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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

Thursday, April 24, 2014

BOSTON — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. The right-hander was thrown out in the second inning when plate umpire Gerry Davis found the substance on … 0

Girls Indoor Track & Field Player of the Year: Anna Kaplan, Amherst Regional

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AMHERST — Anna Kaplan spent the indoor track season perfecting a new event, and to say she found success in the 2-mile would be an … 0

Bruins defense holding Red Wings to historic lows

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings … 0

Gazette writer Matt Vautour shares his thoughts about the Minutemen and college sports.

UMass leaving MAC football after 2015
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Gazette writers Mike Moran and Mike Wilkinson post online-only content, commentary and nightly scores.

Wednesday’s Live Local Scoreboard
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014
  • CAROL LOLLIS
Harry Santiago, owner of Santiago trees out of Springfield, and his employee Juan Torres, pull up trees in a field off Rocky Hill Rd. in Hadley for Wanczyk Evergreen Nursey.

    CAROL LOLLIS Harry Santiago, owner of Santiago trees out of Springfield, and his employee Juan Torres, pull up trees in a field off Rocky Hill Rd. in Hadley for Wanczyk Evergreen Nursey. Purchase photo reprints »

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left Nicolas Argueta and Carlos Morales, employees of Nourse Farm, put up a High Tunnel structure which will extend the growing season of berries.

    CAROL LOLLIS left Nicolas Argueta and Carlos Morales, employees of Nourse Farm, put up a High Tunnel structure which will extend the growing season of berries. Purchase photo reprints »

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Chris Davies

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Tuesday’s college recaps: UMass baseball falls at home to UConn

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The University of Massachusetts baseball team couldn’t complete the comeback bid and fell 8-5 to UConn at home. The Minutemen (8-24) loaded the bases with no outs in the seventh, but failed to plate any runs. Adam Picard hit a solo home run to lead off the eighth, … 0

Tuesday’s high school lacross recaps: TJ Fitzell leads South Hadley to win

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Senior midfielder TJ Fitzell scored six goals with three assists to lead his South Hadley boys lacrosse team to a 16-10 independent road victory at Northampton on Tuesday. Tom Crotty had four goals and three assists, while Pat Crotty scored a hat trick for South Hadley (5-2). Griffin … 0

Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi’s Tyndall

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers’ last two basketball coaches. Tyndall was introduced Tuesday to replace Cuonzo Martin, who went … 0

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky forward Julius Randle took a lot of time and talked to a lot of people before deciding to leave after one season for the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the … 0

Spurs’ Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs, the model for stability and sustained success in the modern NBA, were still a shaken team when they showed up for training camp in October, less than four months after a devastating loss to … 0

From Marathon Meb to the ‘beacon’ of Beacon St

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

BOSTON — Meb Keflezighi fled the East African nation of Eritrea as a 12-year-old boy, coming to the United States to escape war and poverty. Tatyana McFadden was 6 and sickly when an American woman adopted her from … 0

Promise keeper Elizabeth Kelly of Easthampton will run the Boston Marathon in honor of late husband

Friday, April 18, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — For Elizabeth Kelly, 2014 is all about promises. “I never intended on running another marathon, it’s such a commitment,” she said. “But my husband and I talked about me running the Boston Marathon, because this year … 1

College hoops free agency? Transfer numbers are up

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the more remarkable aspects of Connecticut’s national title run was that potential star Rodney Purvis could only watch his Huskies’ teammates because of NCAA rules forcing transfers to sit out a year. “He’s like a Ferrari sitting in the garage that I … 0

Brad, Jeff Mish make most in return to Boston Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

BOSTON — Jeff and Brad Mish ran the 2013 Boston Marathon to check their home-state race off the list. Both finished and qualified for 2014 before two bombs went off, jeopardizing their return this year. Undeterred, the father … 0

Matt Vautour: UMass ready for bowl bid? 2015 schedule gives it a chance

Monday, April 21, 2014

At first glance the University of Massachusetts and Florida International scheduling each other in football doesn’t seem overly newsworthy in Amherst, Miami or anywhere in between. Two schools that were 1-11 and lost to Championship Subdivision teams in … 0