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Hornets summer league wrap-up

The Hornets finished NBA Summer League play at 1-4 this summer in Las Vegas. The team was led in scoring (14.0 ppg) and rebounding (7.2 rpg) by Lance Thomas while Austin Rivers paced the team in assists (3.5 apg).

Penn State sanctions draw concerns about innocent student-athletes

It’s not the “Death Penalty” that many feared. It sounds like worse. It’s a scandal like no other in the history of college athletics.

Funding for Tiger Stadium expansion is approved

Tiger Stadium is poised to become one of the biggest venues in the Southeastern Conference.

Vilma wants quick hearing over 'bounty' suspension

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is asking a federal court for a hearing this week over the football player's yearlong suspension stemming from the "bounty" investigation: allegations of financial bonuses being paid to

Are you ready for LSU football?

LSU’s season-opener against North Texas on Sept. 1 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

Mainieri welcomes 15 new players, congratulates Gausman for signing with Orioles

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said Friday that the 15-man class of newcomers enrolling next month provides exactly what the Tigers need – speed on the bases and in the outfield, power hitting and additional pitching prowess.

Drew Brees signs long-term contract with Saints

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with QB Drew Brees to a five-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.  

Local Mardi Gras Gators Girls’ Basketball Team Wins YBOA National Tournament

The 7th Grade Mardi Gras Gators Girls’ Basketball Team, which is based out of Denham Springs, La., has won the 2012 Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) National Championship Tournament.

2012 USBC Open Championships concludes in Baton Rouge

Matt McNiel of Prior Lake, Minn., made history on the lanes at the Baton Rouge River Center this year, and now that the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships has ended its 151-day run, he can add two more titles to his growing

Hornets acquire Ryan Anderson

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have acquired forward Ryan Anderson from the Orlando Magic in exchange for forward/center Gustavo Ayon.