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Rousey carries low profile into main event vs. Nunes

By Dave Doyle, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:29 p.m.
Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon for the first time in 13 months on Friday night, where she’ll meet current women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes of Brazil in the main event of UFC 207 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin (right) hits Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville during their hockey game at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in this November 2016 file photo.

NHL defenseman from Biddeford suffers broken jaw

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Brian Dumoulin will miss four to six weeks with the jaw injury, according to the report.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket between Memphis Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison (5) and guard Tony Allen (9) during the second half at TD Garden. The Celtics won 113-103.

Green leads Celtics over Grizzlies

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 10:28 p.m.
The Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) scores on Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) in the second period on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets won 4-3.

Blue Jackets top Bruins for 13th consecutive victory

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 28, 2016

on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) breaks free against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter of Monday's NFL game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys won 42-21.

Cowboys keep Lions from clinching playoff spot

By Chad Conine, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 27, 2016, at 1 p.m.
New England Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe (25) intercepts a pass intended for New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the first half of Saturday's NFL game at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots won 41-3.

Patriots maul Jets, inch closer to No. 1 seed

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 25, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.

Patriots’ Floyd addresses his OUI incident

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 22, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.
New England Patriots receiver Michael Floyd admits he made a big mistake in regards to his recent drunken-driving arrest in which police said he had a blood-alcohol level of .217.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) grimaces in pain during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. Bishop left the game after the play.

Former UMaine goaltenders injured in same game

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 21, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
It is extraordinary enough that two former University of Maine goaltenders squared off in the same National Hockey League game on Tuesday night. But it defies all odds that both would be knocked out of the game with injuries.
Trevor Bates of Westbrook (9), pictured coming onto the field during a 2015 game with the University of Maine, recently received a substantial pay increase as a member of the New England Patriots' practice squad.

Patriots give former UMaine star a substantial pay raise

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 17, 2016, at 8:37 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 15, 2016

on Dec. 14, 2016, at 5:43 p.m.

Business as usual: Patriots in control of AFC

By Pete Warner on Dec. 14, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (53) restrains designated hitter David Ortiz (34) as Ortiz yells at home plate umpire Ron Kulpa (46) after both were ejected as against the New York Yankees during a May 6 game. Farrell is making an appearance in Bangor in January.

Red Sox manager coming to Bangor next month

on Dec. 14, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly runs off the field after team warmups prior to playing the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Dec. 4, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. Kuechly is inactive due to still being in the concussion protocol.

Supreme Court upholds NFL’s $1B concussion settlement

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 12, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court let stand the NFL’s $1 billion concussion deal on Monday, rejecting challenges to the plan to settle thousands of lawsuits filed by former players.

Westbrook leads Thunder past Celtics

By Michael Kinney, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 12, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 99-96 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) eyes the puck during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden on Thursday night. The Colorado Avalanche won 4-2.

Avalanche continue to dominate Bruins in Boston

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) holds the ball as Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) defends during the second quarter at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Bradley helps Celtics run away from Magic

By Tim Povtak, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 08, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) checks Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) in the second period at Verizon Center. The Capitals won 4-3 in overtime.

Backstrom’s overtime goal ends Boston’s comeback

By Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post on Dec. 08, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 1.

Red Sox land Chris Sale from White Sox for four prospects

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 06, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
Chris Sale is headed to Boston in a winter blockbuster deal.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 2, 2016

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.