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Pliskova Tops Venus in Possible Cincinnati Farewell

By Richard Pagliaro | Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Karolina Pliskova powered through 11 of the last 13 games defeating Venus Williams 7-5, 6-1 in what may have been the 41-year-old superstar’s Cincinnati farewell. Photo credit: Dylan Buell/Getty Queen City fans came out to honor tennis royalty. Karolina Pliskova crashed the party. Amuse: Medvedev’s Message for …

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Men’s Golf Schedule Announced; First Event Labor Day Weekend – LSU

BATON ROUGE – LSU Director of Golf and men’s head golf Coach Chuck Winstead has announced a 10-tournament schedule for 2022-23 that will take his Tigers to some of the top courses and events to help get his team ready for post-season play. “I’m excited about our schedule for this coming season and we will …

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LSU Women’s Golf Team Takes On Ambitious Schedule For 2022-23 – LSU

BATON ROUGE – After a stellar season that saw the LSU women’s golf team win three times, advance to the NCAA Championships for the second straight year and win the first Southeastern Conference Championship in 30 years, the Tiger golf team looks ahead to a 2022-23 season that will start in just one month. That …

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Fireworks: Halep Holds Off Haddad Maia for Toronto Title

By Richard Pagliaro | Sunday, August 14, 2022 Declaring “the fire is back,” Simona Halep brought burning baseline intensity beating Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to win her 24th career title in Toronto. Photo credit: Getty Channeling consistency and combustibility, Simona Halep is queen of Canada again. A day after declaring “the fire is …

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Hurkacz Dismisses Ruud in Montreal, Will Face Carreno Busta for Title

By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday August 13, 2022 Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz moved within a victory of his second Masters 1000 title on Saturday in Montreal, rallying from a set down to defeat Casper Ruud, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2. The Polish No.1 has been cool under pressure in Canada this week – each of his …

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Former LSU Basketball Stars Earn Degrees At Summer Commencement – ​​LSU

BATON ROUGE –– Two former LSU basketball stars were part of the graduating class Friday at the summer commencement ceremonies at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Both Duane Spencer and Vernel Singleton, who played for Coach Dale Brown, received their diplomas Friday as part of Project Graduation. Spencer was able to be here for the …

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Royal-Isipathana clash in Under-20 Rugby League decider

Royal College and Isipathana College will revive their rivalry once again when the two teams clash in the 2022 Inter-Schools Under-20 ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament deciding Super Round encounter at Havelock Park on Sunday. After seven weeks of exciting rugby, Royal and Isipathana have fought their way and set the stage for a massive …

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Survival Skill: Gauff Subdues Sabalenka, Will Play Halep in Toronto

By Richard Pagliaro | Thursday, August 11, 2022 Coco Gauff edged Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(4) in a tense three hour, 11-minute drama to squeeze into the Toronto quarterfinals where she will face former world No. 1 Simona Halep. Photo credit: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Facing a heavy hitter and miniscule margins, Coco Gauff suffered a seven …

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Morning Digest | Three LeT militants trapped in J&K’s Budgam, Chess Olympiad ends with glittering ceremony, and more

Three LeT militants 3 trapped in J&K’s Budgam, encounter on Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including a ‘wanted commander’, have been encircled and engaged in a gunfight in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the J&K police said on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 UN’s terror sanctions regime at an ‘all time low’, says India The credibility of the …

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