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  • Pelicans shock Thunder 101-89

    April 15, 2014 6:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Pelicans are disappointed they missed the playoffs again this year, but the team was able to play spoiler in its final regular season match-up with the playoff-bound Oklahoma City Thunder. New Orleans ended its eight-game losing streak by flying past the Thunder 101-89 Monday night. The... more »
  • Doggone, local K9 gets beat by wire fox terrier at Westminster

    February 12, 2014 1:13 AM

    NEW YORK - A dog from Baton Rouge didn't make the final cut to be crowned America's top dog. Instead of Coco, a Cardigan Welsh corgi from the Capital City, Sky the wire fox terrier won best in show at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night. Sky... more »
  • Gordon earns first win of season

    October 28, 2013 8:50 AM

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jeff Gordon snapped a 32-race winless streak Sunday by using a late pass of Matt Kenseth to win at Martinsville Speedway. The four-time series champion passed Kenseth with 21 laps remaining to take the lead and pick up his eighth career victory at the half-mile oval.... more »
  • Wiebe wins Senior British Open on fifth day

    July 29, 2013 10:35 AM

    SOUTHPORT, England - Mark Wiebe wrapped up the Senior British Open this morning with a win. In the first playoff in the 27-year history of the event, Wiebe outdueled Bernhard Langer for first Senior British Open title. Langer bogeyed his fifth attempt at the 18th hole on Royal Birkdale... more »
  • Two pitchers look for win No. 13

    July 11, 2013 10:36 AM

    UNDATED - There are five day games being played in big league baseball this afternoon. Tampa is out for its seventh straight win and the Rays have just the man for the job on the mound in Matt Moore. He enters the contest against Minnesota with a record of 12-3.... more »
  • Detroit's Scherzer looks to stay perfect

    July 8, 2013 10:11 AM

    UNDATED - Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer is out to get his 14th win of the season tonight against no defeats. Scherzer, who is the first big leaguer since Roger Clemens in 1986 to start a season 13-0, can equal the record Clemens set that season with a win tonight... more »
  • Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon 3rd round

    June 27, 2013 10:00 AM

    LONDON - Five-time champion Serena Williams avoided the kind of early upset that has sent many top players tumbling out of Wimbledon, beating Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the third round. A day after Roger Federer topped the list of big names to go out in the... more »
  • Woman from Vacherie wins Dream Home

    June 15, 2013 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lorette Oubre from Vacherie won the 2013 St. Jude Dream Home Saturday night. The giveaway was televised live from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on channel 2. Oubre was shocked and overjoyed when WBRZ anchors John Pastorek and Sylvia Weatherspoon called her with the news just... more »
  • Rea doubles in MSU's 5-4 win over Beavers at CWS

    June 15, 2013 5:48 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Mississippi State took the lead on Wes Rea's two-run double in the eighth inning, closer Jonathan Holder turned back two Oregon State threats, and the Bulldogs beat the Beavers 5-4 on Saturday in the opening game of the College World Series. The Bulldogs (49-18) advanced to a... more »
  • LSU opens regional with 11-7 win over Jackson State

    May 31, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a quiet week in Hoover, the LSU offense returned to form in its Regional opening win against Jackson State. LSU scored multiple runs in the first, third, fourth and sixth innings. Mason Katz and Jared Foster highlighted the scoring as each hit two-run homers. It... more »
  • Harvick wins Coca-Cola 600 again

    May 27, 2013 9:07 AM

    CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick has won the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in three years, pulling away from runner-up Kasey Kahne on a restart with 11 laps left. Kahne led 156 laps and appeared to have the strongest machine in NASCAR's longest race. But Harvick took the low... more »
  • Casinos win $35.8M less in April than in March

    May 20, 2013 6:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's state-regulated casinos all won less money in April than in March. The drop totals $35.8 million. State police figures show most also won less than they did a year ago. The big exceptions were 8.7 percent one-year increases at both L'Auberge Lake Charles and the slots... more »
  • Kenseth calls harsh penalties 'grossly unfair'

    April 26, 2013 10:06 AM

    RICHMOND - Matt Kenseth says NASCAR's penalties against his team are "grossly unfair" and "borderline shameful." Kenseth's team was hit with some of the harshest penalties NASCAR has handed out Wednesday after his race-winning engine at Kansas failed the post-race inspection. He says one of eight connecting rods on... more »
  • AP Sources: Kenseth's engine fails inspection

    April 24, 2013 9:52 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Associated Press has learned the engine in Matt Kenseth's race-winning car from Kansas failed inspection at NASCAR's Research and Development Center. NASCAR officials were discussing Wednesday what penalties to levy against Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing, according to multiple sources. The engine failed because one of... more »
  • Cardinal fans revel in Louisville NCAA victory

    April 9, 2013 10:39 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky police used pepper spray and an armored car to calm disturbances that erupted at the tail end of celebrations following the Cardinals' NCAA championship win over Michigan. Gatherings were mostly peaceful Monday night following Louisville's 82-76 victory - the school's first title since 1986. Louisville police... more »
  • Women hold off McNeese at LSU

    December 21, 2012 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU was able to hold-off McNeese State Friday afternoon. But not without scaring some fans. The game final: 82-75. Junior forward Theresa Plaisance finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Freshman guard Danielle Ballard scored 21 points for the second straight game. More on... more »
  • La-licensed casinos win $192.9M in November

    December 11, 2012 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's state-licensed casinos took in $192.9 million from gamblers in November, up from October's total of nearly $185 million, and a strong improvement from the $175.3 million in November 2011. Gamblers lost $28.5 million at the only state-licensed land casino, Harrah's in New Orleans. That was up... more »
  • Powerball money will help kids Play Video

    November 28, 2012 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Every dollar spent on lottery tickets in Louisiana will benefit students in public schools, according to lottery officials. "In Louisiana 35 cents of every dollar sold for tickets, including Powerball tickets, is transferred to the state treasury to help fund K-12 public education," said Kelly Spell, Louisiana... more »
  • Miles, Tigers hanging onto slim SEC hopes

    November 12, 2012 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles says LSU is embracing the notion that it still has a chance, albeit an outside chance, to win the Southeastern Conference. Alabama could have locked up the SEC West's title game by beating Texas A&M last Saturday, but the Crimson Tide was upset by Johnny... more »
  • Saban: No. 4 Alabama played poorly last 2 games

    November 12, 2012 4:27 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban puts Alabama's past two games in the same category. He doesn't mean it as a compliment. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide lost for the first time against No. 9 Texas A&M a week after barely beating No. 8 LSU. Saban says Alabama didn't play well as... more »
  • Aggies want to clean up ugly play before hosting LSU

    October 17, 2012 4:15 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M has won five straight games. The last two wins for the 20th-ranked Aggies have been far from perfect. They had six turnovers in a 30-27 win over Ole Miss two weeks ago and piled up 19 penalties in a 59-57 victory against Louisiana Tech... more »
  • Stingy 49ers defense denies Detroit in 27-19 win

    September 17, 2012 10:14 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's stingy defense denied Matthew Stafford another milestone, Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes of 21 and 23 yards from Alex Smith, and the 49ers beat the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night in a September showdown of NFC powers. Smith completed 20 of 31 throws for... more »
  • Sharapova and Williams win

    June 28, 2012 10:59 AM

    WIMBLEDON, England - Women's top-seed Maria Sharapova has advanced at Wimbledon. The reigning French Open champion defeated Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova, 7-6, 6-7, 6-0. The world No. 1 has won 15 of her last 16 Grand Slam matches. Sixth-seed Serena Williams, a four-time winner at Wimbledon, was also a winner today.... more »
  • Former Lady Tiger scores season-high in win against Liberty

    June 22, 2012 7:16 AM

    Seimone Augustus scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Devereaux Peters added a career-best 18, and the Minnesota Lynx got back on track by beating the New York Liberty 102-70 on Thursday night. Taj McWilliams-Franklin added 15 points for Minnesota (11-1), which started the season a WNBA-best 10-0 before losing... more »
  • L.A. Kings win the Stanley Cup

    June 12, 2012 8:36 AM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings have won their first NHL championship, beating the New Jersey Devils 6-1 Monday night in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis scored two goals apiece, and Jonathan Quick made 17 saves in his latest stellar performance... more »
  • Thunder win third straight, lead Spurs 3-2

    June 5, 2012 8:22 AM

    SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 on Monday night and moving within a victory of a series knockout. Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Thunder... more »
  • Tigers coach marks Regional win at Capitol

    June 4, 2012 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers took time before the close of the legislative session Monday to applaud LSU's Regional baseball win this weekend. Coach Paul Mainieri spoke at the session this morning, and said he hopes the Tigers will bring home a seventh national championship title. Mainieri said the... more »
  • Heat takes 2-0 series lead over Celtics with OT win

    May 31, 2012 10:21 AM

    MIAMI - LeBron James scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 and the Miami Heat pulled off the biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 in overtime on Wednesday night. Mario Chalmers scored 22 for the Heat, who took a... more »
  • Kentucky wins 8th national championship

    April 3, 2012 8:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Kentucky won its eighth national championship in New Orleans Monday, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night. The Wildcats (38-2) led by as many as 18 points in the first half and were still up 15 with 5:13 to play. Kansas (32-7), a team... more »
  • Gunfire wounds man during celebration of Ky. Win

    April 3, 2012 7:38 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington police say they haven't made any arrest in a shooting that wounded a man as thousands of people were celebrating Kentucky's win over Kansas for another NCAA title. Lt. Clayton Roberts says the shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. today after some people inside a vehicle... more »
  • Romney looks for Ill. win while Santorum stumbles

    March 20, 2012 6:28 AM

    PEORIA, Ill. - Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are facing off Tuesday in Illinois, a state that was once home to President Barack Obama. Romney was betting his message of economic proficiency would triumph over Santorum's sharply honed conservatism. Both men were competing for 54 delegates in one... more »
  • BP settlement architects hope to win over skeptics

    March 6, 2012 2:44 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The deal is all but done. Now it's time to sell it. Days after they announced a multi-billion dollar settlement, BP PLC and a committee of plaintiffs' attorneys are working out details of an agreement to resolve more than 100,000 claims spawned by the 2010 oil... more »
  • Rhode Island ticket wins $325M Powerball

    February 12, 2012 11:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a ticket bought in Rhode Island won the $325 million multi-state Powerball jackpot, but nobody won the top prizes in Louisiana's Lotto or Easy 5 games. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot falls to $40 million, while estimated jackpots rise to $675,000 for Lotto... more »
  • Romney grinning on way to NH after narrow Iowa win

    January 4, 2012 9:51 AM

    WASHINGTON - A smiling Mitt Romney making his way to New Hampshire told reporters that he spoke with all his GOP rivals except Newt Gingrich on Tuesday night. Romney says he only got about two hours of sleep as the wait for final Iowa caucus results stretched into the early... more »
  • Tiger fans line up to win tickets to BCS National Championship

    December 17, 2011 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of people lined up for their chance to win tickets to see the Tigers take on the Crimson Tide at the BCS National Championship. The line to enter the drawing was so long it wrapped around the parking lot outside the Co-op Bookstore off Burbank Drive.... more »
  • LSU holds off Vanderbilt

    May 27, 2010 11:02 PM

    LSU held off a late push by Vanderbilt to win 7-5 Thursday night. Junior Austin Ross dominated the game giving up only four hits and notching seven strikeouts. The Tigers will be back in action on Saturday and await the winner of the Ole Miss and Auburn matchup set... more »

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