National Sports

  • Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck will stop throwing after setback in shoulder rehab
    Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- The Indianapolis Colts will partially shut down quarterback Andrew Luck on Wednesday, General Manager Chris Ballard said, after a setback in his surgically-repaired right shoulder."The doctors and the trainers have decided to give him a cortisone shot to kind of take away ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • NFL commissioner says playters ‘not being disrespectful,’ by kneeling; wants to ‘get back to football’
    Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he and other team owners "believe everyone should stand for the national anthem" but left the league's policy about asking players to do so unchanged.Goodell made the comments in a press conference Wednesday, one day ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • NFL commissioner says players ‘not being disrespectful,’ by kneeling; wants to ‘get back to football’
    Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he and other team owners "believe everyone should stand for the national anthem" but left the league's policy about asking players to do so unchanged.Goodell made the comments in a press conference Wednesday, one day ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • Chicago Bulls suspend Bobby Portis after practice altercation leaves Nikola Mirotic out four to six weeks
    Bobby Portis (L) Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images; Nikola Mirotic (R) Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images (CHICAGO) -- An altercation at practice on Tuesday has left one Chicago Bulls players suspended, and another hospitalized.The team's executive vice president John Paxson said Wednesday that forward Nikola Mirotic ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shares allegations of sexual assault at hands of team doctor
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shared the story of her alleged sexual assault at the hands of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in an emotional statement on Twitter late Tuesday night.Maroney said she was inspired by the #metoo movement on social media, which has encouraged ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • Trump lashes out at NFL for not asking players to stand for national anthem
    ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to lash out at the National Football League's decision not to force players to stand for the national anthem. The president tweeted, "The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/17
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEN-Y Yankees   6  Houston   4NATIONAL LEAGUEL-A Dodgers   6  Chi Cubs   1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland  102  Boston         99Houston    122  Golden State  121NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia   5  Florida       1OT  Pittsburgh     5  N-Y Rangers   4Toronto        2  Washington    0Vancouver      3  Ottawa        0SO  New Jersey     5  ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 18, 2017
  • Celtics’ Gordon Hayward injured in season opener
    Gregory Shamus/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics' season opener was highly-anticipated all summer after the wild off-season both teams had. But within the first quarter of Tuesday night's game at Quicken Loans Arena, the Celtics' Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome injury after awkwardly landing on his ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 17, 2017
  • Kangaroo boxing match captured on infrared video
    ABCNews.com(VICTORIA, Australia) -- Australian police captured an intense boxing match between two hopping mad suspects in the bushland of Victoria state Monday night.Two large kangaroos were seen exchanging blows on footage captured by an infrared camera attached to a police helicopter.The marsupials' brawl lasted nearly a minute and included a ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 17, 2017
  • Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL over alleged collusion
    Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging the owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his protests during the playing of the national anthem before games.The grievance alleges the league's owners ... read more
    ABC SportsOctober 16, 2017