LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Breeders’ Cup will remain at Santa Anita this fall after 30 horses died during the Southern California track’s recent meet. The board of directors unanimously decided to keep the two-day world championships in November at the track for a record 10th time. The board made its decision at a meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt topped off its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference with the national championship. Tim Corbin team next season might even be better. College World Series most outstanding player Kumar Rocker is the most dominant pitcher in the game and will be with the Commodores at least two more years. Austin Martin is projected to be among the top draft picks next year after flirting with a .400 batting average.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Louisville quality control assistant Cortney Braswell has been indicted on a theft charge in Tennessee. The Tennessee Comptroller’s office says Braswell was coaching Central High School in Harrison, Tennessee, in 2016-17 when two semipro football teams paid to use that school’s field for their home games. Investigators say Braswell pocketed at least $2,480 rather than giving it to the school.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Ian Garrison paced himself perfectly on a hot day near Knoxville to win the U.S. time trial championships. He finished 19 seconds ahead of Neilson Powless, with George Simpson in third. Amber Neben won the women’s race against the clock for the third straight year. Chloe Dygert Owen was second and Leah Thomas was third.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tamika Catchings still follows the old routine. She works out in the morning, visits her favorite Indianapolis spot for a relaxing cup of tea then heads to Bankers Life Fieldhouse where she chases WNBA dreams. It’s been nearly three years since Catchings played her final basketball game. The 39-year-old former star who played at Tennessee is now establishing herself as a business owner, front-office executive and contestant on NBC’s popular “American Ninja Warrior.”