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Blue Jays Complete Sweep of Red Sox with 6-1 Win

July 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2-3 innings to earn his first win in almost two months and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, a 6-1 win...

Red Sox Trade Doubront to Cubs

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July 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named. The Red Sox announced the deal before Wednesday night's game against Toronto. The...

Vin Scully to Return for 66th Season in Dodgers’ Booth

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July 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015. The announcement was made by in...

Blue Jays Hand Red Sox 7th Loss in Last 8 Games

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July 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night. Anthony Gose had a tiebreaking...

Blue Sox Drop Two Leads in 4-3 Loss to Mountaineers

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July 29th, 2014
MONTPELIER, Vermont (WGGB) -- The Valley Blue Sox weren't able to hang on to two separate one-run leads in their 4-3 loss to the Vermont Mountaineers on Tuesday. The game was scoreless until the fourth inning, when the Mountaineers strung...

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Suspended for Domestic Abuse Remarks

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July 29th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an...

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit

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July 29th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to...

Patriots Claim Injured RB Gaffney Off Waivers

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The New England Patriots have added some much-needed depth to their running back position, but it won't pay off for at least another year. Rookie running back Tyler Gaffney out of Stanford...

Blue Jays Dominate Red Sox 14-1 in Return to Fenway

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday...

Alonzo Mourning Speaks at Hall of Fame

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July 28th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----Visitors to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Monday were treated to a special treat as 2014 inductee Alonzo Mourning was in town. Mourning spoke to a large group of basketball fans about his 15-year NBA career both...

Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale of Clippers

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In...

Yankees Fan Returns Lost Red Sox World Series Ring to Fan

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Luigi Militello) NEW YORK (AP) -- A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. The 2013 championship ring was misplaced Thursday night in a...

LeBron to Wear Number 23 in Return to Cavs

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) (AP) -- LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland. James tweeted "23 it is! It's only right I go back. 2 3=6 We still family 6." The tweet included an Instagram post with photos of...

Sox End a Five-Game Losing Streak Sunday

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July 27th, 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- David Ortiz's three-run home run helped the Boston Red Sox end a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Ortiz's 25th home run came off Chris Archer in the third inning after a...

Patriots DBs Train Together in Phoenix

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July 27th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots fourth practice of training camp has ended with a heavy rain. Players left the field about two hours into the workout that was near its scheduled completion. Coach Bill Belichick is...