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David Chodounsky of Crested Butte, Colorado, celebrates after winning the slalom at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships on Sunday at Sugarloaf.

Colorado skier claims third national slalom title in Alpine Championships

CARRABASSETT VALLEY | A week’s worth of world-class racing concluded at Sugarloaf on Sunday as David Chodounsky of Crested Butte, Colorado, claimed his third …

LIVE UPDATES: UMaine baseball team wins opener against Albany; Game 2 up next

ORONO | A new role for Justin Courtney resulted in a better outcome on Sunday afternoon. The freshman right-handed pitcher from Bangor made his …
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UMaine men’s basketball team undergoing significant roster shakeup

Admittedly, math was never my thing. But you don’t have to be Einstein to see that there are major roster changes coming for the University …
Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the women's slalom championship on Saturday during the U.S. Alpine Championships held at Sugarloaf in Carrabbassett Valley.

Shiffrin wins third slalom title at US Alpine Championships

CARRABASSETT VALLEY | With a crowd of hundreds waiting at the finish line, Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin earned her third national slalom title …
The Boston Red Sox have named Clay Buchholz as their opening day starter against the Phillies in Philadelphia on Monday, April 6.

Red Sox name Buchholz as opening day starter

The Boston Red Sox named right-hander Clay Buchholz as their opening day starter Sunday. However, the announcement by manager John Farrell was accompanied by some …
Shane Bussey, University of Maine baseball

UMaine infielder returns from suspension intent on overcoming off-field issues

ORONO | Shane Bussey was a changed man when he returned to the University of Maine campus last August. He had a fresh outlook …
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo celebrates with his team after a 76-70 overtime win over Louisville in the NCAA East Regional Final on Sunday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.

Michigan State beats Louisville in OT to earn trip to Final Four

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Junior guard Bryn Forbes scored Michigan State’s first five points in overtime as the seventh-seeded Spartans outlasted the fourth-seeded Louisville Cardinals 76-70 …
Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg (44) blocks a shot in front of goalie Tuukka Rask (40) during the first period against the New York Rangers at TD Banknorth Garden. The Bruins won 4-2.

Bruins give Lundqvist rude welcome back

BOSTON — Henrik Lundqvist’s return didn’t exactly go as planned. The desperate Boston Bruins took advantage of the New York Rangers’ rusty veteran goaltender in …

Spectator killed in Nuerburgring sportscar race accident

FRANKFURT — A spectator died and several others were injured when a Nissan sportscar driven by British racer Jann Mardenborough vaulted a catch fence at …

College roundup: Husson baseball earns four wins with twinbill sweeps

BANGOR | Husson University pitchers limited Colby-Sawyer to one run in 14 innings Saturday, setting the tone for a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader sweep …
Wisconsin's Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky celebrate during their 85-78 victory over Arizona during the second half in the finals of the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Next stop Final Four as Kentucky rallies by Irish, Wisconsin beats Arizona

CLEVELAND — Guard Andrew Harrison hit two free throws with six seconds remaining and the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats advanced to the Final Four with a …
Duke head coach Joanne Palombo McCallie looks on against the Maryland Terrapins during the second half in the semifinals of the Spokane Regional of the women's NCAA Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Washington. Maryland won 65-55.

NCAA Women’s Tourney roundup: UConn steamrolls Texas

Top-ranked Connecticut advanced to another Elite Eight in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament and moved closer to a third straight national championship with a 105-54 …
Holly Stewart

Former UMaine field hockey players relish experience on Canadian national team

Holly Stewart decided a year ago that if she wanted to realize her lifelong dream of playing field hockey for Team Canada in the 2016 …

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