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Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

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...

Young Talents Shine at Junior PGA Event

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July 3rd, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- 162 young golfers from across Western Mass and Connecticut took part in the 2014 Connecticut Section Junior PGA Championship at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick on Wednesday. It was the second day of the event...

Cubs Complete Sweep Over Red Sox, 16-9

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July 2nd, 2014
By KEN POWTAK Associated Press (Ctsy: MGNOnline, peteaylward) BOSTON (AP) -- Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Chicago Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night,...

Murray Knocked Out in Quarters at Wimbledon by Dimitrov

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July 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, making his breakthrough after...

Sac Fly Helps Cubs Top Red Sox 2-1

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July 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Luis Valbuena broke a ninth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Anthony Rizzo started the inning with a single off Koji...

US Eliminated from World Cup with 2-1 Loss to Belgium

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July 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) -- They captured the hearts of America - from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House. Capturing the World Cup will have to...