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Texas Rangers to reopen stadium at full capacity despite COVID-19 case numbers

33ft/iStockBy Ivan Pereira, ABC News(ARLINGTON, Texas) — The Texas Rangers are scheduled to make a bold move for their home opener Monday that has some medical experts and President Joe Biden concerned.Globe Life Field in Arlington will be the first Major League Baseball stadium to reopen at full capacity — roughly 40,000 seats — since…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 04/04/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEMinnesota 8, Milwaukee 2AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 3, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 9, Detroit 3Baltimore 1,1 Boston 3Texas 7, Kansas City 3Houston 9, Oakland 2L.A. Angels 7, Chicago White Sox 4NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 2, Atlanta 1Cincinnati 12, St. Louis 1Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3L.A. Dodgers…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/4/21

iStockBY: ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores from yesterday’s games:     INTERLEAGUE  Final  Miami      12  Tampa Bay       7  Final  Minnesota   2  Milwaukee       0  Final  Seattle     4  San Francisco   0    ——    AMERICAN LEAGUE  Final  Baltimore     …read more »

MLB moves All-Star Game out of Atlanta over voting law controversy

nuttiwut rodbangpong/iStockBy Mark Osborne and Quinn Scanlan, ABC News(ATLANTA) — MLB has moved this year’s All-Star Game out of Atlanta following controversy generated by Georgia’s restrictive new voting law.”Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance, among others, to listen…read more »

Oklahoma hires Loyola-Chicago’s Porter Moser

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Oklahoma has announced the hiring Loyola-Chicago’s Porter Moser as its next head coach. Moser takes over for Lon Kruger, who retired after 45 years in coaching last month, including the last ten with the Sooners. In a statement announcing the hiring, Oklahoma Vice President…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/1/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEMilwaukee 6, Minnesota 5Tampa Bay 1, Miami 0Seattle 8, San Francisco 7AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 3, Cleveland 2Toronto 3, NY Yankees 2Kansas City 14, Texas 10LA Angels 4, Chi White Sox 3Houston 8, Oakland 1Baltimore at Boston (Postponed)NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Chi Cubs 3Philadelphia…read more »

MLB’s opening day marked by a COVID-19 postponement, weather impacts and limited fans

nuttiwut rodbangpong/iStock(NEW YORK) — COVID-19- and weather-related postponements and limited but enthusiastic fans marked MLB’s highly anticipated opening day.Stadiums across the country welcomed back fans Thursday for the first time in over a year, after teams played to mostly empty or cardboard cutout-filled stands last season due to COVID-19 restrictions.Both the pandemic and inclement weather…read more »

How these female coaches are breaking barriers in the MLB

33ft/iStockBy Danielle Genet, ABC News(NEW YORK) — April 1 is Opening Day for the sport long considered America’s “favorite pastime.” This season, MLB will have a record 23 female coaches in its lineup — either on the field or in professional-development roles. Among the women starting this season is 30-year-old Bianca Smith, who made history in…read more »