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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., …
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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 …
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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); …
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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 …
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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 …
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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) …
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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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Sports briefs for Jan. 7, 2015

By Wire Service Reports on Jan. 07, 2015, at 5:05 p.m.
Muhammad Ali released from the hospital Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from the hospital after being admitted last month with a severe urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said on Wednesday. Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Ali, who was released on Tuesday night, appreciates the “outpouring of support and …
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Former boxer Muhammad Ali in a 2006 file photo. A spokesman said that Ali was hospitalized Saturday with pneumonia but is expected to recover.

Boxer Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

By Christopher Burns on Dec. 21, 2014, at 2:40 p.m.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover, a spokesman said on Saturday. Ali, 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location Saturday morning and is being treated by a team of doctors and remains in stable condition, spokesman Bob Gunnell said. …
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Ali’s ‘What’s My Name?’ opponent, Ernie Terrell, dies at 75

By Reuters on Dec. 17, 2014, at 4:36 p.m.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed “What’s My Name?” fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday. Terrell, a towering 6-foot-6-inch boxer with an 82-inch reach, had been suffering from dementia …
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TV Radio schedule for December 12, 2014

on Dec. 10, 2014, at 4:23 p.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS MT. VALLEY at MONMOUTH, 6:30 p.m., WTBM Mexico (100.7 FM) radio EDWARD LITTLE at BANGOR, 7 p.m., WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet (zoneradio.com); WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio, Internet (929theticket.com) MATTANAWCOOK ACADEMY at HOULTON, 7 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com) CENTRAL …
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TV radio sports schedule for Dec. 6-7, 2014

on Dec. 05, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS HERMON at PRESQUE ISLE, 5:30 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM) radio; WEGP Internet (wegp.net) MDI at OLD TOWN, 7 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet ( www.wdea.am), WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet (zoneradio.com) …
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TV Radio schedule for December 5, 2014

on Dec. 04, 2014, at 10:40 a.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS BELFAST at MEDOMAK VALLEY, 6:45 p.m., WBYA Islesboro (105.5 FM), WBYA Internet (1055frank.com) FORT FAIRFIELD at ASHLAND, 7 p.m., WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM) radio; WEGP Internet (wegp.net) KATAHDIN at HODGDON, 7 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com), LEWISTON at BANGOR, 7 p.m., WZON …
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TV radio sports schedule for Nov. 29-30, 2014

on Nov. 29, 2014, at 5:50 a.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS ELLSWORTH vs. FRYEBURG ACADEMY, 1 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet ( www.wdea.am) MDI vs. FRYEBURG ACADEMY, 5:30 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) BASKETBALL, MEN Barclays Center Classic Consolation game, Teams TBA, 7 p.m., NBCSN-TV Championship game, Teams TBA, 9:30 p.m., …
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TV, radio schedule for November 27, 2014

on Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
BASKETBALL, MEN Orlando Classic SANTA CLARA vs. TENNESSEE, noon, ESPN2-TV KANSAS vs. RHODE ISLAND, 2 p.m., ESPN2-TV MICHIGAN STATE vs. RIDER, 6:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV GEORGIA TECH vs. MARQUETTE, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV Battle 4 Atlantis First Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV Second Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 3 p.m., ESPN-TV DirecTV Wooden …
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Sports briefs for Nov. 25, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 25, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.
Enforcer Brashear signs in Sweden NHL veteran tough guy Donald Brashear is headed to Sweden to restart his hockey career. Brashear, an 16-year NHL veteran with 2,634 career penalty minutes, signed with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League on Tuesday. The deal was announced by Peter Forsberg, a Hockey Hall …
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Mixed martial arts fighter returning to Maine for title defense against Bellator, WEC veteran

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 24, 2014, at 1:25 p.m.
Undefeated Ray “All Business” Wood, who recently moved from the Bangor area to South Carolina, will return to the Pine Tree State on Feb. 7 to defend his New England Fights featherweight championship at NEF XVI, a mixed martial arts card to be held at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in …
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Brandon Berry of West Forks will likely undergo surgery on his left shoulder.

West Forks boxer awaits possible surgery after shoulder dislocation

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Try hunting deer without a rifle or playing tennis without a racket. Brandon “The Cannon” Berry’s sporting tools of choice are his fists, and a dislocated left shoulder suffered early during Saturday night’s boxing match against Freddy Sanchez at the Portland Exposition Building left him not only a one-armed combatant …
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Russell Lamour Jr.

Undefeated Portland boxer wins IBA North American title

on Nov. 16, 2014, at 11:49 a.m.
Undefeated Portland boxer Russell Lamour Jr. added to his championship belt collection by winning the IBA North American middleweight title with an eight-round unanimous decision over Ahshandi Gibbs Saturday night at the Portland Exhibition Building. The 31-year-old Lamour, a Deering High School graduate known in the ring …
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Russell Lamour Jr. receives a New England championship belt after defeating Laatekwei Hammond on June 14 at the Portland Expo.

Portland’s Lamour continues on boxing’s fast track

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 14, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Russell Lamour Jr. satisfied his early athletic passions in sports typical of teenage attraction. But once he discovered boxing, he found his calling. Now the Portland resident known in the ring as “The Haitian Sensation” is pursuing championships in the professional ranks. Lamour won the vacant USA …
 
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