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Scoreboard roundup -- 3/2/21
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMemphis 125, Washington 111Atlanta 94, Miami 80Boston 117, LA Clippers 112San Antonio 119, New York 93Denver 128, Milwaukee 97Phoenix 114, LA Lakers 104Detroit at Toronto (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Rangers 3, Buffalo 2Columbus 4, Detroit 1Montreal 3, Ottawa 1NY Islanders 2, New Jersey 1Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 2Winnipeg 5, Vancouver 2Carolina 4, Nashville 2Tampa Bay 2, Dallas 0TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLIllinois 76, Michigan 53Baylor 94, West Virginia 89Alabama 70, Auburn 58Arkansas 101, South Carolina 73Texas 81, Iowa St. 67Texas Tech 69, TCU 49Purdue 73, Wisconsin 69Copyright © 2021,...
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Will HBCUs recruit more five-star athletes?
mj0007/iStock By: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) – Last summer, five-star high school basketball recruit Makur Maker was weighing offers from top college programs like Kentucky and UCLA. He turned down all of those offers, instead choosing to attend Howard University in Washington D.C.Maker felt he could be successful at Howard even though the Bison won just four games the year prior and had not appeared in the NCAA Tournament since the early nineties. He said he wanted to attend a historically black college and encourage more top recruits to follow his lead and "make the HBCU movement real.” Historically...
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Lawyer for family of girl injured in pre-Super Bowl crash speaks out: ABC News exclusive
The Young family By DOUG VOLLMAYER, NICHOLAS COULSON and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The family attorney for a 5-year-old girl involved in a devastating three-car crash last month is speaking out for the first time.In an exclusive interview with ABC News' Good Morning America, Tom Porto, the family attorney of the Young family -- whose daughter, Ariel, was injured after former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid struck their vehicle -- is describing the severity of the wreck that nearly killed the 5-year-old girl.Ariel is still fighting for her life in a Kansas City, Missouri,...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 3/1/21
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 130, Orlando 124Philadelphia 130, Indiana 114Denver 118, Chicago 112New Orleans 129, Utah 124Brooklyn 124, San Antonio 113 (OT)Cleveland 101, Houston 90Portland 123, Charlotte 111NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOttawa 5, Calgary 1Carolina 3, Florida 2 (OT)Vancouver 4, Winnipeg 0Vegas 5, Minnesota 4 (OT)St. Louis 5, Anaheim 4Toronto 3, Edmonton 0San Jose 6, Colorado 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLOklahoma St. 79, Oklahoma 75Virginia 62, Miami 51Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona
Scott Halleran/Getty Images BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- NFL star JJ Watt announced on Twitter that he is signing with the Arizona Cardinals. source: me. pic.twitter.com/1Y6okQBUy5 — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 1, 2021 ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the deal is two-years and is worth $31 million with $23 million guaranteed. Watt asked for his release from the Houston Texans in February and the team granted him it on February 12. He announced the release in a video on Twitter. Houston, I wanted you to hear this directly from me... pic.twitter.com/YqT3P6Lb6l — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) February 12, 2021...
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Tiger Woods breaks silence after crash
Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Match By CARMEN COX, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Tiger Woods tweeted a message of love after fans and fellow golfers took to the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship wearing his signature Sunday red as a tribute to the star athlete."It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts," Woods tweeted Sunday evening. "To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time." It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 2/28/21
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 105, LA Clippers 100Boston 111, Washington 110New York 109, Detroit 90Miami 109, Atlanta 99LA Lakers 117, Golden State 91Memphis 133, Houston 84Phoenix 118 Minnesota 99Charlotte 127, Sacramento 126Chicago at Toronto (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 4, NY Rangers 1Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 0Nashville 3, Columbus 1Washington 3, New Jersey 2NY Islanders 2, Pittsburgh 0Chicago 7, Detroit 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLIowa 73, Ohio St. 57Butler 73, Villanova 61Houston 98, South Florida 52Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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Vanessa Bryant seeks to name LA County deputies who shared photos of Kobe Bryant crash site
iStock/naveen0301 BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, is seeking to publicly name the Los Angeles County deputies who allegedly shared the photos of the helicopter crash site that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.In September, Vanessa Bryant sued the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department over the sharing of the "unauthorized" photos, seeking damages for negligence, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress.Vanessa Bryant's lawyers filed an amended complaint on Wednesday that added the deputies and the Los Angeles County Fire Department as defendants in the lawsuit.The new...
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Jeremy Lin says he was called 'coronavirus' on court, denounces racism against Asians
VCG/VCG via Getty Images By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Basketball star Jeremy Lin said he was called "coronavirus" on the court in a social media post in which he denounced racism against Asian Americans."Being an Asian American doesn't mean we don't experience poverty and racism," Lin shared on social media late Thursday. "Being a 9-year NBA veteran doesn't protect me from being called 'coronavirus' on the court."Lin didn't state when the incident took place. The G League is now investigating Lin's claim, ESPN reported.Racist attacks have soared against the Asian community amid the pandemic as COVID-19 first...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 2/25/21
Sports News February 26th, 2021, 5:05am
Scoreboard roundup -- 2/25/21
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 111, Dallas 97Brooklyn 129, Orlando 92New York 140, Sacramento 121Memphis 122, LA Clippers 94Washington 112, Denver 110Milwaukee 129, New Orleans 125NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEChicago 2, Columbus 0Ottawa 6, Calgary 1NY Islanders 7, Boston 2Washington 5, Pittsburgh 2New Jersey 4, Buffalo 3 (OT)Florida 3, Dallas 2Tampa Bay 3, Carolina 1Detroit 5, Nashville 2Winnipeg 6, Montreal 3Edmonton 3, Vancouver 0Vegas at San Jose (Postponed)TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 89, Santa Clara 75Michigan 79, Iowa 57Michigan St. 71, Ohio St. 67Illinois 86, Nebraska 70Houston 81, W. Kentucky 57Colorado 80, Southern...
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