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Naomi Osaka speaks out against recent anti-Asian attacks

Andy Cheung/Getty ImagesBy ARYANA AZARI, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tennis star Naomi Osaka took to social media to condemn the recent anti-Asian violence in the United States.”If people loved Asian people as much as they love bubble tea, anime, mochi, sushi, matcha etc…” Osaka, who was born to a Japanese mother and Haitian father, wrote…read more »

WNBA star Renee Montgomery opens up about battles off the court for racial equality

ABCBy MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) — WNBA star Renee Montgomery made the life-changing decision last year to leave her 11-year basketball career behind to advocate for racial justice. Though leaving her stellar career with the Atlanta Dream was daunting, she’s made history in the process.Montgomery announced last June she would not participate in…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/28/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 2, Baltimore 1Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Yankees 2Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 5Texas 12, Chicago Cubs 8Chicago White Sox 7, Arizona 4Oakland 9, San Francisco 3Kansas City 6, Colorado 3LA Angels 6, LA Dodgers 5San Diego 3, Cleveland 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 8, Minnesota…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/27/21

iStockBY: ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s games:    ——    NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION  Final  Washington     106  Detroit        92  Final  Houston        129  Minnesota      107  Final  New York       102  Milwaukee      96  Final  San Antonio    120 …read more »

What March Madness looks like on college campuses during the pandemic

Courtesy of Gonzaga UniversityBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SPOKANE, Wash.) — During March Madness at Gonzaga University, students typically are found camped around the Spokane, Washington, campus, or packed into its arena to root on the Bulldogs — if they didn’t travel to the tournament cities themselves.This year, of course, is different. Non-essential travel is discouraged…read more »

COVID’s impact on college athletes’ mental health and performance

Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesBy DANA ALKHOURI, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Student athletes are used to having routines and game schedules. But that regimen was taken away as of March 2020, as lockdowns and restrictions were put in place throughout the country to combat COVID-19.Some college athletes and experts shared with ABC News the toll they said…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/26/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Phoenix      104  Toronto       100Brooklyn     113  Detroit       111Boston       122  Milwaukee     114Denver       113  New Orleans   108Portland     112  Orlando       105Minnesota    107  Houston       101Charlotte    110  Miami         105Indiana      109  Dallas        94Utah         117  Memphis       114Atlanta      124  Golden State  108L.A. Lakers  100  Cleveland     86NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Washington   4  New…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/25/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPortland 125, Miami 122New York 106, Washington 102LA Clippers 98, San Antonio 85Sacramento 141, Golden State 119Philadelphia 109, LA Lakers 101NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPittsburgh 4, Buffalo 0Washington 4, New Jersey 3Carolina 4, Columbus 3 (OT)NY Rangers 8, Philadelphia 3NY Islanders 4, Boston…read more »