Bucs pitcher Goree commits to McNeese

 

Barbe High pitcher Adam Goree committed Monday to play at McNeese State.

Livingston joins LSU staff

Randy Livingston, one of Louisiana’s prep basketball legends whose LSU career was hampered by a devastating injury, is returning to the Tigers as an assistant coach.

Head coach Johnny Jones made the announcement Tuesday.

McNeese hosts media day

Lake Charles is once again the center of the Southland Conference football universe as league players and coaches descend on L’Auberge du Lac Resort today for media day.

The host institution of the event is the only one to undergo any major changes, as new McNeese State coach Lance Guidry will be making his media day debut and potentially providing a challenge to the technician in charge of lowering microphone volume levels.

Officials to use new headsets

Area high school football officials will be going high tech this fall.

Starting with the first games of the season on Sept. 1, officials will use wireless communication headsets thanks to a donation.

Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs "more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier

Cajundome update includes new seats, interactive murals

LAFAYETTE — New seating and improved concession booths are some of the features of a major renovation underway inside the Cajundome.

The Advertiser reports the renovation, which started in May, is proceeding on schedule, maybe even

OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday.

Coger, a 21-year-old forward who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to be struggling during Thursday's workout at Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU spokesman Gary Shutt said Friday at a news conference. Afterward, Coger sat down and when the team went to check on him, they noticed there were issues.

The team called 911 and paramedics arrived at 5:08 p.m. Coger arrived at Stillwater Medical Center at 5:48 p.m. and was pronounced dead at 6:23 p.m., Shutt said.

State champs: South Lake Charles wins Little League tourney

South Lake Charles got it right the second time around, avenging Tuesday’s loss to Eastbank Little League with a 10-1 win in the deciding game of the state tournament at the Power Center complex Wednesday.

 With the win, SLC advances to the Southwestern Region tournament in Waco, Texas, next month. The winner of that tournament will participate in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn.

 Gage Coffman threw a complete game for SLC, allowing five hits and no walks while striking out 10.

Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

NEW YORK -- Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a one-sentence rejection of requests by the National Football League Players Association and Tom Brady to reconsider an April decision that reinstated the suspension.

"We are disappointed," the players association said in a statement. "The track record of this league office when it comes to matters of player discipline is bad for our business and bad for our game. We have a broken system that must be fixed."