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Saints, Graham agree to new long-term contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.

Four Southeastern football games slated for television in 2014

The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.

Former UL Cajuns star will appear in MLB's All-Star Game

They say hard work pays off in the long run. Well, that fit's former UL baseball player Jonathan Lucroy just right. Tomorrow night for the major league All-Star Game, Lucroy will be the starting catcher for the National Leauge.

Tickets for LSU season-opener against Wisconsin available

Tickets for LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin in the Advocare Texas Kickoff game in Houston on Aug. 30 are still available through the LSU athletic ticket office.

Will Houston knock down it's 49-year-old Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

LeBron James says 'I'm coming home' to Cleveland

After four years away, King James is sensationally taking his throne back to Cleveland.

Delahoussaye earns spot on Groza Award watch list

After having one of the best seasons by a freshman kicker in LSU history, sophomore Colby Delahoussaye was one of 30 players named to the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced

SLU’s Bennett named to Payton Award watch list

Southeastern Louisiana senior quarterback Bryan Bennett is one of 20 student-athletes named to the Watch List for the 28th Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the outstanding player of the Football Championship Subdivision.

LSU's Tiger Stadium ranked as top college football venue by Athlon Sports panel

Tiger Stadium has been ranked as the best college football stadium along with having the best game day atmosphere, in a poll conducted by Athlon Sports that was released on Monday.

Why minor league baseball plays a major role in the U.S.

Far from the bright lights and big salaries on big league diamonds, minor league teams play a major role in their communities during the summer months.