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LSU pounds Vanderbilt in SEC opener, 11-1

 Alex Bregman hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning and starting pitcher Jared Poche' had a run-rule-shortened complete-game victory, 11-1 in seven innings, over Vanderbilt on Wednesday morning at the SEC Baseball Tournament.

LSU baseball to play Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament

Eighth-ranked LSU (40-14-1) opens SEC Tournament play at 9:30 a.m. CT Wednesday against No. 10 Vanderbilt in Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

Aaron Brooks, John Carney elected to Saints Hall of Fame

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Aaron Brooks and kicker John Carney have been elected to the Saints Hall of Fame for the Class of 2014. The selections were made by the Saints Hall of Fame Media Selection Committee.

New Orleans loses Super Bowl LII bid, Minneapolis to host in 2018

The Super Bowl is heading to Minnesota. Minneapolis beat out New Orleans to host Super Bowl LII, in 2018. This is the first time New Orleans has ever lost a Super Bowl bid.

LSU catcher/first baseman Tyler Moore named national player of the week

LSU junior catcher/first baseman Tyler Moore was named Monday as a National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball magazine.  

SEC future football schedule rotation announced

The Southeastern Conference on Monday announced a 12-year rotation of non-division opponents for SEC football schedules through 2025.  

Paralyzed Tulane football player graduates

A Tulane football player who was paralyzed from the neck down in a collision with a teammate fulfilled his dream Saturday. Devon Walker graduated with a science degree from the New Orleans school.

Saints sign 3 players to 4-year contracts

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced today that the club has signed S Vinnie Sunseri, OLB Ronald Powell and T Tavon Rooks to four-year contracts.

Fifty-One LSU student-athletes earn degrees

LSU had 51 student-athletes which represented 14 programs receive their degrees during Friday’s annual Spring Commencement ceremonies held on-campus.

Southern to meet with NCAA about postseason ban in June

     The Southern University athletic department is patiently waiting for relief from the NCAA.

Local athlete signs with Xavier University, plans to study pre-med

One of the fastest female hurdlers in the state officially has a place to call home on the college level.

Pelican's guard Tyreke Evans undergoes successful surgery

New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans underwent minor arthroscopic surgery yesterday to clean out scar tissue in his right knee, the team announced. Evans will begin rehab on his right knee immediately.

LSU's Mills selected to Lott Trophy watch list

LSU junior defensive back Jalen Mills was one of 42 players across the nation chosen to the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced.

SWAC football Media Day date announced

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its date for the 2014 edition of Football Media Day for Friday, July 18. For a consecutive year, the event will be held at the Birmingham Marriott located at 3590 Grandview Pkwy.