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Falcons Rally Past IceCaps in Overtime

April 19th, 2015
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland – The Springfield Falcons rallied past the St. John’s IceCaps, 4-3, in overtime in the final 2014-15 regular season game of the season tonight at the Mile One Centre. The victory keeps the Falcons in eighth in the...

Chris Davis’ 2-run homer helps Orioles defeat Red Sox 4-1

April 18th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Chris Davis hit a two-run homer, Chris Tillman rebounded from a rough start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Saturday. Adam Jones had three singles for the Orioles, who moved back over .500 at 6-5. David...

Springfield Falcons Sign Affiliation Agreement with Arizona Coyotes

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April 17th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons have entered into a multi-year affiliation agreement with the Arizona Coyotes. According to Bruce Landon, director of hockey operations, the team has signed a three-year agreement,...

Patriots to be Honored at White House after Super Bowl Win

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April 17th, 2015
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will be honored at the White House next week. The Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX. It was New England's fourth NFL...

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Reinstated by NFL

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April 17th, 2015
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent...

Bruins Fire GM Chiarelli After Missing Playoffs

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April 15th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli just days after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight seasons. President Cam Neely and Chief Executive Charlie Jacobs have scheduled a news conference...

Celtics Clinch Improbable Playoff Birth with Nets Loss

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April 14th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt York) BOSTON (WGGB) -- Despite being four games under .500 as of Monday, the Boston Celtics not only made the playoffs, but have a good shot at locking up the 7th seed in the NBA's Eastern Conference. The Celtics have the...

Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nationals

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April 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a three-run homer, took a two-run shot away from Bryce Harper with a flashy catch and stole two bases on the same pitch, leading the Boston Red Sox...

Red Sox Host Nationals for Opening Day at Fenway Park

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April 13th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A day sports fans in New England have been waiting for has finally arrived: Opening Day at Fenway Park in Boston. Many people consider it the unofficial start of spring. Opening Day in Boston is a whole lot...

A-Rod, Yankees Break Out in 14-4 Rout of Red Sox

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April 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had a three-run double in a seven-run first-inning outburst, and the New York Yankees broke out the bats and avoided their worst start in more than 25 years with a 14-4 victory over the...

Celts Close in On Playoffs, Rout Cavaliers 117-78

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April 12th, 2015
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas scored 17 points and the Boston Celtics moved closer to a playoff berth with a 117-78 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers without LeBron James and three other starters Sunday. The...

Jordan Spieth wins Masters at 21 with record-tying score

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April 12th, 2015
Photo Cred: NY Times AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth romped to his first major championship with a record-tying performance at the Masters on Sunday, shooting an 18-under 270 to become the first wire-to-wire winner of the green jacket since...

Red Sox Outlast Yankees 6-5 in 19-Inning Classic

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April 11th, 2015
(Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward) By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- In one of the classic games of their long and illustrious rivalry, the Boston Red Sox finally outlasted the New York Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings early...

Jordan Spieth’s 130 Breaks Floyd’s 36-Hole Record at Masters

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April 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson) By PAUL NEWBERRY, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has set a 36-hole scoring record at the Masters. The 21-year-old Texan turned in another dazzling round Friday, going to the weekend with a...

Lauren Hill Dies After Fighting Tumor to Play College Hoops

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April 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File) by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill spent her final year polishing a layup and inspiring others to live fully. She succeeded at both as she fought an inoperable brain tumor. The...