National Sports

  • Serena Williams posts video of daughter Olympia trying out tennis racquets
    TPN/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The apple certainly doesn't fall from the tree! Tennis superstar Serena Williams posted this video of her daughter Olympia hitting the racquet closet not once, but four times! "History in the making," she wrote in the caption as little Olympia gave each racquet a smash test! ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 23, 2019
  • Tom Brady shares heartfelt note on his parents’ 50th wedding anniversary
    Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady often speaks about his deep appreciation for his parents and the hand they've had in his great success.The New England Patriots quarterback shared a lengthy post to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.Alongside Galynn Brady and Tom Brady Sr.'s wedding ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 22, 2019
  • Yankees star Aaron Judge joins team’s growing injured list
    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Thirteen is proving to be an unlucky number for the New York Yankees.Aaron Judge, who dons the number on his jersey, is the latest player to join the team’s injured list. With his addition to the list, the Yankees now have 13 players ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 22, 2019
  • Flyers remove Kate Smith statue, drop her version of ‘God Bless America’
    Aneese/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have joined the New York Yankees in ceasing to play Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” during games.The move comes after the Flyers “learned that several of the songs Kate Smith performed in the 1930s include lyrics and sentiments that are incompatible with the ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 22, 2019
  • Scoreboard roundup — 4/21/19
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEAtlanta 11 Cleveland 5AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 7 Kansas City 6, 10 InningsMinnesota 4 Baltimore 3Detroit 4 Chi White Sox 3Boston 4 Tampa Bay 3, 11 InningsTexas 11 Houston 10Toronto 5 Oakland 4LA Angels 8 Seattle 6NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 5 ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 22, 2019
  • Florida officials accused by defense attorneys of peddling alleged Kraft sex tape to the media
    Adam Glanzman/Getty Images(JUPITER, Fla) -- Attorneys for the owner and manager of a Florida day spa, where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men were allegedly caught on camera receiving sexual favors are claiming either prosecutors or police are trying to profit from the unauthorized sale of the ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2019
  • Conor McGregor seen in new bodycam footage getting arrested after phone altercation
    Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- Prosecutors have released new footage of UFC star Conor McGregor getting arrested at a Miami Beach home after allegedly smashing and stealing a fan's phone outside the Fountainebleau hotel. The police bodycam footage shows McGregor calmly being led from a private home to a police vehicle, ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2019
  • St. John’s hires former Arkansas coach Mike Anderson
    Wesley Hitt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson has been named the next coach at St. John's University, the school announced Friday. Anderson was fired last month after taking his team to the second round of the NIT. During his eight season with Arkansas, Anderson led the ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2019
  • Report: Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman as new general manager
    francisblack/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Former Detroit Red Wings player Steve Yzerman is reportedly heading back to the Motor City.A source tells ESPN the Red Wings will be naming Yzerman its new general manager. A news conference has been scheduled for 3 p.m. ET Friday.Ken Holland, the team’s current general manager, will ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2019
  • Yankees replace version of ‘God Bless America’ played during seventh inning
    kaarsten/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For nearly two decades, New York Yankees fans have sung Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch. But this season, the team dropped it in favor of other versions of the song.The reason why, according to the Daily News, is because of ... read more
    ABC SportsApril 19, 2019