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  • FFF: Sometimes you're just lucky with the NFL Draft

    FFF: Sometimes you're just lucky with the NFL Draft

    Reuben Foster was drafted 31st overall by the Niners in 2017. Source: Nola.comReuben Foster was drafted 31st overall by the Niners in 2017. Source: Nola.com

    On this edition of FFF we focus on lady luck in the NFL Draft, American Christian Pulisic is one of the top teenage soccer players in the world, and a review of restaurant Carrollton Market FOOTBALL Right after the 2017 NFL Draft it was well documented the Saints wanted former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. The Niners swooped in right before the Black and Gold and took Foster. Reuben Foster: Saints 'were certain' they'd pick me The Saints instead drafted Ryan Ramczyk ...

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    On this edition of FFF we focus on lady luck in the NFL Draft, American Christian Pulisic is one of the top teenage soccer players in the world, and a review of restaurant Carrollton Market FOOTBALL Right after the 2017 NFL Draft it was well documented the Saints wanted former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. The Niners swooped in right before the Black and Gold and took Foster. Reuben Foster: Saints 'were certain' they'd pick me The Saints instead drafted Ryan Ramczyk ...

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  • FFF: NOLA is a football town, and Dong Phuong worth the wait

    FFF: NOLA is a football town, and Dong Phuong worth the wait

    Dong Phuong bakery serves a tasty piece of king cake.Dong Phuong bakery serves a tasty piece of king cake.
    In this edition of FFF we're talking New Orleans thirst for football, another soccer legend could be coming to America, and Dong Phuong king cakes. FOOTBALL There's absolutely zero doubt that New Orleans is a football town. Covering the Saints is a 24/7-365 day business now. When the Saints are involved in any way, the Crescent City watches. This fact became crystal clear this past weekend with the Pro Bowl. Except for the Brees' boys fighting, the game didn't bring that much excit...more>>
    In this edition of FFF we're talking New Orleans thirst for football, another soccer legend could be coming to America, and Dong Phuong king cakes. FOOTBALL There's absolutely zero doubt that New Orleans is a football town. Covering the Saints is a 24/7-365 day business now. When the Saints are involved in any way, the Crescent City watches. This fact became crystal clear this past weekend with the Pro Bowl. Except for the Brees' boys fighting, the game didn't bring that much excit...more>>
  • Juan's World: Let's get Brees signed already!!!!

    Juan's World: Let's get Brees signed already!!!!

    Drew Brees exits the field at U.S. Bank Stadium.Drew Brees exits the field at U.S. Bank Stadium.

    Welcome in to Juan's World and Drew Brees isn't going ANYWHERE!!!! That's the message we got from GM Mickey Loomis on Tuesday from the Senior Bowl in Mobile. In fact, Loomis said "Obviously we want to get him signed and we want him to be our quarterback, you know, for as long as he wants to be our quarterback." As long as he wants to be our quarterback. That is the part of that sentence that needs to be paid close attention to because it's likely to come up again between no...

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and Drew Brees isn't going ANYWHERE!!!! That's the message we got from GM Mickey Loomis on Tuesday from the Senior Bowl in Mobile. In fact, Loomis said "Obviously we want to get him signed and we want him to be our quarterback, you know, for as long as he wants to be our quarterback." As long as he wants to be our quarterback. That is the part of that sentence that needs to be paid close attention to because it's likely to come up again between no...

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  • Tigers blast Texas in series opener

    Tigers blast Texas in series opener

    LSU beats Texas 13-4 (Source: WAFB)LSU beats Texas 13-4 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU starting pitcher Zach Hess who struggled in his debut last weekend, mowed down the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns from the get-go, striking out the side in the top of the first and racking up ten K's in six innings, allowing just 5 hits and 2 runs as the 22nd-ranked Tigers beat Texas 13-4 Friday night in the series opener.

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    LSU starting pitcher Zach Hess who struggled in his debut last weekend, mowed down the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns from the get-go, striking out the side in the top of the first and racking up ten K's in six innings, allowing just 5 hits and 2 runs as the 22nd-ranked Tigers beat Texas 13-4 Friday night in the series opener.

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  • Prolific Davis lifts Pelicans past Heat in OT, 124-123

    Prolific Davis lifts Pelicans past Heat in OT, 124-123

    Anthony Davis had 45 points, 17 rebounds, five blocked shots and five steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Miami Heat 124-123 in overtime Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.more>>
    Anthony Davis had 45 points, 17 rebounds, five blocked shots and five steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Miami Heat 124-123 in overtime Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.more>>
  • St. Scholastica scores three second half goals to win Division I State Title

    St. Scholastica scores three second half goals to win Division I State Title

    St. Scholastica never panicked and made a second half comeback to defeat Mandeville, 3-1.

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    St. Scholastica never panicked and made a second half comeback to defeat Mandeville, 3-1.

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  • Newman girls soccer wins third straight state championship

    Newman girls soccer wins third straight state championship

    Newman girls soccer celebrates their third straight state title.Newman girls soccer celebrates their third straight state title.
    Newman girls soccer celebrates their third straight state title.Newman girls soccer celebrates their third straight state title.

    The Greenies won their third consecutive state title on Friday, defeating Episcopal of Acadiana, 2-0. 

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    The Greenies won their third consecutive state title on Friday, defeating Episcopal of Acadiana, 2-0. 

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  • Anthony Davis explains vision for his future with the Pelicans

    Anthony Davis explains vision for his future with the Pelicans

    Anthony Davis vs. Knicks (Source: N.O. Pelicans)Anthony Davis vs. Knicks (Source: N.O. Pelicans)

    One year ago, Anthony Davis was accommodating his new teammate, DeMarcus Cousins, into the Pelicans' offense. Currently, Davis is adjusting to life without Cousins, who ruptured his Achilles nine games ago.

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    One year ago, Anthony Davis was accommodating his new teammate, DeMarcus Cousins, into the Pelicans' offense. Currently, Davis is adjusting to life without Cousins, who ruptured his Achilles nine games ago.

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  • FFF: Sometimes you're just lucky with the NFL Draft

    FFF: Sometimes you're just lucky with the NFL Draft

    Reuben Foster was drafted 31st overall by the Niners in 2017. Source: Nola.comReuben Foster was drafted 31st overall by the Niners in 2017. Source: Nola.com

    On this edition of FFF we focus on lady luck in the NFL Draft, American Christian Pulisic is one of the top teenage soccer players in the world, and a review of restaurant Carrollton Market FOOTBALL Right after the 2017 NFL Draft it was well documented the Saints wanted former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. The Niners swooped in right before the Black and Gold and took Foster. Reuben Foster: Saints 'were certain' they'd pick me The Saints instead drafted Ryan Ramczyk ...

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    On this edition of FFF we focus on lady luck in the NFL Draft, American Christian Pulisic is one of the top teenage soccer players in the world, and a review of restaurant Carrollton Market FOOTBALL Right after the 2017 NFL Draft it was well documented the Saints wanted former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. The Niners swooped in right before the Black and Gold and took Foster. Reuben Foster: Saints 'were certain' they'd pick me The Saints instead drafted Ryan Ramczyk ...

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  • SLU heating up with tourney time approaching

    SLU heating up with tourney time approaching

    SLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland GillenSLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland Gillen
    SLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland GillenSLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland Gillen
    UNO, Nicholls state, and Southeastern are all in the hunt for the conference title. Right now, the Colonels lead the Southland, but the Lions are hot on their heels. SLU is just a half-game back in the standings, and they'll close the season against Nicholls. So the message in Hammond these days is keep pushing. "They know what the deal is. They understand where we are, and what can be done, and what has to be done in order for us to accomplish our goals<' said SLU Head Coac...more>>
    UNO, Nicholls state, and Southeastern are all in the hunt for the conference title. Right now, the Colonels lead the Southland, but the Lions are hot on their heels. SLU is just a half-game back in the standings, and they'll close the season against Nicholls. So the message in Hammond these days is keep pushing. "They know what the deal is. They understand where we are, and what can be done, and what has to be done in order for us to accomplish our goals<' said SLU Head Coac...more>>
  • Marlain Veal igniting SLU basketball to a tourney run

    Marlain Veal igniting SLU basketball to a tourney run

    SLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland GillenSLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland Gillen
    SLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland GillenSLU is riding a five-game win streak. Source: Garland Gillen
    The SLU Lions are peaking at the perfect time of the season. With March Madness right around the corner, SLU is riding a five-game winning streak. A major reason for their success, the play of Helen Cox alum Marlain Veal. His 12 points per game, and leadership on the court are contributing to the Lions sitting in second place in the Southland. "Marlain we think is pound-for-pound is the best player in Division I. Certainly there's a lot of great players, there's a lot of first-r...more>>
    The SLU Lions are peaking at the perfect time of the season. With March Madness right around the corner, SLU is riding a five-game winning streak. A major reason for their success, the play of Helen Cox alum Marlain Veal. His 12 points per game, and leadership on the court are contributing to the Lions sitting in second place in the Southland. "Marlain we think is pound-for-pound is the best player in Division I. Certainly there's a lot of great players, there's a lot of first-r...more>>
  • St. Paul's soccer trying for a 5-peat Saturday

    St. Paul's soccer trying for a 5-peat Saturday

    St. Paul's goes for five state titles in a row Saturday. Source: Nola.comSt. Paul's goes for five state titles in a row Saturday. Source: Nola.com
    St. Paul's goes for five in a row Saturday.St. Paul's goes for five in a row Saturday.
    St. Paul's is the gold standard for soccer in our state. They've won four state titles in a row, and anything less than a fifth appears unacceptable in Covington. "It's very intimidating, very stressful. Because there's so much pressure on every game," said senior captain Mason Robichaux. "The history we have at this school. Past eight years we've been in the state championship. Anything other than getting to the state championship is basically a failure for us. So I'm...more>>
    St. Paul's is the gold standard for soccer in our state. They've won four state titles in a row, and anything less than a fifth appears unacceptable in Covington. "It's very intimidating, very stressful. Because there's so much pressure on every game," said senior captain Mason Robichaux. "The history we have at this school. Past eight years we've been in the state championship. Anything other than getting to the state championship is basically a failure for us. So I'm...more>>
  • No. 22 LSU routs UNO, 14-6

    No. 22 LSU routs UNO, 14-6

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:13 AM EST2018-02-22 10:13:32 GMT

    Paul Mainieri's Tigers avoided the worst start for LSU Baseball in 40 years, rallying from a 3-0 first inning deficit to rout the UNO Privateers 14-6 at Alex Box Stadium Wednesday night.

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    Paul Mainieri's Tigers avoided the worst start for LSU Baseball in 40 years, rallying from a 3-0 first inning deficit to rout the UNO Privateers 14-6 at Alex Box Stadium Wednesday night.

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  • Rutledge hits record 11 3s, Nicholls beats McNeese 96-79

    Rutledge hits record 11 3s, Nicholls beats McNeese 96-79

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-02-22 03:44:17 GMT
    Lafayette Rutledge broke a school record with 11 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points and Nicholls downed McNeese 96-79 on Wednesday.more>>
    Lafayette Rutledge broke a school record with 11 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points and Nicholls downed McNeese 96-79 on Wednesday.more>>
  • Sam Houston State holds off New Orleans 57-54

    Sam Houston State holds off New Orleans 57-54

    John Dewey III scored 16 points and Josh Boutte had 12 as Sam Houston State held off New Orleans for a 57-54 victory on Wednesday night.more>>
    John Dewey III scored 16 points and Josh Boutte had 12 as Sam Houston State held off New Orleans for a 57-54 victory on Wednesday night.more>>
  • Morris helps No. 13 Wichita State hold off Tulane, 93-86

    Morris helps No. 13 Wichita State hold off Tulane, 93-86

    Shaquille Morris had 25 points and nine rebounds to help No. 13 Wichita State outlast Tulane 93-86 on Wednesday night.more>>
    Shaquille Morris had 25 points and nine rebounds to help No. 13 Wichita State outlast Tulane 93-86 on Wednesday night.more>>
  • LSU's Coach O closes on $900K home in University Club in Baton Rouge

    LSU's Coach O closes on $900K home in University Club in Baton Rouge

    It appears LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron wants to make Baton Rouge his more permanent home.

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    It appears LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron wants to make Baton Rouge his more permanent home.

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  • After Further Review: Fazende Saints mock draft 1.0

    After Further Review: Fazende Saints mock draft 1.0

    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis hopes to have more success in the 2018 draft class /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis hopes to have more success in the 2018 draft class /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)

    1st Round TE Dallas Goedert, South Dakota St. I went back and forth with two other linebackers and a cornerback in this slot. But in the end, I circled back around to my original selection of Goedert. Tight end is one of the few positions on the Saints roster where a rookie can step and be a major contributor. When watching his tape, I instantly thought Jimmy Graham with his athleticism. His route running may even be more refined than Graham’s was at that stage of his career. ...

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    1st Round TE Dallas Goedert, South Dakota St. I went back and forth with two other linebackers and a cornerback in this slot. But in the end, I circled back around to my original selection of Goedert. Tight end is one of the few positions on the Saints roster where a rookie can step and be a major contributor. When watching his tape, I instantly thought Jimmy Graham with his athleticism. His route running may even be more refined than Graham’s was at that stage of his career. ...

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  • Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized

    Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. (FOX 8 File)Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. (FOX 8 File)

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was admitted to an area hospital this week, according to a statement issued by his wife.  

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    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was admitted to an area hospital this week, according to a statement issued by his wife.  

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  • SLU-LSU baseball game in Hammond is sold out

    SLU-LSU baseball game in Hammond is sold out

    SLU is 3-1 in 2018. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8SLU is 3-1 in 2018. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8
    Southeastern Louisiana’s Feb. 28 game against nationally-ranked LSU sold out within 15 minutes of being put on sale to the general public. The Lions are 3-1 on the season. They beat Alcorn State Tuesday night 7-1. LSU is currently 1-2 on the young season. The Tigers host Blake Dean's UNO Privateers tonight. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    Southeastern Louisiana’s Feb. 28 game against nationally-ranked LSU sold out within 15 minutes of being put on sale to the general public. The Lions are 3-1 on the season. They beat Alcorn State Tuesday night 7-1. LSU is currently 1-2 on the young season. The Tigers host Blake Dean's UNO Privateers tonight. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • UNO falters against Jackson State before LSU matchup

    UNO falters against Jackson State before LSU matchup

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    Fresh off scoring 14 runs Sunday against Southern, UNO struggled to create offense in a 4-2 loss to Jackson State Tuesday night. 

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    Fresh off scoring 14 runs Sunday against Southern, UNO struggled to create offense in a 4-2 loss to Jackson State Tuesday night. 

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  • Southeastern baseball cruises past Alcorn State, 7-1

    Southeastern baseball cruises past Alcorn State, 7-1

    Southeastern bounced back from a Sunday loss with a controlling 7-1 victory Tuesday over Alcorn State. The Lions jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first three frames and never looked back, improving to 3-1 on the season. 

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    Southeastern bounced back from a Sunday loss with a controlling 7-1 victory Tuesday over Alcorn State. The Lions jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first three frames and never looked back, improving to 3-1 on the season. 

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  • LSU runs past Vandy, 88-78

    Before the season tipped off, LSU was picked to finish dead last in the SEC. 

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    Before the season tipped off, LSU was picked to finish dead last in the SEC. 

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  • After Further Review: Breaking down Willie Snead's future with Saints

    After Further Review: Breaking down Willie Snead's future with Saints

    Saints have a decision to make on Snead (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints have a decision to make on Snead (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    It wasn't just that Willie Snead had a down season in 2017, it's that it literally came from out of nowhere. 

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    It wasn't just that Willie Snead had a down season in 2017, it's that it literally came from out of nowhere. 

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  • Nicholls State makes push for Southland Conference Title

    Nicholls State makes push for Southland Conference Title

    Nicholls State head coach Richie Riley leads practice. (FOX 8 photo)Nicholls State head coach Richie Riley leads practice. (FOX 8 photo)

    The recipe for success isn't as simple as just having a veteran roster, but Nicholls State knows it certainly helps to have a strong group of seniors paving the way. 

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    The recipe for success isn't as simple as just having a veteran roster, but Nicholls State knows it certainly helps to have a strong group of seniors paving the way. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints should tender Delvin Breaux

    Saints should bring Delvin Breaux back in 2018 (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints should bring Delvin Breaux back in 2018 (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    Breaux is a restricted free agent, meaning the Saints can match any offer if they tender him.

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    Breaux is a restricted free agent, meaning the Saints can match any offer if they tender him.

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  • Brother Martin claims 18th state wrestling championship

    Brother Martin claims 18th state wrestling championship

    The Crusaders won the Division I championship. . (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Crusaders won the Division I championship. . (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Brother Martin won the Division I team wrestling title with a score of 319.5 points at the State Wrestling Championships over the weekend. 

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    Brother Martin won the Division I team wrestling title with a score of 319.5 points at the State Wrestling Championships over the weekend. 

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  • Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

    Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:50 AM EST2018-02-18 08:50:27 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-02-19 20:03:55 GMT
    The NBA's All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood.more>>
    The NBA's All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood.more>>
  • LSU baseball falls to Notre Dame in series finale

    LSU baseball falls to Notre Dame in series finale

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:39 AM EST2018-02-19 13:39:37 GMT
    LSU Baseball (Source: WAFB)LSU Baseball (Source: WAFB)

    With the loss, the Tigers fall to 1-2 on the season.

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    With the loss, the Tigers fall to 1-2 on the season.

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  • Tulane sweeps Wright State, stays undefeated

    Tulane sweeps Wright State, stays undefeated

    Tulane opens the season 3-0 after sweeping Wright State. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneTulane opens the season 3-0 after sweeping Wright State. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Matt Rowland racked up five RBI, including a three-run homer, leading Tulane to an 11-5 victory, Sunday, over Wright State. 

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    Matt Rowland racked up five RBI, including a three-run homer, leading Tulane to an 11-5 victory, Sunday, over Wright State. 

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  • Anthony Davis honors DeMarcus Cousins, wears injured teammate's jersey during All-Star game

    Anthony Davis honors DeMarcus Cousins, wears injured teammate's jersey during All-Star game

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Even though he was selected as an All-Star starter, DeMarcus Cousins could not suit up for Team LeBron and participate in Sunday's 2018 NBA All Star Game in Los Angeles after rupturing his left Achilles tendon in late January. But there was Cousins jersey sighting on the floor of the Staples Center Sunday, courtesy of New Orleans Pelican teammate and fellow All-Star Anthony Davis.  Davis, who was a starter, wore Cousins' No. 0 jersey to honor his fallen teammate at the beg...

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    Even though he was selected as an All-Star starter, DeMarcus Cousins could not suit up for Team LeBron and participate in Sunday's 2018 NBA All Star Game in Los Angeles after rupturing his left Achilles tendon in late January. But there was Cousins jersey sighting on the floor of the Staples Center Sunday, courtesy of New Orleans Pelican teammate and fellow All-Star Anthony Davis.  Davis, who was a starter, wore Cousins' No. 0 jersey to honor his fallen teammate at the beg...

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  • Bravazo beats long odds to win Risen Star

    Bravazo beats long odds to win Risen Star

    Bravazo won the Risen Star at 21-1 odds. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneBravazo won the Risen Star at 21-1 odds. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Bravazo beat a star-studded field at the Risen Star Stakes with 21-1 odds. 

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    Bravazo beat a star-studded field at the Risen Star Stakes with 21-1 odds. 

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  • Capps paces SE Louisiana, beats Abilene Christian 68-54

    Capps paces SE Louisiana, beats Abilene Christian 68-54

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-02-18 01:49:35 GMT
    Jordan Capps scored 22 points and Marlain Veal added 16 more and Southeastern Louisiana defeated Abilene Christian 68-54 Saturday night, clinching a berth in next month's Southland Conference tournament.more>>
    Jordan Capps scored 22 points and Marlain Veal added 16 more and Southeastern Louisiana defeated Abilene Christian 68-54 Saturday night, clinching a berth in next month's Southland Conference tournament.more>>
  • New Orleans dominates in 2nd half, beats McNeese 90-74

    New Orleans dominates in 2nd half, beats McNeese 90-74

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-18 01:13:22 GMT
    Makur Puou and Travin Thibodeaux combined for 41 points as New Orleans dominated the second half to roll to a 90-74 win over McNeese in Southland Conference play on Saturday.more>>
    Makur Puou and Travin Thibodeaux combined for 41 points as New Orleans dominated the second half to roll to a 90-74 win over McNeese in Southland Conference play on Saturday.more>>
  • Peters has 30 points, Nicholls beats Central Arkansas 87-83

    Peters has 30 points, Nicholls beats Central Arkansas 87-83

    Roddy Peters drove for a layup and later slammed home a dunk in the final seconds to help Nicholls win its fifth straight game, beating Central Arkansas 87-83 on Saturday to keep the Colonels perched atop the...more>>
    Roddy Peters drove for a layup and later slammed home a dunk in the final seconds to help Nicholls win its fifth straight game, beating Central Arkansas 87-83 on Saturday to keep the Colonels perched atop the Southland...more>>
  • Memphis holds off Tulane in 68-63 win

    Memphis holds off Tulane in 68-63 win

    Jeremiah Martin scored 22 points, Mike Parks Jr., had 15 and Memphis held Tulane at bay with a 68-63 win on Saturday.more>>
    Jeremiah Martin scored 22 points, Mike Parks Jr., had 15 and Memphis held Tulane at bay with a 68-63 win on Saturday.more>>
  • Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.more>>
    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.more>>
  • Lindsey Vonn responds to Twitter trolls after 6th place finish in Super G

    Lindsey Vonn responds to Twitter trolls after 6th place finish in Super G

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-02-17 20:57:38 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:02 PM EST2018-02-17 21:02:58 GMT

    After Vonn's disappointing performance in the women's Super G event where she finished sixth, many people on Twitter ridiculed her.

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    After Vonn's disappointing performance in the women's Super G event where she finished sixth, many people on Twitter ridiculed her.

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  • Fighting for Gold

    Every night, behind the secrecy that a thin glass can provide, is a dream in the making for 15-year-old Alexis Lavarine. 

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    Every night, behind the secrecy that a thin glass can provide, is a dream in the making for 15-year-old Alexis Lavarine. 

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  • LSU baseball survives Notre Dame to win opener, 7-6

    LSU baseball survives Notre Dame to win opener, 7-6

    Source: NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    With LSU fans anxious to see what a new Friday night starter and young lineup could do, the Tigers delivered in a dramatic come-from-behind game to beat Notre Dame, 7-6. 

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    With LSU fans anxious to see what a new Friday night starter and young lineup could do, the Tigers delivered in a dramatic come-from-behind game to beat Notre Dame, 7-6. 

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  • Tulane wins opener with a bases loaded walk

    Tulane wins opener with a bases loaded walk

    Tulane finished under .500 under Jewett in 2017. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneTulane finished under .500 under Jewett in 2017. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
    Tulane ended 2017 with a losing record at 27-31, but started 2018 on a winning note, pulling out a 4-3 victory over Wright State. Tulane's Matt Rowland walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to bring in the winning run.   Right fielder Kobi Owen hit the only home run in the contest. His solo blast gave the Wave a 3-1 advantage. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    Tulane ended 2017 with a losing record at 27-31, but started 2018 on a winning note, pulling out a 4-3 victory over Wright State. Tulane's Matt Rowland walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to bring in the winning run.   Right fielder Kobi Owen hit the only home run in the contest. His solo blast gave the Wave a 3-1 advantage. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • 'Rained out' Pelicans game rescheduled

    'Rained out' Pelicans game rescheduled

    The roof of the SKC couldn't hold back rain from coming in the facility. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneThe roof of the SKC couldn't hold back rain from coming in the facility. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The Pelicans home game against the Indiana Pacers has been rescheduled for March 21st. The game was originally scheduled for February 7th, but was 'rained out' due to a leak in the roof of the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans will honor tickets from the original February 7th date on March 21st. Parking will also be free of charge.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    The Pelicans home game against the Indiana Pacers has been rescheduled for March 21st. The game was originally scheduled for February 7th, but was 'rained out' due to a leak in the roof of the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans will honor tickets from the original February 7th date on March 21st. Parking will also be free of charge.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • Report: FOX to carry NFL Draft

    Report: FOX to carry NFL Draft

    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    According to a report by ProFootballTalk.com, FOX will be carrying the NFL draft this year. 

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    According to a report by ProFootballTalk.com, FOX will be carrying the NFL draft this year. 

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  • Nicholls holds off Sam Houston State 73-72

    Nicholls holds off Sam Houston State 73-72

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-15 05:08:40 GMT
    Tevon Saddler and Roddy Peters scored 15 points apiece, and Nicholls held on to beat Sam Houston State 73-72 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win.more>>
    Tevon Saddler and Roddy Peters scored 15 points apiece, and Nicholls held on to beat Sam Houston State 73-72 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win.more>>
  • Pelicans fly past Lakers at home, head into All-Star break on three-game winning streak

    Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Try as the Lakers might, but they couldn't stop Anthony Davis Wednesday night. His 41 points and 15 rebounds paced the New Orleans Pelicans to a 139-117 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at home.

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    Try as the Lakers might, but they couldn't stop Anthony Davis Wednesday night. His 41 points and 15 rebounds paced the New Orleans Pelicans to a 139-117 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at home.

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  • Tulane drops third consecutive game, falling to ECU at home

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    Tulane scored 50 points in the second half and committed just nine turnovers, but could not hold off East Carolina in an 82-80 American Athletic Conference setback Wednesday night. 

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    Tulane scored 50 points in the second half and committed just nine turnovers, but could not hold off East Carolina in an 82-80 American Athletic Conference setback Wednesday night. 

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  • SE Louisiana uses big first half, beats New Orleans 71-64

    SE Louisiana uses big first half, beats New Orleans 71-64

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:13 PM EST2018-02-15 04:13:22 GMT
    Jordan Capps scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half as Southeastern Louisiana built a 23-point halftime advantage and cruised to a 71-64 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday night.more>>
    Jordan Capps scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half as Southeastern Louisiana built a 23-point halftime advantage and cruised to a 71-64 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday night.more>>
  • After Further Review: Alex Okafor's free agency

    After Further Review: Alex Okafor's free agency

    Alex Okafor's injury complicates his free agency (Source: Mark LaGrange)Alex Okafor's injury complicates his free agency (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    Last offseason Alex Okafor signed a one-year 'bet on me' contract for $3 million.

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    Last offseason Alex Okafor signed a one-year 'bet on me' contract for $3 million.

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  • QB Grant Gunnell decommits from Texas A&M

    QB Grant Gunnell decommits from Texas A&M

    A major 2019 target for Coach O and the LSU Tiger football team has re-opened his recruitment. 

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    A major 2019 target for Coach O and the LSU Tiger football team has re-opened his recruitment. 

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  • Tigers get rolled by Tide in Tuscaloosa

    One play never makes the difference in a basketball game, but LSU's chances of upsetting Alabama on their home court went by the wayside after one missed dunk on one end ended up being an easy layup on the other.

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    One play never makes the difference in a basketball game, but LSU's chances of upsetting Alabama on their home court went by the wayside after one missed dunk on one end ended up being an easy layup on the other.

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  • Pelicans beat Pistons to sweep season series

    Source: N.O. PelicansSource: N.O. Pelicans

    The Pelicans new Big 3 had too much motor in the motor city tonight as New Orleans ran past Detroit 118-103. 

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    The Pelicans new Big 3 had too much motor in the motor city tonight as New Orleans ran past Detroit 118-103. 

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  • After Further Review: What should Saints do with Coby Fleener?

    After Further Review: What should Saints do with Coby Fleener?

    What should Saints do with Coby Fleener? (Source: Mark Lagrange)What should Saints do with Coby Fleener? (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    When $3.4 million of Coby Fleener's base salary became guaranteed last week, it complicated how the team could handle his future. 

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    When $3.4 million of Coby Fleener's base salary became guaranteed last week, it complicated how the team could handle his future. 

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  • Houston dissects cold-shooting Tulane 73-42

    Houston dissects cold-shooting Tulane 73-42

    Sunday, February 11 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-12 01:24:20 GMT
    Devin Davis scored 16 points, Armoni Brooks had a double-double and Houston throttled Tulane 73-42 on Sunday to stay in a tie for second place in the American Athletic Conference standings with Wichita State.more>>
    Devin Davis scored 16 points, Armoni Brooks had a double-double and Houston throttled Tulane 73-42 on Sunday to stay in a tie for second place in the American Athletic Conference standings with Wichita State.more>>
  • UNO Baseball Season Preview

    UNO Baseball Season Preview

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
    The makeup of UNO head coach Blake Dean's first two teams featured a big offense, with lineups capable of taking over a game in a single inning.  While he's still one of the best hitting coaches around, his team may have some growing to do in that area "Now the see-saw's down with less hitters, a lot of pitchers. We're trying to get in that perfect balance." The Privateers have to replace two outfielders, and the entire infield besides Owen Magee at 3rd base, while 2n...more>>
    The makeup of UNO head coach Blake Dean's first two teams featured a big offense, with lineups capable of taking over a game in a single inning.  While he's still one of the best hitting coaches around, his team may have some growing to do in that area "Now the see-saw's down with less hitters, a lot of pitchers. We're trying to get in that perfect balance." The Privateers have to replace two outfielders, and the entire infield besides Owen Magee at 3rd base, while 2n...more>>
  • New Orleans rolls to 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    New Orleans rolls to 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Saturday, February 10 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-02-11 03:39:24 GMT
    Travin Thibodeaux had 16 points and Bryson Robinson added 15 as New Orleans rolled to a 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.more>>
    Travin Thibodeaux had 16 points and Bryson Robinson added 15 as New Orleans rolled to a 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.more>>
  • Pelicans survive the Nets in a double overtime thriller

    Pelicans survive the Nets in a double overtime thriller

    Source: N.O. PelicansSource: N.O. Pelicans

    The Pelicans dodged absolute disaster, Saturday, with their 138-128 double overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets.

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    The Pelicans dodged absolute disaster, Saturday, with their 138-128 double overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets.

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  • Veal has 20 points as SE Louisiana holds off McNeese 74-67

    Veal has 20 points as SE Louisiana holds off McNeese 74-67

    Saturday, February 10 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-11 00:22:47 GMT
    Marlain Veal scored six of his 20 points in the final seconds to help Southeastern Louisiana hold off McNeese for a 74-67 victory on Saturday.more>>
    Marlain Veal scored six of his 20 points in the final seconds to help Southeastern Louisiana hold off McNeese for a 74-67 victory on Saturday.more>>
  • Reath, Mays power LSU past Ole Miss, 82-66

    Reath, Mays power LSU past Ole Miss, 82-66

    Duop Reath scored 26 points, Skylar Mays added 17 points and LSU beat reeling Mississippi 82-66 on Saturday.more>>
    Duop Reath scored 26 points, Skylar Mays added 17 points and LSU beat reeling Mississippi 82-66 on Saturday.more>>
  • Peters has 21 as Nicholls thrashes Houston Baptist 94-67

    Peters has 21 as Nicholls thrashes Houston Baptist 94-67

    Saturday, February 10 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-02-10 23:26:46 GMT
    Roddy Peters made 21 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and Tevon Saddler added 22 points as Nicholls overwhelmed Houston Baptist 94-67 on Saturday afternoon.more>>
    Roddy Peters made 21 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and Tevon Saddler added 22 points as Nicholls overwhelmed Houston Baptist 94-67 on Saturday afternoon.more>>
  • Saints players to join Tucks in today's parade

    Saints players to join Tucks in today's parade

    (Source: Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Ted Ginn Jr., Terron Armstead, Seantavius Jones and Justin Hardee will ride as Honorary Captains, helping celebrate the Krewe of Tucks 50th Anniversary parade.

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    Ted Ginn Jr., Terron Armstead, Seantavius Jones and Justin Hardee will ride as Honorary Captains, helping celebrate the Krewe of Tucks 50th Anniversary parade.

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  • Embiid, Saric lead Sixers to easy win over Pelicans

    Embiid, Saric lead Sixers to easy win over Pelicans

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-10 02:37:35 GMT
    Joel Embiid scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and Dario Saric had 24 points and four 3s as the Philadelphia 76ers rolled 100-82 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.more>>
    Joel Embiid scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and Dario Saric had 24 points and four 3s as the Philadelphia 76ers rolled 100-82 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.more>>
  • Vonn, White and Team USA share ceremonies experience at Olympics

    Vonn, White and Team USA share ceremonies experience at Olympics

    Friday, February 9 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-02-09 15:56:13 GMT
    Friday, February 9 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-02-09 15:56:13 GMT

    Skier Lindsey Vonn and snowboarder Shaun White were among those marching behind the U.S. flag as the Olympic opening ceremonies commenced in South Korea.

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    Skier Lindsey Vonn and snowboarder Shaun White were among those marching behind the U.S. flag as the Olympic opening ceremonies commenced in South Korea.

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  • Pelicans move on from bizarre roof leak

    Pelicans move on from bizarre roof leak

    Pelicans move on after postponement of game against Pacers.Pelicans move on after postponement of game against Pacers.
    It's something you don't see every day in the NBA. In fact for guard Jrue Holiday, he hadn't seen it ever.  " I've never experienced that before ,you know what i mean. So it was different," Holiday said. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry couldn't help but notice the irony after Wednesday night's  leaky roof at the Smoothie King Center. "They talked about it being the most durable substance that they had. It's just a fluke thing that happened," Gent...more>>
    It's something you don't see every day in the NBA. In fact for guard Jrue Holiday, he hadn't seen it ever.  " I've never experienced that before ,you know what i mean. So it was different," Holiday said. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry couldn't help but notice the irony after Wednesday night's  leaky roof at the Smoothie King Center. "They talked about it being the most durable substance that they had. It's just a fluke thing that happened," Gent...more>>
  • Pelicans Swap Dante Cunningham for Rashad Vaughn

    Pelicans Swap Dante Cunningham for Rashad Vaughn

    Source: N.O. PelicansSource: N.O. Pelicans

    Just before the NBA's trade deadline hit, the Pelicans completed a trade with the Orlando Magic, sending Dante' Cunningham to the Magic for Rashad Vaighn.

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    Just before the NBA's trade deadline hit, the Pelicans completed a trade with the Orlando Magic, sending Dante' Cunningham to the Magic for Rashad Vaighn.

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  • Recent major freeze may have caused leak at Smoothie King Center

    Recent major freeze may have caused leak at Smoothie King Center

    Roofers inspect the Smoothie King Center one day after a leak caused the Pelicans to cancel a game. (FOX 8)Roofers inspect the Smoothie King Center one day after a leak caused the Pelicans to cancel a game. (FOX 8)

    Roofing experts are at the Smoothie King Center Thursday assessing a roof leak which caused the cancellation of the New Orleans Pelicans game Wednesday night.

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    Roofing experts are at the Smoothie King Center Thursday assessing a roof leak which caused the cancellation of the New Orleans Pelicans game Wednesday night.

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  • Pelicans-Pacers game postponed due to leak in Smoothie King Center roof

    Pelicans-Pacers game postponed due to leak in Smoothie King Center roof

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The start to Wednesday night's Pelicans home game against the Indiana Pacers has been delayed due to a leak in the roof of the Smoothie King Center, according to the Smoothie King Center Twitter account. 

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    The start to Wednesday night's Pelicans home game against the Indiana Pacers has been delayed due to a leak in the roof of the Smoothie King Center, according to the Smoothie King Center Twitter account. 

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  • Ja'Marr Chase goes in-depth on why he picked LSU

    Ja'Marr Chase goes in-depth on why he picked LSU

    Ja'Marr Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Source: Nola.comJa'Marr Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Source: Nola.com
    LSU picked up one of the top receivers in the country when Ja'Marr Chase signed with the Tigers on National Signing Day. Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Chase told FOX 8 Sports in our sitdown interview he went to sleep with Auburn on his mind, but woke up and decided on LSU. Being close to home with family also weighed heavily in the decision. Also, a lack of workhouse running back means a lot more passing in 2018 for the Tigers. Myles Brennan is the presumed starter at quarterba...more>>
    LSU picked up one of the top receivers in the country when Ja'Marr Chase signed with the Tigers on National Signing Day. Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Chase told FOX 8 Sports in our sitdown interview he went to sleep with Auburn on his mind, but woke up and decided on LSU. Being close to home with family also weighed heavily in the decision. Also, a lack of workhouse running back means a lot more passing in 2018 for the Tigers. Myles Brennan is the presumed starter at quarterba...more>>
  • LSU head coach Orgeron updates 2018 recruiting class

    LSU head coach Orgeron updates 2018 recruiting class

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:51 PM EST2018-02-07 21:51:14 GMT

    National Signing Day did not start well for Coach O and LSU, but in the end, the Tigers picked up two major recruits.

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    National Signing Day did not start well for Coach O and LSU, but in the end, the Tigers picked up two major recruits.

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  • LSU lands 5-star receiver Ja'Marr Chase

    LSU lands 5-star receiver Ja'Marr Chase

    Ja'Marr Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Source: Nola.comJa'Marr Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Source: Nola.com

    LSU picked up one of the top receivers in the country when Ja'Marr Chase signed with the Tigers on National Signing Day. Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Chase told FOX 8 Sports he went to sleep with Auburn on his mind, but woke up and decided on LSU. Being close to home with family also weighed heavy in the decision. Chase verbally committed to Kansas, then decommitted. Verbally committed to Florida, but decommitted after the head coach got fired.

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    LSU picked up one of the top receivers in the country when Ja'Marr Chase signed with the Tigers on National Signing Day. Chase picked LSU over Auburn. Chase told FOX 8 Sports he went to sleep with Auburn on his mind, but woke up and decided on LSU. Being close to home with family also weighed heavy in the decision. Chase verbally committed to Kansas, then decommitted. Verbally committed to Florida, but decommitted after the head coach got fired.

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  • Record-breaking running back out of Covington picks Utah

    Record-breaking running back out of Covington picks Utah

    Brumfield will sign Wednesday morning. (FOX 8 photo)Brumfield will sign Wednesday morning. (FOX 8 photo)

    Devin Brumfield shattered every rushing record in his four years at Covington High School. Racking up over 6,000 yards on the ground, and finding the end zone 70-plus times. Brumfield will participate in National Signing Day on Wednesday, and whatever college program he chooses will be a getting one-of-a-kind player. 

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    Devin Brumfield shattered every rushing record in his four years at Covington High School. Racking up over 6,000 yards on the ground, and finding the end zone 70-plus times. Brumfield will participate in National Signing Day on Wednesday, and whatever college program he chooses will be a getting one-of-a-kind player. 

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  • John Curtis tight end Glenn Beal picks Texas A&M

    John Curtis tight end Glenn Beal picks Texas A&M

    Glenn Beal will sign Wednesday at 1 p.m. Source: Amos Morale, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneGlenn Beal will sign Wednesday at 1 p.m. Source: Amos Morale, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    John Curtis tight end Glenn Beal will make one SEC school feel very lucky tomorrow when he signs his letter of intent. 

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    John Curtis tight end Glenn Beal will make one SEC school feel very lucky tomorrow when he signs his letter of intent. 

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  • Saints running back Alvin Kamara gets sweet billboard from Airheads

    Saints running back Alvin Kamara gets sweet billboard from Airheads

    Airheads honored Saints running back and rookie of the year, Alvin Karma, with this billboard. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Airheads honored Saints running back and rookie of the year, Alvin Karma, with this billboard. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    If you’re downtown near the Superdome, look in the air. You’ll see a tribute to the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, running back Alvin Kamara: a billboard provided by Airheads – Kamara’s candy of choice.

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    If you’re downtown near the Superdome, look in the air. You’ll see a tribute to the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, running back Alvin Kamara: a billboard provided by Airheads – Kamara’s candy of choice.

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  • Saints release defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

    Saints release defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

    Saints cut defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints cut defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel only played in the regular season finale against Tampa Bay and the wild card playoff game against the Panthers. He recorded three tackles in those two games. He finished the year on injured reserve.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.  more>>
    The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel only played in the regular season finale against Tampa Bay and the wild card playoff game against the Panthers. He recorded three tackles in those two games. He finished the year on injured reserve.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.  more>>
  • Pels succumb to Jazz's hot shooting in loss at home

    Pels succumb to Jazz's hot shooting in loss at home

    The Pelicans lost their fourth game in the last five outings to drop to 28-25 and hand the Utah Jazz their sixth straight win.

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    The Pelicans lost their fourth game in the last five outings to drop to 28-25 and hand the Utah Jazz their sixth straight win.

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  • AFR: Is Malcolm Butler a good fit for the Saints

    AFR: Is Malcolm Butler a good fit for the Saints

    Malcolm Butler (R) will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. (FOX 8 photo)Malcolm Butler (R) will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. (FOX 8 photo)

    From Super Bowl hero, to Super Bowl no show. On the Patriots side, all the buzz from Super Bowl 52 surrounded Malcolm Butler's notable absence in their loss to Philly. Bill Belichick didn't divulge many details other than to say he did 'what was best for the team.' Butler will now enter the offseason as an unrestricted free agent. Signaling a likely end to his time in New England. 

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    From Super Bowl hero, to Super Bowl no show. On the Patriots side, all the buzz from Super Bowl 52 surrounded Malcolm Butler's notable absence in their loss to Philly. Bill Belichick didn't divulge many details other than to say he did 'what was best for the team.' Butler will now enter the offseason as an unrestricted free agent. Signaling a likely end to his time in New England. 

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  • Report: Saints release Nick Fairley

    Report: Saints release Nick Fairley

    Report: Saints cut Nick Fairley (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).Report: Saints cut Nick Fairley (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).

    The Nick Fairley era is over in New Orleans, according to Field Yates of ESPN. 

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    The Nick Fairley era is over in New Orleans, according to Field Yates of ESPN. 

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  • Move over Rocky, Eagles bring underdog Super Bowl victory to Philadelphia

    Move over Rocky, Eagles bring underdog Super Bowl victory to Philadelphia

    Monday, February 5 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-05 08:52:23 GMT
    Monday, February 5 2018 4:34 AM EST2018-02-05 09:34:44 GMT

    Sylvester Stallone salutes Philadelphia after the underdog Eagles beat five-time Super Bowl champ New England.

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    Sylvester Stallone salutes Philadelphia after the underdog Eagles beat five-time Super Bowl champ New England.

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  • Pelicans unable to overcome slow start, fall to Wolves in Minnesota

    Pelicans unable to overcome slow start, fall to Wolves in Minnesota

    Source: N.O. PelicansSource: N.O. Pelicans

    A night after getting a road win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Pelicans couldn't make it two in a row, falling to the Timberwolves 118-107, Saturday night in Minnesota. 

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    A night after getting a road win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Pelicans couldn't make it two in a row, falling to the Timberwolves 118-107, Saturday night in Minnesota. 

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  • Marshon Lattimore named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Marshon Lattimore named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Marshon Lattimore would have missed Monday's practice with an ankle injury. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Marshon Lattimore would have missed Monday's practice with an ankle injury. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    It’s a clean sweep for the Black and Gold with rookie awards this year. 

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    It’s a clean sweep for the Black and Gold with rookie awards this year. 

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  • Alvin Kamara named AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Alvin Kamara named AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Alvin Kamara, as if anyone had a doubt, is the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. 

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    Alvin Kamara, as if anyone had a doubt, is the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. 

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  • Football coach Eric Rebaudo out at Holy Cross

    Football coach Eric Rebaudo out at Holy Cross

    Sources tell FOX 8 Sports Eric Rebaudo is out as head coach at Holy Cross. He held the top job at Holy Cross for four years. 

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    Sources tell FOX 8 Sports Eric Rebaudo is out as head coach at Holy Cross. He held the top job at Holy Cross for four years. 

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  • Morstead delivers on promise

    Morstead delivers on promise

    A very emotional day here at the Children's Hospital in Minneapolis as saints punter Thomas Morstead made good on his promise to personally deliver a check worth over 220 thousand dollars mostly from donations from Vikings fans. 

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    A very emotional day here at the Children's Hospital in Minneapolis as saints punter Thomas Morstead made good on his promise to personally deliver a check worth over 220 thousand dollars mostly from donations from Vikings fans. 

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  • NOLA native Greg Monroe spurns Pels for Celtics

    NOLA native Greg Monroe spurns Pels for Celtics

    Greg Monroe prepped at Helen Cox. Source: Nola.comGreg Monroe prepped at Helen Cox. Source: Nola.com

    New Orleans native Greg Monroe will sign with Celtics according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Monroe will sign a one-year, $5M deal with Celtics, Pelicans could only offer $2.2M. Wojnarowski also reported  Pels coach Alvin Gentry spoke to the Helen Cox alum in the aftermath of his contract buyout from the Suns. New Orleans offered Monroe the chance to be the starting center, but Monroe will join the Celtics with fewer assurances on playing time. Copyright 201..

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    New Orleans native Greg Monroe will sign with Celtics according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Monroe will sign a one-year, $5M deal with Celtics, Pelicans could only offer $2.2M. Wojnarowski also reported  Pels coach Alvin Gentry spoke to the Helen Cox alum in the aftermath of his contract buyout from the Suns. New Orleans offered Monroe the chance to be the starting center, but Monroe will join the Celtics with fewer assurances on playing time. Copyright 201..

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  • Alvin Kamara fan-voted Rookie of the Year

    Alvin Kamara fan-voted Rookie of the Year

    Source: NFL.comSource: NFL.com
    Alvin Kamara has earned the fan-vote for Rookie of the Year.  The award was voted on by fans at NFL.com. Kamara accepted the award this morning in Minneapolis.  Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown...more>>
    Alvin Kamara has earned the fan-vote for Rookie of the Year.  The award was voted on by fans at NFL.com. Kamara accepted the award this morning in Minneapolis.  Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown...more>>
  • Thomas Morstead arrives in Minnesota ready to spread goodwill

    Thomas Morstead arrives in Minnesota ready to spread goodwill

    Thomas Morstead was greeted in Minneapolis by zero degree temperatures but not even the cold could deter his spirits as he embarks on a fulfilling trip to deliver a check to the local children's hospital and meet some young Vikings fans who chose to donate to his charity.

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    Thomas Morstead was greeted in Minneapolis by zero degree temperatures but not even the cold could deter his spirits as he embarks on a fulfilling trip to deliver a check to the local children's hospital and meet some young Vikings fans who chose to donate to his charity.

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  • FFF: NOLA is a football town, and Dong Phuong worth the wait

    FFF: NOLA is a football town, and Dong Phuong worth the wait

    Dong Phuong bakery serves a tasty piece of king cake.Dong Phuong bakery serves a tasty piece of king cake.
    In this edition of FFF we're talking New Orleans thirst for football, another soccer legend could be coming to America, and Dong Phuong king cakes. FOOTBALL There's absolutely zero doubt that New Orleans is a football town. Covering the Saints is a 24/7-365 day business now. When the Saints are involved in any way, the Crescent City watches. This fact became crystal clear this past weekend with the Pro Bowl. Except for the Brees' boys fighting, the game didn't bring that much excit...more>>
    In this edition of FFF we're talking New Orleans thirst for football, another soccer legend could be coming to America, and Dong Phuong king cakes. FOOTBALL There's absolutely zero doubt that New Orleans is a football town. Covering the Saints is a 24/7-365 day business now. When the Saints are involved in any way, the Crescent City watches. This fact became crystal clear this past weekend with the Pro Bowl. Except for the Brees' boys fighting, the game didn't bring that much excit...more>>
  • Morstead goes back to Minnesota for his foundation

    Morstead goes back to Minnesota for his foundation

    Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    As he boards a plane to head to Minnesota, Thomas Morstead is still in disbelief. Two seemingly routine acts on the football field have led to so much goodwill. "I wasn't doing anything special.  My teammates play with crazy injuries all the time. You don't really get to see specialists play with injuries that they maybe could play with. Though it was tough to deal with, it's something that we would all do. And me coming out for the last play of the game, somebody had to do...

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    As he boards a plane to head to Minnesota, Thomas Morstead is still in disbelief. Two seemingly routine acts on the football field have led to so much goodwill. "I wasn't doing anything special.  My teammates play with crazy injuries all the time. You don't really get to see specialists play with injuries that they maybe could play with. Though it was tough to deal with, it's something that we would all do. And me coming out for the last play of the game, somebody had to do...

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  • Pelicans trade for Bulls Nikola Mirotic

    Pelicans trade for Bulls Nikola Mirotic

    Nikola Mirotic is averaging 16 points a game with the Bulls. Source: Nola.comNikola Mirotic is averaging 16 points a game with the Bulls. Source: Nola.com

    Pelicans have reached an agreement in principle to acquire the Bulls Nikola Mirotic according to ESPN.  Adrian Wojnarowski. says the Pelicans will give up guard Tony Allen, Omer Asik, and a 2018 first-round pick with "minimal" protections. Mirotic signed a two-year deal with the Bulls in August.  New Orleans could pick up Mirotic's $12.5 million team option for the 2018-19 season. Mirotic is averaging 16 points a game with the Bulls. Copyright 2018 WVUE. Al...

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    Pelicans have reached an agreement in principle to acquire the Bulls Nikola Mirotic according to ESPN.  Adrian Wojnarowski. says the Pelicans will give up guard Tony Allen, Omer Asik, and a 2018 first-round pick with "minimal" protections. Mirotic signed a two-year deal with the Bulls in August.  New Orleans could pick up Mirotic's $12.5 million team option for the 2018-19 season. Mirotic is averaging 16 points a game with the Bulls. Copyright 2018 WVUE. Al...

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  • Legendary 'Voice of the Saints' Jim Henderson announces retirement from broadcasting

    Legendary 'Voice of the Saints' Jim Henderson announces retirement from broadcasting

    Jim Henderson has been The Voice of the Saints since 1986. He joined FOX 8 in 2012. (FOX 8)Jim Henderson has been The Voice of the Saints since 1986. He joined FOX 8 in 2012. (FOX 8)

    If you stop and think about it. It's kind of funny how 'traditions' come about. Take, for example, the Sunday routine for Saints fans during football season. It’s not complicated.

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    If you stop and think about it. It's kind of funny how 'traditions' come about. Take, for example, the Sunday routine for Saints fans during football season. It’s not complicated.

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    The challenges going into the 2018 are clear for Tulane baseball. They'll have to replace seven of their top 10 hitters, and 63 out of their 70 home runs from a year ago. "We certainly don't have that kind of power sitting in here right now. But I don't know if that power was there for them when they were a younger group either. I think it develops through learning how to hit, strength, maturity, all those types of things," said Tulane Head Coach Travis Jewett. "...more>>
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    The LSU Tigers, forced to play with just nine players in uniforms on Wednesday night here at Thompson-Boling Arena, stayed within striking distance of No. 18 Tennessee for 30 minutes before falling, 84-61.

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    Former New Orleans Hornets player and NBA journeyman Rasual Butler and his wife were killed in a crash Wednesday morning in California, according to TMZ. 

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  • NFL, FOX Sports reach 'Thursday Night Football' 5-year deal

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    The National Football League and Fox Sports has reached a five-year agreement to broadcast Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2018 season.  According to the article on NFL.com, the agreement awards FOX Sports with a five year deal that includes 11 games between Weeks 4-15, excluding Thanksgiving night. to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network, and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes. In addition, NFL Network will exclusively televise seven gam...more>>
    The National Football League and Fox Sports has reached a five-year agreement to broadcast Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2018 season.  According to the article on NFL.com, the agreement awards FOX Sports with a five year deal that includes 11 games between Weeks 4-15, excluding Thanksgiving night. to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network, and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes. In addition, NFL Network will exclusively televise seven gam...more>>
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    Alvin Gentry spoke before his team's game against the Sacramento Kings about their approach to trades this time of year.

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    Southeastern's next head football coach will be a guy with strong ties to Louisiana. 

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  • Pelicans introduce new fan membership program

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    The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled Squad 6, the team’s official full season ticket holder membership program. Starting next season the year-round membership program features special incentives such as prize giveaways, access to exclusive team events and much more. Squad 6 members can look forward to enhanced benefits, fan interaction programs and upgraded experiences, including free admittance to the Dixie Front Porch Beer Garden, discounts on merchandise, concessions and g...more>>
  • Brees boys steal spotlight at Pro Bowl with sideline fight

    Brees boys steal spotlight at Pro Bowl with sideline fight

    Drew Brees poses with sons Baylen, Bowen, and Callen pregame.  Michael Thomas photobombed the shot. Source: New Orleans SaintsDrew Brees poses with sons Baylen, Bowen, and Callen pregame. Michael Thomas photobombed the shot. Source: New Orleans Saints

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    The Pro Bowl is usually lacks flash and sizzle with tackling at a premium. So Drew Brees' sons decided to drop the hardest hits on the sideline during an ESPN interview.

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  • Clippers second half comeback sinks Pelicans

    Clippers second half comeback sinks Pelicans

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    So far, not so good for the Pelicans in the post-Boogie Cousins era. The Pelicans led by as many as 20 points in the contest, but the Clippers dominated the second half, and took a 112-103 victory. 

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    So far, not so good for the Pelicans in the post-Boogie Cousins era. The Pelicans led by as many as 20 points in the contest, but the Clippers dominated the second half, and took a 112-103 victory. 

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  • Pelicans expect to stay the course without DeMarcus Cousins

    Pelicans expect to stay the course without DeMarcus Cousins

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    If there was any joy of beating the Rockets on Friday night, it was short-lived. When DeMarcus Cousins had to be helped off the floor following a non-contact injury to his lower left leg, many feared for the worst, and the worst came true. 

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