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Giants Edge Cardinals 6-4, Now One Win from World Series

October 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move...

Bruins Slip Past Red Wings in 3-2 Shoot-Out Victory

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October 15th, 2014
(Associated Press) DETROIT (AP) — David Krejci and Reilly Smith both scored in regulation and again in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Wednesday night. The Bruins outshot Detroit 35-18 in regulation, and...

Royals Advance to First World Series Since 1985

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October 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Crown these Royals the American League champions. After nearly three decades spent trying to return to the playoffs, Kansas City is taking its perfect postseason ride all the way to the World...

West Springfield Volleyball Coach Placed on Leave

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October 15th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A West Springfield volleyball coach is on paid leave this afternoon. West Springfield School Superintendent Michael Richard confirmed that news for ABC40 late Wednesday morning....

Celtics-Nets to Play 44-Minute Game as Part of NBA Test

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October 14th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will play a 44-minute preseason game on Sunday as the NBA experiments with a shorter game. The contest will be four minutes shorter than the NBA's standard 48-minute game. The league says...

Police: Cowboys RB Randle Arrested on Theft Charge

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October 14th, 2014
(AP Photo/Scott Eklund) DALLAS (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas say Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested after taking underwear and cologne from a mall department store without paying. Frisco Police Sgt. Brad Merritt says...

Hearing Set for Removing Judge in Peterson Child Abuse Case

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October 14th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday on whether to remove the judge presiding over the felony child abuse case against Adrian Peterson. Assistant Montgomery County District Attorney Phil...

Patriots LB Mayo, RB Ridley Out for Season

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October 13th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- The Patriots may have won this weekend's game against the Bills, but it looks like they've lost two key players in the process. According to NFL.com, both running back Stevan Ridley and linebacker Jerod Mayo...

ALCS Game 3 Postponed Because of Rain

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October 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Game 3 of the AL Championship Series has been postponed because of rain. The game was pushed back from Monday to Tuesday at 8:07 p.m. EDT. Game 4 was...

Briere’s Goal Beats Clock; Avalanche Beat Bruins 2-1

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October 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by KEN POWTAK, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Briere scored off a rebound with four-tenths of a second left in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on...

Brady leads Patriots to 37-22 win over Bills

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October 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes and posted his 60th career 300-yard game to lead the New England Patriots to a 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills on...

Kevin Durant Out Infdefinitely with Fractured Foot

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October 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Alan Diaz) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant has a fractured foot and the Oklahoma City Thunder say they are not sure how long the NBA's MVP will be sidelined. General Manager Sam Presti said in a statement Sunday that Durant...

Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

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October 11th, 2014
By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals...

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

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October 11th, 2014
(AP Photo) By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) -- Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Kansas City Royals remained perfect in the playoffs,...

Capitals’ Ovechkin Shines, Beat Bruins 4-0

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October 11th, 2014
(AP Photo) By KEN POWTAK, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin scored his first two goals of the season, Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots and Washington coach Barry Trotz earn his first win with the Capitals in a 4-0 victory over the...