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John Lackey Sharp Again, Red Sox Beat Rangers 5-1

April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo) BOSTON (AP) -- John Lackey pitched seven strong innings, Jackie Bradley Jr. singled in two runs and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The Red Sox never lost...

Springfield Falcons Clinch AHL Northeast Division Title

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April 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons have clinched the American Hockey League's Northeast Division title. The Falcons captured their second-straight title following a 4-3 loss by the Albany Devils on Sunday. Ticket packages...

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

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April 7th, 2014
by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Alonzo Mourning and NCAA championship-winning coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams have been voted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Richardson was chosen 20 years...

Logano Holds On for Sprint Cup Wwin in Texas

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Larry Papke) by STEPHEN HAWKINS, Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps after a late caution Monday in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh...

Earnhardt Jr. Out of Texas Race After Fiery Wreck

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/LM Otero) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the race at Texas after a wreck. Earnhardt drove into the rain-drenched grass and then had a fiery crash against the wall after just three laps...

TD Garden in Boston to Get $70M Makeover

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April 7th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — The home arena of the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics is getting a $70 million makeover. TD Garden owner Delaware North Companies Inc. announced Monday that the two-year-project includes the expansion and relocation of...

Red Sox Place 3B Will Middlebrooks on Disabled List

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list with a right calf strain and called up infielder Brock Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket. The move is retroactive...

Gallardo Pitches Brewers to 4-0 Win Over Red Sox

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 4-0 victory Sunday. The...

Brewers Beat Red Sox 7-6 in 11 Innings

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson) by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The new World Series championship banner was blowing stiffly from left field to right. The wind caught the bunting behind home plate and puffed it out like a...

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, to Play for NCAA Title

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left, after taking a pass from his twin brother Andrew, and Kentucky beat Wisconsin 74-73 on Saturday night to advance to the national...

Armor End Season with 124-108 Win Over Delaware

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April 5th, 2014
NEWARK, Del.(WGGB) – Adonis Thomas lead the way with 27 points as the Armor closed out their season with a win, 127-108, over the Delaware 87ers.  Bruce Massey also chipped in a double-double. The Armor exploded out of the gates with a...

UConn Upsets Florida in Final Four to Advance to National Championship Game

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April 5th, 2014
(AP PHOTO/ERIC GAY) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut's 2011 national championship has been characterized as a one-man effort by Kemba Walker. Good as he was, he still needed help from teammates like Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi and Shabazz...

Bruins Clinch Top Spot in East with 5-2 Win

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April 5th, 2014
  BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins own the NHL's best home record. Now they know they'll have home-ice advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:06 left in the third...

Brown powers Armor past 87ers

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April 4th, 2014
NEWARK, DE (WGGB) -- Lorenzo Brown's 28 points, 23 in the second half, helped power the Armor past the 87ers in their 125-114 in Newark on Friday. Devin Ebanks added 21 points in addition the Adonis Thomas' 20 points. Six Armor players...

Falcons outlast Snow Caps in OT

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April 4th, 2014
ST JOHN'S, NL (WGGB) -- The Falcons found themselves in familiar territory Friday night following their 8-7 overtime victory over the Ice Caps. For the second consecutive season, Springfield will be back in the playoffs. Sean Collins'...