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NYPD officer who tackled James Blake loses 5 vacation days

(NEW YORK) -- The NYPD officer who tackled former tennis star James Blake outside a Midtown hotel in September 2015 was docked five vacation days as punishment.Blake’s lawyer Kevin Marino called it “woefully inadequate.”"Losing a few vacation days for the use of excessive force, following a history of repeated civilian…... Read More

Justify aiming for Triple Crown this weekend, guided by trainer who won it all 3 years ago

(ELMONT, N.Y.) -- With the Belmont Stakes horse race slated for Saturday, the heavily favored Justify is looking to be the second Triple Crown winner in three years.The 3-year-old colt is a 4/5 favorite to win, according to Las Vegas odds, after impressive victories leading up to the event.A win…... Read More

Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Argentina's national soccer team has pulled out of an exhibition match with Israel scheduled for this weekend in Jerusalem, but Israel's minister of culture and sport said it was in response to security threats against the team's star rather than political pressure from Palestinian groups.“The game…... Read More

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

(NEW YORK) -- Two female domestic violence experts resigned from the commission created by the National Football League's Players Association, saying their suggestions had been ignored and the change within the organization had been insufficient.Deborah Epstein, who is the co-director of Georgetown University's Law Center Domestic Violence Clinic, and Susan…... Read More

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

(NEW YORK) -- The Forbes' 100 highest-paid athletes list is usually dominated by men, but this year, no women are included at all.Tennis champion Serena Williams, the only woman to have made last year's list, didn't make the income cut on the 2018 roundup since she was unable to compete…... Read More

Trump holds 'Celebration of America' event in lieu of Eagles celebration

(WASHINGTON) -- Re-igniting his feud with NFL players who have sought to protest police brutality toward African Americans, President Donald Trump appeared on the White House South Lawn Tuesday afternoon for less than seven minutes for a ‘Celebration of America,’ intended as patriotic counter-programming to his abrupt decision to dis-invite…... Read More

LeBron James says neither the Cavs nor Warriors will go to the White House

(CLEVELAND) -- President Donald Trump can save himself the effort of inviting the winning NBA team to the White House this summer, according to LeBron James.The star of the Cleveland Cavaliers shared his thoughts while reacting to the news that the president withdrew his invitation for the Philadelphia Eagles, the…... Read More

Milwaukee Common Council investigating why police withheld different Sterling Brown arrest videos

(MILWAUKEE) -- The Milwaukee Common Council has launched an investigation after the police department apparently withheld different body-camera footage of Sterling Brown's January arrest that top city officials didn't see until it aired on television.According to Council President Ashanti Hamilton, the council and Mayor Tom Barrett didn't see the newly…... Read More

Former USA Gymnastics head invokes Fifth Amendment rights at hearing about Nassar

(WASHINGTON) -- The former president of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny, who resigned last month, appeared before a Senate Commerce subcommittee Tuesday after being subpoenaed, but he did not answer questions.Shortly after he responded to a series of queries by invoking his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination, he was dismissed.As Penny…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 6/4/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEN-Y Yankees   7  Detroit       4Detroit       4  N-Y Yankees   2L-A Angels    9  Kansas City   6NATIONAL LEAGUESan Diego      11  Atlanta   4San Francisco  10  Arizona   3NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSWashington   6  Vegas   2Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Don't bother visiting White House: Trump to Philadelphia Eagles over anthem dispute

(WASHINGTON) -- Facing a growing boycott by Philadelphia Eagles players refusing to visit the White House Tuesday, President Trump decided to disinvite the Super Bowl champions and throw a celebration of the National Anthem instead, administration officials tell ABC News.Over the course of the last several days, many Eagles players…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 6/3/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEChi White Sox   6  Milwaukee   1AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto      8  Detroit       4Minnesota    7  Cleveland     5Oakland      5  Kansas City   1L-A Angels   3  Texas         1Seattle      2  Tampa Bay     1Boston       9  Houston       3N-Y Yankees  at  Baltimore   1:05 p.m., postponedNATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs        2  N-Y Mets       0Atlanta        …... Read More

Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper cancer free following chemotherapy

(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper completed his final round of chemotherapy on Friday and received a clean bill of health, his father told was diagnosed with testicular cancer earlier this year. He underwent 100 total hours of chemotherapy. After receiving the good news, Culpepper rang a bell…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/2/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  Milwaukee   5  Chi White Sox   0   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Kansas City   5  Oakland      4 Final  N-Y Yankees   8  Baltimore    5 Final  Minnesota     7  Cleveland    1 Final  Detroit       7  Toronto      4 Final  Boston        5  Houston      4 Final  Texas         3  L-A Angels   2, 10 Innings Final  Seattle      …... Read More