AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

Ranking the Saints: #11 Emmanuel Sanders

Juan’s World: I Just Don’t Know Anymore

Juan’s World: It’s Time for Change

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Zachary WR Chris Hilton talks about why he committed to LSU

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REPORT: Peter Parrish’s name no longer listed on LSU’s official roster

Green Bay Packers tell season ticket holders Lambeau Field may not host fans

Redskins to have ‘thorough review’ of name amid race debate

Zachary WR Chris Hilton commits to LSU’s 2021 recruiting class

Ranking the Saints: #12 Erik McCoy

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will grace the cover of the NBA 2K21 video game for next-generation consoles.

Virginia linebacker Naquan Brown commits to LSU’s 2021 class

Brown is a 4-star recruit according to recruiting site Rivals

Report: NFL to scrap two preseason games

The NFL is reportedly canceling two preseason games due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Pro Football Talk.

Ranking the Saints: #14 Janoris Jenkins

3 New Orleans Pelicans players test positive for COVID-19

Minor League Baseball canceled for 2020 season

Cam Newton says farewell as he joins new team: ‘I never once wanted to leave Carolina’

Ranking the Saints: #15 Sheldon Rankins

Nicholls St. names former football player, coach Jonathan ‘JT’ Terrell as new athletic director

LSU senior pitcher Matthew Beck becomes next in line to wear No. 8

LSU head coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday, June 29 that senior pitcher Matthew Beck will be the next Tiger to wear the No. 8 jersey.

  Rummel LB Kolbe Fields wants back-to-back state titles

Fields will be a senior this fall for Rummel

  Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels weighs in on playoff chances and more

Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels provides some insight on what to expect from the NBA season restart and how players can still use their platform to keep the movement against racism going in the right direction.

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

The punishment handed down to the Patriots includes fines and the loss of a 2021 draft pick.

Source: Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Brady

A person with knowledge of the deal has told The Associated Press that the New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton.

Former LSU safety Eric Monroe transferring to Texas Tech

After more than a week in the NCAA Transfer Portal, former LSU safety Eric Monroe has decided to transfer to Texas Tech. Monroe tweeted Saturday, June 27 that he has committed to the Red Raiders.

Iota infielder Tyler LeJeune commits to LSU

One of the area’s top baseball prospects announced his college choice on Friday. Rising junior infielder Tyler LeJeune took to Twitter to announce that he’ll suit up for the LSU Tigers once his days at Iota are over.

Ranking the Saints: #16 David Onyemata

Ranking the Saints: #16 David Onyemata

  QB John Dade Wooton fired up for last ride with Holy Cross

Wooton is a two-year starter for Holy Cross

REPORT: LSU LB Marcel Brooks enters transfer portal

LSU sophomore linebacker Marcel Brooks (No. 9) has put his name into the NCAA Transfer Portal, according to reports.

Pelicans release restart schedule for 2019 to 2020 season

The Pelicans are one of 22 teams that will resume their NBA season.

Mississippi coaches unite in Jackson to push for change of state flag

Mike Leach, Lane Kiffin, and several coaches & athletic directors from Mississippi's eight public universities urged lawmakers to remove flag Thursday.

Ranking the Saints: #17 Marcus Williams

Ranking the Saints: #17 Marcus Williams

First eight rows of Superdome will be covered to protect from coronavirus

The NFL announced Thursday that all stadiums, including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be mandated to cover its first eight rows to protect coaches, players and other staff from coronavirus.

PFF ranks Saints roster at No. 2 for upcoming season

Pro Football Focus (PFF), a website that focuses on a thorough analysis of the NFL, released its roster rankings list. The New Orleans Saints came in at second, right behind the Baltimore Ravens.

  Jai Eugene, Jr. making a name for himself on the other side of the ball

Eugene will play QB this fall for Destrehan

  ‘The noose was real’: NASCAR releases photo from Bubba Wallace’s garage

The rope found hanging like a noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway was not a hate crime, authorities said.

Fantasy sports betting closer to reality in Louisiaina

Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to the taxing rate for fantasy sports betting.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: Football is “nonessential business” during coronavirus

New Orleans Saints player Malcolm Jenkins said football is a “nonessential business” during an interview with CNN on Thursday morning. He stressed he is not comfortable returning to the field with so many uncertainties.

  QB DeVon Tott leads Mandeville into promising 2020 season

Tott is a two-year starter for the Skippers

AP sources: NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions

The Aug. 6 exhibition game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the pandemic

Ranking the Saints: #18 Andrus Peat

Ranking the Saints: #18 Andrus Peat

LSU lands Michigan offensive tackle Garrett Dellinger

Rivals recruiting service ranks Dellinger a 4-star recruit

  Rope found in Bubba Wallace’s garage there since October, feds say

The FBI says the rope that was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway was a garage pull that had been there since 2019.

Ranking the Saints: #19 Deonte Harris

Kick returner Deonte Harris is #19 on countdown.

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.

Tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic, wife have virus after his exhibitions

The top-ranked Serb is the fourth player to test positive for the virus after first playing in Belgrade and then again last weekend in Zadar, Croatia. His wife also tested positive.

Jahri Evans and Roman Harper selected as 2020 members of the Saints HOF

Saints drafted Harper and Evans in 2006

Malcolm Jenkins views conversation with Drew Brees as microcosm of what country needs

Three weeks after Drew Brees’ initial comments about kneeling during the national anthem in lieu of George Floyd’s death drew the ire of many teammates and fellow athletes, one of the main critics, Malcolm Jenkins, is viewing the conversation as a positive.

Tuscaloosa Mayor: Loss of Alabama football season due to COVID-19 could be ‘catastrophic’

The economic impact on the Tuscaloosa metro area was projected at nearly $2 billion for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

  Blaney wins at Talladega after NASCAR unites behind Wallace

Federal authorities on Monday confirmed they are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver.

Ranking the Saints: #20 Marcus Davenport

#20 defensive end Marcus Davenport

Juan’s World: NASCAR’s Proper Response

Juan's World on Bubba Watson reaction

  Logan Diggs is “Mr. Versatility” for Rummel

Diggs will be a senior this fall

Cowboys’ Prescott signs $31M tag, still time for longer deal

Prescott had career bests with 4,902 yards passing and 30 touchdowns in 2019

  Ehret LB Andrew Jones ready to disrupt opponents’ gameplan’s around the state

Jones is committed to Memphis

Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s No. 10 jersey

The ceremony is scheduled to take place later this year during the Auburn football game on Sept. 19.

Miss. State RB Hill: ‘Change the flag or I won’t be representing this State anymore’

In a response to Tate Reeves, Hill calls on the Governor to change the flag.

Miss. State RB Hill: ‘Change the flag or I won’t be representing this State anymore’

In a response to Tate Reeves, Hill calls on the Governor to change the flag.

  NBA offering players smart ring to track COVID-19

The NBA is offering players a smart ring to track the coronavirus as they get ready to restart the season next month.

Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed season, which now won’t begin by July 19.

Replacing Burrow: Orgeron talks about talent in LSU QB room

The legend of Joe Burrow and his 2019 season will live on forever in Baton Rouge but now it’s time to focus on who’s next to lead the LSU football program. The favorite to land the starting quarterback gig is Myles Brennan.

Chris Curry looks to be serious contender for LSU starting running back position

With Clyde Edwards-Helaire off to the NFL, LSU is in search of a new lead running back and one name to take seriously in the competition is Chris Curry.

NY-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

Tiz the Law won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory Saturday at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule in front of eerily empty grandstands.

Report: At least 30 LSU football players in quarantine due to COVID-19

At least 30 of LSU’s 115 players have been isolated because they tested positive for COVID-19, or were found to have had contact with those who tested positive

LSU commit Garrett Nussmeier invited to the nation’s premier QB competition

Elite 11 takes place in Nashville

  Jamie Howard powered through the worst at LSU

Few college athletes can say they had rougher experiences than former LSU quarterback Jamie Howard in the early to mid-90s but Howard always kept pushing and persevered.

SEC Commissioner: ‘It is past time for change to be made to the flag of... Mississippi'

Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, has now weighed in to the Mississippi flag controversy.

Location, plans for upcoming Bayou Classic still undecided

Officials said previous statements saying otherwise were unofficial and it is still being decided for 2020 and 2021.

  Fauci: ‘Football may not happen this year’

The prediction comes even as the NFL and NCAA are ramping up for fall ball.

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters named G League Rookie of the Year

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters, who currently plays for the Maine Red Claws, has been named the 2019-20 NBA G League Rookie of the Year, officials announced Thursday, June 18.

  ’I continue to love LSU’ - Ryan Perrilloux reflects on mistakes and accomplishments

Ryan Perrilloux is without a doubt one of the biggest “what ifs” in LSU football history. The East St. John High athlete joined the Tigers in 2005 as one of the most highly sought-after players in the country.

Southern Heritage Classic canceled due to COVID-19; Jags’ season-opener could be in jeopardy

The Southern Heritage Classic is the first college football casualty of COVID-19. While Southern doesn’t play in the game, the two teams that do are both on the Jags’ schedule.

  Ja’Marian Peterson is a leader on and off the field for DLS

Peterson has offers from Indiana, Washington State, Memphis, Tulane, Purdue, Boston College to name a few

CJ Willis transfers from LSU to Louisiana-Lafayette

LSU baseball player CJ Willis announced Wednesday, June 17 that he has transferred to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Joe Burrow named SEC Male Athlete of the Year

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the SEC Roy F. Kramer Male Athlete of the Year

Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael excited for QB room

Saints offensive coordinator goes in depth on quarterbacks.

  Holy Cross DE Barryn Sorrell preparing for big senior season

Sorrell is committed to Northwestern University