Bobcats ready to start new streak

Area softball teams hoping to dodge raindrops

RICHMOND The Richmond Bobcats fell to Penobscot Valley, 4-0 in the State Class D softball final in 2017, ending a remarkable run of 88 straight wins, including four straight State Class D titles from 2013-2016. More...

Bruins bounce back for 3-1 series edge

TORONTO   Facing an opponent missing arguably its best player in front of a raucous home crowd, the Toronto Maple Leafs felt pretty good heading into their Game 4 matchup with the Boston Bruins.  Less than three hours later, they had been p More...

Sizzling Sox bury Angels again, 8-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. With a homer-happy lineup and a lights-out pitching staff, the Boston Red Sox have been mowing down their opposition since the day after opening day. More...

Warriors take 3-0 lead

SAN ANTONIO Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night for a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the death of Gregg Popovich’s wife More...

Celtics’ Rozier making name for himself vs. unfamiliar Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE   Two games into their firstround playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be having trouble remembering each other’s names.  More...

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Caps top Blue Jackets to even series at 2 games each

COLUMBUS, Ohio Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. More...

Morton, Altuve lead Astros over Mariners

SEATTLE Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve had a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday after Evan Gattis hit into a bizarre 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning. More...

Sea Dogs pick up 5-0 win over Yard Goats

PORTLAND   Bobby Poyner worked a scoreless inning on a rehab appearance, then Teddy Stankiewicz dominated for six more scoreless innings and the Portland Sea Dogs (5-7) earned a series split with the Hartford Yard Goats (4-9) with a 5-0 Eastern More...

NFL schedule released

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season

NEW YORK   Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6.  Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. More...

Murray handles the wind, leads Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO Grayson Murray fixed a flaw in his swing and hit the ball well enough that blustery conditions weren’t an issue for him Thursday in the Valero Texas Open. More...

Nadeau helps USM to win

GORHAM — Juniors Aliza Jordan and Colleen Fleming, and sophomore Allison Irish combined for 18 goals as the University of Southern Maine outlasted visiting New England College to post a 24-16 victory in a high-scoring non-conference women&rsquo More...

Hirschfeld named WLCA top player

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse senior captain Hannah Hirschfeld has been named one of the IWLCA’s National Players of the Week. More...

Let’s go racing! Speedway set to open

WISCASSET   Despite winter’s efforts to hold its grip on the northeast region, spring is in fact upon us.  More...

The beat goes on as Red Sox pound Angels

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Bowdoin tennis sweeps Colby

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin College women’s tennis team returned to the win column with a commanding 9- 0 NESCAC sweep on Colby on Wednesday afternoon. The Polar Bears ( 8- 9) turned around a four-game skid with the sweep. The Mules fell to 8-4. More...

Hartford rallies for 9-4 win over Sea Dogs

PORTLAND   Garrett Hampson broke a 4-4 tie with an RBI single in the top of the seventh as the Hartford Yard Goats (4-8) emerged victorious by a final score of 9-4 over the Portland Sea Dogs (4-7) on Wednesday night at Hadlock Field.  The g More...

James leads Cavaliers past Pacers, 100-97

CLEVELAND LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one ga More...

Crosby helps Pens beat Flyers, 5-0, for 3-1 series lead

PHILADELPHIA Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins’ career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. More...

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