La. Tech suspends voluntary workouts after second player tests positive for COVID-19

Louisiana Tech officials confirmed Monday a second football player tested positive for COVID-19 and reported all voluntary workouts have been suspended for a few days due to the latest case.

Virginia linebacker Naquan Brown commits to LSU’s 2021 class

Report: NFL to scrap two preseason games

WATCH: Cam Jordan surprises Saints super fan living in isolation in assisted living facility

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

First eight rows of Superdome will be covered to protect from coronavirus

Koepka, McDowell withdrawing over coronavirus concerns

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  COVID-19 affecting college, prep football programs well before their seasons start

Cowboys’ Prescott signs $31M tag, still time for longer deal

Lightning, rain postpone NASCAR’s Geico 500

Report: At least 30 LSU football players in quarantine due to COVID-19

East Texas schools suspend summer workouts due to positive COVID-19 testing

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

Conflicting statements released on if 2020 Bayou Classic will be played in New Orleans

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."

Shelbyville basketball honored by UIL with virtual ceremoy

The Shelbyville Dragons basketball team was honored in a special virtual ceremony Thursday afternoon.

Saints plan to wait until training camp for coaches to return

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.

Dennis Allen confident veteran leadership will guide Saints through turbulence

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."

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

Saints fan burns #9 jersey after QB says he will never agree with players who kneel during national anthem

Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during national anthem anger fellow players

LSU guard Skylar Mays named SEC Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year

BLING BLING! Carthage Bulldogs receive 2019 state championship rings

La. man hopes social media can find family in precious photo with Muhammad Ali

Shreveport and Bossier City officials postpone baseball season until Phase Two

Mayor Adrian Perkins and Mayor Lorenz Walker have decided that the cities of Shreveport and BossierCity will postpone baseball during Phase One.

Jeremy Jenkins heading to Tenaha to be new AD/ Head Football Coach

Tenaha has filled their head football coaching vacancy with Jeremy Jenkins from Mt. Enterprise.

One for the Ages, a new SEC documentary on LSU Football’s historic season

After the LSU football team’s historic run to the 2019 National Championship, the SEC Network will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the Bayou Bengals and Joe Burrow’s Heisman Trophy season.

Woods, Mickelson to stage TV match with Brady, Manning

“The Match: Champions for Charity” would benefit relief efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic

WATCH: Saints put rivalry aside with new heartfelt video

In a heartfelt video, food delivery workers attribute the Saints for deliveries sent to healthcare and first responders from Detroit to Atlanta.

Four primetime games and a rare Christmas Day contest highlight Saints 2020 schedule

Saints open the season hosting Tom Brady and the Bucs

NFL getting rid of pass interference video review

The NFL announced on Thursday, May 7 that penalties for pass interference will not be video reviewable for the 2020 NFL season.

LSU grad becomes first female MLB hitting coach

LSU graduate Rachel Balkovec, has become the first-ever female full-time hitting coach in Major League Baseball, or MLB, is using this time to help others.

Texas QB Garrett Nussmeier commits to LSU

Nussmeier plays for Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas

Shelbyville, LaPoyner to be honored after basketball state tournament canceld

The UIL is hoping they found closure for the boy's basketball teams that lost their state tournament to COVID-19.

Central Heights senior gets creative during social distancing

Chloe Cook is one of the many athletes not letting social distancing stop their workouts.

  The Good Stuff: A season rewritten

This week on The Good Stuff with Doug Warner, the special message Airline head baseball coach delivered to his team shortly finding out the season was cancelled.

Older brother of Dallas QB Dak Prescott dies

Dallas Cowboys release statement about the passing of Jace Prescott

For all the changes, NFL draft kind of looked, well, normal

In this most unique of drafts, filled with technological concerns and even uncertainty when real football might return, there was one constant Thursday night: Joe Burrow.

Bengals select Joe Burrow No. 1 overall

Burrow is the third LSU Tiger taken No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft

Fanatics and LSU QB Joe Burrow announce exclusive deal

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.

Is Joe Burrow a “can’t miss” prospect?

This is the fourth time in franchise history the Bengals have owned the No. 1 pick in the draft and the results have been mixed.

LSU releases NFL Draft hype video narrated by New Orleans chef Emeril Lagasse

LSU is primed for numerous players being selected in Round 1

Independence Bowl announces new corporate sponsor

The bowl game will be called Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl.

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

KSLA honored with 6 A.P. awards, including best anchor, reporter, sports story

KSLA News 12 won first place honors for best news anchor, best TV news reporter, best sports story and best multimedia journalism in the annual contest.

Shaq’s daughter, Amirah O’Neal, reportedly commits to play basketball at LSU

Amirah O’Neal, daughter of former LSU and NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, has reportedly committed to play for the LSU women’s basketball team, according to a tweet from her brother, Shareef O’Neal.

  VIDEO: Zion Williamson teams up with AG Jeff Landry to warn La. residents of price gouging, coronavirus scams

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

East Texans make good use of virtual races

Virtual racing events are keeping people active in these tough times.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

Carthage’s Kai Horton picks up first DI offer

SFA is going after a state champion quarterback from East Texas.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

History-making Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus crisis

Legendary New Orleans Saints place kicker Tom Dempsey died Saturday night after a battle with COVID-19. He was 73.

Sean Payton clarifies and expands on comment about Drew Brees’ “last season”

Sean Payton made news Tuesday with his comments to ESPN that Drew Brees “has announced he is coming back for his final season,” and he attempted to backtrack and clarify the situation Wednesday on a teleconference with local media.

Payton: This will be Drew Brees’ final season

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will be back for his 15th season in black and gold in 2020, but according to head coach Sean Payton, this is likely going to be it.

QB Max Johnson on being an LSU Tiger: ‘It’s a blessing to be where I am'

Johnson is a true freshman for the Tigers

Report: ESPN targeting Drew Brees for Monday night football booth after retirement

Report: Brees to Monday night football?

Drew Brees pledges $5 million, 10k meals a day during stay-at-home order

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are doing their part to help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Payton said he came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly

  EXCLUSIVE: Coach O explains how LSU football is coping with shutdown of spring practice amid coronavirus outbreak

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron and the Tigers are doing their best to deal with this new reality brought on by the coronavirus.

Southern Shreveport-Jags holds football tryouts Saturday morning

There is a $30 fee to tryout, which will cover operational expenses.

  Shreveport Mudbugs games ‘paused’ until further notice

The North American Hockey League announced effective immediately all upcoming scheduled games are paused until further notice due to Coronavirus concerns.

LSU, other SEC schools restricting attendance at all sporting events due to coronavirus

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey has announced that attendance at all LSU athletic events and other SEC schools will be restricted to student-athletes, coaches, families, officials, essential personnel, and credentialed media. Fans will not be allowed to attend.

SWAC Baketball Tournament closed to general public

Southern University will host the 2020 Cricket Wireless SWAC Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals.

LSU Board of Supervisors approves 6-year, $42M contract for Ed Orgeron

The LSU Board of Supervisors voted to approve contracts for LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron and newly-hired defensive coordinator Bo Pelini Friday, March 6.

Drew Brees gets a buzz for charity

The future Hall of Fame quarterback shaved his head in Boston for charity.

LSU football officially hires Scott Linehan as passing coordinator

Multiple media outlets report LSU has hired former Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan to replace Joe Brady as the team’s passing game coordinator.

Drew Brees says he wants to return to the New Orleans Saints in Instagram post

Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees said he will return to the New Orleans Saints for the 2020 NFL season in an Instagram post on Feb. 18.

  NSU coach suspended for a week after DWI arrest

“I made a poor decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking alcohol," Brad Laird says in statement of apology

Mickey Wright, golf great and early LPGA force, dies at 85

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright has died. Her attorney says she died Monday of a heart attack Monday.

LSU struggles with shooting in loss to Auburn

The LSU women’s basketball team struggled shooting the ball in a loss to Auburn on the road Sunday, Feb. 16.

Southern falls to Alabama St., Grambling in Andre Dawson Classic

The Southern baseball team suffered its first losses of the season Sunday, Feb. 16, falling to Alabama State and Grambling in the Andre Dawson Classic.

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, tells SI he’s going to LSU

Shareef O’Neal, the son of LSU legend, Shaquille O’Neal, has told Sports Illustrated he is going to LSU.

  KSLA Salutes: Shreveport Mudbugs visit Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

“They protect us and that’s something that’s really important for our country and that’s why we’re able to play hockey. I mean I’m thankful for it and I know all the guys here are also thankful for it.”

LSU diver moves closer to Olympic dream

LSU swimming and diving member Juan Celaya-Hernandez will spend part of his summer in Tokyo. Not for a study abroad program, but as a member of Mexico’s Olympic team.

  DeSoto agrees to invest $1.9M in Mansfield High stadium

Phase I calls for installation of chairback seats on the home team, or west, side

Games scheduled for East Texas roller derby league for first time in three years

For the first time in three years, the East Texas Bombers, roller derby league has games booked for this season.

Important NFL Offseason Dates

Super Bowl LIV is in the rear view mirror and all eyes now shift to the NFL’s offseason. While there are no games to be played until September and even preseason is still six months away in August, there is plenty for fans to monitor in the interim.

President Trump tweets support for Pete Rose into HOF

The President made the case that Rose, who is currently banned, should be in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

  Former player’s death emotionally rocks the NSU family

Wade Williams is the Natchitoches school’s second graduate in 40 days to have died in a plane crash

Ten years ago today, the Saints won Super Bowl XLIV

On Feb. 7, 2010, the New Orleans Saints did the unimaginable.

Focus now turns to 2021 recruiting class for LSU Tigers

LSU has four commits in 2021 class

Vanderbilt baseball picked to win 2020 SEC Championship

Vanderbilt University has been picked to win the 2020 Southeastern Conference Championship as voted on by the league’s 14 head coaches.