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What Native American activists think about the Washington Football Team name change

What Native American activists think about the Washington Football Team name change

ABCNews.comBY: ABBY CRUZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Deep in the woods on the outskirts of Accokeek, Maryland, lives Billy “Redwing” Tayac, 80, the chief of the Piscataway Indian Tribe.His family, as he likes to say, is not from Maryland, Virginia or Washington D.C., they are from the Chesapeake Bay region.Issues like calling their home by…

Scoreboard roundup — 8/6/20

Scoreboard roundup — 8/6/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESt. Louis, Detroit (Postponed)Pittsburgh 6, Minnesota 5Philadelphia 5, NY Yankees 4Cleveland 13, Cincinnati 0NY Yankees, Tampa Bay (Postponed)Arizona 5, Houston 4Kansas City 13, Chi Cubs 2Atlanta 4, Toronto 3Miami 8, Baltimore 7Milwaukee 8, Chi White Sox 3AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 6, Texas 4LA…

Scoreboard roundup — 8/5/20

Scoreboard roundup — 8/5/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESt. Louis, Detroit (Postponed)Philadelphia 11, NY Yanks 7NY Yankees 3, Philadelphia 1Miami 1, Baltimore 0Minnesota 5, Pittsburgh 2Cleveland 2, Cincinnati 0Toronto 2, Atlanta 1Milwaukee 1, Chi White Sox 0Arizona 14, Houston 7AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Tampa Bay 0Oakland 6, Texas 4Seattle 7,…

UConn cancels football season as NCAA announces scholarship protection amid COVID-19

UConn cancels football season as NCAA announces scholarship protection amid COVID-19

fstop123/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The NCAA has stepped up to protect student-athletes’ welfare amid the ongoing pandemic as it pertains to scholarships, eligibility and player health for the 2020 fall season.The NCAA Board of Governors announced on Wednesday that athletes who opt out of the 2020 season will retain full scholarships.”All student-athletes…

Scoreboard roundup — 8/4/20

Scoreboard roundup — 8/4/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEMinnesota 7, Pittsburgh 3Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 2NY Yanks, Philadelphia (Postponed)St. Louis, Detroit (Postponed)Chi Whit Sox 3, Milwaukee 2Atlanta 10, Toronto 1Miami 4, Baltimore 0Chi Cubs 5, Kansas City 4Houston 8, Arizona 2AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 5, Boston 1Oakland 5, Texas 1LA Angels…

LeBron James says he misses his family while quarantined inside NBA bubble

LeBron James says he misses his family while quarantined inside NBA bubble

Ashley Landis – Pool/Getty ImagesBy ABC News (ORLANDO, Fla.) — It’s been a “challenge” for LeBron James, who is adjusting to his new life inside the NBA bubble.The NBA season, which is officially underway, has rolled out new plans to keep players safe from COVID-19 by sequestering them inside Walt Disney World Resort hotels until…

Scoreboard roundup — 8/3/20

Scoreboard roundup — 8/3/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUECincinnati 3, Cleveland 2NY Yanks 6, Philadelphia 3St. Louis, Detroit (Postponed)Chi White Sox 6, Milwaukee 4Minnesota 5, Pittsburgh 4Chi Cubs 2, Kansas City 0AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 11, Seattle 1NATIONAL LEAGUENY Mets 7, Atlanta 2Colorado 7, San Francisco 6San Diego 5, LA Dodgers…