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August 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin sports talk radio host had a good reason when listeners heard dead air this week: He'd just been struck by lightning. Bill Michaels was hit Thursday in Eau Claire as he hosted his show from the patio of a golf club as thunderstorms moved in. Michaels told the...
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August 17, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein says an anonymous tip intended to foil his bid for a Pennsylvania congressional seat led to his leave from a world-class velodrome. The Morning Call newspaper reports a sexual-misconduct claim led to Nothstein's dismissal by the...
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Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. The Nielsen company said that CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis. That's a whopping 73 percent increase from...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks during a meeting on African American History Month in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Manigault Newman, who was fired in December, released a new book "Unhinged," about her time in the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 13, 2018 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:38 pm
TORONTO (AP) — In a story Aug. 10 about the Tampa Bay Rays playing the Toronto Blue Jays, The Associated Press reported erroneously the title of Edward Rogers of Rogers Communications. Rogers is the company's chairman, not its chief executive officer. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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Brooks Koepka holds the Wanamaker Trophy after he won the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 13, 2018 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The charge by Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship and the two-shot victory by Brooks Koepka drew the highest final-round coverage for the major in nine years. CBS Sports said Monday that Sunday's round at Bellerive drew a rating of 6.1 and share of 14 — up 69 percent from last year...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a photo inside the Peace House at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams in basketball, rowing and canoeing. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP. Pool, File)
August 09, 2018 - 10:16 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With the Koreas, there's no separating their sports from their politics. The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams in...
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FILE - In this Saturday Dec. 10, 2016 file photo Arsenal's Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Stoke City at the Emirates stadium in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 09, 2018 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Somerville, Massachusetts, 26 May, 1989. Answerphone message, Beep: "It's your brother-in-law, Andre. Arsenal needed to win by two clear goals at Anfield to win the league and did it with almost the last kick of the match!" And that tinny, brief and precious Trans-Atlantic message was...
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Justin Rose, of England, leaves a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 6:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Rose skipped playing practice rounds for the PGA Championship, preferring instead to rest a sore back that forced him to withdraw from last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He walked each nine at Bellerive Country Club, though, and he thinks that's good enough. "The...
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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden talks with quarterback Derek Carr during NFL football practice Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Napa, Calif. Both the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions held a joint practice before their upcoming preseason game on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 08, 2018 - 6:28 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As much as he tries to downplay the significance, Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden is fully aware Friday's exhibition game against the Detroit Lions will be anything but an ordinary preseason contest. It's been 17 years since Gruden last roamed the sidelines at the Coliseum with...
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