Our Opinion: Empty chatter on torture contributes nothing useful

02/08/2016 04:07 PM EST
Republican presidential candidates sought a return to failed Bush-era tactics on accused terrorists during Saturday's debate. 
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Our Opinion: None of us can be bystanders to bigotry
02/05/2016 06:05 PM EST - It's unfortunate that in 2016 a president of the United States has to speak out against medieval-era religious bigotry. Full Story

Our Opinion: Buffet workers victims of corporate indifference
02/05/2016 06:05 PM EST - The closing of the Old Country Buffet in Pittsfield, a blow to workers and loyal customers, is particularly shameful because it came without any advance notice. Full Story

Sports Columnists
Howard Herman: Super Bowl 50 rooting guide

02/06/2016 11:35 PM EST
Depending on when you read this, the Super Bowl is hours away. By now, we've all heard and read plenty about Super Bowl 50. 
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Gene Chague: DFW announces 2015 deer harvest numbers
02/06/2016 11:35 PM EST - The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) reported that the statewide preliminary deer harvest for 2015 (excluding special hunts and any data not yet received) was 10,042. Full Story

Howard Herman: Michigan, Penn State at Madison Square Garden
01/30/2016 05:49 PM EST - Random thoughts while watching the snow banks along the MetroNorth train tracks on my way to Manhattan. Full Story

Gene Chague: Berkshire waters accounted for 6 gold pin awards last year
01/30/2016 06:26 PM EST - For over 50 years, MassWildlife has sponsored the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program, which recognizes anglers who catch exceptional freshwater fish from water bodies of the Commonwealth that are open to the public. Full Story

Howard Herman: Catching up with John Calipari
01/23/2016 11:58 PM EST - Even for coaches like John Calipari, some years are easier than others. Calipari, the former UMass head coach, has his Kentucky Wildcats at 15-4 and 5-2 in the SEC after beating Vanderbilt on Saturday. Full Story