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Feb 17

Friday’s high school basketball tournament summaries

GIRLS Class A MESSALONSKEE 63, MEDOMAK VALLEY 49 Medomak Valley (11-8) Nash 0-1 0-0 0, White 4-7 0-2 11, Willis 0-0 0-0, Schaeffer 2-6 2-2 6, DePatsy 4-15 0-0 9, Lash 1-2 0-0 2, Kunesh 2-5 0-0 6, Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Donlin 0-3 2-2 2, Baughman 0-0 0-0 0, …

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Feb 10

After standing pat, Red Sox will try to hold off Yankees

BOSTON — The New York Yankees, Boston’s biggest rival, added NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to a lineup that already included fellow 50 home run-hitter and AL Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge. The Houston Astros added Gerrit Cole to a pitching rotation that was already good enough to win the World Series

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Feb 07

Fort Kent driver still seeking new ride, return to NASCAR, after winning ARCA title

Fort Kent native Austin Theriault had a memorable 2017 season for Ken Schrader Racing in the ARCA Racing Series and he is hoping to build on that momentum in a more prominent series this season. He has not yet landed a ride. Last season, Theriault crui…

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Feb 07

Fort Kent driver still seeking new ride, return to NASCAR, after winning ARCA title

Fort Kent native Austin Theriault had a memorable 2017 season for Ken Schrader Racing in the ARCA Racing Series and he is hoping to build on that momentum in a more prominent series this season. He has not yet landed a ride. Last season, Theriault crui…

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Feb 07

Fort Kent driver still seeking new ride, return to NASCAR, after winning ARCA title

Fort Kent native Austin Theriault had a memorable 2017 season for Ken Schrader Racing in the ARCA Racing Series and he is hoping to build on that momentum in a more prominent series this season. He has not yet landed a ride. Last season, Theriault crui…

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Jan 31

Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets

DENVER — At last, the Boston Celtics found a way to get a win in the closing moments. Wasn’t easy. Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, Jaylen Brown hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 34 seconds remaining and the struggling Celtics edged the Denver Nuggets 111-110 on Monday night

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Jan 30

Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets

DENVER — At last, the Boston Celtics found a way to get a win in the closing moments. Wasn’t easy. Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, Jaylen Brown hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 34 seconds remaining and the struggling Celtics edged the Denver Nuggets 111-110 on Monday night

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Jan 27

Pats, Brady rule Super Bowl, but scores are awfully tight

The New England Patriots are 5-2 in Super Bowls with Tom Brady. They were thisclose to being 7-0. Or 0-7. So when folks wonder why the spread against Philadelphia is between 5 and 6 points, they should consider that the total difference in scoring in t…

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Jan 25

Amendola making playoffs his playground for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Danny Amendola is Bill Belichick’s kind of player. After battling injuries throughout 2016, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound receiver has had some of the best moments of his five-year Patriots’ tenure during their past two playoff runs. It started last year with his touchdown catch

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Jan 25

Gronkowski listed with concussion, giving Patriots fans early Super Bowl worries

Given the unusual circumstances, with a two-week gap between the AFC championship game and Super Bowl LII, the Patriots did not hold a practice Wednesday. But they were still required by NFL rules to release an injury report, and it listed Rob Gronkows…

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Jan 24

Kuzma leads Lakers to win over Celtics

LOS ANGELES—Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was in that position because Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton trusted him to make free throws under pressure. But with 5.7 seconds left in the game, Caldwell-Pope missed both free throws after the Celtics intent…

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Jan 24

Goodell: Social justice campaign between NFL, players ‘just the beginning’

The NFL and its players moved forward Tuesday with their plans to work together on community activism, announcing the members of a joint committee of owners and players and launching a promotional campaign to accompany the two sides’ social justice initiatives. “This is just the beginning,” NFL Commissioner

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Jan 23

UMaine men’s basketball team hosts New Hampshire; women’s squad faces Wildcats on the road

Men’s Basketball MAINE vs. NEW HAMPSHIRE Time, site:​ Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Records​: UMaine 4-17 overall (1-5 America East), UNH 8-12 (4-2) Series, last meeting:​ UMaine leads 118-73; UNH 64-51 on 2/15/17 Key players: UMaine — ​5-11 G Aaron Calixte (16.2 points, 3.0 rebounds

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Jan 21

Red Sox plan ‘dramatic’ expansion of Fenway safety netting

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy says the team is planning what he calls a “dramatic” expansion of safety netting at Fenway Park. Kennedy announced Saturday that the netting will be extended past the dugouts on both the left field and righ…

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Jan 19

Brady mum on status for AFC title game after cutting finger

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right-hand injury earlier in the week. Brady said a bit contentiously only “We’ll see” on Friday when asked whether he would play in Sunday’s conference title game against Jacksonville.

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Jan 19

Stephen King’s radio station loses Red Sox radio broadcast rights to 92.9 The Ticket

Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket (WEZQ), a Townsquare Media station, on Friday afternoon announced a new three-year agreement to carry Boston Red Sox baseball. The agreement will commence with the start of the 2018 season and continue through 2020. That me…

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