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LSU has received a commitment from four-star offensive lineman Carius Curne. He’s ranked as the top player in Arkansas. ON-3 dot-com has Curne ranked as the fifth best interior offensive lineman in the country.

The Saints have signed a defensive back from New Orleans. Roderic Teamer played at Tulane and Brother Martin. He has appeared in 40 games in the NFL, making 11 starts with 103 tackles and an interception. Teamer went undrafted in 2019, but spent the last three seasons with the Raiders.

Gerry Glasco has left as the head softball coach at U-L Lafayette to be the new head coach at Texas Tech. Host of the Locked-on Sun Belt Podcast Dave Schultz says Glasco’s departure could also spur some players from the team to follow him to Lubbock…
cut 30 (12) “…to be seen”
Glasco won 302 games in seven seasons in Lafayette and last year’s team hosted a Regional.

Governor Jeff Landry has signed into law a measure that re-establishes a black bear hunting season in Louisiana. That season will take place in December in a handful of parishes in northeast Louisiana. Only ten tags will be handed out and a lottery to obtain one of those tags has yet to be established…
cut 15 (07) “…work in progress
That’s LDWF Large Carnivore Program Manager John Hanks.

It’s induction ceremony weekend at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches. Headlining the 2024 class are Drew Brees and Seimone Augustus. Also going into the Hall, are MMA icon Daniel Cormeir, former Grambling baseball coach Wilbert Ellis, former high school football coach Frank Monica and former McNeese quarterback Kerry Joseph. Also going in is jockey Ray Sibille, who has over four-thousand career victories. Hall of Fame Foundation President Ronnie Rantz…
cut 9 (12) “….these days”
Louisiana Public Broadcasting will be streaming the event on Saturday night.

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After seven seasons as the head softball coach for the Cajuns, Gerry Glasco is leaving U-L Lafayette for Texas Tech. Glasco was 302-and-88 as the coach of the Cajuns and this past season U-L Lafayette won 45 games and hosted a regional. The school says a national search for the next head coach is underway and Dave Schultz, hosted of the Locked on Sun Belt podcast, says the Cajuns should have some good candidates who are looking to lead a very successful program…
cut 11 (09) “…top people”
Glasco will take over a Texas Tech program that was 29 and 21 last season.

LSU has received a commitment from four-star offensive lineman Carius Curne. He’s ranked as the top player in Arkansas. ON-3 dot-com has Curne ranked as the fifth best interior offensive lineman in the country. He’s from Marion, Arkansas, and Curne is six-foot-four, 320 pounds.

The Saints have signed a defensive back from New Orleans. Roderic Teamer played at Tulane and Brother Martin. He has appeared in 40 games in the NFL, making 11 starts with 103 tackles and an interception. Teamer went undrafted in 2019, but he’s spent the last three seasons with the Raiders.

Former LSU women’s basketball star Angel Reese became the first WNBA rookie to record seven straight double-doubles. Reese had 16 points and 18 rebounds as the Chicago Sky defeated the Dallas Wings 83 to 72 to end a four-game losing streak.

The NCAA has presented plans to Division One conference commissioners that would expand the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments by four to eight teams or keep it at 68. If the tournament is expanded, it would mean the 10 through 12 seeds would be involved in play-in games.

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U-L Lafayette has lost its softball coach to Texas Tech. Gerry Glasco has taken a job to be the softball coach for the Red Raiders after seven successful seasons leading the Cajuns program. U-L Lafayette was 45 and 19 this past season and hosted a Regional. They advanced to the Super Regionals in 2023. Locked on Sun Belt podcast host Dave Schultz expected Glasco to stick around for one more year, because next year’s team is loaded…
cut 20 (18) “…coming back”
Glasco’s departure means players on the team have 30-days to deicide if they want to enter the transfer portal.

LSU has received a commitment from four-star offensive lineman Carius Curne. He’s ranked as the top player in Arkansas. ON-3 dot-com has Curne ranked as the fifth best interior offensive lineman in the country. He’s from Marion, Arkansas, and Curne is six-foot-four, 320 pounds.

The Saints are reportedly signing a defensive back from New Orleans Roderic Teamer played at Tulane and Brother Martin. He has appeared in 40 games in the NFL, making 11 starts with 103 tackles and an interception. Teamer went undrafted in 2019, but he’s spent the last three seasons with the Raiders.

New regulations go into effect today when it comes to fishing red drum. The maximum daily catch per angler is four instead of five. Harvested red drum must be 18 to 27 inches long. The previous minimum was 16 inches. LDWF Director of Marine Fisheries Chris Shcieble says these limits are in place to get the population of red drum back up from overfishing.
Cut 18 (18) “…correct those.”
LDWF estimates the red drum population will recover in three to five years with these regulations in place.

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LSU baseball is adding a power hitter to its roster through the transfer portal as first baseman Eddie Yamin has committed to the Tigers. Yamin is coming off a really good season with the Dayton Flyers, where he hit .342 with 13 home runs and 54 RBIs. Yamin can also play in the outfield and behind the plate as a catcher.

Texas A-and-M and Tennessee are the last two schools standing at the College World Series. The Vols will make their first appearance in the championship series of the C-W-S after eliminating Florida State seven to two. The Aggies blanked Florida six to nothing and A-and-M will attempt to win its first C-W-S title.

U-L Lafayette could lose its softball coach to Texas Tech. Gerry Glasco reportedly has an offer from the Big 12 school and an official announcement could come later today. Glasco just completed his seventh season with the Cajuns and has a record 302 and 88.

Former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams has been fired after one season in Detroit. The Pistons had the worst record in the NBA at 14 and 68 and Williams is receiving 65-million dollars not to coach in Detroit anymore.

Several new regulations go into effect today when it comes to fishing red drum in state waters. Mel Bridges has the details…
Cut 1 (31) “…I’m Mel Bridges.”

LSU softball has received a commitment from former Ole Miss utility player Jalia Lassiter. Lassiter said on social media after two seasons in Oxford she’s heading to LSU. The Alabama native hit .314 with four home runs and 29 RBIs last season.

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The LSU Baseball program has received a verbal commitment from a power hitter in the transfer portal. Eddie Yamin the Fourth says he’s coming to LSU after hitting .342 with 13 home runs and 54 RBIs for the Dayton Flyers in 2024. The New York Native has played catcher, first base and right field at Dayton.

At the College World Series today…Florida eliminated Kentucky today as the Gators defeated the Wildcats 15 to 4. Florida plays Texas A-and-M tonight. The Gators will need to beat the Aggies twice to advance to the championship round of the College World Series.

If Tennessee beats Florida State this afternoon, the Vols advance to the Championship series.

The Detroit Pistons announced the firing of Monte Williams today. The former Pelicans coach lasted just one season in Detroit and it was a miserable year. The Pistons had the NBA’s worst record at 14 and 68. Detroit is getting rid of Williams even though they will owe him 65-million dollars.

Attention anglers!!!. New red drum regulations go into effect tomorrow. There’s a four fish daily limit per angler. You can only keep red drum that measure between 18 to 27 inches in length. Keeping red drums over 27 inches is prohibited. The retention of red drum by captains or crew on charter or head boats while on a for-hire trip is prohibited. LDWF Director of Marine Fisheries Chris Schieble (sheeble…
cut 30 (10) “…catches one”
These limits are in place to get the population of red drum back up after LDWF found signs of overfishing, such as not enough juvenile fish making it back to spawning areas.

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LSU baseball has received a commitment from an outfielder who has SEC experience. Chris Stanfield spent two seasons at Auburn and last year for the War Eagles, the Tallahassee, Florida native hit .276 with four home runs and 25 RBIs and nine stolen bases. Stanfield will compete in the Tigers outfield that will also include Jake Brown, Ashton Larson, Josh Pearson and Derek Curiel, an incoming freshman from California. Curiel has withdrawn his name from next month’s Major League Baseball draft.

At the College World Series, Florida State eliminated North Carolina nine to five. There will be three games today because last night’s Florida-Kentucky elimination game was postponed to 10 AM today because of storms in Omaha. After that game, F-S-U will play Tennessee at around 2 PM. The Seminoles will need to win twice to advance to the championship round. Texas A-and-M plays tonight against the winner of today’s game between the Gators and Wildcats.

The Catholic High Bears are national champs in high school baseball. MaxPreps ranked Catholic number one in its Final Top 25 ranking of the season on Tuesday. The Bears were 38-2 in 2024 and won the Division One select state championship game by blanking John Curtis five to nothing. Twelve players on this Catholic team have signed or committed to play in college, including LSU signee and potential first-round draft, pitcher William Schmidt. Outfielder Brooks Wright is a U-L Lafayette signee and left fielder Noah Lewis is a Ragin Cajuns commit for the Class of 2025.

Major League Baseball is mourning the death of a legendary player. Former San Francisco Giant great Willie Mays has passed away at the age of 93. Mays was named an M-L-B All-star 24 times and the Say Hey Kid won twelve Gold Gloves.

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LSU Baseball has received a verbal pledge from former Auburn outfielder Chris Stanfield who entered the transfer portal after two seasons at Auburn. This past season on the Plains, Stanfield hit .276 with four home runs and 25 RBIs and he stole nine bases.

California high school outfielder Derek Curiel has announced he’s withdrawn from the 2024 MLB Draft and he’ll enroll at LSU this summer. Curiel is considered a plus-hitter from the left-side who has good speed and can play the field well. Curiel will be a draft eligible sophomore.

Former LSU pitcher Paul Skenes is now 4-0 after allowing one run in six innings in the Pirates four to one win over the Reds on Monday. Skenes struck out seven.

And the Washington Nationals have promoted Dylan Crews to Triple-A. The former LSU star was hitting .274 with 5 home runs and 38 RBIs at Harrisburg.

Former LSU football coach Les Miles is suing the university over vacating 37 of the coach’s wins preventing him from eligibility for College Football Hall of Fame Consideration.
Cut 18 (32) “…I’m Kace Kieschnick.”

Sunday’s game between The Chicago Sky and the Indiana Fever, another rematch between Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark was the most watched WNBA game on any network in 23 years. The game peaked at three million viewers as the Fever defeated the Sky. The game featured a much talked about flagrant foul committed by Reese on Clark.

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Les Miles has filed a lawsuit against LSU over the school’s decision to vacate 37 victories from the football program because a player’s family received payments from a booster. LSU made the decision to vacate the victories as part of an NCAA investigation into recruiting violations involving the men’s basketball program and there was also this case of former offensive lineman Vadal Alexander’s father receiving 180-thousand dollars from John Paul Funes.

The lawsuit contends LSU would fight to get the victories restored. The loss of the 37 victories, drops Miles’ all-time winning percentage below 60-percent which is needed in order to be eligible for the Hall of Fame. Miles’ attorney Peter Ginsburg….
cut 9 (10) “…those victories’
LSU says it does not comment on pending litigation.

A starter at catcher for the last two seasons at LSU has decided to enter the transfer portal. Brady Neal hit .276 this past season with 9 home runs and 31 RBIs. He played in 44 games last season and was in line to be a starter next year. Neal’s departure, means junior college transfer Blaise Preister is the Tigers likely starter behind the plate next season. The former Live Oak star hit .377 with home 14 homes for Meridian Community College this past season.

At the College World Series yesterday….Texas A-and-M is now 2-0 after beating Kentucky five to one. Florida avoided elimination with a five to four win over North Carolina State.

Two elimination games today…Florida State against North Carolina this afternoon and tonight Kentucky versus Florida.

Former Pelican Jrue Holiday is now a two-time NBA champion as Holiday helped the Celtics win their 18th championship as Boston defeated Dallas 106 to 88 to win the series four games to one. Holiday had 15 points and 11 rebounds last night

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Former LSU Head Football Coach Les Miles has filed a lawsuit against the school for their decision to vacate the wins while he coached claiming it cost him the chance for a College Football Hall of Fame qualification. Tiger Rag Editor Todd Horne says it’s embarrassing, and the violations happened under Miles’s watch…

Cut 3 (14) “…embarrassing.”

A news release from Miles said it’s quote “an irrational and unfair self-inflicted punishment.”

LSU is losing two more key pieces to the transfer portal in catcher Brady Neal and left-handed pitcher Javen Coleman. Neal, still only 19 years old, has spent two years with the Tigers while Coleman has played four seasons in Baton Rouge as a reliable relief pitcher and starter.

Derek Curiel, the No. 10 rated prospect in the 2024 class, officially withdrew his name from the MLB draft and will be coming to Baton Rouge. The outfielder will enroll early and join the team this summer.

Third Baseman Tommy White and right-handed pitcher Luke Holman have each earned Second-Team All-America honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association. The pair of juniors are expected to go in the MLB Draft this summer.

The Washington Nationals are promoting former LSU star Dylan Crews to the team’s Triple A affiliate Rochester Red Wings. Crews was selected to the Nationals as the second overall pick in last year’s MLB Draft.

The Saints are on break until training camp after mandatory minicamp wrapped up last week. Players and fans got their first look at the offense under new coordinator Klint Kubiak. Quarterback Derek Carr says the coaches threw a lot of material at the players, but these Saints are up for the challenge…

Cut 17 (19) “…right track.”

Training camp will kick off July 24th at UC Irvine.

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LSU right-handed pitcher Sam Dutton has committed to Auburn. Dutton entered the portal earlier this week after starting 15 games over the last three seasons with the Tigers.

LSU basketball will miss out on top transfer prospect Coleman Hawkins. The Illinois forward was slated to visit LSU but has announced his commitment to Kansas State. The graduate transfer would have been head coach Matt McMahon’s top transfer addition, but the Tigers will instead rely on a top-10 high school recruiting class and solid transfer class.

Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson is joining Monty Williams’ Detroit Pistons staff after 14 years in New Orleans where he previously worked under Williams. Vinson is one of the NBA’s highest regarded shooting coaches and has helped improved the shooting of players like Lonzo Ball, Herb Jones, and Brandon Ingram.

Grambling men’s basketball coach Donte’ Jackson has been extended through the 2029 season. Jackson and the Tigers are coming off a successful season earning their first ever SWAC tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance. In seven seasons at Grambling, Jackson has claimed three regular season SWAC crowns and three Conference Coach of the Year Awards.

The Saints concluded mandatory veteran minicamp yesterday and will be on break until training camp begins July 24. One of the biggest stories from the three days of practice was the sharp performance of quarterback Derek Carr and the offense under new coordinator Klint Kubiak. Kubiak says Carr has learned quickly…

Cut 16 (18) “…not satisfied.”

Saints training camp will be held at UC Irvine. New Orleans will kickoff preseason play against the Cardinals August 10th in Arizona.

Offseason addition defensive end Chase Young received good news this week after a visit with renowned neck specialist Dr. Robert Watson. Dr. Watson performed surgery on Young earlier this offseason and says the former second-overall draft pick will undergo more tests in about six weeks but plans to participate in training camp.