NEW YORK — It felt cruel. On the same day the New York Knicks announced they’re finally re-opening their practice facility after 2 1/2 months, news leaked that the team’s season is probably over.
BOSTON (AP) — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic.
BOSTON – The previously postponed 2020 Boston Marathon has been canceled and will not be held on the Sept. 14 date officials originally targeted when they called off the traditional April running of the 26.2-mile road race due to the coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday.
BOSTON — It’s 3 o’clock, about the time they'd be getting ready for the seventh-inning stretch at an afternoon Red Sox game. Josh Kantor settles onto the bench of the Yamaha Electone organ in his living room and clicks on his wife's iPhone to begin another show.
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League champions, college standouts and even a future professional. This past decade featured some real talent on the local ice. Here are the top girls hockey players from the 2010s:
NEWBURYPORT — Since Gov. Charlie Baker announced Massachusetts golf courses could reopen earlier this month, local golfers have been taking advantage of the opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy some time on the links.
State champions, 100-point scorers, college standouts and even an NHL Draft pick. This past decade featured some real talent on the local ice. Here are the top boys hockey players from the 2010s:
Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said Monday.
BOSTON — The Newburyport hockey team rewarded the swarms of fans who chose to follow the team to the TD Banknorth Garden on Saturday evening by claiming the first state title in program history.
We've all heard the expression that something is worth more than its weight in gold. Most of the time we mean it in a figurative sense, that something or someone is extremely valuable and not easily replaced.
George J. Bradbury, a North Dighton resident and a member of the Newburyport Wall of Fame, died at 91 on Saturday due to complications from COVID-19.
Eagle-Tribune sports editor Bill Burt asks for shooting tips from Central Catholic legend and current NBA G League guard Tyler Nelson and his dad, NBA scout Jeff Nelson
Over the years there have been some impressive athletes to grace the local courts, but this past decade we were truly spoiled. Here are the top girls basketball players from the 2010s:
Over the years there have been some impressive athletes to grace the local courts, but this past decade we were truly spoiled. Between the rising stars and the all-time greats, here are the top boys basketball players from the 2010s:
Normally this time of year is when a new team starts to come together. The rookies are in the building, the new acquisitions and new coaches are getting accustomed to their new roles, and everyone is starting to build the connections that will carry them through the coming season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Burrow was a competent if unspectacular quarterback as a backup at Ohio State and during his first post-transfer season at LSU. In 2019, he transformed into Super Joe.
MERRIMAC — Under normal circumstances, Pat Freiermuth would have spent the past two months with his Penn State football teammates gearing up for the coming season. There would have been meetings, practices and eventually the annual Blue-White Game, which typically draws tens of thousands of …
NEWBURYPORT — Less than a year after tearing her ACL, Newburyport girls lacrosse star Maggie Pons was just about ready to return.
The Greater Newburyport area has a proud football tradition, and over the past decade hundreds of local standouts have graced our fields. A select few, however, have transcended their programs and established themselves among greatest players in area history. Here are the top defensive playe…
The Greater Newburyport area has a proud football tradition, and over the past decade hundreds of local standouts have graced our fields. A select few, however, have transcended their programs and established themselves among greatest players in area history. Here are the top offensive playe…
HAVERHILL — Walk the campus of Northern Essex Community College in the springtime and you’ll usually hear the sounds of sports — the crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball, athletes’ sneakers slapping against the running track as they train.
When Richard Seymour got the call Monday that he was being inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame, the longtime defensive lineman said one of the first things that went through his mind was the day he was drafted.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans, a plan that envisioned expanding the designated hitter to t…
LOWELL — Max McKenzie and Jared Drouin both enjoyed successful high school basketball careers at Triton. The two were each contributors to the 2017 team that reached the state tournament for the first time in 16 years, and McKenzie earned All-CAL honors as a senior in 2019 after leading the …
Thanks to Governor Baker’s Declaration of Golf Independence announced Thursday morning, golf on the North Shore and throughout Massachusetts is back in business; golf courses private, public and municipal.
Eagle-Tribune sports editor Bill Burt talks to Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray of North Andover about running and proper stretching.
NEWBURYPORT — Since the coronavirus pandemic first prompted the shutdown of golf courses across the country, local country clubs and their staff have worked to make sure that when the time was right, they would be ready to open.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Governor’s Academy announced last month that it was switching to remote learning for the remainder of the school year, effectively ending all of the school’s spring sports seasons before they’d even had a chance to begin. With a large and diverse clas…
Editor’s Note: With the spring high school season canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, we are taking a look back at some of the greatest moments in Greater Newburyport sports history. For today’s Throwback Thursday feature, we are reprinting the Daily News’ coverage of Amesbury football…
What makes a great New England Patriot? The ones who've meant the most — the ones who have really resonated throughout the franchise's rise into all-time great territory — have all been smart, hard-working, versatile and willing to do whatever it takes to help make the team better.
With the MIAA’s announcement that the spring season has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the high school athletic careers of the Class of 2020 have officially come to an end. This week we look to celebrate the accomplishments of these seniors and send them off the right way des…
Since the Cape Ann League was established in 1974, Masconomet has consistently ranked as one of the league's top schools athletically. The Chieftains have won a total of 292 CAL titles — plus 29 more in other leagues for girls hockey and skiing — and have enjoyed decades-long runs of dominan…
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