(Stephanie Zollshan — Berkshire Eagle)
PGA pro Underdown opening indoor golf facility in Pittsfield

PGA pro Jim Underdown is opening a new indoor facility with simulators
11/26/2014 02:55 PM EST
PITTSFIELD >> Precious few of us will ever get to set foot on the hallowed grounds at Augusta National National Golf Club, never mind play a round there. 
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Bristol, Conn., joins Pittsfield in Futures Collegiate Baseball League
11/25/2014 07:58 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield Suns will welcome a new rival to the Futures League West Division in 2015, as the league has established a franchise in Bristol, Conn. Full Story

(Jim Mone — Associated Press)
Fast starts by Packers a concern for Patriots

Green Bay has outscored last four foes 128-9 in first half
FOXBOROUGH >> The New England Patriots are one of the NFL's best teams in the first half. Full Story
(Associated Press)
Celtics lose to Grizzlies, 117-100

MEMPHIS, TENN. >> Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics 117-100 on Friday night. Full Story
(The Associated Press — Steve Savoia)
Sandoval, Ramirez glad to join forces with Big Papi

Both point to Ortiz as big reason they decided to sign with Red Sox
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar. Full Story
Williams College basketball teams score pre-holiday sweep

Men beat MCLA in closest game in rivalry since 2000, women top Springfield to improve to 6-0
11/26/2014 12:07 AM EST
WILLIAMSTOWN >> It's going to be a pretty good Thanksgiving for the Williams College basketball teams. 
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One more game for McCann Tech football: Hornets in state vocational final
11/25/2014 09:43 PM EST - It's not the state championship McCann Tech's football team had hoped to play for, but the state small-school vocational championship is still a state title on some level. Full Story

Pittsfield boys, Hoosac girls will play in Hoophall basketball tourney
11/24/2014 10:51 PM EST - Two Berkshire County high school basketball teams will appear in the 2015 Hoophall Classic. Full Story

Country Club of Pittsfield hires Oak Hill's Mabee as new head pro
11/24/2014 10:50 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Thirty-four years ago, when it was last looking for a new head professional, the Country Club of Pittsfield hired an assistant pro from one of America's most prestigious clubs, Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. Full Story

Pablo Sandoval reaches deal with Red Sox, source says
11/24/2014 03:24 PM EST - SAN FRANCISCO >> Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multiyear contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said. Full Story

Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz on 2015 baseball Hall of Fame ballot
11/24/2014 11:53 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot. Full Story

Patriots turn to passing game in rout of Lions
11/23/2014 11:06 PM EST - FOXBOROUGH >> The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. Full Story

Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story