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2:51 PM

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

It’s not every day – or every year – an NFL franchise goes on the market.

12:52 AM

Lackey struggles as Red Sox fall to Baltimore, 8-4

Every Orioles starter gets at least one hit except for Chris Davis.

12:52 AM

Top-seeded Bruins fall 1-0 to Detroit in Game 1 of NHL playoffs Several photos included in this story

A late third-period goal lifts the Red Wings to victory in a hard-fought opening game.

Yesterday at 10:00 PM

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Thomas splits doubleheader with UMaine-Farmington

The Beavers took the opener 5-3, while the Terriers bounced back to grab the nightcap 6-2.

Yesterday at 9:18 PM

NBA: Motivated LeBron preps for playoff grind

The Miami Heat star uses his detractors to fuel the fire he needs to challenge for a three-peat of titles.

Yesterday at 9:10 PM

Ortiz wants to visit finish line

The Red Sox hitter wants to join in on the Boston Marathon fun.

Yesterday at 11:20 PM

Baseball: USM beats Bowdoin for eighth straight win Several photos included in this story

The Huskies get strong relief pitching in a 5-3 victory.

12:05 AM

Boston prepares for biggest wave ever of marathon visitors

The field of runners has been expanded by 9,000 to nearly 36,000, and spectators could double – to 1 million.

Yesterday at 9:08 PM

NBA: Playoffs look more wide-open than expected

The Heat were preseason favorites to make it three titles in a row, but they have plenty of challengers on both sides of the playoff bracket.

Yesterday at 12:33 AM

Lester, Ross carry Red Sox to 3-1 victory over White Sox

Backup catcher David Ross hits a go-ahead double in the top of the ninth to lift Boston to its second straight win.

April 17

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Day, Curtis lead Tigers to win

The pair each scored three goals as the Gardiner girls lacrosse team beat Camden Hills 8-6.

April 17

NBA: Ainge, Celtics have work ahead in offseason

Boston’s GM said no person is more important than the organization as the club looks to rebuild after the third-worst season in franchise history.

April 17

NBA: Spurs have long road to revenge in NBA playoffs

San Antonio comes into the postseason as a favorite as it seeks to avenge last year’s Finals defeat.

April 17

NHL PLAYOFFS: Boston begins long road to Stanley Cup

The Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins host the Red Wings Friday night in their opening-round series.

April 17

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

He's one of several freshman superstars who could be wearing a Boston Celtics uniform next year.

April 16

Peyton Manning holding on to Super Bowl heartache

'I don't really have a word for it,' the quarterback says in his first public comments since the 43-8 loss to Seattle.

April 16

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Weather dampens season openers

Snow-covered and wet fields have hurt spring sports from starting on time in central Maine.

April 16

NHL: Bruins’ Bergeron credits Olympics for improvement

The Boston center says working with the Canadian national team helped boost his confidence.

April 16

NFL: New York Jets sign Chris Johnson

The former Titans running back has 50 touchdown runs in his seven-year career.

April 15

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Cougars waiting out the weather

Mt. Blue’s track and field teams are eager to test out their new track, which is still partially covered in ice.

April 15

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Burgess improving at pole vault for UMaine

The Waterville graduate says he’s learning new things at every meet.

April 16

Pirates season finale moved from Lewiston to Saco

After a scheduling standoff with the Kora Shrine Circus, the team opts to play it out at the 400-seat MHG Ice Centre in Saco.

April 14

NHL PLAYOFFS: Bruins bring experience to postseason

Boston hosts Detroit in the first round starting Friday night.

April 14

Pro sports more open to paternity leave

Major League Baseball is the only one of the big four leagues in North America to have a standardized paternity leave policy.

April 14

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Colby slips past Thomas

The Mules edged the Terriers 3-2 in non-conference baseball action Monday at Coombs Field.

April 14

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Richmond pride runs deep in coaching staff

Ryan Gardner and Phil Houdlette are giving back to their alma mater.

April 14

After dismal season, UMaine ousts men’s basketball coach

Ted Woodward had only one winning season in 10 years, and player transfers were hurting the program.

April 14

Olympic legend Michael Phelps ends retirement two years before Rio

But his coach says the winningest athlete in Olympic history is ‘pretty far’ from being back in top form.

April 13

Bubba tames Augusta for 2nd Masters title Several photos included in this story

His easy win shows he’s even better-suited to wear the green jacket.

April 13

BOXING: Manny Pacquiao back on top after Bradley win

But although he tried mightily, Pacquiao didn’t stop or even really hurt Bradley during 12 mostly exciting rounds Saturday night.

April 13

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Thomas men win fourth straight

The Terriers’ tennis team recorded a commanding 9-0 victory over Lyndon State College.

April 13

NHL: Brodeur, Devils shut down Bruins

Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what was possibly his final game in New Jersey.

April 13

GARY HAWKINS: Old guys deserve a little respect

As exciting is it is to see young athletes turning in strong performances, the seasoned veterans have earned their plaudits too.

April 12

Augusta Strongman competition not just for men anymore Several photos included in this story Video clip included

Women make up nearly half of field at Central Maine Strongman 7.

April 12

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Thomas baseball earns split with Castleton

UMF women’s lacrosse team beats Green Mountain 12-3.

April 12

Spieth, Watson tied for lead at the Masters

Twenty-year-old Jordan Spieth is making quite a bid to become golf’s youngest major champion in more than 80 years.

April 12

TRAVIS LAZARCZYK: A long road back for injured gymnast

Rachel Pratt doesn’t let bruised femur or torn ACL keep her down.

April 12

McCann homers twice to power Yankees past Red Sox 7-4

Carlos Beltran, Alfonso Soriano and Kelly Johnson also connected as the Yankees scored all their runs on homers.

April 12

Bruins clinch NHL’s top record

Boston tops Buffalo 4-1 as David Krejci scores two goals.

April 12

Lightning's Malone arrested after traffic stop

Ryan Malone is charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.

April 13

Sports Illustrated's Boston Marathon photo shoot draws crowd

Organizers of the event estimate 3,000 people came out for the 'Boston Strong' event.

April 12

Red Sox closer Uehara still out, return uncertain

Koji Uehara says he doesn’t think the problem is a serious one.

April 12

Sizemore, Lester lift Red Sox over Yankees, 4-2

Grady Sizemore hits a three-run home run off CC Sabathia, and Boston evens the series with its archrival.

April 11

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Colby baseball slams Bowdoin

The Mules crushed the Polar Bears 8-2 Friday and the two will meet again Saturday.

April 11

Central Maine Strongman 7 set for Saturday

Proceeds from the event will benefit Augusta Little League and Kennebec Cannons Youth Lacrosse.

April 11

HOCKEY: Change may hit Pirates

A rumored AHL Pacific Division could effect Portland’s affiliation with Phoenix.

April 11

Maine Winter Sports Center secures funding for 2014-15

The world-class training center is still looking to raise another $200,000 by April 30.

April 11

Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters Several photos included in this story

The fan favorite takes a 3-shot lead into the weekend, while Phil Mickelson misses the cut for the first time in 17 years.

April 11

Two Aaron Hernandez associates indicted on murder charges

The two men were allegedly with the former Patriot the night Odin Lloyd was shot to death near Hernandez’s home.

April 10

Lanpher staying local this season

Manchester native Reid Lanpher, 15, is to race in PASS North and at Beech Ridge.

April 10

Haas grabs Masters lead

He birdied the final hole for a 4-under 68 and the opening-round lead, looking for a Masters title his father Jay never managed to win.

April 10

GOLF: Area courses poised to open

Cold weather took its toll, but winter is releasing its grip slowly but surely.

April 10

SKIING: Winthrop native wins national skiercross title

Colby Laflamme impressed at Copper Mountain in Colorado last weekend.

April 10

AUTO RACING: Weeks eyes an encore

The Waterville racer is eager for strong season at Winterport Dragway.

April 10

Video: Sea Dogs' grounds crew prepares Hadlock Video clip included



April 9

MEN’S LACROSSE: Thomas holds off UMF in thriller

The Terriers won their third in a row at the expense of the rival Beavers.

April 9

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: USM pounds Colby

The Huskies thumped 17 hits in a 12-1 win over the Mules at Tower Field Wednesday.

April 9

GOLF: Masters full of anticipation and mystery

Even without Tiger Woods in the field, the organizers, players and fans alike expect a tournament with the usual serve of drama.

April 9

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Madison coach calls on ace

Arizona State national championship pitcher Katie Burkhart Gooch visited practice and spoke to the team about the love of the game.

April 10

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Messalonskee sophomore builds shot put circle

Emily Steinmeyer took on the project in her Tech Trades class and finished it just before the start of outdoor season.

April 9

Red Sox beat Rangers 4-2 on Ortiz’s late-inning home run Several photos included in this story

Big Papi blasts a three-run homer in the 8th inning to give Boston their fourth win of the season.

April 9

PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING: Former WWE wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

His sudden death came just days after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and appearances at WrestleMania 30 and on “Monday Night Raw”.

April 9

Michigan girl, 8, befriended by hoops star dies

Lacey met Adreian Payne during one of her hospital stays two years ago, and their friendship quickly blossomed.

April 10

Maine native Matthew Mulligan leaves Patriots for Bears

Matthew Mulligan The tight end, who went to Penobscot Valley High and played at UMaine, played in 15 games for the Patriots last season.

April 9

Connecticut repeats the feat Several photos included in this story

UConn wins a second straight women’s title, a night after the men also reached the top.

April 8

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Mules edge Polar Bears

A Lindsey McKenna goal gave Colby a comeback 11-10 win over Bowdoin.

April 8

Plenty of questions remain about concussions, brain injury expert tells Colby

The college’s Maine Concussion Management Initiative is working to reduce the risks of concussion in the state’s youth.

April 8

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Huskies again star in underdog role

A chip-on-the-shoulder mentality and a cool head down the stretch helped UConn to its second national title in four years.

April 8

Historic title game a boost for women’s basketball Several photos included in this story

Either UConn (39-0) or Notre Dame (37-0) will become the sport’s eighth unbeaten champion.

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