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Tyrus Thomas Foundation, Chicken Shack feed 20 South BR families for Thanksgiving

The Tyrus Thomas foundation presents “Serving Up Thanks,” in partnership with Chicken Shack and representative Patricia smith of district 67.

NJ Governor gets Shaq-sized endorsement

Shaq publicly announced he’s supporting New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie. The former LSU and NBA star is featured in a new ad for Christie’s re-election campaign.

Grambling players end boycott, return to practice

Grambling players say they are ending their boycott after speaking with former coach Doug Williams, who advised them to, "Go out there and play football."

After Dodgers-Giants game, a death, an arrest and outrage

An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of a man who was apparently killed in an argument stemming from a long and intense West Coast baseball rivalry.

New Orleans Saints players team up with United Way to rebuild homes

On Sunday, September 22, New Orleans Saint Roman Harper and teammates Lance Moore, Jahri Evans and Malcolm Jenkins, hosted a private team dinner along with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana at Eiffel Society to announce to their families, c

Tickets for Pelicans vs. Miami Heat preseason match-up go on sale Thursday

Tickets for the Pelicans’ preseason match-up against the Miami Heat on Oct. 23 will go on sale on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets for the game at Pelicans.com or by calling 504-525-HOOP.

Doug Williams out as Grambling football head coach

Doug Williams is no longer the head football coach at Grambling State University. GSU officials say Williams was "released" from his contract agreement, effective immediately.

Colts cut rookie who was arrested over Labor Day weekend

The Indianapolis Colts released rookie John Boyett, who was arrested early Monday morning following an altercation involving police officers at a downtown bar.

Baton Rouge powerlifter brings home the silver

A silver medal was gained by a Baton Rouge powerlifter who showed her skills at a world competition.

Fantasy football is big business

You may think fantasy football is good for sparking trash talk with co-workers, but for a growing number of companies, it's also good business. Really good business. Fantasy has become reality for millions of sports fans.

NFL and ex-players reach 'historic' deal in concussion lawsuit

The National Football League has reached a "historic" settlement with thousands of retired players who accused the league of deliberately concealing the dangers of head trauma, the case's mediator said Thursday.

Texas A&M declares Manziel ineligible, determines he must sit half a game

Texas A&M University and the NCAA confirmed today that there is no evidence that quarterback Johnny Manziel received money in exchange for autographs, based on currently available information and statements by Manziel.

Leindecker finds spot on sidelines at Dunham

Baton Rouge native Calob Leindecker suffered an injury earlier this year that cut his dreams short of competing on the US Paralympics Snowboarding team. His vision was to make the national team and compete at the 2014 Sochi games in Russia.

Marion Bartoli retires from tennis - Wimbledon champion reveals 'pain'

Marion Bartoli has retired from tennis with immediate effect, just six weeks after winning her first grand slam title at Wimbledon.

Tyrann Mathieu to get first NFL start against Dallas

The "Honey Badger" is about to get his first NFL start. Patrick Peterson is catching passes, throwing some and running with the ball during training camp. More