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Report: Red Sox Trade Peavy to Giants

July 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- To say that Red Sox starter Jake Peavy had a disappointing first half of the 2014 season would be an understatement. The veteran went 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA before being traded to the San Francisco...

Price, Rays Beat Sox 6-4 for 8th-Straight Victory

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July 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll. Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double, and the Rays earned their eighth straight victory by beating...

Yankees Put Capuano on Big League Roster

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July 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Chris Capuano has been put on the New York Yankees major league roster, a day after he was acquired from the Colorado Rockies. New York designated right-hander Chris Leroux for...

FIBA to Review ‘Discriminatory’ Ban on Headgear

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July 25th, 2014
(Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir is a former Springfield basketball stand-out, who chose not to pursue a professional basketball career due to FIBA's rule on headscarfs during games.) GENEVA (AP) — Basketball's governing body will review its ban on players...

West Springfield Native Capuano Acquired by Yankees

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday's 4-2 win over Texas...

Ohio State Marching Band Director Fired Following Probe

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Adam Cairns) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being...

Stroman Leads Way as Blue Jays Blank Red Sox 8-0

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) by IAN HARRISON, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the...

Patriots Hold Opening Day of Training Camp Thursday

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July 24th, 2014
FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The march to Glendale, Arizona begins Thursday for the New England Patriots. Head Coach Bill Belichick knows better than anyone that a possible run to Super Bowl XLIX starts with a strong training camp. On 9:45 a.m. Thursday,...

Ray Allen Leaning Towards Following LeBron to Cleveland

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July 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Former Celtic and all-time great Ray Allen says he's hoping to return for his 19th season in the NBA in 2014. Sources tell ESPN.com that he's leaning towards doing so with his former teammate LeBron James and his new team, the...

Bautista Powers Jays Past Red Sox

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July 23rd, 2014
TORONTO -- Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night. Bautista hit an RBI double in the first inning and added a...

Springfield Falcons Announced Eight Guaranteed Home Games

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July 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons' 2014-2015 schedule is beginning to take shape. Wednesday, the team announced seven more guaranteed home games, which are in addition to the team's home opener scheduled for Saturday,...

Gronk Cleared to Play at Patriots Training Camp

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July 23rd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: New England Patriots) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play at the New England Patriots training camp. Coach Bill Belichick says the star tight end has been cleared after offseason knee surgery....

CEO: Rivers to Quit Clippers if Sterling Stays

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at a...

Reyes, Navarro Help Jays End Sox’s Streak at Five

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July 22nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro both connected in the...

Report: Celtics Sign Former No. 2 Pick Evan Turner

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Boston Celtics are showing they're serious about their rebuilding year, as they make a big free agent signing on Monday. They signed small forward Evan Turner, according to the Boston...