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Clippers Sign Doc Rivers to Five-Year Extension

August 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer's first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the...

NFL Upholds Year-Long Suspension of Browns’ Gordon

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August 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) CLEVELAND (AP) -- Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril. The Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and...

USC’s Shaw Admits He Lied About Sprained Ankles

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August 27th, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. The school swiftly...

Red Sox Catch Fire in 11th to Beat Blue Jays 11-7

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August 26th, 2014
TORONTO, Canada (WGGB) -- A back-and-forth game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays came to a wild conclusion late Tuesday night. After taking a 4-4 tie into the 11th inning, both teams combined for 10 runs in the final frame. It was...

15 Year-Old American Bellis Upsets Cibulkova at U.S. Open

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings) NEW YORK (AP) -- American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika...

Judge Grants Hernandez Bid to Suppress Evidence

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August 26th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation. Bristol...

Buccaneers Trade for Patriots G Logan Mankins

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August 26th, 2014
by FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim...

Red Sox Snap Losing Streak with 4-3 Win Over Blue Jays

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August 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Thornhill) TORONTO (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox survived a ninth-inning collapse to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Monday night, snapping...

NFL Clears Incognito to Sign with Team, Return to Play

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August 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) MIAMI (WGGB) -- After sparking controversy with the Miami Dolphins, offensive guard Richie Incognito has been cleared to return to play by the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking for plenty of offensive...

Mariners Complete First Sweep at Fenway

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August 24th, 2014
Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt tags out Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales, left, at third base after Kyle Seager reached on an infield single in the first inning of a baseball game in Boston, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON...

Westfield Celebrates Babe Ruth League Baseball Teams

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August 24th, 2014
Westfield, MA (WGGB)----Westfield celebrated some of their own Sunday afternoon with a parade and rally for their two Babe Ruth League teams. The 13-year olds competed in the state finals and the 14-year olds won New England Regionals and...

South Korea Defeats Chicago in Little League World Series

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August 24th, 2014
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Jae Yeong Hwang drove in two runs and Hae Chan Choi weathered a late Chicago rally to lead South Korea to an 8-4 win in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game. Hwang gave up one hit in two-plus...

Welker Leaves Preseason Game with Concussion

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August 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER (AP) — Broncos receiver Wes Welker suffered a concussion after taking a hit to the head from Houston defensive back D.J. Swearinger in a preseason game Saturday night. Welker was leveled by Swearinger soon after...

Logano edges Keselowski for first win at Bristol

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August 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Wade Payne) BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Joey Logano is looking more and more like a Sprint Cup title contender. Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday...

Chicago Reaches Little League World Series Final

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August 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) --Chicago's Jackie Robinson West rallies past Las Vegas Mountain Ridge 7-5 in the U.S. final on Saturday and into the Little League World Series title game today right here on your abc40....