Category Archives: National Sports

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 4 (Atlanta leads series 2-0) NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Ottawa 3, Dallas 2 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Jacksonville 23, Miami 20 Baltimore 34, L.A. Chargers 6 Cincinnati 34, Detroit 11 Green Bay 24, Chicago 14 Indianapolis…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 10/14/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/14/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS LA Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1 (LA wins 3-2) NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Atlanta 127, Miami 92 Brooklyn 107, Minnesota 101 Denver 113 Oklahoma City 107 (OT) Sacramento 116, LA Lakers 112 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Buffalo 5, Montreal…read more »

Gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympics board over Larry Nassar case

Gymnasts call on Congress to dissolve US Olympics board over Larry Nassar case

Saul Loeb – Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Four elite gymnasts are calling on Congress to dissolve the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s board of directors, alleging the body fostered a culture of abuse and ignored serial sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. “We make this request after years of patience,…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Phoenix 119, Portland 74 Dallas 127, Charlotte 59 Orlando 103, Boston 102 Indiana 109, Memphis 107 New York 108, Detroit 100 Oklahoma City, 108 Denver 99 Utah 124, Milwaukee 120 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Toronto 2, Montreal 1 Washington 5, NY…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 10/11/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/11/21

iStock(NEW YORK) – Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Boston 6, Tampa Bay 5 Houston at Chi White Sox (Postponed) NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Atlanta 3, Milwaukee 0 San Francisco 1, LA Dodgers 0 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Toronto 107, Houston 92 Miami 104, Charlotte 103 Memphis 127,…read more »

Boston Marathon mother-daughter duo make history with racing chair

Boston Marathon mother-daughter duo make history with racing chair

Beth Craig(NEW YORK) — Boston marathon competitors Barbara Singleton and Beth Craig made history today as the first mother-daughter duo to run the race as one team with a racing chair. “Team Babsie” consisted of Craig running the 26.2 miles while she pushed her mother, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, in a specially designed three-wheeled…read more »

Irina Krush looks to defend title at 2021 US Chess Championships

Irina Krush looks to defend title at 2021 US Chess Championships

Andy Cossins/iStock(NEW YORK) —  The 2021 U.S. Chess Championships are underway and Irina Krush is back to defend her title. Krush is an eight-time U.S. women’s champion and the only female American grandmaster. She told ABC Audio’s Perspective podcast that becoming a grandmaster is not easy. “People will become grandmasters by making things called norms,…read more »

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman shares details about the upcoming NHL season

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman shares details about the upcoming NHL season

Montreal_Photos/iStock(NEW YORK) — Hockey fans can expect new viewing platforms and updates when they watch games this season. ABC, ESPN, ESPN+ and Hulu are changing the way fans can watch their favorite sport while introducing it to everyone in an exciting way. Watch the full interview from Good Morning America: Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio.…read more »

Jets and Falcons to face-off in NFL return to England

Jets and Falcons to face-off in NFL return to England

by_nicholas/iStock(LONDON) — After a two-year pandemic break, football is returning to London this weekend as the NFL ventures over for the first of two regular season matchups. The New York Jets will face the Atlanta Falcons at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday. Atlanta coach Arthur Smith commented on trip options this week, saying in past…read more »