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Race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson (right) finishes alongside fellow former Boston Marathon winner Jacqueline Gareau of Montreal in the 10th annual Beach To Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth in this August 2007 file photo.

Report: Maine running legend suffers injury while training

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 02, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
According to the report, Joan Benoit Samuelson suffered a leg injury while out for a run in Freeport, and she had to be picked up by a car.
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University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) tries for two past Central Connecticut State University during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

UMaine basketball team to protest North Carolina anti-LGBT law

BDN staff reports on Dec. 02, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.

UMaine men’s basketball team visits No. 5 Duke

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 8:46 a.m.
The Maine men’s basketball program gets its first look inside historic Cameron Indoor Stadium, but the Black Bears may not be in a sightseeing mood in their role as heavy underdog to Duke.
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UMaine-Duke men’s basketball: More than a likely blowout

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 02, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
“It will be an incredible challenge for us.”
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As unique, as Gronk

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 7:07 a.m.

Bruins squeak past Hurricanes in shootout

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.

Local sports results for Dec. 1, 2016

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:09 a.m.

Sports briefs for Nov. 30, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:09 a.m.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 2, 2016

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
University of Maine's Blanca Millan (right) looks to move past Purdue's Bridget Perry during their basketball game on Nov. 11 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

UMaine women’s basketball team eyes further progress at Clemson

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 01, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
“I’ve definitely been pleased with the team’s efforts, their understanding of the system, the team morale and the chemistry.”
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) runs for a gain after a catch during an Oct. 30 game at Buffalo. Gronkowski reportedly faces back surgery and will miss at least eight weeks.

Patriots’ Gronkowski to undergo back surgery

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
University of Maine's Garet Beal (right) shoots for three past Stony Brook University's Kameron Mitchell during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this January 2015 file photo.

UMaine senior basketball player undergoes foot surgery

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Senior swingman Garet Beal of Beals Island underwent surgery on Monday in Portland, according to University of Maine coach Bob Walsh.
Sukee Arena in Winslow, which hosted the pictured Class B East hockey semifinal between Waterville and Presque Isle in 2014, has closed because of equipment failure. Four central Maine high schools had to scramble to find adequate game and practice time at three other area rinks for the 2016-17 season.

Rink managers help schools salvage hockey season after Winslow arena closes

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4 p.m.
“We can’t thank the three arenas enough. What they have done to enable four high school teams to be able to practice and play is a huge commitment for them.”

Mainer hits 11 3-pointers in Fitchburg State victory

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.
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AUDIO: Maine Women’s Basketball Coach Richard Barron

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
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University of Maine's Will Merchant (second from left) tries to get the puck by University of New Hampshire goalie Danny Tirone (left) at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland in this December 2015 file photo.

UMaine, UNH renew intense hockey rivalry with home-and-home series

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 01, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
“We have a love-hate relationship with them,” said UMaine senior right wing Blaine Byron. “We hate them, but we love playing them.”

Maine Prep Cup to be held Sunday and Monday, Dec. 4 and 5

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
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The Chicago Cubs celebrate winning the World Series at the end of Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians Nov. 3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.

MLB, players reach tentative labor agreement

By Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
For the first time since 2002, the All-Star Game will not determine home field advantage in the World Series.

Elks National Hoop Shoot free throw contest in Bangor

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:33 p.m.
University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) tries for two past Central Connecticut State University during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

Fleming a bright spot in UMaine’s slow start

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
“He was able to create for others and he’s a good scorer and a pretty aggressive player.”