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Argentina Beats Belgium 1-0 to Reach Semis

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...

Serena Williams Pulls Out of Wimbledon with ‘Bug’

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July 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) by HOWARD FENDRICH, Associated Press LONDON (AP) -- Diagnosed with a viral illness, Serena Williams pulled out of her Wimbledon doubles match with sister Venus after only three games Tuesday. Serena, who lost in the...

Court to Reconsider Barry Bonds’ Felony Conviction

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July 1st, 2014
Courtesy: MGN Online SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds' felony conviction for obstruction of justice. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a special panel of 11 judges will...

Sharapova Falls to Kerber in 3 Sets at Wimbledon

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July 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis) by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) — Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, ending her bid to win a second...

Nadal Loses to 19-Year-Old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

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July 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis) LONDON (AP) — Two-time champion Rafael Nadal lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon to 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios of Australia 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 Tuesday. The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces...

Boston Marathon Charity Runners Raise $38.4M

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July 1st, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) — Runners participating in the Boston Marathon on behalf of nonprofit organizations raised more than $38 million this year. The record $38.4 million raised on behalf of more than 300 charities nearly...

Aaron Hernandez Featured in Gators 2014 Calendar

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July 1st, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The University of Florida says a 2014 sports calendar featuring former Gator and New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez was approved before he was charged with killing three men. School spokesman Daniel...

NCAA Reopens Investigation into Academics at UNC

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July 1st, 2014
Former UNC Professor Mary Willingham, who revealed the so-called "paper classes" at UNC, which helped athletes keep eligibility. RALIEGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham said Monday that NCAA investigators will take...