Famed figure skating coach banned for life following sexual misconduct investigation

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Once-celebrated figure skating coach Richard Callaghan has been banned from the sport for life more than two decades after its national governing body dismissed allegations of sexual...

Athlete Misty Diaz shows how limitless life with spina bifida can be

ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Misty Diaz bench presses more than her own body weight. She dominates in the gym and on the Spartan Field – completing more than 65 Spartan Races to date. She is an absolute force – but when...

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/21/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE NY Mets 4, Cleveland 3 Philadelphia 5, Boston 2 LA Dodgers 2, Toronto 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 7, Seattle 6...

US soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal at Eagles training camp

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- Two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her killer kicking skills at practice with the reigning Super Bowl champs.

Roger Clemens: 'No interest' in running for Congress despite GOP recruitment effort

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens is "honored" by the encouragement to run for Congress, but he has ruled it out -- blaming the "climate in politics." In a message...

Former MLB stars caught up in largest drug bust in Dominican Republic's history

pawel.gaul/iStock(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- A three-time MLB All-Star and a veteran pitcher were among 21 people implicated in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday as part of what the country's attorney general...

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/20/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE NY Mets 9, Cleveland 2 Philadelphia 3, Boston 2 LA Dodgers 16, Toronto 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE LA Angels 5, Texas 1...

Alex Rodriguez uses a fake Instagram or 'burner' account to follow his daughters

bigtunaonline/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Um, we have a feeling this won't go over so well at home. While on the "Chicks in the Office" podcast this week, Alex Rodriguez dropped a bombshell that his two daughters, Natasha and...

15-Year-old tennis star Coco Gauff says she hopes 'to be the greatest of all time'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At just 15 years old, Coco Gauff has become a household name in the tennis world after becoming the youngest qualifier in history to make the main draw at Wimbledon -- and the youngest woman to win a...

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/19/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 5, Baltimore 4 Seattle 9, Tampa Bay 3 Houston 5, Detroit 4 Chi White Sox 6, Minnesota 4 Texas 8, LA...

Jay-Z faces backlash over NFL partnership as Colin Kaepernick remains out of the league

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Jay-Z is facing backlash from supporters of Colin Kaepernick and critics of the National Football League after the NFL announced last week that the hip-hop mogul and his label teamed up with the...

Report: Dwight Howard’s reps given green light to talk to Lakers

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Is Dwight Howard's short time with the Memphis Grizzlies close to coming to an end? League sources tell ESPN the center’s representatives have been given permission to talk to...

Former NFL running back, University of Texas star Cedric Benson dies at 36

33ft/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin, Texas over the weekend. He was 36. Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, told ESPN that he...

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE NY Mets 11, Kansas City 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 7, Toronto 0 Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 4 Boston 13, Baltimore 7...

3 Dead in soccer riot in Honduras as opposing fans attack team bus

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Three people were killed during riots before a soccer match in Honduras late Saturday when opposing fans attacked a team bus and chaos broke out between spectators and police. At least 10 other people...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced at least twice before 'coming down hard' in fiery crash: NTSB

guvendemir/iStock(ELIZABETHON, Tenn.) -- NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced at least twice before "coming down hard" on the right main landing gear resulting in Thursday's fiery crash, officials said Friday.

Army allows West Point graduate to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

skynesher/iStock(NEW YORK) --  A former West Point offensive tackle has been granted an exception by the Army in order to sign a three-year deal to play football for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN.

Serena Williams outburst at 2018 US Open Women's Final explored in new ESPN series 'Backstory'

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka faced her childhood hero Serena Williams in the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Final and won, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam title in...

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/15/19

iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 7, Detroit 2   Cleveland 19, NY Yankees 5 Minnesota 13, Texas 6     LA Angels 8,...

NFL players help pay bail for immigration activist jailed by ICE after reciting poem against family separations

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- An undocumented immigration activist was freed from an ICE detention center in Southern California nearly three months after he was first detained, thanks to the help of some NFL players...

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Thursday's local scoreboard, Aug. 22

Thursday's local scoreboard, Aug. 22

Baby Cakes Beat Chasers

Baby Cakes Beat Chasers

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Husker notes: Huskers to Begin Preparation for South Alabama

Husker notes: Huskers to Begin Preparation for South Alabama

Former Husker, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue reunites with Doc Rivers

Former Husker, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue reunites with Doc Rivers

Husker notes: Expectations Welcome

Husker notes: Expectations Welcome

Women's Hoops Season Tickets on Sale Aug. 21

Women's Hoops Season Tickets on Sale Aug. 21

Huskers Open Regular Season at Kansas

Huskers Open Regular Season at Kansas