(Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
Runners of the Berkshires brave cold, rain and wind to finish 2015 Boston Marathon

North Adams' Witter finishes 2 years after heart surgery; Lee's Kinnaman top local finisher
04/20/2015 10:32 PM EDT
After the winter that both Berkshire County and Massachusetts in general experienced, no local Boston Marathon runner was about to let an adverse condition or two stop them Monday. 
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Pittsfield's Ali Williamson is All-Eagle girls Alpine MVP
04/19/2015 10:40 PM EDT - Sometime in early January, Ali Williamson said winning a state Alpine skiing championship wasn't on her radar screen. Full Story

(Michael Dwyer — The Associated Press)
Red Sox get 5 unearned runs in 7-1 win over Orioles

BOSTON -- Justin Masterson benefited from five unearned runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 Monday in a soggy Patriots' Day game shortened by rain to 6 1/2 innings. Full Story
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Crowder's shot lifts Celtics over Raptors, secures No. 7 seed

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics knew they were in the playoffs. Now they can start thinking about a matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Full Story
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Bruins fire GM Peter Chiarelli

The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. Full Story
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Agents: Darrelle Revis returns to Jets

Cornerback won the Super Bowl with New England this past season
Darrelle Revis is coming back to the New York Jets after winning the Super Bowl with the rival New England Patriots last season. Full Story
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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

04/20/2015 01:12 PM EDT
BOSTON >> Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first victory to the city in memory of the bombing victims. 
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Red Sox starter Porcello no puzzle to Orioles
04/19/2015 11:19 PM EDT - BOSTON >> The Boston Red Sox starters are continuing to struggle. Rick Porcello became the latest to get hit hard, allowing eight runs and 12 hits in five innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Sunday. Full Story

Cavs' stars shine in Game 1 win over Celtics
04/19/2015 11:17 PM EDT - CLEVELAND >> More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor. Full Story

Davis' bat, Tillman's pitching too much for Red Sox
04/18/2015 10:09 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Chris Davis hit a two-run homer, Chris Tillman rebounded from a rough start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Saturday. Full Story

Aaron Hernandez's mom: I shared bond with victim's mother
04/17/2015 10:09 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- The mother of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says she shared a special bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing. Full Story

All-Eagle girls swimming: Maeve Wilber earns another MVP award
04/16/2015 10:23 AM EDT - As the latest star female swimmer at Monument Mountain High School, senior Maeve Wilber had to hear the comparisons to former Spartan state champion Maggie Rosenbaum.

Related | 2014-15 All-Eagle girls swimming team

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Bruins fire GM Chiarelli after missing playoffs
04/15/2015 11:16 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) >> The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli just days after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight seasons. Full Story

'James and the Giant Peach' album to be released for free

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Award-nominated songwriting team behind the musical "James and the Giant Peach" have good news for their fans — and even better news. Full Story
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin finalize 'uncoupling' with divorce

The actress and Coldplay frontman reportedly let their business managers negotiate the divorce settlement details.