4:45 LRN Sportscast

Veteran Andy Dalton is expected to get the start at quarterback for the injured Jameis Winston as the Saints face the Minnesota Vikings in London on Sunday. Winston did not practice at all this week and is listed as doubtful. Wide receiver Michael Thomas has already been ruled out with a toe injury, while running back Alvin Kamara and receiver Jarvis Landry are questionable. Dalton says the offense will strive to be efficient on Sunday…
cut 10 (10) “…anything less”
Saints Safety Tyrann Mathieu believes the time in London this week will help the team bounce back from a slow start to the season…
Cut 16 (16) “…each other.”
Kick-off is at 8:30.

LSU Coach Brian Kelly has ruled two offensive starters out for Saturday’s game at Auburn, running back Armoni Goodwin and guard Garrett Dellinger, who both got hurt in the win over New Mexico. But the defense gets back senior nickel back Jay Ward, defensive end B-J Ojulari and safety Joe Foucha who will make his LSU debut after transferring in from Arkansas…
cut 30 (05) “…my debut”
Kick off is at 6 PM.

After a big Sun Belt opening win over U-L Lafayette ULM is at Arkansas State. The Warhawks have not won in Jonesboro since 2001. The Red Wolves are 1-and-3 this season. ULM Coach Terry Bowden gives a scouting report on their quarterback, James Blackman…
cut 20 (06) “…big plays”
Kick-off on Saturday is at 6:00.

Other action. the Ragin Cajuns host South Alabama, Nicholls is at Northwestern State and Southeastern Louisiana hosts Murray State.

11:40 LRN Sportscast

It’s likely Saints back-up Andy Dalton will start at quarterback when New Orleans takes on Minnesota in London on Sunday. Regular starter Jameis Winston is listed as doubtful on the injury report after not practicing this week because of back and ankle injuries. Dalton says he’s ready…
Cut 9 (10) “…out there.”
Dalton will not have Michael Thomas as a weapon in the passing game as Thomas has been ruled out with a toe injury.

The Saints defense will have the challenge of containing former LSU receiver Justin Jefferson who is coming off a lackluster performance against the Lions last week. Saints Safety Tyrann Mathieu says the playmaker is built for today’s game…
Cut 17 (15) “…eliminate him.”

LSU football coach Brian Kelly says running back Armoni Goodwin will miss tomorrow’s game against Auburn. Kelly says Goodwin sustained a substantial injury to his hamstring in the win over New Mexico. Also guard Garrett Dellinger will miss tomorrow’s Auburn game because of a hand injury. Kick-off on the Plains is at 6 PM.

Tonight it’s Week 5 of the high school football season and Union Parish running back Trey Holly is the new all-time leading rusher in Louisiana High School football history. Holly surpassed former Tiger and University High running back Nick Brossette last week and he now has 8,708 yards rushing. Holly is committed to play at LSU and the four-star recruit says he’s always dreamed of playing in Tiger Stadium…
cut 15 (08) “…my dream”
Tonight, Union Parish hosts undefeated Franklin Parish as Holly hopes to eclipse 10-thousand yards rushing before his prep career ends.

6:45 LRN Sportscast

Saints Quarterback Jameis Winston has yet to practice this week in London as the Black and Gold prepares for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. If he doesn’t practice today, Winston will not play because of back and ankle injuries. New Orleans would then turn to veteran Andy Dalton. Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu says the team is confident Dalton can get the job done…
cut 18 (07) “….as well”
The Saints defense has its issues too. New Orleans is allowing 139 rushing yards a game and they face a Vikings team averaging nearly five yards a carry.

LSU football coach Brian Kelly says running back Armoni Goodwin could be out for awhile with a hamstring injury and guard Garrett Dellinger will miss tomorrow’s Auburn game because of a hand injury. Kick-off on the Plains is at 6 PM.

After a ten-point fourth-quarter comeback win over UL Lafayette last week, ULM is set to take on Arkansas St tomorrow in their second week of Sun-Belt play. The Warhawks have lost the last 12 meetings with the Red Wolves but Coach Terry Bowden isn’t concerned about the history of the match-up…
Cut 19 (22) “…this year.” (2x)
Despite defeating the defending Sun-Belt champs last week, ULM is a touchdown underdog against Arkansas State.

In high school football last night…Grant won the Squirrel Bowl as they beat Buckeye 31-14 yesterday. Ouachita Parish handed Ouachita Christian its first loss as the Lions defeated the Eagles 48-28.

11:40 LRN Sportscast

Saints quarterback Jameis Winston did not practice for a second straight day in London as the team gets ready for their game against the Vikings. Coach Dennis Allen said yesterday that the plan was for Winston to practice today. Winston has been dealing with a bad back, but told reporters he also has several other injuries…
Cut 18 (19) “…can be.”

A-L-dot-com is reporting that Auburn quarterback T-J Finley will not start against his former team when the Tigers visit the Plains. Finley also missed last Saturday’s overtime win over Missouri because of an injury to his throwing shoulder. Robby Ashford is expected to make his second consecutive start.

The Ragin Cajuns are getting ready for their homecoming game this Saturday against South Alabama. U-L Lafayette is looking to snap a two-game losing streak. Last Saturday, the Cajuns blew a ten-point fourth-quarter lead and lost to in-state rival U-L-M. Coach Michael Desormeaux says they made too many mistakes against the Warhawks
Cut 16 (20) “…the game.”
The Cajuns would like to get their running game going. They rank 113th in the FBS in rushing yards.

Week five of the high school season kicks-off tonight. In Monroe, Ouachita Christian faces Ouachita Parish. It’s the first time the two schools have played each other in football. Tonight is the Squirrel Bowl as Buckeye battles Grant.

6:45 LRN Sportscast

After missing yesterday’s practice, Saints Quarterback Jameis Winston is expected to practice in London today as New Orleans continues to prepare for Sunday’s game against Minnesota. Winston has struggled this season while playing with several fractures in his back. So Andy Dalton took snaps with the first team and Taysom Hill was back working at quarterback yesterday. But Coach Dennis Allen says Hill’s return to Q-B has nothing to do with Winston’s injury…
cut 19 (16) “…reps at”
Hill started nine games at quarterback over the two previous seasons.

LSU guard Garrett Dellinger is doubtful for Saturday’s game at Auburn after undergoing surgery on his hand. Miles Frazier is expected to move right to left guard and Anthony Bradord will likely start at right guard.

The Ragin Cajuns are getting ready for its homecoming game this Saturday against South Alabama. U-L Lafayette is looking to snap a two-game losing streak. Last Saturday, the Cajuns blew a ten-point fourth-quarter lead and lost to in-state rival U-L-M. Coach Michael Desormeaux says they made too many mistakes against the Warhawks
Cut 16 (20) “…the game.”
The Cajuns would like to get their running game going. They rank 113th in the FBS in rushing yards averaging 106 yards a game on the ground.

Week 4 of the NFL season kicks-off tonight as Joe Burrow and the Bengals host the Miami Dolphins. Cincinnati is off to a 1-and-2 start, while the Dolphins are one of the just two teams that is still undefeated after three weeks.

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The LSU football team is getting ready for its first SEC road test of the year as they will visit Auburn on Saturday. Coach Brian Kelly says the prepartion for this week will better emulate game speed due to the similarities of the two teams…
cut 18 (13) “…speed up”
Kelly said today on the SEC Coaches Teleconference that starting left guard Garrett Dellinger had surgery yesterday to repair a broken hand suffered in the shutout win over New Mexico and he’s doubtful to play this Saturday. Miles Frazier started the season as the left guard could get the nod to start at Auburn.

Saints quarterback Jameis Winston, wide receiver Michael Thomas and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczk did not practice today as the team prepares for Sunday’s game in London against Minnesota. Winston has an ongoing back injury, Thomas has developed a toe injury and Ramczyk has an elbow injury.

Training camp is underway for the Pelicans. It’s year number for head coach Willie Green who led the team into the playoffs last season. Green compared yesterday’s first practice to how the season started last year…
cut 19 (13) “….be better”
The Pelicans’ preseason will begin October 4th against the Bulls.

The LSU men’s basketball team holds its first practice today under first year coach Matt McMahon. It’s a completely different team this year with 10 new scholarship players. The Tigers will have 28 practices before the season opener against Missouri-Kansas City on November ninth.

Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers are scheduled to host the Chiefs on Sunday night. Caesars Superdome spokesperson Doug Thornton says they’ve told the NFL that the Dome could host the game, if Tampa is unable to host.

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There were a lot of questions about LSU’s offensive line heading into the season, but the unit is coming together thanks to the emergence of freshmen tackles Will Campbell and Emery Jones. But the real test for this group is coming as the Tigers begin a string of games in the SEC. Coach Brian Kelly likes the aggressiveness of the unit…
cut 17 (11) “…after it”

The Saints are in London getting ready for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Offensive Tackle Ryan Ramczyk says despite the new surroundings, the focus has to be on beating Minnesota…
cut 21 (16) “…do your job”
Kick-off is at 8:30 central time

Training camp is underway for the Pelicans. It’s year number for head coach Willie Green who led the team into the playoffs last season. Green compared yesterday’s first practice to how the season started last year…
cut 19 (13) “….be better”
The Pelicans’ preseason will begin October 4th against the Bulls.

The LSU men’s basketball team holds its first practice today under first year coach Matt McMahon. It’s a completely different team this year with 10 new scholarship players. The Tigers will have 28 practices before the season opener against Missouri-Kansas City on November ninth.

Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers are scheduled to host the Chiefs on Sunday night. Caesars Superdome spokesperson Doug Thornton says they’ve told the NFL that the Dome could host the game, if Tampa is unable to host.

4:45 LRN Sportscast

During his Monday press conference, LSU football coach Brian Kelly provided an injury update on Quarterback Jayden Daniels and a few other players. Daniels left Saturday’s win in the third quarter because of a lower back strain. Kelly says Daniels injury is not serious…
Cut 18 (19) “…with him.”

LSU women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey gave a no comment when asked at a press conference about her former player Brittany Griner, who is serving a nine year prison sentence in Russia for drug possession. Mulkey hasn’t said much about Griner’s public ordeal, but had this to say on Tiger Rag Radio earlier this year…
cut 12 (07) “…home safely”
Mulkey and Griner won two national championships together at Baylor.

The Pelicans began training camp today and Zion Williamson is healthy after missing all of last season with a foot injury. New Orleans made the postseason last year as the addition of C-J McCollum in February helped the Pels get into the play-in tournament and advance into the Western Conference playoffs. Williamson says this year they want to make a deep run in the postseason…
Cut 17 (15) “…out there.”
Williamson has averaged 26 points and shot 60-percent field in his 85 games during his pro career.

The Saints are off to a 1-and-2 start, but running back Mark Ingram says there is no finger pointing going on in the locker room….
cut 28 (18) outcome of the game”
New Orleans will face the 2-and-1 Vikings in London this Sunday.

11:40 LRN Sportscast

LSU will bring a three-game winning streak to Auburn, which begins a stretch of six straight SEC games. Coach Brian Kelly says the preparation and the attention to detail the players have done to build this winning streak, has to continue…
Cut 20 (20) “ …things differently”
Kelly says quarterback Jayden Daniels should be good to go for this Saturday after leaving in the third quarter last Saturday with a lower back strain. Nickel back Jay Ward is also expected to play after missing the New Mexico win. Running back Armoni Goodwin is day-to-day with an injury.

LSU’s next home game against Tennessee on October 8th will kick off at 11 AM, as C-B-S decided to pass on the game, even though they 2:30 and 7 PM doubleheader.

The Pelicans begin training camp today and a healthy Zion Williamson is ready to go. Williamson missed all of last season because of a foot injury…
Cut 16 (11) “…on the court.”
Williamson says he can jump higher as he’s listed at 284 pounds after struggling with his weight since leaving Duke.

The Saints are off to a 1-and-2 start, but running back Mark Ingram says there is no finger pointing going on in the locker room….
cut 28 (18) outcome of the game”
New Orleans will face the 2-and-1 Vikings in London this Sunday.

6:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU football coach Brian Kelly says starting quarterback Jayden Daniels is experiencing no residual effects from the hard hit he took in the third quarter during Saturday’s shutout win over New Mexico. Daniels left the game with what was called a lower back strain.

Senior Safety Joe Foucha will make his debut in Saturday’s Auburn game. The transfer from Arkansas was suspended the first four games due to academic issues. Kelly says Foucha has been practicing with the team during his suspension and should fit in well…
cut 19 (18) “….got experience”
LSU’s next home game is Saturday October 8th against Tennessee and CBS chose not to televise it, so Tiger fans will have to prepare for an 11 AM kick-off.

The Pelicans begin training camp today and Zion Williamson will be a full go after missing all of last season with a foot injury. New Orleans made the postseason last year as the addition of C-J McCollum in February helped the Pels get into the play-in tournament and advance into the Western Conference playoffs. Williamson says this year they want to make a deep run in the postseason…
Cut 17 (15) “…out there.”
Williamson has averaged 26 points and shot 60-percent field in his 85 games during his pro career.

Saints wide receivers Michael Thomas, Jarvis Landry and Tre’Quan Smith all left Sunday’s game with injuries. The NFL Network Ian Rapoport’s reports Thomas and Landry’s injuries do not appear to be serious. The Black and Gold are in London getting ready for Sunday’s game against the Vikings.