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Texas Girl Makes Stop in Chicopee to Raise Awareness for Youth Bowling

July 17th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A young girl from Texas makes a stop in Chicopee as part of her first-ever nationwide bowling tour. Ten-year-old Natalie Savant is bowling in every state to promote the sport, especially to young people. Savant...

All Eyes on Tiger, as Open Championship Gets Underway

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July 17th, 2014
Tiger Woods of the US watches his shot off the 2nd tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) HOYLAKE, England (AP) —...

Jeter, Trout Lead AL to 5-3 All-Star Game Victory

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July 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star...

Bruins Sign First-Round Pick Pastrnak; Re-sign Bartowski

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July 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Boston Bruins signed their 18 year-old first-round draft pick, David Pastrnak, to an entry level deal on Tuesday. The native of the Czech Republic had a strong showing during development camp and...

New Debate Focuses on Soccer Concussions

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July 15th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- A play during Sunday's World Cup Final is sparking a new debate about concussions. Germany's Christoph Kramer took a jarring hit to the left side of his head. After being checked by medical staff, he decided to keep...

FOX Replaces Oliver with Andrews on NFL Sidelines

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July 15th, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fox Sports says longtime reporter Pam Oliver is being "elevated" to senior correspondent and Erin Andrews will take her place as the sideline reporter for the network's top NFL announcing team. Fox Sports president Eric...

Baseball’s Best Gather for Tuesday’s All-Star Game

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July 15th, 2014
By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League's All-Star starter. There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA. And there...

Kraft, Belichick Interviewed in Lloyd Probe

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July 15th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were both interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez is a suspect. According to court documents, Kraft and...

Oakland’s Cespedes Repeats as Home Run Derby Champion

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July 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday...

A-Rod Sued by His Own Lawyer for Unpaid Legal Fees

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July 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez faces a new challenge: He is being sued by his own lawyer. Attorney David Cornwell's law firm filed papers Monday in Manhattan federal court saying the New York Yankees star owes more than...

Blue Sox Lose Third-Straight Game 4-2 to Swamp Bats

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July 13th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- The Valley Blue Sox dropped their third-straight game to finish the weekend, as they were unable to come back against the Keene Swamp Bats on Sunday. All of Keene's runs came in the fourth inning, but it was enough to secure at...

Red Sox Close First Half with 11-0 Win Over Astros

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July 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) HOUSTON (AP) — Clay Buchholz allowed three hits and struck out a career-high 12 in his fifth career shutout in the Boston Red Sox's 11-0 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Brock Holt had a career-best five hits,...

Carmelo Anthony Returning to New York Knicks

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July 13th, 2014
  (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony wanted to be a Knick a few years ago, and nothing has changed now. Anthony is staying in New York, announcing his decision Sunday in a posting titled "My City, My Heart"...

Jury Selection to Begin in Offerman Assault Case

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July 13th, 2014
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Jury selection is set to begin in a lawsuit against former major leaguer Jose Offerman for attacking another player with a baseball bat during a minor league game in Connecticut in 2007. Attorneys are scheduled to...

Babe Ruth’s Boston Contract Fetches $1M at Auction

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July 13th, 2014
(File, Associated Press) Ten Baseball Hall of Famers pose outside the museum in Cooperstown, June 12, 1939. Front row; Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young. Back row: Honus Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Napoleon...