on April 29, 2016, at 11:18 p.m.
PORTLAND | The Reading Fightin Phils jumped out to a 6-0 lead and never looked back, taking game one of their three-game series with the Portland Sea Dogs 14-3 Friday night in an Eastern League game at Hadlock Field. Portland’s Carson Smith made his Red Sox organizational debut on …
By The Sports Xchange on April 29, 2016, at 10:25 p.m.
BOSTON — David Ortiz smashed a two-run home run with one out in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the New York Yankees in the first of 19 meetings between the two rivals on Friday night at Fenway …
on April 29, 2016, at 9:34 p.m.
BANGOR | Amanda Deshaies scored on a free position shot with 3:11 remaining on Friday afternoon, lifting fourth-seeded Husson University to a 12-11 victory over No. 5 Green Mountain College in a North Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse quarterfinal at Boucher Field. Deshaies connected for six goals to propel Husson …
By Jeff Reynolds, The Sports Xchange on April 29, 2016, at 9:34 p.m.
CHICAGO — Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 34th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, a spot many felt was unattainable for Smith because of a major knee injury in the Jan. 1 Fiesta Bowl. Two picks later, UCLA linebacker Myles Jack’s …
By Ernie Clark on April 29, 2016, at 9:10 p.m.
Junior righthander Peter Kemble and two relievers combined to scatter seven hits and the Rams played solidly behind the trio en route to a 5-2 Class A North victory.
By Larry Mahoney on April 29, 2016, at 8:21 p.m.
The 22-year-old will again drive for Brad Keselowski Racing and it will be in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 20.
on April 29, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
High school baseball BANGOR 5, BRUNSWICK 2 Brunswick (1-4) 002 000 0 — 2 7 2 Bangor (5-0) 020 300 x — 5 8 1 Larson and Gay; Kemble, Cowperthwaite (6), Colford (7) and Fournier E: Sharpe, Bessey; Stevenson; 2B: Bessey 2, none; 3B: Henze; none; LOB: Brunswick 7, Bangor …
on April 29, 2016, at 7:15 p.m.
Buckner set for Sea Dogs game PORTLAND | Former Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is scheduled to make an appearance at Hadlock Field at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, when the Portland Sea Dogs host the Bowie Baysox Buckner’s appearance is part of the Sea Dogs’ Throwback Thursday …
on April 29, 2016, at 6:49 p.m.
Baseball MAINE vs. UMASS LOWELL Time, site: 1 p.m. Saturday (2), 1 p.m. Sunday, Mahaney Diamond, Orono Records: Maine 12-27 (2-9 America East), UMass Lowell 17-20 (5-10 AE) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 4-2, UML 10-6 on 4/11/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.308, 3 home runs, 13 …
By Larry Mahoney on April 29, 2016, at 5:45 p.m.
Junior center fielder Leah Stevens sometimes will swing the bat from both sides of the plate in the same at-bat.
on April 29, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, Russian Grand Prix, qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV NASCAR, XFINITY, The Sparks Energy 300, qualifying, 10:30 a.m., FS1-TV; race, 3 p.m., FOX-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, The Geico 500, qualifying, 12:30 p.m., FOX-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE LSU at MISSISSIPPI, noon, ESPN2-TV TEXAS A&M at ARKANSAS, 3 p.m., ESPN2-TV …
on April 29, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Switching over from NBA to MLB is not only a change in sports, but it’s a change in the way I play daily fantasy. In NBA, I played strictly tournaments (GPPs). I’ve noticed in MLB, I am much more comfortable playing cash games (head-to-head, double ups, 50/50’s) because of the …
By Pete Warner on April 29, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
Black Bear baseball players and a coach have gone to spend time with young patients as part of the program’s community outreach.
By Staff, Journal Tribune on April 29, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.
“Who knows, you could be the family to give shelter to a future Major League Baseball played.”
on April 29, 2016, at 12:32 p.m.
Sadie Hammond, a freshman from Belgrade, has been named a Southeastern Conference women’s tennis second-team all-star for her play at first singles for the University of Tennessee this season.
GET PUMPED WITH RYAN
on April 29, 2016, at 7:41 a.m.
It’s hard not to love this hard-working, scrappy and determined group of Boston Celtics. What coach Brad Stevens’ club lacked in talent, they made up for with passion and determination. It personifies the toughness and grit of their city and an entire region. It’s something guys like LeBron James can …
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times on April 29, 2016, at 7:06 a.m.
The fallout of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to replace Conor McGregor’s canceled UFC 200 main event with the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier light-heavyweight title rematch is uncertainty for McGregor.
By The Sports Xchange on April 29, 2016, at 6:33 a.m.
Fired ESPN analyst Curt Schilling says racism and bigotry are alive and well at the “Worldwide leader of Sports.”
MAINE HOCKEY JOURNAL
on April 29, 2016, at 2:14 a.m.
Rob Flick scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime to lift the Portland Pirates over the Hershey Bears, 2-1, in Game 3 of the Atlantic Division semifinal Thursday evening before 8,084 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Flick was a late decision to play by Pirates’ head coach …
OFF THE RIM
on April 29, 2016, at 1:27 a.m.
After watching the 3 Warriors 3 point sharpshooters hit 3 after 3 after 3 why hasn’t some NBA team tried something different to try to slow down the 3 point Warrior train. Why haven’t some teams tried a junk defense box or diamond and one on Steph Curry or a …