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McIlroy leads PGA by a stroke; it seems like more

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...

Landon Donovan Says He’ll Retire After Season

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August 7th, 2014
Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan, left, scores a goal on Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei, right, in the first half of an MLS soccer match, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports...

AP Sources: Cavs, Wolves Set for Love-Wiggins Deal

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August 7th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / nikk_la at Wikicommons) by TOM WITHERS and JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writers (AP) -- Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will...

Hernandez Cousin Cites Cancer in Bid to Avoid Jail

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Boston Globe,George Rizer, Pool) FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- A cousin of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is asking a Massachusetts judge to spare her from more jail time, citing her cancer. Tanya Singleton, of...

2007 Top NBA Pick Oden Arrested in Indianapolis

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lawrence Police Department) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on battery charges alleging that he punched a woman in the face. Police in the suburban community of Lawrence...

Williams Savors Entry into Basketball Hall of Fame

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) by DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Gary Williams will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. It is an achievement he does not take lightly. The...

Basketball Hall Beckons for Alonzo Mourning

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Alonzo Mourning was urged to keep his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to 10 minutes. He's going to need more time than that. Mourning will be...

AP Sources: Trump First Up in Meeting with Bills

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The sale of the Buffalo Bills has entered the next phase with prospective ownership groups meeting with team officials to prepare their formal...