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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

Man killed after 65-foot fall at Turner Field during Braves-Phillies game

A Georgia man died after he fell about 65 feet from an upper level of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Phillies baseball game Monday, officials said.

Lake Charles teen gains football dream from Louisiana State Police ‘Grant a Wish’ program

A Lake Charles teen gained a wish come true from State Police today. He’s going to get a chance to attend a practice with the Denver Broncos and meet his idol, Peyton Manning.

SEC announced agreements with 9 postseason bowl games

The Southeastern Conference announced today agreements with nine postseason bowls and a new process for the assignment of SEC member schools to bowl games, beginning with the 2014 season and extending for six years.  

NFL stadiums to enhance public safety, improve stadium access for fans

To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into stadiums, NFL teams will implement an NFL policy this year that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into stadiums.

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..