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Saturday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m. -- UL-Monroe at Georgia -- SEC 11 a.m. -- UT-Martin at Ole Miss -- SEC Alt. 11 a.m. -- Stanford at Northwestern -- ESPN 11 a.m. -- Richmond at Maryland -- ESPNU 11 a.m. -- S. Dakota St. at Kansas -- FSNO 11 a.m. -- Norfolk St. at Rutgers -- ESPNews 2:30 p.m. --… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Friday, Sept. 4

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2:30 p.m. Charlotte at Ga. State ESPNU 6 p.m. Baylor at SMU ESPN 6 p.m. Michigan St. at W. Michigan ESPNU 9:15 p.m. Washington at Boise St. ESPN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 6:30 p.m. Rummel at U-High FSNO 7 p.m. Curtis at Landry-Walker CST 7 p.m. Parkview at Catholic Cox4/BR 7 p.m. Curtis at Landry-Walker Cox4/NO 7… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Thursday, Sept. 3

TV NFL 6 p.m. Saints at Packers WAFB WVUE, N.O; KATC, Lafayette 6 p.m. Eagles at Jets NFL 9 p.m. Chargers at 49ers NFL COLLEGE FOOTBALL 5 p.m. S. Carolina vs. N. Carolina ESPN 5:30 p.m. Inside SLU/Ron Roberts CST 6 p.m. Ohio St. at C. Michigan ESPNU 6:30 p.m. Alcorn St. at Ga. Tech FSNO 7 p.m. W. Kentucky at Vanderbilt SEC 7:30 p.m. Michigan at Utah FS1 8 p.m. TCU at Minnesota ESPN COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC… Continue reading →

Jacksonville Jaguars seek NFL games in London through 2030

Associated Press file photo by SANG TAN -- San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick scores against Jacksonville  at Wembley Stadium in London in 2013.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars owner Shad Khan said he expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London. If Khan gets his way, it will be a 14-year commitment. Speaking at a kickoff luncheon Tuesday, Khan said he’s “optimistic, obviously, that we’ll have a renewal on (London) and it will go for a long time.” Khan… Continue reading →

Mississippi State running back Josh Shumpert takes over the top job

Associated Press photo by ROGELIO V. SOLIS -- Mississippi State running back Ashton Shumpert runs upfield with the football during practice Aug. 7 in Starkville, Miss.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State must find a way to replace more than 1,200 yards rushing now that former starting running back Josh Robinson is in the NFL. That might scare some programs. The Bulldogs aren’t one of them. The reason for that confidence is simple: Mississippi State has consistently had fantastic running backs during coach Dan Mullen’s seven-year… Continue reading →

Broadcast highlights for Wednesday, Sept. 2

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 5:30 p.m. Dawson Odums Show CST 8 p.m. Les Miles Radio Show CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC 7:30 p.m. Tiger Tracks CST 8 p.m. Tigers Roar Pelican NFL 8 p.m. Saints training camp CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. Nationals at Cardinals ESPN 9 p.m. Rangers at Padres FSNO OUTDOORS 9 p.m. Paradise Louisiana Cox4 U.S. OPEN TENNIS Noon Second Round matches ESPN Also: 5 p.m., ESPN2 Radio COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Les Miles… Continue reading →

Tuesday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 p.m. -- Rangers at Padres -- FSNO COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. -- College Football Live -- ESPN2 8:30 p.m. -- SEC Fall Camp -- SEC NFL 2:30 p.m. -- NFL Live -- ESPN2 5:30 p.m. -- Fantasy Live -- NBCSP 8 p.m. -- Saints training camp -- CST… Continue reading →

Labor Day weekend special for youth tourney bowler

There are always a lot of memories when I head to All-Star Lanes this weekend for what will be the fourth Capital City Shootout on Saturday and Sunday. The reason is, this is how I spent my Labor Day weekends when I was a youth bowler and there are a lot of people in Baton Rouge… Continue reading →

Monday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. -- SEC Now -- SEC COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. -- College Football Live -- ESPN2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. -- Yankees at Red Sox -- ESPN 9 p.m. -- Rangers at Padres -- FSNO HORSE RACING 12:30 p.m. -- Starting Gate -- TVG 2 p.m.… Continue reading →

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel effective in his first preseason start of 2015

Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel (3) passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel made his case to reclaim the starting job by going 7 of 8 for 170 yards and two touchdowns in a 43-19 preseason win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday. Getting his turn to start in Buffalo’s offseason-long three-way quarterback competition, Manuel hit Charles Clay for a 67-yard… Continue reading →

Atlanta Falcons, wide receiver Julio Jones agree on five-year extension

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --  Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) hauls in a pass against New Orleans Saints defensive back Terrence Frederick (37) during the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

ATLANTA —The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, announced by the team before Saturday night’s preseason game at Miami, was expected. Owner Arthur Blank recently said an agreement would come soon, and… Continue reading →

NFL notebook: Redskins and tackle Trent Williams agree to five-year extension

Washington Redskins Trent Williams catches a pass as he watches his teammates during NFL football minicamp at Redskins Park Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BALTIMORE — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams agreed to terms Saturday on a new five-year contract that comes with $32 million in guaranteed money. Williams’ agent, Vincent Taylor, said Williams will receive an $8.5 million signing bonus. The sixth-year veteran will receive an average salary of $13.2 million, and the $66 million deal provides for an additional $11.25… Continue reading →

Birdie run helps Tyler Ledet take lead at Lafayette City

LAFAYETTE — With the way putts were dropping, Tyler Ledet had a chance at a special score Saturday in the opening round of the Lafayette City Golf Championships. The Alexandria native and current Lafayette resident had six birdies through his first 11 holes, before the putts quit dropping and his iron game lost its edge.… Continue reading →

Saturday’s broadcast highlights

Today’s broadcast highlights TV NFL 4 p.m., Steelers at Bills, NFL 7 p.m., Seahawks at Charters, CBS ARENA FOOTBALL 6 p.m., Arena Bowl, ESPN , Jacksonville at San Jose COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2:30 p.m., N. Dakota St. at Montana, ESPN 7 p.m., Iowa Western at Coffeyville, CST HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 11 a.m., Miami Central vs. Dematha, ESPN Noon,… Continue reading →

Lewis: Ten years after Katrina, sports is thriving in New Orleans — but it’s all about the kids

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ --- The National Basketball Retired Players Association holds youth clinics at Oliver Bush Playground in the Lower Ninth Ward on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

In those early dark days and weeks following Hurricane Katrina striking New Orleans, longtime McDonogh 35 football coach Wayne Reese would use his connections to get back into the city. And while things might have appeared bleak, especially when it came to the chances for sports to recover during a time when priorities were better directed… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Friday, Aug. 28

TV HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Live Oak Jamboree CST 7 p.m. BTW vs. St. Thomas Aquinas ESPN 8 p.m. Oxford at Starkville ESPNU NFL 7 p.m. Lions at Jaguars CBS CFL 8 p.m. Toronto at Edmonton ESPN2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. Orioles at Rangers FSNO GOLF 8 a.m. Czech Masters Golf Also: 6 a.m. (Sat.) Golf 10:30 a.m.… Continue reading →

Thursday’s broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m., College Football Live, ESPN 7 p.m., LSU preview, SEC COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m., SEC Now, SEC NFL 1:30 p.m., NFL Live, ESPN 6 p.m., Texans Huddle, FSNO 5:30 p.m., Fantasy Live, NBCSP 8 p.m., Saints training camp, CST CFL 6:30 p.m.,… Continue reading →

Patrick Reed, John Peterson in field for FedEx Cup playoffs

The FedEx Cup playoffs start Thursday on the PGA Tour with a 125-player field in The Barclays, but players with Louisiana ties will be hard to find. Only former University High golfer Patrick Reed and former LSU golfer John Peterson, the 2011 NCAA individual champion, made it into the playoffs. Other golfers, like former LSU All-American and… Continue reading →

Folgers Resilience Run/Walk to bring New Orleans together on Katrina’s 10th anniversary

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, Gene Bischoff’s Chalmette home was near its horrible epicenter. It’s a day he’ll never forget. “The water was at least to the roof,” he said. “My ceilings were down. My front door caved in. There was a shrimp boat (that floated to land) about a block from my house.… Continue reading →

Terry Ledet wins Howell Jaguar Open

Terry Ledet fired a 73 to win the championship flight of the Howell Jaguar Open on Saturday at Howell Park Golf Club. The format was individual stroke play over 18 holes. Nathan Frye… Continue reading →

Fun & Fitness calendar

BASEBALL BREC UPPER DECK BATTING CAGES: Open daily, BREC Milton Womack Park, 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org. TRYOUTS: 5 p.m., Aug. 30, Prodigy 8U/coaches pitch team, Live Oak Ball Park, Watson. Call Chad Klug (225) 573-9813 or Ron McCabe (225) 262-9914. Email: prodigylabb@gmail.com. TRYOUTS: 3-6… Continue reading →

Monday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. Live! ESPN2 7 p.m. SEC preview ESPNU 9:30 p.m. LSU training camp CST COLLEGE SPORTS 6 p.m. SEC Now SEC NFL 2:30 p.m. NFL Live ESPN2 7 p.m. Bengals at Bucs ESPN 10 p.m. Cowboys camp FSNO MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 p.m. Cardinals at Diamondbacks ESPN2 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES 11 a.m. Consolation game ESPN 1 p.m. International playoff ESPN Also: 5 p.m.,… Continue reading →

Dwayne Bowe, Duke Johnson return to practice

Associated Press photo by Tony Dejak) Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe catches a pass during  training camp last month in Berea, Ohio.

BEREA, Ohio — Dwayne Bowe and Duke Johnson finally got off their bikes and into the huddle. The wide receiver and rookie running back, both expected to be two of Cleveland’s top playmakers this season, returned to practice Saturday after missing much of training camp with hamstring injuries. Bowe and Johnson sat out the first… Continue reading →

Redskins tight end says Robert Griffin III is ‘fine’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is examined after an injury during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was apparently doing well Saturday after leaving Thursday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions with a concussion. Washington tight end Je’Ron Hamm said, “Robert’s fine,” on a conference call as the Redskins enjoyed a second straight off day. “He got a little banged up. I (don’t) like to see any… Continue reading →

Joey Logano defends title at Bristol

Associated Press photo by Wade PayneJoey Logano celabrates in Victory Lane after winning Saturday's Sprint Cup Series race in Bristol, Tenn.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano won the Bristol night race for the second straight year, grabbing the lead on the final restart Saturday night when he zipped past Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski. He had to hold off… Continue reading →