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CEO: Rivers to Quit Clippers if Sterling Stays

July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at a...

Reyes, Navarro Help Jays End Sox’s Streak at Five

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July 22nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro both connected in the...

Report: Celtics Sign Former No. 2 Pick Evan Turner

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Boston Celtics are showing they're serious about their rebuilding year, as they make a big free agent signing on Monday. They signed small forward Evan Turner, according to the Boston...

Ortiz Homers Twice, Leads Red Sox to 14-1 Win over Blue Jays

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July 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) TORONTO (AP) — One day after promising he was "about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August," David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career,...

Johnny Manziel Scores as NFL’s Top-Selling Jersey

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July 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File) CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league's...

Boston Celtics Unveil New ‘Alternate’ Logo

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July 21st, 2014
(Image Furnished by the Boston Celtics) BOSTON (WGGB) -- One of the most iconic logos in basketball is taking on a new, fresh spin. The Boston Celtics have announced a new alternate logo, called the "Lucky Alternative", is what the team calls...

PHOTOS – Red Sox World Series Trophies Visit ABC40

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July 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- They have made over 400 stops since last October, and today, the 2004, 2007, and 2013 Red Sox World Series Trophies came to ABC40. Today marks the first day of the 40 Force School Drive. We're working to collect school supplies -...

Longtime UMass Men’s Soccer Coach Dies

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July 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch, who led the Minutemen to a berth in the 2007 College Cup, has died after a two-year battle with sinus cancer. The university said in a statement that Koch died Sunday at his...

Red Sox Complete Sweep of Royals with 6-0 Win

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July 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester just wants to put up impressive numbers on the mound. He will worry about the figures on his next contract later. Red Sox fans showed appreciation for his latest brilliant outing with loud...

Rory McIlroy Wins British Open for 3rd Major

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July 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the British Open to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam. McIlroy led by six shots going into the final round and never let...

Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

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July 18th, 2014
HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command...

Gomes’ pinch HR lifts Red Sox over Royals 5-4

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July 18th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night. The Red Sox maintained their...

Bill Russell hospitalized, OK after scare

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July 17th, 2014
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada (AP) -- Basketball legend Bill Russell was hospitalized Thursday after feeling faint while giving a speech in Nevada, the Boston Celtics said. Russell, 80, left the event at the Hyatt Regency resort in Incline...

Texas Girl Makes Stop in Chicopee to Raise Awareness for Youth Bowling

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July 17th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A young girl from Texas makes a stop in Chicopee as part of her first-ever nationwide bowling tour. Ten-year-old Natalie Savant is bowling in every state to promote the sport, especially to young people. Savant...

All Eyes on Tiger, as Open Championship Gets Underway

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July 17th, 2014
Tiger Woods of the US watches his shot off the 2nd tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) HOYLAKE, England (AP) —...