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SLU picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions

A year after winning its first Southland Conference championship, the Southeastern Louisiana football team are the prohibitive favorites to return to the top of the league according to the Southland head coaches and sports information directors

Andy Cannizaro named LSU baseball recruiting coordinator/hitting coach

– Andy Cannizaro, a New York Yankees scout for the past five years and a former MLB infielder, has been hired as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach for the LSU baseball program, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

LSU coach Paul Mainieri formally welcomes 12 new players to baseball squad: 2015 schedule released

Coach Paul Mainieri announced on Monday LSU’s incoming signing class, rated the No. 1 class in the nation by Perfect Game. Eight of the 12 new players enrolled at LSU last month, and the remaining four will join the Tigers in August.

LSU football Fan Day set for Sunday, August 10

 LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

SWAC releases 2014 preseason All-SWAC football team

The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2014 SWAC Preseason Teams with quarterback Ben Anderson (Arkansas-Pine Bluff), and linebacker Kourtney Berry (Alabama State) headlining the list.

Broadway named to Davey O'Brien National Quarterback watch list

– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior quarterback Terrance Broadway was one of 39 players named on Wednesday to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List in an announcement made by the Davey O’Brien Foundat

Brazil claims 'victory' in World Cup

Germany? Who's Germany? (CNN) -- Brazil's national football team may have been smoked on the pitch by Germany, but now government officials are claiming a 2014 FIFA World Cup victory of another sort.

Saints, Graham agree to new long-term contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.

Four Southeastern football games slated for television in 2014

The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.

Former UL Cajuns star will appear in MLB's All-Star Game

They say hard work pays off in the long run. Well, that fit's former UL baseball player Jonathan Lucroy just right. Tomorrow night for the major league All-Star Game, Lucroy will be the starting catcher for the National Leauge.