By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- J.J. Watt’s request to be released from the Houston Texans has been granted, the team and defensive end announced on Friday.In a video posted to Twitter, Watt said he “sat down with... Read More.
By ABC News (TOKYO) -- The Tokyo Olympics will take place this year "no matter how the COVID situation will be," organizers said Tuesday. "We will make sure the Games will be held no matter how the COVID situation will be," Yoshiro Mori, president... Read More.
By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Being vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be a requirement to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, organizers said Thursday.The 2020 Summer Olympics were supposed to kick off in the Japanese capital last year on July... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The entire 2021 NCAA men's championship basketball tournament will be held in Indiana, the NCAA announced Monday.The NCAA is partnering with the local health department in Marion County to test players,... Read More.
BY LOUIS MILMAN(HOUSTON) -- Houston Rockets star James Harden could return to the court this weekend if he continues to test negative for the coronavirus, ESPN reports.Harden was fined $50,000 and ruled unavailable for the team's scheduled season... Read More.
By LOUIS MILMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Detroit Lions will be on their third head coach of the season on Saturday, after interim head coach Darrell Bevell was deemed unable to coach due to COVID-19 protocols.Detroit is... Read More.
By NIDHI SINGH and WILL LINENDOLL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Emmanuel Acho wants to be a bridge of communication.In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, the former NFL linebacker posted a nine-minute and 27-second video about systemic racism in the... Read More.
By CARMEN J. COX, ABC News (ASHBURN, Va.) -- The NFL's Washington, D.C., franchise has decided on a new name -- at least for now.The team announced Thursday that, effective immediately, the organization will call itself the "Washington Football Team," sources... Read More.
(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... Read More.
By CARMEN COX, ABC News (SEATTLE) -- Seattle's new NHL expansion team will have a completely carbon-neutral venue to play in beginning in the 2021-22 season. Amazon purchased the building's naming rights, according to an announcement Thursday, and will call it... Read More.
By LESLEY MESSER, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the United States in March, many struggled to figure how they could do their jobs while maintaining the safety guidelines outlined by experts.For Jeff... Read More.