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Washington Football Team to transform embattled cheer team after scandal

EricVega/iStockBy THE GMA TEAM, ABC News (ASHBURN, Va.) — The Washington Football Team plans to revamp its sideline entertainment experience in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. The NFL franchise plans to turn its cheerleading squad into a co-ed dance team.Watch the full report from ABC News’ Good Morning America: Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio.…read more »

After a life-threatening pregnancy, Olympian Allyson Felix joins campaign to protect pregnant people

Harry How/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix is lending her voice to educate people about life-threatening pregnancy complications after facing her own potentially deadly experience when she gave birth to her daughter in November 2018. Felix, whose daughter, Camryn, was born via emergency C-section at 32 weeks, has joined…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/2/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMemphis 125, Washington 111Atlanta 94, Miami 80Boston 117, LA Clippers 112San Antonio 119, New York 93Denver 128, Milwaukee 97Phoenix 114, LA Lakers 104Detroit at Toronto (Postponed)NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Rangers 3, Buffalo 2Columbus 4, Detroit 1Montreal 3, Ottawa 1NY Islanders 2, New…read more »

Will HBCUs recruit more five-star athletes?

mj0007/iStockBy: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) – Last summer, five-star high school basketball recruit Makur Maker was weighing offers from top college programs like Kentucky and UCLA. He turned down all of those offers, instead choosing to attend Howard University in Washington D.C.Maker felt he could be successful at Howard even though the Bison won…read more »

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