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LSU Shortstop Austin Nola Receives All-America Recognition

LSU senior shortstop Austin Nola was named Monday to the Perfect Game second-team All-America squad, and he received second-team All-America recognition from Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

Hornets games to be available on new “FOX Sports New Orleans” network

The New Orleans Hornets and FOX Sports today announced that they have reached a long-term television rights agreement that establishes “FOX Sports New Orleans” as the new local television home of the Hornets.

Baton Rouge skateboarders celebrate 'Go Skate Day'

Baton Rouge skateboarders spent Thursday at the Perkins Road Skate Park partaking in Go Skate Day. The event takes place every year on the first day of summer and gives the diehards a chance to show their skill off in front of their peers.

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.