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Stephen Jackson, former NBA player and George Floyd's friend: 'Make these men pay'

By JUJU CHANG and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former NBA player Stephen Jackson says his longtime friend George Floyd, who called him his "twin," was in the middle of getting his life together when he was killed Monday after he was apprehended by Minneapolis police and pinned to…... Read More

NCAA approves voluntary training activities for football, basketball starting June 1

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NCAA has good news for college football and basketball players who have been sidelined like so many due to the coronavirus pandemic.Division I student-athletes for both sports have been given the green light to participate in on-campus voluntary athletics activities starting June…... Read More

Belmont Stakes set for June 20 without fans in the bleachers

(NEW YORK) -- New York's Belmont Stakes is usually the third leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.  This year it will be the first. The New York Racing Association announced the 152nd Belmont Stakes will take place Saturday, June 20 as the opening leg of the Triple Crown.Another difference horse…... Read More

Magic Johnson hails

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- NBA legend Magic Johnson has come in with a big assist to help out small businesses that have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson joined ABC News' Good Morning America on Tuesday to share his latest efforts that will provide capital…... Read More

How Michael Jordan's oldest kids plan to evolve their dad's legacy after

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As fans relived Michael Jordan's show-stopping run with the Chicago Bulls to win the 1998 NBA title on The Last Dance, a docuseries that finished its 10-episode run on Sunday, the superstar's his own kids say they now have a new perspective on…... Read More

NASCAR returns after 10-week hiatus, Kevin Harvick takes the win

By ABC News (DARLINGTON, S.C.) -- NASCAR returned on Sunday after a 10-week pause due to the coronavirus pandemic.Kevin Harvick crossed the finish line first, beating Alex Bowman to take the win at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.Given the ongoing pandemic, several precautions were taken during the race. Fans were…... Read More

Michael Jordan's daughter explains why he didn't want

By CANDICE WILLIAMS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With the final two episodes of Michael Jordan's intimate sport documentary The Last Dance airing Sunday, his daughter Jasmine admits that her father is now finally breathing a sigh of relief.The wildly popular series, which chronicles her father's final Chicago Bulls season in…... Read More

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch hails company for taking steps to safely resume racing

(DARLINGTON, S.C.) -- BY: KELLY MCCARTHYAs NASCAR prepares to get drivers to their starting positions so it can once again wave the green flag, race car driver Kurt Busch shared the silver linings of getting back to the racetrack in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.The racing season was temporarily…... Read More

Kansas City Chiefs' Laurent Duvernay-Tardif helps fight coronavirus

By NICK COULSON, JENNIFER PEREIRA and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is known as an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs, but the NFL Player has swapped his football jersey for scrubs to help out on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Laurent, who…... Read More

Soccer star Alex Morgan gives birth to a baby girl

By: LESLEY MESSER AND HENDERSON HEWES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Soccer star Alex Morgan is a mom.The U.S. women's national team co-captain and her husband, soccer player Servando Carrasco, welcomed a daughter, Charlie Elena, on May 7.Morgan shared a photo of the new arrival on Instagram, saying she was…... Read More

College sports won't begin until schools reopen, NCAA president says

By: ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- College sports would not take place in the fall if the student body isn't expected to return to campus under the novel coronavirus pandemic, the NCAA president said.President Mark Emmert said Friday that while universities will be in different places in the…... Read More