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NY’s Nassau County announces ban on trans women from competing in women’s sports in county-run facilities

AdShooter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Republican Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced Thursday that he will use an executive order to ban transgender athletes from competing in events aligning with their gender identity in county-run facilities.The executive order states that sports leagues, organizations, teams and other entities in the Long Island, New York county must expressly designate teams based on an athlete's sex assigned at birth, when applying for a "use and occupancy" permit at a Nassau County Parks property for […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/22/24

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 129, Detroit 115New York 110, Philadelphia 96Toronto 121, Brooklyn 93Orlando 116, Cleveland 109Dallas 123, Phoenix 113Oklahoma City 129, LA Clippers 107Boston 129, Chicago 112New Orleans 127, Houston 105Denver 130, Washington 110Charlotte 115, Utah 107Sacramento 127, San Antonio 122Golden State 128, LA Lakers 110NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENashville 4, Los Angeles 1Ottawa 4, Dallas 1Pittsburgh 4, Montreal 1Carolina 1, Florida 0Detroit 2, Colorado 1 (OT)Washington 5, Tampa Bay 3NY Rangers […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024

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Indigenous HOOPS program supports Indigenous youth and mental health

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- DeShawn and Sharmane Joseph want to see more Indigenous athletes on the world stage.The husband-wife duo are the founders of Indigenous HOOPS -- which stands for "Honoring Our Original People in Sports" -- a nationwide basketball program for Indigenous youth that started as a local league for their Tulalip Nation."It all started because a little girl wanted to play basketball," Sharmane Joseph said about her and DeShawn Joseph's eldest daughter, who wanted to play basketball as […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/21/24

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 6, Edmonton 5 (OT)Columbus 7, Anaheim 4Toronto 6, Arizona 3Buffalo 3, Montreal 2Philadelphia 3, Chicago 1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLMarquette 105, DePaul 71Duke 84, Miami 55Penn St. 90, Illinois 89Alabama 98, Florida 93George Mason 71, Dayton 67LSU 75, Kentucky 74New Mexico 68, Colorado St. 66MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERMiami 2, Real Salt Lake 0Copyright © 2024, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

todayFebruary 22, 2024

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/20/24

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUELos Angeles 5, Columbus 1Washington 6, New Jersey 2Florida 3, Ottawa 2 (OT)NY Rangers 3, Dallas 1NY Islanders 5, Pittsburgh 4 (OT)Winnipeg 6, Minnesota 3Colorado 3, Vancouver 1Nashville 5, Vegas 3TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLSaint Mary's (Cal.) 70, San Francisco 66Creighton 85, UConn 66Tennessee 72, Missouri 67BYU 78, Baylor 71Utah St. 68, San Diego St. 63Texas Tech 82, TCU 81Copyright © 2024, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

todayFebruary 21, 2024

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/19/24

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEAnaheim 4, Buffalo 3Toronto 4, St. Louis 2Boston 4 Dallas 3 (SO)Minnesota 10, Vancouver 7Detroit 4 Seattle 3 (OT)Calgary 6, Winnipeg 3Vegas 4, San Jose 0Edmonton 6, Arizona 3Carolina 6, Chicago 3Ottawa 4, Tampa Bay 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLHouston 73, Iowa St. 65Copyright © 2024, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

todayFebruary 20, 2024

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NASCAR delays Daytona 500 race by a day due to heavy rain

James Gilbert/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.)-- Steady rain and gusty winds in Florida prompted NASCAR to delay the start of the iconic Daytona 500 race until Monday, officials said.The race at the Daytona International Speedway, the official opening of the NASCAR Cup Series season, had been scheduled to begin around 3 p.m. on Sunday but was called off hours before as the weather forecast showed no sign that the rain would let up, officials said.The green-flag start to the stock car […]

todayFebruary 18, 2024

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High school football team that beat the odds gets deserving surprises

Jeffrey Grigsby / EyeEm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Cardinal Hayes High School's football team is the definition of a ray of sunshine! Once called one of the "worst teams," the players overcame the odds to win the New York State Catholic High School State Championship in December 2023, becoming the first New York City team in history to do so. The young players have had to contend with multiple challenges -- from an outdoor home field that's smaller than regulation size […]

todayFebruary 16, 2024

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University of Iowa’s Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA women’s basketball scoring record

Caitlin Clark of the Iowa Hawkeyes dribbles against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the second half at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Feb. 11, 2024, in Lincoln, Neb. -- Steven Branscombe/Getty Images(IOWA CITY, Iowa) -- Caitlin Clark, the University of Iowa basketball phenom, is now officially in the history books. Clark, a senior point guard for the Hawkeyes, made history Thursday, becoming the NCAA women’s basketball career scoring leader after making her first three shots in the first quarter of Iowa’s home game […]

todayFebruary 16, 2024

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