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Dan Jenkins found humor in the truth when covering golf

Mar. 9, 2019 2:47 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dan Jenkins only wanted to be a sports writer, even if that meant turning down the best player he ever saw. Jenkins told the story in 2012 when he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. He was only the third writer enshrined, and the first "to be taken in as a vertical human."...

Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp 'all in' on baseball

Feb. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL...

Column: Alliance provides entertainment, intrigue in Week 1

Feb. 11, 2019 9:43 PM EST

There clearly is an appetite in America for more football. Why else would the NFL combine, draft and minicamps get almost as much attention as regular-season or even playoff games in other sports? There also is quite the gridiron void once the Super Bowl is over and the next NFL contests to pay attention to...

Alliance of American Football looks to blossom this spring

Feb. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly four decades removed from a stint in the short-lived USFL, Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian will preside over the opening weekend of the newest spring league, the Alliance of American Football. "It's one more challenge at the end of a long career," said Polian, 76, who...