Sports & Leisure 2017-04-24T09:49:15+00:00


Could regional flavor of CFP cause fans to tune away from games?

Hardcore college football fans across the country undoubtedly will be tuned in for the College Football Playoff. But what about casual fans outside SEC, ACC and Big 12 country? With the Pac-12 and Big Ten [...]

Deer hunting is limited in Western states after a cold, snowy winter

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has more than 20 clients lined up each fall for trips deep into Wyoming’s western wilderness to shoot mule deer, prized by hunters for their size [...]

Sports betting isn’t legal, but firms are jockeying ahead of Supreme Court ruling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered. A [...]

Columbus resident guides blind marathoner along course hundreds of miles away

Despite sitting hundreds of miles from the race course in her German Village apartment, Jessica Jakeway had a runner’s view of last spring’s Boston Marathon. The Ohio native was also on the clock — helping [...]

Violation of sports agent laws tough for states to prosecute

RALEIGH, N.C. — The complex schemes to get first dibs on teenage athletes with pro potential can resemble the drug trade. There are sophisticated mazes of runners acting as go-betweens separating athletes from unscrupulous sports [...]

Crew fan bars react to team’s possible relocation to Austin

Walt Keys got the unexpected news in an early morning text message on Tuesday. It was then that the co-founder of Land-Grant Brewing Co. learned the Columbus Crew SC was considering a relocation to Austin, [...]