The Final Score Archives

Broadcast highlights for Thursday, Sept. 3

TV NFL 6 p.m. Saints at Packers WAFB WVUE, N.O; KATC, Lafayette 6 p.m. Eagles at Jets NFL 9 p.m. Chargers at 49ers NFL COLLEGE FOOTBALL 5 p.m. S. Carolina vs. N. Carolina ESPN 5:30 p.m. Inside SLU/Ron Roberts CST 6 p.m. Ohio St. at C. Michigan ESPNU 6:30 p.m. Alcorn St. at Ga. Tech FSNO 7 p.m. W. Kentucky at Vanderbilt SEC 7:30 p.m. Michigan at Utah FS1 8 p.m. TCU at Minnesota ESPN COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC… Continue reading →

Jacksonville Jaguars seek NFL games in London through 2030

Associated Press file photo by SANG TAN -- San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick scores against Jacksonville  at Wembley Stadium in London in 2013.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars owner Shad Khan said he expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London. If Khan gets his way, it will be a 14-year commitment. Speaking at a kickoff luncheon Tuesday, Khan said he’s “optimistic, obviously, that we’ll have a renewal on (London) and it will go for a long time.” Khan… Continue reading →

Mississippi State running back Josh Shumpert takes over the top job

Associated Press photo by ROGELIO V. SOLIS -- Mississippi State running back Ashton Shumpert runs upfield with the football during practice Aug. 7 in Starkville, Miss.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State must find a way to replace more than 1,200 yards rushing now that former starting running back Josh Robinson is in the NFL. That might scare some programs. The Bulldogs aren’t one of them. The reason for that confidence is simple: Mississippi State has consistently had fantastic running backs during coach Dan Mullen’s seven-year… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Wednesday, Sept. 2

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 5:30 p.m. Dawson Odums Show CST 8 p.m. Les Miles Radio Show CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC 7:30 p.m. Tiger Tracks CST 8 p.m. Tigers Roar Pelican NFL 8 p.m. Saints training camp CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. Nationals at Cardinals ESPN 9 p.m. Rangers at Padres FSNO OUTDOORS 9 p.m. Paradise Louisiana Cox4 U.S. OPEN TENNIS Noon Second Round matches ESPN Also: 5 p.m., ESPN2 Radio COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Les Miles… Continue reading →

Tuesday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 p.m. -- Rangers at Padres -- FSNO COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. -- College Football Live -- ESPN2 8:30 p.m. -- SEC Fall Camp -- SEC NFL 2:30 p.m. -- NFL Live -- ESPN2 5:30 p.m. -- Fantasy Live -- NBCSP 8 p.m. -- Saints training camp -- CST… Continue reading →

Labor Day weekend special for youth tourney bowler

There are always a lot of memories when I head to All-Star Lanes this weekend for what will be the fourth Capital City Shootout on Saturday and Sunday. The reason is, this is how I spent my Labor Day weekends when I was a youth bowler and there are a lot of people in Baton Rouge… Continue reading →

Monday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. -- SEC Now -- SEC COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. -- College Football Live -- ESPN2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. -- Yankees at Red Sox -- ESPN 9 p.m. -- Rangers at Padres -- FSNO HORSE RACING 12:30 p.m. -- Starting Gate -- TVG 2 p.m.… Continue reading →

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel effective in his first preseason start of 2015

Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel (3) passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel made his case to reclaim the starting job by going 7 of 8 for 170 yards and two touchdowns in a 43-19 preseason win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday. Getting his turn to start in Buffalo’s offseason-long three-way quarterback competition, Manuel hit Charles Clay for a 67-yard… Continue reading →

Atlanta Falcons, wide receiver Julio Jones agree on five-year extension

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --  Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) hauls in a pass against New Orleans Saints defensive back Terrence Frederick (37) during the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

ATLANTA —The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, announced by the team before Saturday night’s preseason game at Miami, was expected. Owner Arthur Blank recently said an agreement would come soon, and… Continue reading →

NFL notebook: Redskins and tackle Trent Williams agree to five-year extension

Washington Redskins Trent Williams catches a pass as he watches his teammates during NFL football minicamp at Redskins Park Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BALTIMORE — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams agreed to terms Saturday on a new five-year contract that comes with $32 million in guaranteed money. Williams’ agent, Vincent Taylor, said Williams will receive an $8.5 million signing bonus. The sixth-year veteran will receive an average salary of $13.2 million, and the $66 million deal provides for an additional $11.25… Continue reading →

Birdie run helps Tyler Ledet take lead at Lafayette City

LAFAYETTE — With the way putts were dropping, Tyler Ledet had a chance at a special score Saturday in the opening round of the Lafayette City Golf Championships. The Alexandria native and current Lafayette resident had six birdies through his first 11 holes, before the putts quit dropping and his iron game lost its edge.… Continue reading →

Saturday’s broadcast highlights

Today’s broadcast highlights TV NFL 4 p.m., Steelers at Bills, NFL 7 p.m., Seahawks at Charters, CBS ARENA FOOTBALL 6 p.m., Arena Bowl, ESPN , Jacksonville at San Jose COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2:30 p.m., N. Dakota St. at Montana, ESPN 7 p.m., Iowa Western at Coffeyville, CST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 11 a.m., Miami Central vs. Dematha, ESPN Noon,… Continue reading →

Lewis: Ten years after Katrina, sports is thriving in New Orleans — but it’s all about the kids

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ --- The National Basketball Retired Players Association holds youth clinics at Oliver Bush Playground in the Lower Ninth Ward on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

In those early dark days and weeks following Hurricane Katrina striking New Orleans, longtime McDonogh 35 football coach Wayne Reese would use his connections to get back into the city. And while things might have appeared bleak, especially when it came to the chances for sports to recover during a time when priorities were better directed… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Friday, Aug. 28

TV HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Live Oak Jamboree CST 7 p.m. BTW vs. St. Thomas Aquinas ESPN 8 p.m. Oxford at Starkville ESPNU NFL 7 p.m. Lions at Jaguars CBS CFL 8 p.m. Toronto at Edmonton ESPN2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. Orioles at Rangers FSNO GOLF 8 a.m. Czech Masters Golf Also: 6 a.m. (Sat.) Golf 10:30 a.m.… Continue reading →

Thursday’s broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m., College Football Live, ESPN 7 p.m., LSU preview, SEC COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m., SEC Now, SEC NFL 1:30 p.m., NFL Live, ESPN 6 p.m., Texans Huddle, FSNO 5:30 p.m., Fantasy Live, NBCSP 8 p.m., Saints training camp, CST CFL 6:30 p.m.,… Continue reading →

Patrick Reed, John Peterson in field for FedEx Cup playoffs

The FedEx Cup playoffs start Thursday on the PGA Tour with a 125-player field in The Barclays, but players with Louisiana ties will be hard to find. Only former University High golfer Patrick Reed and former LSU golfer John Peterson, the 2011 NCAA individual champion, made it into the playoffs. Other golfers, like former LSU All-American and… Continue reading →

Folgers Resilience Run/Walk to bring New Orleans together on Katrina’s 10th anniversary

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, Gene Bischoff’s Chalmette home was near its horrible epicenter. It’s a day he’ll never forget. “The water was at least to the roof,” he said. “My ceilings were down. My front door caved in. There was a shrimp boat (that floated to land) about a block from my house.… Continue reading →

Terry Ledet wins Howell Jaguar Open

Terry Ledet fired a 73 to win the championship flight of the Howell Jaguar Open on Saturday at Howell Park Golf Club. The format was individual stroke play over 18 holes. Nathan Frye… Continue reading →

Fun & Fitness calendar

BASEBALL BREC UPPER DECK BATTING CAGES: Open daily, BREC Milton Womack Park, 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org. TRYOUTS: 5 p.m., Aug. 30, Prodigy 8U/coaches pitch team, Live Oak Ball Park, Watson. Call Chad Klug (225) 573-9813 or Ron McCabe (225) 262-9914. Email: prodigylabb@gmail.com. TRYOUTS: 3-6… Continue reading →

Monday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. Live! ESPN2 7 p.m. SEC preview ESPNU 9:30 p.m. LSU training camp CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC NFL 2:30 p.m. NFL Live ESPN2 7 p.m. Bengals at Bucs ESPN 10 p.m. Cowboys camp FSNO MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 p.m. Cardinals at Diamondbacks ESPN2 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES 11 a.m. Consolation game ESPN 1 p.m. International playoff ESPN Also: 5 p.m.,… Continue reading →

Dwayne Bowe, Duke Johnson return to practice

Associated Press photo by Tony Dejak) Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe catches a pass during  training camp last month in Berea, Ohio.

BEREA, Ohio — Dwayne Bowe and Duke Johnson finally got off their bikes and into the huddle. The wide receiver and rookie running back, both expected to be two of Cleveland’s top playmakers this season, returned to practice Saturday after missing much of training camp with hamstring injuries. Bowe and Johnson sat out the first… Continue reading →

Redskins tight end says Robert Griffin III is ‘fine’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is examined after an injury during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was apparently doing well Saturday after leaving Thursday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions with a concussion. Washington tight end Je’Ron Hamm said, “Robert’s fine,” on a conference call as the Redskins enjoyed a second straight off day. “He got a little banged up. I (don’t) like to see any… Continue reading →

Joey Logano defends title at Bristol

Associated Press photo by Wade PayneJoey Logano celabrates in Victory Lane after winning Saturday's Sprint Cup Series race in Bristol, Tenn.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano won the Bristol night race for the second straight year, grabbing the lead on the final restart Saturday night when he zipped past Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski. He had to hold off… Continue reading →

Sunday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon -- Rangers at Tigers -- FSNO 1 p.m. -- Dodgers at Astros -- TBS 7 p.m. -- Giants at Pirates -- ESPN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. -- Hickory at Greensboro -- CST LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES 10 a.m. -- International winners -- ESPN -- Also: 4 p.m., ESPN 2 p.m. -- U.S.… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Saturday, August 22

TV NFL 6:30 p.m. Patriots at Saints WAFB WVUE, N.O.; KATC, Lafayette ARENA FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Conference final ESPNews MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. Giants at Pirates FS1 6 p.m. Rangers at Tigers FSNO Also: 6 p.m., FS1 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES Noon International elimination ESPN Also: 5 p.m., ESPN 2 p.m. U.S. elimination game ABC Also: 7 p.m.,… Continue reading →

Baylor says it will investigate its handling of the Sam Ukwuachu case

Associated Press file photo -- Baylor coach Art Briles walks the sideline during a game against Buffalo last season. Baylor University will conduct an investigation into the school's handling of sexual assault allegations against a football player who was allowed to transfer into Briles' program despite a history of disciplinary problems at Boise State.

Baylor University will conduct an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual assault allegations against a football player who was allowed to transfer into coach Art Briles’ program despite a history of disciplinary problems at Boise State. Following the conviction of defensive end Sam Ukwuachu on sexual assault charges, Baylor President Ken Starr on Friday called for… Continue reading →

Player of Year trophy within Shane Starns’grasp

Compiling the most points in BREC’s yearly series of golf tournaments, and winning the Player of the Year trophy has been a goal of Baton Rouge golfer Shane Starns for several years. A former college baseball player, Starns began to play the game seriously after serving in the Marines. A fixture at local BREC tournaments,… Continue reading →

Governor’s Games Boxing Championships on tap this weekend in Lafayette

Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK --  Beau Williford, head coach and director of the Ragin' Cajun Boxing Club, helps Beau Richard strap on his boxing gloves before a sparring match Tuesday at the Ragin' Cajun Boxing Club in Lafayette. Richard will compete in the Governor's Games boxing event at the Wyndham Garden Lafayette.

The Governor’s Games are normally focused on Louisiana amateur sports enthusiasts, but this week’s Governor’s Games Boxing Championships aren’t limited to state fighters. That’s a good thing for Beau Williford, director of the Ragin’ Cajun Boxing Club and the commissioner for the three-day event that kicks off Friday at the Wyndham Garden Lafayette. “We had well over 250… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Friday, Aug. 21

TV LeftAlign.41RightAlign.1678:15 p.m. LSU training camp CST LeftAlign.41RightAlign.1676 p.m. SEC Now SEC LeftAlign.41RightAlign.1678 p.m. Saints training camp CST LeftAlign.41RightAlign.1677:30 p.m. Archer vs. Paulding FSNO+… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Thursday, Aug. 20

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6:30 p.m. SEC Depth Chart SEC 8:15 p.m. LSU training camp CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC NFL 7 p.m. Bills at Browns ESPN 8 p.m. Saints training camp CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. Rangers at Tigers FSNO LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES Noon Caribbean vs. Europe-Africa ESPN 2 p.m. Southwest vs. Northwest ESPN 4 p.m. Australia vs. Latin America ESPN 6 p.m. Great Lakes vs. West ESPN2 GENERAL 7 p.m. Sports 225 Cox4 GOLF 2… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Wednesday, Aug. 19

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. Live Today ESPN 9:45 p.m. LSU training camp CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC 8 p.m. Tigers Roar Pelican NFL 8 p.m. Saints training camp CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. Mariners at Rangers FSNO 7 p.m. Tigers at Cubs ESPN WNBA 7 p.m. Liberty at Stars FSNO+ GOLF 2 p.m. U.S. Amateur FS1 NASCAR 7:30 p.m. CW Trucks-Bristol FS1 OUTDOORS 9 p.m. Paradise Louisiana Cox4 LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL 8 p.m. World Series final ESPN2 CHAMPIONS… Continue reading →

Weekly wrapup: Paul Castro, Jay Leblanc win at Pelican Point

Paul Castro was the overall gross champion and Jay Leblanc was the overall net champion of the Pelican Point Men’s Club Championship. Joey Partin had the second-place gross score in the championship flight, followed by Ryan Schulz. Mark Bridges had the second-place net score, followed by Sam Lavigne. Miles Holley had the first-place gross score in the first flight,… Continue reading →

Retif Oil rallies in 10th inning to beat Brooklawn, reach American Legion championship game

SHELBY, N.C. — Brooklawn, New Jersey, has been the dominant force in American Legion baseball over the past four years. Jesuit-based Retif Oil seems to be their kryptonite. Catcher Trent Forshag lined a two run single through the shortstop-third base hole with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning Monday, lifting Retif… Continue reading →

Tuesday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 4:30 p.m. -- Daily Blitz -- ESPNU 6 p.m. -- SEC Nation -- SEC 9:30 p.m. -- LSU training camp -- CST NFL 3 p.m. -- Saints training camp -- CST 10:30 p.m. -- Cowboys camp -- FSNO MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. -- Mariners at Rangers -- FSNO AM. LEGION WORLD SERIES 6 p.m. --… Continue reading →

Fun & Fitness Calendar

BASEBALL BREC UPPER DECK BATTING CAGES: Open daily, BREC Milton Womack Park, 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org. TRYOUTS: 2 p.m., Aug. 23, Scrappers 11 AAA team, Lovett Road Park. Call Hank Robinson (225) 202-3656 or Joey Samson (225) 241-3188. Email: scrappersbaseball@yahoo.com. TRYOUTS: 5 p.m., Aug.… Continue reading →

BR Singles a success; Snee wins third crown

The latest BR Singles Tournament had a repeat champion and a very successful move to an August date. The champion won his third title in the event, but his first since 1990, and it was 32 years ago when he won the event for the first time. Greg Snee of Baton Rouge took down… Continue reading →

Today’s broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 9:15 p.m. -- LSU training camp -- CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. -- SEC Now -- SEC NFL 8 p.m. -- Saints training camp -- CST 10:30 p.m. -- Cowboys camp -- FSNO MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. -- Mariners at Rangers -- FSNO 7 p.m. -- Giants at Cardinals -- ESPN AM. LEGION WORLD SERIES… Continue reading →

Today’s broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 9:30 p.m. -- LSU training camp -- CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon -- Pirates at Mets -- TBS 2 p.m. -- Rays at Rangers -- FSNO 7 p.m. -- Angels at Royals -- ESPN LITTLE LEAGUE REGIONALS Noon -- New England final -- ESPN 3 p.m. -- Mid-Atlantic final -- ESPN WNBA 7 p.m. -- Indiana… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Saturday, Aug. 15

TV MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. Angels at Royals FS1 7 p.m. Rays at Rangers FSNO 9 p.m. Nationals at Giants FS1 LITTLE LEAGUE REGIONALS 10 a.m. New England semifinal ESPN Noon Midwest final ESPN 2 p.m. Northwest final ESPN 4 p.m. Great Lakes final ESPN 6 p.m. Mid-Atlantic semifinal ESPN 8 p.m. West semifinal ESPN GOLF 7 a.m. Live from the PGA Golf Also: 8 p.m., Golf 10 a.m. PGA Championship TNT 1 p.m. PGA Championship CBS 3 p.m. LPGA, Portland Classic Golf WOMEN’S… Continue reading →