Brewers, Middlebrooks agree to minor league deal Third baseman Will Middlebrooks reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. Middlebrooks, who began the 2015 season as the San Diego Padres’ starting third baseman, hit only .212 with nine home… Read More
    Dixmont, Leeds bowlers advance to national tourney NEWPORT, Maine — Jakob Harzewski of Dixmont and Alexandriah Gagne-Robertson of Leeds qualified for the 2016 Junior Gold Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, during the Maine State Junior Gold Bowlers fourth tourney of the season Saturday. Harzewski, who… Read More
    Bowdoin coach gains national field hockey honor BRUNSWICK, Maine — Bowdoin College field hockey coach Nicky Pearson has been named the National Field Hockey Coaches Association New England West Region Coach of the Year. The 2015 New England Small College Athletic Conference Coach of… Read More
    GSA, Greely runners are top Mainers in Foot Locker race BRONX, New York — John Hassett of Castine and Katherine Leggat-Barr of North Yarmouth were the top Maine finishers in the Northeast Regional in the 37th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Saturday at Van Cortlandt… Read More
    Brothers earn spots in national bowling tourney BANGOR — Brothers Brandon and Jacob Dubuc of Auburn earned qualifying berths in the under-20 age division for the national Junior Gold Championships during a Maine State Junior Gold Bowlers tourney Saturday at Family Fun Lanes. Brandon… Read More
    Cavaliers’ Smith accused of choking teenager Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been accused of choking a 19-year-old student after the teenager jeered the basketball player’s trade to Cleveland from the New York Knicks, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. The alleged… Read More
    Soccer senior stars to battle Sunday BANGOR — The 21st Maine Soccer Coaches Annual Senior Bowl will take place at Husson University on Sunday with the boys game starting at noon and the girls following at 2:30 p.m.. Seniors who have been selected to… Read More
    Maine bowlers qualify for national tourney EAST WILTON — Corey Ridley of Jay, Darren Forkey Jr. of Waterville and Avery Goulding of Auburn qualified for the Junior Gold Championships in Indianapolis during the Maine State Junior Gold Bowlers second 10-pin tourney of the season Saturday at… Read More
    Ex-NBA player Rice shot at Atlanta restaurant Former NBA player Glen Rice Jr. was shot in the leg during a fight at a restaurant in downtown Atlanta owned by rapper T.I. on Sunday night and was later charged with reckless conduct and possession of marijuana, police… Read More
    Jets’ Smith won’t press charges against ex-teammate New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith said Monday that he does not intend to press charges against former teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali, who punched him during a locker-room confrontation last month. Enemkpali broke the starting quarterback’s jaw in… Read More
    Fans appeal $76,000 ruling for Super Bowl seat mix-up DALLAS — A group of disgruntled fans who sued the National Football League over a seating fiasco at the 2011 Super Bowl has appealed a $76,000 jury award in the hope of potentially receiving more money, the… Read More
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — One day after the Harrisburg Senators scored nine runs in the first inning, the Portland Sea Dogs scored eight runs with two outs in the fourth and grabbed the season-series finale 9-0 Sunday at Metro Bank Park. The Sea Dogs finished 3-3 on… Read More
    Nevada commission suspends UFC fighter Anderson Silva, one of the best fighters in mixed martial arts history, was suspended for one year by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday. Silva, a former UFC middleweight champion, also was fined $380,000, and the NSAC changed… Read More
    Boston mayor aims to ban chewing tobacco in baseball BOSTON — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Wednesday took on one of baseball’s oldest traditions, saying he planned to ban chewing tobacco at the century-old Fenway Park and all other sporting facilities in the city starting next… Read More