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  • Southern focusing on finishing strong

    Updated: 8:56 AM 10/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - As Southern welcomes Alabama State into town, the two teams couldn't be heading in more opposite direction. The Jags, who are 4-1 in the SWAC, are on an impressive three game winning streak. The Hornets, who sit at 3-3 in the conference, are on a three... (More)
  • Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force World Series Game 7

    Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force World Series Game 7

    Updated: 8:54 AM 10/29/2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the... (More)
  • New and improved Smoothie King Center unveiled

    Updated: 6:29 AM 10/29/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans dominated in their home opener Tuesday night, but the team's stellar play wasn't all that impressed fans. The Smoothie King Center received a facelift during the offseason. The renovations include a kids zone, interactive games throughout the arena and new sports bar.... (More)
  • Davis power Pelicans past Magic, 101-84 in season opener

    Davis power Pelicans past Magic, 101-84 in season opener

    Updated: 1:39 AM 10/29/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 26 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans opened the regular season with a 101-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. Ryan Anderson, coming back from surgery on a herniated disk that cost him more than half of... (More)
  • Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list

    Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list

    Updated: 8:41 PM 10/28/2014

    Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven Top 25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was released Tuesday night. The selection committee will pick the four teams to play in the national semifinals... (More)
  • Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time

    Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time

    Updated: 6:42 PM 10/28/2014

    WASHINGTON - Federal regulators say it's illegal to fly drones or model planes near stadiums and that violators can face up to a year. The Federal Aviation Administration posted an updated notice to pilots online this week warning that drones and remotely controlled aircraft are included in a prohibition on... (More)
  • LSU's Alleva to fans: I get it, but stay in your seats

    LSU's Alleva to fans: I get it, but stay in your seats

    Updated: 4:50 PM 10/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is asking fans not to storm the field should the Tigers defeat Alabama in the next home game. LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva said Tuesday, fans should celebrate in their seats and not on the field. Following Saturday's defeat of Ole Miss,... (More)
  • Rebels, Tigers game features interception leaders

    Rebels, Tigers game features interception leaders

    Updated: 3:21 PM 10/28/2014

    AUBURN, AL - The Auburn-Mississippi game will feature two of the national leaders in interceptions. Senquez Golson is tied for the national lead with eight picks for No. 7 Ole Miss going into Saturday night's clash of SEC West powers. No. 4 Auburn's Jonathan Jones is tied for third with... (More)
  • NCAA graduation rates improve as critics cry foul

    NCAA graduation rates improve as critics cry foul

    Updated: 12:13 PM 10/28/2014

    INDIANAPOLIS - College athletes are graduating at record numbers and with better rates than non-athletes, according to new statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA. The annual report shows 84 percent of freshmen players who entered school in 2007-08 earned degrees within six years. That's a 2 percentage point increase over... (More)
  • ULL, LSU, Southern players earn LSWA honors

    ULL, LSU, Southern players earn LSWA honors

    Updated: 10:37 AM 10/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Two offensive explosions and a stellar defensive effort earned football players from Louisiana-Lafayette, LSU and Southern University this week's Louisiana College Player of the Week honors as given by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on Monday. Elijah McGuire helped the Cajuns to a 55-40 win over Arkansas... (More)