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Serena Williams alleges 'discrimination' in how often she is tested for drugs

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, is claiming discrimination after being singled out for drug testing.Williams, who reached the finals of Wimbledon this month, took to Twitter on Tuesday, saying she's the tennis player "getting tested the most.""And it’s that time of the day to…... Read More

Olympian Cullen Jones is challenging the stereotype that 'black people don’t swim'

(NEW YORK) -- Olympic athlete Cullen Jones defied stereotypes in 2008 when he became the first African-American to break a long-course record in swimming in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Beijing Olympic Games.He's now working to teach more people of color how to swim, while raising awareness about water…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/24/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 9, Cleveland 4Houston 8, Colorado 2, 10 InningsSan Francisco 4, Seattle 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 7, Boston 6Minnesota 5, Toronto 0N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 0Oakland 13, Texas 10, 10 InningsKansas City 5, Detroit 4Chicago White Sox 4, L.A. Angels 2NATIONAL…... Read More

Tour de France temporarily interrupted by protesters

(CARCASSONNE, France) -- The Tour de France cycling race on Tuesday was briefly interrupted after French farmers tried to block the road.Just a few miles after the start of the race between Carcassonne and Bagnères-de-Luchon, in the southwest of France, local French farmers demonstrating against a decrease in their financial…... Read More

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher stuns with incredible MLB debut 14 months after horrific injury

(ST. LOUIS) -- The St. Louis Cardinals’ Daniel Poncedeleon dazzled on the mound with no-hit pitching in his first major league appearance Monday night, just 14 months after his career and life were on the line.Poncedeleon was starting for the Triple-A minor league Memphis Redbirds in Tennessee last year when…... Read More

Mesut Ozil quits German national soccer team, citing 'racism and disrespect'

(BERLIN) -- German soccer player Mesut Ozil announced his decision to quit the national team in the aftermath of a picture taken of him with Turkish president Erdogan. In a series of statements published on Sunday, the 29-year-old said he felt “unwanted” on the team, and cited racist treatment by…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/21/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 7, N.Y. Mets 6Miami 3, Tampa Bay 2Oakland 4, San Francisco 3, 11 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 4, Baltimore 1Detroit 5, Boston 0Kansas City, 4 Minnesota 2Houston 7, L.A. Angels 0Cleveland 16, Texas 3Chicago White Sox 5, Seattle 0NATIONAL LEAGUEChicago…... Read More

Tiger Woods' strong third round keeps him in contention at British Open

(CARNOUSTIE, Scotland) -- A five-under-par third round at The British Open has Tiger Woods in contention at a major for the first time in years.Woods shot a 66 on Saturday, and briefly saw his name sit atop the leaderboard following six birdies in his first 14 holes. He shot his…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/20/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Mets 7, N.Y. Yankees 5Miami 6, Tampa Bay 5San Francisco 5, Oakland 1AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 8, Baltimore 7, 10 InningsBoston 1, Detroit 0Cleveland 9, Texas 8, 11 InningsKansas City 6, Minnesota 5Houston 3, L.A. Angels 1Seattle 3, Chicago White Sox…... Read More

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologizes to DeMar DeRozan for 'miscommunication'

(TORONTO) -- Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri issued an apology to former player DeMar DeRozan on Friday, saying the shooting guard's frustration over being traded this week was the result of "miscommunication."DeRozan was dealt to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday in a deal that brought former NBA Finals…... Read More

NFL and NFLPA agree to put anthem rules on hold for now

(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League and the NFL Players Association issued a joint statement on Thursday promising not to issue or enforce new rules related to player protests during the national anthem for "the next several weeks."According to the statement, both sides will hold discussions to determine how…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/19/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL LEAGUEChicago Cubs 9, St. Louis 6WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONAtlanta 82, N.Y. Liberty 68Dallas 90, Washington 81Las Vegas 85, Phoenix 82 Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Danica Patrick, Jim Kelly, Parkland coaches and other empowering moments at the ESPYs

(LOS ANGELES) -- Racecar driver Danica Patrick became the first female host of the ESPYs Wednesday night. But that achievement wasn't the only moment that will have people talking tomorrow, later this week -- and even for years to come.The "hero" Parkland coaches, an embattled Hall of Fame football player…... Read More

More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse honored with Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

(LOS ANGELES) -- More than 140 survivors of abuse at the hands of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar took the stage and made a statement that could impact countless lives for years at the ESPYs on Wednesday night.Actress Jennifer Garner introduced the brave women and said, "We're about to…... Read More