LSU focuses on kickoffs with Avery Atkins but works with him on field goals as well

Zion Williamson helps unveil basketball court in New Orleans East

  LSU gears up to meet high expectations in 2019

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Madison Prep Chargers

  103-year-old Baton Rouge woman sets new record

Continued Coverage

Zion Williamson a ‘slam dunk’ at N.O. East court dedication

Drew Brees and wife awarded $6.1 million in diamond lawsuit


  ’Zion’s an attraction. I think we’ll have a lot of sellouts this year:' Pelicans fans excited about draft picks, head to Smoothie King Center for gear

  Pelicans select Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in 2019 NBA Draft

  Zion Williamson grateful to be in New Orleans

Five Pelicans takeaways from the NBA Draft

From Zion Williamson to the rest of the Pelicans' draft picks and acquisitions, there's a lot of positive to take away from the last two months.

3 Southern football games scheduled for to air on ESPN3

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the 2019 ESPN football lineup it includes three Jaguar matchups.

Sha’Carri Richardson named a finalist for The Bowerman

LSU track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson has been named a finalist for The Bowerman. The Bowerman is the most coveted award in collegiate track and field.


Sportsline Summer Camp on Thursday, June 20, took us on a visit with the Northeast Vikings and veteran head coach Dave Masterson.

LSU forward Naz Reid goes undrafted; reportedly signs two-way contract with Timberwolves

LSU point guard Tremont Waters taken by Celtics at No. 51 overall in 2019 NBA Draft

Pelicans draft Marcos Louzada Silva in the second round

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

  Pelicans select guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker with their 3rd pick in the first round

  Pelicans select Jaxson Hayes with their second pick of the first round

  It’s official! Pelicans draft Zion Williamson first overall

Zion was the AP Player of the Year

  Former head of OLOL Foundation pleads guilty in embezzlement scheme; 2 former LSU players now wrapped up in drama

John Paul Funes is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands from the Our Lady of the Lake Foundation.

Pelicans deal No. 4 pick in massive trade, report says

The New Orleans Pelicans traded the team’s fourth pick in the NBA Draft

Former Tiger ace promoted to Double-A Smokies

Former LSU starting pitcher Alex Lange has been promoted to the Double-A Tennessee Smokies.

Family, friends say no warning signs of Amite football player’s death

It could be several weeks before family and friends know exactly what led to the death of a 15-year-old football player from Amite on Tuesday.

  United adds nonstop flights from BR to Austin ahead of LSU’s first away game

United Airlines is adding nonstop flights from Baton Rouge to Austin, Texas ahead of the LSU vs. Texas match-up. This comes as United is adding more flight options for more than 40 college games across the country.

AP source: Pelicans pick up team option for Okafor

AP source: New Orleans Pelicans pick up team option on center Jahlil Okafor's contract through next season

Grambling football player injured, younger brother killed in triple shooting

A man was killed and two other people were injured in a triple shooting Wednesday night on South Causeway Boulevard in the Shrewsbury area of Jefferson Parish

LSU center fielder Zach Watson earns back-to-back Gold Glove awards

LSU center fielder Zach Watson has been named to the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association Gold Glove team.

Pelicans’ presumptive pick Zion Williamson confidently holds court with media

Zion Williamson’s basketball prowess has been on display since he splashed on the scene as a freshman at Duke but on Wednesday in New York, the presumptive first overall pick put his charismatic personality on display.

  New law makes it illegal to harass referees

Governor John Bel Edwards outlawed harassment of a referee with his signature Monday, June 17, the same day police say a brawl hospitalized an official after a recreational basketball game at Perkins Road Community Park.

  Live Oak DT latest lineman to commit to LSU

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and the Tigers are on quite a recruiting tear, landing the commitment of another talented defensive lineman on Wednesday.


Stop No. 6 out of 60 for Sportsline Summer Camp is the St. Helena Hawks, who have seen their last two seasons end with utter heartbreak, including a Superdome defeat in 2017.

Defendant in Tyrann Mathieu extortion case asks court to protect evidence

The defendant in the trial of former LSU player and current NFL defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has asked the court to help preserve electronic evidence

Zion embraces the hype amid impending arrival in New Orleans

In the Barclays Center on Thursday night in Brooklyn, we expect to hear Zion Williamson’s name called first by the Pelicans.

Marathon running pushes Baton Rouge couple to physical limits, milestones

When it comes to their marriage, Derek and Danielle Dowell have found a common bond that goes beyond the typical limits of a relationship.

Brees nominated for two ESPYs

Drew Brees is nominated for two ESPYs: Best Record-Breaking Performance and Best NFL Player.

Amite, La. high school football player dies after practice

Terrance Allen, 15, died Tuesday after football practice

Jonathan Vilma joins Saints pre-season broadcast team

Saints Hall of Famer Jonathan Vilma will join the broadcast team for the upcoming Saints pre-season coverage on FOX 8.

Walker High basketball star Jalen Cook commits to LSU

Jalen Cook is the latest to commit to Will Wade's basketball team.

LSU lands commitment from defensive tackle in Alabama

Eric Taylor is the 19th commitment for the class of 2020

Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley ready to showcase his talent at Elite 11

The Elite 11 competition starts June 28th


There’s a big body playing defensive tackle in the area who tells 9Sports he’s taking a look at five different SEC schools going into his senior year at Live Oak High School.

Report: Saints negotiations with Michael Thomas ‘progressing’

Report: Saints & Michael Thomas negotiations 'progressing'

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer


The Central Private School Red Hawks are making the jump from the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) this season.

  Hold that Tiger! Coach O adds another defensive lineman

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has added another commitment to the talented 2020 recruiting class.

Austin Nola gets the call from Seattle, collects first MLB hit

Former LSU and Catholic High star Austin Nola made his Major League Baseball debut with the Seattle Mariners Sunday against the Oakland A's.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Springfield Bulldogs

The Springfield Bulldogs are lifting weights, conditioning, and participating in 7-on-7 to develop team chemistry and break-in new players at the varsity level.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets

The Hornets of Catholic Pointe Coupee are focused on making 2019 a memorable year for their football program.

  Chuck Wiley Camp promotes football, cheerleading, healthy lifestyle

A happy kid at camp - running, throwing, and catching the pigskin with a smile - is where it all begins for so many of our high school football players.

Report: Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for three players, three first-round picks

The Pelicans have traded Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Funeral services announced for Baton Rouge coach who died tragically in Florida

A Baton Rouge high school released tragic news about its track and field coach.


First up on Sportsline Summer Camp is one of the biggest stories of the off-season heading toward the start of the 30th season of Sportsline Friday Nite on August 30.

  Saints head coach Sean Payton speaks highly of LSU’s Ed Orgeron

Saints head coach Sean Payton only had LSU’s Ed Orgeron on his staff for one season back in 2008, but he said the two have maintained a great friendship.

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban

Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy

Zion Williamson sues to void contract with sports marketing firm

Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state’s sports agent law.

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2, denying the Warriors what would have been a third straight championship.

REPORT: Scotlandville’s Reece Beekman commits to Virginia

Scotlandville’s Reece Beekman has reportedly committed to play at the University of Virginia.

  Saints wrap up mini camp with some kid-like fun

The summertime music was playing and the Saints were a bit like kids being let out for the summer, as Thursday was the final day of mini camp.

  LSU head coach Paul Mainieri reflects on the season

LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri said Thursday he knows not making it to Omaha is tough on the Tiger fan base but there is still plenty to be proud of this season.

Saints waive Travin Dural and sign Rishard Matthews

As the Saints brought their 2019 offseason program to a close Thursday, they acted swiftly to sign wide receiver Rishard Matthews to the roster. To make room for Matthews, the team waived fellow receiver Travin Dural, who has been with the Saints since he graduated from LSU in 2016.

NFL distributes updated rules on pass interference replay review

The NFL continues to attempt to improve the replay review process for pass interference calls. On Thursday, the league’s football operations account on Twitter posted updated rules and notes for replay review that all 32 teams will have one week to provide feedback on before finalization.

  Drew Bianco hits HR off LSU teammate in debut with Rougarou

Fans who went out to Goldsby Field Wednesday night to watch the Baton Rouge Rougarou got treated to something new.

  Sportsline Summer Camp is right around the corner

If Friday nights mean football to you, then you might be interested to know August 30 will start the 30th year of Sportsline Friday Nite.

  Final day of Saints mini camp begins Thursday morning

Thursday kicks off the final day of Saints mini camp.

LSU track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson announces she will be going pro

Sha’Carri Richardson took to social media to announce she will be leaving LSU to become a professional athlete.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

  Alvin Kamara will be Saints feature RB, but Latavius Murray looks to provide balance at the position

With the departure of Mark Ingram during the offseason, Alvin Kamara is now the feature back for the New Orleans Saints offense, but historically, it is well known head coach Sean Payton prefers a one-two punch at the position.

  Saints newly-acquired TE Jared Cook looks to be a matchup nightmare for defenses

The second day of Saints Mini Camp saw the surprise return of No. 9 and one of the guys glad to see him just moved to Louisiana in the off-season after spending some time in Oakland, Calif.

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints minicamp day two

Sean Fazende breaks down his five takes from Saints minicamp

Kamara looking to find new friend in Murray

Alvin Kamara finding a new friend in backfield mate Latavius Murray.

LSU softball finishes year ranked in top 10

After the LSU Tigers went 43-19 in the 2019 season, the team finishes the year ranked in the top 10. The squad comes in at No. 10 in the USA Today/NFCA Poll and finished at No. 12 in the Softball poll.

  Southern WR Kendall Catalon transfers to Arkansas

Southern wide receiver Kendall Catalon has transferred to Arkansas.

Saints reportedly agree to extension with Cam Jordan

As the Saints close their offseason program with minicamp practices, Cam Jordan has reportedly secured his future with the franchise for another three years.

Saints fans invited to mini-camp this week

Mini-camp runs Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1:20 p.m.

  Bond reduced for man accused of shooting, killing LSU basketball star Wayde Sims

On Monday, June 10, a judge reduced bond for the man accused of shooting and killing LSU basketball player, Wayde Sims, back in September of 2018.

  FSU head coach Mike Martin: Fontenot 'pitched like a warrior’

Hall of Fame and Florida State head baseball coach Mike Martin wanted to meet one man after his team punched their ticket to Omaha, and that person was Devin Fontenot.