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  • VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:09:35 GMT
    Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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  • Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...More >>
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
  • Pelicans HeadlinesMore>>

  • Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
  • Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)
    Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)

    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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  • Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)
    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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  • LSU tight end named to Mackey Watch List

    LSU tight end named to Mackey Watch List

    Foster Moreau (Source: WAFB)Foster Moreau (Source: WAFB)

    LSU senior tight end Foster Moreau has been named to the John Mackey Preseason Watch list announced on Friday.

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    LSU senior tight end Foster Moreau has been named to the John Mackey Preseason Watch list announced on Friday.

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  • 5 Tigers named to All-SEC Media Preseason Teams

    5 Tigers named to All-SEC Media Preseason Teams

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:59:41 GMT
    Rashard Lawrence (Source: WAFB)Rashard Lawrence (Source: WAFB)

    LSU placed one player on offense, three on defense, and one on special teams to the All-SEC Media Preseason Teams.

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    LSU placed one player on offense, three on defense, and one on special teams to the All-SEC Media Preseason Teams.

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  • Tigers picked to finish 5th in the West

    Tigers picked to finish 5th in the West

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:17:02 GMT

    The bleak outlook for LSU's 2018 football season continued Friday at SEC Media Days. The Tigers are picked to finish fifth in the SEC West behind Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, and Texas A&M.

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    The bleak outlook for LSU's 2018 football season continued Friday at SEC Media Days. The Tigers are picked to finish fifth in the SEC West behind Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, and Texas A&M.

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  • VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:09:35 GMT
    Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Port Allen Pelicans

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Port Allen Pelicans

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-07-20 09:38:51 GMT
    Port Allen Pelicans (Source: WAFB)Port Allen Pelicans (Source: WAFB)

    The Port Allen Pelicans were featured Thursday night for our Sportsline Summer Camp series. Don Gibson enters his second season as head coach.

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    The Port Allen Pelicans were featured Thursday night for our Sportsline Summer Camp series. Don Gibson enters his second season as head coach.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...More >>
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...More >>
  • Former Tiger signs NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls

    Former Tiger signs NBA contract with the Chicago Bulls

    Antonio Blakeney (Source: WAFB)Antonio Blakeney (Source: WAFB)

    Former LSU guard Antonio Blakeney has signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls.

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    Former LSU guard Antonio Blakeney has signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls.

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  • SECMD18: South Carolina QB Jake Bentley remembers Opelika roots

    SECMD18: South Carolina QB Jake Bentley remembers Opelika roots

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:19:58 GMT
    South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year. (Source: WSFA 12 News)South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
    South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year. (Source: WSFA 12 News)South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year.

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    South Carolina junior quarterback Jake Bentley has enjoyed the fruits of a year and a half of SEC football experience and now looks to make big strides heading into his third year.

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  • SECMD18: Stidham ready to lead Tigers this fall

    SECMD18: Stidham ready to lead Tigers this fall

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:37:28 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)

    The bottom line for the team this fall? So goes Stidham, so go the Tigers. The good news? Stidham is confident that he will do just fine in 2018.

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    The bottom line for the team this fall? So goes Stidham, so go the Tigers. The good news? Stidham is confident that he will do just fine in 2018.

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  • SECMD18: No-Cuss Gus vowed in 1994 to avoid foul language on field

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:31:00 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)

    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn admitted Thursday that he does not say cuss words - or at least tries not to.

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    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn admitted Thursday that he does not say cuss words - or at least tries not to.

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  • LSU's Giles named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

    LSU's Giles named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

    Jonathan Giles (Source; WAFB)Jonathan Giles (Source; WAFB)

    LSU wide receiver Jonathan Giles has been named to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

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    LSU wide receiver Jonathan Giles has been named to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Episcopal Knights

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Episcopal Knights

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-07-19 08:13:10 GMT
    Episcopal Knights (Source: WAFB)Episcopal Knights (Source: WAFB)

    Episcopal graduated 16 seniors from last year's team that finished up their season with a second round playoff loss to Notre Dame.

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    Episcopal graduated 16 seniors from last year's team that finished up their season with a second round playoff loss to Notre Dame.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
  • Bama QB: Jalen or Tua? Tua or Jalen?

    Bama QB: Jalen or Tua? Tua or Jalen?

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:35:27 GMT
    Bama coach Nick Saban at SEC Media Days 2018. (Source: WBRC video)Bama coach Nick Saban at SEC Media Days 2018. (Source: WBRC video)

    So who's it going to be? Jalen or Tua? Tua or Jalen? You didn't think that Nick Saban was going to tip his hat at SEC Media Days, did you?

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    So who's it going to be? Jalen or Tua? Tua or Jalen? You didn't think that Nick Saban was going to tip his hat at SEC Media Days, did you?

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  • Shaq provides birthday surprise to man and his family

    Shaq provides birthday surprise to man and his family

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:45:08 GMT

    A man received a big birthday dinner surprise Tuesday night when former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal showed up at the table.

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    A man received a big birthday dinner surprise Tuesday night when former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal showed up at the table.

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  • Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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  • Former 4-star quarterback Cord Sandberg to visit LSU

    Former 4-star quarterback Cord Sandberg to visit LSU

    Cord Sandberg is ready to transition from a baseball career to a chance to play quarterback at a major football college.

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    Cord Sandberg is ready to transition from a baseball career to a chance to play quarterback at a major football college.

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  • Report: LSU loses tight end to knee injury

    Report: LSU loses tight end to knee injury

    Jamal Pettigrew (Source: WAFB)Jamal Pettigrew (Source: WAFB)

    LSU tight end Jamal Pettigrew has injured his knee and may miss the entire 2018 season, according to 247Sports.

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    LSU tight end Jamal Pettigrew has injured his knee and may miss the entire 2018 season, according to 247Sports.

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  • La. native, Pistons guard Langston Galloway hosts basketball clinic

    La. native, Pistons guard Langston Galloway hosts basketball clinic

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:07:01 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway, a Louisiana native, will host a youth basketball and life skills clinic in Baton Rouge for 200 children in grades 5-12 on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 at Team Sportsplex.

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    Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway, a Louisiana native, will host a youth basketball and life skills clinic in Baton Rouge for 200 children in grades 5-12 on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 at Team Sportsplex.

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  • BRPD hosts inaugural 'Kicking with the Badge' soccer camp

    BRPD hosts inaugural 'Kicking with the Badge' soccer camp

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-07-20 07:51:33 GMT

    Those looking to learn soccer skills are enjoying their final day of "Kicking with the Badge." The Baton Rouge Police Department is holding a free inaugural soccer camp.

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    Those looking to learn soccer skills are enjoying their final day of "Kicking with the Badge." The Baton Rouge Police Department is holding a free inaugural soccer camp.

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  • NFL anthem policy on hold as owners, players announce effort to resolve issue

    NFL anthem policy on hold as owners, players announce effort to resolve issue

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:45:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:45:04 GMT
    The protests began in 2016 to protest the mistreatment of black Americans. (Source: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The protests began in 2016 to protest the mistreatment of black Americans. (Source: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    The statement said the two sides “have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue.”

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    The statement said the two sides “have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue.”

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  • Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

    Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:20:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:31:46 GMT
    (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP) Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.(Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP) Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.

    The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night in a powerful and solemn closing to the show highlighting the past year's top athletes and moments in sports.

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    The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night in a powerful and solemn closing to the show highlighting the past year's top athletes and moments in sports.

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  • Star CB Darrelle Revis retiring after 11 NFL seasons

    Star CB Darrelle Revis retiring after 11 NFL seasons

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:08:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:28:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, New York Jets' Darrelle Revis speaks to the media after a Jets practice in Florham Park, N.J.  Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their arc...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, New York Jets' Darrelle Revis speaks to the media after a Jets practice in Florham Park, N.J. Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their arc...
    Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the Patriots, has retired.More >>
    Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the Patriots, has retired.More >>
  • The Latest: Odom beaten to fashion punch at SEC Media Days

    The Latest: Odom beaten to fashion punch at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:41:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:34:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team onto the field before the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia in Atlanta.  Saban should feel right at home at t...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team onto the field before the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia in Atlanta. Saban should feel right at home at t...
    Bill Hancock says university presidents, college commissioners aren't talking about expanding College Football Playoff.More >>
    Bill Hancock says university presidents, college commissioners aren't talking about expanding College Football Playoff.More >>
  • Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:55:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:43:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros George Springer (4) congratulates Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) on Bregman's solo home run during the tenth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros George Springer (4) congratulates Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) on Bregman's solo home run during the tenth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.
    Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game.More >>
    Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game.More >>
  • Alabama native Jeremy Pruitt tries to restore power to the Vols

    Alabama native Jeremy Pruitt tries to restore power to the Vols

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:57:20 GMT
    (Source: WAFF)(Source: WAFF)
    (Source: WAFF)(Source: WAFF)

    A 4-8 record is what it took for Butch Jones to be fired in 2017. There wasn't any success from Derek Dooley prior to that. The last coach to win anything at Tennessee of significance is now Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer.

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    A 4-8 record is what it took for Butch Jones to be fired in 2017. There wasn't any success from Derek Dooley prior to that. The last coach to win anything at Tennessee of significance is now Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer.

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  • Manny Machado trade rumors grab attention at All-Star Game

    Manny Machado trade rumors grab attention at All-Star Game

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:07:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:53:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado walks on the field after batting practice ahead of the All-Star Home Run Derby Baseball event, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Sta...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado walks on the field after batting practice ahead of the All-Star Home Run Derby Baseball event, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Sta...
    Pending trade of Machado becomes hottest topic at All-Star Game.More >>
    Pending trade of Machado becomes hottest topic at All-Star Game.More >>
  • Dawgs Tuesday takeover at SEC Media Days

    Dawgs Tuesday takeover at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:30:40 GMT
    Kirby Smart signing UGA fan memorabilia (Source: WALB)Kirby Smart signing UGA fan memorabilia (Source: WALB)
    Kirby Smart signing UGA fan memorabilia (Source: WALB)Kirby Smart signing UGA fan memorabilia (Source: WALB)

    At the College football hall of fame, 768 schools grace the helmet wall.  Only 14 matter this week at SEC Media Days, and on Tuesday the majority of eyes were on one, the Dawgs.

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    At the College football hall of fame, 768 schools grace the helmet wall.  Only 14 matter this week at SEC Media Days, and on Tuesday the majority of eyes were on one, the Dawgs.

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  • Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

    Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:57:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:05:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Tiger Woods of the United States smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Opens Golf championships start Thursday.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Tiger Woods of the United States smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Opens Golf championships start Thursday.
    Tiger Woods back at the British Open and liking his chances as the year of his recovery continues.More >>
    Tiger Woods back at the British Open and liking his chances as the year of his recovery continues.More >>
  • Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:44:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:23:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.More >>
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.More >>
  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Glen Oaks Panthers

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Glen Oaks Panthers

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:44:29 GMT
    Glen Oaks Panthers (Source: WAFB)Glen Oaks Panthers (Source: WAFB)

    A year ago, the 9Sports team visited Glen Oaks High School for the Sportsline Summer Camp segment and there were only six or seven players at workouts, but this time around was much different.

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    A year ago, the 9Sports team visited Glen Oaks High School for the Sportsline Summer Camp segment and there were only six or seven players at workouts, but this time around was much different.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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  • Dawg fans flock to ATL for SEC Media Days

    Dawg fans flock to ATL for SEC Media Days

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:41:28 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    SEC Media Days continues to roll on in Atlanta. Georgia's day may be done, but our coverage from the College Football Hall of Fame is not. 

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    SEC Media Days continues to roll on in Atlanta. Georgia's day may be done, but our coverage from the College Football Hall of Fame is not. 

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  • SECMD18: New head coach Dan Mullen talks plans for Gators

    SECMD18: New head coach Dan Mullen talks plans for Gators

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:12:31 GMT
    It wouldn't be Dan Mullen at SEC Media Days without talking about the "shoe game." (Source: WSFA 12 News)It wouldn't be Dan Mullen at SEC Media Days without talking about the "shoe game." (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Six new head coaches are making the media rounds at SEC Media Days this year, with Dan Mullen being among that group. 

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    Six new head coaches are making the media rounds at SEC Media Days this year, with Dan Mullen being among that group. 

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  • SECMD18: Morris ready to 'put the hammer down' at Arkansas

    SECMD18: Morris ready to 'put the hammer down' at Arkansas

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:11:34 GMT
    Chad Morris is ready for his first season as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks. (Source: WSFA 12 News)Chad Morris is ready for his first season as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Chad Morris makes the jump to Fayetteville after spending three seasons as the head coach at SMU. He posted a 14-23 record with the Mustangs but made the Frisco Bowl in 2017.

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    Chad Morris makes the jump to Fayetteville after spending three seasons as the head coach at SMU. He posted a 14-23 record with the Mustangs but made the Frisco Bowl in 2017.

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  • LSU steps into the spotlight at SEC Media Days with many questions unanswered

    LSU steps into the spotlight at SEC Media Days with many questions unanswered

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:06:59 GMT

    The LSU Tigers stepped into the spotlight Monday at SEC Media Days in Atlanta. Head coach Ed Orgeron was very proud of the three young men he had representing the program, but questions, especially at quarterback, remain unanswered.

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    The LSU Tigers stepped into the spotlight Monday at SEC Media Days in Atlanta. Head coach Ed Orgeron was very proud of the three young men he had representing the program, but questions, especially at quarterback, remain unanswered.

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  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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  • Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

    Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:14:26 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:35:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Josh Hart had 37 points and nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League.More >>
    Josh Hart had 37 points and nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League.More >>
  • SECMD18: LB Keith Holcombe not listed on Alabama's 2018 roster

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:25:44 GMT
    Keith HolcombeKeith Holcombe
    Keith HolcombeKeith Holcombe

    Linebacker Keith Holcombe was not listed on Alabama's football roster in the Tide's 2018 media guide that was given out at SEC Media Days 

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    Linebacker Keith Holcombe was not listed on Alabama's football roster in the Tide's 2018 media guide that was given out at SEC Media Days 

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  • Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

    Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:09:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:02:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.More >>
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.More >>
  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Springfield Bulldogs

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Springfield Bulldogs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:01:07 GMT

    It's been a rough couple seasons for the Springfield Bulldogs, but with six returning starters on offense and defense, including two-way player John L. Fryson, this could be the year things begin to shift.

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    It's been a rough couple seasons for the Springfield Bulldogs, but with six returning starters on offense and defense, including two-way player John L. Fryson, this could be the year things begin to shift.

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  • La'el Collins hosts football camp at Dutchtown High

    La'el Collins hosts football camp at Dutchtown High

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 08:28:04 GMT
    La'el CollinsLa'el Collins

    Former LSU standout and current Dallas Cowboy offensive lineman La'el Collins will be hosting a free football camp at Dutchtown High on Tuesday. It is for kids ages 8 through 16.

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    Former LSU standout and current Dallas Cowboy offensive lineman La'el Collins will be hosting a free football camp at Dutchtown High on Tuesday. It is for kids ages 8 through 16.

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  • New principal at McKinley High tries to ease parents' concerns after LHSAA audit

    New principal at McKinley High tries to ease parents' concerns after LHSAA audit

    McKinley High's new principal called a meeting to help ease some parents' concerns (Source: WAFB)McKinley High's new principal called a meeting to help ease some parents' concerns (Source: WAFB)
    McKinley High's new principal called a meeting to help ease some parents' concerns (Source: WAFB)McKinley High's new principal called a meeting to help ease some parents' concerns (Source: WAFB)

    Monday night, McKinley High School's new principal called a meeting to try to ease some of the concerns of parents and students.

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    Monday night, McKinley High School's new principal called a meeting to try to ease some of the concerns of parents and students.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.

    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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  • ESPN's preseason SEC power rankings signal long season for Tiger fans

    ESPN's preseason SEC power rankings signal long season for Tiger fans

    With Media Days underway, ESPN released its SEC preseason power rankings on Monday and the expectations are not high for the 2018 Tigers. 

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    With Media Days underway, ESPN released its SEC preseason power rankings on Monday and the expectations are not high for the 2018 Tigers. 

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  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
  • LSU's White, Williams named to another preseason watch list

    LSU's White, Williams named to another preseason watch list

    Greedy Williams (Source: WAFB)Greedy Williams (Source: WAFB)

    LSU linebacker Devin White and defensive back Greedy Williams have been named to the 2018 Bednarik Award Watch List. 

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    LSU linebacker Devin White and defensive back Greedy Williams have been named to the 2018 Bednarik Award Watch List. 

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: U-High Cubs

    Sportsline Summer Camp: U-High Cubs

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:40:08 GMT
    U-High Cubs (Source: WAFB)U-High Cubs (Source: WAFB)

    Where do you go and how do you get better after a 13-0 season that ended with a win in the Division II state championship game? That's the question U-High is facing heading into this season.

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    Where do you go and how do you get better after a 13-0 season that ended with a win in the Division II state championship game? That's the question U-High is facing heading into this season.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: St. Amant Gators

    Sportsline Summer Camp: St. Amant Gators

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:04:25 GMT
    St. Amant Gators (Source: WAFB)St. Amant Gators (Source: WAFB)

    The St. Amant Gators were the subject of our Sportsline Summer Camp series Friday night and they're tasked with replacing Warrick Dunn Award finalist Cade Nelson in the backfield and breaking in a new quarterback.

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    The St. Amant Gators were the subject of our Sportsline Summer Camp series Friday night and they're tasked with replacing Warrick Dunn Award finalist Cade Nelson in the backfield and breaking in a new quarterback.

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  • Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:16:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:48:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.More >>
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)

    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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  • Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
  • Southern picked to finish second in SWAC West; Abby, Augustine earn All-SWAC honors

    Southern picked to finish second in SWAC West; Abby, Augustine earn All-SWAC honors

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:48:16 GMT

    Dawson Odums and his Southern Jaguars have been picked to finish second in the SWAC Western Division behind defending champion and arch-rival Grambling.

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    Dawson Odums and his Southern Jaguars have been picked to finish second in the SWAC Western Division behind defending champion and arch-rival Grambling.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: East Ascension Spartans

    Sportsline Summer Camp: East Ascension Spartans

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-07-13 09:22:45 GMT

    East Ascension head coach Darnell Lee is entering his third season with the Spartans and looking to take the next step with his alma mater after a down to the wire second round loss to Live Oak last season.

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    East Ascension head coach Darnell Lee is entering his third season with the Spartans and looking to take the next step with his alma mater after a down to the wire second round loss to Live Oak last season.

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  • Astros drop another one to A's, 6-4

    Astros drop another one to A's, 6-4

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:38 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:38:52 GMT
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)

    Mark Canha's two-RBI single in Oakland's three-run eighth inning lifted the Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday.

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    Mark Canha's two-RBI single in Oakland's three-run eighth inning lifted the Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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  • Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:46:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.More >>
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.More >>
  • Former LSU star Alex Bregman invited to 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

    Former LSU star Alex Bregman invited to 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:59:10 GMT
    Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will participate in this year's MLB All-Star Home Run Derby.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will participate in this year's MLB All-Star Home Run Derby.

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  • Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:34:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:38:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.More >>
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.More >>
  • Ehret linebacker Donte Starks commits to LSU over feeling of family atmosphere

    Ehret linebacker Donte Starks commits to LSU over feeling of family atmosphere

    Donte Starks will be a part of LSU's 2019 class. Source: FOX 8Donte Starks will be a part of LSU's 2019 class. Source: FOX 8
    Donte Starks will be a part of LSU's 2019 class. Source: FOX 8Donte Starks will be a part of LSU's 2019 class. Source: FOX 8
    LSU is red-hot in recruiting for the class of 2019. Their latest commitment, four-star linebacker Donte Starks out of John Ehret. "It was always a dream when I was small to play for LSU. Well Coach O brings a lot of energy. He treats me like family. He has a lot of energy, and that's what I like about him," said Donte Starks. Starks will be suiting up for the Patriots this fall for the first time. The senior transferred from Mississippi, and will be vital to Ehret's d...More >>
    LSU is red-hot in recruiting for the class of 2019. Their latest commitment, four-star linebacker Donte Starks out of John Ehret. "It was always a dream when I was small to play for LSU. Well Coach O brings a lot of energy. He treats me like family. He has a lot of energy, and that's what I like about him," said Donte Starks. Starks will be suiting up for the Patriots this fall for the first time. The senior transferred from Mississippi, and will be vital to Ehret's d...More >>
  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Zachary Broncos

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Zachary Broncos

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:02 AM EDT2018-07-12 09:02:04 GMT

    The Zachary Broncos are gunning for their third state championship in four years.  Head coach David Brewerton has certainly transformed the program into a power, just as he did with the Livonia Wildcats.

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    The Zachary Broncos are gunning for their third state championship in four years.  Head coach David Brewerton has certainly transformed the program into a power, just as he did with the Livonia Wildcats.

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  • Astros fall 8-3 to A's

    Astros fall 8-3 to A's

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:31:24 GMT
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)

    Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis added three RBIs as the Oakland Athletics jumped on Lance McCullers Jr. early and cruised to an 8-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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    Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis added three RBIs as the Oakland Athletics jumped on Lance McCullers Jr. early and cruised to an 8-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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  • LHSAA issues bans against McKinley High; school to be fined more than $40k

    LHSAA issues bans against McKinley High; school to be fined more than $40k

    McKinley High School (Source: Google Maps)McKinley High School (Source: Google Maps)
    McKinley High School (Source: Google Maps)McKinley High School (Source: Google Maps)

    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has issued bans against McKinley High School, citing "required paperwork and its adherence therein in disarray."

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    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has issued bans against McKinley High School, citing "required paperwork and its adherence therein in disarray."

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  • Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:13:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
  • Astros beat A's 6-5 on bizarre play in 11th inning

    Astros beat A's 6-5 on bizarre play in 11th inning

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:55:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:26:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Houston.
    Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy's throwing error handed the Houston Astros a 6-5 victory...More >>
    Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy's throwing error handed the Houston Astros a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics.More >>
  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Central Private Rebels

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Central Private Rebels

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:25:35 GMT

    Sportsline Summer Camp recently visited with Central Private and new coach Robbie Mahfouz, who's coached 33 years at LHSAA schools and will lead the Rebels into that association after they play this year, their last in the MAIS.

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    Sportsline Summer Camp recently visited with Central Private and new coach Robbie Mahfouz, who's coached 33 years at LHSAA schools and will lead the Rebels into that association after they play this year, their last in the MAIS.

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  • Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

    Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:03:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:40:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FILE - In this Saturday, May 26, 2018 file photo Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FILE - In this Saturday, May 26, 2018 file photo Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in...
    Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain.More >>
    Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain.More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneLarry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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  • Alabama LB, Terrell Lewis, out indefinitely after ACL tear

    Alabama LB, Terrell Lewis, out indefinitely after ACL tear

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:17:53 GMT

    Terrell Lewis suffered a torn right ACL last week while training. He underwent successful surgery today, and a timeframe for his return is unknown at this time.

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    Terrell Lewis suffered a torn right ACL last week while training. He underwent successful surgery today, and a timeframe for his return is unknown at this time.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Northeast Vikings

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Northeast Vikings

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:43:13 GMT

    There are still seven more weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp before the jamborees start on August 23 and Monday night we checked in with the Vikings and head coach David Masterson from Northeast High.

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    There are still seven more weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp before the jamborees start on August 23 and Monday night we checked in with the Vikings and head coach David Masterson from Northeast High.

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  • Former LSU pitcher Aaron Nola leads Phillies to 3-1 win over Mets

    Former LSU pitcher Aaron Nola leads Phillies to 3-1 win over Mets

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:42:17 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Aaron Nola allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and lashed a three-run double that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday for a split of their twinight doubleheader.

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    Aaron Nola allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and lashed a three-run double that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday for a split of their twinight doubleheader.

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  • Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

    Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-09 16:54:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:21:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.
    The last of the women's top-10 seeds has been knocked out at Wimbledon after Kiki Bertens beat No. 7 Karolina Pliskova.More >>
    The last of the women's top-10 seeds has been knocked out at Wimbledon after Kiki Bertens beat No. 7 Karolina Pliskova.More >>
  • Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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  • Daredevil Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

    Daredevil Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:36:52 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:31:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Travis Pastrana jumps a row of crushed cars on a motorcycle, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Pastrana is attempting to recreate three of Evel Knievel's iconic motorcycle jumps on Sunday, including the leap over the fountains...(AP Photo/John Locher). Travis Pastrana jumps a row of crushed cars on a motorcycle, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Pastrana is attempting to recreate three of Evel Knievel's iconic motorcycle jumps on Sunday, including the leap over the fountains...
    Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps.More >>
    Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps.More >>
  • Former LSU stars Bregman, Nola named 2018 MLB All-Stars

    Former LSU stars Bregman, Nola named 2018 MLB All-Stars

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:01:15 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Former LSU all-Americans Aaron Nola and Alex Bregman were named Sunday night to the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters, increasing the Tigers’ all-time total of MLB All-Stars to 12.

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    Former LSU all-Americans Aaron Nola and Alex Bregman were named Sunday night to the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters, increasing the Tigers’ all-time total of MLB All-Stars to 12.

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  • Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:04:26 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-09 00:39:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.More >>
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.More >>
  • Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

    Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

    Saturday, July 7 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-07 21:13:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:04:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates after scores penalty shootout during the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates after scores penalty shootout during the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    Croatia ended Russia's surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals.More >>
    Croatia ended Russia's surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals.More >>
  • England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

    England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:06:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-08 19:28:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). England's Harry Maguire celebrates after scoring his side opening goal during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). England's Harry Maguire celebrates after scoring his side opening goal during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.More >>
    England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.More >>
  • Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2nd UFC title belt

    Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2nd UFC title belt

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-07-08 04:56:57 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-07-08 18:33:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Derrick Lewis kicks Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 226, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Derrick Lewis kicks Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 226, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC's heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt.More >>
    Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC's heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt.More >>
  • Bregman, Gurriel homer in Astros' 12-6 win over White Sox

    Bregman, Gurriel homer in Astros' 12-6 win over White Sox

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:44:08 GMT

    Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman each homered and Charlie Morton won his 11th as the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 12-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

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    Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman each homered and Charlie Morton won his 11th as the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 12-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

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  • LSU coaches work to get wide receivers polished

    LSU coaches work to get wide receivers polished

    Sunday, July 8 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-07-08 15:46:13 GMT
    Jerry Sullivan coaches the wide receivers during spring practice. (Source: WAFB)Jerry Sullivan coaches the wide receivers during spring practice. (Source: WAFB)

    The LSU Tigers kick off their season against the Miami Hurricanes near Dallas on September 2, which is eight weeks away. Despite some questions about the offense, there seems to be great potential in the wide receivers.

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    The LSU Tigers kick off their season against the Miami Hurricanes near Dallas on September 2, which is eight weeks away. Despite some questions about the offense, there seems to be great potential in the wide receivers.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Scotlandville Hornets

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Scotlandville Hornets

    Sunday, July 8 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-07-08 14:17:23 GMT
    Scotlandville Hornets (Source: WAFB)Scotlandville Hornets (Source: WAFB)

    In his first year as Scotlandville head coach, Jules Sullen is inheriting an exhilarating quarterback, senior Cameron Armstead.

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    In his first year as Scotlandville head coach, Jules Sullen is inheriting an exhilarating quarterback, senior Cameron Armstead.

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  • Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)
    Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)

    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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  • Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)
    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Woodlawn Panthers

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Woodlawn Panthers

    Saturday, July 7 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-07-07 18:28:36 GMT
    Woodlawn Panthers (Source: WAFB)Woodlawn Panthers (Source: WAFB)

    Daniel Luquette is entering his fourth year as the Woodlawn Panthers' head coach, having made the playoffs the previous three seasons, but never making it past the first round and never hosting a postseason game.

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    Daniel Luquette is entering his fourth year as the Woodlawn Panthers' head coach, having made the playoffs the previous three seasons, but never making it past the first round and never hosting a postseason game.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Baker Buffaloes

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Baker Buffaloes

    Saturday, July 7 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-07-07 17:25:27 GMT
    Baker Buffaloes (Source: WAFB)Baker Buffaloes (Source: WAFB)

    Baker head coach Eric Randall, who is a member of the Southern University Hall of Fame, is now tutoring a new quarterback, Tyren Henderson, to take over his senior year.

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    Baker head coach Eric Randall, who is a member of the Southern University Hall of Fame, is now tutoring a new quarterback, Tyren Henderson, to take over his senior year.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Hammond Tornadoes

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Hammond Tornadoes

    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:11:48 GMT
    Hammond Tornadoes (Source: WAFB)Hammond Tornadoes (Source: WAFB)

    Sportsline Summer Camp stopped in Hammond on the Fourth of July and the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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    Sportsline Summer Camp stopped in Hammond on the Fourth of July and the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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  • Pels open Summer League with a victory, Frank Jackson leaves with injury

    Pels open Summer League with a victory, Frank Jackson leaves with injury

    Frank Jackson left the game with a left ankle injury. Source: Pelicans.comFrank Jackson left the game with a left ankle injury. Source: Pelicans.com

    The Pelicans opened their summer league campaign with a 90-77 victory over the Raptors, but it came with an injury price. 

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    The Pelicans opened their summer league campaign with a 90-77 victory over the Raptors, but it came with an injury price. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins

    Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)

    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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  • Astros win on road again with 5-3 victory at rival Rangers

    Astros win on road again with 5-3 victory at rival Rangers

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:59:25 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Josh Reddick and Tony Kemp homered, Dallas Keuchel worked seven solid innings to win for only the second time in his last nine starts and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night.

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    Josh Reddick and Tony Kemp homered, Dallas Keuchel worked seven solid innings to win for only the second time in his last nine starts and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night.

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  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Broadmoor Bucs

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Broadmoor Bucs

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:26:32 GMT

    Broadmoor figures to play this season with 50 to 55 players, compared to 80 or 100 for the other teams in its district.

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    Broadmoor figures to play this season with 50 to 55 players, compared to 80 or 100 for the other teams in its district.

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  • LSU wide receivers look to make mark

    LSU wide receivers look to make mark

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:24:52 GMT
    Stephen Sullivan (Source: WAFB)Stephen Sullivan (Source: WAFB)

    The current cast of LSU receivers isn't lacking in talent or potential, but the players don't have much game experience in college.

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    The current cast of LSU receivers isn't lacking in talent or potential, but the players don't have much game experience in college.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
  • Sportsline Summer Camp: Parkview Baptist Eagles

    Sportsline Summer Camp: Parkview Baptist Eagles

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-07-03 08:48:04 GMT

    Parkview Baptist head coach Jay Mayet said his Eagles will rely on a strong senior class as they try to make another run at a Superdome appearance, after falling short for the first time in four years.

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    Parkview Baptist head coach Jay Mayet said his Eagles will rely on a strong senior class as they try to make another run at a Superdome appearance, after falling short for the first time in four years.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)
    Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)

    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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  • Former Laker forward Julius Randle agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Former Laker forward Julius Randle agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    On the same day that the Pelicans lose a former Kentucky player, they bring in another. A source confirms to FOX 8 Sports that the Pelicans agreed to a contract, Monday, with former Los Angeles Laker forward Julius Randle. 

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    On the same day that the Pelicans lose a former Kentucky player, they bring in another. A source confirms to FOX 8 Sports that the Pelicans agreed to a contract, Monday, with former Los Angeles Laker forward Julius Randle. 

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  • Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)

    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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  • Former Ole Miss head coach Billy Kinard dies at 84

    Former Ole Miss head coach Billy Kinard dies at 84

    Monday, July 2 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-07-02 21:42:55 GMT
    Kinard led the Rebels to a Peach Bowl win in 1971. (Source: Ole Miss Athletics)Kinard led the Rebels to a Peach Bowl win in 1971. (Source: Ole Miss Athletics)

    Former Ole Miss head football coach Billy Kinard died Saturday at the age of 84.

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    Former Ole Miss head football coach Billy Kinard died Saturday at the age of 84.

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  • Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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  • Alex Bregman earns AL Player of the Week honors

    Alex Bregman earns AL Player of the Week honors

    Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFBSource: Josh Auzenne/WAFB

    Former LSU baseball star Alex Bregman has been name the American League Player of the Week.  

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    Former LSU baseball star Alex Bregman has been name the American League Player of the Week.  

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  • Williams, White named to another Preseason All-American Team

    Williams, White named to another Preseason All-American Team

    Greedy Williams (Source: WAFB)Greedy Williams (Source: WAFB)

    LSU defensive back Greedy Williams and linebacker Devin White have been named to the the Sporting News Preseason All-American Team. 

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    LSU defensive back Greedy Williams and linebacker Devin White have been named to the the Sporting News Preseason All-American Team. 

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  • BR teen prepares to compete in national Special Olympics in Seattle

    BR teen prepares to compete in national Special Olympics in Seattle

    Monday, July 2 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-07-02 11:48:39 GMT
    Will Johannessen (Source: Bill Johannessen)Will Johannessen (Source: Bill Johannessen)

    One south Louisiana athlete is bringing some serious determination to a national level in Seattle. At the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics in Seattle, we caught a glimpse of Will Johannessen of Baton Rouge.

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    One south Louisiana athlete is bringing some serious determination to a national level in Seattle. At the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics in Seattle, we caught a glimpse of Will Johannessen of Baton Rouge.

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  • Former St. James High football coach Rick Gaille dies

    Former St. James High football coach Rick Gaille dies

    Sunday, July 1 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-07-01 22:00:43 GMT
    Rick Gaille (Source: Facebook)Rick Gaille (Source: Facebook)

    A long-time head coach and athletic director for St, James High School, Rick Gaille, has died, according to a Facebook post from his wife.

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    A long-time head coach and athletic director for St, James High School, Rick Gaille, has died, according to a Facebook post from his wife.

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