FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Carolina Panthers have been patiently waiting for the kind of performance from Cam Newton that had elevated him to the elite among NFL quarterbacks. He finally delivered — against the reigning Super Bowl champions. Graham Gano hit a 48-yard field… Read More
    BOSTON — Aaron Judge socked a two-run homer, and Luis Severino tossed seven scoreless innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Judge, who was celebrating his 25th birthday in his first game at Fenway Park,… Read More
    BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell really couldn’t know what to expect from Drew Pomeranz when the left-hander came off the disabled list to pitch for Boston against the powerful Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. After all, Pomeranz was shaky and hurt in spring training. Read More
    Gordon remains suspended, done with Browns Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will remain on the NFL’s reserve/suspended list until further notice. Gordon was scheduled to rejoin practice on Monday and play Oct. 9 against the New England Patriots in his first game since… Read More
    Brewer’s Moore wins Speedway 95 feature race HERMON, Maine — Brewer’s Anthony Moore took the lead from Clifton’s Alvin McNevin on lap four of the 20-lap Road Runner feature at Speedway 95 Wednesday night and held it through three red-flag restarts to claim his first win… Read More
    Alabama offensive lineman Taylor arrested for DWI Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was arrested for driving while intoxicated Sunday, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Taylor’s bond was set at $1,000, according to multiple outlets. The 6-foot-5, 345-pound senior from Mobile,… Read More
    Bruins sign Backes to five-year, $30 million deal The Boston Bruins signed center David Backes to a five-year, $30 million deal shortly after Friday’s free-agency frenzy began. The 32-year-old Backes departed the St. Louis Blues as a free agent after 10 seasons. He had… Read More
    Two Sea Dogs selected to All-Star Futures Game PORTLAND, Maine — Portland Sea Dogs’ second baseman Yoan Moncada and outfielder Andrew Benintendi have been selected to participate in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego. Moncada, 21,… Read More
    Stamkos hopes to return to series Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos continues to progress from surgery to remove a blood clot and indicated there is a slim chance he can return during the Eastern Conference finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Stamkos, who scored… Read More
    Bruins’ Beleskey, Krejci, Krug recovering Boston Bruins forward Matt Beleskey, forward David Krejci and defenseman Torey Krug are recovering from offseason surgeries. The Bruins announced Tuesday that all three had their surgeries last month and are expected to make full recoveries. Beleskey… Read More
    Pine Hill Golf Course opens Wednesday BREWER — Pine Hill Golf Course will open for the season at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The course is open for walkers only but carts will be available starting on Saturday. Smith alleged hit-and-run video aired by ABC… Read More
    Ex-Jazz coach afflicted with Parkinson’s disease, dementia Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan is suffering from Parkinson’s disease plus Lewy body dementia, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Wednesday. Sloan disclosed the illnesses during an interview at his home in Riverton, Utah. Sloan… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Four tourney basketball semifinal games are set to be televised by Bangor’s ABC and FOX 22 on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons while the Friday afternoon schedule will be determined after the outcomes of some Wednesday contests, according to Mike Palmer, the company’s vice president and… Read More
    The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Scott Kazmir to a three-year, $48 million contract, filling the hole in their starting rotation created by the departure of Zack Greinke. Kazmir can opt out of his contract after next season. The class of free-agent pitchers will be particularly… Read More
    Red Claws acquire former Delaware starPORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Red Claws have acquired Davon Usher from the available player pool. Usher, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, has joined the Red Claws and will wear No. 14. Last season, Usher played overseas, playing 16 games for… Read More