6:45 LRN Sportscast March 29

Quarterback Jameis Winston says he loves the Saints and loves New Orleans and that’s why he’s excited to be still with the Black and Gold after the franchise flirted with a trade for Deshaun Watson. Winston beat out Taysom Hill to be the starter last season until a knee injury ended his season. This year Jameis will go into training camp as the starter…
cut 17 (13) “….this team”
And Winston is looking forward to throwing passes to Michael Thomas, who is expected to be healthy this year after missing all of 2021 with an injury.

Louisiana Tech will introduce its new men’s basketball coach today. Talvin Hester will replace Eric Konkol, who is now at Tulsa. The 43-year-old Hester was Konkol’s assistant at Tech for three seasons, before spending last season as an assistant at Texas Tech.

A change in the middle of LSU’s infield helped spark the Tigers to a series victory over Florida this past weekend. Coach Jay Johnson moved shortstop Jordan Thompson to second and Cade Doughty went from second base to short in an effort to improve the team’s shaky defense. Johnson says he’ll stick with those changes and expects his team to keep evolving as the season goes along…
cut 20 (15) “…..hopefully in June”
17th ranked LSU hosts ULM tonight at 6:30.

Collegiate Baseball also has Louisiana Tech ranked as they have the Bulldogs ranked as the 23rd best team in the country. Tech will host Dallas Baptist, which is ranked 19th by D-1 baseball.

The Ragin Cajuns are at Southeastern Louisiana. U-L Lafayette is 11-and-12 on the season.