Sports

Saints gearing up for season opener

This weekend, the NFL’s regular season starts, and the Saints open up by hosting division rival Atlanta on Sunday, Sept. 8.

Jags break ground on new baseball field house

The Southern Jaguar Baseball team is getting a much needed improvement; today, the university broke ground on a $1.2 million baseball facility.

CATS announces more stops for this year's Touchdown Express

If you're looking for a way to get to this weekend's LSU football game, the Capital Area Transit System's Touchdown Express is back for another season and with more options for you.

LSU Odell Beckham Jr. named to Hornung Award weekly honor roll

LSU junior wide receiver/return specialist Odell Beckham Jr. was one of three players from across the nation who were recognized on the Paul Hornung Honor Roll after the opening weekend of the season, the award announced on Tuesday.

Top high school prospect picks Tide over Tigers

West Monroe’s Cam Robinson announced he’ll play college football for Alabama Wednesday.

NFL lagging on stadium Wi-Fi

The consumption of NFL football, America's most popular sport, is built on game-day traditions.

Colts cut rookie who was arrested over Labor Day weekend

The Indianapolis Colts released rookie John Boyett, who was arrested early Monday morning following an altercation involving police officers at a downtown bar.

Tigers hope to stop Blazers from crashing another Baton Rouge party

The home fans should be happy on Saturday. They’ll get a chance to see the 2013 LSU Tigers take the field inside Tigers Stadium. LSU has been pretty good in recent years in home opening games.

Baton Rouge powerlifter brings home the silver

A silver medal was gained by a Baton Rouge powerlifter who showed her skills at a world competition.

LSU moves into AP Top 10

Coming off a 37-27 victory over then-No. 20 TCU on Saturday in Arlington, the LSU football team returned to the AP Top 10 when the week 1 rankings were released on Tuesday.

Fantasy football is big business

You may think fantasy football is good for sparking trash talk with co-workers, but for a growing number of companies, it's also good business. Really good business. Fantasy has become reality for millions of sports fans.

New Orleans Saints add two more players to practice squad

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton on Monday announced that linebacker Rufus Johnson and offensive lineman Senio Kelemete are the final two members of the team's eight-man practice squad.

Tiger fans give predictions for the season

Connell Archey loves LSU Tiger football. But, after the Tigers lost 11 regulars to the NFL last year, Archey was worried the Tigers may not have what it takes to go all the way to the championship.

Tim Tebow released by New England Patriots, report says

Backup quarterback Tim Tebow was released by the New England Patriots Saturday, after failing to make the final roster for the new season, according to NFL.com.

Homer basketball player collapses in gym, later dies

 A Junior at Homer High tragically died Thursday while taking part in a sporting event at his school.