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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.

The voice behind LSU's Mike VI

We all know about LSU's strong points. What you may not know is that LSU's live mascot has his own Facebook page.

LSU coach Johnny Jones announces 3 players will not return in 2014-2015

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday that three players will not return to the team for the 2014-15 season. The three players are:

Saints announce 2014 rookie free agent class

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that 17 undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Local NFL Draft recap: Mettenberger picked by Titans in 6th round

  Notable Undrafted Players: DT Anthony Johnson (LSU) S Craig Loston (LSU) FB J.C. Copeland (LSU) WR Lee Doss (SU) Round 7:

Michael Sam makes history: First openly gay player drafted in the NFL

(CNN) -- Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman who played for the University of Missouri, made history Saturday as the first openly gay player to be drafted by a National Football League team.

Q&A with Saints 2nd round draft pick Stanley Jean-Baptiste

New Orleans Saints Cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste Conference Call With New Orleans Media Friday, May 9, 2014 What did you like about the Saints and what do you feel like maybe your role can be?

Aaron Nola named to 30-man Golden Spikes Award watch list

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola has been named by USA Baseball to its 30-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list.