Local soccer players capture Disney Soccer Showcase

Local soccer players capture Disney Soccer Showcase

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 Story

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Red Sox promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd female baseball ops VP

Red Sox promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd female baseball ops VP

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 Story

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Boston officials move forward on 2024 Olympic bid

Boston officials move forward on 2024 Olympic bid

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 Story

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Growth of fantasy sports spurs legal questions

Growth of fantasy sports spurs legal questions

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 Story

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Revolution give great fight but drop MLS Cup

Revolution give great fight but drop MLS Cup

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 Story

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José Gonçalves could become first Portuguese player to hoist the MLS Cup

José Gonçalves could become first Portuguese player to hoist the MLS Cup

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

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Skylah Dias and Jacob Castro from Swansea will be trying out again for the U.S. National Team

Skylah Dias and Jacob Castro from Swansea will  be trying out again for the U.S. National Team

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 Story

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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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