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Female Pitcher Leads Team to Little League World Series

August 11th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Female pitcher Mo'Ne Davis led her team into the Little League World Series, throwing a three-hitter Sunday to lead Taney Youth Baseball Association Little League of Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory...

McIlroy Wins Second Straight Major Title

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August 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship. The tournament finished in near-darkness Sunday at...

Sox Rally After Long Night to Defeat Angels 3-1

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August 10th, 2014
Napoli congratulates Cespedes (AP PHOTO) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the eighth and the Boston Red Sox bounced back from a 19-inning loss with a...

Stewart on Ward’s death: ‘there aren’t words’

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August 10th, 2014
(AP Photo) WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. In a statement released by spokesman Mike Arning, Stewart says "my thoughts and prayers are with his...

Heavy Rain Halts Final Round of PGA Championship

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August 10th, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The final round of the PGA Championship has been halted because of heavy rain. Play was suspended at 12:53 p.m. EDT Sunday, with leader Rory McIlroy still more than two hours from teeing off. Workers brought out squeegees,...

Team: Stewart Won’t Race Sunday After Deadly Crash

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August 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track. Greg...

Pujols’ Homer in 19th Lifts Angels Over Red Sox 5-4

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August 10th, 2014
By JOE RESNICK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Albert Pujols homered leading off the 19th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night in the longest game in the major leagues this...

McIlroy leads PGA by a stroke; it seems like more

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August 9th, 2014
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy goes to the weekend of the PGA Championship with a one-stroke lead. It seems bigger than that. Such is the state of McIlroy's...

Napoli’s HR Helps Boston Beat Weaver, Angels 4-2

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August 9th, 2014
By JOE RESNICK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Napoli homered against former batterymate Jered Weaver and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday...

Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrines the Class of 2014

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August 8th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is welcoming its class of 2014  as basketball's best once again descend upon Springfield for this year's Enshrinement ceremonies. Fans lined the way up to Symphony...

Woods Shoots Another 74, Fails to Make Cut at PGA

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August 8th, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Tiger Woods has missed the cut at a major championship for only the fourth time in his professional career. Woods played the front nine of the PGA Championship at 4-over 39 on Friday, effectively ending his chances. He...

Wainwright Leads Cardinals Past Red Sox 5-2

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August 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Bill Boyce) ST. LOUIS (AP) — When Cardinals manager Mike Matheny came to the mound in the seventh inning, Adam Wainwright focused on recording another out. Matheny left his ace in for one more hitter with two on and Wainwright...

Lester Goes the Distance in A’s 3-0 Win Over Twins

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August 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Ben Margot) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out eight, walked two and only...

Brady Sits, Jones Injured as Pats Open Preseason with Loss to Redskins

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August 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — For his first preseason game as an NFL head coach, Jay Gruden said his goal was to "eliminate the chaos" on the sideline. Did he succeed? "It was chaotic more so for me than everybody else," the...

Enshrinement Weekend Kicks Off with Jacket Ceremony

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August 7th, 2014
  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Downtown Springfield is abuzz tonight as the festivities get underway for Enshrinement Weekend at the Basketball Hall of Fame. When most people think of Springfield, the Basketball Hall of Fame is one...