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Yankees Walk Off with 5-4 Win Over Red Sox

September 4th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night to bolster their slim playoff hopes. New...

UConn Coach Auriemma’s Call to Mo’ne Davis Deemed Violation

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September 4th, 2014
(AP Photo) STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has determined that Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star Mo'Ne Davis last...

Yankees Answer with 5-1 Win Over Red Sox

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September 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Brian McCann homered among his career high-tying four hits and the New York Yankees bounced back to end a three-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1 Wednesday night. McCann homered a day...

NFL Says Concussions Dropped in 2013

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September 3rd, 2014
SEATTLE (AP) -- The NFL says concussions decreased by 13 percent overall during the 2013 season from the previous year, and the number of concussions coming from helmet-to-helmet contact was down 23 percent. Those are the findings of the NFL's...

Serena Williams Moves on to U.S. Open Semifinals

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September 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) NEW YORK (AP) -- After a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the...

Comcast to Sponsor NASCAR’s Nationwide Series

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September 3rd, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comcast Corp. has signed a 10-year agreement with NASCAR to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of the second-tier series. The series will be known as the NASCAR Xfinity Series through 2024. The deal...

Michael Sam Added to Cowboys Practice Squad

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September 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to...

Michael Sam to Take Physical to Join Cowboys Practice Squad

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September 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) DALLAS, Texas (WGGB) -- Michael Sam is Dallas for a physical on Wednesday, as he hopes to take his second shot at making an NFL roster. If Sam passes the physical, he will be signed to the Dallas Cowboys...

Bogaerts, Betts Power Red Sox Past Yankees 9-4

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday. Daniel Nava...

Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker Suspended 4 Games

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September 2nd, 2014
DENVER, CO. (WGGB) -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, according to multiple media reports. Welker tested positive from a sample taken shortly after he attended the Kentucky...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct...

Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher Picked for Ryder Cup

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September 2nd, 2014
Ian Poulter, of England, checks his notes on the 15th hole during the second round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley...

Gronkowski Cleared to Play in Season Opener

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots offense will get a much-needed boost in their Week 1 opener against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Tight end Rob Gronkowksi is cleared to play in a regular season game for the first time...

Sox Lose to Rays 4-3

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September 1st, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday. Ryan Hanigan opened...

Hamels, 3 Phillies Relievers No-Hit Braves

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September 1st, 2014
  (AP Photo/John Bazemore) By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a...