Lagniappe Sports

Game on: Shaquille O'Neal vs. diabetes

It's been more than a year since NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal retired from the court, and he says he doesn't miss it. The basketball champ has his eye on a new target: diabetes.

Lady Tigers to host softball clinic on Saturday morning

The Lady Tigers softball team is hosting a free clinic to kids of all ages and skill levels this Saturday at the Burbank BREC Park. The softball fields are next to all the soccer fields.

Colts cheerleader agrees to shave head if fans donate $10,000 to leukemia research

The Chuckstrong movement continues to spread—and Colts fans are being asked to join in.

Lance Armstrong quits Livestrong entirely

Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall.

Tulane women's basketball to open tonight against Louisiana Tech

The Tulane University women’s basketball season will look to open a new era in style as the Green Wave open the 2012-13 season against Louisiana Tech at the newly named and refurbished Devlin Fieldhouse. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Allstate Sugar Bowl to host SEC – Big 12 Champions

The Allstate Sugar Bowl has been awarded the host site of the post-season football bowl game following the 2014 regular season, featuring the champions of the Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 Conference, conference and bowl officials anno

High school football teams begin road to State Championship

Local high school teams now know their road to the state championships. The playoff brackets were released Sunday. Over 30 local area teams will begin their quest on Friday in first round action.

Controversial halftime show at Texas HS game stirs debate

A Texas high school is facing intense criticism after a halftime show in which a person dressed like Mitt Romney was punched in the face by someone depicting Big Bird.

Hurdles For Hope: Track star Lolo Jones to help youth with incarcerated loved ones

Students around the Capital City got to hear from former LSU and current U.S. track star Lolo Jones.

Tulane football to host Rice in homecoming contest

The Tulane University football team will look to celebrate Homecoming 2012 in style when the Green Wave play host to Conference USA foe Rice on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

ESPN Deportes 1280am to broadcast all Hornets games

October 30, 2012) – The New Orleans Hornets announced today they have entered into an agreement with ESPN Deportes 1280 AM to broadcast all 82 regular-season games in Spanish during the 2012-13 season.

When Fall was not classic

The San Francisco Giants recently won the World Series, the seventh in the history of the team.

Homecoming celebration rocks Memorial Stadium

Prep football teams from across the area headed out to Memorial Stadium for the Louisiana Youth Sports Network homecoming weekend.

Material first used in combat helmets now used to battle concussions on the football field

A top priority for anyone who plays a contact sport is to reduce the risk of concussions.

Coaches suspended due to excessive rant at youth football game

An investigation sparked by a halftime rant that was caught video has resulted in the suspension and probation of two youth league football coaches.