Lagniappe Sports

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.

Annual golf event raises funds for families of fallen soldiers

Dozens took the swing to help raise money for families of fallen soldiers.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.

Olympic medalist made a special appearance in Baton Rouge at elementary school

Five-time Olympian Daniella Scott Arruba spoke to kids from Wedgewood Elementary School. The volleyball player and two-time silver medalist talked about her sports career and about the importance of a good education.

Three locals ready for pro boxing's return to Baton Rouge

The concept sounds simple. The process is painful. “We bleed together. We sweat together. We go through everything together,” said boxer Justin Thomas.

'Slice of Life' Golf Classic rescheduled to Monday, Oct. 22

Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict made by the golf course, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has rescheduled its 21st Annual “Slice of Life” Golf Classic to Monday, Oct. 22, at The Oaks at Sherwood.

Boxing champion Mayweather speaks to Baton Rouge students

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather made a special appearance in Baton Rouge.He spoke with students from the Louisiana Leadership Institute.

First game set for new community field in New Roads

The City of New Roads’ will celebrate the opening of its new Community Field this Friday, Oct. 5, with a special inaugural ceremony and first game. Mayor Robert Myer said the inaugural ceremony will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Lil Wayne opens new skatepark in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

The Lower 9th Ward is now home to one of the best indoor skate parks in the nation, with a little help from local hip hop artist Lil Wayne kicking things off.

Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.