January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Wild card: Bengals-Texans? Uncharted territory

The Houston Texans never have won a playoff game. Of course, they’ve never even played in one. More...

Pats will need that extra week

After nearly four months of games, one thing seems certain about the New England Patriots. There’s a lot of uncertainty. Sure, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski probably will make big plays and the defense likely will give some up. More...

Goings-on

Today — Basketball — Messalonskee boys at Mt. Ararat, 7 p.m.; Mt. Ararat girls at Messalonskee, 7 p.m.; Winthrop boys and girls at Lisbon, with girls at 5:30 p.m. More...

NBA D-League

NBA Development League At A Glance By The Associated Press East Confe More...

Golf glance

By The Associated Press PGA TOUR More...

NBA look

National Basketball Association EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division More...

NHL glance

National Hockey League EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic More...

AHL update

American Hockey League EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic More...

2012 NFL Opponents

By the Associated Press(Dates to be determined)AFC EASTNew England PatriotsHome: Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New YorkJets, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco4 More...

Bergeron scores 2 goals in Bruins’ rout of Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Patrice Bergeron turned defense into offense against the New Jersey Devils and led the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins to a laugher. More...

Freeport boys battle Yarmouth

THE FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL boys basketball team hosted rival Yarmouth in Western Maine Conference play on Wednesday, with the visiting Clippers coming away with an 83- 42 victory. More...

Pierce triggers run, helps Celts beat Nets

BOSTON (AP) — Boston coach Doc Rivers didn’t hind the fact that his team should beat an injury-riddled New Jersey team. Paul Pierce listened and nearly took care of it himself. More...

Bowl glance

College Football FBS Bowl GlanceSaturday, Dec. More...

Maine HS hoops

Wednesday’s ScoresBy The Associated PressBOYS BASKETBALLBucksport 51, Central 30Caribou 50, Houlton 45Easton 66, Ashland Community 24Hermon 47, Ellsworth 43Hyde 61, North Yarmouth Academy 28Lee A More...

Celtics, 89-70

NEW JERSEY (70)James 1-2 0-0 2, She.Williams 3-6 2-2 8, Okur2-8 0-0 4, Gaines 4-12 0-1 8, Brooks 7-16 2-417, Farmar 4-9 2-3 11, Morrow 4-7 0-0 9,Petro 1- 3 0- 0 2, Stevenson 0- 2 0- 0 0,Sha.Williams 2-6 0-0 5, J.Williams 2-3 0-0 4,Horner 0-0 0-0 0. More...

NFL playoff glance

Wild-card PlayoffsSaturday, Jan. 7Cincinnati at Houston, 4:30 p.m.Detroit at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Sunday, Jan. More...

Bruins, 6-1

Boston 213—6NewJersey 100—1First Period — 1, New Jersey, Clarkson 15(Parise), 4:24 (pp). 2, Boston, Campbell 4 (Ference, C.Kelly), 8:15. 3, Boston, Horton 10 (Krejci, Lucic), 13:17 (pp). More...

SPORTS ON TV

THURSDAY EVENING 6:30 (NESN) Bruins Face-Off (Live) 7:00 (NESN) NHL Hockey Calgary Flames at Boston Bruins. From TD Garden in Boston. (Live) 8:00 (TNT) NBA Basketball Miami Heat at Atlanta Hawks. From Philips Arena in Atlanta. More...