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The University of Maine has been forced to alter the schedule for its Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic after Wright State was unable to obtain flights to Bangor. The event will now be held Friday through Sunday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Snowstorm forces Wright State to withdraw from UMaine women’s basketball tourney

BANGOR | The snowstorm that hit New England on Wednesday has resulted in the realignment of the University of Maine’s scheduled women’s basketball tournament. …

‘It’s a big win for Maine’: UMaine men’s hockey team receives commitment from 15-year-old power forward

The University of Maine men’s hockey program has received a verbal commitment from a 6-foot-4 ½, 225-pound winger who is considered the “prototypical power forward” …
Austin Theriault of Fort Kent

Racing future uncertain for Fort Kent driver as final 2014 event looms

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault will jump back into a race car next week as he prepares for the 47th annual Snowball Derby 300-lap race at …
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, pictured during a game in October, has been accused of not paying child support for his 4-year-old daughter, by the child’s mother. He has said the claims are false.

Still denies that he owes child support for daughter with cancer

The mother of an NFL player’s 4-year-old daughter who is battling cancer wrote in a letter to the NFL that he has not paid child …

Cape Elizabeth school board reduces suspension times for failing athletes

The school board has changed its extracurricular activities eligibility criteria so students will endure less-severe punishments for academic failure. The policy …
Husson's John Smith (left) runs the ball by MIT defender Alex Noakes in second half action of their division III playoff game at Husson University on Saturday.

Coach, players reflect on Husson football team’s memorable season, look ahead to next year

BANGOR | There will always be the sting of a heartbreaking playoff loss. It took a field goal on the last play of regulation …
Wasburn High School's Joan Overman (top) goes up for a shot over Forest Hills Consolidated School's Keely Taylor during the Class D girls State Championship game at the Augusta Civic Center in this March 2014 file photo.

Seniors hoping to lead Washburn girls basketball team to fifth straight Class D state title

Mackenzie Worcester and Joan Overman know they will be facing a pressure-filled basketball season at Washburn High School. The two senior standouts have helped the …
A man in a panda costume greets Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval after the introductory press conference at Fenway Park.

Red Sox view Sandoval as ‘perfect fit’

When Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston early Tuesday, the natives made sure he quickly recognized his new home. The switch-hitting third baseman was greeted at …
Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga

Two Maine football players named to All-CAA first team

University of Maine football players Bruce Johnson and Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga were named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s All-Conference first team, the league announced Tuesday. …
Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola

Lions’ Raiola not fined, has no regrets about cut block against Patriots

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick might not approve, but the NFL apparently has no problem with the way Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola finished …

College roundup: Hudnet powers Colby men’s basketball team by Thomas

WATERVILLE | Chris Hudnet recorded 25 points, eight rebounds and three steals to propel the Colby College Mules by the Thomas College Terriers 103-68 …
Maine hockey coach Red Gendron gives some instruction on the bench during an timeout in the first period of their game against Union at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

UMaine hockey coach says struggling team is close to being successful

University of Maine hockey coach Red Gendron has had time to calm down after saying he was “livid,” following his team’s 4-1 loss at Boston …
New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis (24) breaks up a pass intended for Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron (85) during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium.  The New England Patriots won 34-9.

Veterans Revis, Browner giving big boost to Pats’ defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — After two weeks of outscoring the most productive offenses in the NFL, the New England Patriots extended their winning streak to seven …

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