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Abreu, Gillaspie lead White Sox win over Red Sox

July 8th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Conor Gillaspie hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning for his third hit of the game and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Tuesday night. Boston did manage to snap Chicago pitchers'...

Brazil’s World Cup Dream Shattered Against Germany

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July 8th, 2014
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) -- It was a humiliating home defeat of record proportions that no Brazilian could have seen coming. With its defense collapsing early and nobody able to spark the attack, Brazil conceded four goals in a seven-minute...

Push to Make Volleyball Massachusetts’ Official ‘Team” and Recreation Sport

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July 8th, 2014
BOSTON, Mass (WGGB) -- Volleyball is one step closer to becoming Massachusetts' official team and recreation sport. The Senate voted 39 to nothing in favor of the measure today. Westfield  Senator Donald Humason says the bill now moves to the...

Red Sox Fall to White Sox 4-0 after Rain Delay

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July 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Scott Carroll pitched 6 2-3 innings of one-hit ball, and Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer on Monday night to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Making the eighth —...

Baseball Fan Caught on Camera Sleeping Sues ESPN for $10 Million

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July 7th, 2014
NEW YORK, NY (WGGB) -- A baseball fan was caught on camera sleeping during a Yankees vs. Red Sox game on April 13th. He’s now suing ESPN for $10 million in damages. ESPN announcers allegedly poked fun at the sleeping fan during game commentary....

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

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July 7th, 2014
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling by U.S....

Red Sox Lose to Orioles

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July 6th, 2014
(Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward) BOSTON (AP) -- David Lough tripled to lead off the 12th inning and scored on J.J. Hardy's single as the Baltimore Orioles recovered after blowing a five-run lead to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 on Sunday. Brad...

Djokovic Beats Federer in Wimbledon Final

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July 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) LONDON (AP) -- Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead in the fourth set but held on for...

Red Sox Split Doubleheader with Orioles

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July 6th, 2014
(Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward) BOSTON (AP) — Nelson Cruz went a career-best 5 for 5, including a solo home run and a bad-hop single that scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Baltimore beat Boston to split a day-night...

First Stage of Tour de France Complete

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July 5th, 2014
HARROGATE, England (AP) -- Marcel Kittel of Germany has won the first stage of the Tour de France in a bunch sprint in front of royalty in the English countryside. After sprint rival Mark Cavendish fell in a late crash, Kittel won the...

Red Sox Take First Game In Double Header Against Orioles

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July 5th, 2014
(Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward) BOSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Herrera had a pinch-hit, broken-bat single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday in the opener of a...

After World Cup, MLS Looks to Steady Growth

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July 5th, 2014
By RONALD BLUM and JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Even before millions of people packed into outdoor fan parties, ran out to bars for long lunches and sneaked peaks of games at their offices during the Americans' World Cup run, Major League...

Argentina Beats Belgium 1-0 to Reach Semis

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July 5th, 2014
(Manu Fernandez/AP) BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Gonzalo Higuain's first goal of this World Cup sent Argentina into the semifinals on Saturday with a 1-0 win over a disappointing Belgium. Argentina, which hadn't advanced past the World Cup...

Brazil Striker Neymar to Miss Rest of World Cup

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July 4th, 2014
FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) -- Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after fracturing a vertebra during the team's quarterfinal win over Colombia, the team's doctor said Friday. Neymar was kneed in the back by Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga...

Jerry Remy Loses Tooth On-Air During Red Sox Broadcast

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July 3rd, 2014
Your browser does not support iframes. BOSTON (WGGB) -- There may not have been a lot of good news for Sox fans with Wednesday night's game at Fenway. The same could probably be said for NESN Red Sox color analyst Jerry Remy. In the top of...