Former New England player returns, scores twice in tie with Revolution

Shalrie Joseph scored two first-half goals in his return to Gillette Stadium and helped lead Chivas USA to a 3-3 draw with the New England Revolution on Wednesday night at Foxborough, Mass.

Joseph, sent by New England to Chivas USA (7-10-7) on Aug. 1., scored in the 23rd and 45th minutes against the team he played nearly 10 seasons (2003-12) for and Miller Bolanos scored in the 47th minute.

Saer Sene had two scores and the Revolution (6-14-6) benefited from an own goal in the 11th minute. The draw extended New England’s winless streak to a franchise record-tying nine matches (0-7-2).

The Portland Timbers hired University of Akron Coach Caleb Porter as their head coach for 2013.

The Timbers, who are in last place in the Western Conference, fired Coach John Spencer on July 9 and General Manager Gavin Wilkinson took over for the rest of the season.

D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen was fined an undisclosed amount by MLS’s disciplinary committee for criticizing officials after the team’s 1-1 draw against Philadelphia on Aug. 19.

WORLD CUP: U.S. midfielder Michael Bradley is in doubt for next week’s World Cup qualifiers after he strained a muscle in his right thigh.


WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Amanda Cahoon, a Deering High standout, was hired as head coach at St. Joseph’s College.

Cahoon, who currently lives in Windham, scored 71 goals in her career while playing at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y.

After graduating with a business administration degree in 2006, Cahoon coached Cumberland High in Rhode Island to an undefeated season and state championship in her first year.

Cahoon has an extensive resume of lacrosse coaching and administration. She coached at Coronado High in San Diego, where she also served as director of operations at Adrenaline Lacrosse. She was director of marketing and a coach for Maine Premier Lacrosse, and served as head pro for women’s lacrosse for Nike Sports Camps in Boston during the summers of 2007-09.


NBA: The Indiana Pacers promoted Peter Dinwiddie to vice president of basketball operations.


NB3 FOUNDATION CHALLENGE: Tiger Woods and Notah Begay III combined to shoot 9 under and lead the American side to victory at Turning Stone Resort’s Atunyote Golf Club in Verona, N.Y.

The 12-player field was split into two teams, with Woods and Begay serving on a West squad.

The fifth annual event is the chief fund raiser for Begay’s foundation, which is dedicated to helping fight obesity and diabetes in the Native American community. 

— From staff and news services