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Staten Island man expected to plead guilty in NCAA fixing scheme

(NEW YORK) -- A Staten Island, New York man is set to plead guilty Thursday to charges he tried to bribe college basketball players to fix games, his attorney said. Federal prosecutors said that Benjamin Bifalco concocted a "scheme to fix an NCAA college basketball game." Investigators learned of the…... Read More

Aly Raisman pens letter about PTSD following 'productive, but exhausting' therapy session

(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), opened up about her "productive, but exhausting" therapy session on Tuesday.Raisman, 25, explained that her latest therapy appointment left her feeling "completely drained, as if I just finished an intense training session. My body aches."Despite…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 2/18/20

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 5, Columbus 1Pittsburgh 5, Toronto 2Detroit 4, Montreal 3Winnipeg 6, Los Angeles 3St. Louis 3, New Jersey 0Carolina 4, Nashville 1Ottawa 7, Buffalo 4TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLBaylor 65, Oklahoma 54Dayton 66, VCU 61Maryland 76, Northwestern 67Florida St. 82,…... Read More

Daytona 500 driver Ryan Newman awake, speaking following fiery crash

(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is "awake and speaking with family and doctors" following a fiery crash at the end of Monday night's Daytona 500, according to his team."Ryan and his family have expressed their appreciation for the concern and heartfelt messages from across the country," officials…... Read More

Dwyane Wade calls daughter their family's leader, shares details of ESPN documentary

(NEW YORK) -- Retired NBA great Dwyane Wade is offering a rare glimpse into his life on and off the basketball court in a new personal documentary, D. Wade: Life Unexpected, including how his family is supporting his 12-year-old daughter Zaya's gender identity. "Myself and my family, we love the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 2/17/20

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEArizona 2, NY Islanders 1Florida 5, San Jose 3Calgary 6, Anaheim 4Vegas 3, Washington 2Tampa Bay 4, Colorado 3 -- OTTOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLKansas 91, Iowa St. 71Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Tokyo Marathon limiting race entry to elites only, citing coronavirus fears

(TOKYO) -- Tokyo Marathon organizers have closed the March 1 race to all participants other than elite athletes, due to the spread of coronavirus. "Tokyo Marathon Foundation have been preparing for the Tokyo Marathon 2020 (Sunday, March 1) while implementing preventive safety measures, however, now that case of COVID-19 has…... Read More

President Trump opens the Daytona 500: 'So exciting'

(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- President Donald Trump on Sunday addressed NASCAR fans before the start to the 62nd Daytona 500, calling the race "pure American glory."“Soon, the cars will take to the track for the start," he said. "Tires will screech, rubber will burn, fans will scream and the great…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 2/16/20

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONTeam LeBron 157, Team Giannis 155NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Detroit 1Boston 3, N.Y. Rangers 1OT Edmonton 4, Carolina 3Anaheim 5, Vancouver 1Nashville 2, St. Louis 1OT Ottawa 4, Dallas 3SO New Jersey 4, Columbus 3Buffalo 5, Toronto 2Winnipeg 3, Chicago 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(4)San Diego St. 72, Boise St. 55(15)Villanova 76, Temple 56(17)Oregon 80, Utah 62(21)Iowa 58, Minnesota 55Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio.…... Read More

Former Miami Heat lawyer claims she was fired for going on maternity leave

(MIAMI) -- A former attorney for the Miami Heat NBA team is suing the basketball organization in federal court, claiming she was fired in retaliation for taking maternity leave.Vered Yakovee, who was a vice president and associate general counsel for The Heat Group, had been approved to become an adoptive…... Read More

Ticket information released for Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant memorial

(LOS ANGELES) -- Ticket information for the public memorial service of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant has been released.Tickets for the Feb. 24 memorial start at $24.02 or can be purchased for $224 each or two for $224, according to the NBA.Similar to the date of the…... Read More