(Melanie Stengel — Special to The Eagle)
Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15s win New England regional crown

World Series-bound team completes unbeaten run with championship-game win over Trumbull, Conn.
07/29/2015 03:57 AM EDT
TRUMBULL, CONN. -- Last year at this time, the Pittsfield Babe Ruth All-Star team was lamenting a huge mistake and a missed opportunity when a forfeit against Trumbull in the 14-year-old regional round ended any hope of going to the World Series. 
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All-Eagle boys track and field: Dante Sandifer is MVP
07/27/2015 11:13 PM EDT - If he has one regret about his senior track and field season, Dante Sandifer wishes he'd had more in the tank at the end. Full Story

(Associated Press)
Homers lift White Sox past Red Sox 9-4

BOSTON -- The Chicago White Sox hit two home runs, one needing a video replay and the other leaving someone in need of a new windshield. 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
(Associated Press)
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
(Gillian Jones - The Berkshire Eagle)
Close-knit Post 68 team looks to win American Legion state baseball crown for coach Jim Mazzer

As longtime coach awaits heart transplant, team continues its run that really began with 2012 Babe Ruth team
07/29/2015 03:39 AM EDT
On their way home from Van Buren, Ark., and the 2012 Babe Ruth World Series, some players on the Pittsfield 15-year-old all-star team thought their story was over. 
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Berkshire Force squads prepare for Babe Ruth Softball World Series
07/28/2015 10:35 PM EDT - They were already guaranteed a slot in the Babe Ruth Softball 16-Under World Series this year. Full Story

Baseball Hall of Fame inductions: Pedro's day comes in Cooperstown
07/26/2015 11:32 PM EDT - COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman entered the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Full Story

Richard Lord: Bob Ahlen, Berkshire Hills Singles tournament have long history
07/26/2015 01:01 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- The Berkshire Hills Singles is being played for the 60th time this weekend. Full Story

Update: Brian Sullivan, longtime Eagle sports editor and columnist, dies at 62
07/22/2015 05:38 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The city Brian A. Sullivan loved is loving him back. Local community leaders, sports figures, friends and colleagues at The Berkshire Eagle shared fond memories of the newspaper's former longtime sports editor, who died at his home early Tuesday, according to a family member. Full Story

Angels hand Red Sox fourth loss in a row
07/21/2015 06:41 AM EDT - ANAHEIM, CALIF. — The first rainout at Angel Stadium in 20 years did nothing to slow the Los Angeles Angels' monthlong surge. Full Story

Monument Mountain's Cara Freadman is All-Eagle girls tennis MVP
07/14/2015 07:26 AM EDT - Cara Freadman is a three-sport athlete at Monument Mountain. The junior says tennis is her No. Full Story

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Vincent Kartheiser's next role is opposite of 'Mad Men' part

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Vincent Kartheiser (KARTH'-eyes-er) plays the antithesis of his smarmy "Mad Men" character Pete Campbell in the upcoming NatGeo miniseries "Saints & Strangers. Full Story
(Kevin Winter)
Is Ben Affleck dating kids' nanny?

The actor's reps deny a report that he started to get close with his kids' 28-year-old nanny during his separation from Jennifer Garner.