See all sports stories »
Detroit Red Wings defensemen Dan Renouf (77) and forward Mitch Callahan (57) go after the puck during the first period of play against Chicago Blackhawksduring a preseason game at United Center.

Former UMaine defenseman called up by NHL’s Detroit Red Wings

Dan Renouf, who spent three years with the Black Bears, was called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins, the organization announced on Sunday.
Faith Sjoberg of Presque Isle is presented the first-place trophy for the 12-13 year-old girls' age division during the New England Elks Hoop Shoot awards banquet held in South Portland March 25. At left is Andrew Bolz, president of the Maine Elks Association. Sjoberg hit 24 of 25 free throw attempts to advance to the national finals in Chicago on April 22.

Presque Isle girl wins New England free throw title

Faith Sjoberg, a seventh-grader at Presque Isle Middle School, made 24 of 25 attempts, which was two better than the runner-up.

NFL owners approve Raiders’ move to Vegas

Jacare Souza (red gloves) fights Tim Boetsch (blue gloves) during UFC 208 at Barclays Center on Feb. 11.

Boetsch to face former champion in June 25 UFC bout

The “Barbarian” will be back in the Octagon after all.
Shaunessy Saucier has resigned as the head field hockey coach at Bryant University and has purchased the Orono-based Black Bear Elite field hockey club.

Former Old Town field hockey star leaving Bryant to take over Black Bear Elite


These 10 rule changes could improve high school basketball in Maine

Ninth-ranked St. John’s sweeps UMaine baseball team

Boston's Kelly Olynyk (left) knocks over Miami's Tyler Johnson during the first half of Sunday's NBA game at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics won 112-108 to earn a virtual first-place tie with Cleveland in the Eastern Conference.

Celtics beat Heat, move into virtual tie with Cavaliers


The Flying Frenchman Last Lap

The Flying Frenchman has run his race here on earth.
Emma Waddell

Mainers claim prestigious collegiate swimming, hockey honors

Emma Waddell of Bangor has been named a 2017 DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee, while Brady Fleurent of Biddeford won the 17th Joe Concannon Award.
Andrew Ladd (16) of the New York Islanders controls the puck against Boston's Brad Marchand (63) during the third period of Saturday's game at Barclays Center. The Bruins won 2-1.

Bruins top Islanders, move ahead in wild-card race

Dale Cross (right) and Aaron Cross go for a test run on the St. George River on Tuesday in Searsmont. Cold temperatures have iced over the river, forcing postponement of Saturday's scheduled St. George River Race. The race is now scheduled for Sunday, April 2.

Saturday’s St. George River Race postponed because of ice

The St. George River Race was off, then on, and is now postponed again — all in the span of a week.
University of Maine's Laia Sole (center) goes to pass past University of New Hampshire's Morgan Bassett-Smith during their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in February 2017.

5 UMaine women’s basketball players to transfer

Standout Laia Sole and emerging forward Anita Kelava, both freshmen, are among five players who have been granted their release by UMaine.

View stories by school