(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:
Baltimore 2, Philadelphia 0
Kansas City 7, Cleveland 2 -- Game 13
Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3
Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2 -- Game 14
NY Yankees 4, Texas 3
Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4
Seattle 4, Oakland 2
Houston 10, LA Angels 0
Cincinnati 9, Pittsburgh 5
St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 2
Miami 8, Washington 7
Atlanta 11, Arizona 4
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:
Houston 7, Arizona 6
Detroit 2, Tampa Bay 0
Boston 8, Baltimore 6
Toronto 5, Minnesota 3
Cleveland 11, N.Y. Yankees 1
Seattle 7, Kansas City 1
Chicago White Sox 7, Texas 2
Oakland 3, L.A. Angels 2
Washington 3, Colorado 0
L.A. Dodgers 8, Cincinnati 5
Miami 6, Pittsburgh 5
St. Louis 8, San Diego 7
Chicago Cubs 6, Milwaukee 4
Atlanta 3, San Francisco 0
N.Y. Mets 3, Philadelphia 2
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Buffalo 35, Miami 0
Carolina 26, New Orleans 7
Chicago 20, Cincinnati 17
Cleveland 31, Houston 21
Denver 23, Jacksonville 13
L.A. Rams 27, Indianapolis 24
Las Vegas 26, Pittsburgh 17
New England 25, NY Jets 6
San Francisco 17, Philadelphia 11
Arizona 34, Minnesota 33
Tampa Bay 48, Atlanta 25
Dallas 20, L.A. Chargers 17
Tennessee 33, Seattle 30 (OTT)
Baltimore 36, Kansas City 35
WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Connecticut 84, Atlanta 64
Las Vegas 84, Phoenix 83
Minnesota 83, Washington 77
Dallas 87, Los Angeles 84
Chicago 98, Indiana 87
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
CF Montral 2, Chicago 0
Philadelphia 3, Orlando City 1
Portland 2, Los Angeles FC 1
Vancouver 1, Colorado 1 (Tie)
(MIAMI) -- Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field with a rib injury during Sunday's game against Buffalo.
During the second drive for Miami, Tagovailoa was hit by Bills defensive end AJ Epenesa on fourth down after an incomplete pass. The second-year quarterback walked off the field with trainers, before being carted to the locker room.
Jacoby Brissett took over for Tagovialoa.
Miami declared Tagovialoa as questionable to return.
The SEC admitted its referees made an error during Saturday night's Penn State-Auburn football game, which cost the Nittany Lions a down during the second quarter.
With 11:45 remaining in the second quarter, Penn State threw an incomplete pass that was flagged as an intentional grounding. When enforcing the penalty the referees "erroneously set the down to 3rd; the correct down should have been 2nd," according to a statement from the SEC after the game.
"The error was discovered during the media timeout that followed the punt and by rule it could not be corrected at that time," the statement said.
After the game, Penn State head coach James Franklin said he tried to get the referees to change the call on the field.
"They all agreed on the call, and so did the replay [official]," Franklin said. "They all agreed. I kept bringing them over and saying, 'It's not accurate.' I don't know what else I can tell them, but they all concurred, all the officials, they got on the headset, they talked to each other, and they all agreed. They ran it by replay, and they all agreed as well. I don't know what else I can do or say."
Penn State was leading Auburn 10-7 at the time of the error and would win 28-20 to move to 3-0 on the season.
(NEW YORK) -- One day after delivering bombshell testimony about the FBI's mishandling of the Larry Nasser sexual abuse scandal, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman said she hopes her voice and the voices of fellow victims are finally heard.
"I hope that this is the day that somebody listens to us and somebody investigates what happened," Raisman, 27, said Thursday on Good Morning America. "Because we've been actually saying the same thing for years, but not much has happened."
Raisman joined fellow gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols in testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is investigating the FBI's handling of the case against Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
Nassar was sentenced in 2018 to up to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting hundreds of girls and women.
"I really hope that people realize just how bad things are," Raisman said on GMA. "This is a really big coverup, and the fact that the FBI, USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee didn't think that this was important enough to handle it the right way is horrific."
Raisman continued, "Nasser was first reported decades ago and I ... should have never met him."
A Justice Department inspector general report released in July determined that the FBI made "fundamental errors" in its response to allegations against Nassar that were first brought to the agency in July 2015.
Raisman and her fellow gymnasts painted a portrait in their testimony of a system that failed them after they reported Nassar's abuse.
Raisman, for example, told senators that it took more than 14 months for the FBI to interview her. When she finally spoke with an agent, the agent "diminished the significance of my abuse and made me feel my criminal case wasn't worth pursuing," Raisman said.
Raisman later described the delay in investigating Nassar as "like serving innocent children up to a pedophile on a silver platter."
The gymnast said on GMA she hopes the senators who heard their stories take action.
"[The senators] seem to be validating, they seem to have been very supportive yesterday, and I hope they take that support and put it into action and actually do an investigation," said Raisman. "The people that wronged us need to be held accountable so that no child gets hurt."
"Some of those people who enabled us might still be in positions of power," she said, noting the investigation needs to look at the FBI as well as USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. "We don't know because we don't have the answers yet."
In her testimony Wednesday, Raisman also described the ongoing mental health struggles she faces from both the sexual abuse and the unanswered questions surrounding the handling of Nassar's case.
She said on GMA that not only does she relive the abuse every time she speaks about it, but she also feels the responsibility of being a sexual abuse survivor with a large platform.
"I recognize that most survivors don't have the opportunity to come on Good Morning America," she said. "I'm very grateful that I do get to come on, but I take that responsibility very seriously."
"I think about the other survivors, the little boy, the little girl at home that is abused in their family and they are are told that their abuse doesn't matter, that they're making it up," Raisman said. "I am fighting for that person because I know that this is so much bigger than me."
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Detroit 4, Milwaukee 1
Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 3
Boston 9, Seattle 4
NY Yankees 4, Baltimore 3
Cleveland 12, Minnesota 3
Houston 7, Texas 2
LA Angels 3, Chi White Sox 2
Oakland 12, Kansas City 10
Miami 8, Washington 6
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4
Philadelphia 6, Chi Cubs 5
St. Louis 11, NY Mets 4
Colorado 3, Atlanta 2
San Diego 9, San Francisco 6
LA Dodgers 5 Arizona 3
WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Connecticut 98, New York 69
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Atlanta 4, Cincinnati 0
CF Montreal 4, Orlando City 2
DC United 3, Chicago 0
Sporting Kansas City 4, Minnesota 0
Los Angeles FC 2, Austin FC 1
Colorado 2, Portland 2 (Tie)
Houston 1, LA Galaxy 1 (Tie)
Real Salt Lake 4, San Jose 3
(NEW YORK) — When U.S. gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman testified before Congress Wednesday, they painted a portrait of a system that failed them when they reported sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
The gymnasts also shared a vivid picture of what it is like to recover emotionally from sexual abuse, and described how the system's failures delayed their ongoing recovery.
"I personally don't think that people realize how much experiencing a type of abuse is not something that one just suffers in the moment," said Raisman, who testified against Nassar shortly before he was sentenced in 2018 to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting hundreds of girls and women. "It carries on with them, sometimes for the rest of their lives."
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is investigating the FBI's handling of the Nassar allegations, Raisman continued, "For example, being here today is taking everything I have. My main concern is I hope I have the energy even to just walk out of here. I don't think people realize how much it affects us.”
Maroney, who testified Wednesday that the FBI delayed documenting her claims against Nassar and then made false claims, at one point apologized to the senators for not answering more questions, saying she was exhausted after sharing her experience with them.
When Biles, a seven-time Olympic medalist, began her testimony, she told the senators, "To be perfectly honest, I can imagine no place I'd be less comfortable right now than sitting here in front of you sharing these comments.”
Biles -- who paused several times in her testimony to hold back tears -- tied her performance at this summer's Tokyo Olympics to her struggle to recover mentally after being abused by Nassar. She dropped out of several competitions in Tokyo because of a mental health issue.
"As a recent competitor in the Tokyo Games who was a survivor of this horror, I can assure you the impacts of this man's abuse are not over or ever forgotten," Biles said. "The announcement in the spring of 2020 that the Tokyo Games were to be postponed for a year meant that I would be going to the gym, to training, to therapy, living daily among the reminders of this story for another 365 days.”
"As I have stated in the past, one thing that helped me push each and every day was the goal of not allowing this crisis to be ignored. I worked incredibly hard to make sure that my presence could maintain a connection between the failures and the competition at Tokyo 2020," she continued. "That has proven to be an exceptionally difficult burden for me to carry, particularly when required to travel to Tokyo without the support of any of my family."
Biles has also spoken previously about suffering from depression and having to take anxiety medication in the fallout of the Nassar abuse.
Raisman has said in the past that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of being sexually abused. In her testimony before Congress, she described exactly how that has impacted both her physical and emotional health.
"I used to train some days, seven hours a day when I was training for the Olympics, and processing my abuse affected me so much and it is still something I struggle with," she said. "When I first shared my story publicly ... I didn't even have the energy to stand up in the shower. I would have to sit on the floor and wash my hair because standing up was too exhausting for me."
"I couldn't even go for a 10-minute walk outside, and this is someone -- I've competed in two Olympic games," Raisman continued. "There are times where I feel like I forget what I'm saying. I feel like my mind isn't working. I feel like I have no energy at all. I'm 27 years old and my 80-year-old grandfather has more energy than I do.”
Raisman said she has had to be taken by ambulance for medical care after passing out because she is "so sick from just the trauma," noting that it can at times hit her, "out of the blue."
"I think it's important for people to understand how much -- even if we're not crying -- we are all struggling and how much survivors are suffering," Raisman said, adding that delivering her testimony on Wednesday may be something that will take her "months" from which to recover.
Surviving sexual abuse as a child or as an adult can have lasting mental health complications, experts say.
According to RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, around 70% of rape or sexual assault victims experience moderate to severe distress after the assault, which they say is a larger percentage than for any other violent crime.
Mental health complications from sexual assault may include everything from self-harm and eating disorders to panic attacks, depression, flashbacks, PTSD substance abuse and suicide, according to RAINN.
If you or someone you know is in need of help, the National Sexual Assault Hotline -- 800-656-HOPE -- is free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also use the hotline's chat online option.
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be held out against Houston this week, head coach Kevin Stefanski announced Wednesday.
"[I] just felt like that was the right thing to do," he said. "Last week, I thought we had a good plan. He was close, working very hard on the side, but felt like it made more sense to have clarity early in the week from a game-planning [and] practice standpoint.
Stefanski said Beckham has not had a setback and will continue to practice this week on a limited basis.
Beckham has been recovering from knee surgery after he tore his left ACL last season.
He was a game-time decision for the team's week one game against Kansas City but was ruled inactive for the game.
"He was pushing to get there, just didn't feel like he could play a significant number of snaps," Stefanski said. "I just felt like this for this week, the prudent thing to do was let those other guys get all those reps, although they got a bunch last week and, let's game plan accordingly."
(JACKSONVILLE) -- Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer has no interest in the University of Southern California.
“There’s no chance. I’m here and committed to trying to build this organization," Meyer said.
USC athletic director Mike Bohn fired head coach Clay Helton on Monday following a 42-28 loss to Stanford on Saturday.
"As I committed to upon my arrival at USC, during the past two off-seasons we provided every resource necessary for our football program to compete for championships," Bohn said in the announcement The added resources carried significantly increased expectations for our team's performance, and it is already evident that, despite the enhancements, those expectations would not be met without a change in leadership."
Helton went 46-24 in his seven years as head coach and won one conference championship.
Meyer is in his first season as the Jaguars head coach. He won three national championships while coaching in college at Florida and Ohio State and had a combined 187-32 record 17 seasons at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida, and Ohio State.
Jacksonville lost its Week One game to Houston 37-21.
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. elite gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman are testifying before Congress Wednesday about what they say were failures in FBI's handling of the sexual abuse case against Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
Nassar, a former doctor, was sentenced in 2018 to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting hundreds of girls and women.
"We have been failed and we deserve answers," Biles said Wednesday, fighting back tears during parts of her testimony. "Nassar is where he belongs, but those who enabled him deserve to be held accountable. If they are not, I am convinced that this will continue to happen to others across Olympic sports."
The Senate Judiciary Committee is now investigating the FBI's handling of the Nassar case.
The scathing report accuses FBI field offices in Indianapolis and Los Angeles of failing to respond thoroughly to allegations against Nassar, which allowed him to continue to work with gymnasts at Michigan State University as well as a high school and a gymnastics club in Michigan.
During the 15 months of alleged inaction by the FBI, Nassar sexually abused at least 70 young athletes, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said at Wednesday's hearing, citing information from the inspector general's report.
"In reviewing the inspector general's report, it truly feels like the FBI turned a blind eye to us and went out of its way to help protect USAG (USA Gymnastics) and USOPC (United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee)," Biles said before Congress. "A message needs to be sent. If you allow a predator to harm children, the consequences will be swift and severe. Enough is enough."
The FBI responded to the inspector general's report by saying the inaction by the FBI field offices "should not have happened."
"The actions and inactions of certain FBI employees described in the Report are inexcusable and a discredit to this organization," the agency said in a statement at the time, according to the Associated Press.
Current FBI Director Christopher Wray is also testifying in Wednesday's hearing, as is Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department inspector general.
During Nassar's trial, more than 150 people provided victim impact statements, including Raisman and Maroney. Biles first publicly said she was sexually abused by Nassar in a statement on Twitter in January 2018, writing, "I am not afraid to tell my story anymore."
The gymnasts have also spoken out publicly about how the Nassar case impacted their mental health.
Raisman has said she has post-traumatic stress disorder from being sexually abused by Nassar. She opened up last year about the intense therapy she receives as a result, writing after one therapy session, "My body aches."
Biles said she experienced depression as a result of the abuse by Nassar and takes anxiety medication and undergoes therapy to cope.
"I have my ups and downs," Biles told "Good Morning America" in 2018, the same year she went public with her allegations.
Biles, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, is the only gymnast among the four who testified Wednesday who continues to compete in elite gymnastics.
She won a silver medal and a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July after dropping out of several competitions because of a mental health issue.
Biles said Wednesday she believes the Nassar scandal played a role in her mental health struggle during the Olympics, saying, I can assure you that the impacts of this man’s abuse are not ever over or forgotten."
"The announcement in the spring of 2020 that the Tokyo Games were to be postponed for a year meant that I would be going to the gym, to training, to therapy, living daily among the reminders of this story for another 365 days," Biles testified. "As I have stated in the past, one thing that helped me push each and every day was the goal of not allowing this crisis to be ignored.
"I worked incredibly hard to make sure that my presence could maintain a connection between the failures and the competition at Tokyo 2020," she said. "That has proven to be an exceptionally difficult burden for me to carry, particularly when required to travel to Tokyo without the support of any of my family."
"I am a strong individual and I will persevere but I never should have been left alone to suffer the abuse of Larry Nassar, and the only reason I did was because of the failures that lie at the heart of the abuse that you are now asked to investigate," Biles told senators.
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Detroit 1, Milwaukee 0
Cleveland 3, Minnesota 1
Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 0
Minnesota 6, Cleveland 3
NY Yankees 7, Baltimore 2
Texas 8, Houston 1
Chi White Sox 9, LA Angels 3
Kansas City 10, Oakland 7
Boston 8, Seattle 4
Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 5
Washington 8, Miami 2
Chi Cubs 6, Philadelphia 3
Colorado 5, Atlanta 4
St. Louis 7, NY Mets 6
San Francisco 6, San Diego 1
LA Dodgers 8, Arizona 4
WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Atlanta 85, Indiana 78
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
FC Dallas 3, New York City FC 3 (Tie)
Miami 1, Toronto FC 0
Columbus 2, New York 1
(IN) -- Neighbors, first responders, health care workers, teachers and coaches are the strong, quiet heroes that make up every corner of the country, and one Indiana man's pep talks, booming voice and bear hugs will be greatly missed by his community but long remembered thanks to a new chapter of his legacy.
The student athletes, staff and families of North Central High School lost their beloved coach Paul Loggan, a towering figure in Indianapolis for more than 30 years, to COVID-19.
When his students learned about Loggan's diagnosis, they did what their coach had done so many times for them -- delivered pep talks.
His wife, Kathy Loggan, told ABC News "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir, "We had the nurses playing that for him over and over," hoping the words of encouragement could help keep him alive.
After 12 days in the hospital, Paul Loggan died at 57 on April 12, 2020.
"I thought it would work. I really did," she said through tears. "There's nothing that he loves more than his student athletes. Besides his own kids."
His son, Michael Loggan, added, "At the end of the day, he knew we loved him and we knew he loved us."
Hours after students first heard the news of Coach Loggan, the school parking lot filled up with their cars to honor his life. In the days that followed, they organized a statewide remembrance at 7 p.m. when the stadium lights would turn on to remember coach Loggan.
The Loggan family set up a foundation in his name to continue his legacy of supporting athletic programs that will provide money for student athletes to pay for sports, uniforms, equipment and more.
"Good Morning America" surprised his wife and son live on Monday with a donation from the Indianapolis Colts for $10,000 to the Paul Loggan Foundation.
"He always wanted to make sure that his student athletes came first and if those kids couldn't afford to play or they were having financial issues or couldn't afford those pair of cleats or those spikes for track -- we would pay for it personally out of our own fund," his wife said. "This foundation just helps us continue his legacy and keeping his name alive for all these future student athletes that won't get to have the honor of actually knowing him and getting his big bear hugs and his big booming voice that always gives you those words of encouragement that he did."