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Falcons Fall to Devils, 2-1

January 14th, 2015
Albany, NY(WGGB)– The Albany Devils came back from a 1-0 deficit to down the Springfield Falcons, 2-1, in overtime Wednesday night. By reaching overtime, the Falcons pick up one point and maintain the lead of both the Northeast Division and...

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Josh McNary Charged with Rape

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January 14th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in Indianapolis have filed charges of rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily injury against backup Colts linebacker Josh McNary. Peg McLeish,...

Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota Says He’s Going to the NFL

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January 14th, 2015
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer (AP) -- Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. The Ducks quarterback announced on Oregon's website on Wednesday that he would...

Report: Jets Close to Hiring Cardinals’ Bowles as Head Coach

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January 14th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation says the New York Jets are close to an agreement with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to make him their head coach. Bowles told ESPN that he was taking the job, but the...

Celtics Trade Jameer Nelson for Nuggets’ Nate Robinson

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Nuggets traded backup point guard Nate Robinson to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday for guard Jameer Nelson. Robinson was a member of the Celtics for parts of 2009-10 and '10-11. He averaged...

Rookie Pastrnak Nets Two in Bruins 4-3 Win Over Lightning

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Rookie David Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game and Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight...

Red Sox Promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd Female Baseball Ops VP

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January 13th, 2015
(Ctsy. MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department. Ferreira is a native of...

Ohio State Football Revelers Set Fires, Tear Down Goal Post

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/Paul Vernon) By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in...

Ohio State Captures 8th National Title, Beats Oregon 42-20

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January 13th, 2015
(AP Photo/LM Otero) ARLINGTON, Texas (WGGB) -- Ezekiel Elliott is the name that most people will remember from the first-ever College Football Championship game in the playoff format. Elliott helped No. 4 Ohio State capture its 8th national...

Sullinger Leads Celtics Past Pelicans 108-100

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January 12th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key 3-pointer in the closing minute, and the Boston Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night. Jae Crowder added 22 points, Marcus Thornton had...

‘I Shouldn’t Be Here’ — Former NFL Player On 16-Hour Swim

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January 12th, 2015
(AP photo/Lynne Sladky) By STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer PLANTATION, Florida (AP) -- The former NFL fullback entered the room with a wobble in his walk, and needed assistance climbing a podium so he could face a media throng and discuss...

Bills Officially Announce Rex Ryan Hired as Coach

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January 12th, 2015
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) by JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have officially announced they've hired Rex Ryan to take over as coach. The announcement was made in a release issued by the team...

Luck Leads Colts to Upset of Manning and Broncos 24-13

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January 11th, 2015
(AP photo) DENVER (AP) -- Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts upset Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday in the AFC playoffs. The Colts (13-5) advanced to the AFC conference championship next...

Falcons Edge Devils 2-1

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January 11th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons hosted the Albany Devils at the MassMutual Center on Sunday afternoon. The Falcons fell behind early in the second period, but would rally late in the game. Springfield scored two...

Davis’ late FTs seal UMass’ 66-62 win over George Mason

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January 11th, 2015
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Trey Davis hit four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points to lead Massachusetts over George Mason 66-62 on Sunday. Jabarie Hinds had 11 points for UMass (9-7, 2-1 Atlantic 10) and Cady Lalanne added 10. The Minutemen won...