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How US women's national soccer team players are helping fellow female entrepreneurs

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The athletes on the U.S. women's national soccer team have spent their whole careers disrupting the status quo and fighting for women. Now, some of the players are turning their efforts off the pitch to help mentor fellow female entrepreneurs as they navigate…... Read More

Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies home games to proceed without fans in 2020

By CARMEN J. COX, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia sports fans won't be in the stands watching their beloved Phillies or Eagles when they play at home in 2020. City officials made the call, citing safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic."The Eagles are still going to be allowed to…... Read More

NFL's Washington Redskins to change name following years of backlash

By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(ASHBURN, Va.) -- The NFL's Washington Redskins have decided to change their team name."On July 3rd we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team's name. ... Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this…... Read More

Sports franchises face pressure to change names with Native American emblems

By: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With America in the midst of a reckoning over racial inequality, more athletes are continuing to speak out across the sports world. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, and star running back Adrian Peterson are just a few of…... Read More

Andy Murray, Duchess Kate surprise students with video call on would-be start of Wimbeldon

(LONDON) -- Along with Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, Duchess Kate surprised tennis fans from Bond Primary School in South London on a video call Friday."The former Wimbledon Champion shared his experiences of playing tennis growing up, some vital tips to better their game and how he's managed training over the…... Read More

Valentina Sampaio becomes 1st openly transgender 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit model

By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Valentina Sampaio has become the first transgender model to grace the pages of Sports Illustrated's highly coveted swimsuit issue."I was so surprised," Sampaio told Good Morning America. "It means a lot, not just for myself but for all the LGBTQ+ community."Sampaio wears…... Read More

Orlando Magic player tests positive for coronavirus, team official says

By ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- On the same day the Orlando Magic arrived at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to prepare for the upcoming NBA season restart, officials said one of their players will be temporally benched by the coronavirus.Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman made the…... Read More

WNBA dedicates 2020 season to social justice efforts

(NEW YORK) -- BY: MEREDITH DELISOThe WNBA and WNBPA announced on Monday that they will be putting work into social justice and honoring the Black Lives Matter movement in the 2020 season.This includes a new platform, The Justice Movement, and a social justice council, as players have been increasing their…... Read More

Washington Redskins considering changing name just to be 'politically correct': Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- BY: OLIVIA EUBANKSPresident Donald Trump on Monday weighed in on the Washington Redskins football team and Cleveland Indians baseball team considering changing their names -- names Native Americans have long complained are racially offensive.While he didn't flat-out say he’s opposed to a change in their names, he tweeted…... Read More

Trump lashes out at Bubba Wallace, NASCAR over noose investigation, Confederate flag ban

By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at NASCAR's only full-time Black driver on Twitter Monday morning, demanding he apologize for an investigation into an apparent noose found in the driver's garage.In the same tweet, the president also blasted NASCAR for banning Confederate flags from all…... Read More

Report: Redskins' minority owners looking to sell shares in team

By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The minority owners of the Washington Redskins are reportedly looking to get rid of their shares in the NFL team.The Washington Post reports Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar and Frederick W. Smith have enlisted the help of an investment banking firm  to search…... Read More

NHL, NHLPA finalize protocols for season to resume in Edmonton and Toronto

By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The NHL and NHLPA have finalized the protocols for the season to resume this summer in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN.As of Sunday night, the sides still were finalizing the details of a memorandum of understanding for a…... Read More

Washington Redskins to undergo 'thorough review' of team name

By LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(ASHBURN, Va.) -- The Washington Redskins, the NFL football team representing the nation’s capital, announced Friday it would begin a “thorough review” of its controversial name that Native Americans have long objected to as racially offensive.In a statement the team said the decision was made “in…... Read More

MLB spring training begins with changes amid pandemic

By ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball is back as the league's summer camp has officially kicked off.With baseball's return amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the league is establishing several changes to player conduct and protocol to maintain and monitor the health and safety of the athletes.Watch the full report…... Read More