Usain Bolt makes debut as soccer player for Australian league

(SYDNEY) -- Usain Bolt, eight-time Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder, begins his soccer career Friday for Australia's A-League Central Coast Mariners in a preseason match.

Bolt, considered by many the greatest sprinter of all t... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/30/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 5, Minnesota 3
Detroit 8, N.Y. Yankees 7
Boston 9, Chicago White Sox 4
L.A. Angels 5, Houston 2
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Organizations use outdoor sports to support veterans

(NEW YORK) -- Across the country, volunteers, businesses, and entrepreneurs support veterans by engaging with them in different sports and outdoor activities.

This past week, veterans travelled to the beach to participate in the Wounded Wa... Read More

Twitter calls out 'policing of women's bodies' in sports

(NEW YORK) -- Just days after Billy Jean King criticized the French Open's tournament chief of "policing women's bodies" for saying Serena Williams' catsuit "would no longer be accepted," the U.S. Open came under fire after a female player was penali... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/29/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:

INTERLEAGUE
San Diego 8, Seattle 3
Boston 14, Miami 6
Tampa Bay 8, Atlanta 5
L.A. Dodgers 3, Texas 1

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Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks faces insider trading charges, released by team

(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks has conceded that he "participated in insider trading" four years ago and deeply regrets it.

"I was drawn in by the allure of being more than just a football player," Kendricks sa... Read More

US Open apologizes for penalizing player who took her shirt off on tennis court

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Open officials have apologized for a controversial incident that occurred Tuesday in which a female tennis player was penalized for briefly taking off her shirt on the court during a break amid the sweltering heat and humidity.
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Serena and Venus Williams reign at the US Open: Inside the 'Williams effect' on tennis

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams and Venus Williams have revolutionized the sport of tennis with their decades of dominance.

The two African-American sisters from Compton, California, blew right past stereotypes of tennis as a “country-... Read More

JJ Watt on how the $41 million he raised has helped to rebuild Houston after Hurricane Harvey

(HOUSTON) -- Houston Texans star and activist JJ Watt revealed Monday that his foundation raised more than $41 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Harvey decimated Houston and the surrounding areas in 2017 with nonstop flooding an... Read More

Trump defends Tiger Woods from 'fake news media: 'He is very smart'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump once again took aim at the "fake news media," this time in defense of golfer Tiger Woods.

"The Fake News Media worked hard to get Tiger Woods to say something that he didn’t want to say," Trump ... Read More

Former Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, lawyer on his final notes before his suicide, CTE diagnosis

(NEW YORK) -- A new book is revealing chilling new details about the final hours of disgraced NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

Hernandez, once an unstoppable tight end for the New England Patriots, took his own life in 2017 while serving a life s... Read More

Blind rower's journey from California to Hawaii stalled due to Hurricane Lane

(HONOLULU) -- An ocean rowing team attempting to make history is facing one last obstacle on its way to Hawaii: Hurricane Lane.

Mick Dawson and Steve Sparkes, the two-man crew of the Cockleshell Pacific Endeavor, and both former Royal Marines,... Read More

French Open president says Serena Williams won't be able to wear catsuit

(PARIS) -- The French Open appears to be sidelining Serena Williams' famed catsuits, with the tournament's chief saying they "would no longer be accepted."

The tennis pro, 36, wore the Black Panther-inspired bodysuit earlier in May to mark... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 8/24/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:
  
   AMERICAN LEAGUE
 Final  Boston      7  Cleveland       0
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