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Texas Rangers sued by childhood friend - You ruined X-mas!

Strike One -- Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli allegedly bails on a Dec. 3 autograph session at a Florida sports memorabilia shop just TWO WEEKS before the event, according to a new lawsuit.

Brees eyes NFL passing record

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Drew Brees needs just 305 passing yards to break the All-time NFL single season passing record. Averages say he will break it on national television Monday night.

Les Miles named AP Coach of the Year

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- LSU football head coach Les Miles has been named coach of the year by the Associated Press. Miles received 30 of the 56 possible votes. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder came in second with 16 votes.

Upset city: Tigers defeat 10th ranked Marquette

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The LSU men’s basketball team made a statement Monday night. Perhaps it was an early Christmas present to the fans who have watched the program struggle over the past two years.

Cajuns sound off on first bowl win in 41 years

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) -- The UL-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns are the R+L Carriers New Orleans bowl champions. For the first time in 41 years the program has a reason to celebrate in the postseason.

Dutchtown's Landon Collins lands on SI's All-American team

DUTCHTOWN, LA (FOX44) -- Sports Illustrated writers and editors have come together to select their High School Football All-America teams. 21 different states are represented on the 1st and 2nd team, as well 50 different high school programs.

Ron Roberts named Southeastern Louisiana football coach

HAMMOND, LA -- Ron Roberts, who guided Delta State University to four Gulf South Conference championships and four appearances in the NCAA Division II playoffs, has been named as the 15th head football coach at Southeastern Louisiana University

Chris Paul traded to Los Angeles Clippers

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) - The Chris Paul trade saga is over. The former Hornet point guard is now a Los Angeles Clipper.

NFL to remain on broadcast TV

NATIONAL SPORTS NEWS -- The National Football League has agreed to nine-year extensions of its Sunday broadcast television packages with CBS, FOX and NBC that will keep NFL games on free, over-the-air television, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

LSU picks up more All-American honors

BATON ROUGE, LA — The national honors continue to roll in for No. 1 ranked LSU as the Tigers placed three players on the Sports Illustrated All-America Team, the magazine and website announced on Tuesday.