Former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has been charged by the NCAA with multiple violations including unethical conduct. Those findings could validate UConn’s March dismissal of Ollie.

U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Berkshire County officials talk about Markey's legislation aiming to restore Massachusetts TV stations to the region's cable customers.
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Updated on September 29, 2018, at 12:33 p.m.

New federal legislation has been introduced this week that would bring Massachusetts television stations back to the Berkshires.

New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady.
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The New England Patriots are struggling as they enter Sunday's game in Foxborough against the undefeated Miami Dolphins. The Pats have suffered double-digit losses in two of their first three games. The offense has lacked punch without standout wide receiver Julian Edelman, who's serving a suspension. 

The University of Saint Joseph has tapped former UConn coach Jim Calhoun to lead its NCAA Division III men’s basketball team for its upcoming inaugural season.

The Worcester City Council on Wednesday approved a $100.8 million stadium financing package to bring the Red Sox’s top farm team to central Massachusetts in a record-setting deal for a minor-league franchise.

A plan to move the club from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to Worcester in 2021 still needs authorizations from the AAA International League — where the team competes — Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball. But an ownership group led by former Red Sox president Larry Lucchino has now cleared the highest hurdle in a three-year effort to find a new home.