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Local sports results for July 9, 2014

on July 09, 2014, at 9:55 p.m.
Legion baseball ZONE 1 SCHEDULE Wednesday, July 9 Bangor 10, Motor City 1 Hampden at Trenton, 4:30 p.m. Penquis at Waldo, 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 11 Motor City at Trenton, 5:30 p.m. Penquis at Brewer, 7:30 p.m. Waldo at Hampden, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13 Brewer at Bangor, 12:30 p.m. …
Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the winner's trophy on the clubhouse balcony after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland  in their men's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships Sunday in London.

Djokovic wins epic match with Federer to claim Wimbledon title

By Toby Davis, Reuters on July 06, 2014, at 2:11 p.m.
LONDON — Novak Djokovic claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in an extraordinary battle of wills against seven-time winner Roger Federer, eventually triumphing 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 in a gripping encounter on Sunday. The Serb, who has now won seven grand slam titles, denied Federer …

TV Radio schedule for July 5-6, 2014

on July 06, 2014, at 6:04 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, British Grand Prix, Qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, 7:30 p.m., TNT-TV, WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at BOSTON, 1 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU …
Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock (right) of the U.S. celebrate their victory over Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the U.S. in their men's doubles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London on Saturday.

Unseeded team upsets Bryan brothers in 5 sets for Wimbledon doubles title

By Michael Hann, Reuters on July 05, 2014, at 6:10 p.m.
LONDON — Unseeded Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock claimed a grand slam title in their first attempt after beating American brothers Bob and Mike Bryan 7-6(5) 6-7(3) 6-4 3-6 7-5 in an enthralling men’s doubles final at Wimbledon on Saturday. The athletic duo looked undaunted against the 15-times grand slam …
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic kisses the winner's trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish, after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in their women's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London July 5, 2014.

Kvitova hands Bouchard royal thumping to win Wimbledon crown in 55 minutes

By Pritha Sarkar, Reuters on July 05, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
LONDON — Petra Kvitova produced a majestic performance to end Eugenie Bouchard’s hopes of becoming the first Canadian to win a grand slam title with a 6-3 6-0 win in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. Much had been made of Bouchard’s raw power and determination to triumph in what she …

Facing Federer is Djokovic’s reward in Sunday Wimbledon final

By Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times on July 04, 2014, at 5:46 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — It’s hard to feel sorry for Novak Djokovic, but we need to. For the second straight Wimbledon tennis tournament, he is positioned as the spoiler, Mr. Buzz Kill. Life is not fair. Certainly, not life in pro tennis. Djokovic has it all. When he held off the …
Eugenie Bouchard

Cool, canny Bouchard taking success in stride

By Ernie Clark on July 03, 2014, at 10:45 p.m.
LONDON — For a 20-year-old who has been playing on the main tour for barely two years, Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard is scarily confident and composed. After pummelling third seed Simona Halep into submission 7-6(5), 6-2 in the Wimbledon semifinals Thursday, Bouchard, who started 10 places behind her opponent in the …
Eugenie Bouchard seen in action on cener court in the semifinal match against Simona Halep on Thursday at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, England.

Newcomer Bouchard, veteran Kvitova reach Wimbledon final

By Pritha Sarkar, Reuters on July 03, 2014, at 9:41 p.m.
LONDON — It was “a weird match with a weird ending” but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the split-second in which she saw Simona Halep’s lunging service return spinning into the net. It was the moment that confirmed her 7-6(5), 6-2 victory over the Romanian third seed at Wimbledon …

TV, radio schedule for July 4, 2014

on July 03, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Formula One, British Grand Prix, Practice, 9 a.m., NBCSN-TV Nationwide Series, Subway Firecracker 250, 3 p.m., Qualifying, FS1-TV, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, Qualifying, 5 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at …

TV, radio sports schedule for July 3, 2014

on July 02, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
Thursday, July 3 AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, practice, 4 & 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE N.Y. YANKEES at MINNESOTA, 8 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE ROCHESTER at PAWTUCKET, 6 p.m., NESN-TV PORTLAND at TRENTON, 7 p.m., Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 …

Local sports results for July 1, 2014

on July 01, 2014, at 9:52 p.m.
Golf HOLE-IN-ONE John Violette BANGOR-John Violette recorded a hole-in-one on the 158-yard third hole at Bangor Municipal Golf Course Tuesday. Violette used a 6-iron to notch the ace, which was witnessed by Dean Bowden. EMSGA At Jato Highlands Class A Gross: Jeff Dutch 73, Terry Whitney 75, Victor Jipson 75; …

Kyrgios too hot for Nadal, Sharapova bows out at Wimbledon

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 01, 2014, at 6:28 p.m.
LONDON — This time there was no escape for world No.1 Rafael Nadal. For the fourth match in a row at this year’s Wimbledon he got his fingers burned when losing the first set — only this time he was engulfed by player with dynamite in his strings by Australian …

Local sports results for July 1, 2014

on July 01, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO CUBS at BOSTON, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV, 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 (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland …

Bouchard becomes Wimbledon’s first Canadian quarterfinalist

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on June 30, 2014, at 5:42 p.m.
LONDON — Eugenie Bouchard succeeded where Serena Williams failed as she beat Alize Cornet to reach the last eight of Wimbledon on a rain-hit Monday that produced another display of grass mastery by defending men’s champion Andy Murray. Frenchwoman Cornet caused a sensation on Saturday by removing five-time champion and …

Li toppled and Djokovic tumbles on Wimbledon’s grass

By Clare Lovell, Reuters on June 27, 2014, at 6:25 p.m.
LONDON — Wimbledon’s grass claimed its most notable victim so far when the women’s world No.2 Li Na exited the tournament on Friday and the lush lawns almost did in top men’s seed Novak Djokovic, who took an agonizing tumble. Two former champions also battled for supremacy in an ebb-and-flow …

TV, radio schedule for June 28-29, 2014

on June 27, 2014, at 4:55 p.m.
SATURDAY ACTION SPORTS Dew Tour, Beach Championships, Day 2, 1 p.m., NBC-TV AUTO RACING MotoGP, World Championship: Dutch Grand Prix, 7 a.m., FS-1 IndyCar Racing, Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, race 1, 3 p.m., NBCSN-TV NHRA Drag Racing, O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals, qualifying, 8 p.m., ESPN2-TV …

Nadal avoids early Wimbledon exit

By Danielle Rossingh, Bloomberg on June 26, 2014, at 5:46 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — Rafael Nadal’s attempt to complete a third French Open-Wimbledon double is still alive, thanks to his forehand. The shot had let the second-seeded Spaniard down in the first hour of his second-round match against Lukas Rosol, the Czech who had ousted him at the same stage two …

TV, radio schedule for June 27, 2014

on June 26, 2014, at 4 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, final practice, 9 a.m., FS1-TV, race, 7:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Quaker State 400, final practice, 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m., qualifying, FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at NEW …
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after defeating Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in their men's singles tennis match Wednesday at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

Djokovic overcomes Stepanek, joins Murray, Williams in 3rd round at Wimbledon

By Sara Marley and Danielle Rossingh, Bloomberg on June 25, 2014, at 6:22 p.m.
WIMBLEDON, England — Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic overcame an onslaught of volleys by Radek Stepanek Wednesday to move to the third round of Wimbledon. Serbia’s Djokovic beat Stepanek of the Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5) on Centre Court at the All England Club in southwest London. …

TV, radio schedule for June 26, 2014

on June 25, 2014, at 4:16 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series: Kentucky, qualifying, 4:30 p.m., race, 8 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, practice, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE NORFOLK at PAWTUCKET, 7 p.m., NESN-TV PORTLAND at READING, 7 p.m., Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), WTME Rumford (780 …
 
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