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CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork. He couldn't read or write.

LSU to hold banquet for 2014 baseball team

A "First Pitch" banquet will be held for the 2014 LSU Baseball team. The banquet is considered to be the start of LSU’s college baseball season, and will be at 6 p.m. on January 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Studrawa out as LSU OL coach

Greg Studrawa is out as the offensive line coach at LSU.

Manziel will enter NFL Draft

Johnny Manziel will soon be getting paid for his highlight reel plays on the football field.

Pelicans forward diagnosed with herniated disc

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disc and is out indefinitely.

Lindsey Vonn out of Sochi Olympics

 Lindsey Vonn's knee troubles apparently are too much to overcome in time for Sochi.

Saints defeat Eagles 26-24

The New Orleans Saints scored a game winning field goal with three seconds left on the clock in Saturday night's wildcard game against the Philadelphia Eagles!

Saints vs. Eagles wildcard game halftime update

The New Orleans Saints are down by one at the half, 7-6.

Philly cops in Saints gear?

The Philadelphia Police Department, known as @PhillyPolice on twitter, has been sending out warnings to football fans that they will be wearing Saints and Eagles jerseys at Saturday’s game.

COLTS VS CHIEFS: AFC Wild Card game preview

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SAINTS VS EAGLES: NFC Wildcard Game Preview

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VIDEO: QB AJ McCarron befriends another AJ with cerebal palsy

Alabama quarterback A-J Mccarron and Alabama student A-J Starr not only share the same first name, they share a special friendship, too.

LSU Baseball coach Paul Mainieri to enter ABCA Hall of Fame on Friday

LSU coach Paul Mainieri will be inducted Friday night into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas as part of the annual ABCA convention.

Video: Southern AD talks about Dawson Odums' new contract

Head coach Dawson Odums and Southern have agreed to a contract extension and a pay raise.

SU, Odums agree to 3-year extension through 2017

Southern University’s head football coach, Dawson Odums, has agreed in principle to a contract that will keep him in his position at the university through 2017.