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Panthers Sit DE Greg Hardy after Domestic Abuse Conviction

September 14th, 2014
(AP Photo) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a change of heart Sunday, benching defensive end Greg Hardy before the team's 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions. Rivera defended his late decision to make Hardy inactive by...

Greg Norman Injured by Chainsaw

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September 14th, 2014
ESPN Photo ESPN -- Golfing legend Greg Norman injured his left hand with a chainsaw, according to a post on his Instagram feed. "Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected," Norman said in the caption to a photo of the...

Red Sox Fall to Royals 7-1

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September 14th, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night. Manager Ned Yost...

Vanderbilt Rallies, Beats UMass 34-31

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September 13th, 2014
Vanderbilt running back Ralph Webb (26) celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown on a 4-yard run against Massachusetts in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt completed...

Friday Football Fever: Week Two

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September 12th, 2014
(WGGB) -- While teams from across Western Mass. square off on the field, ABC40 was working to bring you all the highlights, scores, and reaction from an exciting night of high school football. There were plenty of close-fought match-ups and...

Red Sox Drop Royals Out of First with 4-2 Win

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September 12th, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night. Kansas...

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Indicted on Child Abuse

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September 12th, 2014
HOUSTON, TX (WGGB/AP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his...

Pistorius Can Compete Again in Paralympics

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September 12th, 2014
photo MGN-Online LONDON (AP) -- The International Paralympic Committee says Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend. The South African double-amputee runner was found guilty...

Union Reps to Discuss NFL Drug Policy Again

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September 12th, 2014
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Player representatives to the union will discuss the NFL's latest drug policy proposal during a second conference call. The call is scheduled for late afternoon and a vote on the changes...

Orioles Slugger Chris Davis Suspended 25 games

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September 12th, 2014
photo MGN By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) -- Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason. Baltimore started play Friday leading the AL...

Marlins’ Stanton Hit in Face by Pitch, Leaves in Ambulance

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September 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night. The Marlins said the major league...

Buchholz Gets 6th-Straight Win as Red Sox Top Royals 6-3

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September 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Reidel) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory Thursday night that ended a four-game losing...

Red Sox Dustin Pedroia has Season-Ending Surgery

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September 11th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had season-ending surgery on his left wrist Thursday to repair a tendon, clean out scar tissue and reduce some inflammation. The surgery was...

Athlete of the Week: Renaissance Soccer’s Sam Asomoah

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September 11th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)-----For Renaissance soccer forward Sam Asomoah the soccer field serves as a getaway from the outside world. Like many players, soccer serves a greater purpose for him than just a sport. "Playing soccer will help you to get...

Tim Tebow to Join ‘Good Morning America’

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September 11th, 2014
(ABC/Ida Mae Astute) (WGGB) -- Quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow has been named a contributor for Good Morning America. ABC News announced Thursday that Tebow will join the morning program on Monday, September 15. The network...