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'I almost died': David Ortiz gives 1st interview after being shot

(BOSTON) -- Boston Red Sox legend and three-time World Series champion David Ortiz gave his first interview after being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year. The retired slugger known as “Big Papi” was shot at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo on June 9. In the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/11/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 7, LA Dodgers 3Washington 6, Minnesota 2Seattle 5, Cincinnati 3AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 8, Boston 0Oakland 5, Houston 3Kansas City 8, Chi White Sox 6Cleveland 4, LA Angels 3Texas 10, Tampa Bay 9NY Yankees at Detroit (Postponed)NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 7,…... Read More

A timeline of the NFL's Antonio Brown saga, from promising rookie to unrelenting controversy

(NEW YORK) -- Nine years ago, as the Pittsburgh Steelers opened training camp for the 2010 season, head coach Mike Tomlin assessed the future of sixth-round pick Antonio Brown and Brown's fellow rookie receivers."The pedigree stands out," Tomlin told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "They show maturity in terms of catching the…... Read More

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit

(NEW YORK) -- Wide receiver Antonio Brown, who was cut just days ago by the Oakland Raiders after a host of disciplinary problems, has been accused of rape in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida. Britney Taylor, who worked as a physical trainer for Brown, alleges that the NFL…... Read More

Payday for California college athletes moves closer to pay dirt

(LOS ANGELES) -- The California Assembly has overwhelmingly passed legislation to allow college athletes to earn income for the first time from their names, images and likenesses -- a proposal praised by NBA star LeBron James but slammed by the NCAA.The proposal, also known as the Fair Pay to Play…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/10/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUELA Dodgers 7, Baltimore 3Minnesota 5, Washington 0Seattle 4, Cincinnati 3AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 12, NY Yankees 11Toronto 4, Boston 3Chi White Sox 7, Kansas City 3Oakland 21, Houston 7Tampa Bay 5, Texas 3, 11 inningsCleveland 8, LA Angels 0NATIONAL…... Read More

David Ortiz throws out first pitch at Fenway Park, surprises crowd 3 months after he was shot

(BOSTON) -- Beloved Boston icon David Ortiz brought the crowd at Fenway Park to its feet after making a surprise appearance three months after he was shot in the Dominican Republic.Ortiz, the retired Red Sox slugger, was met with roaring applause and a standing ovation Monday night when he came…... Read More

See Dennis Rodman like never before on ESPN's

(NEW YORK) --The new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary, Dennis Rodman: For Better or Worse, premiering Tuesday night, takes a "definitive look" at the controversial former athlete.The "better" is the now 58-year-old Rodman's improbable rise from airport janitor to basketball star, earning a total of five NBA titles with the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/9/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 5, Boston 0Houston 15, Oakland 0Cleveland 6, LA Angels 2NATIONAL LEAGUEAtlanta 7, Philadelphia 2NY Mets 3, Arizona 1Milwaukee 8, Miami 3Pittsburgh 6, San Francisco 4 Chi Cubs 10, San Diego 2 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUENew Orleans…... Read More

Bianca Andreescu on how she visualized her win against Serena Williams at US Open

(NEW YORK) -- The stunning victory Bianca Andreescu scored against Serena Williams at this year's U.S. Open is one the 19-year-old had been visualizing for years. Andreescu said Monday on ABC News' Good Morning America that she not only pictured herself holding the trophy, but also wrote herself a winner's…... Read More

Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev in five sets to win US Open

(NEW YORK) -- Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title at the US Open Sunday night but it wasn't without a fight.The 33-year-old Spaniard came out dominating his opponent, Russia's Daniil Medvedev, in the first two sets before falling behind, forcing the US Open final to a fifth set.After…... Read More