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Friday Football Fever: Thanksgiving Special

November 27th, 2014
(WGGB)---Another season of high school football comes to a close with classic rivalry matchups on Thanksgiving Day. An unusual year in that regard as half of the scheduled games were postponed due to snow, but those that did play enjoyed a picture...

Springfield Falcons Defeat Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 3-2

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November 26th, 2014
ALLENTOWN, PA (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons took their seventh straight win as they defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 3-2, Wednesday at the PPL Center. The victory keeps the Falcons on top of the Northeast Division and gives them sole...

UMass Beats Previously Unbeaten Northeastern 79-54

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November 26th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The...

Chicopee Comp/South Hadley Game Moved to Saturday

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November 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The inclement weather has caused a Thanksgiving game in Chicopee to be postponed. City officials say that the match-up between Chicopee Comp. and South Hadley has been postponed until 12 p.m. Saturday. As of...

Red Sox Finalize Agreement with Sandoval

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MLB.com / Boston Red Sox) BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after a last-place finish in the AL...

Red Sox Delete Tweet; 2nd Gaffe by Boston Pro Team

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November 25th, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) By WILLIAM J. KOLE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Red Sox fans cried foul over an innocuous tweet the team acknowledges was ill-timed -- the second social media gaffe by a Boston pro sports team in as many weeks. The...

Wednesday’s UMass Basketball Moved to Earlier Time

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November 25th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A men's basketball game scheduled for Wednesday night between the UMass Minutemen and Northeastern Huskies has been moved up because of impending storm. Brian Henry with UMass Athletics says that in the interest of...

Malkin’s OT Goal Lifts Penguins Past Bruins 3-2

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November 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury's biggest challenge after regulation was cleaning up the shaving cream shower his Pittsburgh teammates gave him in celebration of the goalie's 300th career victory. Toweling off the...

Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Randy Johnson on Hall of Fame Ballot

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November 24th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot. Craig Biggio, who fell two votes short of the 75 percent needed in the 2014 balloting, tops 17 holdovers on the...

Reports: Red Sox and Pablo Sandoval Agree on Multi-Year Deal

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- A last-place finish in 2014 has created a sense of urgency in the off-season for the Red Sox brass. That was made abundantly clear on Monday. According to a report from Jon Heyman at CBS...

Red Sox Finalizing Deal with SS Hanley Ramirez

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo) BOSTON (WGGB) -- There have been plenty of big names thrown around in the Red Sox front office this Fall, but on Monday, they will reportedly make their first major signing of the off-season. Shortstop Hanley Ramirez will be in...

Streaking Blazers Beat Celtics 94-88

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers...

UMass Rebounds, Upends Florida St. 75-69

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November 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Fred Beckham) UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — After watching his Massachusetts Minutemen fall to Notre Dame on Saturday, coach Derek Kellogg couldn't help but wonder how his team would bounce back on Sunday against Florida State. Kellogg...

Falcons Win the Weekend, Top Bruins 5-4

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November 23rd, 2014
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (WGGB) -- For the second weekend in a row, the Springfield Falcons put three games in the win column. Their six-game win streak was capped off by a 5-4 victory over the Providence Bruins on Sunday. Goalie Anton...

Amherst Women’s Hoops Wins 100th Straight at Home

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November 23rd, 2014
AMHERST, Ma (AP) -- The Amherst women's basketball team won its 100th straight home game Sunday, breaking UConn's record with a 73-63 win over Baruch. The Division III school's streak started with a one-point win over Colby on Jan. 31, 2009....