Irina Krush looks to defend title at 2021 US Chess Championships

Irina Krush looks to defend title at 2021 US Chess Championships

(NEW YORK) —  The 2021 U.S. Chess Championships are underway and Irina Krush is back to defend her title. Krush is an eight-time U.S. women's champion and the only female American grandmaster. She told ABC Audio's Perspective podcast that becoming a grandmaster is not easy. "People will become grandmasters by…
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman shares details about the upcoming NHL season

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman shares details about the upcoming NHL season

(NEW YORK) -- Hockey fans can expect new viewing platforms and updates when they watch games this season. ABC, ESPN, ESPN+ and Hulu are changing the way fans can watch their favorite sport while introducing it to everyone in an exciting way. Watch the full interview from Good Morning America:…
Jets and Falcons to face-off in NFL return to England

Jets and Falcons to face-off in NFL return to England

(LONDON) -- After a two-year pandemic break, football is returning to London this weekend as the NFL ventures over for the first of two regular season matchups. The New York Jets will face the Atlanta Falcons at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday. Atlanta coach Arthur Smith commented on trip options…
Visually impaired runner completes marathon with the help of guides, friends

Visually impaired runner completes marathon with the help of guides, friends

(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- Laura Sosalla, of St. Paul, Minnesota, was declared legally blind earlier this year due to long-term effects after a battle with COVID-19 last November. Sosalla was determined and said she wanted to prove to herself that she wouldn't let the impairment change how she lived her…
Scoreboard roundup — 10//7/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10//7/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 6, Chi White Sox 1 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Philadelphia 125, Toronto 113 Memphis 128, Charlotte 98 Miami 113, Houston 106 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASON Tampa Bay…
Scoreboard roundup — 10/6/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/6/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS LA Dodgers 3, St. Louis 1 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Phoenix 117, LA Lakers 105 Detroit 115, San Antonio 105 Cleveland 99, Atlanta 96 New Orleans 104, Orlando 86 Dallas 111, Utah 101…
Scoreboard roundup — 10/5/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/5/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Boston 6, NY Yankees 2 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON New York 125, Indiana 104 Chicago 131, Cleveland 95 Houston 125, Washington 119 Memphis 87, Milwaukee 77 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASON Florida 3, Tampa…