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UMass notebook: Chaz Williams prepares for NBA draft with stop at Portsmouth Invitational

Monday, April 14, 2014

With his college career behind him, former University of Massachusetts guard Chaz Williams will get his next chance to impress professional scouts this week at the Portsmouth (Va.) Invitational Tournament, which begins Wednesday. Williams, who averaged 15.6 points and 7.0 assists as a senior, is one of 64 players invited to the event, which draws scouts from the NBA and … 0

Celtics near season’s end with loss to 76ers

Monday, April 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Chris Johnson stepped back, heaved up a desperation 3-pointer and watched it fall in to tie the game with 0.9 seconds on the … 0

Monday’s high school lacrosse recaps: Aidan Bass gives Amherst late win over Northampton

Monday, April 14, 2014

Aidan Bass scored with 28 seconds left in regulation to complete a hat trick and deliver a 7-6 road victory for Amherst Regional over Northampton. … 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 16, 2014
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Monday, April 14, 2014
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • CAROL LOLLIS
Dave Roitman led a group of Activists with  Represent.Us in a chant during a protest Tuesday evening  on Main street Northampton calling for "No Taxation Without Representation."

    CAROL LOLLIS Dave Roitman led a group of Activists with Represent.Us in a chant during a protest Tuesday evening on Main street Northampton calling for "No Taxation Without Representation." Purchase photo reprints »

  • KEVIN GUTTING
Holly Ghazey of Northampton helps her grandson, Robby Bates, 3, of Hatfield, wash two dolls at the Sunnyside Child Care Center table of the Brain Building Festival at Jackson Street School in Northampton Saturday. The yearly event is hosted by the Northampton public schools as part of the Week of the Young Child celebrations.

    KEVIN GUTTING Holly Ghazey of Northampton helps her grandson, Robby Bates, 3, of Hatfield, wash two dolls at the Sunnyside Child Care Center table of the Brain Building Festival at Jackson Street School in Northampton Saturday. The yearly event is hosted by the Northampton public schools as part of the Week of the Young Child celebrations. Purchase photo reprints »

  • JERREY ROBERTS
Donovan Riley, right, of Amherst Regional, shoots against Jack Shea, of Northampton, Monday in Northampton.

    JERREY ROBERTS Donovan Riley, right, of Amherst Regional, shoots against Jack Shea, of Northampton, Monday in Northampton. Purchase photo reprints »

Bruins bring experience to NHL playoffs

Monday, April 14, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most. They have four strong lines, three solid defensive pairings and one of the best goalies. And they were … 0

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Monday, April 14, 2014

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the … 0

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor’s birth, no … 0

Prosecutor presses Oscar Pistorius at murder trial

Monday, April 14, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete’s account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, seeking to show that the athlete is lying … 0

Green jacket and golden moment for Bubba Watson

Monday, April 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits. When he won the Masters for the first time in 2012, he went to New York the next day … 0

Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2, take 3 of 4

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed replay ruling that led to the … 0

Weekend college recaps: UMass women’s lacrosse races past George Mason

Sunday, April 13, 2014

The 10th-ranked University of Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team extended its win streak to five games on Sunday, as the Minutewomen had six players score multiple goals in a 22-2 win over George Mason. Sam Rush led the way … 0

Kevin Harvick marks himself a contender with win

Sunday, April 13, 2014

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kevin Harvick knew his first-year Stewart-Haas Racing team was better than it had shown the past few weeks. After taking the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night, Harvick is convinced the group has … 0

Experience counts on Sunday in the Masters

Sunday, April 13, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — There’s a reason no rookie has won the Masters in the 35 years since Fuzzy Zoeller pulled it off. And that’s a big reason Bubba Watson is now the proud owner of two green jackets. … 0

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

Sunday, April 13, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn’t need. The wild swing in momentum came on … 0