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Scoreboard roundup — 3/31/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPortland 124, Detroit 101Miami 92, Indiana 87Brooklyn 120, Houston 108Dallas 113, Boston 108Minnesota 102, New York 101Oklahoma City 113, Toronto 103Utah 111, Memphis 107San Antonio 120, Sacramento 106Phoenix 121, Chicago 116Milwaukee 112, LA Lakers 97NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 6, Philadelphia 1Toronto 3,…read more »

Supreme Court questions NCAA limits on student athlete compensation

Jack Dempsey/NCAA Photos via Getty ImagesBy DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — With March Madness in full swing, the National Collegiate Athletic Association on Wednesday faced off against a group of former college athletes at the U.S. Supreme Court in a long-running dispute over limits on education-related compensation.The NCAA and its biggest, most lucrative athletic conferences…read more »

Report: Seahawks sign WR Tyler Lockett to 4-year extension

Abbie Parr(SEATTLE) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett has signed a 4-year, $69.2 million extension with the team, according to an ESPN report. The deal includes $37 million guaranteed.Lockett is coming off of a career year in Seattle, posting personal highs across the board with 100 receptions and 1054 yards in 16 games.Some of…read more »

NYC sports arenas welcoming fully vaccinated fans back, other businesses may follow

littleny/iStockBy Ivan Pereira, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Across the country, tens of millions of Americans received a tangible bill of health following their vaccinations against the coronavirus.And in New York’s biggest arenas, that vaccination card will be their ticket back to indoor events.This week, Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center will be the first major…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/30/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEAtlanta 5, Boston 3Milwaukee 6, Texas 3Colorado 2, Chicago White Sox 1Arizona 3, Cleveland 2LA Dodgers 6, LA Angels 4Pittsburgh 1, Minnesota 1AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 5, Detroit 0NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 114, Washington 104Denver 104 Philadelphia 95Phoenix 117, Atlanta 110Orlando 103, LA…read more »

Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing after bird strike

matimix/iStockBy MARK OSBORNE, MINA KAJI, and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) — The Utah Jazz’s team charter was forced to return to the gate at Salt Lake City International Airport Tuesday afternoon due to a bird strike.A Utah Jazz spokesperson confirmed to ABC News the Jazz team charter “returned safely to the Salt…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/29/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 132, Indiana 124Brooklyn 112, Minnesota 107Miami 98, New York 88New Orleans 115, Boston 109Dallas 127, Oklahoma City 106Memphis 120, Houston 110Detroit 118, Toronto 104Sacramento 132, San Antonio 115Utah 114, Cleveland 75Golden State 116, Chicago 102LA Clippers 129, Milwaukee 105NATIONAL HOCKEY…read more »

Fordham hiring Villanova’s Neptune as head coach

Porter Binks/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Fordham University will hire Villanova assistant coach Kyle Neptune as the next head basketball coach, according to multiple media reports and confirmed by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello.  This will be Neptune first head coaching job.  The 36-year-old from Brooklyn starred at Lehigh University before joining the…read more »