Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.

US Olympic wrestling trials headed back to Iowa City

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials is returning to Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016.

USA Wrestling spokesman Gary Abbott told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the meet to set the American team headed to

More not merrier with polls

BATON ROUGE — It’s been a little more than a year now since this lemonade stand first warned of the unchecked proliferation of college baseball polls.

Kinder perfect in district

WELSH — Welles Cooley was nearly perfect from the mound Thursday evening as the Kinder Yellow Jackets beat the Welsh Greyhounds 4-0 to finish District 4-2A play undefeated.

US Olympic wrestling trials headed back to Iowa City

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials is returning to Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016.

USA Wrestling spokesman Gary Abbott told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the meet to set the American team headed to the 2016 Rio Games will be held at the University of Iowa next April.

Now or never for Pelicans

In theory, this is where the first batches of real postseason trouble are supposed to start presenting themselves to Golden State, Cleveland and Chicago.

Don’t count on it happening.

The first road games of this postseason for the Warriors, Cavaliers and Bulls all take place tonight. Golden State goes to New Orleans, Cleveland visits Boston and Chicago makes the short trek to Milwaukee — and each of the traveling clubs will go into their respective Game 3s with 2-0 series leads.