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Goal in Final Seconds of OT Lifts Flames Past Bruins

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...

Athlete of the Week: Westfield Hockey Captain Chris Sullivan

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February 12th, 2015
Westfield, MA (WGGB)---You'd be hard pressed to find a more hockey-centric town in Western Mass than Westfield, and for senior captain Chris Sullivan he wouldn't have it any other way. "As a kid I would come to games and watch the'Big, Bad...

Sign of Spring: Red Sox Equipment Truck Heads to Florida

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February 12th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) — Take heart, winter weary New Englanders, spring can't be far away if the Boston Red Sox equipment truck is on its way to Florida. The truck left Boston on its 1,480-mile trip to the team's spring training home in Fort Myers at...

Hinds’ 3-Pointer Pushes UMass Past Bonnies, Extends Streak

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February 12th, 2015
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jabarie Hinds hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining to give Massachusetts a 55-53 victory over St. Bonaventure on Wednesday night for the Minutemen's fifth consecutive win and a four-way tie for first place in...

Celtics Rally to Beat Hawks on Turner’s Buzzer-Beater

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February 12th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Evan Turner made a running scoop shot with 0.2 seconds left to give Boston its only lead of the game, and the Celtics sent the Atlanta Hawks to just their third loss of the calendar year, 89-88 on Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger...

Tiger Woods Takes Leave of Absence From PGA Tour

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February 11th, 2015
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Tiger Woods said Wednesday his game is "not acceptable" to compete in tournaments and he will return when he thinks it is. Hopeful of having injuries behind him, Woods made a horrific start to the new year. He shot a...

Son: Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Dies at 84

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February 11th, 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...