Putter goes cold, Woods struggles simply to make cut at PGA

After Friday's barrage of misreads, short misses and rim-outs on greens he could not figure out, Tiger Woods might want to go back to his old putter. And find a new sand wedge while he's at it. ...

Missed tap-in costs Fowler the weekend at PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler's putt was the length of a pencil. Cameron Tringale could've used an eraser. Fowler's silly mistake — a miss from 6 inches on the sixth green — cost him a weekend star...

Cracked up: Driver snaps, but DeChambeau powers through

The Kraken cracked. Bryson DeChambeau's mission to change the game ran into a minor detour Thursday at the PGA Championship when his driver broke after he teed off on No. 7. ...

Quiet please: A PGA with no fans and the new normal for golf

To those overserved boors who insist on screaming “Mashed Potatoes!” every time Dustin Johnson or Brooks Koepka unloads with their driver, we have one simple request for you. Please...

BOYCOTT GAMES: Could another Olympic reset be on tap?

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — By the time the boycott hit, Edwin Moses could envision the end of the Olympics as he knew them — or maybe the end of them altogether. The IOC was vir...

Club pros at PGA see COVID-related surge in golf back home

As one of the 20 club pros making a start at the PGA Championship this week, Rob Labritz finds himself in possession of one of the most coveted tee times in golf. Getting on the tee ...

BOYCOTT GAMES: Wrestler finds peace despite road not taken

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Long before the days when most facts were a click away on the internet, Lee Kemp kept the details of his wrestling success to himself. “I was embarras...

USOPC opens books, gives more detail about sports funding

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — New financial reports from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee include unprecedented detail about money that goes to the sports organizations it oversees — a featu...

BOYCOTT GAMES: Fields harbors no anger despite missing '80

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the grand scheme of things, Benn Fields knows he's lucky. His career as an elite high jumper has taken him around the globe more than once — to Nigeria, Mexico, Guate...

Players describe abusive environment on Oregon State team

Athletes and others with ties to the program told The Associated Press that the head volleyball coach at Oregon State University runs an abusive program that has seen 11 players quit or transfer since...

US Olympic museum to open July 30; will honor 1980 team

A 60,000-square foot museum that will include a first-of-its-kind tribute to the 1980 U.S. Olympic team is scheduled to open July 30 in Colorado Springs after a three-year construction project. ...

Track group calls for change of Olympic protest rule

Leaders of a newly formed athletes group are calling for a change to the rule that bans certain protests at the Olympics, saying it “is in fact preventing athletes from displaying Olympism at the Olym...

Track champs seek bigger voice, form athletes' rights group

A group of track and field champions is spearheading a new organization designed to give athletes a greater voice in their sport. Two-time Olympic triple jump champion Christian Tayl...

Carlos, US athletes take stand to end Olympic protest rule

DENVER (AP) — John Carlos wants to abolish the rule that bans protests at the Olympics. The renowned Olympic protester has written a letter with an influential group of American athl...

Study says US doesn't get value from WADA contribution

A U.S. government study concludes Americans don't get their money's worth out of the $2.7 million that Congress provided the World Anti-Doping Agency this year and suggests future funding be contingen...