Olympic swimmer documents harrowing journey from Syria to Europe in new book

Ker Robertson/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Before the violence in Syria changed her life, Yusra Mardini was a normal teenager in many ways.A passionate swimmer since...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/19/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEWashington 9, Baltimore 7Atlanta 11, Toronto 4Cincinnati 9, Detroit 5L.A. Angels 5, Arizona 4Oakland...

Cop took out gun during Sterling Brown tasing incident, body-cam footage shows

Milwaukee Police Dept.(MILWAUKEE) -- One of the officers involved in the tasing and arrest of unarmed Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown briefly took his...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/18/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEFinal  Washington    5  N-Y Yankees   3Final  N-Y Yankees   4  Washington    2Final  Arizona       7  L-A...

Firefighter from Massachusetts plays in US Open

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(BROCKTON, Mass.) -- Brockton, Massachusetts firefighter Matt Parziale is not only a full time firefighter but a U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship golfer who...

Mexican World Cup fans’ ‘massive jumps’ may have set off manmade earthquake

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) -- Mexico's upset World Cup victory over Germany was literally earthshaking.Super-sensitive earthquake sensors registered seismic activity at two sites in...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  Baltimore  10  Miami        4 Final  Toronto     8  Washington   6 Final  Texas      13  Colorado    12AMERICAN...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/15/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEMiami 2, Baltimore 0Toronto 6, Washington 5Colorado 9, Texas 5AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa...

Tom Brady ‘thought it was great’ that players took a knee during national anthem

John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady has "respect" for the players who chose to take a knee during the...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/14/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 3, Minnesota 1Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 2Houston 7, Oakland 3N.Y. Yankees...

Conor McGregor says he ‘regrets’ melee that got him arrested on assault charges

Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor broke his silence Thursday about allegedly sparking a melee in April in Brooklyn,...

University of Maryland football player dies after hospitalization

Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- The University of Maryland football team is in mourning in the wake of the...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEWashington 5, N.Y. Yankees 4Cincinnati 7, Kansas City 0L.A. Dodgers 3, Texas 2, 11...

US to co-host 2026 World Cup with Canada, Mexico

TongRo Images(MOSCOW) -- The United States will co-host the soccer World Cup in 2026, after winning a joint bid with Mexico and Canada to...

Scoreboard roundup — 6/12/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Washington 0Cincinnati 5, Kansas City 1, 10 InningsL.A. Dodgers 12, Texas...

Thousands of fans celebrate the Washington Capitals’ first Stanley Cup win

Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A sea of red filled Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday as fans celebrated the Washington Capitals first...

Heartbreaking 911 call released from day Olympian Bode Miller’s daughter drowned in pool

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A heartbreaking 911 call has been released detailing the chaotic moments after former Olympic skier Bode Miller's daughter fell in a...

Fans and soccer stars arrive in Russia ahead of World Cup

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Fans and stars of international soccer are arriving in Russia as the country prepares for the World Cup that...

Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy talk about what Pride Month means to them

Gary Gershoff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Pride Month celebrates the overall progress made toward the equality of LGBTQ individuals. Fundamentally though, it’s also about the...

Steph Curry on 3rd NBA Finals win in 4 years: ‘I’m pretty proud of...

ABC News(CLEVELAND) -- NBA star Steph Curry joined Good Morning America for his first live interview since clinching the 2018 championship as the Golden...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner party with Stanley Cup, Alex Ovechkin at DC restaurant

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The two biggest items in Washington, D.C., crossed paths on Saturday night as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner posed with the...

Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown

Rob Carr/Getty Images(ELMONT, N.Y.) -- Justify charged out of the gate and never gave up the lead, powering his way to victory at the...

Scoreboard Roundup — 6/8/18

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees   4    N-Y Mets   1AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto  5        Baltimore     1Cleveland  4    Detroit       1Chi...

Justify aiming for Triple Crown this weekend, guided by trainer who won it all...

Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With the Belmont Stakes horse race slated for Saturday, the heavily favored Justify is looking to be the second...

NYPD officer who tackled James Blake loses 5 vacation days

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NYPD officer who tackled former tennis star James Blake outside a Midtown hotel in September 2015 was docked five...

Justify aiming for Triple Crown this weekend, guided by trainer who won it all...

iStock/THinkstock(ELMONT, N.Y.) -- With the Belmont Stakes horse race slated for Saturday, the heavily favored Justify is looking to be the second Triple Crown...

Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

Alex Caparros/Getty Images(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Argentina's national soccer team has pulled out of an exhibition match with Israel scheduled for this weekend in...

Two women resign from NFL domestic violence group, calling it a ‘fig leaf’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two female domestic violence experts resigned from the commission created by the National Football League's Players Association, saying their suggestions had...

No women made the 2018 Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes list

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The Forbes' 100 highest-paid athletes list is usually dominated by men, but this year, no women are...

Trump holds ‘Celebration of America’ event in lieu of Eagles celebration

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Re-igniting his feud with NFL players who have sought to protest police brutality toward African Americans, President Donald Trump appeared...
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