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Former Louisville Guard Jones Charged with Rape, Sodomy

February 26th, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Former Louisville guard Chris Jones has been charged with rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. An arrest warrant was issued, and the 23-year-old Jones was scheduled to appear Thursday in Jefferson...

FSU Freshman Scores 30 in Final 4:38 in Loss to Miami

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February 26th, 2015
CORAL GABLES, Fl. (WGGB) -- With four minutes and 40 seconds to play in Wednesday night's game between Florida State and Miami, FSU freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes was a long way from his career high of 35 points. Having scored just 5 points all...

UMass Loses 3rd-Straight, Bembry’s 33 Lead St. Joe’s

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February 26th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- DeAndre Bembry scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's over Massachusetts 82-71 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Miles added 15 points for the Hawks (12-15, 6-9 Atlantic 10), who snapped a...

Celtics Top Lowly Knicks, 115-94

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February 25th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half and extended New York's losing streak to eight...

Construction of L.A.-Area Stadium from Rams Owner Approved

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February 25th, 2015
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- The Inglewood City Council has approved plans to build a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner. With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion...

Bulls’ Derrick Rose to have Third Knee Surgery

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February 24th, 2015
CHICAGO (AP) - Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee. The team says Rose reported the knee pain on Tuesday, and an exam and MRI confirmed the injury. Rose has been dogged by injuries for...

Canucks Top Bruins Again, Edge Out 2-1 Win

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Zack Kassian broke a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period and Eddie Lack preserved the lead with 13 of his 40 saves in the final period for the Vancouver Canucks in a 2-1 win over the struggling...

David Ortiz Arrives at Red Sox Spring Training

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Ortiz has arrived at the Red Sox spring training complex, the final player on the club's 40-man roster to report. He comes to camp Tuesday as the longest active...

Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis Hired by Chicago Cubs

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February 24th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis have been hired by Chicago Cubs' executive Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston Red Sox. After serving as a player-coach for Triple-A Iowa during the...

Risky Pursuit of Moncada Underscores Red Sox Commitment

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Prensa Libre) by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are all in on Cuba, with their pursuit of acclaimed prospect Yoan Moncada the latest example. Moncada's representative, David Hastings,...

Officials Sat Loss of PawSox will Devastate City

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February 24th, 2015
By AMY ANTHONY, Associated Press PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) -- Local officials in Pawtucket, Rhode Island say moving the Pawtucket Red Sox to the state's capital will devastate the smaller city's economy. Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino...

Red Sox Acquire Cuban Infielder Yoan Moncada

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February 24th, 2015
(Courtesy: Twitter) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The off-season was a busy one for the Boston Red Sox, as they hoped to once again build a winning team in 2015. Monday's deal, however, was focused on the future. The Red Sox agreed to a deal with...

Thomas Sparks Celtics 115-110 Victory Against Former Team

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt York) PHOENIX (AP) -- Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the Phoenix Suns 115-110 Monday night. Boston made a...

Investors Purchasing Pawtucket Red Sox, May Move the Team

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February 23rd, 2015
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza says he is looking forward to working with new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox to consider moving the team to a few miles south to Rhode Island's largest city. Elorza issued a statement...

Falcons Surpass Devils, 4-2

February 22nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons surpassed the Albany Devils, 4-2, Sunday at the MassMutual Center. The Falcons advance to 30-19-6-0 with 66 points and hold a 3-1-2-0 record in the eight-game season series with the...