As US women's soccer team rallies for equal pay, what to know about the gender wage gap

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Women's National Team claimed its fourth Women's World Cup championship title last week. Procter & Gamble -- through a full-page ad in The New York Times for its deodorant brand Secret --...

Big 12: 'Horns Down' signal could be okay, depending on context

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Big 12 has decided that using the "Horns Down" hand signal will be acceptable in certain instances this college football season. The conference's coordinator of football officials Greg...

Dallas Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban fined for leaking information during league meeting

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for leaking information from a Board of Governor's meeting to the media. Sources tell ESPN that Cuban shared information...

Tiger Woods prepping for Open, says winning Masters took a toll

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland) -- He's coming off a remarkable win at The Masters, but Tiger Woods is unsure if he will be fully prepared for this week's British Open. "It's not quite as...

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/15/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 5, NY Yankees 4 Boston 10, Toronto 8 Cleveland 8, Detroit 6 Kansas City 5, Chi White Sox 2 LA Angels...

Former boxing champ Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker fatally struck by car

Scott Heavey/Getty Images(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) -- Former welterweight boxing champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker died after he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach Sunday night, police said. Emergency dispatchers...

Former Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan to end NFL career at age 30

Frederick Breedon/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Derrick Morgan says he is retiring from the NFL at the age of 30, hoping to achieve a greater impact outside of football, ESPN reports. The former Tennessee Titans...

Lakers' Anthony Davis pass on USA training camp, sources say

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Anthony Davis won't participate in September's FIBA Basketball World Cup and the USA Basketball training camp, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Davis, just introduced as a Los...

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/14/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE LA Dodgers 7, Boston 4, 12 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 4, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 4, Baltimore 1 Cleveland 4,...

WWE star Jeff Hardy arrested for public intoxication

Myrtle Beach Police Department(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- World Wrestling Entertainment star Jeff Hardy was arrested on Saturday for public intoxication. The pro wrestler was taken into custody in the popular seaside...

Serena Williams misses historic 24th Grand Slam with Wimbledon loss

Mike Hewitt/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Serena Williams lost to Simona Halep at the Wimbledon final Saturday, falling short once again of an elusive landmark. Halep beat Williams in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2. With this loss,...

Duchesses Kate, Meghan visit Wimbledon together to watch Serena Williams in final

Karwai Tang/Getty Images(LONDON) -- For the second year in a row, royal sisters-in-law Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped out together for the Ladies' Singles Final at Wimbledon. ...

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/12/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Boston 8, L.A. Dodgers 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 4, Toronto 0 Tampa Bay 16, Baltimore 4 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 3 Texas 9,...

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/11/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:

US women's soccer player has wedding ring, key to city stolen from hotel room

Eric Verhoeven/Soccrates/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- U.S. women's soccer player Allie Long's time in France earned her some nice hardware: a World Cup trophy, first-place medal and a key to New York City, personally...

Thunder trade Russell Westbrook to Rockets in blockbuster deal

Joshua Gateley/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade point guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and a package of draft picks, ESPN reports. The blockbuster move...

NYPD investigating vandalism of Megan Rapinoe posters in NYC as possible hate crime

Xinhua/Wang Ying via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Police Department is investigating the vandalism on several posters of U.S. women's soccer team captain Megan Rapinoe as a possible hate crime. Eight...

Serena Williams cruises to Wimbledon final on the hunt for historic Grand Slam win

Shi Tang/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Serena Williams cruised her way to the Wimbledon finals in a semifinal match that lasted just under an hour. In a post-match interview on ESPN, the tennis icon credited her dominant...

Retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz undergoes 3rd surgery since being shot

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Boston Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz underwent his third surgery since being shot in the back at a Dominican Republic nightclub in what authorities suspect was a case of...

Perfect 10! Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi does handstand in heels on ESPYs red carpet

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Katelyn Ohashi certainly knows how to make an entrance. The 22-year-old former UCLA gymnast took over the red carpet at the 2019 ESPYS with the perfect pose -- smiling while doing...

11-year-old Norfolk girl trains for National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships

11-year-old Norfolk girl trains for National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships

Nebraska City likes where they're at in district tournament this weekend

Nebraska City likes where they're at in district tournament this weekend

Golf notes: Omahan Alex Schaake comes close, but locals shut out at Pinnacle Bank Championship qualifying

Golf notes: Omahan Alex Schaake comes close, but locals shut out at Pinnacle Bank Championship qualifying

Former Storm Chaser Peter O’Brien seals Baby Cakes’ comeback over Omaha

Former Storm Chaser Peter O’Brien seals Baby Cakes’ comeback over Omaha

Tuesday's local scoreboard, July 16

Tuesday's local scoreboard, July 16

Kent Pavelka makes the call: He loves his shade gardens

Kent Pavelka makes the call: He loves his shade gardens

Husker notes: Adrian Martinez named to Maxwell Award watch list for best all-around player

Husker notes: Adrian Martinez named to Maxwell Award watch list for best all-around player

Two former Huskers play key roles as U.S. volleyball national team win Pan American Cup

Two former Huskers play key roles as U.S. volleyball national team win Pan American Cup

Husker Head Football Coach Talks at Beatrice Rotary 100th Celebration

Husker Head Football Coach Talks at Beatrice Rotary 100th Celebration

Husker tight ends continue to transform, and their coach is thrilled to have some 'monsters'

Husker tight ends continue to transform, and their coach is thrilled to have some 'monsters'