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LSU

LSU to save big money on new assistant coaches' deals

LSU to save big money on new assistant coaches' dealsLSU athletic director Joe Alleva got a steal on new defensive coordinator Kevin Steele, relatively speaking, but he still has an extra coach drawing a salary while not coaching.
  • LSU
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Pelicans

Davis' dunks aplenty lead Pelicans past 76ers, 99-74

Davis' dunks aplenty lead Pelicans past 76ers, 99-74Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
  • Pelicans
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
LSU

LSU ranked 2nd in preseason baseball poll

LSU ranked 2nd in preseason baseball pollFans of LSU baseball are used to the Tigers competing at the highest levels and advancing to the College World Series with regularity.
  • LSU
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Saints

What they're saying about the Benson family feud

What they're saying about the Benson family feudA list of some of the headlines surrounding the Benson saga.
  • Saints
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Saints

Attorney: Tom Benson's recent moves not rational

Attorney: Tom Benson's recent moves not rationalAn attorney has released a statement on behalf of Rita Benson LeBlanc and her family against her grandfather, Saints owner Tom Benson.
  • Saints
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Pelicans

Pelicans notch first 3-game win streak of year

Pelicans notch first 3-game win streak of yearAnthony Davis came up big on both ends with the game on the line helping the New Orleans Pelicans hold off the Dallas Mavericks 109-106.
  • Pelicans
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
LSU

LSU undefeated since athletic director's criticism

LSU undefeated since athletic director's criticismOne of the most rewarding aspects of being a columnist is when one is told he or she is right – be that directly or indirectly.
  • LSU
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
News

Fans saddened by Benson family feud

Fans saddened by Benson family feudFans saddened by Benson family fued
  • News
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
LSU

LSU baseball a contender again in 2015

LSU baseball a contender again in 2015LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri knows his team lost some major talent from last year's squad.
  • LSU
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Pels beat Timberwolves, 92-84

Pels beat Timberwolves, 92-84Anthony Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds in the New Orleans Pelicans' 92-84 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Saints

Expert: Proving Benson in poor mental health won't be easy

Expert: Proving Benson in poor mental health won't be easya lawsuit filed today in Orleans Civil District Court claims Benson is in poor physical and mental health and not competent to make decisions on behalf of the Saints, Pelicans and his other business interests.
  • Saints
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Pelicans

Anthony Davis named All-Star starter

Anthony Davis named All-Star starterStephen Curry probably has been the NBA's first-half MVP, and fans took notice.
  • Pelicans
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Tulane

Tulane, NFL star Tommy Mason dies at 75

Tulane, NFL star Tommy Mason dies at 75ommy Mason, a Louisiana native and Tulane star who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1961 NFL draft and went on to an 11-year pro career, has died.
  • Tulane
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
High School

Possible further prep sports split sparks concern

Possible further prep sports split sparks concernThere is a great deal of concern that the Louisiana High School Athletic Association will be split in more than just the sport of football next season.
  • High School
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Saints

Family says Tom Benson not competent, challenges succession plan

Family says Tom Benson not competent, challenges succession planFamily members taken out of the succession plan are challenging Saints owner Tom Benson's mental fitness.
  • Saints
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Saints

Tom Benson's letter to his daughter, grandkids

Tom Benson's letter to his daughter, grandkidsThe text of a letter reported to be from Tom Benson to his daughter Renee and his grandchildren Rita and Ryan.
  • Saints
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Saints

Tom Benson removes granddaughter as Saints heir

Tom Benson removes granddaughter as Saints heirOwner Tom Benson has pulled his granddaughter from the Saints vice chairman of the board position, according to a CBS Sports report.
  • Saints
  • 1 week ago
Pelicans

Davis returns, Pelicans down Lakers 96-80

Davis returns, Pelicans down Lakers 96-80Anthony Davis scored 29 points and blocked four shots in his return from a sprained toe, and the New Orleans Pelicans extended the Los Angeles Lakers' losing streak to a season-long six games, 96-80 on Wednesday night.
  • Pelicans
  • 1 week ago
Lsu

5-star Riverdale recruit Donte Jackson picks LSU

5-star Riverdale recruit Donte Jackson picks LSURiverdale High School star Donte Jackson has committed to play football for LSU.
  • Lsu
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
LSU

LSU beats Florida 79-61

LSU beats Florida 79-61Jarell Martin and Jordan Mickey were dominant in the paint and nearly perfect from the free throw line.
  • LSU
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Saints

Saints fire director of college scouting

Saints fire director of college scoutingThe Saints let go of their director of college scouting, Rick Reiprish and replaced him with former Miami General Manager Jeff Ireland.
  • Saints
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Dennis Allen rejoining Saints in 'senior defensive' role

Dennis Allen rejoining Saints in 'senior defensive' roleThe New Orleans Saints are getting the band back together -- well, kind of.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Pelicans

Knicks end 16-game losing streak in win over Pelicans

Knicks end 16-game losing streak in win over PelicansThe New York Knicks snapped their 16-game losing streak Monday, getting 24 points and nine rebounds from Carmelo Anthony to beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 99-92.
  • Pelicans
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

Saints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl invite

Saints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl inviteSaints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl invite
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
LSU

Tigers try to get right back after disappointing loss

Tigers try to get right back after disappointing lossIt might be good that LSU plays a day earlier than usual on Tuesday at Florida following a disappointing, 67-64, loss at home to Texas A&M on Saturday after holding significant leads late in the game.
  • LSU
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
LSU

LSU basketball team close to being tourney contenders

LSU basketball team close to being tourney contendersJust when you think the LSU basketball team is a legitimate Southeastern Conference contender and NCAA Tournament qualifier, it does what it did Saturday afternoon.
  • LSU
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
LSU

LSU recruiters put on blitz ahead of Signing Day

LSU recruiters put on blitz ahead of Signing DayTweet if you have seen Ed Orgeron recruiting at a high school near you – or a restaurant, or a living room, or a weight room or a parking lot.
  • LSU
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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