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  • Biloxi moving quickly on baseball stadium plans

    October 17, 2013 8:43 AM

    BILOXI, Miss.- Plans for the new minor league baseball stadium presented to the Biloxi Development Review Committee haven't changed much from the original renderings. Leigh Jaunsen, an architect with Dale Partners Architects, says the plan shows "a solid, urban, historic-looking ballpark." The DRC meeting on Wednesday was just a week... more »
  • Groups protest Jindal opposition to oil and gas lawsuit

    August 28, 2013 11:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Environmental and pubic interest groups are lashing out at Governor Jindal over his opposition to a lawsuit against oil and gas companies. The lawsuit was filed last month by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, saying oil and gas activity contributed to the erosion of the... more »
  • Prepping for a truncated season

    January 8, 2013 10:36 AM

    UNDATED - Many NHL players continue to filter back to North American from Europe to prepare for an abbreviated season. The league and players are frantically trying to get ready for camp this weekend after the two sides reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday morning. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly... more »
  • Poor start has SEC staggering into league play

    January 7, 2013 4:41 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Southeastern Conference has taken a major step backward since last year, when it was the home of the national champion and had the most NBA draft picks of any league. The SEC enters league play Tuesday with a losing record against each of the other five... more »
  • NHL labor talks break off after 1 hour

    December 6, 2012 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Talks in the NHL labor fight broke down after just one hour Thursday night, and it isn't known when the league and the players' association would get back together. After several hours of waiting for discussions to resume for a third straight day, the conversations didn't go... more »
  • Professional leagues plan to play after superstorm

    October 30, 2012 4:20 PM

    NEW YORK - With much of the Northeast immersed in the recovery from superstorm Sandy's devastating blow, the NFL and NBA plan to carry on with their schedules. The New York City Marathon is still hoping that the course will be clear by Sunday and runners will be able... more »
  • Ibanez homers twice, Yanks sting O's in 12th

    October 11, 2012 10:27 AM

    NEW YORK - Raul Ibanez lined a ninth-inning home run while pinch hitting for slumping Alex Rodriguez, then hit a leadoff homer in the 12th, giving the New York Yankees a stunning 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their AL division series.... more »
  • Astros fall to Pirates, 6-2

    September 5, 2012 10:50 AM

    PITTSBURGH - Andrew McCutchen had his major league-leading sixth four-hit game of the season and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Houston Astros 6-2 on Tuesday night. Brock Holt added four hits in just his third major league start and Wandy Rodriguez (10-13) scattered... more »
  • Giants with some breathing room

    August 24, 2012 10:54 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The streaking Giants will be gunning for a fourth straight victory tonight when they host the wild card-leading Braves. San Francisco has opened up a three-game lead over second-place Los Angeles in the NL West. The Dodgers are 1 1-2 games behind St. Louis in the... more »
  • NL tops AL 8-0 in All-Star Game

    July 11, 2012 10:36 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Former Southeastern Louisiana pitcher Wade Miley, representing the Arizona Diamondbacks, appeared in his first Major League All-Star Game Tuesday. The left-hander from Loranger, La., faced a pair of batters to begin the ninth inning. Miley surrendered a lead-off single to the Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer,... more »
  • Sheets confident in second start for Miss. Braves

    July 10, 2012 10:29 AM

    PEARL, Miss. - St. Amant native Ben Sheets gave up three runs in 5 2-3 innings during his second start with the Double-A Mississippi Braves. The four-time All-Star threw 89 pitches, including 58 strikes Monday night in the Southern League game against Birmingham. Only two of the runs were... more »
  • Major League Baseball enters All-Star break

    July 9, 2012 9:06 AM

    KANSAS CITY - Baseball's best are en route to Kansas City for Tuesday's All-Star game, the midsummer classic. It's been a memorable first half featuring five no-hitters, including two perfect games. Going into the break, there are several surprising division leaders that have raised eyebrows around the game: ... more »
  • Few Tigers headed to major league

    June 7, 2012 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Major League Baseball Draft left the Tiger baseball team relatively unscathed, as only five Tigers were drafted over the three-day period. Tiger slugger Raph Rhymes who was selected in the 30th round by the New York Yankees has already said he will be coming back... more »
  • NBA Summer League debut for Mitchell

    July 12, 2010 5:40 PM

    Former LSU standout Tasmin Mitchell makes his NBA Summer League debut Tuesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mitchell was a first-team All-SEC pick in 2009 and made the second-team in 2010. The former Tiger forward finished his career at LSU as the third leading scorer all-time for LSU. Another... more »
  • Hornets finalize deal with Thunder

    July 8, 2010 4:16 PM

    The trade between the New Orleans Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder is now final. The deal sent the rights to Cole Aldrich and Morris Peterson to the Thunder in exchange for the rights to Craig Brackins and Quincy Pondexter. Brackins was the 21st overall selection in the draft. The... more »

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    WASHINGTON - The House approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, many of whom have sought... more »
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    August 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Two celebrity dance instructors made a stop in Baton Rouge to share their talents with young dancers. Victor Smalley and Angel Armas... more »