“This building is incredibly important to New Orleans economy to the hospitality industry and to our residents itself so we want every world-class event that’s looking for a home to consider the superdome in its selection process its good for the city its good for the building it’s good for the team,” said Martindale.
Months after most Louisiana voters agreed to legalize sports betting, lawmakers Thursday gave final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity.
Louisiana is poised to join more than a dozen other states allowing college athletes to earn cash from endorsements and sponsorship deals under an effort gaining steam across the country because of the NCAA’s inaction on a national policy.
The IOC also said that slogans such as “Black Lives Matter” will not be allowed on athlete apparel at Olympic venues, though it approved using the words “peace,” “respect,” “solidarity,” “inclusion” and “equality” on T-shirts.
It has been a long time coming, but former LSU Tiger Sam Burns has finally become a PGA Tour Champion. Burns won the Valspar Championship on Sunday, May 2, at 24-years-old he became the second youngest to win the event.
The LSU Athletic Department will officially introduce Louisiana native Kim Mulkey as the new head coach of the LSU women’s basketball team at 5 p.m. Monday, April 26 in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) on LSU’s campus.
Shreveport Police Department, with help from the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Bossier City Police Department and other surrounding agencies, will be present at the game and other festivities involved with Port City Fest on Saturday, April 17.
Perhaps a few LSU fans who stayed away from the 2020 pandemic college football season will make their way to Tiger Stadium on Saturday, April 17, at noon, when the Tigers play their annual spring game.