SEC players leave lobbying to others

July 18, 2014 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform …

Sports Briefs

July 18, 2014 Golf SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Laura Diaz got off to a surprising start at the Marathon Classic, shooting a 9-under-par 62 for …

Smash finishes 2nd in world baseball event

July 17, 2014 Arkansas Smash, a 13-year-old baseball team with several circulation-area athletes, finished second to another Arkansas squad last weekend in the Global World Series in …

Woods starts shaky at Hoylake

July 17, 2014 HOYLAKE, England (AP) — On a day when Tiger Woods returned to the majors, there was an Italian flair to the British Open leaderboard.