Portland Sports Roundup
D-League team named
The new Maine entry in the NBA Developmental League will be known as the "Red Claws," the team announced last week. The name was selected by the fans. The Red Claws begin play in November at the Portland Expo.
New soccer organization debuting
A new soccer organization, Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix, will launch at the Portland Sports Complex this month. Kicking off during April vacation week, all details are available at www.mainepremiersoccer.com
Casco Bay Sports offering co-ed spring leagues
Casco Bay Sports is offering several co-ed spring leagues. In April and May, a 6-on-6 soccer league, a Sunday flag football and a Sunday softball league will commence.
Greater Portland men's Over-50 softball league open for registrations
The Greater Portland Men's Over-50 softball league located in Portland and South Portland and now in its 11th season, is seeking players for the 2009 season. Players who turn 50 prior to Dec. 31 are eligible.