SEC creates Twitter account for SEC Officiating

The SEC announced Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover that the conference has created a twitter account just for SEC officiating to help explain rules and calls.

Kirby Smart says he knows how to beat Alabama

  LSU takes podium Monday at SEC Media Days

LSU sophomore DB Kelvin Joseph reportedly enters transfer portal

REPORT: Former LSU basketball star Ben Simmons signs max contract extension with 76ers

Tulane Football focused on competing for conference championships

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #38: Country Day HS Coach Joe Chango

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LSU reshaping offenses with hope of overtaking Alabama in SEC West

Football is king at LSU and Ohio State, but what about the food?

Florida Gators ready for jump back into the spotlight

Kelly Bryant is the new rockstar for the Missouri Tigers

SEC Media Days headed back to Atlanta in 2020, Nashville in 2021

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker killed in Virginia Beach crash

  Big expectations follow the Tigers at SEC Media Days

LSU finished 2018 with a 10-3 record

Pelicans get knocked out of NBA Summer League playoffs by Memphis

Trevon Bluiett led the Pelicans with 16 points

Saints rookie Carl Granderson sentenced to six months in jail

Granderson was charged with sexual battery and unlawful contact

REPORT: Father of former LSU guard Tremont Waters found dead in motel; investigation underway

The father of former LSU point guard Tremont Waters was found dead in a motel room Thursday, according to an Associated Press report.

Astros’ Alex Bregman takes ground ball to the chin; exits game against Rangers early

AP source: Russell Westbrook going to Rockets for Chris Paul

CBS Sports ranks LSU at No. 4 in ‘Best of College Sports’ poll

Former LSU pitcher Jared Poche decides to retire from professional baseball

LSU football announces SEC Media Days attendees

  Fans cheer World Cup champs as leaders on and off the field

  Fans cheer World Cup champs as leaders on and off the field

Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting “USA! USA!” as the hourlong parade moved up a stretch of lower Broadway that has long hosted so-called ticker tape parades for world leaders, veterans and hometown sports stars.

Eddie Smith joins LSU baseball staff as volunteer coach and hitting coach

Eddie Smith, who directed a record-breaking Tulane baseball offense in 2019, has been hired as LSU’s volunteer coach and hitting coach, head coach Paul Mainieri announced on Tuesday.

  Curtis, Karr, and Easton only Louisiana schools in High School Football America Preseason 100

Curtis and Karr meet up in week 1 of the regular season

Saints release 2019 training camp schedule, 13 practices open to the public

The Black and Gold will also practice at Tulane University

  DLS RB Montrell Johnson looking to best 2018 record-breaking season

Johnson rushed for 345 yards last season against Riverside

Newest Pelicans to make their debut Monday night

The Pelicans offseason deals are official, and their newest team members will take the floor for their third game in Las Vegas.

Coco Gauff loses at Wimbledon, while Williams wins again

The 15-year-old American who made news by beating Venus Williams last week lost in the fourth round.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #37 - Fantasy Football Preview: New Faces in New Places

The first Sunday of the NFL regular season is just two months away and it’s time to start contemplating what impact players changing teams will have on fantasy football. Chris Hagan gets your preparation started with the latest episode of the FOX 8 Overtime Podcast.

Former LSU F Naz Reid looks impressive in limited NBA Summer League play

Former LSU forward Naz Reid started for the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Atlanta Hawks Sunday.

Former LSU F Kavell Bigby-Williams notches second straight double-double in Pelicans loss to Wizards

Former LSU forward Kavell Bigby-Williams has been impressive in his first two NBA Summer League games with the New Orleans Pelicans, finishing with double-doubles in both.

  US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal.

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters makes NBA Summer League debut

Former LSU point guard Tremont Waters was on the court Saturday in Las Vegas for his NBA Summer League debut.

Coroner: Ex-Clemson RB drowned while swimming at Ga. state park

A former Clemson football player drowned on Friday while swimming at a state park in Georgia, according to officials in Elbert County.

Zion Williamson to miss rest of NBA Summer League

Zion Williamson will miss the rest of the summer league.

Clippers trading for George, signing Leonard, AP source says

The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

Pelicans-Knicks game stopped by earthquake

The NBA Summer League game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans is delayed because of an earthquake.

  Coco Gauff, 15, pulls off another upset at Wimbledon

As it is, Gauff was the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon in the professional era, winning three matches last week against higher-ranked women in the preliminary rounds.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #36: St. Paul’s HS Coach Kenny Sears

Each Friday of June and July, FOX 8 is sitting down with a local high school football coach to preview the season and get to know them beyond the bright lights of high school football games. The coaches will also discuss the future of some of their top recruits.

UL Ragin’ Cajuns baseball head coach Tony Robichaux dies at 57; arrangements announced

Tony Robichaux, the head baseball coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has died at the age of 57.

Jared Lorenzen dies at age 38

Former UK quarterback Jared Lorenzen has died, WAVE 3 News has learned.

UL Lafayette head baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies at 57

Tony Robichaux, the longtime head baseball coach of the UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns, has died, the university announced Wednesday.

NBA Summer League Tournament to start for former Tigers

Four former LSU basketball players will be hitting the court starting Friday in the Las Vegas NBA Summer League Tournament.

LSU’s Grant Delpit named to preseason All-American team

LSU junior safety Grant Delpit has been named to the Sporting News Preseason All-American first-team released on Wednesday.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #33: NFL Win Total Predictions

Sean Fazende and Chris Hagan run down over/under win total predictions for all 32 squads.

Williamson already likes spacing of NBA game

Williamson practices in Las Vegas, says he already likes spacing of NBA game

USWNT head to their third-straight World Cup final

U.S. Women's National team beat England 2-1 on Tuesday.

  US holds on to defeat England 2-1, advances to World Cup final

After a nerve wracking semifinal, the U.S. Women's national team will play in the World Cup Final.

  Report: Nike pulls Betsy Ross flag sneaker after Kaepernick complaint

The shoe's heel has a U.S. flag with 13 white stars in a circle on it, known as the Betsy Ross flag.

Kevin Nickelberry joins LSU basketball staff

The LSU men’s basketball team has hired longtime coach Kevin Nickelberry as the assistant coach.

Mondo Duplantis picks up first win as a professional athlete

Former LSU track and field star Mondo Duplantis picked up his first win as a professional athlete.

Angels, MLB mourn Tyler Skaggs after pitcher dies in hotel room

Skaggs died Monday, when the 27-year-old pitcher was found unresponsive in his Texas hotel room. The scheduled series opener against the Rangers was postponed.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #35: Pelicans on the Upswing

The Pelicans’ trio of additions to start free agency mixed with an exciting draft class has New Orleans embracing the NBA offseason. On the latest edition of the FOX 8 Overtime podcast, Sean Fazende, Chris Hagan and Juan Kincaid discuss the overhaul the organization has experienced in the first half

Pelicans officially sign Zion Williamson

The New Orleans Pelicans announced Monday that the team signed Zion Williamson.

Gauff, just 15, shocks 5-time champ Venus, 39, at Wimbledon

Coco Gauff, already the youngest competitor ever to qualify at the All England Club in the professional era, showed the poise and power of a much older, much more experienced player, pulling off a 6-4, 6-4 victory in the first round over Venus Williams, who at 39 was the oldest woman in the field.

Report: Pelicans acquire forward Derrick Favors from Jazz

The Pelicans add another veteran to the roster.

College Football Hall of Famer John Robinson to join LSU football coaching staff

College Football Hall of Fame and longtime head coach at Southern Cal and the Los Angeles Rams, John Robinson will be joining the LSU football staff as a senior consultant to Ed Orgeron.

Former LSU Tiger DJ LeMahieu makes history in London

It was a historic weekend for the Yankees and Red Sox, who became the first teams to play MLB games in London. One former Tiger would cement his name in history as the first MLB player to record a hit in Europe.

LSU baseball freshman receives All-American honor

Freshman Cole Henry was named to the second-team All-American.

Report: Pelicans to Sign Redick and Melli

Pelicans make free agent moves for Redick and Melli.

US defeats France 2-1, advances to semis in World Cup

The U.S. advances in the tournament and will play England on July 2.

Saints DT David Onyemata suspended, report says

Saints defensive tackle David Onymata has been suspended for violating the NFL’s police on substance abuse, ESPN’s NFL insider Adam Schefter reports.

Two arrested after BREC park brawl with referee over basketball foul calls

Governor John Bel Edwards outlawed harassment of a referee with his signature Monday, June 17, the same day police say a brawl hospitalized an official after a recreational basketball game at Perkins Road Community Park.

Former LSU baseball stars named starters for MLB All-Star Game

Former LSU baseball stars DJ LeMahieu and Alex Bregman were named American League starters for the 2019 All-Star Game.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #32: Terrebonne HS Coach Gary Hill

Each Friday of June and July, FOX 8 is sitting down with a local high school football coach to preview the season and get to know them beyond the bright lights of high school football games. The coaches will also discuss the future of some of their top recruits.

La. Rep. Cedric Richmond wins MVP of Congressional Baseball Game

The Democrats beat the Republicans in a high-scoring 14-7 win Wednesday night in the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game. It was the Democrats’ 10th win in 11 years.

Aranda talks LSU defense

Dave Aranda talks about his 2019 Tiger defense

LSU football freshmen present Governor Edwards with special jersey

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife Donna welcomed 22 members of the LSU football freshman class to their home for dinner. The governor and Head Coach Ed Orgeron hope to make this an annual event.

Drew Brees ‘passes the torch’ to Zion Williamson with a note

The New Orleans Pelicans gave the city of New Orleans something to get excited about when they drafted Zion Williamson with the first overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft.

With Burrow back, LSU offense is in good hands

Joe Burrow returns to LSU offense

3-year-old cousin of former LSU star Derrius Guice dies in accidental shooting

Former LSU running back and current running back for the Washington Redskins Derrius Guice is mourning the loss of his 3-year-old cousin.

  Karr’s Aaron Anderson looking to build on breakout freshman year

Karr is looking for it's fourth straight state title this fall

US defeats Spain 2-1 to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

The women's team eked out a win over a tough team from Spain to advance in the tournament.

  QB Leonard Kelly looks to continue Karr’s winning ways this fall

Karr opens against John Curtis in week 1

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #31: Saints 53-Man Roster Projection

With the Saints enjoying a month-and-a-half long break between the conclusion of the offseason program and beginning of training camp, Sean Fazende put together his first 53-man roster projection.

  Jalen Lee’s commitment to LSU was ‘music to Coach O’s ears’

Rivals ranks the LSU 2020 class No. 2 in the country

LSU focuses on kickoffs with Avery Atkins but works with him on field goals as well

With Cole Tracy gone after his sensational season at LSU, could Avery Atkins, a weapon on kickoffs for the Tigers, figure into the field goal mix as well?

  Zion Williamson helps unveil basketball court in New Orleans East

Kids in New Orleans East now have a fresh basketball court to play on this summer.

LSU gears up to meet high expectations in 2019

LSU will start its 2019 season against Georgia Southern in Tiger Stadium at the end of August. There is still plenty of sweat and work to come before then, however.