Lagniappe Sports

Southeastern's Miley enjoying All-Star experience

Wade Miley’s rise to success in Major League Baseball may be a surprise to many.

Jockey killed at California's Alameda Fair Race Track

A jockey was killed Thursday at California's Alameda Fair Race Track. Jockey Jorge Herrera was killed when he was thrown from his mount in the eighth race at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton.

Morgan places sixth at Nathan's hot dog contest

If you could stomach it, the ten most intense, interesting and perhaps disgusting minutes on television aired Independence Day.

Morgan looks to step it up a notch at Coney Island

Whatever you do don't tell Adrian Morgan there's no strategy to professional eating.

Nicholls Rec Center to feature most sophisticated equipment in the state

When incoming members see the brands “Precor” and “Cybex” stamped on the brand-new, contemporary equipment in the Harold J.

Fans flock to Baton Rouge to see Pete Rose

It was a once in a lifetime opportunity for baseball fans like Jeremy Neyland. "You don't get a chance to see stars like him very often. I had to come see Pete," Neyland said.

Vintage baseball club that plays ball like it was 1860

The Coltsville vintage baseball league that plays games every weekend is doing it old school, using rules from the 1800's.

Hornets fans invited N.O. Arena for draft party

New Orleans Hornets fans can join in the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts a 2012 Draft Party presented by Budweiser at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St.) on Thursday, June 28. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Red Stick Amateur Baseball League underway at Pete Goldsby Field

The Red Stick Amateur Baseball League is underway in its third season. The league gives local college players across the state a place to sharpen their skills over the offseason.

Southeastern Lions Place Three On CFPA Position Watch List

Three members of the Southeastern Louisiana University football team have been placed on the College Football Performance Awards Watch List for the upcoming 2012 season.

Hornets games to be available on new “FOX Sports New Orleans” network

The New Orleans Hornets and FOX Sports today announced that they have reached a long-term television rights agreement that establishes “FOX Sports New Orleans” as the new local television home of the Hornets.

Baton Rouge skateboarders celebrate 'Go Skate Day'

Baton Rouge skateboarders spent Thursday at the Perkins Road Skate Park partaking in Go Skate Day. The event takes place every year on the first day of summer and gives the diehards a chance to show their skill off in front of their peers.

Hornets trade Okafor and Ariza for Rahard Lewis and draft pick

Wednesday, the New Orleans Hornets traded forward Trevor Ariza and center Emeka Okafor to the Washington Wizards for forward Rashard Lewis and a second-round draft pick.

Five Football Figures, Headed by Warrick Dunn and Deuce McAllister, Lead 2012 Hall of Fame Class

Five football standouts, led by star NFL running backs Deuce McAllister of the New Orleans Saints and Baton Rouge native Warrick Dunn, are among the eight 2012 inductees who will enter the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

Lolo Jones gets high tech edge from Red Bull Project X

Far from the eyes of the worldwide media and legions of fans that have been putting increasing focus on USA Track & Field star Lolo Jones this year, a different kind of lens has been setting its sights on her form.