Portugal’s Sara Moreira places 3rd in N.Y. Marathon

Portugal’s Sara Moreira places 3rd in N.Y. Marathon

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 Story

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Silvano Alves wins PBR World Championship

Silvano Alves wins PBR World Championship

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 Story

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Mendes out for redemption against Aldo in UFC 179

Mendes out for redemption against Aldo in UFC 179

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 Story

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District Attorney to offer free basketball clinic for Fall River youth

District Attorney to offer free basketball clinic for Fall River youth

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 Story

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US women rout Angola 119-44 finish pool play 3-0

US women rout Angola 119-44 finish pool play 3-0

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 Story

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Some local high school teams are rounding into shape, post season in sight

Some local high school teams are rounding into shape, post season in sight

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 Story

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Nicalas Fernandes wins silver at world kickboxing championships

Nicalas Fernandes wins silver at world kickboxing championships

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

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Local High School Soccer: Mixed results as usual

Local High School Soccer: Mixed results as usual

  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 Story

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Revolution streaking towards play-offs

Revolution streaking towards play-offs

  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 Story

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Rio organizers announce Olympic ticket prices

Rio organizers announce Olympic ticket prices

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 Story

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Revolution edge visiting Chicago Fire, 2-1, retain play-off spot

Revolution edge visiting Chicago Fire, 2-1, retain play-off spot

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 Story

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Volleyball trophies stolen in Rio de Janeiro

Volleyball trophies stolen in Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO (AP) – The trophies for the men’s and women’s volleyball world championships have been stolen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian officials said Friday.

The Brazilian volleyball confederation said the two trophies were stolen after being used … Read Full Story

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Revolution sign player who spent four seasons in Portugal

Revolution sign player who spent four seasons in Portugal

In desperate need of a spark on offense, the New England Revolution acquired former U.S. Under-20 and Under-23 National Team forward Tony Taylor on Monday via a weighted lottery.

The Revs and the Portland Timbers, who ironically had squared off … Read Full Story

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Skylah Dias and Jacob Castro from Swansea were invited to try out for the U.S. National Team

Skylah Dias and Jacob Castro from Swansea were invited to try out for the U.S. National Team

The wave of excitement and enthusiasm that engulfed the United States during the World Cup recently played in Brazil increased awareness and interest in the sport of soccer among casual fans. But, for those who have loved the game all … Read Full Story

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Tomorrow, at Gillette Stadium; New England Revolution will try to end seven game skid

Tomorrow, at Gillette Stadium; New England Revolution will try to end seven game skid

A 2-0 defeat at Dallas FC’s Toyota Stadium Saturday night increased the current New England Revolution losing streak to a team record seven games.

Frustrated by the streak, and especially the lackluster performance that had come three days earlier, a … Read Full Story

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6 South Americans refuse to return to Donetsk club

6 South Americans refuse to return to Donetsk club

MOSCOW (AP) — Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract.… Read Full Story

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Reports: Brazil to name Dunga as coach

Reports: Brazil to name Dunga as coach

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.

Brazil will announce a coach on Tuesday to succeed Luiz Felipe Scolari, who

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Losing streak hits six games for the Revolution, Crushed by LA Galaxy, 5-1

Losing streak hits six games for the Revolution, Crushed by LA Galaxy, 5-1

It’s hard to believe, but less than two months ago the New England Revolution were riding a hot streak and leading the Eastern Conference with an ideally balanced team that showed a stingy defense and a powerful offense. After Wednesday … Read Full Story

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