Central Maine Sports: Pats Wrap Up Preseason With Loss to NY Giants
NE Patriots: lost its preseason finale to the New York Giants, 16-13.
–New Patriots tight end Tim Wright, acquired in a trade that sent offensive guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, caught four passes for 43 yards.
NFL: Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
UMaine Football: kick off their season Sat. night at home vs Norfolk State
College Football: (21) Texas A&M 52, (9) South Carolina 28
(18) Mississippi 35, Boise St. 13
Boston Red Sox: off Thursday night
8/29-8/31 @ Tampa Bay
Portland Sea Dogs: lost to Reading again, 3-1.
8/29-9/1 vs Harrisburg
NASCAR: Tony Stewart will race Sunday @ Atlanta Motor Speedway. His first time since the fatal accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr.
Tennis: Andy Murray and Serena Williams were among those advancing at the US Open.