National Sports

  • Usain Bolt reveals girlfriend Kasi Bennett is pregnant
    Nick Caito / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Olympian Usain Bolt is officially adding to his family tree.The retired sprinter and his longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, announced they're expecting their first child together.An excited Bolt shared the news in a new Instagram post on Thursday, showing a photo of a pregnant ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Scoreboard roundup — 1/23/20
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 124, Cleveland 112L.A. Lakers 128, Brooklyn 113Dallas 133, Portland 125TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLIndiana 67, Michigan St. 63Houston 63, UConn 59Colorado 78, Washington St. 56Oregon 79, Southern Cal 70 -- Double OTCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Newly renamed Las Vegas Raiders pledge $500,000 to erase school lunch debt in Nevada
    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(LAS VEGAS) -- The Silver and Black officially have been renamed the Las Vegas Raiders, and one of the organization's first orders of business is helping eliminate meal debt in Nevada. The first order of business for the Las Vegas Raiders?Eliminating the meal debt across ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 23, 2020
  • Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching boy during photo shoot
    Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- Gritty, the highly popular mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers, is known for his antics both on and off the ice -- but one family alleges that he may have gone too far after accusing the mascot of punching a 13-year-old boy. Philadelphia Police say that ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 23, 2020
  • Arrest warrant issued for former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown
    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) -- Police issued an arrest warrant for former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown on Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a truck driver. Brown, 31, and his trainer, Glenn Holt, were both accused of assaulting a moving truck driver outside of the football player's home ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 23, 2020
  • Scoreboard roundup — 1/22/20
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOklahoma City 120, Orlando 114Toronto 107, Philadelphia 95Detroit 127, Sacramento 106Atlanta 102, L.A. Clippers 95L.A. Lakers 100, New York 92Boston 119, Memphis 95Miami 134, Washington 129 -- OTHouston 121, Denver 105Chicago 117, Minnesota 110Indiana 112, Phoenix 87San Antonio ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 23, 2020
  • Kansas vs. Kansas State basketball game ends with bench-clearing brawl
    cmannphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Tuesday night's NCAA basketball showdown between rivals Kansas and Kansas State was marred by a bench-clearing brawl in the final seconds that saw players from both sides throwing punches. Kansas had a 22-point lead and was trying to dribble out the clock with just seconds remaining when ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 22, 2020
  • Derek Jeter, Larry Walker inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
    33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Baseball Hall of Fame will have two new stars joining its ranks this year.Derek Jeter and Larry Walker were voted into the Hall Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Jeter, a former shortstop for the New York Yankees who served as the team’s captain for ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 22, 2020
  • NFL unveils PSA about man killed in own home by police
    Alex Burstow/Getty Image(NEW YORK) -- The NFL unveiled a public service announcement on Wednesday centered around the story of Botham Jean, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot in his own home by an off-duty police officer. The 26-year-old St. Lucia native was killed on Sept. 6., 2018 in ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 22, 2020
  • Scoreboard roundup — 1/21/20
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONL.A. Clippers, 110 Dallas 107NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 3, Vegas 2Carolina 4, Winnipeg 1NY Islanders 4, NY Rangers 2Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 0Florida 4, Chicago 3TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLKansas 81, Kansas St. 60Duke 89, Miami 59Villanova 76, Butler 61Kentucky 89, Georgia ... read more
    ABC SportsJanuary 22, 2020