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Shaw surges to PASS North feature victory at Speedway 95

HERMON, Maine — D.J. Shaw of Center Conway, New Hampshire, took the lead a lap before the halfway point on Sunday afternoon and drove to victory in the 150-lap Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model feature at Speedway 95. Shaw had charged back in…

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UMaine’s pitchers gearing up for America East baseball tournament during Hartford series

ORONO, Maine — After a forgettable junior season during which he was bothered by an arm ailment, University of Maine senior right-hander John Arel found himself in a difficult role this season. When the ace of the staff, Justin Courtney, was lost for t…

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Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs to take 2-0 series lead

BOSTON — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Terry Rozier added 18 points, while Al Horf…

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Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

BOSTON — Jaylen Brown had 23 points and eight rebounds, Marcus Morris added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Boston Celtics opened a 21-point, first-quarter lead and scorched the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference …

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Doyon wins season-opening Speedway 95 feature

HERMON, Maine — Driving the car that won the Best of Show award at the annual Northeast Motorsports Show in Augusta last January, Winterport’s Joey Doyon led all 40 laps of the Dysart’s late model feature at Speedway 95 on Saturday. Starting from the outside pole position, Doyon led the field

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Experience at UMaine started Montgomery on road to coaching career, job in NHL

Jim Montgomery had an inkling that he may want to get into coaching when he put together floor hockey teams in high school. But it wasn’t until he attended the University of Maine that he firmly decided coaching was the profession he wanted to pursue. He has now reached the pinnacle of the profession

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Adidas interested in signing Kaepernick if he signs with an NFL team first

Adidas is interested in signing Colin Kaepernick. However, there appears to be just one possible snag — the free agent quarterback must first be signed by an NFL team. That could be quite the sticking point, given that Kaepernick was made to sit out al…

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How a Maine inventor helped a Red Sox ace regain his winning ways

BLUE HILL, Maine — For Terry M. Cross, it was a moment of bliss, like you’d get from a really good massage. The New England Sports Network showed Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price. The left-hander was in Boston’s dugout during the seventh inning of Boston’s 3-2 win over Tampa Bay on March

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New pro hockey team in Maine to be affiliated with NHL’s Rangers

The new professional hockey team starting play in Portland this year will be affiliated with the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers, team officials announced Monday. “The New York Rangers are pleased to begin our partnership with the Maine Mariners,” said Chris Drury, Rangers assistant general

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New pro hockey team in Maine to be affiliated with NHL’s Rangers

The new professional hockey team starting play in Portland this year will be affiliated with the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers, team officials announced Monday. “The New York Rangers are pleased to begin our partnership with the Maine Mariners,” said Chris Drury, Rangers assistant general

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Red Sox ace Sale hit by liner, expects to be OK for opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. — This was not the sight the Boston Red Sox envisioned in Chris Sale’s final spring training tuneup: Their ace crumpled on the ground, knocked off the mound by a line drive. Sale quickly got up, flexed his leg a few times and walked off the field under his own power Saturday. The

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Red Sox hope to take next step with rookie manager, new slugger

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Before the 2016 season, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski added former Cy Young winner David Price and closer Craig Kimbrel to help win the World Series. It didn’t happen. Before last season, he got Chris Sale to help win the World Series. It didn’t happen

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Beal scores 34, Wizards beat depleted Celtics in double overtime

BOSTON — The Washington Wizards came back from a big deficit to force one overtime, then outlasted the Boston Celtics in the second OT. Bradley Beal scored 34 points, including four in the second extra period, and the Wizards rallied from 20 points dow…

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Red Sox could head into season with pitching uncertainty

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The idea of beginning a season with four regular pitchers unavailable could be anywhere from daunting to devastating for many teams. But that is what the Boston Red Sox could be facing. The Red Sox have four pitchers who might be out…

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Dolphins likely to add Patriots receiver Amendola

MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins are ready to add two receivers after trading Jarvis Landry, and the likely newcomers include one of Tom Brady’s favorite targets. Former New England Patriots receiver Danny Amendola and ex-Kansas City Chiefs wideout Albert Wilson are discussing contract offers and are likely

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With rain looming, Red Sox lefty Price throws in bullpen

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox left-hander David Price threw nearly his full repertoire of pitches in his outing on Saturday — fastball, cutter and changeup. Everything except a curveball. That was reserved for Mother Nature. Price was scheduled to make hi…

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