16:45 LRN Sportscast

Saints running back Alvin Kamara missed practice today after testing positive for COVID not once but twice and he’s now on the COVID list. Also, Kamara has been fined five-thousand dollars for wearing red and green shoes in his record tying six touchdown performance in the win over Minnesota on Christmas Day.

In his fourth season with the Black and Gold, Kamara is having his best season and is 68 yards away from a one-thousand yard rushing season. That’s a milestone he would like to reach
Cut 16 (20) “…stuff to do.”
New Orleans closes out the regular season Sunday at Carolina kick-off is 3:25.

The Sugar Bowl kicks off at 7 PM tonight in New Orleans as Ohio State and Clemson play in a revenge game for the Buckeyes who were denied last year by the Tigers. Sugar Bowl C-E-O Jeff Hundley…
Cut 13 (15) “…more exciting.”
Unfortunately due to the pandemic, only 3,000 fans will be allowed in to see the game in person.

Earlier today, Georgia won the Peach Bowl as they rallied to beat Cincinnati 24-21. 14th ranked Northwestern defeated Auburn 35-19 in the Citrus Bowl.

LA Tech, ULM and the Cajuns tip off conference basketball play tonight. The Bulldogs will host Marshall at 6:30. Monroe is riding a three-game losing streak into their home game against Arkansas State at 6 PM. UL Lafayette has won six in a row as they host Texas State.