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Patriots Face Tough Road in 2014 Schedule

April 24th, 2014
FOXBORO (WGGB) -- It should be a favorable start for the New England Patriots in the 2014 regular season, but the road will quickly become much more difficult. The 2014 NFL regular season schedules were released Wednesday night, launching a wave...

Falcons Defeat Providence Bruins 3-2 in OT

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April 23rd, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WGGB) – The Springfield Falcons defeated the Providence Bruins in overtime Wednesday night. The final score was 3-2. This was the first playoff team for the Falcons, who finished the season in first place in the Northeast...

Red Sox Win 5-1 After Yanks Pitcher Pineda Ejected

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April 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) -- Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday...

Yankees Pitcher Pineda Ejected for Substance on Neck

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April 23rd, 2014
AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox after umpires found with a foreign substance on his neck. Pineda's ejection in the second inning Wednesday...

Red Sox Demote Struggling Daniel Nava to Minors

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April 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have demoted struggling switch-hitting outfielder Daniel Nava and have recalled right-hander Alex Wilson. The 31-year old Nava, a big part of Boston's run to the 2013 World Series title, was hitting just .149 with two...

Falcons Teaming Up with Keep Springfield Beautiful to Fight Blight

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April 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Members of the Springfield Falcons joined Keep Springfield Beautiful Wednesday morning in the battle against blight. It's an effort to create, execute and promote clean, green, sustainable solutions. A...

Conrado Marrero, Oldest Living Ex-MLB Player, Dies

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April 23rd, 2014
HAVANA (AP) -- Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday. Grandson Rogelio Marrero confirmed the death Wednesday...

Two Ex-College Football Players Charged with Assault

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April 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — Two former college football players who went to high school together were charged with beating up a homeless man. Craig Parsons, a former Boston College tight end, and Anthony Varrichione, an ex-quarterback at Marist College, were...

Ellsbury Returns, Helps Yanks Beat Red Sox 9-3

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April 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) BOSTON (AP) -- Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday...

Bruins Beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, Take 2-1 Lead

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April 22nd, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night for a 2-1 playoff series lead. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period, and...

Falcons Fans Invited to Playoff Standout Event

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April 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Fans of the Springfield Falcons are being asked to come out and show their support for the team Wednesday. The Falcons will hold a standout on West Columbus (Hall of Fame) Avenue, near the Basketball Hall of Fame...

Raptors Even Series with 100-95 Win Over Nets

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April 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) TORONTO (AP) -- DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight playoff double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on...

Six-Run 3rd Inning Lifts Orioles Over Red Sox 7-6

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April 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles scored six runs off Clay Buchholz in the third inning then held on to spoil Boston's Patriots' Day morning game a year after the Boston...

Marathon Survivor Throws Out 1st Pitch at Sox Game

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April 21st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon survivor Marc Fucarile threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox traditional Patriots Day game Fucarile, who lost his right leg in last year's bombing, walked with a prosthetic and a cane to the...

American Meb Keflezighi Wins Marathon Men’s Title

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April 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Keflezighi is a...