GORHAM — Juniors Aliza Jordan and Colleen Fleming, and sophomore Allison Irish combined for 18 goals as the University of Southern Maine outlasted visiting New England College to post a 24-16 victory in a high-scoring non-conference women’s lacrosse game Thursday afternoon at Hannaford Field.
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse senior captain Hannah Hirschfeld has been named one of the IWLCA’s National Players of the Week.
Hirschfeld received the recognition after also being named the NESCAC women’s lacrosse player of the week following a pair of tight conference wins.
Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6.
Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9, while the Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit, followed by the Los Angeles Rams at Oakland.
Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue Jackets to tie their series at two games apiece.
Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve had a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday after Evan Gattis hit into a bizarre 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning.
Bobby Poyner worked a scoreless inning on a rehab appearance, then Teddy Stankiewicz dominated for six more scoreless innings and the Portland Sea Dogs (5-7) earned a series split with the Hartford Yard Goats (4-9) with a 5-0 Eastern League win on Thursday afternoon at Hadlock Field.
Two games into their firstround playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be having trouble remembering each other’s names.
Facing an opponent missing arguably its best player in front of a raucous home crowd, the Toronto Maple Leafs felt pretty good heading into their Game 4 matchup with the Boston Bruins.
Less than three hours later, they had been pushed to the brink of playoff elimination.
New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years.
The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction.
[img_assist|nid=1213554|title=|desc= MARGO MILLER braves a spring storm last Saturday near Pardeeville, Wisconsin, to get petition signatures for the special state Assembly campaign of Ann Groves Lloyd, a local sleeper election that Democrats hope will be anything but.
When Angela Merkel was re-elected as Germany’s leader in March, the way looked open for European nations to finally patch the remaining cracks in the euro — the structural flaws that threatened to break apart the shared currency in 2010-12.
Suddenly, those prospects for far-reaching agreements are fading, as one proposal after another falls by the wayside.
[img_assist|nid=1213551|title=|desc= REBECCA FRODSHAM points to her husband’s surgical scars, at their home Monday, April 16, 2018, in Murray, Utah. Nathan Frodsham suffers from cervical arthritis and disc disease. Voters in Utah this November will consider a ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana for people with certain chronic conditions.
Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.
A grassroots group and the state’s largest teacher membership group said Thursday that teachers will walkout April 26.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli military aircraft today dropped leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from the Gaza-Israel border fence and warning that they endanger their lives if they follow directives of Hamas organizers of the weekly protests there.