Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.
Lawrence’s Michael Andrew, 17, became the youngest pro swimmer in U.S. history at age 14. He has earned national attention as an up-and-comer in the sport -- and also because of being coached at home by his father -- but had plateaued in the last year. But an adjustment in training with his father and coach, Peter, helped him manage his nerves and set the U.S. junior record in the 100-breaststroke twice on Sunday.
The Royals had horrible starting pitching each of the previous two games and needed to break the habit. Ian Kennedy did just that with seven strong innings. He struck out a season-high 11 as teh Royals beat the Houston Astros 6-1. Kendrys Morales hit two solo home runs and Chelsor Cuthbert his a two-run homer.
A new era in college sports arrived for the 2015-16 school year in the form of full cost of attendance, a stipend paid over and above the benefits of a scholarship. The amount of the stipend varies by school, ranging from about $2,000 to $5,000 extra going to each full scholarship athlete. Here's how athletes in the wealthiest conferences spent the money and how smaller programs are looking to add stipends to more teams.
Web.com Tour rookie Ollie Schniederjans, a 23-year-old from Alpharetta, Ga., talks with reporters after defeating J.J. Spaun and Collin Morikawa in a two-hole playoff to win the Air Capital Classic on June 26, 2016, at Wichita's Crestview Country Club.
Air Capital Classic champion Ollie Schniederjans on his win