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Bruins great Milt Schmidt dies at 98

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 04, 2017, at 6:22 p.m.
Former National Hockey League most valuable player Milt Schmidt and won the Stanley Cup as both a player and manager has died, the National Hockey League said on Wednesday.
Spencer Abbott of the University of Maine hockey team answers questions from Portland sportscaster Dave Eid during a break from practice Friday at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, in this March 2012 file photo.

Former UMaine star joins NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 04, 2017, at 4 p.m.
Abbott spent the 2015-16 campaign with the SHL’s Frolunda Hockey Club, and was signed by the Blackhawks at the start of this season.
New England Patriots outside linebacker Jamie Collins (91) and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels celebrate a touchdown against the Houston Texans during a Sept. 23 game at Gillette Stadium.

Patriots’ McDaniels in demand for head-coaching openings

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 02, 2017, at 1:20 p.m.
Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak before the game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field. Kubiak stepped down on Monday, citing health concerns.

Kubiak officially steps down as Broncos head coach

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 02, 2017, at 12:41 p.m.
Boston Bruins center Ryan Spooner (51) looks for a rebound in front of Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) during the second period at TD Garden on Saturday.

Bruins make quick work of Sabres

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 01, 2017, at 9:36 a.m.

Packers, Lions prepare for high-stakes game

By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 30, 2016, at 7:20 p.m.
Aaron Rodgers’ last throw at Ford Field was one for the ages. His 61-yard, Hail Mary touchdown pass to Richard Rodgers on the final play shocked the Detroit Lions and gave the Green Bay Packers a 27-23 victory last season.

TV, radio sports schedule for Dec. 31, 2016

on Dec. 30, 2016, at 6:50 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Irving, Cavaliers hold off late Celtics charge

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 30, 2016, at 1:47 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) dives in an attempt to block a shot by Boston Bruins center Ryan Spooner (51) during the third period at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. Spooner scored twice in the third period as Boston beat Buffalo 4-2.

Spooner’s late goal pushes Bruins over Sabres

By Mark Ludwiczak, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 30, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
Windham native Jamie Harrison attempts to apply a rear-naked choke against Brewer's Bruce Boyington during their NEF XVII mixed martial arts bout at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Harrison won the non-title fight via first-round tapout.

Bruce Boyington to fight Saturday at Madison Square Garden

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 30, 2016, at 1:08 p.m.
Boyington, a Milford native now living in Brewer, is set to take on undefeated Andre Harrison on the preliminary card of the World Series of Fighting 36 show Saturday at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws the ball during the first half against the New York Jets on Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returns to practice

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 29, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returned to practice on Thursday, one day removed from sitting out because of a thigh issue.

TV, radio sports schedule for Dec. 29, 2016

on Dec. 28, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.

Rousey carries low profile into main event vs. Nunes

By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:29 p.m.
Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon for the first time in 13 months on Friday night, where she’ll meet current women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes of Brazil in the main event of UFC 207 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin (right) hits Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville during their hockey game at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in this November 2016 file photo.

NHL defenseman from Biddeford suffers broken jaw

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Brian Dumoulin will miss four to six weeks with the jaw injury, according to the report.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket between Memphis Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison (5) and guard Tony Allen (9) during the second half at TD Garden. The Celtics won 113-103.

Green leads Celtics over Grizzlies

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 10:28 p.m.
The Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) scores on Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) in the second period on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets won 4-3.

Blue Jackets top Bruins for 13th consecutive victory

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 28, 2016

on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) breaks free against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter of Monday's NFL game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys won 42-21.

Cowboys keep Lions from clinching playoff spot

By Chad Conine, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 1 p.m.
New England Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe (25) intercepts a pass intended for New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the first half of Saturday's NFL game at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots won 41-3.

Patriots maul Jets, inch closer to No. 1 seed

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 25, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.

Patriots’ Floyd addresses his OUI incident

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 22, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.
New England Patriots receiver Michael Floyd admits he made a big mistake in regards to his recent drunken-driving arrest in which police said he had a blood-alcohol level of .217.

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