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Red Sox lose to Astros in 10 innings

07/04/2015 12:05 AM EDT
BOSTON >> First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win. 
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East Side Cafe wins Pittsfield Little League city championship
07/02/2015 09:22 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- For the first time since 1998, Pittsfield has crowned a Little League city champion. Full Story

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Red Sox use 8-run first inning to beat Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. Full Story
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Celtics sign Amir Johnson to 2-year deal

A person with knowledge of the details says the Boston Celtics have landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million. Full Story
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Bruins acquire Jimmy Hayes from Panthers

The Boston Bruins have made another trade in a busy offseason, this time acquiring forward Jimmy Hayes from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Reilly Smith and Marc Savard. Full Story
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NFLPA complains to league about Patriots' discipline of Butler

NEW YORK — The NFL Players Association has complained to the league about whether the Patriots improperly disciplined cornerback Malcolm Butler during voluntary workouts. Full Story
 
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Inclement weather wipes out Wednesday's local baseball schedule

07/02/2015 06:53 AM EDT
It rained, and then it rained some more. That forced baseball teams in Berkshire County to take an eraser to their schedules on Wednesday. 
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Celtics sign Amir Johnson to 2-year deal
07/02/2015 06:52 AM EDT - A person with knowledge of the details says the Boston Celtics have landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million. Full Story

Bruins acquire Jimmy Hayes from Panthers
07/02/2015 06:52 AM EDT - The Boston Bruins have made another trade in a busy offseason, this time acquiring forward Jimmy Hayes from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Reilly Smith and Marc Savard. Full Story

Wednesday's local baseball: SteepleCats fall 1-0 at Plymouth
07/02/2015 06:50 AM EDT - PLYMOUTH — The North Adams SteepleCats were one pitch away from sending Wednesday's NECBL game against Plymouth into extra innings. Full Story

Pittsfield's Rick Murphy promoted by Tri-City ValleyCats
06/24/2015 06:26 AM EDT - TROY, N.Y. — Rick Murphy has been with what is now the Tri-City ValleyCats since the late 1980s. Full Story

Darin Lane resigns as Berkshire Battalion hockey coach, GM
06/18/2015 11:13 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- Berkshire Battalion general manager and head coach Darin Lane announced Thursday he has resigned from both positions. Full Story

NECBL: SteepleCats beat New Bedford 2-1
06/18/2015 12:08 AM EDT - NEW BEDFORD -- North Adams SteepleCats pitcher Josh Garran made his second start against New Bedford in the last six days, and this time he got a win. Full Story

140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
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America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: ——— IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEER Philadelphia started its Fourth of July celebration a little early. Full Story
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.