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Usain Bolt reveals girlfriend Kasi Bennett is pregnant

Nick Caito / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Usain Bolt is officially adding to his family tree.The retired sprinter and his longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, announced they’re expecting their first child together.An excited Bolt shared the news in a new Instagram post on Thursday, showing a photo of a pregnant Bennett wearing a billowing red…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/23/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 124, Cleveland 112L.A. Lakers 128, Brooklyn 113Dallas 133, Portland 125TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLIndiana 67, Michigan St. 63Houston 63, UConn 59Colorado 78, Washington St. 56Oregon 79, Southern Cal 70 — Double OTCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching boy during photo shoot

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Gritty, the highly popular mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers, is known for his antics both on and off the ice — but one family alleges that he may have gone too far after accusing the mascot of punching a 13-year-old boy. Philadelphia Police say that they are investigating the alleged…read more »

Arrest warrant issued for former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) — Police issued an arrest warrant for former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown on Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a truck driver. Brown, 31, and his trainer, Glenn Holt, were both accused of assaulting a moving truck driver outside of the football player’s home in Hollywood, Florida, on Tuesday…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/22/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOklahoma City 120, Orlando 114Toronto 107, Philadelphia 95Detroit 127, Sacramento 106Atlanta 102, L.A. Clippers 95L.A. Lakers 100, New York 92Boston 119, Memphis 95Miami 134, Washington 129 — OTHouston 121, Denver 105Chicago 117, Minnesota 110Indiana 112, Phoenix 87San Antonio 121, New Orleans 117Utah 129,…read more »

Kansas vs. Kansas State basketball game ends with bench-clearing brawl

cmannphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Tuesday night’s NCAA basketball showdown between rivals Kansas and Kansas State was marred by a bench-clearing brawl in the final seconds that saw players from both sides throwing punches. Kansas had a 22-point lead and was trying to dribble out the clock with just seconds remaining when Kansas State’s DaJuan Gordon stripped…read more »

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Baseball Hall of Fame will have two new stars joining its ranks this year.Derek Jeter and Larry Walker were voted into the Hall Tuesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.Jeter, a former shortstop for the New York Yankees who served as the team’s captain for 12 seasons, received 99.7% of…read more »

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