The last time we heard from the GPS-MA NPL Elite U15 boys team, it had just captured the Massachusetts U15 state title, to earn a spot in the Region 1 Soccer Championships, which were held at the campus of the … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department.
Ferreira is a native of Rhode Island … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – Boston officials are celebrating the city’s selection as the U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympics.
Now they begin work on convincing the IOC to send the Summer Games to the Hub.
Boston beat San Francisco, Los Angeles … Read Full Storyread more
It’s a billion-dollar industry that continues to grow, but is it gambling?
With an estimated 41.5 million players in the United States, fantasy sports are seemingly everywhere. The recent explosion of new variations of the games, however, raises questions for … Read Full Storyread more
The third time is definitely not a charm for the New England Revolution as they have now met the Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS Cup three times and each time the side from Foxboro dropped the title game thanks … Read Full Storyread more
If the New England Revolution are able to upset the heavily favored host Los Angeles Galaxy in Sunday afternoon’s MLS Cup, team captain José Gonçalves will become the first Portuguese player ever to hoist the coveted trophy.
Last season, he … Read Full Story
They made the Region I Futsal Select team this summer and then — when it came to take the next step — midfielder Skylah Dias failed to make the U.S. U-14 National team due to injury and goalkeeper Jacob Castro, … Read Full Storyread more
Portugal’s Sara Moreira made a stunning debut in her first marathon on Sunday by ending third in the New York Marathon. She completed the course in 2 hours 25 minutes and 59 seconds, crossing the finishing line 52 seconds after … Read Full Storyread more
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Silvano Alves won the world title and the aggregate crownSunday in the Professional Bull Riders World Finals.
Alves, from Pilar Do Sul, Brazil, was the only cowboy to ride all six of his bulls. … Read Full Storyread more
SAO PAULO (AP) – Chad Mendes is finally getting his chance for payback against his UFC rival Jose Aldo.
In a highly anticipated championship fight in the featherweight division, Mendes is back in Rio de Janeiro to face the home-crowd … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s office will conduct a free basketball clinic for Fall River youth on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Jameson Guimond, Head Coach at BMC Durfee High School, will facilitate the clinic, assisted by players … Read Full Storyread more
ISTANBUL (AP) – After winning the most lopsided game in U.S. women’s basketball history at the world championship, the players posed for photo after photo with the Angola players.
The players from the African nation didn’t care that they had … Read Full Storyread more
New Bedford Voke girls turn things around
Some local teams are beginning to either recover from a poor start or continuing to roll towards the playoffs.
The girls from New Bedford Voke are a great example, as they lost their … Read Full Storyread more
BROCKTON — Nicalas Fernandes was in Italy earlier this month competing against kids from more than 60 countries for the title of best kickboxer in the world.
Yet the 12-year-old Brockton boy was not nervous. In fact, just the opposite.… Read Full Story
Although some teams do remain consistently good, others change from season to season in local high school soccer play. And so it is in 2014.
The New Bedford Voke boys are among the teams that got off to a … Read Full Storyread more
Edge Montreal, 2-1, for fifth consecutive victory
Once again the New England Revolution fell behind early, but the team’s confidence helped gather another comeback victory, this time 2-1 over the visiting Montreal Impact, Saturday evening at Gillette Stadium. … Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
Organizers said Tuesday that 7.5 million tickets will be issued for the Rio Games. Half of them – … Read Full Storyread more
A disastrous month of July, which saw the New England Revolution drop a team record eight straight games and seriously jeopardize its chances of making the MLS playoffs, has been followed by a tremendous recovery in August, as the Revs … Read Full Storyread more