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Budweiser celebrates soccer star Lionel Messi’s record-setting goal with custom beer bottles for every goalie he scored on

Photo by Rodrigo Varela / ESPN ImagesBY LOUIS MILMAN(SAINT LOUIS, Mo.) — For countless fans around the world, beer is the perfect way to celebrate their team scoring a goal. For 160 professional goalkeepers around the world, getting a customized beer bottle will serve as a reminder of the scores they’ve allowed.   644 goals…read more »

Houston Rockets’ James Harden could be cleared to play Sunday

Matt_Brown/iStockBY LOUIS MILMAN(HOUSTON) — Houston Rockets star James Harden could return to the court this weekend if he continues to test negative for the coronavirus, ESPN reports.Harden was fined $50,000 and ruled unavailable for the team’s scheduled season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday due to a violation of the league’s COVID-19 protocols.…read more »

Detroit Lions will be without head coach due to COVID-19 protocols

Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN ImagesBy LOUIS MILMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Detroit Lions will be on their third head coach of the season on Saturday, after interim head coach Darrell Bevell was deemed unable to coach due to COVID-19 protocols.Detroit is scheduled to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday. On…read more »

NBA postpones Houston Rockets’ season opener over COVID-19 cases

cmannphoto/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Houston Rockets were slated to kick off their regular season Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder but the game was postponed due to COVID-19.The NBA put Houston’s season opener on pause after three players tested positive or inconclusive for the novel coronavirus. Also on Wednesday, video…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/23/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland 121, Charlotte 114Orlando 113, Miami 107Indiana 121, New York 107Philadelphia 113, Washington 107New Orleans 113, Toronto 99Boston 122, Milwaukee 121San Antonio 131, Memphis 119Minnesota 111, Detroit 101Atlanta 124, Chicago 104Sacramento 124, Denver 122 (OT)Utah 120 Portland 100Phoenix 106, Dallas 102Oklahoma…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/22/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 125, Golden State 99LA Clippers 116, LA Lakers 109TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALLBYU 49, UCF 23TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 95, Northwestern St. 78Kansas 79, West Virginia 65Iowa 70, Purdue 55Houston 76, Temple 50Wisconsin 67, Nebraska 53Missouri 54, Bradley 53Texas Tech 69, Oklahoma 67Virginia…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 12/21/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUECincinnati 27, Pittsburgh 17TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 95, Northwestern St. 57Baylor 99, Ark.-Pine Bluff 42Tennessee 102, Saint Joseph’s 66Florida St. 72, Gardner-Webb 59Virginia Tech 84, Longwood 58Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »

College basketball star gives hopeful update after collapsing during game

Mary Holt/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — University of Florida basketball player Keyontae Johnson is awake and recovering after a terrifying fall sent him to the hospital and into a medically-induced coma.The 21-year-old junior from Norfolk, Virginia collapsed in the middle of a game against Florida State on Dec. 12. After receiving…read more »