Cowboys, others dangled big-name veterans as trade bait

While the focus on Draft Day is college hoping to make their mark on the NFL, it is also littered with veteran who suddenly become trade bait.

Festival International kicks off

LAFAYETTE — The Festival International is well underway in downtown Lafayette. Last night proved to be another great time of good music, food, and fun. The festival runs through this Sunday and will show some of the best musicians, food,

Rays reward Zobrist with new deal worth up to $30M

The Tampa Bay Rays have rewarded super utility player Ben Zobrist for a breakout season with a five-year contract extension worth up to $30 million.

Lawsuit filed in oil rig explosion

NEW ORLEANS -A lawsuit has been filed in the recent oil rig explosion. The suit was made on behalf of Shane Roshto, who is one of the workers still missing. It names two companies, Trans-Ocean and BP as defendants. The suit claims the compan

Ochoa to play one final tournament before retiring

Lorena Ochoa plans to play one more tournament before she retires.

Two-time Olympic champion, 25, dies in traffic accident

Russia's Natalia Lavrova, a two-time Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion, has been killed in a traffic accident according to a traffic police spokesman.