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DEA Agents Raid NFL Medical Staffs After Games

November 16th, 2014
(AP) -- Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs. There were no...

Falcons Complete Weekend Win Streak with 5-3 Victory Over Sound Tigers

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November 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons capped off their weekend winning streak going on Sunday, as they topped the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a score of 5-3. The win halted the Sound Tigers' five-game winning streak and completed an...

Falcons Shut Out Sharks 1-0 in Worcester

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November 16th, 2014
WORCESTER (WGGB) - The Springfield Falcons got some welcome help in net on Saturday night, as Anton Forsberg returned to the team and helped them shut out the Worcester Sharks 1-0. Forsberg made his first start since being assigned to the Falcons...

UMass Tops Siena in 95-87 Victory

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November 15th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Trey Davis scored 28 points with four assists as Massachusetts beat Siena 95-87 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Maxie Esho had 21 points and nine rebounds and Cady Lalanne scored 15 points and led the...

Falcons Best Bruins in 4-3 Win

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November 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Falcons defeated the Providence Bruins in a 4-3 victory last night  at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The win puts the Falcons at a 7-7-1-0 record on the season. The Falcons put up the first goal of the night...

Friday Football Fever: Title Round

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November 15th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The Longmeadow Lancers were crowned champions of Western Mass. Division II on Friday night, as they topped their rivals East Longmeadow. It was a close match-up at Longmeadow High School, but early on, the Lancers appeared to have the...

Patriots Apologize After Thanking Racist Tweeter

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November 14th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are apologizing after sending out a tweet to thank a "fan" who used a racist Twitter handle. The team was holding a social media promotion to thank fans for helping them became the first NFL...

Bruins Routed for Second Straight Night, Lose to Habs 5-1

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November 14th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz) MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals, Dale Weiss scored on a penalty shot, and the Montreal Canadiens downed the rival Boston Bruins 5-1 on Thursday night for their fourth straight...

Athlete of the Week: Hopkins Academy Soccer Captain Alex Curran

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November 13th, 2014
Hadley, Ma (WGGB)-----The hopkins academy boys soccer team is one win away from repeating as Western Mass champions. While they can score in bunches, today we feature the Alex Curran, the senior captain who is the stopper of this Hawks'...

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout Win MVP Awards

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November 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) NEW YORK (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after...

Longtime MLB Player, Manager Alvin Dark Dies at 92

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November 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/File) EASLEY, S.C. (AP) -- Alvin Dark, a player and manager on World Series champions who sparked perhaps the most famous rally in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 92. The Robinson Funeral Home in Easley, South Carolina, said...

NFL Union Wants Change on Personal Conduct Policy

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November 13th, 2014
By BARRY WILNER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL players' union wants to negotiate with the league in changing the personal conduct policy. In a memo sent to each NFLPA player representative and executive board member, and...

Defense Shines as UMass Beats Ball State 24-10

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November 12th, 2014
AMHERST (WGGB) -- While the UMass offense has hardly missed a beat in the 2014 season, their defense allowed opponents to score 40 or more points in half of their games. Wednesday night was a different story, however, as the Minutemen held Ball...

Maple Leafs Rout Bruins on Four Goals in Second

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November 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) TORONTO (AP) — Phil Kessel scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs netted four goals during a nine-minute stretch to chase Vezina Trophy-winner Tuukka Rask and rout the Boston Bruins 6-1 on...

Jackson’s 28 Lift Thunder Past Celtics 109-94

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November 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Reggie Jackson stood at his locker, getting dressed in Oklahoma City Thunder colors with orange pants and a blue sweat shirt. His teammates were long gone. The way the Thunder have been going so far...