Sports News

Scoreboard roundup — 8/17/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEHouston 2, Colorado 1San Diego 14, Texas 4Arizona 4, Oakland 3LA Angels 7, San Francisco 6LA Dodgers 11, Seattle 9AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 6, Boston 3Toronto 7, Baltimore 2Minnesota 4, Kansas City 1Chi White Sox 7, Detroit 2NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 3, Chi…read more »

New app fueling Mike Tyson’s return to the ring

powerofforever/iStockBy VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson teased fans for weeks — posting workout videos and cryptic messages on social media — before finally announcing his long-awaited return to the ring. I. AM. BACK. #legendsonlyleague. September 12th vs @RealRoyJonesJr on #Triller and PPV #frontlinebattle @TysonLeague — Mike Tyson…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/16/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEWashington 6, Baltimore 5Chi White Sox 7, St. Louis 2Colorado 10, Texas 6L.A. Dodgers 8, L.A. Angels 3Oakland 15, San Francisco 3AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 8, Detroit 5Tampa Bay 1, Toronto 0Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2Houston 3, Seattle 2Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 5N.Y.…read more »

Washington Football Team names Jason Wright as NFL’s first Black team president

33ft/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — As the NFL prepares to kick of the regular season, the Washington Football Team made a historic announcement Monday naming Jason Wright the league’s first ever Black team president.The newest addition to the Washington organization joined ABC News’ Good Morning America exclusively to discuss the opportunity and…read more »

Concern for college town businesses amid postponed football season

Roberto Micheli/iStock(NEW YORK) – This past week, officials in five of the nation’s biggest college football conferences, often referred to as the Power Five, made decisions that resulted in some of the country’s elite college football programs cancelling their fall seasons.   The Big Ten and PAC-12 have postponed their fall football seasons, as well as…read more »

NCAA conferences forging ahead amid COVID-19 ‘moving into very trouble waters’

jetcityimage/iStockBy ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — With at least three major collegiate athletic conferences — the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Big East — forgoing fall athletics, including football, those choosing to play games during the COVID-19 pandemic may find the path quite difficult.”We’re moving into very troubled waters,” Dr. Brian Hainline, senior vice…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/13/20

By ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 11, Philadelphia 4St. Louis at Detroit (Postponed)St. Louis at Detroit (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 17, Boston 8NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 8, Washington 2Pittsburgh 9, Cincinnati 6Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 2L.A. Dodgers 11, San Diego 2NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 96, Boston 90Sacramento 136, L.A.…read more »

NCAA chief medical officer: ‘It’s a very narrow path to get fall sports right’

jetcityimage/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — As some college athletic conferences postpone fall sports and others forge ahead, Dr. Brian Hainline, senior vice president and chief medical officer at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), warned Thursday, “It’s a very narrow path to get fall sports right.”“In April, we were envisioning that there…read more »