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Red Sox Walkoff Winners for Second Straight Night

July 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson) BOSTON (AP) -- Chicago's Jose Quintana started with five perfect innings. Conor Gillaspie hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth. The White Sox held the Red Sox to three hits. Somehow, Boston still won 4-3 in 10 innings...

FIFA Rejects Suarez Appeal Against Ban for Biting

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July 10th, 2014
photo MGN-Online RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- FIFA says it has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his four-month ban from all football for biting an opponent in a World Cup match. The FIFA appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the...

Westfield National, Agawam advance to 11/12 District II Finals

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July 10th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Many prognosticators viewed Westfield National as the team to beat in the 11/12 age group. For the most part, they were correct. Westfield American had the same expectations. Agawam thought otherwise. The widely...

Celtics land Thornton, Zeller as Cavs eye LeBron

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July 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) -- The Cavaliers have cleared a path for LeBron James to return to Cleveland. They've made their moves. They're just waiting for him to make his. The Cavs created enough salary-cap space to offer...

Red Sox Rally to Stun White Sox 5-4 in 9th

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July 9th, 2014
  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt's single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday...

Red Sox Cut Pierzynski, Call Up Catching Prospect

July 9th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment and called up catching prospect Christian Vazquez from Triple-A Pawtucket. The club also recalled right-hander Rubby De La Rosa from Pawtucket to start Wednesday...

Sterling Says He Won’t Sell Team, Calls Wife Pig

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July 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand and said he would never sell the Los Angeles Clippers. Sterling, his voice rising to a shout in...

Argentina Reaches World Cup Final After Penalties

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July 9th, 2014
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to give Argentina the win after the game...

Hernandez’s Lawyers, Patriots Fight Over Records

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July 9th, 2014
photo MGN-Online By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots say they'll turn over hundreds of pages of medical and other records to lawyers for former tight end Aaron Hernandez, but object to...

Bautista, Tulowitzki Add to Home Run Derby Lineups

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July 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Duane Burleson) NEW YORK (AP) -- Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field. Joining Bautista on the American League team are Oakland's...

Westfield American wins 10/11 District II crown

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July 9th, 2014
WESTFIELD (WGGB) -- Powered by pitcher David Tirrell and a balanced offensive attack, Westfield American completed their four-game sweep of Westfield National on Wednesday in an 11-0 victory at Cross Street Playground in Westfield. Tirrell...

Abreu, Gillaspie lead White Sox win over Red Sox

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July 8th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Conor Gillaspie hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning for his third hit of the game and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Tuesday night. Boston did manage to snap Chicago pitchers'...

Brazil’s World Cup Dream Shattered Against Germany

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July 8th, 2014
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) -- It was a humiliating home defeat of record proportions that no Brazilian could have seen coming. With its defense collapsing early and nobody able to spark the attack, Brazil conceded four goals in a seven-minute...

Push to Make Volleyball Massachusetts’ Official ‘Team” and Recreation Sport

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July 8th, 2014
BOSTON, Mass (WGGB) -- Volleyball is one step closer to becoming Massachusetts' official team and recreation sport. The Senate voted 39 to nothing in favor of the measure today. Westfield  Senator Donald Humason says the bill now moves to the...

Red Sox Fall to White Sox 4-0 after Rain Delay

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July 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Scott Carroll pitched 6 2-3 innings of one-hit ball, and Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer on Monday night to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Making the eighth —...