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TV, radio schedule for May 8, 2015

on May 07, 2015, at 4:47 p.m.
AUTO RACING Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix, Practice, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup: Spongebob Squarepants 400, Practice, noon, Final Practice, 2:30 p.m., Qualifying, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series: Kansas, Qualifying, 4:30 p.m., Race, 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at BINGHAMTON …
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A woman reacts while watching the fight of Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Floyd Mayweather of U.S. on a live telecast monitor inside a gym in Manila May 3, 2015.

Why Floyd Mayweather didn’t get a penny from me

By Kavitha Davidson, Bloomberg News on May 04, 2015, at 11:35 a.m.
All last week, people asked me where I planned to watch The Fight. I didn’t. I couldn’t, in good conscience, let one dollar of my money — certainly not 100 of them — support Floyd Mayweather Jr. More than any other sport, boxing’s viewers directly reward athletes, because final purses …
Floyd Mayweather  Jr. lands a left to the face of Manny Pacquiao in the 11th round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA title fight Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It’s unanimous: Mayweather defeats Pacquiao

By Rick Maese, Washington Post on May 03, 2015, at 12:56 a.m.
LAS VEGAS — After the final bell had rung, Floyd Mayweather jumped on the ropes and yelled to the crowd. He knew he’d won the bout, but everyone else needed judges’ confirmation. Moments later, the scorecards made it official: Mayweather’s perfect record would remain intact, the best fighter of his …

TV Radio schedule for May 1, 2015

on April 29, 2015, at 4:29 p.m.
AUTO RACING XFINITY Series: Winn Dixie 300, final practice, 11:30 a.m., FS1-TV Sprint Cup Series: Geico 500, practice, 2 p.m.; final practice, 4:30 p.m.; FS1-TV NASCAR Race Hub – Weekend Edition: Talladega, 3 p.m., FS1-TV ARCA Series Racing – Talladega, 6 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE WESTERN KENTUCKY at MIDDLE TENNESSEE …

TV, radio sports schedule for Apr. 10, 2015

on April 09, 2015, at 4:29 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, Duck Commander 500 practice, 11:30 a.m., final practice 2 p.m., qualifying 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR XFINITY Series, O’Reilly Auto Parts 350, qualifying, 4:30 p.m., race 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at N.Y. YANKEES, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 …
Boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks puts on his hand wrap before a workout at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs in July 2014.

West Forks boxer eyes June return to ring

By Ernie Clark on April 08, 2015, at 2:32 p.m.
Rehabilitation after an injury or surgery often is tedious if not frustrating for an athlete accustomed to taking his body to its physical limits. West Forks boxer Brandon “The Cannon” Berry would rather be battling an opponent in the ring these days but has found the bright side of being …

TV, radio schedule for April 4-5, 2015

on April 03, 2015, at 4:58 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING FIA Formula E Championship: Long Beach, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE STONEY BROOK at MAINE (double header), 1 p.m., WGUY Veazie (94.1 FM, 1240 AM); UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) BASEBALL, SPRING TRAINING BOSTON at MINNESOTA, 1 p.m., NESN-TV; WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio BASKETBALL, …

TV Radio schedule for March 20, 2015

on March 19, 2015, at 7:55 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400, Practice, 3 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, XFINITY Series: Fontana, Practice, 4:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400 Qualifying, 7:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASKETBALL, MEN NCAA Basketball Tournament NEW MEXICO STATE vs. KANSAS, noon, CBS-TV; WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio GEORGIA …

On Deck for Wednesday, March 11

By Staff and Wire Reports on March 12, 2015, at 10:25 a.m.
Port Authorities roller derby match set Saturday PORTLAND | Maine Roller Derby’s All-Star Port Authorities will play host to Worcester (Massachusetts) during its home-opening match on Saturday at Happy Wheels in Portland. The “Lucky Lass” St. Patrick’s Day-themed bout begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance, $8 …

Prime-time boxing returns to NBC tonight

By Ron Borges, Boston Herald on March 07, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
LAS VEGAS — For once, everyone seems to understand what’s at stake when boxing returns to NBC prime time at 8:30 p.m., after a nearly 30-year absence. It seems fair to say the future of the sport is at stake. Boxing has proven time and again it will never go …

TV Radio schedule for March 7-8, 2015

on March 06, 2015, at 5:41 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series: Kobalt Tools 400, Final Practice, 2:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, XFINITY Series: Boyd Gaming 300, 4 p.m., FS1-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at FLORIDA, 4 p.m., WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM) radio; UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE SPRING TRAINING MINNESOTA …
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight won’t halt sport’s decline

By Frank Pingue, Reuters on March 05, 2015, at 7:05 p.m.
The super fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, according to experts. Boxing will enjoy more exposure than it has seen in decades …

TV Radio schedule for March 6, 2015

on March 05, 2015, at 7:02 p.m.
BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at FLORIDA, 7 p.m., WGUY Veazie (94.1 FM, 1240 AM); UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) BASKETBALL, MEN AKRON at KENT STATE, 7 p.m., ESPN2-TV YALE at HARVARD, 8 p.m., NESN-TV TEXAS TECH at BAYLOR, 9 p.m., ESPN2-TV BASKETBALL, NBA BOSTON at NEW ORLEANS, 8 p.m., Comcast SportsNet New England-TV …

TV, radio schedule for February 27, 2015

on Feb. 26, 2015, at 5:10 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, XFINITY Series: Atlanta, Practice, 10 a.m., Final Practice, 11:30 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup: Atlanta, Practice, 1 p.m., Qualifying, 5:30 p.m., FS1-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series: Atlanta, Practice, 2:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at ST. BONAVENTURE, 2:30 p.m., …
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his victory over Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last year.

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao finally agree to fight

By Mark Lamport-Stokes, Reuters on Feb. 20, 2015, at 8:35 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — The long-awaited megabout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which has been more than five years in the making, will take place in Las Vegas on May 2, Mayweather announced on Friday. A duel between the defense-minded Mayweather and the aggressive Pacquiao, the biggest draws of …

TV, radio schedule for February 13, 2015

on Feb. 12, 2015, at 4:50 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Daytona 500, Practice, 5 p.m., Final Practice, 6:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MILWAUKEE, 2:30 p.m., WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM) radio; UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) BASKETBALL, BOYS Class B OLD TOWN vs. CARIBOU, 8 p.m., WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio, Internet (929theticket.com); …
Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw on May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine.

Heritage Auctions may get $1 million for Ali-Liston 2 gloves from infamous Lewiston bout

By Alan Peppard, The Dallas Morning News on Feb. 02, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
A suspicious outcome in pro boxing is so common, it is often greeted with a shrug. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions is about to auction two sets of gloves from one of the most suspicious bouts ever — Ali-Liston 2. Together, they may bring more than $1 million. May 25 will be …
Portland boxer Russell Lamour Jr.

Portland’s Lamour drops decision in New England middleweight title bout

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:54 p.m.
Challenger Thomas Falowo scored an eight-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Russell Lamour Jr. of Portland on Friday night to win Lamour’s New England middleweight boxing championship. The fight was held at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, and televised live on ESPN2 as part of that network’s Friday …

TV Radio schedule for Jan. 16, 2015

on Jan. 15, 2015, at 6:32 p.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS BELFAST at OCEANSIDE, 6:15 p.m., WBYA Islesboro (105.5 FM), WBYA Internet (1055frank.com) OXFORD HILLS at MESSALONSKEE, 6:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio CENTRAL at ORONO, 7 p.m., WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet (zoneradio.com) MDI at WASHINGTON ACADEMY, 7 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) …
Russell Lamour Jr. (right) connects with a punch against Laatekwei Hammond during their bout at the Portland Expo in this 2014 file photo.

Portland boxer awaits televised title defense

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 13, 2015, at 2:42 p.m.
Undefeated boxer Russell Lamour Jr. of Portland will receive some international television exposure Jan. 30 when he defends his USA New England middleweight championship as part of the ESPN2 Friday Night Fights card to be broadcast from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Lamour, 11-0 with six knockouts, will …
 
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