Nicholls State and coach Tim Rebowe's 'renewal' looks to continue on Saturday against McNeese

One coach in Nicholls State history has concluded his Colonels career with a winning record. The program’s made three playoff appearances since it first fielded a football team in 1972 and has lost 100 more games than it has won.

Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK -- It's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show next year.

NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage on Feb. 5, 2017, for the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show at the NRG Stadium in Houston, airing on Fox.

McNeese notebook: Kicker Gunnar Raborn will start again; Mason Martin expected to start against Nicholls State

For a second straight week, Gunnar Raborn will assume McNeese’s kicking duties.

Acadiana test for unbeaten Tors

A week after each escaped with a one-point win in dramatic fashion, Sulphur and Acadiana will meet in Matt Walker Stadium with control of the District 3-5A race on the line.

Sulphur (4-0, 1-0) protected its home field last week with a 42-41 win over Comeaux, driving 80 yards for the winning touchdown in the final 3 minutes of the game. Acadiana (2-2, 1-0) beat Barbe 28-27, stuffing a 2-point conversion by the Bucs in the last minute of the game.

High School Notebook: Tors' Walker commits to SLU

Sulphur High senior quarterback Byron Walker announced via Twitter that he has committed to play college football at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'

CHASKA, Minn. — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early morning drunken antics at the Rio Olympics.

"I did have a talk with him about two days before about not doing anything bad," said Phelps, who retired after the Summer

Stunt? Even with jerseys and books to sell, Tebow says no

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mets fans can buy a few jerseys featuring names of players in the team's instructional league.

Cespedes jerseys, they're big sellers.

Cone jerseys, available as throwbacks.

Ex-NASCAR racer expresses shock after parents found dead

ORANGE, Calif. — Former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon expressed disbelief Thursday as police investigated the deaths of his father and stepmother, whose bodies were found inside their Southern California home.

"I'm so sad and I can't believe it," the racing star told reporters near the gated house in the city of Orange where police

Speedo USA, 2 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela

Simone Biles floors competition, grabs fourth gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race.

Bolt easily won a qualifying race