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USA Today columnist, ABC News, CNN, PBS and NPR commentator, best-selling author, speaker. http://www.christinebrennan.com

Ryder Cup role keeps Tiger Woods on ropes, not inside them

usatoday.com — CHASKA, Minn. - It was time for the U.S. Ryder Cup team picture to be taken and Tiger Woods wasn't exactly sure where to stand. He found a spot at the end of the back row, but wasn't there long before the photographer motioned for him to move.

Arnold Palmer's death will shadow, inspire Ryder Cup players

usatoday.com — MINNEAPOLIS - A moment of silence and the U.S. flag flying at half-mast were never supposed to be part of the prelude to the 2016 Ryder Cup. But when the great Arnold Palmer died Sunday at the age of 87, one of the world's most intense international sports competitions abruptly and appropriately took on a mournful and reflective refrain.

How will we measure success, failure of what Colin Kaepernick started?

usatoday.com — Nearly a month into the national anthem protests that continue to spring up across our sports landscape, it's natural to wonder how we'll someday measure the success or failure of what Colin Kaepernick started. Is the ensuing national conversation about social inequality and violence in our cities a victory in itself?

Player Protests: When Athletes Stand Up (Or Kneel) For Social Justice Issues

npr.org — Enlarge this image Week two of the NFL season is now complete, and what once would have been unimaginable is now becoming commonplace. I'm talking about protests - player protests - visible, controversial, much-talked-about displays during the playing of the national anthem, before NFL games, in stadiums, around the country.

Opinion: Honoring Paterno Shows PSU Still Doesn't Get It

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved This Saturday, in what is believed to be a first in college football history, a university will hold a game-day ceremony to honor the enabler of a child rapist. Penn State, what in the world are you doing?

What is Penn State thinking in honoring Joe Paterno?

usatoday.com — This Saturday, in what is believed to be a first in the history of college football, a university will hold a game-day ceremony to honor the enabler of a child rapist. Penn State, what in the world are you doing?

Katie Ledecky earned $355,000 in medal bonuses from Rio Olympics performance

usatoday.com — U.S. swimming star Katie Ledecky's performance at the Rio Olympics netted her a total of $355,000 in medal awards that she will be able to keep while remaining eligible to compete for Stanford, USA TODAY Sports has learned.

Lochte Suspended 10 Months, Ban Could End Career

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved Related: Police: Olympic Swimmers Were Vandals, Not Victims From the moment Ryan Lochte hijacked the Rio Olympic Games for nearly a week with the incendiary and ultimately untrue statement that a gun had been put to his forehead during a night of drunken shenanigans, it was a foregone conclusion that suspensions and sanctions were coming for him and his three U.S.

U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months

northjersey.com — Twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months for the gas station incident that became an embarrassment during the Rio Olympics, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday. The punishment was handed down by both the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming.

Ryan Lochte suspended for 10 months

democratandchronicle.com — Twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months for the gas station incident that became an embarrassment during the Rio Olympics, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday. The punishment was handed down by both the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming.
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Sep 28, 2016

RT @USATODAYsports: .@cbrennansports: To the golfers at the Ryder Cup, Arnold Palmer made possible everything they have. https://t.co/taawsaKNqY

Sep 28, 2016

Great fun at Lesher Speaker Series in Walnut Creek w Larry & Cybille Scott, moderating for the great @BillieJeanKing https://t.co/CcDZ7EYvUU

Sep 26, 2016

RT @WTOP: .@cbrennansports at 12:40 p.m. talks about Arnold Palmer. Listen live on 103.5 FM or at  http://bit.ly/1zA3vzF 

Sep 24, 2016

RT @PovichCenter: Read what @cbrennansports has to say about Kaepernick’s protest and come Oct. 5 to hear what she has to say!… https://t.co/VGP23baRkg


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