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Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hulton Archive/Getty Images)By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Baseball icon and Hall of Famer Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron passed away at 86 years old on Friday.The retired right fielder from Mobile, Alabama, was known as one of the greatest power hitters in Major League Baseball history.”Mr. Aaron passed away peacefully in his sleep. The…read more »

‘There is no plan B’ for Tokyo Olympics, IOC chief says

BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP via Getty ImagesBy ABC News (NEW YORK) — Despite rising COVID-19 infections in Japan, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Thursday that there is “no reason whatsoever” to believe the Olympic Games in Tokyo will not open on July 23 as planned.”This is why there is no plan B and this is…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/21/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONLA Lakers 113 Milwaukee 106Utah 129, New Orleans 118New York 119, Golden State 104NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 4, New Jersey 1Winnipeg 4, Ottawa 1Tampa Bay 3, Columbus 2 (OT)Boston 5, Philadelphia 4 (SO)Montreal 7, Vancouver 3Los Angeles 4, Colorado 2Florida at…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/20/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 124, Indiana 112Philadelphia 117, Boston 109Cleveland 147, Brooklyn 135 (2OT)Miami 111, Toronto 102Atlanta 123, Detroit 115 (OT)Orlando 97, Minnesota 96Phoenix 109, Houston 103LA Clippers 115, Sacramento 96Golden State 121, San Antonio 99Washington at Charlotte (Postponed)Memphis at Portland (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEEdmonton…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/19/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDenver 119, Oklahoma City 101Utah 118, New Orleans 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWinnipeg 4, Ottawa 3 (OT)Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 0New Jersey 4, NY Rangers 3Florida 5, Chicago 4 (OT)Pittsburgh 5, Washington 4Detroit 3, Columbus 2 (OT)Colorado 3, Los Angeles 2Carolina at Nashville (Postponed)TOP-25…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/18/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONNew York 91, Orlando 84Atlanta 108, Minnesota 97San Antonio 125, Portland 104Memphis 108, Phoenix 104Toronto 116, Dallas 93Brooklyn 125, Milwaukee 123Chicago 125, Houston 120Miami 113, Detroit 107Golden State 115, L.A. Lakers 113 Cleveland  at  Washington (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEColumbus 3, Detroit 2NY…read more »

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