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Wild Finish Gives Wild 4-3 Shoot-Out Win Over Bruins

April 9th, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild found out during the second intermission their spot in the playoffs was secure. Satisfaction came only after they won their way in with a strong finish. Mikko Koivu had the only score in the...

UConn Celebrates Again as Women’s Team Wins 9th Title

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April 8th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik) STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- It was deja vu for Husky fans. Students stormed the court at Gampel Pavilion for a second consecutive night as the Husky's women basketball team joined the men as national champions. About...

Rangers’ 5-Run 3rd Sparks 10-7 Win over Red Sox

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April 8th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Robinson Chirinos started a five-run third inning with his first homer of the season and the Texas Rangers won 10-7 as the Boston Red Sox hit into five double plays Tuesday night. The Red Sox scored three runs in the ninth against...

Southwick Man to Run One Last Marathon for Seriously Ill Children

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April 8th, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- For the last few months, the winding roads along Congamond Lake have become Vinny Caruso's home away from home. Vinny is training for the Boston Marathon. He's been there before, but this year it's...

Thousands of UConn Students Celebrate National Championship

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April 8th, 2014
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Ecstatic UConn fans have been celebrating the Huskies' men's national basketball title on the campus in Storrs, Conn. -- breaking street lights, smashing at least one campus window and overturning furniture inside the...

UConn Wins Fourth National Championship 60-54 Over Kentucky

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Eric Gay) ARLINGTON, Texas (WGGB) -- The 2014 National Championship was a match-up between the two teams with the most championships in the last 18 years, but with the highest combined seeding of any title game in NCAA Tournament...

4th-Grade Girl Not Allowed to Participate in Boy’s Basketball Tournament

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April 7th, 2014
NEW MEXICO (WGGB) -- On the court, 10 year-old Jaelyn Bates is nearly unstoppable, whether she's playing with her male or female teammates. That's why she began playing on the boys team in her local league in New Mexico. "If there's not...

John Lackey Sharp Again, Red Sox Beat Rangers 5-1

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo) BOSTON (AP) -- John Lackey pitched seven strong innings, Jackie Bradley Jr. singled in two runs and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The Red Sox never lost...

Springfield Falcons Clinch AHL Northeast Division Title

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April 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons have clinched the American Hockey League's Northeast Division title. The Falcons captured their second-straight title following a 4-3 loss by the Albany Devils on Sunday. Ticket packages...

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

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April 7th, 2014
by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Alonzo Mourning and NCAA championship-winning coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams have been voted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Richardson was chosen 20 years...

Logano Holds On for Sprint Cup Wwin in Texas

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Larry Papke) by STEPHEN HAWKINS, Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps after a late caution Monday in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh...

Earnhardt Jr. Out of Texas Race After Fiery Wreck

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April 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/LM Otero) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the race at Texas after a wreck. Earnhardt drove into the rain-drenched grass and then had a fiery crash against the wall after just three laps...

TD Garden in Boston to Get $70M Makeover

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April 7th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — The home arena of the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics is getting a $70 million makeover. TD Garden owner Delaware North Companies Inc. announced Monday that the two-year-project includes the expansion and relocation of...

Red Sox Place 3B Will Middlebrooks on Disabled List

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list with a right calf strain and called up infielder Brock Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket. The move is retroactive...

Gallardo Pitches Brewers to 4-0 Win Over Red Sox

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April 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 4-0 victory Sunday. The...