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Vikings’ Peterson Suspended for at Least the Rest of 2014

November 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) NEW YORK (WGGB) -- The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. In Tuesday's statement, the league added that Peterson,...

Miami’s Stanton to Sign Largest Contract in U.S. Sports History

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November 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File) MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn't afford to say no. Stanton agreed to terms Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, team owner Jeffrey Loria said. It's the most...

Stanford Ends UConn Women’s 47-Game Win Streak

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November 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against...

Pablo Sandoval in Boston for Meeting with Red Sox

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November 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) BOSTON (WGGB) -- A high-value free agent made a visit to Boston on Monday to meet with the higher-ups with the Red Sox. Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who spent the last his first 7 season with the San...

Suns Edge Celtics 118-114 at TD Garden

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November 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) -- Markieff Morris scored a career-high 30 points and Eric Bledsoe had a key steal and breakaway dunk in the closing minute to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday...

Streaking Patriots Roll Over Luck, Colts 42-20

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November 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/AJ Mast) INDIANAPOLIS (WGGB) -- Once again, just about everything was working for the New England Patriots, as they dominated Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football. Running back Jonas Gray led the charge...

UMass Surges Past Boston College in Second Half, Wins 71-62

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November 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON (WGGB) -- On a big stage in the TD Garden, the UMass Minutemen proved that they're among the state's best Division I programs, as they surged past Boston College for a 71-62 win on Sunday. UMass scored 47 points...

DEA Agents Raid NFL Medical Staffs After Games

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November 16th, 2014
(AP) -- Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs. There were no...

Falcons Complete Weekend Win Streak with 5-3 Victory Over Sound Tigers

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November 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons capped off their weekend winning streak going on Sunday, as they topped the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a score of 5-3. The win halted the Sound Tigers' five-game winning streak and completed an...

Falcons Shut Out Sharks 1-0 in Worcester

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November 16th, 2014
WORCESTER (WGGB) - The Springfield Falcons got some welcome help in net on Saturday night, as Anton Forsberg returned to the team and helped them shut out the Worcester Sharks 1-0. Forsberg made his first start since being assigned to the Falcons...

UMass Tops Siena in 95-87 Victory

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November 15th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Trey Davis scored 28 points with four assists as Massachusetts beat Siena 95-87 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Maxie Esho had 21 points and nine rebounds and Cady Lalanne scored 15 points and led the...

Falcons Best Bruins in 4-3 Win

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November 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Falcons defeated the Providence Bruins in a 4-3 victory last night  at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The win puts the Falcons at a 7-7-1-0 record on the season. The Falcons put up the first goal of the night...

Friday Football Fever: Title Round

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November 15th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The Longmeadow Lancers were crowned champions of Western Mass. Division II on Friday night, as they topped their rivals East Longmeadow. It was a close match-up at Longmeadow High School, but early on, the Lancers appeared to have the...

Patriots Apologize After Thanking Racist Tweeter

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November 14th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are apologizing after sending out a tweet to thank a "fan" who used a racist Twitter handle. The team was holding a social media promotion to thank fans for helping them became the first NFL...

Bruins Routed for Second Straight Night, Lose to Habs 5-1

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November 14th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz) MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals, Dale Weiss scored on a penalty shot, and the Montreal Canadiens downed the rival Boston Bruins 5-1 on Thursday night for their fourth straight...