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Alabama quarterback Mac Jones addresses NFL possibility after CFB National Championship win

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- University of Alabama quarterback Mac Jones led the undefeated Crimson Tide to a national championship with a victory over Ohio State on Monday night after an unprecedented college football season.Jones joined ABC News' Good Morning America on Tuesday morning, just hours after…... Read More

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick declines to accept Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

By DEENA ZARU, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Bill Belichick, the head coach of the New England Patriots, said on Monday that he is declining to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump, citing last Wednesday's siege of the U.S. Capitol, which was partly incited by Trump."Recently,…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/11/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 121, Orlando 99Charlotte 109, New York 88Washington 128, Phoenix 107Memphis 101, Cleveland 91Atlanta 112, Philadelphia 94Portland 112, Toronto 111Sacramento 127, Indiana 122New Orleans at Dallas (Postponed)TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLUConn 60, DePaul 53Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio.…... Read More

Tom Brady leads Tampa Bay Bucs to first playoff win in nearly 20 years

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' first playoff appearance since 2007, and Tom Brady led the Bucs to the team's first playoff win since 2002. The Bucs beat Washington 31-23 in their NFC wildcard game Saturday.The 43-year-old quarterback also broke the record for the oldest…... Read More

In blow to Trump, golf’s PGA strips major championship from Trump-owned course

By JOHN SANTUCCI, MATTHEW MOSK and PETE MADDEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As he faces a lonely end to his presidency, Donald Trump learned Sunday evening that, in the wake of last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol, he has lost one of the relationships he values most: his partnership…... Read More

Titans honor six officers from Nashville Christmas Day explosion at playoff game

By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The Tennessee Titans honored the six first responders responsible for safely evacuating residents in downtown Nashville, Tennessee prior to the Christmas Day bombing.Officers Brenna Hosey, Tyler Luellen, Michael Sipos, Amanda Topping, James Wells and Sergeant Timothy Miller were in attendance at Sunday’s…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/10/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONUtah 96, Detroit 86LA Clippers 130, Chicago 127Denver 114, New York 89Oklahoma City 129, Brooklyn 116LA Lakers 120, Houston 102Minnesota 96, San Antonio 88Golden State 106, Toronto 105Miami at Boston (Postponed)NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYOFFSBaltimore 20, Tennessee…... Read More

Report: Hall of Fame baseball manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

By ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Tommy Lasorda, the Hall of Fame manager who led the Dodgers to 2 World Series titles, has died at the age of 93. In a statement, the Dodgers said Lasorda went into cardiac arrest at 10:09 p.m. Thursday night. He was taken to the…... Read More

Simone Biles shares message about athletes expressing their opinions

By MEGAN STONE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Simone Biles says she's more than just a four-time Olympic gold medalist, she is a person who has the right to freely express her own opinions.The acclaimed gymnast, like many public figures, reacted in horror when rioters overtook the U.S. Capitol building on…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/7/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 122, Philadelphia 109Cleveland 94, Memphis 90Denver 124, Dallas 117 (OT)Portland 135 Minnesota 117San Antonio 118, LA Lakers 109TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 86, BYU 69Iowa 89, Maryland 67Wisconsin 80, Indiana 73Colorado 79, Oregon 72Illinois 81, Northwestern 56Santa…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/6/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOrlando 105, Cleveland 94Indiana 114, Houston 107Philadelphia 141, Washington 136New York 112, Utah 100Charlotte 102, Atlanta 94Boston 107, Miami 105Oklahoma City 111, New Orleans 110Milwaukee 130, Detroit 115Phoenix 123, Toronto 115Sacramento 128, Chicago 124LA Clippers 108,…... Read More

University of Alabama’s DeVonta Smith wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Heisman Trust awarded the coveted Heisman Trophy to University of Alabama senior DeVonta Smith Tuesday night. The Crimson Tide player is the first wide receiver since 1991 to win one of college football's highest individual honors.Smith delivered an inspiring message to young athletes during…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 1/5/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 130, Utah 96LA Lakers 94, Memphis 92Denver 123, Minnesota 116San Antonio 116, LA Clippers 113Chicago 106, Portland 103TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLTexas 78, Iowa St. 72Texas Tech 82, Kansas St. 71Clemson 74, NC State 70TCU 82, Kansas…... Read More

Soccer star Alex Morgan recovering from COVID-19, she says

By Good Morning America, GMA(LOS ANGELES) -- Soccer star Alex Morgan contracted COVID-19 while in California over the holidays, she revealed Tuesday.Morgan, a co-captain of the U.S. Women's National Team, tweeted that her family has also tested positive, adding that everyone is "in good spirits and recovering well."Morgan is married…... Read More