4:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU football continued its hot streak today of receiving verbal pledges from high school prospects. Liberty Magnet High running back Kaleb Jackson of Baton Rouge announced his commitment to the Tigers today. He’s a four-star recruit and continues the string of high profile verbal pledges LSU has received since the start of July. Tiger-details-dot-com staff writer Jerit Roser says LSU’s 2023 recruiting class is now ranked in the Top 10….
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The Saints announced today that training camp practices will begin on July 27th. The first one open to the public will be on July 30th at the team’s training facility in Metairie. To register for tickets go to the Saints website. The team will also hold a practice inside the Superdome on August 21st that will be open to the public.

After beating Atlanta 101 to 73 in Summer League Action last night, the Pelicans are one and one, but will probably play the rest of their games this Summer without their top two draft picks. First round pick Dyson Daniels is out after spraining his ankle on Saturday and then last night, second round pick E-J Liddell went down with a knee injury. No word on the M-R-I results.

The Sun Belt has released its conference basketball schedule. The Ragin Cajuns tip-off league play on December 29th at Coastal Carolina. They will host Sun Belt Tournament champion Georgia State on January seventh. ULM also opens conference play on the road as the Warhawks will visit Texas State on December 29th. They’ll host Georgia State January fifth and the Ragin Cajuns on January 12th.

In baseball, former LSU Tiger Josh Smith hit his first major league home run last night to help the Rangers outscore the As 10 to 8. It was an inside the park home run.