Start the Barty! Australian Wins Wimbledon for 2nd Major
Barty is the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon since Evonne Goolagong in 1980.
Lawmakers Pass Final Piece of Sports Betting Puzzle
Lawmakers have given final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity. The bill essentially sets the rules and regulations for legalized sports betting.
Howard Schnellenberger, 87, Miami, Louisville Coach, Dies
Schnellenberg led Miami to the 1983 National Championship.
Bond Set at $225,000 for Man Who Shot Ex-Saints Star Will Smith
Bail for the man who fatally shot ex-NFL star Will Smith in New Orleans in 2016 has been set at $225,000.
Boxing Great Marvelous Marvin Hagler Dies at 66
Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the middleweight boxing great whose title reign and career ended with a split-decision loss to “Sugar” Ray Leonard in 1987, died Saturday.
Officer Fatally Shot Outside New Orleans High School Game
A suspect was quickly arrested.
Verdict Vacated; Bond Request Next for Will Smith’s Killer
A lawyer says he'll seek to have the killer of former NFL star Will Smith released on bond now that a state appeal court in New Orleans has officially vacated his manslaughter conviction.
Officials: Kobe Bryant Crash Pilot Got Disoriented in Clouds
U.S. safety officials are criticizing the helicopter pilot’s decisions during the Southern California flight that crashed last year and killed Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter and six other passengers.
Fantasy Sports Betting in Louisiana Could Begin This Spring
Businesses that want to operate fantasy sports betting in the 47 Louisiana parishes that approved it two years ago can start applying in February.
LSU Reportedly Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Complaints
The USA Today says at least nine LSU football players have been reported to police for sexual misconduct and dating violence since Ed Orgeron became head coach in 2016.