Sportman prefers quality over quantity

Philip Tarver just might be the most reasonable sportsman in the area.

He’s never out to get a limit whether it be hunting or fishing. And, he’s not one to delve on what score he might shoot on a golf course.

Lake Area Cup tees off in November

It’s getting to be time for the annual Lake Area Cup matches and Mallard Cove head pro Derek Smith announced the event will be played Nov. 12-13.

The 18-hole opening round will be played at The National in Westlake and the following day the final round will take place at Gray Plantation.

LSU out of time: Clock expires, nullifying Tigers TD

AUBURN, Ala. — Welcome to summer camp football.

Both teams got to celebrate.

Several stellar individual performances

Which big school athlete had the biggest performance in Week 4?

TN: Sulphur RB J’Cobi Skinner had his second 250-plus-rushing-yard performance as the Tors snuck by Comeaux in their District 3-5A opener. He added three touchdowns to this week’s performance, a season high for the senior who has emerged as one of the area’s best backs.

Auburn headhunter dings QB Etling

AUBURN, Ala. — LSU got 15 free yards, but also quite a scare early in the second quarter when quarterback Danny Etling took a big hit on a quarterback draw and had to leave.

After a replay review, officials determined that Tre’ Williams had led with the crown of his helmet while making the play, earning him an ejection and a 15-yard penalty.

Stunt? Even with jerseys and books to sell, Tebow says no

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mets fans can buy a few jerseys featuring names of players in the team's instructional league.

Cespedes jerseys, they're big sellers.

Cone jerseys, available as throwbacks.

Ex-NASCAR racer expresses shock after parents found dead

ORANGE, Calif. — Former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon expressed disbelief Thursday as police investigated the deaths of his father and stepmother, whose bodies were found inside their Southern California home.

"I'm so sad and I can't believe it," the racing star told reporters near the gated house in the city of Orange where police

Speedo USA, 2 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela

Simone Biles floors competition, grabs fourth gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race.

Bolt easily won a qualifying race

Biles' run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.

As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her first visible misstep during an astonishing Olympics that includes three gold medals and some of the most boundary pushing gymnastics ever — one thought ran through her head.