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Red Sox Finalize Agreement with Sandoval

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....

Streaking Pats Easily Beat Lions, 34-9

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November 23rd, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a blowout win over a top team. Throw in a defense that held the Detroit Lions...

West Springfield Girls Win State Soccer Championship, Other Western Mass Teams Fall Short

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November 23rd, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----MIAA state soccer championships were held Friday and Saturday at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Western Mass was well represented. The West Springfield Terriers took home their first state title in school history in...

Notre Dame Scores 50 in 2nd Half, Beats UMass 81-68

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November 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jessica Hil) UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WGGB) -- 90 points were scored in the second half of Saturday's match-up between the UMass Minutemen and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Unfortunately, the Irish accounted for 50 of those points, as they...

Falcons Throttle Sound Tigers, 5-2

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November 21st, 2014
Springfield, Mass. – The Springfield Falcons throttled the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 5-2, tonight at the MassMutual Center. The victory extends the Falcons winning streak to four games and ties them for first in the Northeast Division with 21...