(NEW YORK) -- Olympic teams often have coaches, trainers and physical therapists on their staff. But for the Tokyo Games, the U.S. Weightlifting team has added another role to help its athletes perform at the top of their game – a sleep performance director. Dr.... Read More.
(DENVER) -- New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has once again been crowned the winner of the Home Run Derby. The 26-year-old defended his title in Denver’s Coors Field Monday night, beating Baltimore Orioles first baseman Trey Mancini in the final round of the... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Zach Johnson, the 2015 Open Championship winner, will miss this week's Open Championship after testing positive for COVID-19. Johnson announced the news on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/Qk9Osk3MbY — Zach Johnson (@ZachJohnsonPGA) July 12, 2021 According to ESPN, Johnson a given rapid-test following the final... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA announced on Friday its five finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The contenders are: Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- Former NBA champion and four-time All-Star Ben Wallace is set to be inducted in the 2021 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame according to an ESPN source. Wallace spent 17 years in the league, 9 of them with the Detroit Pistons. Wallace along... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has announced the creation of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The award is named after the six-time NBA Champion and Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer. It will honor the NBA player who pursues social justice and upholds the league's decades-long... Read More.
By CHRIS LUMSDEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One 78-year-old grandmother is proving that age is just a number by inspiring others to live a healthier life.Nora Langdon, a retired realtor and grandmother of one, has a real passion for heavy... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Say "hello" to the people's champ, Tyler Perry. The esteemed actor, writer, director, producer, and more will be awarded with "The People's Champion of 2020" award at the E! People's Choice Awards, the network announced on Tuesday. As described by the press release, Perry... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Serena Williams says she was "undervalued" and "underpaid" in her tennis career, despite earning four Olympic golds and 23 Grand Slam singles titles to date. It's been an uphill battle for Williams over the years, who made her tennis debut in the 1990s alongside her... Read More.