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Report: Hall of Fame baseball manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

Sean M. Haffey/Getty ImagesBy ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Tommy Lasorda, the Hall of Fame manager who led the Dodgers to 2 World Series titles, has died at the age of 93. In a statement, the Dodgers said Lasorda went into cardiac arrest at 10:09 p.m. Thursday night. He was taken to the hospital with…read more »

Simone Biles shares message about athletes expressing their opinions

Craig Barritt/Getty Images for SK-IIBy MEGAN STONE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Simone Biles says she’s more than just a four-time Olympic gold medalist, she is a person who has the right to freely express her own opinions.The acclaimed gymnast, like many public figures, reacted in horror when rioters overtook the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday.”Embarrassed…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/7/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 122, Philadelphia 109Cleveland 94, Memphis 90Denver 124, Dallas 117 (OT)Portland 135 Minnesota 117San Antonio 118, LA Lakers 109TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 86, BYU 69Iowa 89, Maryland 67Wisconsin 80, Indiana 73Colorado 79, Oregon 72Illinois 81, Northwestern 56Santa Clara at Gonzaga (Canceled)Copyright ©…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/6/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOrlando 105, Cleveland 94Indiana 114, Houston 107Philadelphia 141, Washington 136New York 112, Utah 100Charlotte 102, Atlanta 94Boston 107, Miami 105Oklahoma City 111, New Orleans 110Milwaukee 130, Detroit 115Phoenix 123, Toronto 115Sacramento 128, Chicago 124LA Clippers 108, Golden State 101TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLBaylor…read more »

University of Alabama’s DeVonta Smith wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

artisteer/iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Heisman Trust awarded the coveted Heisman Trophy to University of Alabama senior DeVonta Smith Tuesday night. The Crimson Tide player is the first wide receiver since 1991 to win one of college football’s highest individual honors.Smith delivered an inspiring message to young athletes during the virtual ceremony.You can watch…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/5/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 130, Utah 96LA Lakers 94, Memphis 92Denver 123, Minnesota 116San Antonio 116, LA Clippers 113Chicago 106, Portland 103TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLTexas 78, Iowa St. 72Texas Tech 82, Kansas St. 71Clemson 74, NC State 70TCU 82, Kansas 71Mississippi St. 78, Missouri 63Michigan…read more »

Soccer star Alex Morgan recovering from COVID-19, she says

artisteer/iStockBy Good Morning America, GMA(LOS ANGELES) — Soccer star Alex Morgan contracted COVID-19 while in California over the holidays, she revealed Tuesday.Morgan, a co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team, tweeted that her family has also tested positive, adding that everyone is “in good spirits and recovering well.”Morgan is married to fellow soccer player Servando…read more »

Browns’ head coach tests positive for COVID-19

Julio Aguilar/Getty ImagesBy MORGAN WINSOR and ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (CLEVELAND) — The head coach for the Cleveland Browns, Kevin Stefanski, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Browns announced in a Twitter statement Tuesday.The football team’s contingency plan is to have special teams coordinator Mike Priefer serve as acting head coach. The news comes just…read more »

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