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As Big Ten decides to return, 42 Wisconsin players and staff have tested positive for COVID, officials say

By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(MADISON, Wisc.) -- A day after the Big Ten decided to resume the football season, local officials announced University of Wisconsin, Madison has had over 40 football players and staff test positive for COVID-19 so far.On Wednesday, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors announced…... Read More

Big Ten to play football this season

BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The Big Ten will be playing college football this season after the Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to resume the season on the weekend of October 23 and 24.  Each team will play an eight game schedule, but opponents have…... Read More

WNBA star Maya Moore married man she helped free from wrongful conviction

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Basketball star turned activist Maya Moore revealed that she and Jonathan Irons have married. The pair joined ABC News' Good Morning America Wednesday to share exclusive details of their unique love story that blossomed out of friendship after she helped free him from prison…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/20

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBoston 2, Miami 0Tampa Bay 6, Washington 1Atlanta 5, Baltimore 1Colorado 3, Oakland 1Chi Cubs 6, Cleveland 5Arizona 9, LA Angels 8San Francisco at Seattle (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 20, Toronto 6Detroit 6, Kansas City 0Houston 4,…... Read More

The app fueling Mike Tyson's long-awaited return to the ring

By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson teased fans for weeks -- posting workout videos and cryptic messages on social media -- before finally announcing his long-awaited return to the ring.On November 28, Tyson, 54, will face off against "Captain Hook" -- also known…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/20

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 14, Atlanta 1AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 6, Oakland 5Oakland 9, Seattle 0Chi White Sox 3, Minnesota 1NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 3, Pittsburgh 1Cincinatti 9, Pittsburgh 4Milwaukee 2, St. Louis 1St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 2San Diego 7, LA Dodgers 2NATIONAL…... Read More

Mike Tyson feels 'unconquerable' ahead of upcoming fight

By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When asked what word would best describe the 54-year-old former heavyweight boxing champion today, without hesitation, Mike Tyson responded "unconquerable."On Nov. 28, Tyson will face off against "Captain Hook" -- former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr., 51. Tyson's long-awaited return to the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/13/20

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEKansas City 11, Pittsburgh 0LA Angels 5, Colorado 3Toronto 7, NY Mets 3Seattle 7, Arizona 3LA Dodgers 8, Houston 1AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 3, Baltimore 1Boston 6, Tampa Bay 3Chi White Sox 5, Detroit 2Texas 6, Oakland…... Read More

How Naomi Osaka is using masks to make statement on one of world's biggest tennis stages

BY: JOSHUA HOYOS AND SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC NEWS This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation.(NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka stepped onto the sport's biggest stage with…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 9/10/20

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESt. Louis 12, Detroit 2Detroit 6, St. Louis 3AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 3, Houston 1LA Angels 6, Texas 2Kansas City 11, Cleveland 1Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3Baltimore at NY Yankees (Postponed)NATIONAL LEAGUEAtlanta 7, Washington 6Miami 7, Philadelphia 6San…... Read More

NFL kicks off new season amid pandemic

By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ(NEW YORK) -- The NFL will kick off its new season Thursday night amid the coronavirus pandemic.Unlike the MLB, NBA, NHL and Major League Soccer, all of which had to either pause or delay the start of their seasons due to COVID-19, the NFL is starting on time,…... Read More