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Crunch End Falcons’ Record-Long Win Streak with 2-0 Win

December 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons' franchise-record streak of 11 straight wins came to an end on Wednesday night. The Syracuse Crunch spoiled things for the home crowd, coming away with a 2-0 win. While Falcons goalie Anton...

Celtics Offense Stalls in 96-87 Hornets Win

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December 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Chuck Burton) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson finally quit thinking about what he wanted to do with the ball on the court, and just started doing it. That showed in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics, as Jefferson...

Panthers’ Cam Newton Discharged from Hospital

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December 10th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online) by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton says Cam Newton has been discharged from the hospital following a two-car crash that left the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback...

LeGarrette Blount in Deal to Dismiss Pot Charge

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December 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) By JOE MANDAK, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area judge says he'll dismiss a marijuana possession charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount if Blount completes 50 hours...

Jon Lester Chooses Cubs Over Red Sox in Six-Year Deal

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December 10th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikimedia Commons / Keith Allison) CHICAGO, Ill. (WGGB) -- The Boston Red Sox and their fans were hoping that the deadline deal that sent Jon Lester to the Oakland A's back in July was not a permanent departure....

Panthers QB Cam Newton Suffers Back Fractures in Crash

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December 9th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Keith Allison / Flickr) By TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures in his lower back in a car crash in Charlotte. Panthers...

Pele Leaves Hospital, Says Illness was a ‘Scare’

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December 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Andre Penner) By TALES AZZONI, AP Sports Writer SAO PAULO (AP) -- After going through a "scare" and spending time in intensive care because of a urinary tract infection, Brazilian soccer great Pele left the hospital Tuesday after a...

Report: White Sox Add Pitchers Samardzija, Robertson

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December 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Ben Margot) CHICAGO, Ill. (WGGB) -- It was a busy night for the Chicago White Sox as the Winter Meetings heat up in the off-season. The White Sox acquired starter Jeff Samardzija in a trade with the Oakland A's and plucked former...

Wizards Outlast Celtics 133-132 in Double-Overtime

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December 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nick Wass) WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall scored 26 points, including Washington's last 10, and the Wizards rallied for a 133-132 win over the Boston Celtics in double overtime Monday night. Wall added a career-high 17 assists, Paul...

LeBron, Cavs Roll in Front of Royal Audience

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December 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned a close game into a clinic after Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to...

Chiefs’ Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

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December 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File) By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially...

All 10 Baseball Hall of Fame Golden Era Candidates Fall Short

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December 8th, 2014
By HOWIE RUMBERG, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The baseball Hall of Fame's Golden Era committee has failed to elect any of the 10 candidates from a group whose primary contributions were from 1947-72. The Hall announced the results...

Patriots Rally for 23-14 Win in San Diego

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December 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tom Brady threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Julian Edelman midway through the fourth quarter, and the New England Patriots beat the San Diego Chargers 23-14 on Sunday night. The Patriots (10-3) won...

UMass Falls to Florida Gulf Coast in Third Straight Loss

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December 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The University of Massachusetts basketball team was back on the court in Western Mass today. The Minutemen played at the MassMutual center in Springfield. The Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase was at 2PM this...

Galaxy Win MLS Cup 2-1, Beat Revs on Keane’s Goal

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December 7th, 2014
By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Robbie Keane scored a brilliant breakaway goal in the 111th minute, and Landon Donovan retired as a champion Sunday with the LA Galaxy's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in...