Updated: 3:00 PM 8/22/2014INDIANAPOLIS - New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees should be back at his old job Saturday night, leading the Saints prolific offense against Indianapolis. Colts receiver Reggie Wayne hopes he'll be lucky enough to play. Brees has recovered from a strained left oblique muscle in time to play in the most... (More)
Updated: 2:01 PM 8/22/2014Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU... (More)
Updated: 8:08 AM 8/22/2014MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward and New Orleans native Thaddeus Young as part... (More)
Updated: 7:05 PM 8/21/2014CENTRAL - The Central Wildcats have plenty of talent on their 2014 team - indicated by two of their standouts who have their eyes on college football next year. Terrell Chatman, committed to the University of Miami, and Kevin Henry, committed to LSU, are not only competitors pushing each... (More)
Updated: 10:21 AM 8/21/2014BRISTOL, Conn. - Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start has drawn record television ratings for the Little League World Series. ESPN said Thursday her team's game earned the highest ever preliminary rating for the event on the network. The 8-1 loss by Davis' Philadelphia squad to Las Vegas on Wednesday... (More)
Updated: 8:44 AM 8/21/2014
BATON ROUGE - In the finale of the series, Sports 2's Brian Holland takes you behind the scenes and into the LSU equipment room to show you how the Tigers dress out for the big game.
While some teams like to use new, flashy uniforms, LSU leans towards a more traditional look.
But could there be changes for that stylish uniform when the Tigers run out of the tunnel for their first game?
Click on the video to find out more.
Updated: 8:44 AM 8/21/2014NEW YORK - Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, valued at $3.2 billion. Only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among global... (More)
Updated: 3:27 PM 8/20/2014BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums. Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."... (More)
Updated: 12:42 PM 8/20/2014FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance - usually 33 yards - were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason. The 94.3 percent success rate (133 of 141) was below the regular season rate (99.6 percent) from 2013 when... (More)
Updated: 8:16 AM 8/20/2014
HAMMOND - The Southeastern football team has its sights set on an FCS championship this year, and their defense could get a big boost as three defensive backs from LSU have joined the team and will play this season.
Derrick Raymond, Micah Eugene and JQ Sandolph have all traded purple and gold for green and gold: Sports 2's Brian Holland tells us why each of those players decided to make that move.