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Colts Talked to League About Balls Before AFC Title Game

February 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- General manager Ryan Grigson said Thursday that the Colts had contacted NFL officials before last month's AFC championship game about their concerns with New England's game balls. Grigson...

Athlete of the Week: Longmeadow Girl’s Basketball Captain Ally Mishol

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February 19th, 2015
LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB)----The Lady Lancers of Longmeadow are preparing for another postseason run after making it all the way the state championship game last year. If there is truly something to be said for playing to the level of your...

AP Source: Garnett Returning to Minnesota in Deadline Deal

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February 19th, 2015
In this March 18, 2007, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Garnett (21) goes to the hoop in the second quarter of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. Garnett is coming back to the place it all began. A...

Rhode Island Halts UMass Win Streak with 75-59 Victory

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February 19th, 2015
KINGSTON, R.I. (WGGB) -- In what may have been their biggest game of the season, the UMass Minutemen fell short of their seventh-straight win, and a season sweep of the Rhode Island Rams. Both teams were tied in the Atlantic 10 standings going...

Former Red Sox, Giants 3B Coach Wendell Kim Dies at 64

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February 17th, 2015
AP Photo/File BOSTON (AP) -- Former Boston and San Francisco third base coach Wendell Kim has died. The Red Sox say he died at the age of 64 after a struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Kim spent 30 years in professional baseball,...

A-Rod Makes Vague Apology, Turns Down News Conference

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February 17th, 2015
(Courtesy MGN/Wikipedia via Keith Allison) NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez has issued a handwritten apology "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" but has turned down New York's offer to use Yankee Stadium for a news conference and has...

Goal in Final Seconds of OT Lifts Flames Past Bruins

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February 17th, 2015
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- TJ Brodie scored with 2 seconds left in overtime, and the Calgary Flames rallied from a three-goal deficit for a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night. As Brodie...

Yankees to Retire Numbers of Pettitte, Posada and Williams

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February 16th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph. Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams...

Las Vegas Strip to Dim Lights for Jerry Tarkanian Tribute

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February 16th, 2015
In this March 1, 2014, file photo, Jerry Tarkanian is escorted by his son, Danny, during halftime ceremonies honoring the former basketball coach at Fresno State University in Fresno, Calif. Family members say Hall of Fame basketball coach...

Falcons Topped By Phantoms, 5-4, In Overtime

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February 15th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield Falcons were outdone by the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in overtime on Sunday at the MassMutual Center. The Falcons are now 29-18-5-0 and finish the two-game season series with the Phantoms with a 1-0-1-0...

STCC Hosts Northeast Wrestling Championships

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February 15th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's an opportunity that only comes around every five or six years to Western Mass. Springfield Technical Community College hosted the Northeast District One Wrestling Championships on Sunday morning. Wrestlers...

Calipari, Mutombo, Kevin Johnson Hall of Fame finalists

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February 14th, 2015
Photo Cred: AP NEW YORK (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and four time Defensive Player of the Year Dikembe Mutombo are among the finalists for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame...

Falcons Downed by Monarchs 4-2

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February 13th, 2015
Manchester, N.H. – The Springfield Falcons were downed by the Manchester Monarchs, 4-2, tonight at the Verizon Wireless Arena. The loss puts the Falcons at 28-18-4-0 on the season and 2-2-0-0 in the four-game season series against the...

ESPN, Univision Angry at FIFA No-Bid Sale of US World Cup Rights

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February 13th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN and Univision responded angrily Friday after FIFA awarded U.S. broadcast rights to the 2026 World Cup to Fox and NBC's Telemundo without open bidding. ESPN...

Rhonda Glenn, Broadcaster and Golf Historian, Dies

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February 13th, 2015
In this photo taken June 17, 2014, Rhonda Glenn, right, sits on the patio at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C., with longtime friend and former U.S. women’s amateur champion Barbara Romack. Glenn, the first female anchor on SportsCenter and...