Roy ruled out for first round after surgery

Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy will have surgery on his right knee on Friday and will miss at least the first round of the playoffs, the team announced.

Oyster fishing reopens in two waterways

LAFAYETTE - Oyster harvesters can once again drop nets in two Louisiana waterways. An area in Plaquemines and St.

Astros become final team to break into win column

The Houston Astros avoided matching the worst start in franchise history, stopping an eight-game losing streak with their first win, 5-1 over the St.

Steelers ready to discipline Big Ben, but will wait for NFL

Steelers president Art Rooney II says the team is ready to discipline Ben Roethlisberger but the punishment will be coordinated with the NFL and won't pre-empt any league action.

Tiger to play Quail Hollow at the end of April

Tiger Woods' Web site says he will play the Quail Hollow Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina in two weeks.