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Italian American Club team beats East Side Cafe to claim Pittsfield Little League American Division championship

PITTSFIELD — The Italian American Club Little League team showed off its dominance in the Pittsfield American Division on Thursday, finishing off an unusual season with a solid 5-0 win over …

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New guidelines by EEA state no games, competitive practices for football and other high school sports without distancing changes The prospects of traditional high school or youth football in the state this fall took another hit Thursday, as the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) announced …
Former Williams basketball players Hardy, Greenman reflect on life in the NBA Bubble in Orlando So far, so good for the NBA's bubble at the Walt Disney complex in Orlando, Fla. Former Williams College basketball player Will Hardy gives it two thumbs up. "It's been great," said Hardy, who is …
Police Dept. team beats Parkside to win Pittsfield Little League National Division crown PITTSFIELD — Eventually, the hats and gloves flew in the air, just the way one is supposed to celebrate a championship. Even in a summer where they might not have thought they would …
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Mike Walsh | Runner's High: Griffin getting creative to keep BURCS going
Benn Griffin has spent almost as much time at the post office this summer as he's spent logging miles on trails or treadmills. The … Read More
Geoff Smith | From the Baseline: What are we willing to pay to see high school sports this fall?
If it don't make dollars, it don't make sense. A wise bit of knowledge that Google attributes to the legendary DJ Quik. But in the … Read More
Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: In lengthy talk about baseball, Bud Selig drops insights to several locals in the game
Pausing this Sunday to clean out my notebooks. If you missed our Eagle Conversation with Major League Baseball Commissioner … Read More
Richard Lord | Tee to Green: Kannegieser wins 2nd consecutive Maine Match-Play Invitational Championship
Match-play golf isn't for everybody, but there are a chosen few who consistently step up in that one-on-one scenario. Recently … Read More
Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Franklin Land Trust acquires 154 Acres in Heath
The Franklin Land Trust (FLT) recently acquired 154 acres in Heath, abutting its 96-acre Crowningshield Conservation Area (CCA), for … Read More
New England Patriots
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick has eight Super Bowl rings. Maybe he should also have four stars. In a call with conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt aired Tuesday, President …
BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, the chemistry between Tom Brady and Julian Edelman was as key to the Patriots' success in recent years as the X’s and O’s. Brady’s departure this offseason …
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have traded an undisclosed 2022 draft pick to the Detroit Lions for cornerback Michael Jackson. New England announced the deal Sunday. Jackson was …
Celtics
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Thomas Bryant had 26 points and nine rebounds to help the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 96-90 on Thursday for their lone win in the restart. Troy …
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA playoff bracket is nearly set. Wednesday’s results filled in five of what were the six unknown matchups for Round 1 of the postseason, which starts …
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics have signed coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed. The Celtics signed Stevens to a …
Bruins
TORONTO (AP) — This is what Dougie Hamilton was hoping for while he waited out the pandemic shutdown that put the NHL season on hold, and then waited some more after injuring himself in …
TORONTO (AP) — Rod Brind’Amour wasn’t going to risk another $25,000 fine from the NHL. The Carolina Hurricanes coach provided a short, four-word answer, Thursday, when asked if he had …
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If the University of Massachusetts' administrators and coaches get their wish, there will be spring football. "We're trying to build now a change and pivot and build an opportunity for us, … more
It looks like former University of Massachusetts basketball coach John Calipari is putting the band back together in Lexington, Ky. According to a tweet from Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com, a … more
The University of Massachusetts will not be playing football this fall. "I am absolutely heartbroken for our players, our former players, our alumni and our UMass football community," coach Walt Bell said ... more
While it still remains to be seen if the University of Massachusetts will play football this fall, its dance card just got a little less crowded. Saturday morning, the Council of Presidents of the … more
Once, the University of Massachusetts had only 30 days to hold summer camp and prepare for a potential 2020 football season opener. That, of course has changed. With the Week One game at … more
It was the first day of training camp for the University of Massachusetts football team on Wednesday. The Minutemen took to the turf at McGuirk Alumni Stadium with the shadow of the novel coronavirus … more
Caden Padelford hasn't played as much lacrosse as he wanted to this spring or summer, but he will get the chance to make up for the lack of game time in a serious way later in the fall. more
The Greylock Thunder 18U girls fastpich softball team is hosting tryouts for the 2021 Summer Tournament team on the next two Sundays, Aug. 9 and Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reid Field in … more
The Dalton Youth Softball League continued action last week, with both the Junior and Senior divisions getting games in. The results are as follows. Senior League Dalton Lions Club 9, DPA 7 (8 … more
The Berkshire Aces travel team took part of the War At The Shore 18U tournament in East Lyme Conn. and finished the weekend with a record of 1-1. The Aces fell 4-3 to the New England Scorpions … more

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