on Sept. 24, 2016, at 9:24 p.m.
BANGOR | Obie Christmas rushed for two touchdowns and John Smith compiled 153 yards on the ground as Husson University used a balanced attack to defeat Alfred State 35-0 at the Winkin Complex on Saturday. The 2-1 Eagles raced out to a 28-0 lead at halftime and did not …
By Tony Blasi, Sun Journal on Sept. 24, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
It has been a football season of “almosts” and “what ifs” for the Mt. Blue Cougars.
By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 24, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
ORONO, Maine —- In a close game, the team more used to winning is the one that finds ways to make pivotal plays down the stretch. That was the case at Alfond Stadium on Saturday afternoon as 11th-ranked James Madison University converted two interceptions into long touchdown runs by the …
By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:26 a.m.
Lewiston High School senior split end-defensive back Desmond Jackson isn’t the regular Blue Devil punt returner.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Brewer and Skowhegan didn’t exactly put on a defensive clinic on Friday night, but the Witches’ Trey Wood was their best defense in the fourth quarter.
By Reuters on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:18 a.m.
Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within hours of being released from jail on Friday. Seferian-Jenkins, 23, was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence. “We are very disappointed in today’s news,” Bucs general manager Jason Licht said in a statement. …
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 8:23 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL Saturday’s Results Biddeford 20, Westbrook 7 Gardiner 21, Nokomis 19 Kennebunk 35, York 6 Morse 26, Noble 21Story continues below advertisement. Oak Hill 21, Medomak Valley 0 Thornton Acad. 17, Windham 13 Traip Acad. 41, Maranacook 16 Friday’s Results Belfast 34, John Bapst 8 Bonny Eagle 52, Massabesic …
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
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By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:08 p.m.
A well-rested University of Maine football team welcomes top receiver Micah Wright back into its lineup.
By The Sports Xchange on Sept. 23, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
New England Patriots rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett could miss several weeks with a torn right thumb ligament suffered in Thursday night’s 27-0 win over the Houston Texans. WEEI radio in Boston reported Brissett, a third-round pick making his first career start because of Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder injury, would require surgery. …
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Here are the picks of the Bangor Daily News staff and guests for the fourth week of the Football Forecast.
By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 23, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“He’s everything you would want in a kid. You’d want 90 of them on your team.”
By The Sports Xchange on Sept. 22, 2016, at 11:56 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts — Rookie Jacoby Brissett, making his first NFL start, got plenty of help from the visiting Texans in the New England Patriots’ 27-0 rout of Houston on Thursday night. Brissett, playing for injured Jimmy Garoppolo, who was playing for the suspended Tom Brady, ran a bootleg 27 yards …
on Sept. 22, 2016, at 5:10 p.m.
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By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 22, 2016, at 4:23 p.m.
Brewer and Skowhegan have built up a nice little rivalry over the past 12 months and Friday night’s game between the two Class B North unbeatens headlines an intriguing weekend of high school football. Both teams were 3-0 a year ago when they met at Clark Field in Skowhegan and …
on Sept. 22, 2016, at 3:58 p.m.
Doyle Field in Brewer will be the venue on Friday night as the Bangor Daily News and SportsNet Maine present the third live streamed football game of the 2016 season.
By Jim Caton, Bowdoin College athletics on Sept. 22, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College football team will open its 125th season on Saturday when they travel to Vermont to battle Middlebury College. The Polar Bears are entering their second season under head coach JB Wells, who steered the team to a 2-6 record in his first year at …
on Sept. 20, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
There is no sporting event in Maine that rivals the atmosphere of a University of Maine football game. Outside Morse Field at Alfond Stadium, fans gather in the tailgating lots waiting to sample the variety of grilled meats, sandwiches and other goodies they have brought from home and to talk …
By Wire Service Reports on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said Monday morning the New England Patriots are trying to determine how to proceed at quarterback after Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a right shoulder injury.
By The Sports Xchange on Sept. 18, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey — A year after combining to score 101 points, the MetLife Stadium rematch saw the teams produce 29 as New York defeated New Orleans on Josh Brown’s 23-yard field goal as time expired. The low-scoring game saw the score tied twice, including with 2:54 minutes left …