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Ohio State’s Meyer punished for overlooking bad behavior

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/23/18, 11:28 am

Ohio State University on Wednesday night suspended football coach Urban Meyer for three games for mishandling the professional and behavioral problems of an assistant coach. The university fired wide receivers coach Zach Smith on July 23 after reports surfaced that an Ohio court granted his ex-wife a domestic violence protective order.

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The 100-mile chaplain

Sports | How one ultrarunner turned an obsession into a path to character
by Andrew Shaughnessy
Posted 8/16/18, 03:08 pm

Walk through the front doors of the sprawling Liberty University Athletics Center in Lynchburg, Va., past the crashing iron of the Olympic weight room, the soft splash of underwater treadmills, and the sleep pods where athletes recover, and you’ll find the office of a small, silver-haired woman with boundless energy and a ready grin.

Meet Rebekah Trittipoe.

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Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

by Mickey McLean
Posted 8/13/18, 10:51 am

Brooks Koepka won his second major championship of the year and his third out of the last six played by holding off a resurgent Tiger Woods Sunday in St. Louis at the PGA Championship. The 28-year-old Koepka fired a final round 4-under-par 66 at the Bellerive Country Club to win by two strokes, setting a PGA Championship record with a four-day score of 16-under 264, becoming only the fifth player to win the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same year, and joining Jordan Spieth, Jack Nicklaus, and Woods as the only players since World War II to win three majors before turning 30.

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