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Red Sox Foundation Works to Help Communities Across Massachusetts

March 16th, 2015
FT. MYERS, Fla. (WGGB) -- With all the snow we have still on the ground, it's hard to believe that the Red Sox open their home season a month from today when they take on the Nationals at Fenway Park. The sun is shining in Florida and there's...

Kentucky Leads the Way with Top Spot in March Madness

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March 15th, 2015
by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer (AP) -- Kentucky's chasing history, trying to become the first undefeated champion in March Madness since Indiana in 1976. The Wildcats are seeded first overall in the tournament and tops in the Midwest...

Temple, ODU, Colorado State and Richmond Top NIT Field

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March 15th, 2015
by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer (AP) -- Temple, Old Dominion, Colorado State and Richmond will have to settle for a No. 1 seed in the National Invitation Tournament. The first four teams left out of the NCAA Tournament were automatically...

Celtics take control early, then hold off Pacers 93-89

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March 14th, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tyler Zeller scored 18 points, three other Celtics added 16 and Boston snapped the Indiana Pacers' seven-game winning streak with a 93-89 victory Saturday night. The Celtics have won four straight as they continue to make a...

Celtics rally past Magic, 95-88

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March 13th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Evan Turner scored 16 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics overcame an 11-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 95-88 on Friday night. Turner scored 24 points in the second half to help the Celtics win...

Gordon Eases Up on NASCAR after Meeting Over Safety Concerns

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March 12th, 2015
photo MGN-Online By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) -- Jeff Gordon eased up on NASCAR after discussing track safety issues with officials behind closed doors. Gordon said Thursday he was "getting a little bit ahead of himself"...

Patriots Sign 3 to Defense

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March 12th, 2015
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots have signed a cornerback after losing both of their starters on the opening day of free agency. A day after saying goodbye to Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, the Patriots picked up cornerback...

Red Sox Finish Deal with 19-Year-Old Cuban Infielder Moncada

March 12th, 2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have finalized a minor league contract with 19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada. The Red Sox announced the deal Thursday night. He will be assigned to the team's minor league camp at spring...

NFL, Players’ Lawyers Make Formal Pitch for Concussion Plan

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March 12th, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The NFL and opposing lawyers have filed a 208-page defense of their final plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits. The filing comes as Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia appears poised to approve...

Bruins Sign UMass Forward, East Longmeadow Native Frank Vatrano

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March 12th, 2015
Amherst, MA (WGGB)----The Boston Bruins have signed University of Massachusetts forward and East Longmeadow native Frank Vatrano to an entry-level contract. Vatrano, 20,  lead the Minutemen with 18 goals in 36 games this season. He is a former...

Brandon Browner Leaves Pats for New Orleans Saints

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March 12th, 2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA----The New Orleans Saints are signing former New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner to a three-year deal, according to ESPN. He becomes the second starting cornerback from the Super Bowl champion Patriots to leave the team...

UMass Knocked Out of A-10 Tournament with 76-69 Loss to La Salle

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March 12th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Price scored 28 points and Khalid Lewis made a key 3 with 1:28 left to give La Salle a 76-69 victory against Massachusetts in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Thursday. The ninth-seeded Explorers...

No Arrest in Stabbing at Celtics-Grizzlies Game in Boston

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March 12th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Police are investigating a stabbing that took place during an NBA game in Boston. Authorities say a man was stabbed Wednesday night at TD Garden, just before the end of the Celtics' 95-92 victory over the Memphis...

A-Rod Hits First Homer in Yankees’ 10-6 Loss to Red Sox

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March 11th, 2015
by MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning to the Yankees following a drug suspension and Chris Capuano was forced out in the first inning by a quadriceps injury in New York's 10-6...

NASCAR Reinstates Kurt Busch; Grants Him Waiver for Chase

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March 11th, 2015
(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File) By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has lifted its suspension of Kurt Busch and says the former champion can compete in the championship Chase should he qualify. Busch missed the...