Word emerged this week that UMass officials are talking with the Kraft family — owners of the Patriots and the New England Revolution soccer franchise — about siting a 20,000-seat soccer stadium on what used to be the Bayside Expo Center. UMass officials... Read more
The Boston Neighborhood Basketball League tips off its 48th season on July 5, when nearly 2,000 youngsters from every corner of the city will flock to local blacktops and compete in two games per week. The league features boys and girls teams in three... Read more
University of Massachusetts officials have had preliminary conversations with the Kraft family and the New England Revolution about the possibility of building a soccer stadium on prime waterfront land owned by the university on the grounds of the old... Read more
America’s oldest amateur baseball league is back in full swing, as players in the eight-team Boston Park League take the field this summer for the 88th straight season. “It’s a great opportunity for a lot of players, young and old, to play competitive... Read more
If we were brinking on October, not June, and the regular season were to end tomorrow the Red Sox, with the AL’s best record, would be bracing for an epic clash against the Cubs, with the NL’s best record, and all the sporting world would be their stage.... Read more
On the field, Liam Ryan wasn’t a late bloomer – it just took people a little while to notice he’d already blossomed. The 20-year-old Neponset native and lacrosse standout at Rivier University in Nashua, NH, scored 35 goals and racked up 55 points in 17... Read more
This Sunday at noon, runners from all over Dorchester will take part in the annual Project D.E.E.P. and Blarney Stone Dorchester Day 5K. Event planners from Project D.E.E.P., the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Program, which provides weekly one-on-one... Read more
A playground modernization project at Ventura Park in Lower Mills continues this spring as contractors hired by the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) work to complete work by early summer. Troy Wall, a spokesman for the DCR, said... Read more
David Price: Sox 'ace' off to worrisome startMost folks were too busy lambasting the last-place Red Sox for their dumpster fire of a 2015 season to notice that the team quietly played well in the second half of the season. After a dreadful start, they... Read more
In a season widely conceded to them back around the end of last year, the Chicago Cubs are somehow exceeding expectations.  That’s no mean achievement, especially for a luckless and, more often than not, lackluster outfit that has won nothing in 108 years... Read more


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