Sports

Arkansas' Petrino placed on paid leave

The Arkansas football program may be searching for a new head coach soon after Athletic Director Jeff Long put current coach Bobby Petrino on paid leave after he failed to admit he had been riding with a 25-year old Razorback football employee

Sources: Trent Johnson likely to be named TCU head coach

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Sources say LSU men’s basketball coach Trent Johnson could be named the new head coach at TCU as early as next week.

LSU Softball heads to Alabama to take on Murphy and Crimson Tide

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - “Hopefully I will finish my career here in Louisiana at LSU.”

LSU basketball center Justin Hamilton to enter draft

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — LSU basketball center Justin Hamilton is leaving LSU early to enter the draft with hopes of landing a pro career. The announcement was made earlier today, Thursday, March 5.

LSU softball downs Nicholls State

BATON ROUGE, LA - The No. 24 LSU softball team used a five-run fifth inning to extend its season’s best winning streak to 12 games and claimed a 6-1 victory over Nicholls State Wednesday at Tiger Park.

Marucci brand expands across nation and locally

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Marucci name is everywhere in baseball. Approximately 300 Major League Baseball players will swing a bat made by the Marucci bat company, that’s located in Baton Rouge, this season.

New Orleans Saints 2012 preseason schedule announced

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The New Orleans Saints will face four AFC opponents in a five-game 2012 preseason schedule, including two contests that will be televised nationally in prime-time.

Southern topples Loyola, 9-5

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Roger Cador’s Southern Jaguar baseball team used a seven run first inning to propel them to a 9-5 victory over Loyola New Orleans Tuesday night. Southern improves to 15-13 overall.

Southeastern makes it nine straight over ULL

LAFAYETTE, LA - Down to its final strike, Southeastern Louisiana rallied Tuesday for a 2-1 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.

LSU defeats Louisiana College, 10-2

BATON ROUGE, LA - No. 7 LSU (23-6, 6-3 SEC) defeated Louisiana College (10-15) by a score of 10-2 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium to extend the its winning streak to six games.