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Babe Ruth’s Boston Contract Fetches $1M at Auction

July 13th, 2014
(File, Associated Press) Ten Baseball Hall of Famers pose outside the museum in Cooperstown, June 12, 1939. Front row; Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young. Back row: Honus Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Napoleon...

Report: Former Celtic Paul Pierce to Sign with Wizards

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July 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) WASHINGTON, D.C. (WGGB) -- Paul Pierce long ago solidified himself as a legend with the Boston Celtics franchise, but it appears the 36 year-old is not done yet. According to an Associated Press report, Pierce will...

Astros End Red Sox Win Streak with 3-2 Win

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July 13th, 2014
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) HOUSTON (AP) -- Six-foot-four, 250-pound slugger Chris Carter isn't the kind of player who normally hits infield singles. On Saturday he got the first one he could remember in the eighth inning to drive home a run and lift...

President Plays Golf with ESPN Host Michael Wilbon

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July 12th, 2014
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is playing golf at a private club in Maryland with ESPN co-host Michael Wilbon. Obama played at a different club late last month with Tony Kornheiser, Wilbon's sidekick on the sports show "Pardon the...

Westfield National advances to 11/12 Sectional Round

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July 12th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After erupting for a five-run sixth inning followed by a four-run fourth, Westfield National is on their way to the age 11-12 sectional round after defeating Agawam in the District II finals, 11-1 in four innings....

Red Sox over Astros

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July 12th, 2014
(Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward)HOUSTON (AP) -- Rookie Christian Vazquez got his first three major league hits and drove in three runs, while David Ortiz had three RBIs to break open the game in the sixth inning and lead the Boston Red Sox to an 8-3...

LeBron James to Sign with the Cavaliers Again

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July 11th, 2014
(AP Photo/Larry W. Smith) By TIM REYNOLDS and TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writers CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James tells Sports Illustrated, that he's decided to go home. It's a move that would...

Red Sox Walkoff Winners for Second Straight Night

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July 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson) BOSTON (AP) -- Chicago's Jose Quintana started with five perfect innings. Conor Gillaspie hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth. The White Sox held the Red Sox to three hits. Somehow, Boston still won 4-3 in 10 innings...

FIFA Rejects Suarez Appeal Against Ban for Biting

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July 10th, 2014
photo MGN-Online RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- FIFA says it has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his four-month ban from all football for biting an opponent in a World Cup match. The FIFA appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the...

Westfield National, Agawam advance to 11/12 District II Finals

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July 10th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Many prognosticators viewed Westfield National as the team to beat in the 11/12 age group. For the most part, they were correct. Westfield American had the same expectations. Agawam thought otherwise. The widely...

Celtics land Thornton, Zeller as Cavs eye LeBron

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July 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) -- The Cavaliers have cleared a path for LeBron James to return to Cleveland. They've made their moves. They're just waiting for him to make his. The Cavs created enough salary-cap space to offer...

Red Sox Rally to Stun White Sox 5-4 in 9th

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July 9th, 2014
  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt's single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday...

Red Sox Cut Pierzynski, Call Up Catching Prospect

July 9th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment and called up catching prospect Christian Vazquez from Triple-A Pawtucket. The club also recalled right-hander Rubby De La Rosa from Pawtucket to start Wednesday...

Sterling Says He Won’t Sell Team, Calls Wife Pig

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July 9th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand and said he would never sell the Los Angeles Clippers. Sterling, his voice rising to a shout in...

Argentina Reaches World Cup Final After Penalties

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July 9th, 2014
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to give Argentina the win after the game...