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Four LSU players on Bednarik Award watch list

Four LSU football standouts will have a shot at earning college football's national defensive player of the year honor in 2012 as Tyrann Mathieu, Sam Montgomery, Barkevious Mingo and Eric Reid have been named to the watch list for the Bedna

Hornets announce Summer league roster and schedule

The New Orleans Hornets announced their roster and schedule for the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

Report: Gausman considering returning to LSU

A report by The Times-Picayune Monday says LSU’s Kevin Gausman was heavily considering returning to college for his junior year.

Goodell upholds discipline in player suspensions for Saints’ bounty scandal

Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma were notified today that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the discipline that was imposed for conduct detrimental to the NFL as a result of their roles in the New Orleans Sa

Hornets select Austin Rivers with the tenth pick in the NBA Draft

With the 10th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Hornets selected guard Austin Rivers from Duke University. Rivers becomes the Hornets’ 13th Lottery pick in franchise history and first selection from Duke.

College football playoff plan officially approved

There will be a playoff system for the first time in the history of NCAA Division I college football.

LSU No. 9 in final Baseball America rankings

LSU is No. 9 in the final Baseball America magazine rankings released Tuesday, marking the Tigers’ third Top 10 finish in the past five seasons.

Hornets games to be available on new “FOX Sports New Orleans” network

The New Orleans Hornets and FOX Sports today announced that they have reached a long-term television rights agreement that establishes “FOX Sports New Orleans” as the new local television home of the Hornets.

LSU shortstop Austin Nola receives All-America recognition

LSU senior shortstop Austin Nola was named Monday to the Perfect Game second-team All-America squad, and he received second-team All-America recognition from Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

Five football figures lead 2012 La. Hall of Fame class

Five football standouts, led by star NFL running backs Deuce McAllister of the New Orleans Saints and Baton Rouge native Warrick Dunn, are among the eight 2012 inductees who will enter the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.