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FOX Sports MLS broadcast will feature first all-female crew

Aug. 17, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

The FOX Sports broadcast of Sunday's Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and the New England Revolution will feature an all-female on-air crew for the first time. The group will include play-by-play announcer Lisa Byington, analyst Danielle Slaton and sideline reporter Katie Witham at D.C. United's new...

Lightning strike sends Wisconsin radio host to hospital

Aug. 17, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

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 Milwaukee...

Cyclist and US House candidate: Misconduct claims are false

Aug. 17, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

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 Valley...

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

Aug. 14, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis, a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the same...

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

Aug. 13, 2018 10:22 PM EDT

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, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Late Monday, Trump tackled...

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

Aug. 13, 2018 7:40 PM EDT

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...

Huskies lead Pac-12 favorites in search of league redemption

Aug. 13, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Petersen spent the past half-decade building a powerhouse at Washington, and his latest group is the strong favorite to win the Pac-12 title while leading the league's quest to regain national respectability. So why was Petersen so disappointed when a preseason media poll simply...

Correction: Rays-Blue Jays story

Aug. 13, 2018 1:39 PM EDT

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: Snell...

Woods' charge, Koepka's win drive strong PGA ratings

Aug. 13, 2018 12:49 PM EDT

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....

Lot of questions as Rutgers prepares for opener

Aug. 12, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Just over a week into training camp, the two biggest questions surrounding Rutgers are who'll be the starting quarterback against Texas State and how will the investigation of credit-card fraud impact the roster. Three quarterbacks are vying for the starting nod in senior Gio...