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Some of the world's best golfers have regrets about passing on Olympics

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. —- Rory McIlroy didn’t watch much of golf’s return to the Olympics for the first time in 112 years. What he did see, however, made an impact. “It was nice to be proven wrong somewhat in terms of, like I thought golf was sort of ...

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Michigan: Complete schedule, times, TV info for Pure Michigan 400

It's another weekend of NASCAR competition for all three circuits. This time, the Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Trucks will be at two different sites. Last week at Bristol, all three circuits competed at one track. This weekend, the Sprint Cup and ...

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Miami scrimmage rescheduled for Thursday because of lightning

For the second week in a row, Miami’s football scrimmage was postponed Wednesday morning by lightning and inclement weather. The Hurricanes, who begin the season against FAMU on Sept. 3, have rescheduled the closed scrimmage – a practice game to ...

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A's fight: Billy Butler apologizes for his role in dust-up with Danny Valencia

OAKLAND — A's designated hitter Billy Butler publicly apologized Wednesday for his role in the fight with teammate Danny Valencia that resulted in Butler landing on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Butler, who said he'd never been on the disabled ...

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Arizona Coyotes hire Dawn Braid, who becomes first full-time female coach in NHL

The Arizona Coyotes broke a major barrier in professional hockey on Wednesday afternoon with the hiring of Dawn Braid as their skating coach, making her the first full-time female coach in the NHL. “We believe that she is the first full-time female coach ...

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Did the Cowboys steal the Patriots' slogan? An investigation by Gronk

For as long as Bill Belichick has been the head coach of the New England Patriots, we’ve heard the same three words used by the entire organization to sum up the secret to their continued success: “Do Your Job.” So when tight end Rob Gronkowski saw ...

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Sports names and faces: Steve Kerr, James Feigen

It was the Warriors’ coach who made a point of seeing Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon in San Diego before Tuesday night’s game against the Padres, but Maddon came away impressed with Kerr’s low-key demeanor. “He’s just a genuine human being ...

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