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Yankees break MLB record with HR in 28th straight game

Yankees break MLB record with HR in 28th straight game

miflippo/iStock(NEW YORK) — The New York Yankees hit it out of the park Tuesday night.Not only did the team hit four home runs to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3, but, in doing so, broke a Major League Baseball record for the most consecutive games with a homer.The record, previously held by the 2002 Texas…

Scoreboard roundup — 6/25/19

Scoreboard roundup — 6/25/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESan Diego 8, Baltimore 3Houston 5, Pittsburgh 1Seattle 8, Milwaukee 3Oakland 7, St. Louis 3LA Angels 5, Cincinnati 1AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 4, Toronto 3Boston 6, Chi White Sox 3Texas 5, Detroit 3Kansas City 8, Cleveland 6Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 4NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 7, NY…

Serena Williams to be next General Mills’ Wheaties box athlete

Serena Williams to be next General Mills’ Wheaties box athlete

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — General Mills has found the perfect champion for their signature Wheaties box.The company announced Tuesday that tennis star Serena Williams will be the next athlete featured on the breakfast cereal’s orange box.Williams took to Instagram to share the monumental news.”In 2001, Wheaties paid homage to a true champion…

2019 NBA Awards: Robin Roberts gives inspiring Sager Strong Award acceptance speech

2019 NBA Awards: Robin Roberts gives inspiring Sager Strong Award acceptance speech

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports(NEW YORK) — ABC News’ Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts took home the Sager Strong Award at Monday’s nights NBA Awards and delivered an inspiring message. “We are all stronger than we think we are,” said Roberts, who describes herself as a “thriver” after living through both breast cancer…

US women squeak out 2-1 win over Spain

US women squeak out 2-1 win over Spain

Geert van Erven/Soccrates/Getty Images(PARIS) — The U.S. Women’s National Team beat Spain 2-1 on Monday to advance to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinals.Megan Rapinoe scored on two penalty kicks, helping the U.S. win its first game in the knockout round of the tournament.The U.S. will now play France in a quarterfinal match set…

Scoreboard roundup — 6/24/19

Scoreboard roundup — 6/24/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 10, Toronto 8Cleveland 3, Kansas City 2, 10 InningsBoston 6, Chi White Sox 5NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 13, NY Mets 7Chi Cubs 8, Atlanta 3Arizona 8, LA Dodgers 5Colorado 2, San Francisco 0Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

WNBA star Candace Parker on the strong women who influenced her and the NBA Awards

WNBA star Candace Parker on the strong women who influenced her and the NBA Awards

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — WNBA star Candace Parker is outspoken about the women who have influenced not just on the court, but off it, too.One of the most prominent of those influences was late college basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, who Parker played under for four years at the University of Tennessee.On…

As America takes on Spain in World Cup, fans are already inspired

As America takes on Spain in World Cup, fans are already inspired

FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images(LE HAVRE, France) — As the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) gears up for its first game in the knockout round of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Americans in France are super excited for the players.”They’re really inspiring and, just — it’s [great] to see them play,” Leah Beaubien, an 11-year-old from…