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Hornets fans invited to N.O. Arena for Draft Party

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.

Red Stick Amateur Baseball League underway at Pete Goldsby Field

The Red Stick Amateur Baseball League is underway in its third season. The league gives local college players across the state a place to sharpen their skills over the offseason.

LSU No. 9 in Final Baseball America Rankings

LSU is No. 9 in the final Baseball America magazine rankings released Tuesday, marking the Tigers’ third Top 10 finish in the past five seasons.

Roger Cador All-Star Baseball Camp set for July 16

Southern University Baseball will host the Rodger Cador All Star Youth Baseball Camp July 16-19 from 9 a.m to noon at Lee Hines Field on the Southern campus.

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.