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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Fifty years ago, a lanky Oregonian stunned the sports world with a backwards flop over the high jump bar at the Mexican Olympics. He won gold, and invented a new jumping style still used today.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
USA Gymnastics has yet another controversy on its hands. Mary Bono, the interim president and CEO, who was hired last week, has resigned. The group is trying to recover from a sexual abuse scandal.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
It's down to the Astros, the Brewers, the Dodgers and the Red Sox for the World Series. In soccer, the U.S. women play Trinidad and Tobago in CONCACAF, and a win means an automatic berth.
Saturday, October 06, 2018
More than 3 million people this year watched flat track motorcycle racing, thanks in large part to two unlikely characters.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
We have a recap of the week in sports.
Monday, September 24, 2018
After years marred by injury and scandal, golfer Tiger Woods won his first victory since 2013 at the Tour Championship in Atlanta over the weekend. It's his 80th PGA career victory.
Monday, September 10, 2018
The U.S. Open fined Williams a total of $17,000 for violations during her final match against Naomi Osaka. Other tennis pros have come to Williams' defense and accused the chair umpire of sexism.
Saturday, September 08, 2018
Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final. It was a tense finish marred by controversy. The umpire assessed Williams with multiple code violations.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
"The Star Spangled Banner" has been played at major sporting events as far back as the Civil War, even before it was officially named the national anthem. How and why did the tradition stick?
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Kerry Perry, president of USA Gymnastics, has abruptly left her post after a troubling nine-month tenure. She was forced to resign after a number of high-profile missteps leading the organization that's been plagued by scandals.
Saturday, September 01, 2018
A new NFL season is upon us, but the league can't shake some unfinished business. And the Williams sisters hit the hard courts of the U.S. Open.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Officials at Ohio State have suspended head football coach Urban Meyer for three games without pay for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant coach.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Preseason games don't typically get as much attention as regular season games but that's not the case this year. Player protests during the national anthem continue — as the league discourages them.
Thursday, August 09, 2018
The NCAA, the organization that oversees college sports, is making changes to stem the tide of sandals in men's college basketball. The FBI is investigating college recruiting fraud.
Saturday, August 04, 2018
The NFL's new helmet rules and controversy for football coach Urban Meyer at Ohio State in this week's sports roundup.
Friday, August 03, 2018
Minor league baseball players make very little money. Congress has locked in those low wages by exempting Major League Baseball from federal wage and overtime rules. Some players are fighting back.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
The NFL preseason begins Thursday night with the annual Hall of Fame Game. Normally, it doesn't capture much attention, but last year's national anthem protests remain a hot button issue.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
The NFL is struggling to handle players who want to protest during the national anthem and Ohio State is facing a sexual abuse scandal. We hear about those stories and more sports news.
Friday, July 20, 2018
The NFL and its players union have announced a "freeze" on a new league policy on football players who protest during the national anthem. The two agreed to the delay as they try to resolve the contentious issue.
Friday, July 20, 2018
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to temporarily suspend enforcement of new rules requiring players to stand during the national anthem while discussions on the policy continue.