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


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, [...]

Campus soul-searching: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams

The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including [...]

The decline of football has some high schools disbanding teams

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — On a cool and rainy afternoon during the first week of classes at Centennial High School in this well-to-do Baltimore suburb, about 50 members of the boys’ cross-country team sauntered [...]

Yes, there’s an American Cornhole Association and it’s trying to combat budget models

An organization has taken action to protect a sport commonly played at tailgates in the Midwest. The American Cornhole Association announced last week it will start selling its own line of cornhole boards and bag [...]

Bengals losing sleep over historically bad start

CINCINNATI — Weary and bleary, coach Marvin Lewis tried to sum up his team’s horrific start. What was supposed to be a special season has quickly soured. Words are as elusive as a good night’s [...]

UFC going high-tech to enhance ways fans watch fights

The UFC is set to use a technology platform that could enhance the way fans watch fights. The world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion has reached a partnership with Heed. The joint venture between WME-IMG [...]