Basketball

 

TV, radio sports schedule for May 11, 2016

on May 10, 2016, at 4:37 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE OAKLAND at BOSTON , 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), WJJB Portland (96.3 FM), WPEI Portland/Saco (95.9 FM) …

Sports briefs for May 9, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on May 09, 2016, at 8:18 p.m.
UMaine football presents team honors The Black Bears handed out their annual team awards during Friday’s season-ending banquet at the Wells Conference Center. Defensive end Trevor Bates of Westbrook received the Harold Westerman Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player. Wideout Micah Wright earned the Jack Butterfield Outstanding Offensive Player …

TV, radio sports schedule for May 10, 2016

on May 09, 2016, at 4:28 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE OAKLAND at BOSTON , 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), WJJB Portland (96.3 FM), WPEI Portland/Saco (95.9 FM) …
Duke Blue Devils head coach Joanne McCallie talks to guard Haley Gorecki (2) on the sidelines in their game against the Western Carolina Lady Catamounts at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, Dec. 29, 2015.

After investigation, McCallie keeps job as Duke women’s basketball coach

By BDN Staff Reports on May 09, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Duke initiated its investigation in mid-April after the recently announced departures of two players, Azura Stevens and Angela Salvadores.

TV radio sports schedule for May 9, 2016

on May 09, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE OAKLAND at BOSTON , 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), WJJB Portland (96.3 FM), WPEI Portland/Saco (95.9 FM) …
NHL/NBA Roundup
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop looks at the puck as he falls down  after he made a save against the New York Islanders during the second period in game five of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.

Bishop shuts out Islanders, leads Lightning to conference finals

By The Sports Xchange on May 08, 2016, at 7:23 p.m.
TAMPA, Florida — Victor Hedman scored two goals and former University of Maine standout Ben Bishop recorded his fifth career shutout in the Stanley Cup playoffs as the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 4-0 win against the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference second-round series on …
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Should the NBA add a 7th foul or the Old CBA No foul out rule?

on May 08, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
How many basketball games are decided by who is on the floor and who is not on the floor because they are in foul trouble or have fouled out of a game at any level? It has always made me ponder why a high school game of 32 minutes has …

On Deck, a sports calendar for May 5, 2016

on May 05, 2016, at 8:27 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, East Grand School. Includes 20-mile race with a compass run, mountain biking, paddling (canoe or kayak), mud crawl, two-person crosscut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling. Fee $20 per person, which includes trophies, T-shirt, lunch …
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How the last 13.5 seconds of Spurs-Thunder game could have been called

on May 05, 2016, at 5:35 p.m.
Why is it that  NBA game regular season or playoffs is called one way for 46 minutes and then if it is a close game in the last two minutes it is not called at all like the first 46 minutes. The 3 officials seemed to put away their whistles …

TV, radio sports schedule for May 6, 2015

on May 05, 2016, at 5:05 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Go Bowling 400, practice 11:30 a.m., qualifying 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Toyota Tundra 250, 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at N.Y. YANKEES, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais …
Brendan McIntyre of Hamden Academy drives to the basket in the Eastern Maine Class A championship basketball game in Augusta in this February 2015 file photo.

Hampden stars among Maine Maritime basketball recruiting class

on May 04, 2016, at 12:35 p.m.
“Never before in its history has our program had four different states represented by an incoming class.”
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Spurs lose Chance to Go Up 2-0

on May 03, 2016, at 10:33 p.m.
The only team I root for in the NBA is the San Antonio Spurs and they are the  only NBA team that I will watch in the regular season when high school and college basketball is going on, However, it’s the playoffs now and the only thing that can fix …

Sports briefs for May 3, 2016

By Joe McLaughlin on May 03, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
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 had surgery on his left hand April 14 …
Chris Hudson of Hodgdon brings the ball up the court while playing a recent game for the Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, Massachusetts.

Former Hodgdon basketball star bound for Bentley

By Ernie Clark on May 03, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
The pipeline from Maine high schools to the Bentley University men’s basketball program continues to be active.
Amy Vachon

UMaine women’s basketball promotes two assistants

By Pete Warner on May 02, 2016, at 6:33 p.m.
The departure of one University of Maine women’s basketball coach has opened the door for promotions for two others. Black Bears head coach Richard Barron on Monday announced that he has promoted Augusta native Amy Vachon to associate head coach and has elevated Edniesha Curry to the No. 2 assistant …

TV, radio sports schedule for May 3, 2016

on May 02, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at CHICAGO WHITE SOX, 8 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), WJJB Portland (96.3 FM), WPEI Portland/Saco (95.9 …
he 2016 inductees for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame gather for a group photo prior to Sunday's awards banquet at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Pictured are: (front row, from left): Kristin Barry, Sheri Piers, John "Jack" Kelley, Travis Roy, Ralph Payne, Pennie Page Cummings and Ed Phillips. In the back row are: Royce Cross, Woodrow Cross II, Jonathan Cross, Kirsten Clark-Rickenbach, Dan Hamblet, Doug Friedman and Amy Vachon.

Payne, Roy, Vachon headline Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductees

By Pete Warner on May 01, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
BANGOR | Ralph Payne is regarded as the best running back ever to play for Brewer High School and among the best in Maine history. On Sunday, at his enshrinement into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame, all he could talk about those with whom he shared success on …
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Best Quarter (12 MINUTES) of Basketball I’ve Ever Seen in my 70 years involved with the game

on May 01, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.
I don’t want to jinx my favorite NBA team the San Antonio Spurs, who are the only NBA Team that I will watch during the regular season. However, the first 12 minutes of their opening game of the semi final round against one of the most athletically talented teams in …

Sports briefs for April 29, 2016

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 …
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Why Don’t NBA Teams Use Junk Defenses to Try to Stop the Warriors Shooters

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 …