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Five Football Figures, Headed by Warrick Dunn and Deuce McAllister, Lead 2012 Hall of Fame Class

Five football standouts, led by star NFL running backs Deuce McAllister of the New Orleans Saints and Baton Rouge native Warrick Dunn, are among the eight 2012 inductees who will enter the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

Lolo Jones gets high tech edge from Red Bull Project X

Far from the eyes of the worldwide media and legions of fans that have been putting increasing focus on USA Track & Field star Lolo Jones this year, a different kind of lens has been setting its sights on her form.

Louisiana man wants fans to 'Step Up' and help Brees reach contract agreement

Tony Le Mon makes a living as an attorney. But his actions away from his day job prove he's a diehard Saints fan.

Hornets to host 2012 draft party at New Orleans Arena

New Orleans Hornets fans can join in the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts a 2012 Draft Party presented by Budweiser at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St.) on Thursday, June 28. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Clemens found not guilty on all charges

Famed baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty Monday of lying to Congress during an investigation of steroid use among major league players.

Players suspended in Saints bounty program appealing

The four New Orleans Saints players suspended by the NFL over the team's bounty program appealed their punishments Monday.

LSU's Dennis Shaver receives National Coach of the Year honor

LSU's eighth-year head coach Dennis Shaver has been recognized for guiding the No. 1-ranked Lady Tigers to the program's 32nd national championship as the NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor National Coach of the Year by the U.S.

Baton Rouge to host MMA event at River Center on Saturday

Two of Baton Rouge's best MMA fighters are just three days away from squaring off in the Baton Rouge River Center for the USA-MMA Pro Strike Championship.

Miami Dolphins sign Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco grew up as a child loving to watch the Miami Dolphins play.

NBA Finals: Thunder rally past Heat to take series opener, 105-94

NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant scored 36 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Miami Heat in game one of the NBA Finals, 105-94.