National Sports

  • Tony Dungy, Tampa Bay pro teams paying to move Confederate statue
    (TAMPA Bay, FL.) -- Former NFL Head Coach Tony Dungy challenged Tampa Bay's professional sports franchises to help pay to move a Confederate statue from a local courthouse. The three teams, the Lightning, Buccaneers and Rays, said they would help.  On Wednesday, Hillsborough County Commissioners voted 4-2 to block public ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 17, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 8/16/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels    3  Washington      2N-Y Yankees    5  N-Y Mets        3Boston         5  St. Louis       4Houston        9  Arizona         5L.A. Dodgers   5  Chi White Sox   4AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City   7  Oakland     6Seattle       7  Baltimore   6Toronto       3  Tampa Bay   2Texas        12  Detroit     6  Cleveland  at  Minnesota   ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 17, 2017
  • Saints fire two team doctors after misdiagnosis
    Getty Images(METAIRIE, La.) – The New Orleans Saints have fired  team orthopedists Deryk Jones and Misty Suri after they misdiagnosed an injury to cornerback Delvin Breaux.The pair had originally diagnosed Breaux’s fibula injury as a bruise, but it was later discovered that he had fractured the bone.Breaux has a history ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 16, 2017
  • Detroit Tigers’ Ian Kinsler rips umpire: ‘He needs to stop ruining baseball games’
    33ft/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- Major League Baseball umpire Angel Hernandez is no stranger to controversy, and he was involved once again on Tuesday when Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler unleashed harsh criticisms of Hernandez to a local newspaper.Kinsler told the Detroit News that Hernandez "needs to re-evaluate his career choice," claiming ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 16, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEHouston        9  Arizona         4N-Y Yankees    5  N-Y Mets        4Washington     3  L.A. Angels     1Boston        10  St. Louis       4L.A. Dodgers   6  Chi White Sox   1AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay   6  Toronto       4Texas      10  Detroit       4Cleveland   8  Minnesota     1Oakland    10  Kansas City   8Seattle     3  Baltimore     1NATIONAL ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 16, 2017
  • Tom Brady says his mother is ‘on the road to recovery’ after cancer battle
    Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(BOSTON) -- Tom Brady's mother is on "the road to recovery" after a battle with cancer, the quarterback said Tuesday.In an interview with the Kirk & Callahan radio show to launch the 2017 WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon, Brady said that his mother, Galynn Brady, recently ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 15, 2017
  • Serena Williams on returning to the court after childbirth: ‘I win, or I don’t play’
    WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With Serena Williams nearing the end of her first pregnancy, the 35-year-old tennis icon opened up about her plans to return to the court early next year -- and under what conditions she would choose to walk away from the game she loves for good.The ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 15, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 8/14/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees   4  N-Y Mets   2Arizona       2  Houston    0AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland     7  Boston      3Toronto       2  Tampa Bay   1Texas         6  Detroit     2Kansas City   6  Oakland     2Baltimore    11  Seattle     3NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami       8  San Francisco   3Chi Cubs   15  Cincinnati      5Colorado    3  Atlanta         0San Diego   7  ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 15, 2017
  • Giancarlo Stanton sets Marlins single season HR record
    Alan Kee/ESPN Images(MIAMI) -- Nobody in baseball is on a run like Giancarlo Stanton. In his last 34 games he's hit 22 home runs, including one Monday night against the San Francisco Giants in an 8-3 victory. It was Stanton's 43rd home run of the season, breaking Miami's record for ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 15, 2017
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager admits mistake in drafting kicker Roberto Aguayo
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded up to select Roberto Aguayo of Florida State in the second round of the NFL Draft.Over the weekend, the team waived Aguayo, who joined the Chicago Bears shortly afterwards.Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht says he's "owning up to it," telling MMQB.com that ... read more
    ABC SportsAugust 14, 2017