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Scoreboard roundup — 2/24/21

Scoreboard roundup — 2/24/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland 112, Houston 96Atlanta 127, Boston 112Golden State 111, Indiana 107Oklahoma City 102, San Antonio 99New Orleans 128, Detroit 118Chicago 133, Minnesota 126 (OT)Miami 116, Toronto 108Charlotte 124, Phoenix 121Utah 114, LA Lakers 89NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUETampa Bay 3, Carolina 0Dallas 3,…

No charges anticipated in Tiger Woods car crash

No charges anticipated in Tiger Woods car crash

Andrew Redington/Getty ImagesBy EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — No charges are anticipated against Tiger Woods after he was seriously injured in a rollover vehicle crash in Southern California, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.”This is purely an accident,” Villanueva said Wednesday via Facebook live, adding that there was no…

Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident

Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident

ABC NewsBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — In 2019, when the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship title, the dream moment quickly turned into a nightmare for the team’s president, Masai Ujiri.ABC News’ Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts sat down exclusively with Ujiri for his first interview since the courtside confrontation…

Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/21

Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDetroit 105, Orlando 93Cleveland 112, Atlanta 111Brooklyn 127, Sacramento 118Golden State 114, New York 106Philadelphia 109, Toronto 102Dallas 110, Boston 107Milwaukee 139, Minnesota 112Denver 111, Portland 106LA Clippers 135, Washington 116NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 4, New Jersey 1Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2 (OT)Chicago…

Tiger Woods injured in car crash

Tiger Woods injured in car crash

Andrew Redington/Getty ImagesBY: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) — Golfing great Tiger Woods was hurt in a rollover car crash in Southern California Tuesday morning, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said. The crash took place at about 7:12 a.m. on the border of Rolling Hills estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, the sheriff’s office said.…

Mariners president and CEO Kevin Mather steps down following comments

Mariners president and CEO Kevin Mather steps down following comments

33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(SEATTLE) — Kevin Mather, the president and CEO of the Seattle Mariners, stepped down Monday following comments he made earlier this month that were released online this past weekend.In a statement Monday, Mariners chairman and managing partner John Stanton said Mather “has resigned his position effective immediately.”Over the weekend, Mather’s comments…

Representative urges 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics boycott in letter to Biden

Representative urges 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics boycott in letter to Biden

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesBy LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The ranking member on the Homeland Security Committee on Monday urged President Joe Biden to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.In a letter sent to Biden and obtained by ABC News, Republican New York Rep. John Katko cited suspected human rights violations against the Uighurs…

Scoreboard roundup –2/22/21

Scoreboard roundup –2/22/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONChicago 120, Houston 100Dallas 102, Memphis 92Phoenix 132, Portland 100Miami 108, Oklahoma City 94Utah 132, Charlotte 110Washington 127, LA Lakers 124 (OT)San Antonio at Indiana (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 3, Buffalo 2Calgary 3, Toronto 0Florida 3, Dallas 1Tampa Bay 4, Carolina…

Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcome baby girl

Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews welcome baby girl

Allen Kee / ESPN ImagesBy ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Chiefs Kingdom welcomed the newest member of their family this weekend — Patrick Mahomes’ baby girl, Sterling Skye Mahomes.On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback shared an Instagram post of his daughter’s tiny hand wrapped around his finger. His fiancee Brittany…

NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona

NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona

Scott Halleran/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — NFL star JJ Watt announced on Twitter that he is signing with the Arizona Cardinals.    source: me. pic.twitter.com/1Y6okQBUy5 — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 1, 2021   ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the deal is two-years and is worth $31 million with $23 million guaranteed.  Watt asked…

Tiger Woods breaks silence after crash

Tiger Woods breaks silence after crash

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The MatchBy CARMEN COX, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Tiger Woods tweeted a message of love after fans and fellow golfers took to the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship wearing his signature Sunday red as a tribute to the star athlete.”It is hard to explain how touching today was when…

Scoreboard roundup — 2/28/21

Scoreboard roundup — 2/28/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 105, LA Clippers 100Boston 111, Washington 110New York 109, Detroit 90Miami 109, Atlanta 99LA Lakers 117, Golden State 91Memphis 133, Houston 84Phoenix 118 Minnesota 99Charlotte 127, Sacramento 126Chicago at Toronto (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 4, NY Rangers 1Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 0Nashville…

Vanessa Bryant seeks to name LA County deputies who shared photos of Kobe Bryant crash site

Vanessa Bryant seeks to name LA County deputies who shared photos of Kobe Bryant crash site

iStock/naveen0301BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, is seeking to publicly name the Los Angeles County deputies who allegedly shared the photos of the helicopter crash site that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.In September, Vanessa Bryant sued the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over…

Jeremy Lin says he was called ‘coronavirus’ on court, denounces racism against Asians

Jeremy Lin says he was called ‘coronavirus’ on court, denounces racism against Asians

VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesBy MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Basketball star Jeremy Lin said he was called “coronavirus” on the court in a social media post in which he denounced racism against Asian Americans.”Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism,” Lin shared on social media late Thursday. “Being…