logo
Story Image

Athlete of the Week: Liam Sullivan Northampton Cross Country

October 10th, 2014
Northampton, MA (WGGB)-----"There's always been a lot of pressure to do it," explains Liam Sullivan.  "For the most part I have been resistant to it. I've been a little scared and I have never really embraced running. These guys had a good thing...

Katy Perry to Perform at 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Story Image
October 10th, 2014
Katy Perry performs in concert at Bridgestone Arena on June 27, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne) (WGGB) -- There is still a lot of football to be played before we learn who will take the field in Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, but we now...

Red Wings Top Bruins 2-1 in Rematch from Conference Finals

Story Image
October 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — When the Detroit Red Wings took the ice for their season opener, coach Mike Babcock's team already had one significant advantage. The Red Wings hadn't played the night before. The Boston Bruins...

Ludlow Boys Soccer Face 11 Game Forfeitures for Ineligible Player

Story Image
October 9th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- One of the most successful soccer programs in Western Mass. may now be faced with forfeiting games and missing the playoffs after playing games with an ineligible player. Ludlow...

Bruins Edge Flyers 2-1 in Season Opener

Story Image
October 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Now in his 10th NHL season, Chris Kelly doesn't get goose bumps the way he used to. But the Boston Bruins forward confessed to a bit of insomnia as he prepared for opening night against the...

Arbiter to Decide Whether Goodell Testifies in Rice’s Appeal

Story Image
October 8th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says it's up to a neutral arbiter to decide whether he should testify during an appeal of Ray Rice's indefinite suspension. Goodell said Wednesday night that a...

Poll: Most NFL Fans Think Goodell Should Keep Job

Story Image
October 8th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Most NFL fans believe Commissioner Roger Goodell should keep his job after his handling of recent domestic violence cases, according to a new Associated Press-GfK Poll. Only 32 percent say Goodell should lose his job over the...

Giants Top Nats 3-2, Advance to NLCS to Face Cardinals

Story Image
October 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett's bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to return to the NL...

NFL Owners to Meet on Handling of Suspensions, Conduct Policy

Story Image
October 8th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP/WGGB) -- NFL owners will meet Wednesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy, vote on the sale of the Buffalo Bills and look at further international play. These are critical meetings for the owners, with Commissioner...

Cardinals Beat Kershaw, Advance to NLCS

Story Image
October 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday...

Vikings’ Peterson to Plead Not Guilty to Child Abuse

Story Image
October 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) HOUSTON (AP) -- A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his...

Bills Claim Fans in Detroit Using Laser Pointers to Distract During Game

Story Image
October 7th, 2014
DETROIT, Mich. (WGGB) -- The Buffalo Bills claim that their players had to put up with some extra distractions in their comeback win against the Lions at Ford Field on Sunday. The team says that at least one person in the crowd was using a laser...

USA Swimming Suspends Michael Phelps Following Arrest

Story Image
October 6th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (WGGB) -- USA Swimming announces punishment for Michael Phelps, following his latest arrest. Phelps will be suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned competition for six months, withdraw from the 2015 FINA World...

NBA Extends Television Deals with ESPN, TNT

Story Image
October 6th, 2014
By RACHEL COHEN, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has extended its television deals with ESPN and TNT for nine years. The league announced Monday that the new contracts will run through the 2024-25 season. The previous eight-year...

Patrick, Walsh to Push for Boston’s Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Story Image
October 6th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Martin Walsh are taking part in an event to help bring the 2024 summer Olympics to Boston. Patrick and Walsh are scheduled to attend a gathering Monday evening at the...