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Panthers Put Bruins on Brink of Missing the Playoffs

April 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Terry Renna) SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Roberto Luongo earned his 401st career win and Jaromir Jagr got his 1,800th career point Thursday night, helping the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-2, damaging the Bruins' playoff hopes. The Bruins...

Athelte of the Week: West Springfield Volleyball’s Temi Bailey

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April 9th, 2015
West Springfield, MA (WGGB)---The golden rule of participating in youth sports is always to have fun and that's something West Springfield's Temi Bailey has never forgotten. The senior middle blocker is fearsome to opponents on the court but...

Bogaerts, Masterson Lead Red Sox Over Phillies

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Chris Szagola) PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBIs to back Justin Masterson, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Thursday night. Masterson (1-0) allowed two runs and three hits in...

Report: Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu Retiring

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Don Wright) PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Troy Polamalu's iconic football career is over. The eight-time Pro Bowl safety told the Uniontown Herald-Standard he informed Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney on Thursday night he will retire...

BU Hockey Holds off North Dakota 5-3 in Frozen Four

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) -- Jack Eichel scored two goals and Boston University held off North Dakota 5-3 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four to advance to the championship game. The Terriers (28-7-5) will face Hockey East rival...

Red Sox Fall to Phillies 4-2 in Porcello’s Debut

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Chris Szagola) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Francoeur wanted to stick around baseball badly enough that he even tried pitching in the minors. His bat and glove got him back to the majors. Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang...

Bruins Blanked by Capitals 3-0

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April 9th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night. Holtby earned...

Celtics Eliminate Pistons from Playoff Race with Win

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Duane Burleson) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Isiah Thomas had more than a few great games during the Pistons-Celtics rivalry of the 1980s and 1990s. Wednesday, his namesake had his turn. Isaiah Thomas had a season-high 34 points as the...

Pacers’ Copeland, Wife Stabbed Outside NYC Nightclub

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April 8th, 2015
(Chris Copeland - AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife and another woman were stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub after an argument. Police say the victims were...

Gronkowski’s New Book to be Published by Jeter’s Company

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April 8th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) (WGGB) -- Judging by the various pictures and videos of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski since his team's Super Bowl win, you could probably tell that it's pretty good to be Gronk. And soon, you'll be able to read all...

Patriots’ Blount Suspended for Season Opener

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April 8th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the first game next season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The league announced the suspension...

UConn Women Top Notre Dame For Third Straight Title

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April 7th, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points and UConn beat Notre Dame 63-53 on Tuesday night to win the Huskies third straight championship and 10th overall, tying Geno Auriemma with John Wooden for the...

Red Sox, Porcello Agree to Extension Through 2019

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April 6th, 2015
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) BOSTON (AP) -- Before he even made his first start for the Boston Red Sox, Rick Porcello decided he wanted to stay. The 26-year-old right-hander, who was acquired from Detroit in December and is scheduled to make his...

Duke Claims 5th National Title, Beats Wisconsin

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April 6th, 2015
(AP Photo/Chris Steppig) (WGGB) -- The Duke Blue Devils claimed their 5th national title Monday night in a narrow battle with fellow one-seed Wisconsin that brought the NCAA Tournament to a close. The 68-63 final score concluded a...

Buchholz, Red Sox Top Phillies 8-0 on Opening Day

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April 6th, 2015
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia hits his second solo home run during the fifth inning of an opening day baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) by ROB MAADDI,...