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Michael Sam to Take Physical to Join Cowboys Practice Squad

September 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) DALLAS, Texas (WGGB) -- Michael Sam is Dallas for a physical on Wednesday, as he hopes to take his second shot at making an NFL roster. If Sam passes the physical, he will be signed to the Dallas Cowboys...

Bogaerts, Betts Power Red Sox Past Yankees 9-4

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday. Daniel Nava...

Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker Suspended 4 Games

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September 2nd, 2014
DENVER, CO. (WGGB) -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, according to multiple media reports. Welker tested positive from a sample taken shortly after he attended the Kentucky...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct...

Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher Picked for Ryder Cup

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September 2nd, 2014
Ian Poulter, of England, checks his notes on the 15th hole during the second round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley...

Gronkowski Cleared to Play in Season Opener

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots offense will get a much-needed boost in their Week 1 opener against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Tight end Rob Gronkowksi is cleared to play in a regular season game for the first time...

Sox Lose to Rays 4-3

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September 1st, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday. Ryan Hanigan opened...

Hamels, 3 Phillies Relievers No-Hit Braves

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September 1st, 2014
  (AP Photo/John Bazemore) By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a...

Buchholz Throws Three-Hitter, as Red Sox Top Rays 3-0

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Clay Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday. Buchholz (6-8) walked none and struck...

Tony Stewart’s Return to Race Track Ends Early

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August 31st, 2014
(AP Photo) HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Tony Stewart will now start focusing on next weekend's NASCAR race in Richmond, Virginia. His return to the track Sunday night ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway....

Patriots trade Ryan Mallet to Texans

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August 31st, 2014
 By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallet to the Houston Texans. The move means second-round draft choice Jimmy Garoppolo will be the backup to two-time MVP Tom...

Wozniacki Outlasts Sharapova in US Open Quarters

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August 31st, 2014
photo MGN-Online   By RACHEL COHEN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Caroline Wozniacki wore down Maria Sharapova to win in three sets at the U.S. Open and return to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time in more than two...

49er McDonald Jailed for Alleged Domestic Violence

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August 31st, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says the 29-year-old defensive end was taken into custody early Sunday...

Dustin Pedroia Leaves with Injury

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August 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been shaken up and removed from Boston's game at Tampa Bay. Pedroia was hurt in the second inning of Saturday night's game after a sliding Logan...

Patriots cut WR-KR Boyce, LS Aiken

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August 30th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Second-year wide receiver Josh Boyce, who entered training camp favored to be New England's No. 1 kick returner, and long snapper Danny Aiken were among those cut as the Patriots got to the 53-player limit. Boyce,...