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  • Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

    Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

    Updated: 11:45 AM 1/26/2015

    FALL RIVER, MA - A jury has been seated for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh on Monday seated a jury of 13 women and five men after more than two weeks of jury selection. They were chosen... (More)
  • Saints shine in Pro Bowl

    Saints shine in Pro Bowl

    Updated: 6:08 AM 1/26/2015

    GLENDALE, AZ - The New Orleans Saints had four players selected for this year's NFL Pro Bowl. Three of them shined in Team Irvin's 32-28 win over Team Carter. The brightest was Tight End Jimmy Graham. The Black and Gold's leading receiver caught three passes for 30 yards with... (More)
  • Davis lifts Pelicans over Mavericks 109-106

    Davis lifts Pelicans over Mavericks 109-106

    Updated: 5:49 AM 1/26/2015

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis capped a 28-point, 10-rebound outing with go-ahead free throws in the final seconds and a pivotal steal, and the New Orleans Pelicans won their third straight game, 109-106 over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Tyreke Evans scored 24 points, including a clutch running... (More)
  • Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

    Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

    Updated: 5:25 AM 1/26/2015

    GLENDALE, AZ - The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl. What may be not visible amid all the hoopla is a sobering reality about the Super Bowl host city: Glendale is suffering deep financial issues over its troubled effort to become a... (More)
  • Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68

    Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68

    Updated: 1:47 AM 1/26/2015

    NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden. Tyus Jones scored 22 points... (More)
  • Southern University tops Alabama A&M 65-58

    Updated: 11:01 PM 1/24/2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Joell Hopkins scored 19 points, hitting 5 of 5 from the field and 9 of 10 free throws, to lead Southern University to a 65-58 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Adrian Rodgers added 12 points for the Jaguars (9-12, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who... (More)
  • LSU defeats Vanderbilt in OT 79-75

    LSU defeats Vanderbilt in OT 79-75

    Updated: 8:30 PM 1/24/2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tim Quarterman scored six of his 12 points in overtime, helping LSU rally and beat Vanderbilt 79-75 Saturday for the Tigers' second straight win. LSU (15-4, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) trailed by as much eight in the second half before scoring the final three points of regulation,... (More)
  • Davis, Pelicans grind out win over Timberwolves, 92-84

    Davis, Pelicans grind out win over Timberwolves, 92-84

    Updated: 12:01 AM 1/24/2015

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Newly minted All-Star starter Anthony Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the New Orleans Pelicans avoid what would have been another ugly road loss with a 92-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Eric Gordon scored 20 points and the Pelicans (22-21)... (More)
  • No. 3 LSU Gymnastics cruises past Mizzou 197.350-192.725

    No. 3 LSU Gymnastics cruises past Mizzou 197.350-192.725

    Updated: 11:55 PM 1/23/2015

    BATON ROUGE - The third-ranked LSU gymnastics team soared to a season high score as the Tigers easily defeated Missouri 197.350-192.725 in front of 7,267 fans Friday night in the Maravich Center. Rheagan Courville picked up her first all-around title of the season with a 39.625, and she... (More)
  • Mainieri covers new baseballs, players on Media Day

    Updated: 1:21 PM 1/23/2015

    BATON ROUGE - LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri covered a lot of ground in his Media Day appearance Friday. Mainieri, who is entering his ninth season with LSU, was asked about many new developments coming into the 2015 season including new flat-seamed baseballs which the NCAA voted to... (More)