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No charges anticipated in Tiger Woods car crash

Andrew Redington/Getty ImagesBy EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — No charges are anticipated against Tiger Woods after he was seriously injured in a rollover vehicle crash in Southern California, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.”This is purely an accident,” Villanueva said Wednesday via Facebook live, adding that there was no…read more »

Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident

ABC NewsBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — In 2019, when the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship title, the dream moment quickly turned into a nightmare for the team’s president, Masai Ujiri.ABC News’ Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts sat down exclusively with Ujiri for his first interview since the courtside confrontation…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/21

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDetroit 105, Orlando 93Cleveland 112, Atlanta 111Brooklyn 127, Sacramento 118Golden State 114, New York 106Philadelphia 109, Toronto 102Dallas 110, Boston 107Milwaukee 139, Minnesota 112Denver 111, Portland 106LA Clippers 135, Washington 116NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 4, New Jersey 1Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2 (OT)Chicago…read more »

Tiger Woods injured in car crash

Andrew Redington/Getty ImagesBY: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) — Golfing great Tiger Woods was hurt in a rollover car crash in Southern California Tuesday morning, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said. The crash took place at about 7:12 a.m. on the border of Rolling Hills estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, the sheriff’s office said.…read more »

Mariners president and CEO Kevin Mather steps down following comments

33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(SEATTLE) — Kevin Mather, the president and CEO of the Seattle Mariners, stepped down Monday following comments he made earlier this month that were released online this past weekend.In a statement Monday, Mariners chairman and managing partner John Stanton said Mather “has resigned his position effective immediately.”Over the weekend, Mather’s comments…read more »

Representative urges 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics boycott in letter to Biden

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesBy LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The ranking member on the Homeland Security Committee on Monday urged President Joe Biden to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.In a letter sent to Biden and obtained by ABC News, Republican New York Rep. John Katko cited suspected human rights violations against the Uighurs…read more »

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