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Zach Kelley, Hopkins Academy rally late to down Pioneer Regional

Friday, January 23, 2015

HADLEY — Zach Kelley and the Hopkins Academy boys basketball team could not find the basket through the first 28 minutes against Pioneer Regional. The Golden Hawks missed inside, outside and at the free-throw line. They also struggled defensively as Brad Hastings and the Panthers built an eight-point lead with just over four minutes left. But Kelley and the Hawks …

NFL says no conclusion yet on Pats’ deflated footballs

Friday, January 23, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The NFL said Friday it has interviewed dozens of people and collected physical evidence but has no conclusions yet on how the New …

Avery Bradley’s go-ahead 3 helps Celtics beat Nuggets 100-99

Saturday, January 24, 2015

DENVER — Avery Bradley scored 18 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:24 left, and the Boston Celtics hung on to beat Denver 100-99 on …

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Friday, January 23, 2015
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Paul Newberry: Deflategate should keep Belichick out of Super Bowl

Friday, January 23, 2015

Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots. Now, it’s time to bury them. Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order Bill Belichick …

Several top NHL All-Stars absent, but 9 Americans on hand

Friday, January 23, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some of the best players in the world — Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and anybody wearing a Detroit Red Wings or Colorado Avalanche jersey — will be absent from the NHL All-Star game on Sunday. …

Jury expected to be seated soon in Aaron Hernandez trial

Friday, January 23, 2015

FALL RIVER — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Friday settled on a pool of 53 prospective jurors from which the court will try to seat 18 jurors. Opening statements in the case are expected Tuesday, though that could …

Colts GM Ryan Grigson goes silent on NFL investigation into Patriots

Friday, January 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Grigson is putting the ball squarely in the NFL’s court. The Colts general manager has gone silent on the hottest topic in the NFL ahead of next week’s Super Bowl: whether the New England Patriots …

Roger Federer out of Aussie Open in 3rd round after loss to Andreas Seppi

Friday, January 23, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia — Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday. Rafael Nadal is still in …

Local reaction mixed to Deflategate controversy

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Valley residents had mixed reactions to Deflategate, the controversy involving the New England Patriots and whether the team willfully supplied underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game Sunday. According to reports, an NFL investigation discovered 11 out of …

4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after ‘15

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year …

Brady, Belichick offer no explanation for deflated balls

Thursday, January 22, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square …

Northampton bench comes through in 52-31 blowout of Agawam

Friday, January 23, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton girls basketball team’s bench powered a 52-31 win over Agawam to move the Blue Devils within a win of qualifying for the postseason. The lopsided win on Thursday gave coach Perry Messer a chance …

Thursday’s high school alpine skiing: Denhart brothers pace Northampton

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Denhart brothers of the Northampton boys ski team each earned a top-10 finish on the slalom course in the fourth PVIAC race Thursday at Berkshire East in Charlemont. Charlie Denhart came in fourth with a time of 31.42 seconds, while Jack Denhart was eighth at 33.34. The …