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Pelicans sign John Salmons

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward John Salmons. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

J.J. Watt, Patrick Peterson to serve as honorary captains for Advocare Texas Kickoff

The former 2011 first-round draft picks both have siblings suiting up for their respective alma maters in the season opener for both schools. Watt’s younger brothers, T.J.

Miles still mum on LSU's starting quarterback

LSU head coach Les Miles still won't reveal who he'll start at quarterback when the Tigers play Wisconsin on Saturday.

LSU goes through abbreviated scrimmage in Tiger Stadium

– LSU had its first workout in the newly expanded Tiger Stadium on Wednesday as the 13th-ranked Tigers held an abbreviated scrimmage in what was the team’s first visit to the venue since reporting to camp.

Saints sign TE Travis Beckum and place TE Richard Quinn on reserved/retired

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed tight end Travis Beckum and placed tight end Richard Quinn on reserve/retired. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Video: LSU practice video from fall camp

Click on the video for LSU practice video from fall camp 2014. 

Day 1 of preseason practice in the books for LSU

LSU held its first day of pre-season workouts Monday as the Tigers went through a pair of split-squad practices here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

New LA residents wait 6 months for recreational hunting, fishing licenses effective Aug 1

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

Alexandria resident represents La. at 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics Louisiana selected one athlete from the Cenla Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. Overall, 56 athletes, 24 unified partners and 21 coaches from the entire state of Louisiana were chosen to attend.

Members of Northwestern State fishing team qualify for national championship

Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug.