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  • Nine Tigers listed on Preseason All-SEC teams

    July 18, 2013 10:36 AM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Sportswriters picked nine LSU Tigers for the Preseason All-Southeastern Conference football teams at this week's SEC Media Days. LSU players ranked high defensively, with defensive tackle Anthony Johnson and safety Craig Loston making the preseason first team. Linebacker Lamin Barrow was named to the second team,... more »
  • Playoff architects won't be allowed to pick teams

    May 29, 2013 4:18 PM

    DESTIN, Fla. - The conference commissioners who put together the College Football Playoff will not be allowed to serve on the committee that selects the teams that will play in it. Executive director Bill Hancock says the commissioners are still working on the structure of the selection committee for the... more »
  • NFL reminds teams of anti-discrimination policy

    April 29, 2013 10:42 AM

    NEW YORK - The NFL has distributed a document to its teams reiterating its anti-discrimination policy on sexual orientation. A memo sent Monday by Commissioner Roger Goodell to ownership, front-office personnel and coaches says: "Please ensure that this document is made available to all players and staff." It includes a... more »
  • Plenty of ranked teams in action

    March 14, 2013 10:37 AM

    UNDATED - If number of ranked teams means anything, the Big East tournament is the one to watch as college basketball conference tournament play picks up today. The Big East has six of the top 25 teams in action at Madison Square Garden including a pair of match-ups of ranked... more »
  • How many players will change teams?

    February 21, 2013 10:31 AM

    UNDATED - The NBA trade deadline is this afternoon at 3 p.m. Eastern time and there's usually a flurry of deals just before the deadline. A person familiar with the situation says the Houston Rockets have reached separate agreements on trades that will send Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney... more »
  • More training camps opening

    January 14, 2013 10:48 AM

    UNDATED - The Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes are among the NHL teams to have their first practices today. Many teams went back to work yesterday after the 113-day NHL lockout officially ended. There's not much time to get ready for a 48-game sprint of a season -... more »
  • La. deploys emergency teams to NY, NJ

    November 7, 2012 3:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team of five Louisiana emergency managers, including the head of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, have been deployed to New York to assist officials there in responding to Hurricane Sandy. In addition, two GOHSEP staffers who had been working in Pennsylvania travelled... more »
  • La. crews heading to northeast for Sandy

    October 29, 2012 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers, emergency responders and others from Louisiana are heading to the northeast to put their experience with hurricanes to use as Hurricane Sandy nears landfall. Both Entergy and DEMCO utility companies have hundreds of line workers either on their way or prepared to join crews from... more »
  • LSU, Alabama top preseason coaches All-SEC teams

    July 13, 2012 9:43 AM

    BIRMINGHAM - Alabama and LSU are in a dead heat once again. The defending national champion Crimson Tide and reigning Southeastern Conference champ Tigers each placed 11 players on the preseason Coaches All-SEC teams. The league released the teams today. The Tigers have a league-high seven first-team picks.... more »
  • Search teams suspend operations at stricken ship

    January 18, 2012 6:34 AM

    ROME (AP) - Search teams have suspended operations after an enormous cruise ship grounded and partially submerged off the coast of Tuscany shifted under turbulent seas. The Costa Concordia cruise liner had more than 4,200 passengers and crew on board when it slammed into the reef Friday off the tiny... more »
  • 6 Scouts missing after camping trip to Ark. forest

    May 2, 2011 3:53 PM

    LODI, Ark. - Boy Scouts officials in Louisiana say search teams have not been in contact with six boys and two adults believed to be stranded by high water in an Arkansas forest. Art Hawkins of the Evangeline Area Council in Lafayette, La., says the eight have not been... more »
  • La. sending search team to Alabama

    May 2, 2011 10:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is sending a 120-person search team to help with recovery efforts in storm-ravaged areas of Alabama. State police said in a news release that the Urban Search and Rescue team began preparations on Sunday for deployment to Tuscaloosa. State police Superintendent Mike Edmonson says... more »

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