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Danica Patrick, Jim Kelly, Parkland coaches and other empowering moments at the ESPYs

(LOS ANGELES) -- Racecar driver Danica Patrick became the first female host of the ESPYs Wednesday night. But that achievement wasn't the only moment that will have people talking tomorrow, later this week -- and even for years to come.The "hero" Parkland coaches, an embattled Hall of Fame football player…... Read More

Co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon to be presented with ESPY's Pat Tillman Award for Service

(NEW YORK) -- Since 2010, when it started on the ground in Haiti, Team Rubicon has been helping others rebuild their homes and more importantly their lives after disasters in the US and abroad.And Wednesday, co-founder and CEO Jake Wood is expected to be presented with the ESPY's Pat Tillman…... Read More

Steph Curry wants to take on Hollywood

(LOS ANGELES) -- Steph Curry is already a winner on the basketball court, now the Golden State Warriors point guard is shooting for Hollywood success.The NBA championship winner's production company, Unanimous Media, recently signed a partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment to create films, TV shows, video games, virtual reality projects…... Read More

High school baseball players who put friendship and sportsmanship over celebrations receive surprise honorary ESPY award

(NEW YORK) -- Two longtime childhood friends who play on rival high school baseball teams were stunned to receive an honorary ESPY award for the sportsmanship they showed earlier this year.In June, Ty Koehn sent the Mounds View Mustangs to the state championship after striking out his good friend Jack…... Read More

'I hope that the abuse will end with us,' Aly Raisman says ahead of receiving ESPYs Arthur Ashe Courage Award

(NEW YORK) -- Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman, along with other survivors who spoke out about the rampant sexual abuse by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award tonight at the 2018 ESPYs."Getting that award with this incredible army of survivors is…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/17/18

(NEW YORK) --      Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:    ALL-STAR GAME Final  AL   8  NL   6, 10 Innings  Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

MLB All-Stars acknowledge quieter posture in age of athlete activism

(NEW YORK) -- Look north from the upper deck of Nationals Park in southeast Washington, D.C., home of the 2018 MLB All-Star Game, and through the construction cranes dotting the skyline, the ivory dome of the U.S. Capitol looms, one mile away on the horizon.It's an all-too-perfect symbol for the…... Read More

Pussy Riot World Cup protesters get 15-day jail term, 3-year ban from sporting events

(MOSCOW) -- Four members of the anti-Vladimir Putin, anti-Donald Trump group Pussy Riot were sentenced to 15 days in jail for participating in a dramatic on-field protest during the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.Veronika Nikulshina, Olga Kuracheva, Olga Pakhtusova and Petya Verzilov also have been…... Read More

Diverse French team brings home World Cup championship

(PARIS) -- The French are welcoming home their soccer heroes in Paris on Monday after becoming the 2018 World Cup champions. But what is notable about the squad isn't just the goals they managed to rack up, but the diversity the players embody.Some 15 of the 23 members of France's…... Read More

Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon run to 'all moms'

(LONDON) -- Less than a year after giving birth, Serena Williams captivated the world this month as she soared to the Wimbledon final.She came up short Saturday, losing to Angelique Kerber, but Williams dedicated her impressive comeback at the famed London Grand Slam event to "all moms," working and stay-at-home."These…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/15/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  Colorado      4  Seattle         3 Final  Oakland       6  San Francisco   2 Final  L-A Dodgers   5  L-A Angels      3  AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Baltimore       6  Texas         5 Final  Boston          5  Toronto       2 Final  Cleveland       5  N-Y Yankees   2 Final  Detroit         6  Houston       3 Final  Minnesota      11  Tampa Bay    …... Read More