Hornets PF David West opts out of contract

NEW ORLEANS, La - The New Orleans Hornets announced today that forward David West has declined his player option for the 2011-12 season and opted out of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent.

Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

Eight new members to be inducted into LA Sports HOF

Eight new members will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.

Local track and field star preps for U.S. Junior Olympics

Hosanna Christian Academy student athlete Laticia Watson is fresh off her victory at the 2011 Track and Field AAU Southeast Region and is now preparing for the U.S. Junior Olympics.

Brother of Saints' DE Anthony Hargrove stabbed and killed in Florida

The older brother of New Orleans Saints defensive end Anthony Hargrove was killed early Thursday morning in his home state of Florida.

Hornets trade draft pick to Knicks for money

The New Orleans Hornets selected Josh Harrellson from the University of Kentucky with the 45th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft and traded him to the New York Knicks for money.

Tiger great Walter Davis qualifies for 6th World Championship Team

For the sixth time in his illustrious career as one of the world’s leading triple jumpers, LSU great Walter Davis earned the right to represent the United States at the IAAF World Championships after taking third place in Thursday’s

Hornets host summer camp in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Most members of the New Orleans Hornets organization were busy on Wednesday trying to figure out what to do with their draft pick.

Hornets announcer Bob Licht on the 2011 NBA Draft (VIDEO)

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - I had a chance to catch up with Hornets television play by play announcer Bob Licht this morning. Click on the video for his thoughts on tonight's NBA draft.

New softball coach Torina introduced at LSU

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - The LSU Athletic Department introduced newly hired head softball coach Beth Torina on Wednesday.