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Williams Savors Entry into Basketball Hall of Fame

August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) by DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Gary Williams will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. It is an achievement he does not take lightly. The...

Basketball Hall Beckons for Alonzo Mourning

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Alonzo Mourning was urged to keep his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to 10 minutes. He's going to need more time than that. Mourning will be...

AP Sources: Trump First Up in Meeting with Bills

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The sale of the Buffalo Bills has entered the next phase with prospective ownership groups meeting with team officials to prepare their formal...

Kelly Leads Red Sox Over Former Team in 2-1 Win

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August 7th, 2014
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Xander Bogaerts drove in both runs, including a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night. The matchup of Shelby Miller and Joe Kelly, former teammates...

Boy who Won ESPY for TD Run in Nebraska has Cancer Recurrence

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August 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lincoln Journal Star, Matt Ryerson, File) LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The 8-year-old who received national attention for his touchdown run in the 2013 Nebraska spring football game has had a recurrence of brain cancer. Jack Hoffman, from...

2014 Basketball Enshrinement Preview

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August 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Ma (WGGB)---The city of Springfield is finishing up their final preps for this year's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement events. Things kick off tomorrow afternoon with an autograph session for fans, a press conference with 2014...

Capuano Out-Pitches Verlander, as Yanks Top Tigers

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August 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Capuano out-pitched Justin Verlander while Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered to send the New York Yankees past the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Wednesday night. The Yankees have taken two of the first...

Tiger Woods Arrives at Valhalla, Practices

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August 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship. Woods finally arrived at Valhalla on Wednesday, leaving him enough time to play nine...

Mohegan Sun Buys Pro Lacrosse Team in Philly

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August 6th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The Mohegan Sun casino and its parent company have announced their purchase of a professional lacrosse team that will begin playing in eastern Connecticut in December. Mohegan Sun and...

Red Sox’ Victorino Undergoes Season-Ending Back Surgery

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August 6th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The Red Sox have only had the services of outfielder Shane Victorino for 30 games in 2014 and now his season is officially over. The Red Sox announced that Victorino had successful surgery on his...

Red Sox Start Road Trip with 3-2 Loss to Cardinals

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August 5th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam) ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two out in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Cardinals won their third in a row...

Red Sox Send Craig to Disabled List 5 Days after Trade

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August 5th, 2014
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson) BOSTON (WGGB) -- One of the newest additions to the Red Sox lineup is now headed to the disabled list. Just five days after coming to Boston in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals, outfielder Allen Craig's ankle...

Spurs Hire First Full-Time Female Assistant Coach in NBA

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August 5th, 2014
(AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani) (AP) -- As a 5-foot-6 point guard, decorated WNBA veteran Becky Hammon has never had the experience of shattering a backboard with a dunk. She's busting through the glass ceiling instead. The San Antonio Spurs...

Clinic Owner Charged with Distributing Steroids

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August 5th, 2014
MIAMI (AP) -- Federal authorities are charging the owner of a defunct Florida clinic accused of providing steroids and other banned substances to Major League Baseball players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. According to Miami...

UMass Football Kicks Off Training Camp with Renewed Optimism

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August 4th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- Don't look now but it's almost football season. The UMass Minutemen kicked off training camp Monday.  Crews were hard at work Monday making final touches on the newly renovated McGuirk stadium at UMass. The sign out...