July 17, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Brunswick battles Lisbon in 8U Tournament

THE 8U BASEBALL TOURNAMENT is currently under way at Ham Complex in Bridgton. On Friday, Lisbon took on Brunswick, with Brunswick coming out on top, 13-3. More...

Split for Sox, Yankees, 3-0

BOSTON, Mass. Major league home run leader Aaron Judge hit a towering fly ball toward the triangle in Fenway Park's center field, and Jackie Bradley Jr. began drifting over toward the bullpen wall. More...

Fisher Cats knock off Sea Dogs in finale

MANCHESTER, N.H. The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (37-56) used a fourrun first inning to beat the Portland Sea Dogs (43-47), 10- 3, Sunday afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

Hamlin wins at New Hampshire, ends JGR’s streak

LOUDON, N.H. Joe Gibbs Racing has undergone an unexpected upheaval that forced the organization into a youth movement. The biggest surprise, though, was going 0 for 2017. More...

West bests East, 55-18

Lobster Bowl played at Thornton Academy

SACO The West used a little misdirection to score first in the 28th annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic. Everything after that was straight-ahead, no-frills domination. More...

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Highland Green drops 2

TOPSHAM   James Sinclair singled in the game-winning run in the seventh inning as Coastal Landscape finished off a Zone 3 Senior American Legion baseball sweep on Sunday over Highland Green, 5-4.  Coastal won the opener, 1- 0, as Riley Bart More...

Federer gets his 8th Wimbledon

LONDON   After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears.  More...

Quintana pays quick dividends for Cubs

Dodgers win 9th in a row

BALTIMORE Jose Quintana dazzled in his debut for the Chicago Cubs, striking out a seasonhigh 12 in seven innings to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8- 0 on Sunday for a threegame sweep. More...

Park wins US Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, N.J. After weeks of uncertainty, the U.S. Women’s Open stopped being about President Donald Trump, his course and his views toward women and it turned out to be what the USGA wanted: a good tournament on a good course. More...

Lefty Wyman makes history

South Freeport native wins his first Maine Amateur Golf title

BRUNSWICK There were many things that Jack Wyman was thinking about on Thursday in the final round of the Maine Amateur Golf Championship at Brunswick Golf Club. More...

Childs captures Outlaw Madness

WISCASSET Fans and fun were the name of the game on Saturday at Wiscasset Speedway with Group 2 Fan Appreciation Night. More...

Sea Dogs open up second half with a win

MANCHESTER, N.H. Kevin McAvoy improved to 3-1 in his last four starts, leading the Portland Sea Dogs (42-44) to a 6-1 win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (34-55) on Thursday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

Former Bruin retires

EDMONTON, Alberta   Veteran defenseman Andrew Ference, who won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2011, has announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons.  The 38-year-old made his announcement Thursday after spending the pas More...

Mayweather, McGregor exchange profanities, barbs in Brooklyn

NEW YORK   Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor’s face. McGregor waved Jay Z’s new CD in Mayweather’s direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot.  The rest?  More...

Pawtucket rolls, 5-0

SYRACUSE, N.Y.   Dan Butler had three hits and scored three runs, and Brian Johnson allowed just three hits over seven innings as the Pawtucket Red Sox defeated the Syracuse Chiefs, 5-0 on Thursday in International League baseball action. More...

Red Sox-Yankees open second half tonight

BOSTON The Boston Red Sox upswing over the past month — from four games down on June 11 to 3 1/2 games up as they open the second half tonight — is just as much about them as it is the New York Yankees. More...

Cubs acquire Quintana

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CHICAGO   The Chicago Cubs found the pitching help they were looking for just a few miles from Wrigley Field. More...

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Feng ahead in Open

BEDMINSTER, N.J.   Shanshan Feng had her best round in the U.S. Women’s Open, and the firstround lead.  More...