Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about his retirement

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. spoke out about his retirement, saying, "I don't want to let anybody down," and opened up about his concussion and his relationship...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/26/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEToronto at St. Louis, postponedAMERICAN LEAGUEChicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 2Cleveland 7, Houston 6Baltimore 5, Tampa Bay 4, 11 InningsSeattle 8, Detroit 0N.Y. Yankees...

Maria Sharapova returns from doping ban

Adam Pretty/iStock/Thinkstock(STUTTGART, Germany) -- After 15 months, Maria Sharapova is back.The one time world number 1 faced off against Roberta Vinci in front of a sellout crowd at the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart,...

Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter reportedly set to buy Miami Marlins

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are reportedly teaming up to buy the Miami Marlins.The Miami Herald reports the two...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/25/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEToronto 6, St. Louis 5, 11 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 4, Cleveland 2Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 0Detroit 19, Seattle 9Minnesota 8, Texas 1Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 season

Jared C. Tilton/iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) -- The 2017 racing season will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s last behind the wheel.A press release from Hendrick Motorsports said Earnhardt first met with team owner Rick Hendrick on March...

Rockets’ Harden will play in Game 5 despite sore ankle

J Pat Carter/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) – Houston Rockets guard James Harden says he’ll be able to play in Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder despite a sore ankle."Got some treatment, and I'll be...

Jabril Peppers tests positive for dilute sample at combine

Joe Robbins/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – Michigan defensive end Jabril Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the NFL scouting combine, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.Schefter says the NFL has notified teams of the positive...

Basketball legend Lisa Leslie shares tips on how to keep your family eating healthy

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Four-time Olympic gold medalist and Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie was one of the most recognizable figures in the sport across two decades. Since her playing days, she...

Aaron Hernandez’s family attends private funeral in Connecticut

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(BRISTOL, Conn.) -- Family members of former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez are saying goodbye at a private funeral Monday afternoon in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.Hernandez died...

Kobe Bryant doesn’t miss basketball: ‘No, I don’t. It’s crazy’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kobe Bryant said he doesn’t miss basketball.“No, I don’t. It’s crazy,” the former Los Angeles Laker said on ABC News' Good Morning America. “I started playing when I was 2....

World record leaves a mess at South Carolina ballpark

Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A night out at the ballpark turned silly for fans of the minor league RiverDogs in Charleston, South Carolina.Nearly 5,000 people gathered at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Saturday night...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 2, N.Y. Yankees 1AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 6, Tampa Bay 4, 10 InningsBoston 6, Baltimore 2Detroit 13, Minnesota 4Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 2Texas 5, Kansas...

Sunday’s NASCAR race rained out; moved to Monday

iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, Tenn.) -- The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was a washout Sunday, with the weather forecast calling for a 75-100 percent chance of rain all afternoon and into the evening.  Officials plan...

New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers advance to second round of playoffs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees  11  Pittsburgh   5AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit       5  Minnesota       4Oakland       4  Seattle         3Tampa Bay     6  Houston         3Baltimore     4  Boston          2Cleveland     7  Chi White Sox   0Texas         2 ...

Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl

Andy King/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano and Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd were ejected from Saturday's game for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl. It all started in the third inning when Detroit's...

Tigers’ Cabrera headed to 10-day DL

Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) – The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday that it placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained groin.Cabrera suffered the injury diving for a ball during Friday’s loss...

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin will miss rest of postseason with toe injury

Eddie Perlas/ESPN Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Los Angeles Clippers announced Saturday morning that star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the postseason due to a toe injury.Griffin, the team's leading scorer,...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh   6  N-Y Yankees   3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore   2  Boston          0Houston     6  Tampa Bay       3Texas       6  Kansas City     2Cleveland   3  Chi White Sox   0Minnesota   6  Detroit         3Oakland    ...

San Francisco Giants’ Madison Bumgarner placed on DL after dirt bike accident

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been placed on the disabled list after he was seriously hurt in a dirt bike accident in Denver. The team...

Air Force mom surprises son at RiverDogs baseball game after he throws out first...

Jeremy Schrank/Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Air Force Staff Sgt. Georgina Walton, home from deployment, surprised her son Brody after he threw out the first pitch at the Charleston, South Carolina, RiverDogs baseball game Thursday.Brody,...

Pittsburgh Penguins advance to second round of NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Phill Ellsworth/ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 in Game 5 Thursday night.The defending champs faced a Columbus...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEBaltimore 2  Cincinnati1, 10 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEBoston4  Toronto 1, 10 InningsCleveland6  Minnesota  2Tampa Bay8  Detroit 1Houston  2  L.A. Angels1Texas 1  Kansas City0, 13 InningsOakland  9  Seattle...

Aaron Hernandez’s death ruled a suicide

Jared Wickerham/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- (BOSTON) -- The death of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been ruled a suicide, the Worcester County District Attorney's office said in a statement Thursday.Chief medical examiner Dr. Henry N....

Family’s custom soccer jerseys show off their co-parenting skills

Jupiterimages/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Alex and Clara Cazeau and Ricky and Emilee Player are a blended family raising Maelyn Player, 4, the daughter of Clara Cazeau and Ricky Player.The four parents unintentionally showed off their...

What we know about Aaron Hernandez’s life in prison

ABC News(BOSTON) -- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez spent nearly four years in police custody in Massachusetts before he was found dead in his prison cell early Wednesday morning. He was 27...

Scoreboard roundup — 4/19/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUESeattle10  Miami  5Baltimore  2  Cincinnati0Kansas City 2  San Francisco0AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 9  Texas  1N-Y Yankees9  Chi White Sox1Toronto 3  Boston 0Tampa Bay  8  Detroit7Houston 5  L.A....

Young Cubs fan gets emotional after receiving surprise tickets to Wrigley Field

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- Nine-year-old Kolt Kyler couldn’t hold back his tears when his dad surprised him with tickets to see his beloved Chicago Cubs play at Wrigley field.Kolt has...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be featured on “Hard Knocks”

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the subject of the 12th season of the popular HBO series Hard Knocks.The series gives a behind-the-scenes look...
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