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Get your first look at the rebranded Caesars Superdome

Posted 10:32 AM 7/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ORLEANS - The Saints gave fans their first glimpse of what the newly-rebranded Superdome will look like this season. 

The team shared photos and video of new 3D renderings showing off what the Caesars Superdome will look like. 

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7/23/2021

Minnesota Vikings assistant coach Rick Dennison out after refusing COVID vaccine

Minnesota Vikings assistant coach Rick Dennison out after refusing COVID vaccine

Posted 2:16 PM 7/23/2021 by Mallory Panzavecchia

EAGAN, Minn.-Minnesota Vikings assistant coach Rick Dennison parted ways with the team after he refused to get the COVID vaccine.

Dennison is believed to be the first NFL position coach to leave his team over his refusal to get the vaccine. Assistant offensive line coach, Phil Rauscher (More)

7/22/2021

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

Posted 1:28 PM 7/22/2021 by Associated Press

NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn’t get paid that week.

“As we learned last year, we can play a full season if we maintain a firm commitment to adhering to our health (More)

7/21/2021

Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle talks with Matt Trent about possible SEC expansion with Texas & Oklahoma

Posted 6:24 PM 7/21/2021 by WBRZ Sports

Just moments before Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher hit the podium, Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle broke the news that Texas and Oklahoma have reached out to the SEC about possible membership.

An announcement could come within a couple of weeks concerning the potential addition of the Longhorns and Sooners to the conference which would give the league a whopping 16 teams.

7/20/2021

Milwaukee Bucks win NBA title game over Phoenix

Milwaukee Bucks win NBA title game over Phoenix

Posted 9:57 PM 7/20/2021 by Michael R Cauble

The Milwaukee Bucks won their first team title in 50 years behind a 50 point performance from one of the games emerging superstars.

Giannis Antentokounmpo was the series MVP and led the way with 50 points, 14 rebound and five blocks as the Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 in game six of (More)

7/19/2021

SEC commissioner says games won't be rescheduled over COVID this fall

SEC commissioner says games won't be rescheduled over COVID this fall

Posted 2:42 PM 7/19/2021 by WBRZ Staff

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said Monday that the conference will not reschedule games because of potential coronavirus outbreaks this fall, saying the decision to get vaccinated will fall on each team. 

Several games were rescheduled during last year's shortened football season (More)

7/15/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Dutchtown Griffins

Posted 7:05 PM 7/15/2021 by WBRZ Sports

Tons of questions surround Guy Mistretta in his 5th season at the helm of Dutchtown. The Griffins still don't have a quarterback yet with the race between Pierson Parent and Sean Winfield looking as though it could come down to the season opener. 

A six win season in 2020 should be duplicated if the Griffins continue to rely on four star running back and Tennessee commit Dylan Sampson. A first team all state selection, he should be primed for another breakout year.

7/13/2021

Saints announce 2021 training camp dates

Saints announce 2021 training camp dates

Posted 5:04 PM 7/13/2021 by Reggie Chatman

NEW ORLEANS- With the first preseason game 32 days away, the New Orleans Saints announced their Training Camp Schedule on Tuesday.

Seven of the practices will be open to the public for the first time since 2019. The first public viewing of practice will be Friday, July 30 at 9:30 a.m. (More)...

7/12/2021

LSU pitchers Jaden Hill and Landon Marceaux both drafted to MLB

LSU pitchers Jaden Hill and Landon Marceaux both drafted to MLB

Posted 8:20 PM 7/12/2021 by Reggie Chatman

LSU pitcher Jaden Hill was selected in the second round with the 44th overall pick by the Colorado Rockies in the 2021 MLB Draft.

Hill was a projected first round pick, before tearing his UCL during the 2021 season. He finished his junior season 2-3 with a 6.67 ERA in 7 appearances.

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7/11/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Belaire Bengals

Posted 5:45 PM 7/11/2021 by WBRZ Sports

When you win just 5 games in six seasons, a change is very much needed. Belaire made the decision to hire Byron Wade in the summer of 2020 and it paid huge dividends. The Bengals, despite going 2-6, made the playoffs for the first time in 17 years in a wild and crazy COVID season.

In year two under Wade, Belaire will return fifteen total starters and 16 seniors who all were four year starters.

7/10/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Madison Prep Chargers

Posted 5:52 PM 7/10/2021 by WBRZ Sports

The defending 3A state champ Madison Prep Chargers have a simple formula for success in 2021. Quarterback and U-L commit Zeon Chriss runs the offense. Four star defensive end Quency Wiggins runs the defense. Those two will have to be figureheads if the Chargers want to make a repeat run to another gold trophy, especially with just 5 total starters returning off last year's squad.

7/8/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Scotlandville Hornets

Posted 10:16 PM 7/7/2021 by WBRZ Sports

Scotlandville returns seven offensive starters that made it to the state quarterfinals in 2020. The focal point will be junior quarterback Zae Teasett who already holds offers from Arkansas and Ole Miss. The Hornets will be a little short handed on the defensive side with just two returning starters but the supreme athleticism on both sides of the football should lend itself to a deep playoff run in 2021.

7/7/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: East Iberville Tigers

Posted 10:25 PM 7/6/2021 by WBRZ Sports

When Justin Joseph took over as head man of East Iberville last year he knew that the groundwork had already been laid for the Tigers so he didn't really have to do much work. And it showed in their 8-and-2 season.

Joseph had been a long time assistant and took advantage of 17 seniors on (More)

7/5/2021

Sports2-a-Days Preview: Southern Lab Kittens

Posted 9:49 PM 7/5/2021 by WBRZ Sports

Sixteen starters return for Southern Lab, a team that made the state semi finals for the third straight year in 2020. Four year starter at quarterback Angelo Izzard will have tons of weapons like Shawn Bates at running back to help lead the Kittens to another deep playoff run.

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