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Joe McLaughlin

About Joe McLaughlin

McLaughlin (right) is a Stearns High School and University of Maine graduate who worked for three years at the Aroostook Republican and News in Caribou as a reporter and editor. He has worked on the BDN sports desk for 30 years, the last 18 as sports editor. McLaughlin and his wife, Kathy Schwigan, live in Brewer and have three adult children: Ryan, Matthew and Tess.

Patriots fans should consider other perspectives on Deflategate

Some phrases stick forever and that was the case in March 1994 when Boston Herald sports columnist Joe Fitzgerald called late Maine Superior Court Judge Robert L. Browne a “clam-shucking judge” when Browne overruled Hockey East’s decision to exclude the University of Maine men’s hockey team from the conference tourney over an eligibility challenge against […]