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More than 1,000 support gay community at UMass rally, countering five from Westboro Baptist Church

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

AMHERST — The Westboro Baptist Church’s anti-gay protest at the University of Massachusetts came and went quickly and without incident Wednesday, while a rally supporting the campus’ gay community drew over 1,000 people. The two events were sparked by UMass sophomore Derrick Gordon becoming the nation’s first openly gay men’s college basketball player. Five protesters, including one child, held slur-filled … 3

UMass receivers Jalen Williams, Shakur Nesmith shine in spring game

Thursday, April 17, 2014

AMHERST — A pair of tall receivers, who’ll try to crack the University of Massachusetts’ starting lineup in the fall, stood out in the annual … 0

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WILMINGTON (AP) — For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi … 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.

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Samuel Rowlett sets his camera up on a tripod and uses a remote trigger to capture shadows as they fall on his giant backpack mounted canvas in Williamsburg on Friday, April 11th.

    JASON PICARD Samuel Rowlett sets his camera up on a tripod and uses a remote trigger to capture shadows as they fall on his giant backpack mounted canvas in Williamsburg on Friday, April 11th.

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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 »

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

Large crowds cheer UConn champion basketball teams

Sunday, April 13, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. — Nothing like a big win to draw big crowds. But back-to-back victories bring out the biggest. Hundreds of thousands of University of Connecticut fans jammed the streets of downtown Hartford on Sunday screaming for their … 0