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Washington Football Team makes NFL history with first full-time Black woman coach

ABC NewsBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Washington Football Team made NFL history Tuesday when they added Jennifer King to their roster as assistant running backs coach.King, who has been a trailblazer on and off the gridiron, is the first Black woman to coach full time in the league. She follows the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 01/26/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONAtlanta 108, L.A. Clippers 99Houston 107, Washington 88Utah 108, New York 94NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 3, NY Rangers 2Philadelphia 5, New Jersey 3Washington 3, NY Islanders 2Florida 4, Columbus 3 (SO)Boston 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)Winnipeg 6, Edmonton 4Los Angeles 2, Minnesota 1Nashville…read more »

Tom Brady’s father opens up about three-week battle with COVID-19

Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesBy ABC News (NEW YORK) — Tom Brady, the star quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is currently training hard for the Super Bowl in two weeks. However, little did fans know, Brady was secretly worrying about his parents at the start of the season because they were battling COVID-19.Tom Brady Sr. opened up…read more »

Australian tennis legend receives top public service honor despite homophobic remarks

Morgan Hancock/Getty ImagesBy BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For decades, Margaret Court was the pride of Australia.In her 17 years on the professional tennis circuit, the now 78-year-old notched up a record 24 singles Grand Slam titles, making her the most successful female tennis player in Australian history.But Court’s legacy has been profoundly…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/25/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOrlando 117, Charlotte 108Detroit 119, Philadelphia 104Indiana 129, Toronto 114Brooklyn 98, Miami 85L.A. Lakers 115, Cleveland 108Denver 117, Dallas 113Boston 119, Chicago 103Oklahoma City 125, Portland 122Golden State 130, Minnesota 108Sacramento at Memphis 8 p.m. (Postponed)San Antonio at New Orleans 9…read more »

Peyton Manning weighs in on Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes Super Bowl matchup

artisteer/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Happiness can go hand-in-hand with success and a new Super Bowl ad tapped some of the world’s most accomplished athletes, including Peyton Manning and Serena Williams, to show how they have fun off the playing field.Michelob Ultra’s newest ad campaign poses the question: “Are you happy because you…read more »

Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers advance to Super Bowl 55

33ft/iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — It’s a contest of the rising young star quarterback versus the G.O.A.T. — Austin Mahomes versus Tom Brady — in the upcoming Super Bowl.The Kansas City Chiefs will square off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next Sunday after emerging victorious over the Buffalo Bills in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, winning…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/24/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONToronto 107, Indiana 102LA Clippers 108, Oklahoma City 100Boston 141, Cleveland 103Charlotte 107, Orlando 104San Antonio 121, Washington 101Milwaukee 129, Atlanta 115Portland 116, New York 113Sacramento at Memphis (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEChicago 6, Detroit 2Buffalo 4, Washington 3 (SO)Vegas 1, Arizona 0Toronto…read more »