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  • Hundreds turn out for funeral of high school football player

    August 6, 2017 1:59 PM

    ECRU, Miss. - Hundreds of people turned out to mourn a Mississippi high school football player who died after his team's first preseason practice. WTVA-TV reports that a funeral for Ty Rayford was held at noon Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church in Ecru. His friends and family, including... more »
  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

    June 26, 2017 1:08 PM

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse. Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday.... more »
  • Louisiana governor expands law backed by former Saints star

    June 21, 2017 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to expand a law championed by beloved former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason that gives terminally-ill patients access to experimental treatments. The governor has signed into law a bill broadening Louisiana's Right to Try Act to include robotic... more »
  • Retrial denied for killer of NFL's Will Smith

    April 19, 2017 1:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana judge has denied a new trial for the killer of retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. State District Judge Camille Buras rejected numerous defense arguments for a new trial, including the claim of a newly found witness who said he heard more than two... more »
  • Ex-NFL player driving truck that ran over, killed daughter

    April 15, 2017 12:29 PM

    PHOENIX - Authorities say a former NFL player was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home. The Arizona Republic reports that police say Todd Heap was behind the wheel of the truck when he accidentally struck the girl while... more »
  • April 19 sentencing for killer of ex-Saints star Will Smith

    March 30, 2017 12:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors and defense attorneys have agreed on an April 19 sentencing date for the New Orleans man convicted of killing former Saints star Will Smith last year. The sentencing date for 29-year-old Cardell Hayes was set Thursday in state Judge Camille Buras's courtroom. Smith was shot to... more »
  • Witness: Ex-NFL star shot at men after spilled drink in club

    March 20, 2017 2:08 PM

    BOSTON - A witness against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has told the jury at his double-murder trial that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a Boston nightclub. Former Hernandez friend Alexander Bradley testified Monday about the shootings July 16,... more »
  • Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

    January 22, 2017 1:22 PM

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents. Highway patrol spokesman Jacobo Mateo says Ventura died on a highway leading to the town of Juan Adrian, about... more »
  • Championship memorabilia stolen from former LSU player's home

    January 3, 2017 12:21 PM

    SHREVEPORT – A former LSU football player took to social media after being robbed of several items of championship memorabilia in hopes of finding the person responsible. Seth Fruge, a walk-on player of the LSU football team from 2009 to 2013, posted on Facebook Monday night that he had... more »
  • Brother of former NFL player fatally shot in east New Orleans

    December 26, 2016 2:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – A man found fatally shot in east New Orleans has been identified as the brother of a former NFL player. WWL reports that 38-year-old Robert Smith, the brother of former New York Jets wide receiver Courtney Smith, was found lying in the front yard of a... more »
  • Guice receives SEC offensive player honors

    November 28, 2016 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU running back Derrius Guice was named the SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week and was named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It's the third Player of the Week honor Guice earned this year. During the season, seven... more »
  • Lauren Holiday, U.S. soccer player, gives birth weeks before brain surgery

    October 7, 2016 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Lauren Holiday, a soccer player of the U.S. women's national team and wife of NBA player Jure Holiday, gave birth this week, just weeks away from brain surgery. It was revealed earlier last month that Lauren would need brain surgery to remove a tumor, but surgery... more »
  • FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

    August 31, 2016 11:27 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing Rudolph and sixth-grader Bo Paske having lunch Tuesday at Tallahassee's Montford... more »
  • EBR schools say equipment in compliance after player's injury Play Video

    May 5, 2016 11:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high school football player remains in the hospital after a serious injury incurred during a practice Wednesday afternoon . Sources said Marcus Thomas, number 37, is in ICU at an area hospital. Thomas, who will be a junior in the fall at Scotlandville High, is... more »
  • NFL players question teams' attitudes on health

    January 31, 2016 3:35 PM

    An Associated Press survey of 100 NFL players finds that fewer than half think the league's clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes' best interests at heart when it comes to health and safety. The divide between older and younger players is striking. Barely a third of the players... more »
  • College football player killed after burglary attempt

    August 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor, of... more »
  • Video shows LSU's Derrius Guice being taken away in ambulance Play Video

    July 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed a football player was taken by EMS from practice Wednesday. Michael Bonnette said the 18-year-old player was taken to the hospital around 5:30 p.m. from LSU's indoor practice facility. Bonnette did not say why the player was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Former LSU basketball player found dead in pool

    August 11, 2014 6:29 AM

    PONCHATOULA - Ponchatoula police are investigating the death of former LSU and University of New Orleans basketball player Matt Derenbecker. Police Chief Bry says Derenbecker was found dead Sunday morning in a pool at a friend's house. Layrisson says there appeared to be no foul play. An autopsy will be... more »

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