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Contract extension to keep LeBron James with the Lakers

Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images By CARMEN COX, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — NBA star LeBron James is staying with the Los Angeles Lakers.Under a new deal worth $85 million, James has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the team into 2023, his agent, Rich Paul, told multiple news outlets Wednesday.…read more »

More Ravens test positive for COVID-19 ahead of game with Steelers

33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Baltimore Ravens are scheduled to face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday afternoon despite more positive cases of COVID-19 reportedly being identified within the Ravens organization.Sources tell ESPN Baltimore had two more positive tests come back before the team left for Pittsburgh on Tuesday. The tests belong…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/1/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLWisconsin 82, Green Bay 42Creighton 94, Nebraska-Omaha 67Villanova 87, Hartford 53North Carolina, 67 Stanford 63Virginia 76, St. Francis (Pa.) 51Texas 66, Indiana 44Michigan St. 75, Duke 69Kentucky 65, Kansas 62MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERSeattle 1, FC Dallas 0Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 11/30/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUESeattle 23, Philadelphia 17TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLTexas 78, Davidson 76North Carolina 78, UNLV 51Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith recovering from open heart surgery for birth defect found due to COVID-19

Timothy T Ludwig/Getty ImagesBY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith is feeling “great” as he recovers from open heart surgery for a birth defect that was detected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Smith received a presumptive positive test result when the Vikings reported for training camp in July,…read more »

NFL fines Saints, Patriots for COVID-19 violations, investigating two other teams

Bryan Allen/Getty ImagesBy IVAN PEREIRA and KATIE CONWAY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The NFL cracked down this weekend on two teams who broke the league’s coronavirus-related policies and are looking into two other teams for possible violations, according to reports.The league fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 after the players and the team posted a…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 11/29/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEAtlanta 43, Las Vegas 6Buffalo 27, LA Chargers 17Cleveland 27, Jacksonville 25Miami 20, NY Jets 3Minnesota 28, Carolina 27NY Giants 19, Cincinnati 17New England 20, Arizona 17Tennessee 45, Indianapolis 26New Orleans 31 Denver 3San Francisco 23, LA Rams 20Kansas City 27,…read more »

San Francisco 49ers not allowed to play in stadium for 3 weeks under new COVID-19 restrictions

Michael Vi/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — The San Francisco 49ers will not be allowed to practice or play in their stadium for three weeks under new county health restrictions that prohibit contact sports.Stanford University’s athletics, including its football program, will also be affected.Santa Clara County health officials announced the new restrictions on…read more »

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