Maine sailor in second after Day 3 at Paralympics

The three-man United States crew that includes Hugh Freund of South Freeport moved into second place after three days of sailing competition in the Sonar class at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Skipper Rick Doerr, tactician Brad Kendell and Freund, the jib trimmer, finished second once and third twice on Wednesday and now have 18 points after six of 11 races.

Australia leads with 12 points and New Zealand is third with 21.


BOYS’ LACROSSE: Mike LeBel, who led Falmouth High to the 2016 Class B boys’ lacrosse state championship, will not return to coach the team next spring.

LeBel and Falmouth Athletic Director James Coffey confirmed Wednesday that LeBel will no longer coach the Yachtsmen. Both declined to answer questions about when and how the decision was made.

LeBel, 46, compiled a 102-40 record at Falmouth from 2007-16. His squads also won Class B titles in 2011 and 2012. He was named the Maine Sunday Telegram Coach of the Year in 2016. Lebel does not teach at Falmouth High.


GIRLS’ SOCCER: Christine Gardella scored twice while leading Berwick to a season-opening 3-0 victory over Cushing at Ashburnham, Massachusetts.

Kenza Farid added a goal for the Bulldogs.

FIELD HOCKEY: Berwick opened its Eastern Independent League schedule with a 3-0 loss to Pingree at South Hamilton, Massachusetts.

BOYS’ SOCCER: Matt Grubbins and Lucas Filosa each scored as Pingree beat Berwick 2-0 at South Berwick.


NBA: Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat says he’s “ready to play” and that he expects to be with his team when training camp opens Sept. 27 in the Bahamas.

Bosh has seen his last two seasons cut short at the All-Star break by blood clots, but has released video of his workouts in recent weeks.

The Sacramento Kings signed free agent point guard Jordan Farmar. He has averaged 7.7 points and 2.9 assists per game in nine NBA seasons.

New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose faces a lawsuit alleging he and two friends raped his girlfriend while she was passed out in her apartment in August 2013. Rose and the woman, identified in court filings only as Jane Doe, had a non-exclusive relationship for roughly two years before the alleged attack.

The lawsuit is set for trial Oct. 4 in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.


WORLD HOCKEY: Henrik Lundqvist got the hook after allowing five goals on 22 shots in Sweden’s 6-2 loss to Team Europe at Washington in each team’s final exhibition game before the World Cup of Hockey starts in Toronto next week.

 Matt Murray stopped 16 of 17 shots he faced, but Team North America took a 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic in the final exhibition for both teams.


SPAIN: Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata scored late goals as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 and avoid starting the defense of its Champions League title with a shock defeat.


ITF: The International Tennis Federation said Uzbekistan umpires Sherzod Hasanov and Arkhip Molotyagin have been banned for life after being found guilty of betting-related offenses.

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