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Vanderbilt Rallies, Beats UMass 34-31

September 13th, 2014
Vanderbilt running back Ralph Webb (26) celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown on a 4-yard run against Massachusetts in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt completed...

Friday Football Fever: Week Two

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September 12th, 2014
(WGGB) -- While teams from across Western Mass. square off on the field, ABC40 was working to bring you all the highlights, scores, and reaction from an exciting night of high school football. There were plenty of close-fought match-ups and...

Red Sox Drop Royals Out of First with 4-2 Win

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September 12th, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night. Kansas...

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Indicted on Child Abuse

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September 12th, 2014
HOUSTON, TX (WGGB/AP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his...

Pistorius Can Compete Again in Paralympics

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September 12th, 2014
photo MGN-Online LONDON (AP) -- The International Paralympic Committee says Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend. The South African double-amputee runner was found guilty...

Union Reps to Discuss NFL Drug Policy Again

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September 12th, 2014
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Player representatives to the union will discuss the NFL's latest drug policy proposal during a second conference call. The call is scheduled for late afternoon and a vote on the changes...

Orioles Slugger Chris Davis Suspended 25 games

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September 12th, 2014
photo MGN By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) -- Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason. Baltimore started play Friday leading the AL...

Marlins’ Stanton Hit in Face by Pitch, Leaves in Ambulance

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September 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night. The Marlins said the major league...

Buchholz Gets 6th-Straight Win as Red Sox Top Royals 6-3

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September 12th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Reidel) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory Thursday night that ended a four-game losing...

Red Sox Dustin Pedroia has Season-Ending Surgery

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September 11th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had season-ending surgery on his left wrist Thursday to repair a tendon, clean out scar tissue and reduce some inflammation. The surgery was...

Athlete of the Week: Renaissance Soccer’s Sam Asomoah

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September 11th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)-----For Renaissance soccer forward Sam Asomoah the soccer field serves as a getaway from the outside world. Like many players, soccer serves a greater purpose for him than just a sport. "Playing soccer will help you to get...

Tim Tebow to Join ‘Good Morning America’

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September 11th, 2014
(ABC/Ida Mae Astute) (WGGB) -- Quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow has been named a contributor for Good Morning America. ABC News announced Thursday that Tebow will join the morning program on Monday, September 15. The network...

Former FBI Director to Probe NFL’s Handling of Rice Case

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September 10th, 2014
(AP Photo/File) NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman...

Orioles Complete Sweep of Red Sox with 10-6 Win

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September 10th, 2014
(AP Photo) BOSTON (AP) — When Wei-Yin Chen saw right fielder Nick Markakis make a diving grab in the fifth inning, sure, he thought about a perfect game. Chen didn't permit a runner until the sixth, Adam Jones helped provide an early...

AP Source Says Rice Video Sent to NFL Months Ago

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September 10th, 2014
by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see...