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  • NFL hopefuls train at Traction in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 11:16 PM 4/22/2014

    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.

  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay

    Updated: 11:08 PM 4/22/2014

    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 probation status with... (More)
  • LSU pitches second straight shutout, beats Tulane 6-0

    LSU pitches second straight shutout, beats Tulane 6-0

    Updated: 10:50 PM 4/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU pitching staff threw its second consecutive shutout and Tiger batters combined for 14 hits against Tulane's best pitcher as LSU topped the Green Wave 6-0 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. Jake Fraley led the way for the Tiger batters, going 3-4 with 3... (More)
  • LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

    LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

    Updated: 6:42 AM 4/22/2014

    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 Tigers... (More)
  • LSU Wrestling founder Dale Ketelsen remembered by loved ones

    Updated: 11:42 PM 4/21/2014

    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:... (More)
  • Southern hoops head coach Banks agrees to new deal with Jags

    Southern hoops head coach Banks agrees to new deal with Jags

    Updated: 11:16 PM 4/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Following a successful season and a tumultuous offseason, Southern University announced an agreement in principle to retain Roman Banks as the men's basketball head coach. Banks, the 2013 SWAC coach of the year, spoke with Texas A&M about an assistant coaching job with the Aggies but... (More)
  • Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

    Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

    Updated: 9:26 AM 4/21/2014

    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)
  • LSU coaching legend remembered through his loved ones

    LSU coaching legend remembered through his loved ones

    Updated: 6:35 AM 4/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - When Dale Ketelson stepped foot in Louisiana, there was no wrestling program at LSU...so he helped build one. The former Iowa State wrestler and All-American was the first Tiger wrestling coach, and he's remembered through his loved ones and former athletes even after his death last... (More)
  • LSU's Courville claims individual championship

    LSU's Courville claims individual championship

    Updated: 3:32 PM 4/20/2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - A day after helping LSU achieve its highest finish at the NCAA Gymnastics Team Finals(also known as the "Super Six"), junior Rheagan Courville locked up her second straight vault national championship. The title was LSU's tenth national championship in school history. Courville shares the title... (More)
  • Saints bring back WR Meachem

    Saints bring back WR Meachem

    Updated: 11:02 PM 4/18/2014

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem is entering his eighth NFL season and seventh with New Orleans. He played in 15 games last season, starting five, and caught 16 passes for... (More)

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