Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

AKRON, Ohio - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Bucks sign Bayless

MILWAUKEE - Free agent Jerryd Bayless signed with the Milwaukee Bucks in large part because of coach Jason Kidd.

Lynch ends his holdout

Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks.

Panthers striving to be NFL's No. 1 defense

The Carolina Panthers feel like they can unseat the Seattle Seahawks as the league's elite defensive team.
By Steve Reed

Ravens' Rice calls his actions 'totally inexcusable'

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Ray Rice spoke for 17 minutes about his arrest for domestic violence against his then-fiancee.
By David Ginsburg

Spurrier: Clowney hype was no problem

There won't be same frenzy swirling around South Carolina when the Game­cocks open fall camp Friday night with the departure of Jadeveon Clowney.
By Pete Iacobelli

Former Silver Bluff star breaks foot

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, a former Silver Bluff star, will miss at least two months after breaking his right foot in practice at training camp.
By SCHUYLER DIXON

Clemson to play Auburn in '16, '17

Clemson and Auburn have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, the schools announced Wednesday.

Q&A: Aaron Murray's new life

Aaron Murray's latest problem? People confuse him with his now-famous older brother, Josh, who became engaged on The Bacholette.
By Fletcher Page

Pipe burst floods UCLA's court

The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged. A nearly century-old water main burst Tuesday near UCLA and sent more than 20 million gallons of water down storm drains and onto campus.
By Associated Press

Kemp's blasts lift Dodgers past Braves

Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Tuesday night.
By Beth Harris

Texas safety is back on the team

Texas senior safety Josh Turner has been reinstated to the program after meeting with coach Charlie Strong, according to ESPN.com.

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Wozniacki to run New York City Marathon

NEW YORK - Caroline Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon.
By Rachel Cohen

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