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ATHOL — With the MIAA, West Division III softball and baseball tournaments set to wrap up today at UMass Amherst’s facilities, it’s a good time to wrap up the season for Athol High School’s softball and baseball teams. In a competitive Franklin league that consisted of five teams above .500 and...
ATHOL — With the annual passing out of trophies, kids cheering and pictures being taken on the fields, the Chuck Stone Little League, an organization that has been around since 1952, completed yet another successful season on Thursday, June 8. But a league that has been such a vital component to...
Posed are the Chuck Stone Little League championship winners, the Lions. The team swept V.F.W. in a best of two series, winning game two 17-4, Thursday. The team completed an undefeated season with the win. The team consisted of players the ages of 9-12 with Tony Vitello as the head coach. Photo by Adam Lewis
ATHOL—The Lions sent 16 batters to the plate and scored 10 runs in the top of the third inning en route to their championship win over V.F.W. 17-4 Thursday. The game went four innings due to the mercy rule of one team being up 10 or more runs after four innings. The Lions completed the season...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant never demanded he'd get to take the biggest shot of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors made no promises and he knew there were no guarantees. When they met last summer in New York to discuss the biggest decision of his career, neither side even focused on...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Every, Scott Brown, Stewart Cink and Sebastian Munoz each shot 6-under 64s on Thursday to share the lead after one round at the St. Jude Classic. Charl Schwartzel and Matt Jones were each one stroke back at the final tuneup before the U.S. Open. Two-time U.S. Open...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Astros ace Dallas Keuchel went back on the disabled list with neck discomfort and returned to Houston on Thursday to be examined. Keuchel was scratched from Wednesday’s start against the Kansas City Royals with what the Astros initially said was an illness. He is 9-0...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills backup receiver Walt Powell for the first four games of the season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances. Without revealing the substance, Powell issued a statement through the team saying he mistakenly...
Pittsburgh Penguins' Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his team's 6-0 victory over the Nashville Predators with goalie Matt Murray (30) after Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they’re on the cusp of history with a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead. Pittsburgh will have a chance to become the first franchise to win back-to-back...
Major League Baseball is looking into a domestic violence accusation against Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell. His wife, Melissa, posted a photo Wednesday on Instagram with a caption suggesting he was unfaithful to her. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is looking into a domestic violence accusation against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell. His wife, Melisa, posted a photo Wednesday on Instagram with a caption suggesting he was unfaithful to her. In another post, a user named @carlierreed — described...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with Starlin Castro, left, after Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees won 9-1. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
NEW YORK (AP) — David Price was perfectly cordial to the media Thursday night. There weren’t many positive things to say about his pitching, though. Gary Sanchez homered twice to drive in five runs and the New York Yankees pounded Price again in a 9-1 victory, one night after the Boston Red Sox...

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