Politics of lopsided victories vary between coaches

PHOENIX (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was critical of his starting receivers after the Buckeyes' opener against Bowling Green. Same thing with most of the offensive linemen and Ohio State's kickoff coverage unit. The defensive backs "did OK."

  • Written by JOHN MARSHALL, AP College Football Writer

Lochte banned through June 2017, loses $100,000 in bonuses

Ryan Lochte is banned from swimming through next June and will forfeit $100,000 in bonus money that went with his gold medal at the Olympics, part of the penalty for his drunken encounter at a gas station in Brazil during last month's games.

  • Written by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

What to Watch at US Open: Williams tries to avoid SF stunner

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after one of the most significant and stunning losses of Serena Williams' illustrious career, she's made it back to the same stage of the same tournament: the U.S. Open semifinals.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer