National Sports

  • Every member of the Miami Dolphins is now registered to vote
    iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- Every member of the Miami Dolphins is now registered to vote.The Dolphins, in conjunction with the Drum Major Institute, announced that every player has filed the necessary paperwork to vote in the 2018 election. The voter registration initiative began in June, when Drum Major Institute members Martin Luther ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 11, 2017
  • WWE wrestler suspended after arrest for allegedly battering wife
    Gainesville Police Department(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- A champion professional wrestler was arrested Saturday night in Gainesville, Florida, for allegedly falsely imprisoning and battering his newlywed wife, who is also a professional wrestler.World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) said in a statement Sunday that Rich Swann, 26, is suspended indefinitely following his arrest.Swann was ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 10, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 12/9/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s games: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONL.A. Clippers 113, Washington 112Miami 101, Brooklyn 89L.A. Lakers 110, Charlotte 99Atlanta 117, Orlando 110Cleveland 105, Philadelphia 98Chicago 104, N.Y. Knicks 102Milwaukee 117, Utah 100San Antonio 104, Phoenix 101OT Oklahoma City 102, Memphis 101Houston 124, Portland 117NATIONAL HOCKEY ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 10, 2017
  • Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield wins Heisman Trophy
    Ron Jenkins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Baker Mayfield, quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners, has won the Heisman Trophy. Mayfield, 22, received 732 first-place votes and 2,398 points. He picked up the sixth Heisman for Oklahoma. Stanford running back Bryce Love came in second with 1,300 points and last year's Heisman winner, ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 09, 2017
  • Fabled Army-Navy game has a new story: First African-American woman cadet leads pregame march
    iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- A fabled, more than 100-year-old football rivalry played out at Saturday's Army-Navy game where another story also came to the fore.A 20-year-old West Point cadet, Simone Askew, became the first African-American woman to lead the traditional march-on ceremony at the game. As first captain, Askew, who is also ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 09, 2017
  • Black woman to lead ceremony at fabled Army-Navy game for the first time
    iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- A fabled, more than 100-year-old football rivalry will play out at Saturday's Army-Navy game, where another story will also come to the fore. A 20-year-old West Point cadet, Simone Askew, will become the first black woman to lead the traditional march-on ceremony at the game. As first captain, ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 09, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 12/8/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s games:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONGolden State 102, Detroit 98Indiana 106, Cleveland 102Denver 103, Orlando 89OT Chicago 119, Charlotte 111OT Sacramento 116, New Orleans 109Toronto 116, Memphis 107Milwaukee 109, Dallas 102San Antonio 105, Boston 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWashington 4, N.Y. Rangers 2Columbus 5, New Jersey ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 09, 2017
  • Lorenzen Wright’s mother to accused killer in court: ‘How could you have murdered my son?’
    iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Deborah Marion, the mother of murdered Memphis-born NBA player Lorenzen Wright, confronted Wright’s alleged killer with one chilling question during his first court appearance on Thursday -- “How could you have murdered my son?” Wright was a University of Memphis basketball standout and a 13-year professional player ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 08, 2017
  • Scoreboard Roundup — 12/7/17
    iStock/Thinkstock( NEW YORK ) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   ------   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final  L.A. Lakers  107  Philadelphia   104 Final  Washington   109  Phoenix         99 Final  Brooklyn     100  Oklahoma City   95 Final  Houston      112  Utah           101   ------   NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final OT  Pittsburgh     4  N-Y Islanders   3 Final  Boston         6  Arizona         1 Final  Tampa ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 08, 2017
  • Miami Marlins trade second baseman Dee Gordon to Seattle Mariners
    Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(SEATTLE) -- In a surprising move as baseball's Hot Stove season heats up, the Seattle Mariners acquired Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon, a source told ESPN Thursday.With Robinson Cano firmly entrenched at second base, the team is expected to move the speedy Gordon ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 07, 2017