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  • Saints' new secondary braces for Falcons

    Saints' new secondary braces for Falcons

    Updated: 5:35 PM 12/19/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick says the time he spent practicing alongside safety Pierre Warren in the offseason and training camp appears to be paying off at a crucial time. The two went their separate ways after the preseason, with Frederick joining New Orleans practice squad and Warren getting... (More)
  • Pelicans waive guard Gal Mekel

    Pelicans waive guard Gal Mekel

    Updated: 12:31 PM 12/19/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans have waived point guard Gal Mekel, who was acquired earlier this month. The 6-foot-3, 191-pound Mekel was signed on Dec. 5 and appeared in four games for the Pelicans, averaging 1.5 points and 3.3 assists. A native of Israel, Mekel played in college... (More)
  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    Updated: 11:00 AM 12/19/2014

    BALTIMORE - Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Baltimore almost three months after he was arrested. Phelps entered his plea to a charge of driving under the influence in Baltimore City District Court on Friday morning. He was sentenced to a year and... (More)
  • Blaire Bass: The Auburn Road to Recovery

    Updated: 6:52 AM 12/19/2014

    NEW ROADS, LA - Blaire Bass celebrated signing day like any other high school senior. A big celebration in the gym of her school, Catholic of Pointe Coupee, surrounded by family and friends congratulating her as she signed with Auburn. But the road leading east to Auburn, Alabama was... (More)
  • Outdoors Report: Bow Shopping

    Updated: 6:51 AM 12/19/2014

    PORT ALLEN - Even in the outdoor world there are last minute shoppers looking for the right gift for their kids. John Jackson shows how you can put the perfect bow on your shopping list. Bows are the perfect gift for kids that love outdoors, but maybe your stuck... (More)
  • Pelicans soar past Rockets 99-90

    Pelicans soar past Rockets 99-90

    Updated: 11:12 PM 12/18/2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. The Pelicans trailed by one early in the fourth quarter before using a 7-0 run to take a 79-73 lead... (More)
  • LSU defeats UAB 79-70 on the road

    LSU defeats UAB 79-70 on the road

    Updated: 10:57 PM 12/18/2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Jarell Martin and Keith Hornsby combined to score 49 points to help LSU overcome an early 11-point deficit and defeat UAB 79-70 Thursday night. Martin scored 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Hornsby added 24 points. They combined to score 16 points in the first 8½... (More)
  • Woman sues over elevator shaft fall at Fenway Park

    Woman sues over elevator shaft fall at Fenway Park

    Updated: 2:41 PM 12/18/2014

    BOSTON - A 22-year-old woman who fell two stories down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park and was seriously injured is suing the owner of the Boston Red Sox and an elevator company. Elisabeth Scotland of Brigantine, New Jersey, sued Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston against Fenway Sports Group... (More)
  • LSU football players mull decision to leave early

    LSU football players mull decision to leave early

    Updated: 6:20 AM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles is faced once again of the prospect of players leaving early for the NFL draft, although this year's group of LSU applicants is fewer than the past few seasons. Players like defensive end Danielle Hunter and guard Vadal Alexander have said they'll wait until... (More)
  • LSU holds Gymnastics 101

    Updated: 6:19 AM 12/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - In front of a supportive crowd of 1,308 fans inside the Maravich Center, the preseason third-ranked LSU gymnastics team posted a 196.950 at Gymnastics 101 to close out fall practice Wednesday night. Several Tigers performed well in the showcase event, led by Jessie Jordan's team-leading... (More)