4:45 LRN Sportscast April 29

Tonight is the NFL draft and the rumors are swirling. The Saints have a history of moving up in the first round and they currently hold the 28th pick. ESPN’s Dianna Russini reports the Saints are looking to make a trade that would land them a pick in the top ten. Yahoo Sports says the Saints are high on Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley.

Former LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase is expected to be a top ten pick. He could go to the Bengals with the fifth pick or Dolphins who select sixth. NFL draft analyst Mike Detillier says another former LSU wide out Terrence Marshall might also be drafted tonight…
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Former LSU linebacker Jabril Cox is expected to be selected tomorrow and Detillier says many teams are interested in safety Jacoby Stevens.

The Saints have exercised the fifth-year option on defensive end Marcus Davenport, which means he will not be a free agent after this season. Davenport was the team’s first round pick in 2018 out of Texas-San Antonio and in four seasons he’s recorded 12.5 sacks.

After losing a two-point contest last night in Denver, the Pelicans are in Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder.

The LHSAA State Softball Tournament got underway today and for the first time in over a year high school athletes are treated to full stands with no capacity restrictions. Matt Doyle has more.
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