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Pats Brush Off Talk of Deflated Footballs as NFL Reviews

January 20th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them...

Report: Bruins to Again Host Winter Classic in 2016

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January 20th, 2015
The puck drops on the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington on New Year's Day (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (WGGB) -- The Boston Bruins will play host to one of hockey's most-anticipated annual events. The 2016 Winter Classic will be...

Clippers Beat Celtics 102-93 for 8th Win in 11 Games

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January 19th, 2015
by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 22 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Boston Celtics 102-93 Monday after losing most of a 23-point...

Agent: Woods’ Front Tooth Knocked Out by Videographer

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January 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Armando Trovati) CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras — it cost him a tooth. Woods made a surprise visit to Italy on Monday to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn capture her record 63rd...

State Police: Vince Wilfork Helps Following Rollover in Foxboro

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January 19th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: Mass. State Police) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB) -- Just hours after helping his team win the AFC Championship, Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork helped a motorist following a crash. Mass. State Police say that around 12:45...

Patriots Headed to Super Bowl XLIX

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January 18th, 2015
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more - the Super Bowl. They earned their trip with the second most lopsided AFC championship victory...

Falcons Fall to Senators 6-3

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January 18th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons hosted the Binghamton Senators on Sunday afternoon at the MassMutual Center. After a scoreless first period, the Senators scored two goals in under two minutes to take the lead halfway through...

Seahawks Stun Packers, Advance to Second Straight SuperBowl

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January 18th, 2015
SEATTLE (AP) — Never doubt the resilience of the Seattle Seahawks. Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the Packers 28-22 in overtime. Russell Wilson, who...

Report: PGA Golfer Beaten, Robbed After Missing Cut in Hawaii

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January 17th, 2015
(AP photo) HONOLULU (AP) — Golf Channel is reporting that Robert Allenby of Australia was robbed, beaten and dumped in a park after missing the cut in the Sony Open. The network showed a photo Allenby took of his face bloodied and...

Esho, Coleman and UMass beat Rhode Island 60-56

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January 17th, 2015
AMERST, Mass. (AP) -- Maxie Esho had 18 points and Zach Coleman came off the bench to score all 13 of his points in the second half as Massachusetts held on to knock off Rhode Island 60-56 on Saturday. Trailing 46-42 with 8:27 remaining, Coleman...

Rose’s Double-Double Leads Bulls Past Celtics 119-103

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January 17th, 2015
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — After starting their second-half surge inside, the Chicago Bulls went outside to finish off the Boston Celtics. Derrick Rose scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half and hit three of Chicago's seven...

Penn St. Gets Wins Restored, Paterno Again Winningest Coach

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January 16th, 2015
By MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY, Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the...

Koffee Kup Cupcakes Part of AFC Title Game Bet Between Governors Baker & Pence

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January 16th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Governor Charlie Baker has made his first friendly sports wager with another state's governor. It's over Sunday's AFC championship game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts - and once again,...

Rask, Bruins Shutout Rangers 3-0, Win 5th-Straight

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January 16th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for his second shutout, Patrice Bergeron scored a first-period goal, and the Boston Bruins won their fifth straight by beating the New York Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night. The Rangers have lost 3-0 in...

Athlete of the Week: Chicopee Basketball’s Darrick Boyd

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January 15th, 2015
Chicopee, MA (WGGB)---Switching schools is never an easy transition, certainly not your senior year of high school. For former Cathedral star Darrick Boyd, he decided after his junior year that he needed a change. "It's not everything I wanted...