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Lakers Say Kobe Bryant has Torn Rotator Cuff

January 22nd, 2015
(AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant has a torn right rotator cuff, the Los Angeles Lakers say. The Lakers made the announcement Thursday. Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers' loss at...

Brady Says He Didn’t Touch Footballs After Choosing Them

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January 22nd, 2015
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB/AP) — Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he didn't touch or think about the footballs used to get his team into the Super Bowl after he picked out the ones he wanted to throw. Brady said Thursday that he didn't...

AP Source: NFL Fines Lynch $20,000 for Obscene Gesture

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January 22nd, 2015
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with...

Martinez’s Hall of Fame Plaque to Have Red Sox Cap

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January 22nd, 2015
(Image Courtesy: Andrew Malone / MGN Online) COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame plaque will have the cap of the Boston Red Sox and John Smoltz's will have the Atlanta Braves. The Hall of Fame made the announcement...

NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon to Retire after 2015 Season

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January 22nd, 2015
(AP) Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season. The 43-year-old Gordon has 92 career Sprint Cup wins and won championships in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2001. He's coming off one of his best...

UMass Falters in Second Half, Falls to St. Joseph’s 62-56

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January 21st, 2015
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (WGGB) -- The UMass Minutemen have now lost more regular season games than they did all of last year, and Wednesday night's loss may be the hardest to swallow. The Minutemen faltered in the second half and could not come back,...

New England Patriots Send-Off Scheduled for Monday

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January 21st, 2015
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- There will be a send-off rally for the New England Patriots on Monday at the City Hall Plaza in Boston. According to a posting on the New England Patriots website, the send-off will occur at...

Report: NFL Says Patriots Used 11 Under-Inflated Balls in AFC Title Game

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January 20th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB) -- ESPN reports, citing league sources, that the New England Patriots reportedly had 11 of their 12 allotted game footballs under-inflated by two pounds of air (PSI) as required by NFL...

Pats Brush Off Talk of Deflated Footballs as NFL Reviews

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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...