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Spooner Scores 1st NHL Goal, Bruins Beat Devils in OT

February 28th, 2015
by TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period...

Falcons Tame Sound Tigers, 5-3

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February 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons tamed the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 5-3, tonight at the MassMutual Center. The win advances the Falcons to 31-19-6-0 on the season with 68 points. The Falcons also take a 4-0-1-0 lead in the...

Earl Lloyd, NBA’s First Black Player, Dies at 86

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February 27th, 2015
(AP Photo) (AP) -- Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington...

Athlete of the Week: South Hadley Basketball’s Sophie Gatzounas

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February 26th, 2015
SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB)---- You can tell a lot about a basketball team from the approach they take on defense and South Hadley's dedication to the full court press puts opponents under a constant state of pressure. Leading the charge is sophomore...

Judge Rules for Adrian Peterson, Paving Way for Reinstatement

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February 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) by DAVE CAMPBELL and JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writers A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order...

Former Louisville Guard Jones Charged with Rape, Sodomy

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February 26th, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Former Louisville guard Chris Jones has been charged with rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. An arrest warrant was issued, and the 23-year-old Jones was scheduled to appear Thursday in Jefferson...

FSU Freshman Scores 30 in Final 4:38 in Loss to Miami

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February 26th, 2015
CORAL GABLES, Fl. (WGGB) -- With four minutes and 40 seconds to play in Wednesday night's game between Florida State and Miami, FSU freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes was a long way from his career high of 35 points. Having scored just 5 points all...

UMass Loses 3rd-Straight, Bembry’s 33 Lead St. Joe’s

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February 26th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- DeAndre Bembry scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's over Massachusetts 82-71 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Miles added 15 points for the Hawks (12-15, 6-9 Atlantic 10), who snapped a...

Celtics Top Lowly Knicks, 115-94

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February 25th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half and extended New York's losing streak to eight...

Construction of L.A.-Area Stadium from Rams Owner Approved

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February 25th, 2015
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- The Inglewood City Council has approved plans to build a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner. With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion...

Bulls’ Derrick Rose to have Third Knee Surgery

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February 24th, 2015
CHICAGO (AP) - Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee. The team says Rose reported the knee pain on Tuesday, and an exam and MRI confirmed the injury. Rose has been dogged by injuries for...

Canucks Top Bruins Again, Edge Out 2-1 Win

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Zack Kassian broke a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period and Eddie Lack preserved the lead with 13 of his 40 saves in the final period for the Vancouver Canucks in a 2-1 win over the struggling...

David Ortiz Arrives at Red Sox Spring Training

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Ortiz has arrived at the Red Sox spring training complex, the final player on the club's 40-man roster to report. He comes to camp Tuesday as the longest active...

Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis Hired by Chicago Cubs

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February 24th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis have been hired by Chicago Cubs' executive Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston Red Sox. After serving as a player-coach for Triple-A Iowa during the...

Risky Pursuit of Moncada Underscores Red Sox Commitment

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February 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Prensa Libre) by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are all in on Cuba, with their pursuit of acclaimed prospect Yoan Moncada the latest example. Moncada's representative, David Hastings,...