1140 Sportscast 7/29

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton is focused on training campas it begins today, but it’s possible the Superdome will not be at full capacity for the season opener against Green Bay because of the sudden rise of COVID cases in the Gulf South. Payton points to the Stanley Cup Finals that saw Tampa Bay play in front of sold-out crowds, while Montreal had limited capacity for their home games…

Cut 18 (26) “your players”

The Saints will be without star receiver Michael Thomas for training camp due to him having surgery on an ankle injury he suffered last season.

A week from today, LSU will report for preseason camp and the quarterback battle between Max Johnson and Myles Brennan can really begin. Coach Ed Orgeron says whoever wins the job, the team will be in great shape…

Cut 19 (29) “best man”

Orgeron says he may hold off on naming the starter until the week before the first game against UCLA.

The NBA draft is tonight and the Pelicans hold the 17th pick and could draft former LSU star Cam Thomas.  Ruston native and Baylor star Jared Butler is also a possibility.