File photo of Urban Meyer on the sideline at Ohio State's Big Ten championship NCAA college football game

That Scrutinized Bit of Meyer’s OSU Contract May Be New Norm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming...

Tiger Woods Juices Ratings for PGA Championship

NEW YORK — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from...
Photo of linebacker Junior Seau

Why Are There So Many Samoans in the NFL?

Long before Oahu’s North Shore became a global hot spot for football, it was a pu`uhonua, a refuge under the protection of priests. Fugitives and villagers escaping the carnage of island warfare, or punishment for violating the traditional code of conduct, fou...
Photo of Brooks Koepka holding the Wanamaker Trophy

Koepka Holds off Woods to Win PGA Championship

ST. LOUIS — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PG...
Photo collage of Dwight Clark being honored at a 49ers game and "The Catch" in 1982

49ers to Honor Dwight Clark With Season-Long Celebration

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers will honor former tight end Dwight Clark with a season-long celebration of his life that will include unveiling a statue of "The Catch." Clark died in June at age 61. He suffered from ALS. All 49ers players will wear...
Photo of Kerri Walsh Jennings during the 2016 Summer Olympics

Kerri Walsh Jennings Plans to Chase Gold in Tokyo, Retire

ALAMEDA — Kerri Walsh Jennings will call it a career in beach volleyball after the Tokyo Olympics in two years. She has big plans before her days on the sand are done, and for improving the long-term health and growth of the sport well into the future by cr...
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