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Springfield Falcons Sign Affiliation Agreement with Arizona Coyotes

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...

Panthers Put Bruins on Brink of Missing the Playoffs

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April 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Terry Renna) SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Roberto Luongo earned his 401st career win and Jaromir Jagr got his 1,800th career point Thursday night, helping the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-2, damaging the Bruins' playoff hopes. The Bruins...

Athelte of the Week: West Springfield Volleyball’s Temi Bailey

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April 9th, 2015
West Springfield, MA (WGGB)---The golden rule of participating in youth sports is always to have fun and that's something West Springfield's Temi Bailey has never forgotten. The senior middle blocker is fearsome to opponents on the court but...