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Pelicans to play preseason game in Biloxi, Miss.

The New Orleans Pelicans will play the Atlanta Hawks Sunday, October 13 in a preseason contest Co-Sponsored by Beau Rivage Resort and Casino at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, MS. Tip-off is at 1:00 p.m.

Saints LB could miss season with knee injury

The New Orleans Saints won their third straight preseason game over the weekend, but it didn't come without a price. Reports say LB Will Smith could miss the remainder entire season with a knee injury.

Work finished on Maravich Center's new court design

It wasn’t quite “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” when it came to the playing surface of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, but the LSU Athletic Department was looking for a flashier, new look for the court that will be seen ex

Les Miles radio show starts Wednesday at TJ Ribs on Acadian

The Les Miles Show presented by Capital One Bank will have its 2013 debut on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. from TJ Ribs on Acadian Thruway.

Rickey Jefferson pleads guilty to misdemeanor

LSU freshman safety Rickey Jefferson pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Monday in Jefferson Parish. Jefferson and two others were put on probation for two years for resisting arrest in February.

Southern University to play first game on Reliant Stadium's giant HD screens

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and if they're talking about large screen HDTV’s, they might be right.

LSU track team welcomes former Olympian to coaching staff

The LSU Track & Field program is excited to welcome one of the nation’s rising stars in the coaching ranks as head coach Dennis Shaver announced Tuesday that two-time Olympian Khadevis Robinson has been appointed an assistant coach to

Long-time annoucner Jerry Romig to call last Saints game on August 16

After serving as the public address announcer for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for 44 years and calling 445 games, long-time announcer Jerry Romig will call his final game on Friday, Aug.

LSU’s Aaron Nola selected for Corbett Award as top male amateur athlete in La.

Aaron Nola, the ace pitcher for the LSU baseball team, has been selected as the 2012-13 male winner of the James J. Corbett Award by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

New NFL bag policy to be in effect this year to enhance public safety

The NFL is enhancing its public safety policy this year to include the type of bag you can bring into the stadium. This is a league-wide policy that applies to all stadiums including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.