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WNBA stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesBy LESLEY MESSER and CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News(NEW YORK) — To his countless fans, Kobe Bryant was a larger-than-life basketball star with an Academy Award and burgeoning career in the entertainment industry.But to his friends and family, the late L.A. Laker was also a doting father to four daughters, a romantic husband to…read more »

Thom Brennaman’s apology for anti-LGBTQ slur falls flat, advocates say

Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesBy KARMA ALLEN and TONY MORRISON, ABC News(CINCINNATI) — LGBTQ advocates are pressuring broadcast executives to sever ties with veteran Cincinnati Reds play-by-play man Thom Brennaman amid growing outrage over his use of an anti-gay slur caught on a hot mic.Brennaman, who also announces NFL games for Fox, shocked many during Wednesday night’s…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/20/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEToronto 3, Philadelphia 2Houston 10, Colorado 8Toronto 9, Philadelphia 8LA Dodgers 6, Seattle 1Minnesota 7, Milwaukee 1Cleveland 2, Pittsburgh 0San Diego 8, Texas 7Oakland 5, Arizona 1San Francisco 10, LA Angels 5AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 10, NY Yankees 5Chi White Sox 9,…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/19/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBoston 6, Philadelphia 3Kansas City 4, Cincinnati 0Cincinnati 5, Kansas City 0Cleveland 6, Pittsburgh 1Milwaukee 9, Minnesota 3Houston 13, Colorado 6San Diego 6, Texas 3Oakland 4, Arizona 1Seattle 6, L.A. Dodgers 4San Francisco 7, L.A. Angels 2AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 5, Baltimore 2Tampa…read more »

Top two NBA seeds upset in game 1 of first round of playoffs

cmannphoto/iStock By ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Portland Trailblazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers100-93 Tuesday, while the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Orlando Magic 122-110.Watch the full report from ABC’s Good Morning America: Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »

Ohio State quarterback discusses ‘We Want to Play’ college football petition

ABC NewsBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — When Big Ten officials announced the decision to cancel fall sports this year, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields hatched the idea to start a petition online requesting the conference reinstate the 2020 football season. Fields’ petition, called “We Want to Play,” now has over 270,000 signatures.On Wednesday, Fields spoke…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/18/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Houston 2, Colorado 1 (11)San Francisco 8, LA Angels 2San Diego 6, Texas 4Arizona 10, Oakland 1Cleveland 6, Pittsburgh 3
LA Dodgers 2, Seattle 1Philadelphia 13, Boston 6Cincinnati at Kansas City (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 6, NY Yankees 3Toronto 8,…read more »

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