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West Springfield Native Capuano Acquired by Yankees

July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday's 4-2 win over Texas...

Ohio State Marching Band Director Fired Following Probe

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Adam Cairns) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being...

Stroman Leads Way as Blue Jays Blank Red Sox 8-0

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) by IAN HARRISON, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the...

Patriots Hold Opening Day of Training Camp Thursday

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July 24th, 2014
FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The march to Glendale, Arizona begins Thursday for the New England Patriots. Head Coach Bill Belichick knows better than anyone that a possible run to Super Bowl XLIX starts with a strong training camp. On 9:45 a.m. Thursday,...

Ray Allen Leaning Towards Following LeBron to Cleveland

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July 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Former Celtic and all-time great Ray Allen says he's hoping to return for his 19th season in the NBA in 2014. Sources tell ESPN.com that he's leaning towards doing so with his former teammate LeBron James and his new team, the...

Bautista Powers Jays Past Red Sox

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July 23rd, 2014
TORONTO -- Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night. Bautista hit an RBI double in the first inning and added a...

Springfield Falcons Announced Eight Guaranteed Home Games

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July 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons' 2014-2015 schedule is beginning to take shape. Wednesday, the team announced seven more guaranteed home games, which are in addition to the team's home opener scheduled for Saturday,...

Gronk Cleared to Play at Patriots Training Camp

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July 23rd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: New England Patriots) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play at the New England Patriots training camp. Coach Bill Belichick says the star tight end has been cleared after offseason knee surgery....

CEO: Rivers to Quit Clippers if Sterling Stays

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at a...

Reyes, Navarro Help Jays End Sox’s Streak at Five

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July 22nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro both connected in the...

Report: Celtics Sign Former No. 2 Pick Evan Turner

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Boston Celtics are showing they're serious about their rebuilding year, as they make a big free agent signing on Monday. They signed small forward Evan Turner, according to the Boston...

Ortiz Homers Twice, Leads Red Sox to 14-1 Win over Blue Jays

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July 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) TORONTO (AP) — One day after promising he was "about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August," David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career,...

Johnny Manziel Scores as NFL’s Top-Selling Jersey

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July 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File) CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league's...

Boston Celtics Unveil New ‘Alternate’ Logo

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July 21st, 2014
(Image Furnished by the Boston Celtics) BOSTON (WGGB) -- One of the most iconic logos in basketball is taking on a new, fresh spin. The Boston Celtics have announced a new alternate logo, called the "Lucky Alternative", is what the team calls...

PHOTOS – Red Sox World Series Trophies Visit ABC40

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July 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- They have made over 400 stops since last October, and today, the 2004, 2007, and 2013 Red Sox World Series Trophies came to ABC40. Today marks the first day of the 40 Force School Drive. We're working to collect school supplies -...