Thompson Wins Silver on Final Day in Trinidad
Trinidad Trials Ends Sunday
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – After being crowned Trinidad & Tobago's national champion in the men's 100-meter dash on Saturday and earning a spot on his third Olympic team, Richard Thompson sprinted to the 200-meter silver medal in Sunday's finale the 2016 Sagicor National Open Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Wright Wins Final Match at Palmer Cup
Arnold Palmer Cup Day 3
MERSEYSIDE, England – With a comfortable 3-and-1 victory over Augusta's Robin Petersson in singles play on Sunday morning, LSU's senior All-American Zach Wright earned his second victory of the weekend and remained unbeaten in four matches played at the 2016 Arnold Palmer Cup while scoring three points for Team USA.
No. 1: Ben Simmons Tops 2016 NBA Draft
No. 1: Simmons Tops 2016 NBA Draft
BATON ROUGE, La.- LSU All-America point-forward Ben Simmons realized his dream Thursday night when National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver called his name at the Barclays Center as the first pick of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees
La. Sports Hall of Fame Class
NATCHITOCHES – Four people whose roots in sports are wide and varied will be inducted in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday night at the Natchitoches Events Center.
Track Athletes Win Two Medals at USATF Juniors
Braxton, Stauber Medal at USATF Juniors
CLOVIS, Calif. – Class of 2016 recruit Ruby Stauber slashed more than two seconds off of her personal best to win the bronze medal in the 800 meters before Tiger freshman Dajour Braxton scored the silver medal in the 5,000 meters to highlight Saturday's action at the 2016 USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships.