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Saints Trade Jimmy Graham to Seahawks

March 10th, 2015
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks' search for a tight end has landed Jimmy Graham. The Seahawks and New Orleans Saints agreed to a trade Tuesday sending Graham to Seattle in exchange for veteran center Max Unger, pending a physical. The...

Pats Pass on Revis’ Option, CB to Become Free Agent

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March 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots have passed on a $20 million option in Darrelle Revis' contract, but the team is not done negotiating with the cornerback. Revis will become a free agent on Tuesday, after the Patriots...

Thomas Surges off the Bench, Lifts Celtics Past Heat

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March 10th, 2015
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI (AP) — Isaiah Thomas was in a considerable amount of postgame pain. He made the Miami Heat do some hurting as well. Thomas scored 25 points off the bench — one more than all of Miami's reserves combined...

ACLU Sides with Redskins, Permits Trademark on Team Name

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March 10th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is siding with the Washington Redskins in a court battle over the team's name. The ACLU filed papers last week supporting the team's position that...

Baker: Process, Not People the Key in Olympic Bid

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March 9th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Republican Gov. Charlie Baker says when it comes to Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, he's more concerned about the product than the people. Baker was asked Monday about the decision by Boston 2024, the nonprofit organization...

Patriots Re-Sign Safety Devin McCourty to 5-Year Deal

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March 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Damian Strohmeyer) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The New England Patriots locked up a critical piece of their defense Sunday, as they re-signed safety Devin McCourty. Fox Sports first reported the deal, which will keep McCourty from hitting...

Falcons Fall To Penguins, 4-1

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March 8th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield Falcons fell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 4-1, this afternoon at the MassMutual Center. This is the Falcons’ third straight loss and puts the team at 32-22-6-0 on the season and second in the...

Paille’s 2 goals lift Bruins past Red Wings, 5-3

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March 8th, 2015
AP Photo BOSTON — Daniel Paille scored two goals, one coming short-handed, and Brad Marchand added a short-handed goal to lift the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Boston, which is clinging the Eastern...

Recap: Western Mass High School Basketball Championships

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March 8th, 2015
Amherst, MA (WGGB)---Playoffs have arrived for high school basketball in the Bay State. The Curry Hick's Cage at UMass played host to the Division I Western Mass Title games on Friday and Divisions II, III and IV on Saturday. Two-time defending...

Falcons Downed by Bruins, 4-1

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March 7th, 2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons were downed by the Providence Bruins, 4-1, tonight at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The loss moves the Falcons to 32-21-6-0 on the season and 5-4-0-0 in the 10-game season series. Springfield...

Minutemen Hold On For Win in Longest NCAA D1 Hockey History

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March 7th, 2015
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The UMass Minutemen hockey team is celebrating a big victory, but they had to play a marathon game to get there. In what turned out to be the longest game in NCAA Division I history, it came down to the fifth overtime period...

Marathon Volleyball Tournament at Ludlow High School Underway

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March 6th, 2015
LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Playing volleyball for 12 hours straight that's what some students at Ludlow High School are doing right now. "So basically every 10 minutes there's a new game. So there's about 10 teams in a bracket so we're looking at...

Gordon Wins 1st Pole at Las Vegas in Final Start at Track

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March 6th, 2015
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jeff Gordon has won the pole for Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It is Gordon's first career pole at Las Vegas and 79th of his career. The four-time series champion has now won...

City Councilors Raise Concerns about Boston’s Olympics Bid

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March 6th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- City Council members raised concerns Friday about Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. During the first of what is expected to be a series of hearings on...

Syracuse Penalized by NCAA; Boeheim Suspended 9 Games

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March 6th, 2015
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. The governing body said Friday the school will be on...