Sports – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:21:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Brady’s sharp in first half as Patriots top Eagles, 37-20 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/brady-sharp-in-first-half-as-patriots-top-eagles-37-20/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/brady-sharp-in-first-half-as-patriots-top-eagles-37-20/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:09:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/brady-sharp-in-first-half-as-patriots-top-eagles-37-20/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/brady-sharp-in-first-half-as-patriots-top-eagles-37-20/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1510130_Eagles_Patriots_Football_29.jpgPatriots quarterback Tom Brady calls signals at the line of scrimmage during the first half Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles at Foxborough, Mass.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:11:59 +0000 Thursday’s major league roundup: Rays hold off Yankees https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-roundup-rays-hold-off-yankees/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-roundup-rays-hold-off-yankees/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:57:15 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-roundup-rays-hold-off-yankees/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-roundup-rays-hold-off-yankees/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1510098_Rays_Yankees_Baseball_9962.jpgThird baseman Joey Wendle of the Tampa Bay Rays makes a throw to first base Thursday during the sixth inning of the 3-1 victory against the New York Yankees. New York dropped to 10 games behind the idle Boston Red Sox in the AL East.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:22:30 +0000 Mikulak has lead after opening day at the U.S. men’s gymnastics championships https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/mikulak-has-lead-after-opening-day-at-the-u-s-mens-gymnastics-championship/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/mikulak-has-lead-after-opening-day-at-the-u-s-mens-gymnastics-championship/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:30:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/mikulak-has-lead-after-opening-day-at-the-u-s-mens-gymnastics-championship/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/mikulak-has-lead-after-opening-day-at-the-u-s-mens-gymnastics-championship/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18229082257942.jpgThu, 16 Aug 2018 22:33:16 +0000 Kahne decides to retire from racing full time https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/kahne-decides-to-retire-from-racing-full-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/kahne-decides-to-retire-from-racing-full-time/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:38:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/kahne-decides-to-retire-from-racing-full-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/kahne-decides-to-retire-from-racing-full-time/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1509926_nascar_hendrick_kahne_aut_2.jpgKASEY KAHNEThu, 16 Aug 2018 21:41:47 +0000 Thursday’s Sports Digest: United States moves up 3 spots in FIFA rankings https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-sports-digest-united-states-moves-up-3-spots-in-fifa-rankings/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-sports-digest-united-states-moves-up-3-spots-in-fifa-rankings/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:27:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-sports-digest-united-states-moves-up-3-spots-in-fifa-rankings/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-sports-digest-united-states-moves-up-3-spots-in-fifa-rankings/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2014/06/APTOPIX-France-Soccer_Acco1.jpgFrench soccer fans celebrate after France scored the first goal, as they watch the World Cup soccer match between France and Nigeria being shown live on a giant screen, in front of Paris City Hall, Monday June 30, 2014. France won the match 2-0, played at the Estadio Nacional stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:43:44 +0000 Thursday’s NFL notebook: Beckham looks good in return from injury https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-nfl-notebook-beckham-looks-good-in-return-from-injury/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-nfl-notebook-beckham-looks-good-in-return-from-injury/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:20:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-nfl-notebook-beckham-looks-good-in-return-from-injury/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-nfl-notebook-beckham-looks-good-in-return-from-injury/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1509882_551925-Odell.jpgOdell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants has been running sprints and making sharp cuts while testing the left ankle that was broken 10 months ago. The team won't say if Beckham will play in an exhibition Friday night at Detroit.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:24:17 +0000 Thursday’s golf roundup: Snedeker just misses tying Tour record with first-round 59 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-golf-roundup-snedeker-just-misses-tying-tour-record-with-first-round-59/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-golf-roundup-snedeker-just-misses-tying-tour-record-with-first-round-59/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:55:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-golf-roundup-snedeker-just-misses-tying-tour-record-with-first-round-59/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-golf-roundup-snedeker-just-misses-tying-tour-record-with-first-round-59/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18228595698767.jpgThu, 16 Aug 2018 20:58:49 +0000 Thursday’s major league notebook: Miami pitcher suspended six games https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-notebook-miami-pitcher-punished-for-throwing-at-batter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-notebook-miami-pitcher-punished-for-throwing-at-batter/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:02:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-notebook-miami-pitcher-punished-for-throwing-at-batter/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/thursdays-major-league-notebook-miami-pitcher-punished-for-throwing-at-batter/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18228016076450.jpgThu, 16 Aug 2018 20:19:13 +0000 Davis Cup tennis receives an overhaul https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/davis-cup-tennis-receives-an-overhaul/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/davis-cup-tennis-receives-an-overhaul/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:23:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/davis-cup-tennis-receives-an-overhaul/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/davis-cup-tennis-receives-an-overhaul/feed/ 0 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:39:49 +0000 Technology helps break down language barriers at Little League World Series https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/technology-helps-break-down-language-barriers-at-little-league-world-series/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/technology-helps-break-down-language-barriers-at-little-league-world-series/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:17:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/technology-helps-break-down-language-barriers-at-little-league-world-series/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/technology-helps-break-down-language-barriers-at-little-league-world-series/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18228566786937.jpgThu, 16 Aug 2018 19:42:18 +0000 Red Sox notebook: Maybe a few losses wouldn’t be so bad https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/red-sox-notebook-maybe-a-few-losses-wouldnt-be-so-bad/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/red-sox-notebook-maybe-a-few-losses-wouldnt-be-so-bad/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:38:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/red-sox-notebook-maybe-a-few-losses-wouldnt-be-so-bad/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/red-sox-notebook-maybe-a-few-losses-wouldnt-be-so-bad/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1452886_535991-AP18175097608621.jpgAlex Cora took over a high-pressure situation when he became the manager of the Boston Red Sox. Now, with the season half over, he's right in the running for American League Manager of the Year.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:41:27 +0000 Sea Dogs complete sweep of Trenton with 3-2 win https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/sea-dogs-complete-sweep-of-trenton-with-3-2-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/sea-dogs-complete-sweep-of-trenton-with-3-2-win/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:52:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/sea-dogs-complete-sweep-of-trenton-with-3-2-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/sea-dogs-complete-sweep-of-trenton-with-3-2-win/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1508826_984188-20180816_SeaDogs030.jpgPortland's Daniel McGrath pitches against the Trenton Thunder on Thursday at Hadlock Field in Portland.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:12:17 +0000 High school golfer Cole Anderson wins Match Play Invitational https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/high-school-golfer-cole-anderson-wins-match-play-invitational/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/high-school-golfer-cole-anderson-wins-match-play-invitational/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:53:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/high-school-golfer-cole-anderson-wins-match-play-invitational/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/16/high-school-golfer-cole-anderson-wins-match-play-invitational/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1508394_920136-20180816_golf_0018-e1534446484367.jpgCamden golfer Cole Anderson chips onto the green at Falmouth Country Club on Thursday during the final match of the Maine State Golf Association Match Play Invitational.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:06:30 +0000 Phillies end Boston’s winning streak with 7-4 win https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/phillies-end-bostons-winning-streak-with-7-4-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/phillies-end-bostons-winning-streak-with-7-4-win/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 03:07:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/phillies-end-bostons-winning-streak-with-7-4-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/phillies-end-bostons-winning-streak-with-7-4-win/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1507954_Red_Sox_Phillies_Baseball_3.jpgPhillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez tags out Boston's Brock Holt at second after Holt tried to steal during the first inning Wednesday night in Philadelphia.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:10:36 +0000 Wednesday’s major league roundup: Braves brawl with Marlins, then win https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-major-league-roundup-braves-brawl-with-marlins-then-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-major-league-roundup-braves-brawl-with-marlins-then-win/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 03:07:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-major-league-roundup-braves-brawl-with-marlins-then-win/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-major-league-roundup-braves-brawl-with-marlins-then-win/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18228007318209.jpgWed, 15 Aug 2018 23:12:01 +0000 Red Sox farm report: Hart keeps getting better https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/red-sox-farm-report-hart-keeps-getting-better/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/red-sox-farm-report-hart-keeps-getting-better/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:35:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/red-sox-farm-report-hart-keeps-getting-better/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/red-sox-farm-report-hart-keeps-getting-better/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1506318_421061-20180814_SeaDogs200.jpgPortland starting pitcher Kyle Hart pitches pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing six hits, while striking out four and walking one in the Sea Dogs' 5-2 win in 10 innings against the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday at Hadlock Field.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:00:38 +0000 Wednesday’s Sports Digest: Greater Portland falls in Babe Ruth World Series semifinals https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-sports-digest-greater-portland-falls-in-babe-ruth-world-series-semifinals/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-sports-digest-greater-portland-falls-in-babe-ruth-world-series-semifinals/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:00:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-sports-digest-greater-portland-falls-in-babe-ruth-world-series-semifinals/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-sports-digest-greater-portland-falls-in-babe-ruth-world-series-semifinals/feed/ 0 Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:17:34 +0000 Wednesday’s NFL notebook: Cornerback trying to earn a roster spot with Patriots https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/wednesdays-nfl-notebook-cornerback-trying-to-earn-a-roster-spot-with-patriots/ 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He provides extra value with his play on special teams.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:19:05 +0000 College football notebook: Maryland taking safety measures https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/college-football-notebook-maryland-taking-safety-measures/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/college-football-notebook-maryland-taking-safety-measures/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:35:28 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/college-football-notebook-maryland-taking-safety-measures/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/college-football-notebook-maryland-taking-safety-measures/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1507710_LSU_Guice_Adjustment_Footba.jpgMatt Canada, who was LSU's offensive coordinator last year, is serving as Maryland's interim coach, with DJ Durkin on administrative leave.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:38:33 +0000 Mikulak’s seeking fifth American gymnastics title https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/mikulaks-seeking-fifth-american-gymnastics-title/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/mikulaks-seeking-fifth-american-gymnastics-title/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:12:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/mikulaks-seeking-fifth-american-gymnastics-title/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/mikulaks-seeking-fifth-american-gymnastics-title/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18227663840271.jpgWed, 15 Aug 2018 21:34:22 +0000 Patriots roster remains a work in progress https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/patriots-roster-remains-a-work-in-progress/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/patriots-roster-remains-a-work-in-progress/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:01:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/patriots-roster-remains-a-work-in-progress/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/patriots-roster-remains-a-work-in-progress/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1491210_801222-AP18212004003276.jpgTom Brady lost his best third-down receiver when Danny Amendola left for Miami. It is not clear who will replace him.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:32:20 +0000 Charity game has an old-time baseball feel https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/charity-game-has-an-old-time-baseball-feel/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/charity-game-has-an-old-time-baseball-feel/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:01:10 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/charity-game-has-an-old-time-baseball-feel/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/charity-game-has-an-old-time-baseball-feel/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1507490_482730-OLD-TIME-2.jpgMatt Pare, a former Deering player, will participate in the Oldtime Baseball Game for the fifth time on Thursday in Cambridge, Mass.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:08:18 +0000 NBA notebook: Pierce offers advice to Celtics https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/nba-notebook-pierce-offers-advice-to-celtics/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/nba-notebook-pierce-offers-advice-to-celtics/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:53:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/nba-notebook-pierce-offers-advice-to-celtics/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/nba-notebook-pierce-offers-advice-to-celtics/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1507462_celtics_pierce_number_baske.jpgPaul Pierce knows the Celtics have a slew of quality players, but he believes if they want to win an NBA title, the players will have to be willing to sacrifice some of their stats.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:13:00 +0000 Biddeford, Deering getting new artificial turf fields https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/biddeford-deering-getting-new-artificial-turf-fields/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/biddeford-deering-getting-new-artificial-turf-fields/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:42:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/biddeford-deering-getting-new-artificial-turf-fields/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/biddeford-deering-getting-new-artificial-turf-fields/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1507414_764290-Waterhouse-turf1.jpgThe installation of a new artificial turf at Waterhouse Field in Biddeford is under way and is expected to be completed on Aug. 23.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:46:52 +0000 Sea Dogs win 6-5; Rodriguez to pitch Monday in Portland https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/reports-rodriguez-to-pitch-in-portland-on-monday/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/reports-rodriguez-to-pitch-in-portland-on-monday/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:36:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/reports-rodriguez-to-pitch-in-portland-on-monday/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/reports-rodriguez-to-pitch-in-portland-on-monday/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/397151-20180815_SeaDogs327.jpgWed, 15 Aug 2018 23:13:35 +0000 Deadline approaching to apply for permit to hunt deer in Maine this fall https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/deadline-approaching-to-apply-for-permit-to-hunt-deer-in-maine-this-fall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/deadline-approaching-to-apply-for-permit-to-hunt-deer-in-maine-this-fall/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:43:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/deadline-approaching-to-apply-for-permit-to-hunt-deer-in-maine-this-fall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/deadline-approaching-to-apply-for-permit-to-hunt-deer-in-maine-this-fall/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/01/1315963_566524-Deer.jpgYour chances of a successful deer hunt in the fall can be improved by taking advantage of the upcoming show season to interact with outfitters and learn more about what they offer for guided hunts.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:24:33 +0000 European frogbit, an invasive water plant, discovered in Maine for first time https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/european-frogbit-an-invasive-water-plant-discovered-in-maine-for-first-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/european-frogbit-an-invasive-water-plant-discovered-in-maine-for-first-time/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:10:41 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/european-frogbit-an-invasive-water-plant-discovered-in-maine-for-first-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/european-frogbit-an-invasive-water-plant-discovered-in-maine-for-first-time/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/952262_567572-E-frogbit-2.jpgState officials and local groups are working to remove an invasive water plant, European frogbit, from the northeastern corner of Cobbosee Lake in Manchester. The species was first discovered in Maine on Aug. 10.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:50:56 +0000 Maine Mariners introduce their mascot: Beacon the Puffin https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/maine-mariners-introduce-their-mascot-beacon-the-puffin/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/maine-mariners-introduce-their-mascot-beacon-the-puffin/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:17:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/maine-mariners-introduce-their-mascot-beacon-the-puffin/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/15/maine-mariners-introduce-their-mascot-beacon-the-puffin/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1506462_522523-Beacon-flex.jpgThe Maine Mariners revealed Beacon the Puffin as their mascot on Wednesday. Photo by Maine MarinersWed, 15 Aug 2018 10:24:45 +0000 Tendler homers in 10th to lift Sea Dogs over Thunder https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tendler-homers-in-10th-to-lift-sea-dogs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tendler-homers-in-10th-to-lift-sea-dogs/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:41:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tendler-homers-in-10th-to-lift-sea-dogs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tendler-homers-in-10th-to-lift-sea-dogs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1506318_421061-20180814_SeaDogs200.jpgPortland starting pitcher Kyle Hart pitches pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing six hits, while striking out four and walking one in the Sea Dogs' 5-2 win in 10 innings against the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday at Hadlock Field.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:46:26 +0000 Football recruit pleads with college coaches to see past his medical cannabis medication https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/football-recruit-pleads-with-college-coaches-to-see-past-his-medical-cannabis-medication/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/football-recruit-pleads-with-college-coaches-to-see-past-his-medical-cannabis-medication/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:40:53 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/football-recruit-pleads-with-college-coaches-to-see-past-his-medical-cannabis-medication/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/football-recruit-pleads-with-college-coaches-to-see-past-his-medical-cannabis-medication/feed/ 0 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:40:53 +0000 Tuesday’s major league roundup: Acuna adds two more homers in Braves’ win over Marlins https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-roundup-acuna-adds-two-more-homers-in-braves-win-over-marlins/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-roundup-acuna-adds-two-more-homers-in-braves-win-over-marlins/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:03:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-roundup-acuna-adds-two-more-homers-in-braves-win-over-marlins/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-roundup-acuna-adds-two-more-homers-in-braves-win-over-marlins/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1506270_Marlins_Braves_Baseabll_897.jpgThe Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. flips his bat after hitting a first-inning homer against Miami on Tuesday. Acuna, 20, became the youngest player to homer in five straight games.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:12:41 +0000 Tuesday’s Sports Digest: Two Maine amateurs will not advance in U.S. event https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-sports-digest-two-maine-amateurs-will-not-advance-in-u-s-event/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-sports-digest-two-maine-amateurs-will-not-advance-in-u-s-event/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:20:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-sports-digest-two-maine-amateurs-will-not-advance-in-u-s-event/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-sports-digest-two-maine-amateurs-will-not-advance-in-u-s-event/feed/ 0 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:26:41 +0000 Red Sox top Phillies 2-1 on homers by Leon, Holt https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/leon-holt-belt-home-runs-to-back-porcello/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/leon-holt-belt-home-runs-to-back-porcello/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:15:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/leon-holt-belt-home-runs-to-back-porcello/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/leon-holt-belt-home-runs-to-back-porcello/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/Red_Sox_Phillies_Baseball_5.jpgTue, 14 Aug 2018 22:59:25 +0000 Chavis is making up for lost time https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/chavis-is-making-up-for-lost-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/chavis-is-making-up-for-lost-time/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:11:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/chavis-is-making-up-for-lost-time/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/chavis-is-making-up-for-lost-time/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1506110_421061-20180814_SeaDogs326.jpgMichael Chavis, who sat out a 50-game suspension to start the season because of a positive test for steroids, is starting to swing a hot bat for the Sea Dogs. He was named Eastern League Player of the Week after hitting .560 last week with two homers and six RBI.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:37:08 +0000 Tuesday’s major league notebook: Indians place Bauer on the disabled list https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-notebook-indians-place-bauer-on-the-disabled-list/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-notebook-indians-place-bauer-on-the-disabled-list/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:04:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-notebook-indians-place-bauer-on-the-disabled-list/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-major-league-notebook-indians-place-bauer-on-the-disabled-list/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP_18224026351651.jpgTue, 14 Aug 2018 22:11:51 +0000 Commentary: Leadership change may be just what NASCAR needs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-leadership-change-may-be-just-what-nascar-needs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-leadership-change-may-be-just-what-nascar-needs/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:58:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-leadership-change-may-be-just-what-nascar-needs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-leadership-change-may-be-just-what-nascar-needs/feed/ 0 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:13:24 +0000 Wawrinka, Azarenka among U.S. Open wild cards https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/wawrinka-azarenka-among-u-s-open-wild-cards/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/wawrinka-azarenka-among-u-s-open-wild-cards/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:34:10 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/wawrinka-azarenka-among-u-s-open-wild-cards/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/wawrinka-azarenka-among-u-s-open-wild-cards/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1505846_853111-WAWRINKA.jpgStan Wawrinka is back in the U.S. Open after the U.S. Tennis Association gave him a wild-card entry on Tuesday. Injuries have hampered Wawrinka's ranking.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:36:29 +0000 Patriots’ Jones looks to set aside past difficulties https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/patriots-jones-looks-to-set-aside-past-difficulties/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/patriots-jones-looks-to-set-aside-past-difficulties/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:13:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/patriots-jones-looks-to-set-aside-past-difficulties/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/patriots-jones-looks-to-set-aside-past-difficulties/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1505786_170721-CYRUS-JONES.jpgNew England Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones receives attention on the field after an injury during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New York Giants, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. ()Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:27:43 +0000 Tuesday’s NFL notebook: Bryant to meet with Browns https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-nfl-notebook-bryant-to-meet-with-browns/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-nfl-notebook-bryant-to-meet-with-browns/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:47:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-nfl-notebook-bryant-to-meet-with-browns/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/tuesdays-nfl-notebook-bryant-to-meet-with-browns/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/09/1080045_Bears-Cowboys-Football.JP2_.jpgShown on Sept. 18, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant warms up before a game. On Sunday, Bryant injured his knee and he missed practice on Wednesday.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:35:30 +0000 Meyer’s fate at Ohio State still in limbo https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/meyers-fate-at-ohio-state-still-in-limbo/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/meyers-fate-at-ohio-state-still-in-limbo/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:19:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/meyers-fate-at-ohio-state-still-in-limbo/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/meyers-fate-at-ohio-state-still-in-limbo/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1505694_Ohio_St_Receivers_Coach_Foo.jpgOhio State Coach Urban Meyer is on paid administrative leave while the school investigates whether he responded properly to accusations of domestic abuse made against one of his coaches, who has been fired.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:29:21 +0000 Maryland: Mistakes were made in death of football player https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/maryland-mistakes-were-made-in-death-of-football-player/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/maryland-mistakes-were-made-in-death-of-football-player/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:26:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/maryland-mistakes-were-made-in-death-of-football-player/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/maryland-mistakes-were-made-in-death-of-football-player/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP_18226690525633.jpgTue, 14 Aug 2018 19:15:02 +0000 Commentary: Tiger has not won this year, but it’s been a good year https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-tiger-has-not-won-this-year-but-its-been-a-good-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-tiger-has-not-won-this-year-but-its-been-a-good-year/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:24:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-tiger-has-not-won-this-year-but-its-been-a-good-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/commentary-tiger-has-not-won-this-year-but-its-been-a-good-year/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1502786_PGA_Championship_Golf_31978.jpgTiger Woods celebrates after sinking a birdie putt on the ninth hole Sunday during the final round of the PGA Championship. Woods settled for second place despite closing with a 6-under 64.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:12:05 +0000 UMaine football player died of heart condition, coroner rules https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/umaine-football-player-died-because-of-heart-condition-coroner-rules/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:57:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/14/umaine-football-player-died-because-of-heart-condition-coroner-rules/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1505166_47560_dariusminor2.jpgDarius Minor, an 18-year-old from Locust Grove, Virginia, collapsed and died during a workout in Orono on July 24.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:10:45 +0000 Monday’s major league roundup: Mets hit five homers to defeat Yankees https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-major-league-roundup-mets-hit-five-homers-to-defeat-yankees/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-major-league-roundup-mets-hit-five-homers-to-defeat-yankees/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:53:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-major-league-roundup-mets-hit-five-homers-to-defeat-yankees/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-major-league-roundup-mets-hit-five-homers-to-defeat-yankees/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18226063075417.jpgMon, 13 Aug 2018 22:58:11 +0000 Monday’s Sports Digest: Maine amateur golfers start slowly in national event https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-sports-digest-maine-amateur-golfers-start-slowly-in-national-event/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-sports-digest-maine-amateur-golfers-start-slowly-in-national-event/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:47:10 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-sports-digest-maine-amateur-golfers-start-slowly-in-national-event/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-sports-digest-maine-amateur-golfers-start-slowly-in-national-event/feed/ 0 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:49:56 +0000 UMaine defense smothers offense in intrasquad scrimmage https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/umaine-defense-smothers-offense-in-intrasquad-scrimmage/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/umaine-defense-smothers-offense-in-intrasquad-scrimmage/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:25:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/umaine-defense-smothers-offense-in-intrasquad-scrimmage/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/umaine-defense-smothers-offense-in-intrasquad-scrimmage/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1504174_82540-_UMaineFB_11_KB.jpgDefensive lineman Kayon Whitaker, a junior, is part of a UMaine defense that was sixth in the Colonial Athletic Conference in total defense last season.Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:14:08 +0000 Excitement runs high as fall teams return to action https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/excitement-runs-high-as-fall-teams-return-to-action/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/excitement-runs-high-as-fall-teams-return-to-action/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:34:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/excitement-runs-high-as-fall-teams-return-to-action/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/excitement-runs-high-as-fall-teams-return-to-action/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1504046_477647-20180813_Cony_Footba.jpgCony High School football players work through some stretching drills during practice Monday morning in Augusta. Monday marked the first day fall sports teams could start practicing.Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:48:12 +0000 College football: Former UMaine quarterback dies https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/college-football-former-umaine-quarterback-dies/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/college-football-former-umaine-quarterback-dies/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:32:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/college-football-former-umaine-quarterback-dies/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/college-football-former-umaine-quarterback-dies/feed/ 0 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:42:42 +0000 Athletics prove they never can be counted out https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/athletics-prove-they-never-can-be-counted-out/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/athletics-prove-they-never-can-be-counted-out/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:26:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/athletics-prove-they-never-can-be-counted-out/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/athletics-prove-they-never-can-be-counted-out/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1503998_Athletics_Angels_Baseball_8.jpgOakland Athletics catcher Josh Phegley, left, and relief pitcher Blake Treinen congratulate each other after another victory. The A's have risen to offer a challenge to Houston and Seattle in the AL West.Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:26:00 +0000 Monday’s NFL notebook: Giants’ rookie running back OK after injury scare https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-nfl-notebook-giants-rookie-running-back-ok-after-injury-scare/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-nfl-notebook-giants-rookie-running-back-ok-after-injury-scare/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:16:12 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-nfl-notebook-giants-rookie-running-back-ok-after-injury-scare/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/13/mondays-nfl-notebook-giants-rookie-running-back-ok-after-injury-scare/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/AP18225856410456.jpgMon, 13 Aug 2018 20:20:52 +0000