SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Springfield Bulldogs

The crew headed down I-12 to Springfield High School for stop No. 27 of Sportsline Summer Camp. It’s been a struggle at Springfield for some time now.

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: ‘The direct reality is not good’

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Port Allen Pelicans

Pac-12 announces conference-only football schedule

NHL, players approve plan to resume season, extend CBA

Saints season ticket holders opt out of 2020 ahead of much uncertainty

Continued Coverage

Saints preparing season ticket holders for few fans in Superdome

SEC responds to B1G Ten’s decision to have a conference-only schedule

Joe Burrow announces Hunger Relief Fund with Athens food pantry

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

Louisiana governor, lawmakers oppose canceling school sports

Big Ten to limit football, fall sports to conference games

Tulane’s game against Northwestern University this season canceled

The Big Ten Conference is reportedly getting rid of non-conference games

Pelicans’ Gentry cleared to join team in NBA restart

The 65-year-old coach - who's considered "at higher risk" to contract the virus according to the CDDC - is one of a potential five head coaches age 60 or older that will be coaching in the bubble.

Pelicans ready to begin practice in Orlando

Pelicans practice begins Friday in Orlando.

  LHSAA says it is fully committed to fall sports

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) released an updated statement on Wednesday, July 8, about fall sports related to COVID-19. The LHSAA said it is fully committed to the safe return of fall sports.

  Expert says Baton Rouge economy faces $50M loss if LSU football season is canceled or fans are excluded

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Woodlawn Panthers

  Ivy League suspends fall sports due to coronavirus pandemic

  ’It keeps me young’ - Randall’s miracle throw still one of LSU’s most amazing moments

Pelicans prepare to travel to Orlando for restart of NBA season

  LSU receives 3 championship rings after perfect season

BESE reviewing letter from Sen. Cleo Fields calling for cancelation of K-12 athletic activities

Officials with the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) say they are reviewing a letter from State Sen. Cleo Fields (D-Baton Rouge) which called for all athletic activities to be canceled for K through 12 public schools through December due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former LSU RB LaBrandon Toefield remembers big games against Tennessee, Alabama

During the pandemic, we’ve caught up with former LSU stars to relive some great and gut-wrenching moments. The next visit is with former running back LaBrandon Toefield.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Walker Wildcats

The Walker Wildcats are stop No. 23 for Sportsline Summer Camp. Head coach Chad Mahaffey is in his second season with the team.

  ’I’m about sick of Alabama’ - Tigers topping Tide was highlight of the year for LSU great Toefield

LSU may have beaten Clemson to win the national championship in New Orleans back on January 13, but for many Tiger fans, the highlight of the season was finally topping the Alabama Crimson Tide a couple of months earlier.

La. Tech suspends voluntary workouts after second player tests positive for COVID-19

Louisiana Tech officials confirmed Monday a second football player tested positive for COVID-19 and reported all voluntary workouts have been suspended for a few days due to the latest case.

MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays

By the time MLB revealed each team’s 60-game slate, last year's World Series teams, the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, had canceled workouts because of COVID-19 testing delays.

Astros, Rangers set to open 60-game seasons at home

Major League Baseball has set the 60-game schedule for all of their teams.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Amant Gators

St. Amant is stop No. 22 Sportsline Summer Camp as the Gators kick off week four of our tour around south Louisiana high school football.

  LSU recruiting continues to soar, despite COVID-19 restrictions

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and his staff continue to roll on the recruiting trail, picking up three verbal commitments since the first of the month.

  Senator asks for ban on school sports through fall

A Louisiana state senator has called for all athletic activities to be cancelled for K through 12 public schools in Louisiana through December because of COVID-19.

Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced Monday.

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Several Native American leaders and organizations have sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

Patrick Mahomes inks ‘richest deal in sports’ history', ESPN reports

Whitehouse High alum and NFL star Patrick Mahomes has signed a 10-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, meaning he is signed with the team through 2031, according to ESPN. ESPN reports the deal is the richest in sports history.

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says the NHL and NHL Players’ Association have agreed on protocols to resume the season but are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining agreement.

Mental toughness will be key for Pelicans’ success in Orlando

The Pelicans will rely on their team leadership and depth, as well as their positive attitude, to win in Orlando's NBA Bubble.

  ’It hurt’ - Moore says Brees’ national anthem comments will linger for awhile; talks about pandemic affects on NFL

Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore joined WAFB-TV’s Jacques Doucet for an hour-long Zoom interview to discuss a number of topics, including recent comments by Drew Brees about players kneeling during the national anthem and the COVID-19 pandemic.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: U-High Cubs

Stop No. 21 to finish up three weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp is with the U-High Cubs, a program that’s no stranger to winning state championships and cranking out big-time college talent.

Nation’s top-rated QB for class of 2021 commits to Oklahoma over LSU, Maryland

The nation’s top quarterback in the class of 2021 has announced his commitment to Oklahoma.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. James Wildcats

Stop No. 20 for our 2020 Sportsline Summer Camp is a special one. Robert Valdez and his St. James Wildcats ended a 40-year wait with last year’s perfect season and 2019 Class 3A state championship.

Dodgers pitcher Price won’t play this year because of virus

Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year.

Jennings RB Trevor Etienne picks up offer from Clemson

Following a monster sophomore season, Jennings running back Trevor Etienne has seen his recruitment pick up steam. On Saturday he announced that he received an offer from the Clemson Tigers.

Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah.

LSU picks up commit from 4-star DE Keanu Koht to 2021 class

LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron and company picked up their third commitment for the month of July as four-star defensive end Keanu Koht announced his decision via Twitter.

AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

The four people spoke on condition of anonymity because the league and the union haven’t reached an agreement.

LaGrange alum Colton Frank IV to transfer to Southern

Former LaGrange High School star Colton Frank IV announced he’s transferring from UL Lafayette to Southern University to the play for Jaguars. Frank announced the move on his Twitter account.

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,

  Zachary WR Chris Hilton talks about why he committed to LSU

Zachary wide receiver Chris Hilton said he's had LSU on his mind since having a Zoom call about a month ago with Tigers' wide receivers/asst. head coach Mickey Joseph.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Scotlandville Hornets

The Scotlandville Hornets are stop No. 18 for Sportsline Summer Camp. It’s year two of the Lester Ricard era.

  Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.

MLB cancels All-Star Game for 1st time since 1945

The All-Star Game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

REPORT: Peter Parrish’s name no longer listed on LSU’s official roster

LSU redshirt freshman quarterback Peter Parrish is no longer listed on the Tigers' football roster, according to a report by Shea Dixon with 247Sports.

Redskins to have ‘thorough review’ of name amid race debate

The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject.

Zachary WR Chris Hilton commits to LSU’s 2021 recruiting class

Hilton is the 14th commit in LSU’s 2021 class

AP Source: NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem

“Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” is traditionally known as the Black anthem.

FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name

A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Plaquemine Green Devils

Stop No. 17 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Plaquemine Green Devils on Thursday, July 2, which is a special day for head coach Paul Distefano. The 9Sports team would like to wish Distefano a very happy birthday.

AP source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Parkview Baptist Eagles

Our 16th visit on the tour around high school football in south Louisiana for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Parkview Baptist Eagles.

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will grace the cover of the NBA 2K21 video game for next-generation consoles.

Virginia linebacker Naquan Brown commits to LSU’s 2021 class

Brown is a 4-star recruit according to recruiting site Rivals

Report: NFL to scrap two preseason games

The NFL is reportedly canceling two preseason games due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Pro Football Talk.

WATCH: Cam Jordan surprises Saints super fan living in isolation in assisted living facility

The surprise phone call brought her to tears

Baseball’s minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: McKinley Panthers

The No. 16 stop for the Sportsline Summer Camp tour around high school football was with the McKinley Panthers. The coaching staff is entering its second season.

3 New Orleans Pelicans players test positive for COVID-19

Three New Orleans Pelicans have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin.

Cam Newton says farewell as he joins new team: ‘I never once wanted to leave Carolina’

Former Carolina Panther Cam Newton is saying “farewell” as he joins the New England Patriots, but says he never really wanted to leave Carolina.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Live Oak Eagles

Stop No. 15 for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Live Oak Eagles. There was nothing but good vibes in Watson, as the Eagles are under new leadership in first-year head coach Blane Westmoreland.

Nicholls St. names former football player, coach Jonathan ‘JT’ Terrell as new athletic director

More than 20 years after Jonathan “JT” Terrell competed for Nicholls State as a student-athlete, he’s returned to his alma mater as its new athletic director.

LSU senior pitcher Matthew Beck becomes next in line to wear No. 8

LSU head coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday, June 29 that senior pitcher Matthew Beck will be the next Tiger to wear the No. 8 jersey.

Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick’s path to activism

Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the former NFL player’s activism.

  A long-overdue ‘Tip of the Cap’ to baseball’s Black pioneers

Four former U.S. presidents and a host of prominent civil rights leaders, entertainers and sports greats participated in a virtual salute to the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball’s Negro Leagues.

Patriots owner’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren’t violated when police secretly video-recorded him in the act.

Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels weighs in on playoff chances and more

Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels provides some insight on what to expect from the NBA season restart and how players can still use their platform to keep the movement against racism going in the right direction.

Hamlin caps marathon day of racing at Pocono with 4th win

Denny Hamlin held off Kevin Harvick on Sunday night to win the second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono Raceway and flip the result of the opener.

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

The punishment handed down to the Patriots includes fines and the loss of a 2021 draft pick.

Reports: Former Panthers QB Cam Newton to join Patriots on 1-year deal

Newton turned 31 years old last month.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Madison Prep Chargers

The Madison Prep Chargers round out the first two weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp stops at south Louisiana high school football programs.

Former LSU safety Eric Monroe transferring to Texas Tech

After more than a week in the NCAA Transfer Portal, former LSU safety Eric Monroe has decided to transfer to Texas Tech. Monroe tweeted Saturday, June 27 that he has committed to the Red Raiders.