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Slain former NBA player’s loved ones still want answers to ex-wife’s involvement in his murder

Slain former NBA player’s loved ones still want answers to ex-wife’s involvement in his murder

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesBy TOM BERMAN and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was murdered more than a decade ago in a plan involving his ex-wife, but Wright’s family and friends are still dealing with many unanswered questions, including “why?”“When you’re the mother of six kids and you’re married to their…

White House offered tests to Big Ten to resume football: Sources

White House offered tests to Big Ten to resume football: Sources

33ft/iStockBy BEN GITTLESON and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As President Donald Trump pushed the Big Ten in recent weeks to restart college football amid the coronavirus pandemic, the White House offered to provide the college athletic conference with enough COVID-19 tests for play to begin, a university official briefed on the matter and a…

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/20

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEWashington 4, Tampa Bay 2Oakland 3, Colorado 1Baltimore 5, Atlanta 1Miami 8, Boston 4Chi Cubs 3, Cleveland 2Arizona 9, LA Angels 6San Francisco 9, Seattle 3San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 4, Detroit 0N.Y Yankees 13, Toronto 2Texas 1, Houston…

WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction

WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction

John Atashian / ESPN ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Basketball star turned activist Maya Moore revealed that she and Jonathan Irons have married. The pair joined ABC News’ Good Morning America Wednesday to share exclusive details of their unique love story that blossomed out of friendship after she helped free him from prison following…

Big Ten to play football this season

Big Ten to play football this season

Corey Perrine/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The Big Ten will be playing college football this season after the Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to resume the season on the weekend of October 23 and 24.  Each team will play an eight game schedule, but opponents have not been released. …

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/20

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBoston 2, Miami 0Tampa Bay 6, Washington 1Atlanta 5, Baltimore 1Colorado 3, Oakland 1Chi Cubs 6, Cleveland 5Arizona 9, LA Angels 8San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 20, Toronto 6Detroit 6, Kansas City 0Houston 4, Texas 1Chi White Sox 6,…

The app fueling Mike Tyson’s long-awaited return to the ring

The app fueling Mike Tyson’s long-awaited return to the ring

Donald Kravitz/Getty ImagesBy VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson teased fans for weeks — posting workout videos and cryptic messages on social media — before finally announcing his long-awaited return to the ring.On November 28, Tyson, 54, will face off against “Captain Hook” — also known as former four-division…

Scoreboard roundup — 9/14/20

Scoreboard roundup — 9/14/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 14, Atlanta 1AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 6, Oakland 5Oakland 9, Seattle 0Chi White Sox 3, Minnesota 1NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 3, Pittsburgh 1Cincinatti 9, Pittsburgh 4Milwaukee 2, St. Louis 1St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 2San Diego 7, LA Dodgers 2NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSDallas 3, Vegas…

Mike Tyson feels ‘unconquerable’ ahead of upcoming fight

Mike Tyson feels ‘unconquerable’ ahead of upcoming fight

ABC NewsBy VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — When asked what word would best describe the 54-year-old former heavyweight boxing champion today, without hesitation, Mike Tyson responded “unconquerable.”On Nov. 28, Tyson will face off against “Captain Hook” — former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr., 51. Tyson’s long-awaited return to the ring was teased on…

Scoreboard roundup — 9/13/20

Scoreboard roundup — 9/13/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEKansas City 11, Pittsburgh 0LA Angels 5, Colorado 3Toronto 7, NY Mets 3Seattle 7, Arizona 3LA Dodgers 8, Houston 1AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 3, Baltimore 1Boston 6, Tampa Bay 3Chi White Sox 5, Detroit 2Texas 6, Oakland 3Minnesota 7, Cleveland 5NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami…

White House offered tests to Big Ten to resume football: Sources

White House offered tests to Big Ten to resume football: Sources

33ft/iStockBy BEN GITTLESON and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As President Donald Trump pushed the Big Ten in recent weeks to restart college football amid the coronavirus pandemic, the White House offered to provide the college athletic conference with enough COVID-19 tests for play to begin, a university official briefed on the matter and a…

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/20

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEWashington 4, Tampa Bay 2Oakland 3, Colorado 1Baltimore 5, Atlanta 1Miami 8, Boston 4Chi Cubs 3, Cleveland 2Arizona 9, LA Angels 6San Francisco 9, Seattle 3San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 4, Detroit 0N.Y Yankees 13, Toronto 2Texas 1, Houston…

WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction

WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction

John Atashian / ESPN ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Basketball star turned activist Maya Moore revealed that she and Jonathan Irons have married. The pair joined ABC News’ Good Morning America Wednesday to share exclusive details of their unique love story that blossomed out of friendship after she helped free him from prison following…

Big Ten to play football this season

Big Ten to play football this season

Corey Perrine/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The Big Ten will be playing college football this season after the Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to resume the season on the weekend of October 23 and 24.  Each team will play an eight game schedule, but opponents have not been released. …