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LSU safety Craig Loston named to Thorpe Award watch list

The pre-season accolades continue to roll in for LSU safety Craig Loston as the senior was named to his third watch list when the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to college football’s top defensive back, unveiled its list of candidat

Pelicans acquire Tyreke Evans and Jeff Withey In three-team trade

The New Orleans Pelicans acquired guard Tyreke Evans from the Sacramento Kings and center Jeff Withey from the Portland Trail Blazers in a three-team trade, it was announced today by General Manager Dell Demps.

Dream Date: Lolo Jones agrees to date with college student Bubby Lyles

July 5, 2013 Lyles tells NBC33 News that Lolo Jones' agent has been in contact with him and the parties are "setting something up." July 3, 2013

Tigers embarking on pro baseball careers with minor league assignments

-- Ten former LSU players have been assigned to minor league teams as they begin their careers in professional baseball.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named Baseball America National Freshman of the Year

The honor marked the third such award for Bregman, who was named National Freshman Player of the Year last month by Collegiate Baseball magazine and by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

LSU to host 7-on-7 passing and lineman camp July 20

The LSU 7-on-7 Passing Camp will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the LSU’s Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

New Orleans sportscaster Kenny Wilkerson dies from complications caused by long battle with cancer

Longtime New Orleans sportscaster and award-winning journalist Kenneth Wilkerson died Monday in his Pearl River home due to complications from a lingering battle with cancer.

Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

LSU baseball attendance No. 1 for 18th straight year

LSU is No. 1 in the final 2013 college baseball attendance rankings, marking the 18th straight season in which the Tigers have led the nation in total attendance.

Baton Rouge to host national dancesport championship; first time in Louisiana

The 2013 National DanceSport Championship competition for the Senior IV age division will be held in Baton Rouge on June 28-29. This will be the first time a national championship event in dancesport has been held in Louisiana.