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The University of Maine's Nolan Vesey (right) celebrates with teammates Sam Becker (23), Cedric Lacroix (14) and Brian Morgan (88) after scoring a goal against the University of Vermont at Alfond Arena in Orono Saturday. Maine was wearing jerseys commemorating the school'’s 150th anniversary.

Commemorative jerseys prove good luck for UMaine hockey team

ORONO | Members of the University of Maine men’s hockey team knew they would be wearing a special jersey for last Friday night’s home …
Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan (right) shakes hands with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the Patriots' 20-13 win over the Bills Monday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Belichick gives thanks to media, high school football

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has a reputation for not revealing much at his press conferences, but on Thanksgiving he showed another side. The …
University of Maine's Sigi Koizar (left) looks to drive the lane around Central Connecticut's Kiana Patterson during their basketball game on Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

UMaine women’s basketball team defeats Central Connecticut

BANGOR | Coach Richard Barron didn’t like the effort and intensity his team showed during the first half of Wednesday afternoon’s game against Central …

UMaine beats Longwood, snaps nine-game losing streak

BANGOR | Coach Bob Walsh has been concerned early this season about his team’s response to difficult circumstances. On Wednesday afternoon, the University of …

UMaine women face tough field at Gulf Coast Showcase

Women’s Basketball Gulf Coast Showcase MAINE vs. DAYTON Time, site: Friday, 11 a.m.; Germain Arena, Estero, Florida Records: Maine 3-2, Dayton 3-0 Series, last meeting: …
University of Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove (left) gets some encouragement from New Hampshire coach Sean McDonnell after a game in November 2008 in Orono. McDonnell said Tuesday he was &quotpretty shocked" with Cosgrove's decision to step down as UMaine's head coach.

Cosgrove taught life lessons as UMaine football coach

“This guy is Maine football,” former UMaine football player Matt King said.
Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor drives to the basket while Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger defends during the first half Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston.

Celtics rally, hand 76ers their 26th straight loss

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics sent the Philadelphia 76ers into the record books with a major closing comeback on Wednesday night. The Celtics, down by …
Boston Bruins center Frank Vatrano (72) celebrates his game- winning overtime goal against the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena. Boston won 3-2 in overtime.

Vatrano’s goal in OT lifts Bruins by Red Wings

DETROIT — Center Frank Vatrano’s second goal of the game, with 1:28 left in overtime, gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 come-from-behind win against the …
Portland High School's Liam Dinsmore (left) faces off against Jake Black of Hampden Academy in the Class A state basketball championship game in Augusta in this February 2015 file photo.

MPBN to broadcast 10 high school basketball state finals

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has been awarded television broadcast and streaming rights for the 10 high school boys and girls basketball state finals in February 2016.

UMaine football coach steps down, takes on new challenge as administrator

University of Maine head football coach Jack Cosgrove has announced that he will transition from his coaching role into a senior associate director of athletics position at his alma mater. A national search for a head football coach will begin immediately.
Fort Kent native Austin Theriault waits in the garage area during a practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 25 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

Fort Kent driver looking forward to future after returning from injury

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault said he was none the worse for wear after Friday night’s 12th-place finish in the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series …

Three UMaine football players receive first team All-CAA honors

ORONO | Six members of the University of Maine football team received Colonial Athletic Association All-Conference honors on Tuesday. Offensive lineman Bruce Johnson and …

NFL game simulator finds Patriots have a 99 percent chance of winning the division

According to the Times, with nearly 100 games still remaining in the professional football season, “there are 158 octillion different ways the NFL regular season could end.”

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