Portland High senior guard Terion Moss has been named the Gatorade Maine Boys Basketball Player of the Year.

Moss also won the award after his junior season. He is the third player to be a two-time winner in the 33-year history of the award, joining T.J. Caouette of Winthrop (1995, 1996) and Garet Beal of Jonesport-Beals (2012, 2013).

Moss averaged 19.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 2.9 steals while making 40 3-pointers to lead the Bulldogs to a 17-1 regular-season record. Portland, the two-time defending AA state champions, were upset in the regional semifinal by Windham.

Moss has previously been named the 2017-18 player of the year in AA North and the SMAA and is one of three finalists for Mr. Maine Basketball.

As the Gatorade winner, Moss will receive a trophy and can choose a sport-based organization to receive a $1,000 donation. Portland High will also receive a trophy and a banner to display.


NFL: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got a buzz cut for a cancer research institute, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Brady showed off his new look on Instagram after his long, brown hair was shaved down with a razor.

• A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos agreed to trade cornerback Aqib Talib to the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams will send Denver a mid-round pick, believed to be a fifth-rounder, in next month’s draft for the perennial Pro Bowl cornerback. Trades aren’t official until the start of the league’s new year Wednesday.

• The Tennessee Titans plan to release running back DeMarco Murray, who was the NFL Offensive Player of the Year with Dallas in 2014.

• Josh Cribbs, a former Cleveland special-teams standout is joining the Browns’ coaching staff as an intern. and will work with the new special-teams coordinator, Amos Jones.

• The San Francisco 49ers rewarded wide receiver Marquise Goodwin for his career-best season by giving him a three-year contract extension worth $20.3 million.


PGA: Tiger Woods was among only about 20 percent of the field that managed to break par in the Valspar Championship at Palm Harbor, Florida.

Canadian rookie Corey Conners, who didn’t make a bogey until his final hole for a 4-under 67, had a one-shot lead over Nick Watney, Whee Kim and Kelly Kraft. Woods made five birdies and shot 70 – his first time breaking par in the opening round of an event since a 64 in the 2015 Wyndham Championships.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Pablo Larrazabal, who awoke 38 minutes before his tee-off time, made nine birdies with two bogeys and a double-bogey to shoot a 5-under 67 tied for second place with Paul Peterson and Matteo Manassero, two shots behind Emiliano Grillo after the first round of the Indian Open at New Delhi.


EQUAL SETS: Billie Jean King, who fought for equal rights and equal prize money as a player, said that men and women should play the same amount of sets at major tournaments like they do on the ATP and WTA tours.

“Personally, I don’t want the men playing five sets anymore. I think it takes too much out of them,” King said.

– From staff and news report

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