Start the Barty! Australian Wins Wimbledon for 2nd Major
Barty is the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon since Evonne Goolagong in 1980.
Lawmakers Pass Final Piece of Sports Betting Puzzle
Lawmakers have given final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity. The bill essentially sets the rules and regulations for legalized sports betting.
Howard Schnellenberger, 87, Miami, Louisville Coach, Dies
Schnellenberg led Miami to the 1983 National Championship.
April Retrial Date for Man Who Killed ex-Saints Star Smith
A new trial date of April 4 has been set for the man who killed ex-NFL star Will Smith in New Orleans in 2016 following a confrontation over a traffic crash.
Boxing Great Marvelous Marvin Hagler Dies at 66
Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the middleweight boxing great whose title reign and career ended with a split-decision loss to “Sugar” Ray Leonard in 1987, died Saturday.
Officer Fatally Shot Outside New Orleans High School Game
A suspect was quickly arrested.
Verdict Vacated; Bond Request Next for Will Smith’s Killer
A lawyer says he'll seek to have the killer of former NFL star Will Smith released on bond now that a state appeal court in New Orleans has officially vacated his manslaughter conviction.
Officials: Kobe Bryant Crash Pilot Got Disoriented in Clouds
U.S. safety officials are criticizing the helicopter pilot’s decisions during the Southern California flight that crashed last year and killed Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter and six other passengers.
Fantasy Sports Betting in Louisiana Could Begin This Spring
Businesses that want to operate fantasy sports betting in the 47 Louisiana parishes that approved it two years ago can start applying in February.
LSU Reportedly Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Complaints
The USA Today says at least nine LSU football players have been reported to police for sexual misconduct and dating violence since Ed Orgeron became head coach in 2016.
Joe Montana, Wife Block Attempted Kidnapping of Grandchild
Authorities say Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their grandchild over the weekend in California.
Romo Remains with CBS After Agreeing to Long-Term Contract
Tony Romo will remain with CBS as its top NFL analyst after agreeing to a record extension.
Saints’ Deep Catholic Ties Behind Role in Abuse Crisis
Why would the NFL's New Orleans Saints strike a behind-the-scenes alliance with the Catholic Church on an issue as emotionally fraught as clergy sex abuse?
Saints Helped Shape Accused Clergy List, Victim Lawyers Say
Attorneys suing the church allege hundreds of confidential Saints emails show the team actively helping decide “which names should or should not” be included in the archdiocese's list of credibly accused clergy.
Some of 2019’s Most Memorable Games Decided by Blown Calls
We'll remember 2019 as the year of the blown call.
New Orleans Superdome To Be Renovated Before 2024 Super Bowl
New Orleans' Superdome, the iconic domed stadium that's home to the Saints football team, will be getting a $450 million facelift before it hosts its next Super Bowl in 2024.
Governor Talks Superdome Renovation, New Saints Lease
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the state is working on lease extensions with the New Orleans Saints designed to keep the NFL club in the Superdome for up to 30 additional years.
Simone Biles Makes History With Never Before Seen Dismount
The competition isn't the judges. Or the rest of the field. Simone Biles conquered all of them long ago.
Bid to punish referee harassment stalls in Louisiana Senate
A bid to establish new penalties when unruly parents threaten or harass referees at school sporting events has stalled in the Louisiana Senate.
Judge rejects possible ‘do-over’ of Rams-Saints playoff game
A quest by two New Orleans Saints ticket holders to force a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC championship game because of a blown "no-call" by game officials was rejected Thursday by a federal judge.