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MLB suspends Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, 'A-Rod' expected to appeal

Major League Baseball handed down multiple suspensions on Monday regarding players involvement with a Biogenesis case with the most anticipated ruling coming for New York Yankees third baseman, Alex Rodriguez.

Man arrested for rushing the Saints Training Camp field, resisting arrest

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly rushed the field at the Saints training camp.

Alex Rodriguez, one of baseball's greats, hobbled by doping accusations

Alex Rodriguez is the rare athlete who transcends the sport in which he is considered one of the greatest players of all time. It hasn't been easy.

NFL does away with AFC, NFC Pro Bowl; replaces with player draft

National media reports have confirmed the National Football League announced on Wednesday, they are doing away with the traditional format of the Pro Bowl which places the AFC against the NFC.

Texas A&M DL among 3 killed in overnight car crash

A Texas A&M defensive lineman was killed in an overnight car crash along with two others.

Pelicans sign 2nd round pick Jeff Withey

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed center Jeff Withey. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Pelicans sign Anthony Morrow as a free agent

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed guard Anthony Morrow as a free agent. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

$1.2 million of state money to go to improvements on 25 football fields at Nicholls State

Governor Bobby Jindal announced a $1.2 million investment has been made to revitalize 25 playing fields at Nicholls State University.

Pelicans acquire Tyreke Evans and Jeff Withey In three-team trade

The New Orleans Pelicans acquired guard Tyreke Evans from the Sacramento Kings and center Jeff Withey from the Portland Trail Blazers in a three-team trade, it was announced today by General Manager Dell Demps.

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex Announces Hometown Heroes Clinic

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex will host a unique one day hoops experience called Hometown Heroes in Baton Rouge this summer for youth grades 5th and up on Saturday, July 20th..

450 people investing $6,000 needed to reopen historic golf course

A plan is being set in motion to save at The Oaks at Sherwood Golf Course. It will require 450 people to invest $6,000.

Andy Murray could make $20 million a year

Andy Murray is set to win big from sponsorships and endorsement deals after becoming the first British tennis player in 77 years to win the prestigious Wimbledon men's championship.

Dream Date: Lolo Jones agrees to date with college student Bubby Lyles

July 5, 2013 Lyles tells NBC33 News that Lolo Jones' agent has been in contact with him and the parties are "setting something up." July 3, 2013

Courtney wins Baton Rouge hot dog eating contest

Chris Courtney downed 15 hotdogs in ten minutes to take home the 2013 Frankie’s Dawg House Hot Dog Eating Contest.

New Orleans sportscaster Kenny Wilkerson dies from complications caused by long battle with cancer

Longtime New Orleans sportscaster and award-winning journalist Kenneth Wilkerson died Monday in his Pearl River home due to complications from a lingering battle with cancer.