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Chicago Reaches Little League World Series Final

August 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) --Chicago's Jackie Robinson West rallies past Las Vegas Mountain Ridge 7-5 in the U.S. final on Saturday and into the Little League World Series title game today right here on your abc40....

Ackley’s Homer Pushes Mariners Past Red Sox 7-3

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August 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have scored in only two innings the past two days, and that's still been enough to beat slumping Boston. Dustin Ackley's three-run homer capped a seven-run fourth inning that carried...

Rusney Castillo on Field Before Red Sox Game

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August 23rd, 2014
By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Cuban defector Rusney Castillo appeared at Fenway Park on Saturday, wearing Boston Red Sox shorts and a T-shirt before the game with the Seattle Mariners. Castillo chatted with the Mariners'...

Mariners Score 5 with 2 Out in the 9th to Top Sox

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August 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — Down to their final strike, the Seattle Mariners put a dramatic end to more than three years of futility at Fenway Park. Austin Jackson hit a bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning and...

Westfield Fenway Hosts 9/11 Wiffle Ball Tournament

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August 22nd, 2014
Westfield, MA (WGGB)----Westfield Fenway kicked off their 6th annual 9/11 Memorial wiffle ball tournament this weekend. This year's tournament is in honor of Army Sgt. Kyle J. Harrington of Swansea, MA who was killed in the line of...

Tom Brady, Patriots Dominate Panthers 30-7

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August 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers. Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the...

Red Sox Land Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

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August 22nd, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Boston Red Sox have landed some much-needed help in the form of a highly-touted talent out of Cuba, Rusney Castillo. The 27 year-old outfielder agreed to a seven-year, $72 million contract on Friday,...

Mo’ne Davis, Philadelphia Bounced by Chicago in LLWS

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August 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (WGGB) -- The star little leaguer that captured the attention of the entire nation saw her team's run come to an end Thursday night. Mo'ne Davis and her Philadelphia team lost to Chicago 6-5 in...

Angels Complete Sweep of Sox with 2-0 Win

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August 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) -- Rookie Matt Shoemaker didn't allow a hit through 6 2-3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway...

Angels’ Richards Out for Season after Injury at Fenway

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August 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for a playoffs run. One of the AL West leader's top starters sustained a serious knee injury, tearing his left patellar tendon Wednesday...

Two Storied Teams Face Off in LLWS Thursday Night

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August 21st, 2014
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on...

Hamilton Drives in Three, as Angels Top Red Sox Again, 8-3

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August 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday...

Bills Legend Jim Kelly Cancer-Free after Latest Exam

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August 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) BUFFALO, New York (AP) -- Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer. An initial physical exam showed no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the former Buffalo Bills...

Tony Stewart Skipping Bristol After Ward’s Death

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August 20th, 2014
(AP Photo) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr....

Patriots Valued at NFL Second-Best $2.6 Billion

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August 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) (WGGB) -- The New England Patriots are worth more than all but one NFL team, according to the latest Forbes valuations. The Dallas Cowboys were valued the highest of any team in the league at a staggering $3.2...