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The Olympic flame is reflected in the window at the Olympics Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games in February 2014.

Will Maine sites be included in regional Boston 2024 Olympics bid?

PORTLAND, Maine — The cities and the years are almost synonymous. Sochi 2014. London 2012. Atlanta 1996. Can you say, “Portland 2024”? The region could …

Field hockey festival, Senior All-Star game scheduled for Saturday in Waterville

A celebration of field hockey will take place at Thomas College in Waterville on Saturday as the annual Maine Field Hockey Festival and the Moe …

Burns leads Motor City by Penquis; Bangor up next

BANGOR, Maine — Tom Burns recorded an eight-inning shutout to lift No. 5 Motor City by No. 4 Penquis 11-0 in the Zone 1 American …
UNH defensive line coach Peter McCarty.

Former Bangor High football star looking forward to first season as defensive line coach at UNH

When former Bangor High School football star and Fitzpatrick Trophy winner Peter McCarty first attended the University of Massachusetts, he majored in criminal justice. Temporarily. …
Boston's Stephen Drew throws his bat after striking out against the Toronto Blue Jays in the sixth inning Tuesday night in Toronto. The Blue Jays won 7-3.

Blue Jays snap Boston’s five-game winning streak

TORONTO — Jose Reyes and Dioner Navarro homered in the sixth inning and J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings on Tuesday night as the Toronto …

Roof rallies Sea Dogs by Mets in ninth

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs scored three runs in the third, but saved the best for last and used a run in the …
Travis Benjamin celebrates on top of his Super Late Model car after winning the Oxford 250 on Sunday night. This was the second win in a row for Benjamin.

Benjamin savoring second consecutive Oxford 250 victory

Morrill’s Travis Benjamin has endured a healthy dose of frustration during his auto racing career. In 2010 after wrecking his race car in a couple …
Bangor's Justin Courtney pitches during the American Legion game against Hampden in Hampden on June 26, 2013.

Bangor earns top seed for Zone 1 American Legion baseball tournament

BANGOR, Maine — Monday evening’s final slate of regular-season games in the American Legion Zone 1 baseball ranks could have offered plenty of potential chaos …

Demise of UFC 176 adds depth to Bangor card

BANGOR, Maine — The card for UFC Fight Night 47 has been built up to nine bouts, in part due to the demise of that …
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester sits in the dugout during a game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium last month.

Red Sox surge might keep Lester off the market

BOSTON — When Jon Lester pitches the way he did Sunday, the way he pitched for so much of this season, it is hard to …

Falmouth edges Bronco at state Little League tourney

Falmouth moved into control of the Little League Baseball state tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds Monday with a 6-5 victory over Bronco Little League of …
UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS (blog)

Caribou native named Fastest Man in Maine at 221.568 mph

Episode 13 July 20, 2014 Carl Theriault, formerly of Caribou now living in Massachusetts, set the top speed for four-wheeled vehicles at the Maine Event …
THE DUFFEL BAG (blog)

The sports world lost one its best young stars 25 years ago

For the past few days I’ve been trying to come up with a word to best describe Jay Ramsdell. The Mount Desert Island High School …

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