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Patrick Kelly of Rockport (right) sizes up Rafael Velado during their New England Fights amateur lightweight title fight on June 17 in Lewiston. The 52-year-old Kelly beat Velado to claim the belt.

Rockport fighter, a ‘man who knows no limits,’ wins MMA title at 52

By Ernie Clark on June 25, 2017, at 8:35 a.m.
“Pat Kelly is as fierce a competitor as they come,” NEF co-owner and matchmaker Matt Peterson said. “His dedication to health and fitness and his endless quest to challenge himself is inspiring.”
Los Angeles Angels second baseman Danny Espinosa (3) steals second bass past Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) during the fourth inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Angels’ Ramirez quiets Red Sox

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on June 24, 2017, at 11:24 p.m.
ARCA Series driver Austin Theriault (52) leads during the Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Fort Kent driver registers third ARCA victory

By Larry Mahoney on June 24, 2017, at 10:26 p.m.

Incoming UMaine goaltender selected in 4th round by Boston Bruins in NHL draft

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 24, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
Jeremy Swayman, who will be a freshman for coach Red Gendron’s club this fall, was selected in the fourth round by the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League draft on Saturday.

Friday’s golf results

on June 23, 2017, at 9:57 p.m.
Former Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz wipes tears during ceremonies for retiring his No. 34 before a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday night.

Ortiz earns ‘super honor’ with Red Sox retiring his No. 34

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on June 23, 2017, at 9:12 p.m.
Orono High School's Jackson Coutts (right) receives the Dr. John Winkin Award as Maine's Mr. Baseball from Nick Caiazzo, president of Maine Baseball Coaches Association, at Colby College in Waterville on Friday.

Orono’s Coutts wins Mr. Baseball award

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2017, at 8:39 p.m.

Winkin Mr. Baseball Award winners

on June 23, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
Former New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano coaches against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at Barclays Center.

Former UMaine hockey player, ex-Islanders coach joins Florida Panthers’ staff

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 23, 2017, at 6:34 p.m.
Jack Capuano, a former University of Maine defenseman and Bangor resident who was deposed by the Islanders in January, has been named an associate head coach with the Florida Panthers.
Orono’s Jake Koffman placed first in the discus throw at the 2017 PVC Small School Championship Meet that was held at Foxcroft Academy in May.

Orono senior, Cheverus freshman win Gatorade track and field honors

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 23, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.
A throng of former Maine high school stars are competing in Sacramento, California, this weekend for the right to represent the United States at the World Track and Field championships.

Bucksport 10-miler to celebrate 42nd running on Saturday

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 23, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
One of Maine’s longest-running road races will celebrate its 42nd birthday on Saturday morning.

Husson men’s basketball team adds third Florida recruit

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
Dylan Angel is the latest newcomer to the Husson University men’s basketball program.

Ex-UMaine player transfers again

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
Kevin Little, the former University of Maine men’s basketball player who transferred to Colorado State University, is on the move again.
Nick Derba was named the University of Maine's head baseball coach on Friday.

Derba named UMaine baseball coach

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.
The ‘interim’ has been dropped from Nick Derba’s title.
Jacare Souza (red gloves) fights Tim Boetsch (blue gloves) during UFC 208 at Barclays Center, Feb. 11, 2017.

Lincolnville native to face former champion in UFC test

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
Tim Boetsch typically hasn’t been the bigger combatant during his 21 previous Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts.
Markelle Fultz stops for photographers while walking the red carpet before the start of the NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

By Wire Service Reports on June 23, 2017, at 6:20 a.m.
The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, bolstering the team’s young core by adding the 19-year-old playmaker.
THE DRIVE

Patriots Mount Rushmore

on June 23, 2017, at 4:07 a.m.
New England Patriots defensive lineman Woodrow Hamilton (left) shares a light moment with former Patriots running back Harold Shaw during Thursday's Football For You youth clinic held at the Winkin Complex at Husson University in Bangor.

Patriots defensive lineman giving back after memorable first season

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Woodrow Hamilton said it is, “kind of hard to explain the feeling you get” when you are a Super Bowl champion.

Thursday’s golf results

on June 22, 2017, at 9:12 p.m.

Thursday’s Little League results

on June 22, 2017, at 9:05 p.m.