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Spady, Odums among finalists for Southern football head coach

Southern University confirms Nevada offensive line coach James Spady and current interim head coach Dawson Odums will make on-campus visits to interview for the head football coaching vacancy this week.

Coach Paul Mainieri contract extension through 2017

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri, a three-time National Coach of the Year and the second-winningest coach in Fighting Tiger history, was granted a three-year contract extension Friday by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

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.