She ran the 100 and 200 meters — just like dad. She was so fast and would've been a college standout. This he has no doubt. That's why Tyson Gay nearly walked away from racing. It was too painful with his daughter gone. So painful that when he trains he feels the stress in his back and can't shake it off. Only, she wouldn't want him to quit. So he keeps sprinting in the memory of his 15-year-old daughter, Trinity , who was shot and killed in October outside a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky. "It's crushing and it never goes away. But you try to live with it," said Gay , who competes in the first round of the 100 on Thursday night at the U.S. track and field championships. "You try to think
When all was said and done, the Celtics kept the third overall pick and selected Duke small forward Jayson Tatum. Tatum, who stands at 6-foot-8 and 204 pounds, averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in his lone college season. “We would’ve picked him with the first pick,” Danny Ainge said after the draft. “The draft was very even, we felt, at the top all the way through five or six. It was very difficult. There were a lot of players we liked in this year’s draft. “We like his size, length, rebounding, shooting, intelligence, character. There’s a lot to like about Jayson. He’s going to be a terrific player.” Whether Tatum actually stays in Boston may not yet be certain, as Yahoo! Sports’
Next week's race at Daytona is Junior's last scheduled Cup race at the iconic track.