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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE — Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over. Phelps, 29, was charged with driving under the influence, excessive …

Harris: Stoops turning around moribund football program

By John Harris
The last time Kentucky defeated an SEC opponent, current Florida assistant Joker Phillips was in charge. Phillips was released by his alma mater following three …

Europeans reign at Ryder Cup

By The Associated Press
GLENEAGLES, Scotland — The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder …

College football extra: Wisconsin running back no flash in pan

By John Harris
Wisconsin’s run-dominated offense did wonders for Terrell Fletcher in 1994 and Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne five years later. It did wonders for Montee Ball in 2012, and it has been a perfect fit for junior Melvin Gordon. Gordon finished …

Harris: No joy for Brady’s bunch at Michigan

By John Harris
In Brady Hoke’s first season as coach, Michigan went 11-2 and won the Sugar Bowl. What’s Hoke done lately for the Wolverines? Not so much. …

College football extra: Power 5 programs mining junior college talent

By John Harris
Thursday night’s nationally televised game between No. 5 Auburn and No. 20 Kansas State showcased a growing trend in a sport that normally lavishes praise …

Harris: Quarterback Jerry Neuheisel follows in his father’s footsteps at UCLA

By John Harris
Like father, like son. The plan was for the father to coach his son, but everything changed when the father was fired. Still, former UCLA …

College football extra: Sundays can wait for Georgia star RB

By John Harris
Heisman Trophy candidate Todd Gurley plays running back and he’s really good, which means he probably won’t return to Georgia for his senior year. Due …

Knoch grad Sanks makes smooth volleyball transition

By William Whalen
You can take the kid out of Pittsburgh, but you can’t take Pittsburgh out of the kid. Eastern Kentucky women’s volleyball coach Lori Duncan would …

Website channels fantasy sports passion for charity

By Natasha Lindstrom
Justin Lamber can indulge his passion for fantasy football this season knowing that if crowned league champion, he’ll get to do more than boast about …

Quaker Valley grad Bouchard receives ACC honor at Notre Dame

By Gary Horvath
During his time at Quaker Valley, Clayton Bouchard embodied the term student-athlete. Not much has changed for the Sewickley native since moving on the the …

Golf Channel films ‘Arnie and Me’ program about Palmer in Latrobe area

By Stacey Federoff
With TV cameras rolling, Brother Norman Hipps, president of St. Vincent College, recalled his earliest memory of golf legend Arnold Palmer. As a teenager, possibly …

Marin Cilic wins U.S. Open for 1st Grand Slam title

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic now is the tournament’s champion. …

How grand! Serena wins 18th Slam

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Serena Williams ended a difficult Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th …

Lessons to be learned from Dolphins’ bully scandal

By John Harris
Part of building a football team involves not only filling a locker room with talented players but also identifying and resolving potential conflicts. Players live …

Harris: Michigan St. has chance to show mettle vs. Oregon

By John Harris
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio doesn’t consider Saturday’s cross-country matchup at Oregon “the end-of-the-world-type situation.” Dantonio understands, however, what defeating the Ducks on the road …