National Sports

  • The Super Bowl halftime show used to be the biggest gig for musicians. Not anymore
    artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Around this time last year, Justin Timberlake was set to perform during the famed halftime show at Super Bowl LII.Fast forward 12 months and the show that used to be one of the biggest gigs in the music industry is now reportedly struggling to book talent.Timberlake was ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 17, 2018
  • Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie appears in ABC’s “Speechless”
    Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie took her talents to the small screen and made a guest appearance on an episode of ABC's Speechless.In the episode, which aired on Dec. 14, Leslie played character Kenneth Clements' sister.Watch a clip from her appearance on the sitcom below: ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 17, 2018
  • Scoreboard roundup — 12/16/18
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 144, Atlanta 127Philadelphia 128, Cleveland 105Indiana 110, NY Knicks 99Washington 128, L.A. Lakers 110Sacramento 120, Dallas 113Miami 102, New Orleans 96Denver 95, Toronto 86NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOT Vegas 4, NY Rangers 3Carolina 3, Arizona 0Calgary 7, St. Louis ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 17, 2018
  • US to pitch Salt Lake City as host for 2030 Winter Olympics
    iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Winter Olympics may be making a return to Salt Lake City -- at least the U.S. Olympic Committee hopes so.The USOC announced on Friday evening that they have chosen Utah's capital to pitch to the International Olympic Committee as a host for the 2030 Games. ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 15, 2018
  • Scoreboard roundup — 12/14/18
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s  sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 129, Atlanta 108OT N.Y. Knicks 126, Charlotte 124Milwaukee 114, Cleveland 102Brooklyn 125, Washington 118Indiana 113, Philadelphia 101Miami 100, Memphis 97Golden State 130, Sacramento 125Denver 109, Oklahoma City 98Portland 128, Toronto 122NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOT New Jersey 5, Vegas ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 15, 2018
  • New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees gifts commemorative footballs to 174 former teammates, coaches, and others
    Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- After he set the NFL career passing yards record earlier this season, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set out to do something special to recognize all of the players who played a part in the record.So, he surprised nearly 200 ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 14, 2018
  • US Olympic Committee chooses Salt Lake City for potential 2030 Winter Games bid
    4kodiak/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The United States Olympic Committee has selected Salt Lake City to represent the U.S. in a potential bid for the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.Salt Lake City and Denver were the two finalists to represent the U.S. after Reno/Tahoe, Nevada dropped out of the running. In ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 14, 2018
  • Philadelphia Eagles’ Carson Wentz likely out remainder of season with stress fracture in back
    Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is likely done for the remainder of the season, head coach Doug Pederson admitted Friday, after he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back.Wentz saw his rookie season end early last year, following a torn ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 14, 2018
  • Suns owner Robert Sarver affirms commitment to keep team in Phoenix
    stevanovicigor/iStock(PHOENIX) -- One day after reports that he had threatened to move the the team elsewhere, Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver said Thursday he is fully committed to keeping the team in place."I am 100 percent all-in in keeping this team right here where we stand," Sarver said in a ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 14, 2018
  • Fired Maryland football coach D.J. Durkin offering input to Alabama coaching staff
    33ft/iStock(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Former University of Maryland football coach D.J. Durkin has been working with the University of Alabama coaching staff this week, ahead of the Crimson Tide's College Football Playoff game.Durkin was fired by the University of Maryland in October after two investigations into the program -- focusing on ... read more
    ABC SportsDecember 14, 2018