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Pelicans sign John Salmons

 The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward John Salmons. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Football dream comes true for FL player with physical disability

A Lakeland, Florida boy is on top of the world after scoring a touchdown at a Saturday rec-league game.

J.J. Watt, Patrick Peterson to serve as honorary captains for Advocare Texas Kickoff

Two of the NFL’s biggest defensive stars and most prominent alumni in Wisconsin and LSU football history will serve as honorary captains when the two schools meet in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium on Aug. 30.

Miles still mum on LSU's starting quarterback

LSU head coach Les Miles still won't reveal who he'll start at quarterback when the Tigers play Wisconsin on Saturday.

Johnson accepts offer to join Georgia program

  Southern University head track and field coach Brian Johnson has accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

Hilliard rushes for 100 yards to pace LSU offense in scrimmage

Kenny Hilliard continued to build on what has been an outstanding fall camp for the senior running back Tuesday as he rushed for 100 yards in LSU’s second full-scale scrimmage of the preseason here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facili

Tigers returning from baseball summer leagues, begin classes August 25

LSU baseball players that participated in summer collegiate leagues are returning to Baton Rouge, ready to begin fall semester classes on Monday, August 25.

LSU's Mainieri and Bertman raise awareness for ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

Former LSU baseball head coach Skip Bertman teamed up with current head coach Paul Mainieri to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday.

SEC Network announces league slate of games for LSU basketball

The new SEC Network highlighted its second day of operation Friday night by announcing the 18-game Southeastern Conference men’s basketball schedules for the 14-team league, including the list of dates and games for Coach Johnny Jones and

LSU softball adds Hoover for 2015

– Head coach Beth Torina and the LSU softball team have announced the addition of Carley Hoover to the Tigers roster for the 2015 season, joining the Purple and Gold after one year at Stanford University.

Microsoft develops eye-controlled wheelchair for former Saint Steve Gleason

In late July a team at Microsoft were presented with a challenge by former New Orleans Saints star Steve Gleason: find a way to let him drive his wheelchair by using his eyes.

Broadway named to Manning Award watch list

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns quarterback Terrance Broadway earned more national preseason honors on Thursday when he was named to the 2014 Manning Award Watch List.

LSU goes through abbreviated scrimmage in Tiger Stadium

– LSU had its first workout in the newly expanded Tiger Stadium on Wednesday as the 13th-ranked Tigers held an abbreviated scrimmage in what was the team’s first visit to the venue since reporting to camp.

Saints sign TE Travis Beckum and place TE Richard Quinn on reserved/retired

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed tight end Travis Beckum and placed tight end Richard Quinn on reserve/retired. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

'Louisiana Legends': BR powerlifter makes new team to bring LA lifters together

A local world champion powerlifter wants to make his mark, and he wants to make it right here at home. So, he formed his own team in hopes to make Louisiana a "powerlifting powerhouse."