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Naomi Osaka makes history of her own in US Open win over Serena Williams

(NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka, winner of the U.S. Open Women’s Final, said that when Serena Williams hugged her at the end of the controversial match, it “really brought out the emotions” because “when I was little and I was watching her play, I always wanted the opportunity to play…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 4, St. Louis 3AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 5, Boston 3Oakland 8, Texas 6Cleveland 9, Toronto 8Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 5Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1L.A. Angels 12, Chicago White Sox 3N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 2NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Miami 1Washington 10, Chicago Cubs…... Read More

Serena Williams loses temper, US Open final in stunning upset

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams lost a chance to make history at the U.S. Open Saturday -- but the tennis great also lost her temper in spectacular fashion on her way to losing the final in straight sets. Williams, who was vying for her 24th Grand Slam singles title, lost…... Read More

Former NFL star Tiki Barber talks Giants, national anthem, and Super Bowl

(NEW YORK) -- Will Saquon Barkley live up to his draft status? Is quarterback Eli Manning in decline? How will the Giants fare after a forgettable 2017 season?These are a handful of questions New York Giants fans are asking as the team prepares for its 2018 season opener against the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/7/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 5, St. Louis 3AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 3, Cleveland 2, 11 InningsTampa Bay 14, Baltimore 2Houston 6, Boston 3Minnesota 10, Kansas City 6L.A. Angels 5, Chicago White Sox 2Oakland 8, Texas 4N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 0NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 12, San Diego 6Pittsburgh…... Read More

'Country over company': College of the Ozarks will strip athletes of Nike branding

(POINT LOOKOUT, Mo.) -- The College of the Ozarks, a private Christian school in Point Lookout, Missouri, has announced plans to strip all student-athletes of Nike branding in response to the sportswear company’s controversial 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign, which features former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.“In…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/5/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEBoston 9, Atlanta 8 AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 3, Kansas City 1Toronto 10, Tampa Bay 3L.A. Angels 9, Texas 3Houston 9, Minnesota 1Detroit 10, Chicago White Sox 2Oakland 8, N.Y. Yankees 2Seattle 5, Baltimore 2NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2St. Louis 7, Washington 6Miami…... Read More

Full-length Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick released

(NEW YORK) -- They did it.Two days after Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, sparked outrage across social media for being the face of Nike’s new ad campaign, the company has released the full two-minute long spot.“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” reads the ad,…... Read More

USA Gymnastics CEO resigns amid fallout from Larry Nassar abuse scandal

(NEW YORK) -- The fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal continued Tuesday when USA Gymnastics announced the resignation of its embattled CEO Kerry Perry, who sparked a firestorm by hiring a coach who had supported the Olympic doctor turned serial sex-abuser for a key position with the organization."On behalf of…... Read More

Houston Astros fan allegedly kicked out of stadium for displaying domestic abuse hotline sign at game

(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Astros booted a customer from Minute Maid Park stadium during a game for holding up a sign that read, “Houston Domestic Violence Hot Line 713.528.2121,” the ejected fan told ABC Houston station KTRK-TV.The telephone number is a working hotline run by the Houston Area Women’s Center,…... Read More

Colin Kaepernick named face of Nike's new 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' campaign

(NEW YORK) -- Controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, currently embroiled in legal proceedings against the league over alleged collusion by owners, has been chosen as the new face of Nike.Kaepernick tweeted Monday afternoon he was picked to helm the esteemed shoe brand's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign --…... Read More

Skateboarder becomes first female to land Tony Hawk's infamous loop

(NEW YORK) -- For the first time ever, a female has completed legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk's notoriously terrifying loop. On Aug. 26, Lizzie Armanto of Oceanside, California, was one of the three skateboarders whose names were added to the list of roughly 15 people who have successfully landed the trick…... Read More

Tennis player Monica Puig raises money for Puerto Rico, inspiring island as it rebuilds after Hurricane Maria

(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Miguel Lozada remembers the moment tennis exploded on the island of Puerto Rico."Years ago we had Roberto Clemente, but when Monica won the gold medal – I had never seen a community completely paralyzed to see that match," he said.San Juan native Monica Puig had…... Read More

USA Gymnastics coach fired 3 days after being hired for contacting Aly Raisman

(NEW YORK) -- USA Gymnastics fired Mary Lee Tracy on Friday, just three days after she was appointed by the sport's governing body to be its new elite development coordinator. The firing came after a whirlwind day in which Tracy admitted to contacting three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman, first…... Read More