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Five favorite moments from Monday at the Sochi Olympics

Monday brought us defending champions who performed brilliantly in clutch moments, the Dutch doing what they do best, and an American bobsledder with a knack for getting stuck behind closed doors. Kiss Can-ada

Top NFL prospect announces he's gay; local athletes, coaches respond

It's a game changer for the "US of A's" most popular sport, "I'm a college graduate, I'm African American, and I'm gay," said NFL prospect, M

Deondre Clark rounds out LSU Football signing class

Deondre Clark became LSU’s 23rd and final football signee on Monday as the defensive end formally signed his national letter of intent with the Tigers.

Doug Williams returns to the Redskins

The Washington Redskins hired their former quarterback, Doug Williams, to join their executive team. This news comes not long after Grambling University in Louisiana fired Williams as their head football coach in September 2013.

Five favorite moments from the first weekend of the Sochi Olympics

The first weekend of the Winter Olympics brought us moments of humor and technical problems from the Opening Ceremony, a skater's reaction that went viral and the sparkling debut of a sport where "stoked" and "dude" are

Top NFL prospect publicly says he's gay

Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri, publicly revealed that he's gay Sunday, creating the possibility he'll be the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League.

U.S. wins first gold medal of 2014 Sochi Olympics

The United States clinched the first gold medal of Sochi's Winter Olympics Saturday, but the Dutch dominated on ice and a joint record was claimed by Norway.

All eyes on Russia as Sochi opening ceremony marks start of Winter Olympics

Russia kicks off the opening ceremony on Friday in Sochi as the world turns its attention to the costliest Olympic Games in history.

A tour of the Sochi Olympic Village

Amid security anxieties, indignation over Russian politics, the furore over unfinished media accommodation and astronomic costs, one key component of the Winter Olympics has been all but forgotten: the thousands of athletes streaming into Sochi

New Orleans Arena becomes Smoothie King Center just before NBA All-Star Game

New Orleans Pelicans Owner Tom Benson and Smoothie King Owner Wan Kim announced Thursday

LSU announces 2014 spring football schedule

The 2014 Tigers will start spring practice on March 7 and practice 15 times over of the following four weeks. The LSU National L-Club Spring Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 5. The time of the game hasn’t been announced.

LSU Football - 2014 Recruiting Class

1. Brandon Harris QB Bossier City, La. Parkway HS 6-3 180 2. Ed Paris Jr. CB Arlington, Texas Mansfield Timberview HS 6-0 190 3. John Battle S Hallandale, Fla. Hallandale HS 6-0 179

Southeastern Football - 2014 Recruiting Class

2014 Southeastern Louisiana Football Additions Jordan Batiste – DB – 5-8 – 169 – Gramercy, La. (Tulane/Lutcher HS)*

Southern Football - 2014 Recruiting Class

Eight mid-year enrollees are among the Jaguars 2014 signing class, including University of Florida transfer S Rhaheim Ledbetter, North Texas transfer RB Jamarcus Jarvis and University of Memphis transfer WR Reggie Travis.

Sochi in Louisiana

While all eyes will be on Sochi starting Feb. 6, many people here in the Baton Rouge Area are also involved in winter sports themselves.