Chris Doyle is out as Iowa’s football strength and conditioning coach. He and the university have agreed to a separation agreement paying him more than $1.1 million. Doyle was accused by former players of mistreating African
The PGA Tour returned after three months and Commissioner Jay Monahan felt every bit a winner as Daniel Berger at Colonial. There were no positive tests from the 487 administered at the Charles Schwab Challenge to
Baseball players told Major League Baseball additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are futile and said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and the sport’s
Coach Kirk Ferentz and three of his players say the Iowa football team took a big step toward improving its lines of communication in the week since the program was hit with allegations of systemic racism.
The NCAA is encouraging its 1,100 member schools to give athletes the day off from their sports on election day Nov. 3. In response to nationwide protests of police brutality, Georgia Tech announced earlier this week
Details of the proposal obtained by The Associated Press reveal Major League Baseball has offered players 80% of their prorated salaries and a 72-game schedule starting July 14 in an effort to start the pandemic-delayed season.
The PGA returned to action yesterday with Justin Rose and Harold Varner grabbing the lead at 7-under 63 after the opening round of the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial, with Justin Thomas among those a stroke
The Tigers selected Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft Wednesday night. Torkelson played first base in college, but the Tigers plan to move him to
After 16 years coaching boys’ basketball at River Valley Middle and High School, the last four seasons as its varsity boys’ basketball head coach, Jason Heckathorn is stepping down. As a proud alumnus of the school
The Major League Baseball Players Association has countered the owners’ latest proposal in hopes of starting the season. In the union’s new proposal, they remain adamant they receive full prorated salaries while offering to cut the
The Chicago Bears are ending their offseason program early. Coach Matt Nagy said nine weeks are enough and he wants his players to focus on training without having to worry about video conferences four days a
Major League Baseball teams have proposed a 76-game regular season with up to 16 playoff clubs in a coronavirus-delayed year. People familiar with the discussion told The Associated Press about the plan Monday on condition of
Major League Baseball made another attempt to start the coronavirus-delayed season in early July, proposing a 76-game regular season, expanding the playoffs from 10 teams to as many as 16 and allowing players to earn about
Kevin Harvick is a winner at the site of his first NASCAR Cup victory. Harvick turned in another dominating run at Atlanta Motor Speedway, cruising to victory over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Harvick won
The Chicago Bulls’ new top basketball executive isn’t ready to make any announcements about the coaching staff. Arturas Karnisovas still has not met in person with head coach Jim Boylen. And that’s something he would like
Michigan State says a student-athlete’s father died of COVID-19 and the athlete tested positive but remained asymptomatic. Athletic director Bill Beekman was part of a video conference with reporters Thursday to discuss the school’s plans to
Drew Brees is taking sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes after the Saints’ quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the National Anthem. Asked by Yahoo to revisit former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 kneeling protest
With Governor Whitmer’s ending of the Safer-at-Home order effective on June 1, Michigan High School Athletic Association member schools may begin summer activities at school facilities as long as these two conditions are BOTH met: 1.
The Milwaukee Brewers say a man illegally entered Miller Park and caused minor damage to the playing field Tuesday morning. Brewers officials say he was apprehended by law enforcement shortly after gaining access to the field.
The Ilitch companies — a group that includes the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, along with Little Caesars and other companies — has opened a facility in the Detroit area to produce protective masks. Employees
The college football season opener between Notre Dame and Navy has been moved out of Ireland because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Fighting Irish and Midshipmen were scheduled to meet in Dublin on Aug. 29, but
Former Chicago Bears star safety Roosevelt Taylor has died at 82. Taylor was an All-Pro in 1963 when the Bears won the title. He played his first nine NFL seasons with Chicago, 1961-69, appearing in every
Former Chicago Bears star safety Roosevelt Taylor has passed away at the age of 82. Taylor was an All-Pro in 1963 when the Bears won the title. He played his first nine NFL seasons with Chicago,
The Michigan High School Athletic Association today submitted to its member schools a series of updated timelines and recommendations to guide the return of sports, which have been suspended since mid-March to alleviate the potential spread
Notre Dame and Kentucky will play this fall to begin a three-year series between two of college basketball’s winningest programs. Kentucky hosts Notre Dame on Dec. 12 in the first regular-season meeting between the schools since
Big Rapids, Mich. – The Ferris State University women’s basketball program will look to build off its championship success of this past season under new leadership as Michigan native Kurt Westendorp was appointed as the Bulldogs’
The NHL continues to formulate plans for a possible return this summer. The league has advised teams to prepare for a roster of 28 players and an unlimited number of goaltenders for training camp and the
A bipartisan plan allowing collegiate student-athletes in Michigan to receive fair outside compensation for their name, image and likeness was approved today by the state House. The legislation from state Reps. Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo Township) and
Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman is keeping Coach Jeff Blashill despite another lackluster season. Yzerman told reporters his previously announced plans to keep Blashill behind the bench have not changed. Blashill has a losing
If it is able to resume play, the NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16. The decision, announced yesterday by Commissioner Gary