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Big Easy Super Bowl spells big bucks for Baton Rouge

The Super Bowl usually means super bucks for the host city. With the big show taking place in the Big Easy, Baton Rouge leaders are already figuring out how they can cash in on the thousands of tourists flocking to the game.

New Orleans road closures, traffic plan for Super Bowl XLVII

In anticipation of preparations for Super Bowl XLVII, Mayor Landrieu, the City’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the New Orleans Police Department unveiled the preliminary

Report: Atlanta Braves may bring back 'screaming Indian' logo

The Atlanta Braves are reportedly bringing back a controversial screaming Indian logo in their new design for batting practice caps, unveiled in a blog post on ESPN.

Score a spot on stage with Beyonce at the Super Bowl

Scoring sideline seats at the Super Bowl would be a dream come true for many football fans out there. So imagine winning a spot on the half-time stage next to mega-star Beyonce. YOU CAN!

Christmas team spirit: Fun facts for local athletes

Nick Saban is either Saint Nick or the devil incarnate, depending on which colors you wear. But Christmas spirit abounds in the world of sports.

Cajun fans flock to Big Easy for bowl game

Ragin’ Cajun fans flocked to New Orleans Friday for Saturday’s New Orleans bowl matchup with East Carolina. Both teams are 8-3 on the year. Both teams are riding a three-game win streak.

Kip's got game! Mayor Holden at opening of new gymnasium

On Thursday, Dec. 20, Cenikor held a dedication for those who helped make these improvements.

ESPN and NFL Players Association reach multiyear agreement for collegiate bowl

ESPN and the NFL Players Association today announced a multiyear agreement for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, a college all-star game featuring top draft-eligible seniors.

Texas college athlete makes SportsCenter's #1 top play with dunk from free throw line

An East Texas basketball player made his way to the top of "Sportscenter's Top 10" plays Thursday night.

Louisiana Tech looking for coach after Dykes leaves for Cal

Just days after the team missed out on a bowl game Louisiana Tech is in need of a head coach. Sonny Dykes has been named the new head man for the Cal football program. He is replacing Tedford, who was fired last week.

Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Bayou State skeet shooter Cailtin Connor among nation’s best

Bayou State native Caitlin Connor has established a name for herself in the world of competitive shotgun shooting. A member of the USA Shooting National Team, Connor is gunning for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. 

ULM vs. Ohio in Independence Bowl

The 2012 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will feature the Ohio University Bobcats and the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks in the 37th installment of the Independence Bowl, set for Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m.

La. Tech snuffed out of a bowl game; Fans blame school's AD

Fans of Louisiana Tech football are not happy with the school's athletic director after jockeying itself out a postseason bowl bid.

Alabama wins SEC title game, headed to BCS championship

No. 2 Alabama held off a furious late charge by No. 3 Georgia on Saturday to earn a spot in the BCS National Championship game.