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Column: In world of youth, Langer puts focus on ageless game

Oct. 26, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The bearded maintenance worker pounded his hammer into a metal spike next to the tee as Padraig Harrington prepared to hit. He dragged a hose across the green and accidentally doused Darren Clarke before a putt. This was no ordinary member of...

West Virginia Business Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Oct. 25, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Nominations are being taken for the 2022 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes people with strong West Virginia ties who have made a significant impact on the business landscape, according to a news release. It is...

McCartney, Swift to induct new members into rock hall

Oct. 18, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct newcomers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during its annual ceremony, set for Cleveland on Oct. 30. McCartney will give the presentation for Foo Fighters, the hall announced on Monday. He's close to Foo...

Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker retiring

Oct. 16, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker has announced his retirement. Baker, 68, had served in the role of president and executive director since January 2014. Jim Porter, 57, the Hall’s chief marketing and communications officer since...

Pepitone drops lawsuit that sought bat from Hall of Fame

Oct. 12, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has dropped his lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame that sought the return of a Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run. David M. Barshay, a lawyer for Pepitone,...

Reigning NCAA champion Stanford women picked to win Pac-12

Oct. 12, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The reigning NCAA champion Stanford women's basketball team was picked to win the Pac-12 regular-season title in a preseason poll of conference coaches. Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer's team captured the NCAA title last spring for the first...

2 to be inducted into Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Oct. 12, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two teachers will be inducted into the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame next month. The new inductees are the late Evelyn Douglas of Shepherdsville, who taught math at Bullitt Central High School for most of her four decades...

Louisiana State Museum presents Green Book exhibit programs

Oct. 06, 2021 07:42 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana State Museum is presenting programs every Thursday this month to go with an exhibit about “The Negro Motorist Green Book” — the guidebook that sparked the Oscar-winning movie “Green Book.” The exhibit opened in August and...

'He changed the game': Dolphins, NFL celebrate Shula's life

Oct. 02, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stood on a stage and spent a few minutes running down a partial list of Don Shula’s accomplishments: two Super Bowl wins, more wins than any coach in NFL history and the only perfect season the league has ever seen. ...

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín to retire

Sep. 28, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín will retire as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Spanish-language announcer following the 2022 season, ending a 64-year run with the team. Jarrín announced his decision on Tuesday, saying he wants to spend more time...