Johnson has careerbest 30 points Grambling gets 8157 win

GRAMBLING, La. — Lasani Johnson posted a career-high 30 points as Grambling scorched Division III Centenary 81-57 on Tuesday night.Johnson also had a career-best seven from long range and scored 19 in the second half as Grambling (4-4) ran away with the victory. Johnson made 11 of 15 field-goal attempts, hitting 7 of 10 from distance. Dallas Polk-Hilliard added 17 points and Travon Bunch posted a career-high 11 rebounds as the Tigers won the rebound battle 44-32.Grambling had a 15-2 run to take a 34-14 lead before Centenary rallied to trail 37-21 at the break. Ty Prince completed a 3-point play with 15:45 remaining in the game as the Gents closed to 41-30. Grambling answered with a 26-8 run to secure the victory.Kaharri Carter had 11 points and Prentis Washington and Treylan Matthews chipped in 10 apiece for Centenary.The Associated Press read more

Cannes Film Festival accuses social media of wrecking premieres

Before, that is, the festival was “blown to bits” by the rise and rise of the social media critic. The organisers of Cannes have made the first major changes to the festival in decades, insisting they must move to protect filmmakers and actors from the indignity of knowing their film has received a one-star drubbing before they set foot in the official premiere. For the stars of the Cannes Film Festival it is the biggest moment of their year, as they step out on the red carpet to celebrate the global premiere of their long-awaited film. Saying social media had left opinions about films flying around the world as “confetti-like strips of rumours”, they claim it is ruining the festival experience… read more