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Ken Holck handles play-by-play duties while WHOU of Houlton video streams a high school basketball game at Southern Aroostook Community School in Dyer Brook last season.

Live video streaming brings new audience to Maine high school sports

HOULTON | Bob Thompson hadn’t seen a basketball game involving his alma mater since he played for the Houlton Shiretowners during the mid-1970s. “I …
University of Maine quarterback Dan Collins throws against Boston College during the second half on Saturday at Alumni Stadium in Boston.

Two UMaine football players ‘duking it out’ for quarterback job

Seldom is there room for two quarterbacks to make a simultaneous impact in an offense. That likely means either Dan Collins or Drew Belcher may …
FILL THE STEINS (blog)

BDN’s Pete Warner discusses UMaine Football’s lackluster start

The University of Maine football team was not expected to win at Boston College this weekend, and they lived up to that expectation. Opening conference play against Towson this weekend and with a 1-2 start to the season, we welcomed Senior Sports Writer from the Bangor Daily News, Pete Warner, to the FTS Podcast.
THE DUFFEL BAG (blog)

Around the diamond: Fenway attendance up; Mainer in postseason; Cubs lead Sox

My baseball thoughts with one week to go in the regular season… – I close my eyes and see the Red Sox rotation for 2015…Jon …
Four Oakland Raiders bring down New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday.

Patriots’ offense sputters, but defense manages to hold off Raiders

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — With the offense continuing to struggle, it took the New England defense to make the play that allowed the Patriots to escape …
Fort Kent native Austin Theriault finished 18th in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday night in Sparta, Kentucky.

Fort Kent driver Theriault finishes 18th in NASCAR Nationwide race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. — Fort Kent native Austin Theriault recorded an 18th-place finish in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, a NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Saturday night at Kentucky …

Penobscot Valley boys soccer team snaps Bangor Christian’s 64-game winning streak

Grant Doane’s goal with 2:30 left in the game lifted the Penobscot Valley Howlers by the Bangor Christian boys soccer team 2-1 …
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Boston College wears down UMaine defense in 40-10 football victory

CHESTNUT HILL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine introduced a new offensive wrinkle on Saturday afternoon: Another quarterback. The debut of Massachusetts native Drew Belcher …
Detail view of a NFL football with the breast cancer awareness logo on the sidelines during a game in this November 2012 file photo.

As NFL tries to reassure women, sponsor Crest is first to retreat

NEW YORK — When NFL players strap on their pink shoes and gloves in October for the league’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign, it …

College roundup: Maine field hockey team rallies for 3-1 victory over Bryant

ORONO | The Maine Black Bears scored three goals in the final 25 minutes to snap a five-game losing streak to the Bryant College …
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Joey Logano reacts as he is presented with a lobster after winning the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday.

Logano races by Havrick for victory at N.H. in second Chase race

LOUDON, N.H. — Joey Logano took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 26 laps remaining in the Sylvania 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at …
Boston's Mookie Betts (50) is congratulated by Will Middlebrooks and other teammates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore Sunday.

Betts, Ross propel Red Sox by Orioles

BALTIMORE — Mookie Betts and David Ross homered while Joe Kelly pitched seven strong innings as the Boston Red Sox edged the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 …
Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas (center) kicks a field goal while punter Brent Kerns (left) holds the ball against the Houston Texans during the second half at LP Field in this December 2013 file photo.

Former NFL kicker dies in Nashville car wreck

Former Tennessee Titans’ kicker Rob Bironas died late Saturday in a single-vehicle car crash in Nashville, police said Sunday. Bironas, 36, lost control of the …

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