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Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics by the numbers

The 22nd Winter Olympic Games open in Sochi, Russia, in less than a month. Here's a look at some key facts and figures related to what appears will be among the most expensive Olympics ever.

CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork. He couldn't read or write.

Seismic equipment is being installed for Saints/Seahawks game

The last time the New Orleans Saints came to Seattle, football fans rocked the stadium so much, it created a seismic event. Now, equipment is in place to see if that happens again.

Saints fans optimistic depsite underdog status

 The New Orleans Saints are back on the road. The team left for the Pacific Northwest on Thursday ahead of Saturday's game against Seattle.

Banquet to be held for 2014 LSU baseball team

A "First Pitch" banquet will be held for the 2014 LSU Baseball team. The banquet is considered to be the start of LSU’s college baseball season, and will be at 6 p.m. on January 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Pelicans forward diagnosed with herniated disc

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disc and is out indefinitely.

Lindsey Vonn out of Sochi Olympics

 Lindsey Vonn's knee troubles apparently are too much to overcome in time for Sochi.

LSU standout Michael Clayton writes book

Former LSU wide receiver and NFL star Michael Clayton has released an autobiography.

Local bars gear up for big matchup: Saints take on Eagles

The Saints take on the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday night, which means here at home local restaurants and bars are gearing up for the game and of course the fans.

Local bars gear up for big matchup: Saints take on Eagles

The Saints take on the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday night, which means here at home local restaurants and bars are gearing up for the game and of course the fans.