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Middleboro Little Leaguers are forming bonds for a lifetime — just ask the Peabody players

"I wish Middleboro nothing but success," said Mike Petrosino, a veteran of Peabody's 2009 team. "Even if they don’t win, they have the experience, to cherish that ... it’s a once-in-a-lifetime thing.”


Despite late rally, Shrewsbury’s historic run falls short in semifinals of American Legion World Series

Shrewsbury became the first Bay State team since East Springfield in 1978 to reach the final four

Golf | 119th Mass Women's Amateur

First round of Mass Women’s Amateur is a Sisters Smith act

Westford sisters Morgan Smith (1-under 71) and Molly Smith (72) of Vesper Country Club led the way after the first round of the 119th Massachusetts Women’s Amateur at The Orchards Golf Club.


US beats Sweden to finish men’s world junior hockey group play with 4-0 record

The US will face the Czech Republic — the fourth-place team in Group A — in the quarterfinals Wednesday.


At Thoreau Open, singles title not enough for CoCo Vandeweghe, she wins the doubles, too

In the singles final, she took a grinding, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win over Croatian-born Bernarda Pera, the tourney’s No. 2 seed.

NASCAR Cup Series

Kevin Harvick wins back-to-back NASCAR races

Harvick's triumph at Richmond Raceway followed his momentous Michigan victory last Sunday that snapped a 65-race winless drought.


Romanian teenager David Popovici sets world swimming record in men’s 100-meter freestyle

The 17-year-old finished in 46.86 seconds at the European Championships to top the time of 46.91 set by Brazil’s César Cielo at the 2009 world championships.


After overcoming series of injuries, CoCo Vandeweghe back in contention

She will play for both a singles and a doubles title at the Thoreau Tennis Open on Sunday.