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Lee's Wayne Larrivee, who broadcast the Bulls during Jordan's 'Last Dance,' calls the documentary true

There are as many opinions about "The Last Dance" as there were minutes of television. But for at least one person who was there when it happened, Jason Hehir's 10-part series about Michael Jordan …

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Connell McShane looks back at summer spent with Pittsfield Mets Since baseball returned to Pittsfield and Wahconah Park in the mid-1980s, there have been a number of success stories. From Baseball Hall of Famer Greg Maddux, Jamie Moyer and Mark Grace with the …
College notebook: 3 locals earn All-America honors in track The Berkshire Eagle NEW ORLEANS — Three Berkshire County residents and a number of members of the Williams College indoor track and field teams have been named All-Americans by the U.S. …
UMass men's basketball coach Matt McCall staying busy by looking to future AMHERST — Navigating through the coronavirus pandemic the past two-plus months has been a challenge for just about everyone. University of Massachusetts basketball coach Matt McCall is no …
Geoff Smith | From the Baseline: Sunday's golf event gave us a fun day of sport Good dad jokes should always be appreciated. Here's one: Tom Brady should stick to his day job. The television set in The Eagle sports department is typically on in the afternoon and evenings, …
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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Daily trout stocking reports have ended
MassWildlife recently reported that in order to help minimize crowding at the trout stocked areas, date information has been … Read More
Howard Herman | Designated Hitter: NESN's Caron waiting for Red Sox return like rest of us
I should be having lunch in the press dining room at Fenway Park today. I'm not the only one who thinks it feels a little empty that I … Read More
Lauren R. Stevens | Hikes & Walks: Dunbar Brook Trail leads to vernal pools and its unique inhabitants
Distractions should not keep us from noticing spring. The good news is that, if you want to adventure, vernal pools and the … Read More
Jake Mendel | On Track: Sometimes perseverance doesn't always pay off
I assume that most Berkshire County residents woke up in the same mood as I did on Thursday morning. Not surprised, but annoyed, that … Read More
Golf notebook: Facts and figures from Jim Salinetti's Massachusetts Amateur dominance
Winning three Massachusetts Amateur championships and two New England Amateur titles in four years like Jim Salinetti did between 1997 … Read More
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts unemployment rate soared to 15.1% in April — up from about 2.8% in March — as the state’s efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop in New England says not even a Hail Mary is going to help Tom Brady win a seventh Super Bowl championship now that he's with the Tampa Bay …
Tom Brady's journey to each of his nine Super Bowls with the New England Patriots will be the subject of an ESPN series released next year.Entitled “The Man in the Arena: Tom Brady,” …
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics forward Grant Williams is accustomed to having roommates. It was only a year ago that the 21-year-old rookie was sharing living space as a college student during his …
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS's “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died. She was 70.A family …
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John McCarthy, who won an NBA title with 1964 Boston Celtics and helped the Canisius Golden Griffins to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in the 1950s, has died. He …
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
May 241905 — Harry Payne Whitney’s Tanya becomes the second filly to win the Belmont Stakes. Ruthless was the first filly to win the Belmont, in 1867. Whitney would also win the …
The Detroit Red Wings have signed left wing Mathias Brome to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday, adding one of the leading scorers from the Swedish Hockey League last season.The …
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While the Berkshire County Allied Association has canceled its 2020 tournament schedule due to a shortened season and uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, it looks likely one of the summer's premier … more
It's Memorial Day Weekend, making it the perfect time for some socially distancing picnicking and firing up the grill. It should also be a time where we find out who the contenders and pretenders … more
The coronavirus pandemic has had trickle-down impacts on several Division I college athletic programs, and the University of Massachusetts is no exception. more
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's Baseball Committee met Thursday, and agreed to a proposal for five divisions battling for state championships come 2021. more
While summer wood-bat college leagues around them have cancelled their 2020 summer seasons, the Futures League was not one of those leagues. more
There can be no doubt that the cancellation of spring sports in high schools across Massachusetts had an adverse impact on players and coaches alike. The trickle-down impact of school being closed … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Williams College defenseman Jack McCool was named the team's most valuable player for the 2019-20 hockey season. McCool will also be one of three tri-captains for the 2020-21 … more
The opportunity to get another year of college eligibility has certainly piqued the interest of spring sport athletes across the length and breadth of the NCAA. For one of many Berkshire County … more
When the coronavirus pandemic stopped sports in its tracks, the impacts were immediate and jarring. There were no games, no live events to see, no practices, nothing.As the shutdowns across the … more
In three weeks, hundreds of high school and college baseball players will know if they'll get to take a next step toward becoming professionals and perhaps even Major League players. But for … more

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