After nearly 3 decades, world championships return to US


Long before he rolled off the start line in the Tour de France, or founded his own successful cycling team, Jonathan Vaughters was a 13-year-old trying to catch a glimpse of the action.

  • Written by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Williams stunned in US Open semis by Vinci, Slam bid ends

NEW YORK (AP) — For Serena Williams' first 26 matches at major tournaments in 2015, no deficit was too daunting, no opponent too troublesome, no victory too far from reach.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

No. 1 Ohio State faces Hawaii in home opener

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hawaii coach Norm Chow isn't having his team make a 9,020-mile round trip just to be a pushover for Ohio State on Saturday in the Buckeyes' first game in Ohio Stadium since winning the national championship.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press

Ohio trout fishermen asked for input

The trout gods did not smile on Ohio. Neighboring Michigan has plenty of suitable stream habitat for that puzzling and enchanting fish that Norman Maclean and Ernest Hemingway would one day write about, but once the glaciers retreated, the Buckeye State was left with very little trout-friendly water.


Serena Williams' Slam bid delayed; US Open semi postponed

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams will have to wait before continuing her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam: Her U.S. Open semifinal was postponed because of rain in the forecast.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer