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Century-Old Baseball Cards Fetch $200K in Maine

January 15th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Softball World) BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) -- The first batch of century-old baseball cards from the so-called "Portland trove" has fetched about $200,000 at auction in Maine. Bidders flew in to Biddeford from as far...

Muhammad Ali Back in Hospital for ‘Follow-Up Care’

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January 15th, 2015
photo MGN-Online LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great is back in the hospital for follow-up care related to a urinary tract infection. Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday that the former...

Springfield College Students to Help Run Hoop Hall Classic

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January 15th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Learning the business side of sports is the aim of the Sport Management program at Springfield College. This week, students will soon get a unique lesson in preparing a sporting event. Kevin McAllister, chair...

Umass Downed by Davidson, 71-63

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January 14th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Tyler Kalinoski scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and finished with six assists as Davidson topped Massachusetts 71-63 on Wednesday night. UMass closed the opening half with a 9-2 run, and Davidson led by just...

Falcons Fall to Devils, 2-1

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January 14th, 2015
Albany, NY(WGGB)– The Albany Devils came back from a 1-0 deficit to down the Springfield Falcons, 2-1, in overtime Wednesday night. By reaching overtime, the Falcons pick up one point and maintain the lead of both the Northeast Division and...

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Josh McNary Charged with Rape

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January 14th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in Indianapolis have filed charges of rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily injury against backup Colts linebacker Josh McNary. Peg McLeish,...

Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota Says He’s Going to the NFL

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January 14th, 2015
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer (AP) -- Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. The Ducks quarterback announced on Oregon's website on Wednesday that he would...

Report: Jets Close to Hiring Cardinals’ Bowles as Head Coach

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January 14th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation says the New York Jets are close to an agreement with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to make him their head coach. Bowles told ESPN that he was taking the job, but the...

Celtics Trade Jameer Nelson for Nuggets’ Nate Robinson

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Nuggets traded backup point guard Nate Robinson to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday for guard Jameer Nelson. Robinson was a member of the Celtics for parts of 2009-10 and '10-11. He averaged...

Rookie Pastrnak Nets Two in Bruins 4-3 Win Over Lightning

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Rookie David Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game and Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight...

Red Sox Promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd Female Baseball Ops VP

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January 13th, 2015
(Ctsy. MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department. Ferreira is a native of...

Ohio State Football Revelers Set Fires, Tear Down Goal Post

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Paul Vernon) By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in...

Ohio State Captures 8th National Title, Beats Oregon 42-20

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/LM Otero) ARLINGTON, Texas (WGGB) -- Ezekiel Elliott is the name that most people will remember from the first-ever College Football Championship game in the playoff format. Elliott helped No. 4 Ohio State capture its 8th national...

Sullinger Leads Celtics Past Pelicans 108-100

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January 12th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key 3-pointer in the closing minute, and the Boston Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night. Jae Crowder added 22 points, Marcus Thornton had...

‘I Shouldn’t Be Here’ — Former NFL Player On 16-Hour Swim

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January 12th, 2015
(AP photo/Lynne Sladky) By STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer PLANTATION, Florida (AP) -- The former NFL fullback entered the room with a wobble in his walk, and needed assistance climbing a podium so he could face a media throng and discuss...