Storms

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Dan Radakovich answers a question after being introduced as Clemson's new athletic director in Clemson, S.C. Second-ranked Clemson is the only major conference school in the Carolinas and Virginia largely that will play its scheduled football game this weekend as Hurricane Florence looms. Clemson officials say they are monitoring the storm’s path and believe there were be no issues playing the Saturday’s game against Georgia Southern. Clemson has moved up the start time to noon EST from the original 3:30 p.m. kickoff. (Mark Crammer/The Independent-Mail via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Second-ranked Clemson is the only major conference school in the Carolinas and Virginia that will play its scheduled football game this weekend as Hurricane Florence looms. Several schools across the three states canceled, re-scheduled or relocated games ahead of the storm, citing safety concerns...
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Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart, back, celebrates and hugs guard Sue Bird (10) after Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Washington Mystics, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Fairfax, Va. The Storm won 98-82. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 13, 2018 - 12:04 am
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart fretted following the regular-season opener after the Seattle Storm lost at home to the Phoenix Mercury. "We thought, 'Oh, crap, what kind of year is this going to be?'" Bird reminisced. The answer came nearly four months later with a championship...
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Stewart Thomason places sandbags that he used for previous hurricanes and tarp to prevent the flooding from rain at his home on the Isle of Palms,S.C. ahead of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Wednesday that the storm could bring more rain to the state than 1989's devastating Hurricane Hugo. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 6:35 pm
After several days of monitoring the approaching storm, the biggest schools in South Carolina had little choice but to alter football games due to Hurricane Florence. South Carolina Wednesday canceled its game with Marshall that was scheduled for Saturday night. University officials announced the...
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Marina Alex holds the trophy after winning the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
September 12, 2018 - 12:29 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — The Evian Championship will bid farewell to September, and hopefully its bad weather, when the final women's golf major of the season starts Thursday. It's the final edition of Evian before it reverts to its former July slot in 2019, a move that players hope will...
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This GOES East satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic Ocean as it threatens the U.S. East Coast, including Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Millions of Americans are preparing for what could be one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades. Mandatory evacuations begin at noon Tuesday, for parts of the Carolinas and Virginia (NOAA via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 9:54 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The game between North Carolina Central and South Carolina State set for Saturday has been postponed until Nov. 24. The contest was to be South Carolina State's first home game in...
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Storefronts have wood paneling installed over windows, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New Bern, N.C., as a precaution against storm damage from Hurricane Florence. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech's home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia's trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF's game at North Carolina. The Category 4 storm's approach led to a series of...
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Fans at Memorial Stadium dance to music during a lightning and rain delay in the first half of an NCAA college football game between Nebraska and Akron in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
September 02, 2018 - 12:07 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first big weekend of the college football season was marred by weather problems across the country Saturday, with officials calling off games at Nebraska and Iowa State and delays hitting stadiums from the Air Force Academy in Colorado to the Southeast. Iowa State's home...
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Dustin Johnson responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 07, 2018 - 6:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dustin Johnson forgot to pack shorts when he was getting ready for the PGA Championship. Good thing he remembered pants. The world's top-ranked player plum forgot that the PGA of America decided last year to begin allowing players in the championships it conducts to wear shorts...
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Billy Spencer, right, a caddie for golfer Stephan Jauger, looks at the weather app on his cell phone while waiting out a rain delay during the final round of the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville. (Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 7:59 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A thunderstorm has suspended the fourth round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship until Monday morning. Sunday's third stoppage of play at Champions Trace at Keene Trace Golf Club came with the four leaders — Hunter Mahan, Robert Streb Tom Lovelady and Troy Merritt at...
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Troy Merritt lines up a putt during the second round of the Barbasol Championship golf touranment at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville., Ky., Friday, July 20, 2018. (Silas Walker/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Troy Merritt and Billy Horschel seized on the tight window of favorable weather to post impressive rounds before the sky eventually turned nasty. The weather stoppage gave Brittany Lincicome her desired Saturday tee time, though the LPGA Tour player must overcome a huge...
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