Ethiopian marathoner remains in US on visa after protest

Since the Rio Olympics, when Feysia Lilesa made an anti-government gesture during the marathon, he has traveled from country to country out of fear of going home. He worries about the family he left behind in Ethiopia. His young kids ask when they will see him again.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM, Associated Press, ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press

American women sweep in triathlon's Paralympic debut

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Before racing in the women's Paralympic triathlon Sunday, U.S. athletes Allysa Seely, Hailey Danisewicz and Melissa Stockwell talked about it being the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. They had hopes of hearing the U.S. national anthem from the podium.

  • Written by EMILY GREENWOOD, Associated Press

Huge Oklahoma D-line will challenge Buckeyes' ground game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer admittedly worries about everything, and near the top of the list this week is how the Buckeyes are going to run the ball Saturday against Oklahoma's huge and experienced defensive front.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

NCAA pulls 7 postseason events out of NC due to LGBT law

Basketball-crazed North Carolina has lost its next chance to host NCAA men's basketball tournament games along with several other championship events due to a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.

  • Written by AARON BEARD, AP Sports Writer