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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/17/20
Sports News September 18th, 2020, 5:08am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/17/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUEBoston 5, Miami 3LA Angels 7, Arizona 3San Francisco 6, Seattle 4AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 4, Minnesota 3Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1Houston 2, Texas 1Cleveland 10, Detroit 3NY Yankees 10, Toronto 7Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 6NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, St. Louis 1NY Mets 10, Philadelphia 6LA Dodgers 9, Colorado 3NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSMiami 106, Boston 101 (Miami leads 2-0)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSTampa Bay 2, NY Islanders 1 (Tampa Bay wins series 4-2)NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUECleveland 35, Cincinnati 30WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSMinnesota 80, Phoenix 79Connecticut 73,...
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As Big Ten decides to return, 42 Wisconsin players and staff have tested positive for COVID, officials say
fstop123/iStock By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(MADISON, Wisc.) -- A day after the Big Ten decided to resume the football season, local officials announced University of Wisconsin, Madison has had over 40 football players and staff test positive for COVID-19 so far.On Wednesday, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors announced that the conference's football season will resume next month, after previously voting to postpone it until the spring. That same day, officials in UW-Madison's county released a statement advising students and people living in Dane County, where the university sits, not to gather to watch Badger football games."Of course...
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Slain former NBA player's loved ones still want answers to ex-wife's involvement in his murder
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images By TOM BERMAN and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was murdered more than a decade ago in a plan involving his ex-wife, but Wright’s family and friends are still dealing with many unanswered questions, including "why?"“When you’re the mother of six kids and you’re married to their father, and you would [want to] see him dead, that’s just evil. That’s wicked,” Montae Nevels, Wright's friend, told 20/20.“I hope the truth comes out,” Phil Dotson, another of his friends, told 20/20.Growing up in Oxford, Mississippi, Wright found a fierce passion for playing...
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White House offered tests to Big Ten to resume football: Sources
33ft/iStock By BEN GITTLESON and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump pushed the Big Ten in recent weeks to restart college football amid the coronavirus pandemic, the White House offered to provide the college athletic conference with enough COVID-19 tests for play to begin, a university official briefed on the matter and a senior Trump administration official said.The Big Ten ultimately sourced the tests from a private company instead, the officials said.The conference announced Wednesday its football season -- on hold due to the outbreak -- would resume on Oct. 23. It said it would utilize "stringent...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/16/20
Sports News September 17th, 2020, 5:19am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/16/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEWashington 4, Tampa Bay 2Oakland 3, Colorado 1Baltimore 5, Atlanta 1Miami 8, Boston 4Chi Cubs 3, Cleveland 2Arizona 9, LA Angels 6San Francisco 9, Seattle 3San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 4, Detroit 0N.Y Yankees 13, Toronto 2Texas 1, Houston 0Minnesota 5, Chi White Sox 1NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2LA Dodgers 7, San Diego 5Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 0NY Mets 5, Philadelphia 4MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERFC Dallas 4, Colorado 1Vancouver 3, Montreal 1Portland 1, San Jose 1 (Tie)Miami at New York...
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Big Ten to play football this season
Corey Perrine/Getty Images BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The Big Ten will be playing college football this season after the Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to resume the season on the weekend of October 23 and 24. Each team will play an eight game schedule, but opponents have not been released. In the release announcing the decision, the conference said the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors adopted new health safety protocols, including daily testing for COVID-19, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data driven approach when making decisions on whether to practice or...
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WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction
John Atashian / ESPN Images By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Basketball star turned activist Maya Moore revealed that she and Jonathan Irons have married. The pair joined ABC News' Good Morning America Wednesday to share exclusive details of their unique love story that blossomed out of friendship after she helped free him from prison following his wrongful conviction 23 years ago. "We wanted to announce today that we are super excited to continue the work that we are doing together, but doing it as a married couple," Moore said. "We got married a couple months ago and we're...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/20
Sports News September 16th, 2020, 5:16am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBoston 2, Miami 0Tampa Bay 6, Washington 1Atlanta 5, Baltimore 1Colorado 3, Oakland 1Chi Cubs 6, Cleveland 5Arizona 9, LA Angels 8San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 20, Toronto 6Detroit 6, Kansas City 0Houston 4, Texas 1Chi White Sox 6, Minnesota 2NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 1Philadelphia 4, NY Mets 1Milwaukee 18, St. Louis 3LA Dodgers 3, San Diego 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSMiami 117, Boston 114 (OT) (Miami leads 1-0)Denver 104, LA Clippers 89 (Denver wins series 4-3)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSNY Islanders 2, Tampa Bay...
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The app fueling Mike Tyson's long-awaited return to the ring
Donald Kravitz/Getty Images By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson teased fans for weeks -- posting workout videos and cryptic messages on social media -- before finally announcing his long-awaited return to the ring.On November 28, Tyson, 54, will face off against "Captain Hook" -- also known as former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr., 51.Unlike fights of their generation, Tyson's return to the ring won't be presented by HBO, ESPN, Showtime or any other legacy network. Instead, the fight will be presented by Triller, an up-and-coming music video app akin to TikTok."At the...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/20
Sports News September 15th, 2020, 5:12am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/20
iStock By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 14, Atlanta 1AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 6, Oakland 5Oakland 9, Seattle 0Chi White Sox 3, Minnesota 1NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 3, Pittsburgh 1Cincinatti 9, Pittsburgh 4Milwaukee 2, St. Louis 1St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 2San Diego 7, LA Dodgers 2NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSDallas 3, Vegas 2 (OT) (Dallas wins series 4-1)NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPittsburgh 26, NY Giants 16Tennessee 16, Denver 14Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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