Scoreboard roundup — 3/7/21

Scoreboard roundup — 3/7/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONTeam LeBron 170, Team Durant 150NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 5, Buffalo 2Tampa Bay 6, Chicago 3New Jersey 1, Boston 0Carolina 4, Florida 2Washington 3, Philadelphia 1Pittsburgh 5, NY Rangers 1Nashville 4, Dallas 3 (SO)Ottawa 4, Calgary…
Two 76ers to miss All-Star game after contact tracing

Two 76ers to miss All-Star game after contact tracing

BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA)-- Philadelphia star Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will miss the All-Star game after coming in contact with someone who has since tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced Sunday. ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports the pair were in contact with a Philadelphia barber.…
Scoreboard roundup — 3/6/21

Scoreboard roundup — 3/6/21

BY: ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday's games: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE  Final  N-Y Islanders   5  Buffalo        2  Final  N-Y Rangers     6  New Jersey     3  Final  Pittsburgh      4  Philadelphia   3  Final  Florida      …
NFL hires Maia Chaka as 1st Black female on-field official

NFL hires Maia Chaka as 1st Black female on-field official

By HALEY YAMADA and ERIC NOLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Maia Chaka will become the first Black female on-field official in NFL history, the league announced on Friday.Chaka, who has officiated college football and XFL games, will begin her new role this upcoming season.When not on the field, she's a…
Creighton University basketball coach suspended for ‘plantation’ analogy

Creighton University basketball coach suspended for ‘plantation’ analogy

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (OMAHA, Neb.) -- Creighton University has suspended its men's head basketball coach after he admitted to making a "terribly inappropriate analogy" when he told his players not to "leave the plantation."Coach Greg McDermott issued a contrite statement acknowledging his "egregious mistake" and apologizing to those…
MLB All-Star reveals why he’s opting out for 2021 season amid $70M contract

MLB All-Star reveals why he’s opting out for 2021 season amid $70M contract

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ian Desmond, a two-time Major League Baseball All-Star at the top of his professional game, stunned sports fans when he decided to stop playing. The 35-year-old Colorado Rockies centerfielder and father of five spoke exclusively to ABC News' Good Morning America in his…
Scoreboard roundup — 3/4/21

Scoreboard roundup — 3/4/21

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 132, Toronto 125Washington 119, LA Clippers 117New York 114, Detroit 104Denver 113, Indiana 103Milwaukee 112, Memphis 111Miami 103, New Orleans 93Oklahoma City 107, San Antonio 102Phoenix 120, Golden State 98Portland 123, Sacramento 119NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY…