Sportlight-Week Ahead, July 22-28
By The Associated Press Jul. 21, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
July 22 1921 — Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men’s Open golf championship by edging Walter Hagen, Leo Diegel, Jock Hutchinson and Fred McLeod. ...
By The Associated Press May. 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
May 24 1905 — Harry Payne Whitney’s Tanya becomes the second filly to win the Belmont Stakes. Ruthless was the first filly to win the Belmont, in 1867....
By The Associated Press Apr. 26, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
April 27 1956 — Rocky Marciano retires as the undefeated heavyweight boxing champion. He finished with a 49-0 record, including six title defenses and...
By The Associated Press Apr. 21, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
April 26 1905 — Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom...
UNC's Fox loses appeal, out for '22 due to banned substance
Apr. 19, 2022 08:17 PM EDT
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina won’t have defensive end Tomari Fox this season after he lost an NCAA appeal of his punishment for consuming a banned...
Ex-football player pleads to misdemeanor in NC agents case
By Aaron Beard Feb. 21, 2022 05:38 PM EST
A former college football player currently imprisoned on a drug conviction in Georgia has reached a plea agreement for a misdemeanor charge of violating North...
Aaron, Elder overcame hate to achieve records, milestones
By Bernie Wilson Dec. 27, 2021 03:41 PM EST
Miami officials say football team is now in virus protocols
By The Associated Press Dec. 21, 2021 04:22 PM EST
By The Associated Press Dec. 02, 2021 01:28 PM EST
Dec. 7 1973 — Jerry West of Los Angeles sets an NBA record with 10 steals in the Lakers’ 115-111 loss to the Seattle Supersonics. ...
Garbers returns from COVID to lead Cal past Stanford 41-11
By Josh Dubow Nov. 20, 2021 10:28 PM EST
By The Associated Press Nov. 11, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Nov. 12 1892 — William “Pudge” Heffelfinger becomes the first pro football player by getting $500 to play for the Allegheny Athletic...
Cal coach says team followed protocols before COVID outbreak
By Josh Dubow Nov. 10, 2021 10:00 PM EST
Cal-USC game postponed over positive COVID-19 tests
By Josh Dubow Nov. 09, 2021 07:43 PM EST
Family says Texas player died of accidental overdose
Oct. 21, 2021 06:37 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, died of a an accidental drug...
UConn coach positive for COVID-19, will miss UMass game
Oct. 08, 2021 11:31 AM EDT
Sex assault case against Lance Armstrong's son dropped
By Jim Vertuno Sep. 27, 2021 06:05 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas district attorney has rejected a felony sexual assault charge filed earlier this year by Austin police against the son of former...
By The Associated Press Sep. 16, 2021 11:38 AM EDT
Sept. 17 1897 — England’s Joe Lloyd beats Scotland’s Willie Anderson by one stroke to win the U.S. Open in Wheaton, Ill. ...
In Year 2 of pandemic, Boston College won't let guard down
By Jimmy Golen Aug. 23, 2021 07:19 PM EDT
By The Associated Press Aug. 19, 2021 11:49 AM EDT
Aug. 23 1898 — Malcolm Whitman wins the men’s singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship. 1926 —...
By The Associated Press Aug. 19, 2021 11:43 AM EDT
Aug. 20 1921 — Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Mary Browne, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to win the U.S. women’s national tennis title at the Germantown...