LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron said while the postponement or cancelation of the 2020 college football season is “obviously out of his control” he is preparing the team to start defending its national title as scheduled beginning on Sept. 5.
Though the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) says it has no plans to cancel sports seasons this fall, a string of bad weeks in the state’s fight against the coronavirus may force schools to delay or cancel some games.
LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine provides some much needed clarification on his phase four, while St. James head coach Robert Valdez explains what needs to happen for football to be possible this fall.
According to Southern University Athletic Director Roman Banks the Bayou Classic will not be played in New Orleans this year, and possibly will not be played in 2021. However, organizers called the statement "premature."
The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."
Ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft, Fanatics, the global leader for officially licensed sports merchandise and memorabilia, announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Heisman Trophy Winner Joe Burrow.
Superstar Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans has teamed up with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to warn state residents of price gouging and scammers looking to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic