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Texas college athlete makes SportsCenter's #1 top play with dunk from free throw line

An East Texas basketball player made his way to the top of "Sportscenter's Top 10" plays Thursday night.

La. Tech looking for coach after Dykes leaves for Cal

Just days after the team missed out on a bowl game Louisiana Tech is in need of a head coach. Sonny Dykes has been named the new head man for the Cal football program. He is replacing Tedford, who was fired last week.

2012 SEC football All-Freshman team announced

Twelve Southeastern Conference football squads are represented on the 13th annual SEC Coaches’ All-Freshman Team, it was announced on Thursday.

NFL Experience tickets to go on sale today

The NFL Experience driven by GMC, pro football’s interactive theme park, announced that tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, December 5.

Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Bayou State skeet shooter Cailtin Connor among nation’s best

Bayou State native Caitlin Connor has established a name for herself in the world of competitive shotgun shooting. A member of the USA Shooting National Team, Connor is gunning for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.

Lone ‘egg man’ quits job at Atlanta airport after incident with Saints’ bus

A restaurant worker is taking the blame for egging the New Orleans Saints’ bus as it left the Atlanta International Airport. We’re told the employee quit his job and officials have “closed the case.”

Two LSU Tigers named to first team AP All-SEC team

Kevin Minter and Eric Reid landed on the AP's first team All-SEC defensive team for their stellar play in 2012. Sam Montgomery, Bennie Logan, Keke Mingo and Craig Loston all made the second team.

La. Tech snuffed out of a bowl game; Fans blame school's AD

Fans of Louisiana Tech football are not happy with the school's athletic director after jockeying itself out a postseason bowl bid.

Chick-fil-A Bowl selects #7 LSU to face Clemson in prime time on New Year’s Eve

The Chick-fil-A Bowl has selected the #7 LSU Tigers to represent the SEC against Clemson from the SEC in its 45th annual game Dec. 31 in Atlanta.