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MLB All-Star Josh Hader will be required to undergo sensitivity training after racist tweets resurface

(WASHINGTON) -- Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to undergo sensitivity training after a number of offensive tweets he wrote before he was drafted recently resurfaced, Major League Baseball said in a statement.Hader, 24, tweeted various racist, misogynist and homophobic tweets in 2011 and 2012. All of the…... 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

Pussy Riot claims responsibility for dramatic on-field protest during World Cup 2018 final

(MOSCOW) -- Pussy Riot claimed responsibility Sunday for an on-field protest during the World Cup 2018 final game between France and Croatia, a dramatic display of dissent that called for the release of political prisoners and advocating for freedom of speech.Four members of the Russian punk rock band and arts…... Read More

France overpowers Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

(MOSCOW) -- France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win the world's biggest international soccer tournament for the second time.France had been among the favorites to win the tournament from the outset and proved too much for Croatia, who dominated possession but were undone by an early own goal and…... Read More

Serena Williams loses Wimbledon final, 10 months after having baby

(LONDON) -- Less than a year after having a baby, Serena Williams fell just short of winning Wimbledon.The tennis star lost the championship Saturday in a stunning two-set match to Angelique Kerber.Kerber, who was ranked No. 11, beat Williams 6-3, 6-3 at the final at the All England Club in…... Read More