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Yankees' Pineda suspended for pine tar

Yankees' Pineda suspended for pine tar

Posted 12:23 PM 4/24/2014

BOSTON- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended for 10 games for using pine tar to help him grip the ball.

The commissioner's office announced the penalty Thursday.

Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night's loss at Boston after umpires found the pine tar on his neck.

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Local golfers take part in Zurich pro-am

Local golfers take part in Zurich pro-am

Posted 9:34 PM 4/23/2014 by Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - The Zurich Classic golf tournament doesn't begin until Thursday, but the festivities are already underway, including the pro-am at the University Club Wednesday in Baton Rouge. 

Former LSU standouts littered the field, as Andrew Loupe, Ken Looper and John Peterson all played the event. 

They'll join former University High standout Patrick Reed in the Zurich field starting Thursday at 7am. 

4/22/2014

NFL hopefuls train at Traction in Baton Rouge

Posted 9:19 PM 4/22/2014 by Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Traction center for sports excellence has trained athletes getting ready for the draft, like Jarvis Landry, after running a 4. 78 at the combine, lowering his time to 4.51 at his pro day, and Southern's Dray Joseph, who threw in front of 18 NFL scouts, trying to inch his way into the late rounds and a pro football career.

Sports 2's Brian Holland explores the regiment offered by this local training center.

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Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay

Posted 3:53 AM 4/23/2014 by Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention. 

After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars (More)

4/21/2014

LSU Wrestling founder Dale Ketelsen remembered by loved ones

Posted 9:46 PM 4/21/2014 by Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Last month, Dale Ketelsen - a trailblazer in Louisiana wrestling and the founder of LSU's wrestling program in the 1960's - passed away in March, but his memory lives on through his family and pupils who said "Coach K" was truly one-of-a-kind.

Below is his obituary:

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4/22/2014

LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

Posted 4:42 AM 4/22/2014 by Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Following a banner season for the LSU gymnastics team, the Tigers earned a few more awards as head coach DD Breaux was named the national coach of the year. 

In addition, the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women named Jay Clark and Bob Moore, both (More)

4/21/2014

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

Posted 7:26 AM 4/21/2014 by Brian Mahoney

NEW YORK - The New York Knicks have fired Mike Woodson after falling from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season. New team president Phil Jackson made the decision Monday, saying in a statement "the time has come for change throughout the franchise." This is the first (More)

4/18/2014

Tulsa hires Missouri head coach Haith

Tulsa hires Missouri head coach Haith

Posted 8:59 PM 4/18/2014 by JOHN TRANCHINA

TULSA, Ok. - Tulsa has hired Frank Haith as its men's basketball coach after he spent the last three years at Missouri. The 48-year-old Haith said Friday that the move came quickly. He says he was contacted Thursday and got more and more interested, particularly by the school's (More)

4/17/2014

Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

Posted 4:55 AM 4/17/2014 by Jacques Billeaud

PHOENIX, AZ- Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. A judge began a hearing on the subject (More)

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