National Sports

  • President Trump considering posthumous pardon of boxer Jack Johnson
    Topical Press Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON)  -- President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he is considering a posthumous pardon of Jack Johnson, the first black boxing heavyweight champion."Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson," the president tweeted Saturday. "His trials and tribulations were great, ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 22, 2018
  • White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar in critical condition after suffering brain hemorrhage
    Brian Davidson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is in critical but stable condition after suffering a ruptured aneurysm. The team put out a statement on Twitter telling fans to "please keep Danny and his family in your positive thoughts and prayers." Farquhar, 31, was taken to the ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 21, 2018
  • 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for $2.88 million: Report
    ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card in mint condition sold for $2.88 million Thursday -- making it the second-highest price ever paid for a baseball card, ESPN reported.The card, sold by former NFL offensive lineman Evan Mathis and auctioned by Heritage Auctions, fell just short of the ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 20, 2018
  • Scoreboard Roundup 4/20/18
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit      13  Baltimore    8 Final  Houston       9  Seattle      2 Final  N-Y Yankees   4  Toronto      3 Final  Boston        8  L-A Angels   2   ------   NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  Chi Cubs       8  St. Louis       5 Final  Philadelphia   7  Pittsburgh      0 Final  Atlanta       12  N-Y Mets        4 Final  Milwaukee     12  ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 20, 2018
  • Girl, 6, captured on video scoring puck from NHL player after 2 tries
    ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The moment has been viewed and shared by millions online: NHL player Brett Connolly trying desperately to get a puck behind the glass to 6-year-old Keelan Moxley.On Sunday, Keelan and her family were rink-side as the Washington Capitals prepared to face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the Stanley ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2018
  • Yankees players go to bat for bullied fourth-grader after heartbreaking plea
    New York Yankees/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Members of the New York Yankees stood up in support of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl on Wednesday after the fourth-grader made a public plea to end bullying.Cassidy Slater bared her heart to the world in a Facebook video shared on April 4, holding up a ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2018
  • Scoreboard roundup — 4/18/18
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 4, Texas 2Detroit 6, Baltimore 5Oakland 12, Chicago White Sox 11, 14 InningsToronto 15, Kansas City 5Minnesota 2, Cleveland 1, 16 InningsBoston 9, L.A. Angels 0Houston 7, Seattle 1NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 10, Colorado 2Milwaukee 2, Cincinnati 0N.Y. Mets ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2018
  • More history for the Vegas Golden Knights
    Harry How/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) – The Vegas Golden Knights went into their inaugural season with a plan most expansion teams follow: form the best roster possible with a mix of veterans and young players while amassing draft picks in an effort to build for future success. Ironically, and luckily for ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 18, 2018
  • Figure skater to Congress: I reported sexual abuse and was ignored
    ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- A former figure skater urged lawmakers on Wednesday to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee’s handling of allegations of sexual abuse made by its young athletes.Gymnastics, he said, isn’t the only sport with a problem.In testimony delivered before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 18, 2018
  • Scoreboard roundup — 4/17/18
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEMiami 9, N.Y. Yankees 1AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 11, Kansas City 3Toronto 5, Kansas City 4, 10 InningsDetroit 4, Baltimore 2Texas 7, Tampa Bay 2Cleveland 6, Minnesota 1Oakland 10, Chicago White Sox 2Boston 10, L.A. Angels 1Houston 4, Seattle 1NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 2, ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 18, 2018