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Calipari, Haywood Top List of Hall of Fame Selections

April 6th, 2015
by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari and Spencer Haywood are among 11 new inductees going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year. The rest of the class consists of...

Not a Whopper: Pot-Bellied Pig Creates Stir at Burger King

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April 6th, 2015
BOSWELL, Pa. (AP) — Did you hear the one about the pot-bellied pig at Burger King? Pennsylvania State Police swear it's not a whopper. Troopers from the Somerset barracks were called to the restaurant on U.S. Route 30 near Boswell in...

Busy Day on the Baseball Field as MLB Marks Opening Day

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April 6th, 2015
NEW YORK (WGGB/AP) — There are 14 games on the Major League Baseball schedule following an opening night win by St. Louis over the Chicago Cubs. One day game has the New York Yankees hosting Toronto, with Alex Rodriquez making his first...

UConn Women Dominate Maryland, Earn Trip to Title Game

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April 6th, 2015
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies now stand one win away from a third straight championship and matching another vaunted milestone. Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and Morgan Tuck added 24 to...

Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Undefeated Run

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April 5th, 2015
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By EDDIE PELLS, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren't undefeated, either. The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could this...

Bergeron’s Shootout Goal Lifts Bruins Over Maple Leafs 2-1

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April 4th, 2015
(AP Photo) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored the only shootout goal and the streaking Boston Bruins improved their playoff chances in their home finale with a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on...

Smart’s Buzzer-Beater Gives Celtics OT Win

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April 4th, 2015
Boston Celtics' Brandon Bass looks to move between Toronto Raptors' Tyler Hansbrough, left, and DeMar DeRozan during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young) by IAN...

Duke Advances to Title Game with 81-61 Win Over Michigan State

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April 4th, 2015
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke is one step away from its fifth national championship. Justise Winslow had 19 points, Jahlil Okafor added 18 and the top-seeded Blue Devils beat up...

Report: NFL Hires First Female Referee

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April 3rd, 2015
(CNN) -- She got the job as an NFL ref! That's right, we said 'she.' For the first time in its history, the NFL will have a woman overseeing games. The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Sarah Thomas will start officiating in 2015. Thomas...

Tiger Woods to Return at The Masters

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April 3rd, 2015
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull) by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer (AP) -- Tiger Woods has made up his mind — he will play the Masters. After two trips to Augusta National this week, Woods announced his return to competition on his website Friday....

Josh Hamilton Won’t Be Disciplined Under MLB Drug Program

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April 3rd, 2015
(AP Photo/LM Otero, File) By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. MLB said Friday...

Athletes of the Week: Minnechaug Lacrosse’s Liz Mastrio & Molly Fitzgerald

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April 2nd, 2015
Wilbraham, Ma (WGGB)----High school sports have been delayed several weeks because of the snow but spring has finally sprung for Minnechaug girls lacrosse as they hit the field Tuesday to kick off their season. While it may cause some boredom...

Bruins Shore Up Playoff Standing, Beat Red Wings 3-2

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April 2nd, 2015
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Zach Trotman's first career NHL goal couldn't have come at a better time for the surging Boston Bruins. He scored with 2:08 remaining to lift the Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on...

Patriots QB Tom Brady Posts Picture in Full Body Cast

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April 1st, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook.com/TomBrady) (WGGB) -- In recent days, New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady has jumped off cliffs and shot hoops with Michael Jordan. Based on a picture posted on Brady's Facebook page Wednesday, one may think...

Bruins’ Late Goal Clinches 3-2 Win Over Panthers

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April 1st, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff...