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Leafs-Senators Game Postponed After Shootings

October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL has postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa. A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing...

Bumgarner, Giants Silence Royals in World Series Game 1

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence...

Patriots DE Chandler Jones to Miss Next Month for Hip Injury

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots defense took yet another hit Tuesday, as a hip injury will leave defensive end Chandler Jones out for a month. The decision was first reported by The Boston Globe, after Jones missed...

Bruins Hold Off Thornton, Sharks in 5-3 Win

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday...

Cowboys Release Michael Sam from Practice Squad

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first...

Oldest Former Red Sox Player Lou Lucier Dies at 96

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October 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Boston Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96. The team says Lucier had a stroke earlier this month and died on Saturday. A right-handed pitcher, Lucier played parts of...

Peyton Manning Breaks All-Time NFL Touchdown Record

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October 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory...

Falcons Fall Short in Overtime Against Sound Tigers

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October 19th, 2014
Springfield, Ma (WGGB) – The Falcons dropped a 4-3 decision to the Sound Tigers in overtime Sunday afternoon. Just 41 seconds into the overtime period Bridgeport forward Anders Lee found the back of the net to give the Sound Tigers a 4-2...

Falcons Fall 4-1 in Home Opener

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October 19th, 2014
Springfield, Ma (WGGB) – The Springfield Falcons lost 4-1 to the Hershey Bears in the team's home opener at the MassMutual Center.  The Falcons now fall to 1-2-0-0 on the season. Falcons goalie Anton Forsberg recorded 26 saves. The Falcons...

UMass Tops Eastern Michigan 36-14

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October 18th, 2014
FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) -- Shadrach Abrokwah had four rushing touchdowns to lead Massachusetts to a 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan Saturday. UMass scored the final 16 points to pull away. Abrokwah's 4-yard touchdown run in the third quarter extended...

Friday Football Fever: Week 7

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October 18th, 2014
(WGGB) -- There were plenty of important match-ups across Western Mass. on Friday night. Some of those games were lob-sided on the scoreboard, while others came down to the final drive. Agawam was one of those teams that came away with a...

Celtics Acquire Bynum from Pistons

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October 17th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum. Bynum averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 assists over 56 games last season, his seventh in the NBA. Anthony has averaged 2.3 points and...

Blocked FG Seals Patriots’ 27-25 win Over Jets

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October 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots survived a rainy night at Gillette Stadium, as they extended the Jets' longest losing streak in 7 years. New England persevered through two major injuries to linebacker Jerod Mayo and...

Bruins Fall to Rival Canadiens 6-4

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October 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/ Paul Chiasson) MONTREAL (AP) -- Brendan Gallagher and P.A. Parenteau each had two goals and the Montreal Canadiens won their home opener, 6-4 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Max Pacioretty had a goal and two assists, while...

Ishikawa’s Homer in 9th Sends Giants to World Series

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October 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday...