Saints

Video: Rested Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers will be a tough foe for the Saints on Sunday

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) speaks in huddle in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Advocate sportswriter Nick Underhill previews Sunday's New Orleans Saints at the Pittsburgh Steelers game in "The Advocate's Saints One Minute Scouting Report." Click here to see the video. Continue reading →

LSU

Video: LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith talks about the Tigers stopped the Texas A&M run offense

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander (4) and LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith (52) sack Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Kyle Allen (10) during the second half Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas. LSU won, 23-17.

LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith talks about how the Tigers shut down the Texas A&M rushing attack after allowing a long touchdown run for the first points of the game. Click here to see the video. Continue reading →

Pelicans

Pelicans falter at Atlanta to open back-to-back

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) dunks in the third period of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. The Hawks won 100-91. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

ATLANTA — A lack of efficiency in the backcourt created a domino effect of poor execution for New Orleans as the Pelicans fell to the Hawks 100-91. The Hawks’ tandem of Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver outshined New Orleans’… Continue reading →

Tulane

Tulane men handle hot-shooting Southeastern 71-61

The Tulane men’s basketball team does not have a player who has scored 20 points in a game this year. The Green Wave players don’t care, either. Louis Dabney scored 18 points in the first 14 minutes, 5… Continue reading →

Scott Rabalais

Rabalais: Blown calls, broken headsets, torched timeouts ... Tigers' win vs. Texas A&M had it all

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU cornerback Jalen Collins (32) celebrates as he comes off the field after his game-clinching interception with less than two minutes to go, in the game, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas. LSU won, 23-17.

And beneath it all, an undercurrent of brute force. Clumsy at times but powerful nonetheless, the wild Thanksgiving Day affair ended in a 23-17 LSU victory. Continue reading →

Preps

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Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Patriot quarterback, Myles Washington, center, runs the read option against the  Edna Karr Cougars at Muss Bertolino Stadium in Kenner on Friday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Get the latest up-to-the-minute LHSAA high school playoff scores as they happen on The Advocate's High School Football Scoreboard powered by SportsNola.com. Click here to join the action. Continue reading →

Zephyrs

Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton cashes in with $325 million deal

The Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

MIAMI — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won’t be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team Monday on a 13-year, $325 million contract, Miami owner Jeffrey Loria said. It’s the most lucrative deal for… Continue reading →

Outdoors

Video: "The Advocate: On The Outside - Hunting Louisiana's WMA's

Outdoors Writer Joe Macaluso and LDWF Waterfowl Study Leader, Larry Reynolds discuss the best Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas for waterfowl hunting.… Continue reading →