By The Sports Xchange on July 17, 2016, at 11:50 p.m.
NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the New York Yankees salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night. Starlin Castro had an RBI double and Austin Romine and Jacoby Ellsbury had run-scoring …
on July 17, 2016, at 7:58 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE N.Y. METS at CHICAGO CUBS, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE PORTLAND at TRENTON, 7 p.m., WPEI Portland (95.5 & 95.9 FM), WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), WKTQ South Paris (1450 AM), WTME Rumford (780 AM) radio BASKETBALL, NBA SUMMER LEAGUE Championship game, Teams TBD, 9 p.m., ESPN2-TV …
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange on July 16, 2016, at 9:30 p.m.
NEW YORK — Sandy Leon could not remember the last time he put so much force into a swing and drove it over 400 feet. “I don’t remember, maybe never,” Leon said. The next time the topic comes up in conversation, Leon will have a better memory of the occasion. …
on July 15, 2016, at 10:52 p.m.
PORTLAND | Cole Sturgeon broke a 1-1 tie with a bases-loaded, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth to lift the Portland Sea Dogs by the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 3-2 in Eastern League baseball action Friday night at Hadlock Field. Portland plated the game’s first run in …
By The Sports Xchange on July 15, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has taken a knee and opted to drop his legal fight versus the NFL involving his four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate.
By Larry Mahoney on July 15, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
The American Hockey League, which is the top minor league for the NHL, approved some rules for the upcoming season last week designed to curb fighting, but University of Maine assistant men’s hockey coach Ben Guite, who played in 653 AHL games and 175 NHL games, said the new rules “aren’t going to change things a whole lot.”
By The Sports Xchange on July 14, 2016, at 10:26 p.m.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz could face discipline from Major League Baseball after the 40-year-old told reporters that Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion would make a good replacement after he retires. Ortiz didn’t stop there as he also mentioned the Red Sox would be wise to acquire …
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By Wire Service Reports on July 14, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
San Diego Padres all-star pitcher Drew Pomeranz has been traded to the Boston Red Sox for a top pitching prospect.
on July 14, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, practice, 11:30 a.m., qualifying, 4:30 p.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR XFINITY, practice, 1 p.m., NBCSN-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 (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket …
By Ernie Clark on July 14, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The sigh of relief could be heard from the Great Plains to the East Coast late Wednesday evening after Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch scored a second-round technical knockout of Josh Samman on the main card of UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
By Reuters on July 13, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
Canadians rained social media scorn on a performer on Wednesday for inserting the politically-charged phrase “all lives matter” into the lyrics of the Canadian national anthem and holding up the words on a sign during the rendition.
on July 13, 2016, at 6:07 p.m.
BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE NEW HAMPSHIRE at PORTLAND, 7 p.m., WPEI Portland (95.5 & 95.9 FM), WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), WKTQ South Paris (1450 AM), WTME Rumford (780 AM) radio CHARLOTTE at PAWTUCKET, 7 p.m., NESN-TV BASKETBALL, NBA SUMMER LEAGUE Playoffs, Teams TBD, 4, 6, 8, 10 p.m., ESPN2-TV CYCLING Tour …
By Marc Carig, Newsday on July 13, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
SAN DIEGO — During a quiet moment in the middle of the madness, with the National League clubhouse bustling with activity, Mets manager Terry Collins was asked when he would begin having some fun. “At about 5:15,” he said, quoting the local start time of the All-Star Game. Yet, when …
By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
The 37-year-old Boyington will travel to Russia to fight in the main event of ACB 42, a show being staged by one of that country’s largest MMA promotions, Absolut Championship Berkut.
By The Sports Xchange on July 13, 2016, at 10:07 a.m.
The New England Patriots quarterback can still ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his case.
By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange on July 13, 2016, at 12:13 a.m.
SAN DIEGO — Second-inning homers by Kansas City teammates Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez powered the American League to a 4-2 victory over the National League on Tuesday night in the 87th All-Star Game before 42,386 at Petco Park. The National League was leading 1-0 thanks to a Kris Bryant …
By Ernie Clark on July 12, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
An eight-fight professional mixed martial arts card was announced Tuesday for the “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight” internet reality show that will be taped in front of a live audience from the Cross Insurance Center’s grand ballroom on Aug. 5.
By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange on July 11, 2016, at 10:51 p.m.
SAN DIEGO — Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins cranked out 61 home runs over three rounds to win the Home Run Derby Monday night at Petco Park. Stanton hit 41 homers in the first two rounds of the Home Run Derby to advance to the championship round against defending …
on July 11, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE All-Star Game, 8 p.m., FOX-TV; WEZQ-FM, Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio BASKETBALL, NBA SUMMER LEAGUE BOSTON vs. DALLAS, 6 p.m., ESPN2-TV CHICAGO vs. SAN ANTONIO, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV CYCLING Tour de France, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV
By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
The former four-time state wrestling champion from Camden-Rockport High School may need another dramatic victory to ensure that his MMA career will continue at the highest level.