The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expired at 11 p.m. (CST) Thursday and for the first time since the 1998-99 season a lockout is on. The NBA joins the NFL as professional sports currently in a labor dispute.
College athletes often will give up their last year of eligibility for a chance to begin their professional careers early. The aura of signing a professional contract and the risk of injury guides the final decision.
BATON ROUGE, La - LSU junior outfielder Mikie Mahtook was named a 2011 first-team all-American Thursday by the American Baseball Coaches Association. He was also named to the ABCA first-team all-South Region squad.
Southeastern Louisiana University football coach Mike Lucas announced Wednesday that quarterback Nathan Stanley, formerly of Ole Miss, has transferred to play for the Lions beginning in the 2011 season.
BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - First year head coach Aaron Vice has found is way back home to his alma mater. He inherits the successful program from his long time friend and mentor Guy Mistretta who left the school after last season.