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What Sports Would You Like To See As Part Of The Summer Olympics?

The Summer Olympics in Rio are in the homestretch and I have to admit that I haven't watched very much of them. The swimming, track and field, gymnastic and basketball are the big draws in the summer Olympics but I think they need to add some sports to the games.

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Maine Caddy on the Bag During Jim Furyk’s Record Setting 58

During the final round of the PGA Tours’ Travelers Championship, golfer Jim Furyk shot the lowest single round in PGA history with a 58. By his side, long time caddy Mike ‘Fluff’ Cowan who is from Winslow, Maine.

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Yukon, Alaska
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Two Mainer’s Win the Yukon 1,000


The world’s longest endurance paddling race is the Yukon 1000 held since 2009. This year two Mainer’s won the race on the Yukon River.

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ESPN Personality John Saunders Dead at 61

John Saunders, a veteran on-air personality with ESPN, has passed away. He was 61.

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Category: Sports
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Patriots Julian Edelman’s Leg Injury Won’t Sideline Him

With the Patriots getting ready for their first preseason game on the 2016 season, Julian Edelman left Tuesday's practice after suffering another leg injury.

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Want To See Slugger the SeaDog on ‘Dancing With the Stars?’ Vote For Him!

Maine's most famous mascot has a shot at Dancing with the Stars on TV... vote for him here!

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French Gymnast Snaps Legs During Vault in Rio

This video only shows pictures of what happened but you can clearly see the broken leg of French men’s gymnast Samir Ait Said.

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Bike Race

Maine Bike Coalition Making Website of Cycle-Friendly Spots


The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is developing an online "Where to Ride Guide" that will seek to provide cyclists with a database of rides and destinations as well as bicycle-friendly businesses.

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Category: Local News, Sports
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Are You Ready For The Summer Olympics?

If you are a sports nut like myself, you will be watching and cheering for the USA the next two weeks in Rio.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for tonight and it's always interesting to see which American athlete will be carrying the American flag (hint: he's a swimmer with a ton of medals)  Also, who will be carrying the torch...

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Category: Sports
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Maine Golfers: Nike is Getting Out of the Golf Business


If you like to play golf at a local club like Natanis Golf Course, The Augusta Country Club or The Waterville Country Club and use Nike golf equipment, hang on to it. Nike is getting out of the golf business.

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