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Washington Football Team to transform embattled cheer team after scandal

EricVega/iStockBy THE GMA TEAM, ABC News (ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Football Team plans to revamp its sideline entertainment experience in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. The NFL franchise plans to turn its cheerleading squad into a co-ed dance team.Watch the full report from ABC News’ Good Morning America: Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio.…read more »

After a life-threatening pregnancy, Olympian Allyson Felix joins campaign to protect pregnant people

Harry How/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix is lending her voice to educate people about life-threatening pregnancy complications after facing her own potentially deadly experience when she gave birth to her daughter in November 2018. Felix, whose daughter, Camryn, was born via emergency C-section at 32 weeks, has joined…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/2/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMemphis 125, Washington 111Atlanta 94, Miami 80Boston 117, LA Clippers 112San Antonio 119, New York 93Denver 128, Milwaukee 97Phoenix 114, LA Lakers 104Detroit at Toronto (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Rangers 3, Buffalo 2Columbus 4, Detroit 1Montreal 3, Ottawa 1NY Islanders 2, New…read more »

Will HBCUs recruit more five-star athletes?

mj0007/iStockBy: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) – Last summer, five-star high school basketball recruit Makur Maker was weighing offers from top college programs like Kentucky and UCLA. He turned down all of those offers, instead choosing to attend Howard University in Washington D.C.Maker felt he could be successful at Howard even though the Bison won…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/1/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 130, Orlando 124Philadelphia 130, Indiana 114Denver 118, Chicago 112New Orleans 129, Utah 124Brooklyn 124, San Antonio 113 (OT)Cleveland 101, Houston 90Portland 123, Charlotte 111NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOttawa 5, Calgary 1Carolina 3, Florida 2 (OT)Vancouver 4, Winnipeg 0Vegas 5, Minnesota 4 (OT)St.…read more »

NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona

Scott Halleran/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — NFL star JJ Watt announced on Twitter that he is signing with the Arizona Cardinals.    source: me. — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 1, 2021   ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the deal is two-years and is worth $31 million with $23 million guaranteed.  Watt asked…read more »

Tiger Woods breaks silence after crash

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The MatchBy CARMEN COX, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Tiger Woods tweeted a message of love after fans and fellow golfers took to the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship wearing his signature Sunday red as a tribute to the star athlete.”It is hard to explain how touching today was when…read more »

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