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Broadcast Highlights for Wednesday, May 6

TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 2 p.m. Richmond at Liberty CST 5 p.m. Roger Cador Show CST 6:30 p.m. Inside LSU-Paul Mainieri CST SEC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT 11 a.m. Missouri vs. Miss. State SEC 1:30 p.m. Georgia vs. Ole Miss SEC 4 p.m. Texas A&M vs. S. Carolina SEC 6:30 p.m. Tennessee vs. Kentucky SEC COLLEGE SOFTBALL 5:30 p.m. Inside LSU-Beth Torina… Continue reading →

Texas looks to Germany for Astrodome plans

Judge Ed Emmett, Harris Countys highest elected official, right, talks with Tropical Islands chief horticulturist Bernd Green, left, in Brand, near Berlin, Germany, Monday, May 4, 2015, at the Tropical Islands, where ambitious entrepreneurs planned to revive Germany's zeppelin industry. A delegation from Texas toured the facility to see if lessons learned by the Germans can be applied to converting the Houston Astrodome _ the world's first multi-purposed domed stadium, which hasn't been home to a sports team since 1999 and has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/David Rising)

BRAND, Germany — It rose on a former Soviet airfield south of Berlin, a towering hangar bigger than a dozen football fields where ambitious entrepreneurs planned to revive Germany’s zeppelin industry. That dream died in 2002 when funding ran out, but the building was reborn as a massive popular tropical theme park, complete with a rainforest,… Continue reading →

Tuesday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

COLLEGE BASEBALL 6 p.m. -- S. Florida at Florida -- SEC 7 p.m. -- New Mexico at N.M. State -- FSNO+ MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. -- Rangers at Astros -- FSNO NBA PLAYOFFS 7 p.m. -- Wizards at Hawks -- TNT 9:30 p.m. -- Grizzlies… Continue reading →

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah is headed to the Preakness

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, left, feeds Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah a carrot at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, May 3, 2015. Baffert won his fourth Derby, and first since 2002.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras. Reluctant at first, the Kentucky Derby winner perked up when trainer Bob Baffert offered the colt’s favorite snack. American Pharoah pricked his ears upon hearing the click of cameras and struck a… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Monday, May 4

TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 6 p.m. Louisville at Clemson ESPNU 8 p.m. Paul Mainieri radio show CST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. Cubs at Cardinals ESPN NBA PLAYOFFS 6 p.m. Bulls at Cavaliers TNT 8:30 p.m. Clippers at Rockets TNT NHL-STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS 6:30 p.m. Rangers at Capitals NBCSP IIHF HOCKEY 9 a.m. U.S. vs. Russia NBCSP BARCLAYS SOCCER 1:55… Continue reading →

Sunday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. -- Auburn at S. Carolina -- ESPNU 2 p.m. -- Baylor at Texas Tech -- FSNO+ 2 p.m. -- Charleston at Wm. & Mary -- CST COLLEGE SOFTBALL 11 a.m. -- Miss. State at S. Carolina -- SEC Noon -- Kentucky at Tennessee -- ESPN 1 p.m. -- Ole Miss… Continue reading →

Lindholm’s kick halts VooDoo’s losing skid

If you can’t beat them with passing, try running it. If not running, try a field goal. Garrett Lindholm accomplished the later Saturday night for the New Orleans VooDoo, converting a 41-yarder as time expired to seal a 66-63 win over the Spokane Shock at the Smoothie King Center. His kick, the longest this season… Continue reading →

Warriors not sure which Grizzlies to expect in conference semifinals

Festival-goers revel as a skywriter writes messages above the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors waited a week to play another playoff game, and they’re still not exactly sure who they’re facing in the Western Conference semifinals. Sure, they know they’ll host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 on Sunday. They just have no idea whether Mike Conley can play after having… Continue reading →

B.J. Staten wins Merrill Lynch Open in playoff

ST. FRANCISVILLE — B.J. Staten had 250 yards to the center of the 18th green on the second playoff hole Saturday of the Merrill Lynch Open at The Bluffs. He swung smoothly, knocking the ball to within 8 inches. The 37-year-old from Cotton Heights, Utah, sank the eagle putt to win a sudden-death playoff, besting a trio… Continue reading →

International Star scratched from 141st Kentucky Derby

International Star owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey talk about their colt's chances in the 141st Kentucky Derby before the post position draw at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — International Star was scratched from the Kentucky Derby early Saturday, leaving 18 horses to run for the roses. Owner Ken Ramsey said a problem was discovered in the colt’s left front foot, likely an abscess. The veterinarian who checked out International Star didn’t like the way he jogged inside the barn and… Continue reading →

Fair Grounds standout International Star our to prove the betting public wrong in Kentucky Derby

Exercise rider Joel Barrientos rides Kentucky Derby hopeful International Star in a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, April 28, 2015.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

International Star enters Saturday’s 141st running of the Kentucky Derby with an impressive list of accomplishments. The Ken and Sarah Ramsey-owned colt swept all three of the Kentucky Derby prep races at the Fair Grounds this year and comes into Saturday atop the Road to the Derby standings with 171 points. The only thing that International… Continue reading →

Sports on the air for Saturday, May 2

TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 11 a.m., Florida at Georgia, ESPNU Noon, Arkansas at Alabama, ESPN2 Noon, Louisville at Clemson, FSNO+ 2 p.m., Wichita St. at Missouri St., CST 2:30 p.m., Auburn at S. Carolina, SEC 3 p.m., LSU at Miss. State, ESPN2 6 p.m., Texas A&M at Tennessee, SEC… Continue reading →

Roger Jackson aims to make impact with VooDoo

His name is Roger Jackson, but they call him “Spiderman.” And the New Orleans VooDoo hope Jackson, a New Orleans native signed earlier this week, can transform the Arena Football League franchise with big catches and his passion for football, starting with Saturday night’s game against the Spokane Shock at the Smoothie King Center. Kickoff is 7 p.m.… Continue reading →

Alabama safety Collins selected by Giants at No. 33

Associated Press photo by BRYNN ANDERSON -- Alabama defensive back Landon Collins

The New York Giants’ plan became crystal clear once the announcement was made that they would be trading up to the first pick in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft on Friday. Thirty-two picks went by on Thursday in the first round in Chicago. Former Alabama safety Landon Collins wasn’t among them, though he… Continue reading →

Anthony Broussard grabs lead at Merrill Lynch Open

ST. FRANCISVILLE — The Bluffs golf course has dried out, making the greens slicker as the week has progressed for the Adams Pro Tour’s Merrill Lynch Open. That’s just the way leader Anthony Broussard likes it. Broussard fired a 2-under-par 70 Friday, giving him a two-stroke lead at 9-under after 54 holes for the tournament… Continue reading →

Freddie Roach confident in referee, judges for fight

Associated Press photo by John LocherBoxing trainer Freddie Roach, right, attends a news conference with Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together. The three judges for the richest bout in boxing history also have made hundreds of big decisions during lengthy careers at ringside. The Nevada Athletic Commission went… Continue reading →

Broadcast Highlights for Friday, May 1

LeftAlign.41LeftAlign.108RightAlign.167TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 6 p.m. Arkansas at Alabama SEC 6:30 p.m. Wichita St. at Missouri St. CST 7 p.m. LSU at Miss. State ESPNU COLLEGE SOFTBALL 2 p.m. Norfolk St. at Hampton ESPNU COLLEGE SPORTS 10:30 p.m. SEC Now SEC… Continue reading →

EVANGELINE DOWNS REPORT

Wednesday’s late results RightAlign.122RACE 6 — $22,000 - 3, 4, 5 & 6 yo’s, 5F, MSW 8 Giagiajoe (Hernandz) $4.60 $2.80 $2.40 5 Lindacious (Santiago, H.) $4.40 $3.20 3 Twice a… Continue reading →

Atlanta Hawks take 3-2 series lead over Brooklyn Nets

Associated Press photo by JOHN BAZEMORE -- Hawks guard Jeff Teague celebrates a basket in the final seconds in Game 5 of their series against the Brooklyn Nets. Atlanta won 107-97 and leads the series 3-2.

ATLANTA — Al Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 Wednesday night in an NBA playoff series that’s closer than anyone envisioned. Shaking off a dislocated finger, Horford flew around the court in the fourth quarter when it looked like Brooklyn was on… Continue reading →

Thursday: TV/radio broadcast highlights

TV COLLEGE BASEBALL 4 p.m. -- Inside LSU-Paul Mainieri -- FSNO 5 p.m. -- Inside SLU-Matt Riser -- CST 6 p.m. -- Arkansas at Alabama -- SEC 6:30 p.m. -- LSU at Miss. State -- ESPNU COLLEGE SOFTBALL 4 p.m. -- Inside LSU-Beth Torina -- CST COLLEGE SPORTS 5:30 p.m. -- Southeastern Report -- CST 10:30 p.m. -- SEC… Continue reading →

Report: Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan speaking to Pelicans' rival Oklahoma City about head coaching job

Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan has begun talks with Oklahoma City Thunder to possibly fill their vacant coaching job, according to a report on ESPN.com. Sources told ESPN.com that Donovan and Thunder general manager Sam Presti have opened a dialogue about the position, which became available a week ago after the dismissal of Scott Brooks.… Continue reading →

After a solid effort at the Zurich Classic, Michael Smith returns as the Adams Pro Tour visits The Bluffs

Michael Smith, of Lafayette, La.,t res off the sixth hole during the fourth round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

ST. FRANCISVILLE — Michael Smith had a good reason for missing last week’s Adams Pro Tour tournament in Houma. The 29-year-old from Lafayette was in Avondale, competing in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Smith made his first PGA Tour cut, and he finished at 12-under-par 276, good for 36th place. More importantly, he earned the biggest… Continue reading →