4:45 LRN Sportscast May 25

Saints Coach Sean Payton says 87-percent of the players on their roster are participating in organized team activities. There was talk of players skipping these training sessions after having a virtual 2020 offseason. Coach Sean Payton says they are not doing any work on the field, instead the focus is on strength and conditioning.
Cut 17 (15) “camp starts”

Speaking of O-T-As, Joe Burrow was in uniform and throwing footballs as the Bengals were doing work on the field today. There’s video of the Heisman Trophy winner once again throwing passes to first-round pick JaMarr Chase. Burrow is recovering from a significant knee injury that ended his rookie season last December. He’s expected to be ready for the 2021 regular season opener.

The LSU baseball team is playing Georgia in an elimination game of the SEC tournament, the winner advances into the double-elimination portion of the bracket. LSU has won a conference-high 12 tournament titles and the Tigers have won six of the past 12 SEC Tournament crowns. Paul Mainieri owns a 38-10 record in SEC Tournament games.
Cut 20 (16) “of the same”
Earlier today at the SEC Tournament, Florida beat Kentucky four to one.

Conferences are handing out postseason awards. Cajuns Catcher Drake Osborn has been named Newcomer of the year. The transfer from Texas A-and-M Corpus Christi is hitting .333 with 22 RBIS and a pair of home runs.

Louisiana Tech second baseman Taylor Young has been named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year. He’s the only infielder in the conference with a perfect one-thousand fielding percentage.