11:40 LRN Sportscast July 27

All 90 players were present for the Saints first practice of training camp yesterday. If the Saints want to return to their winning ways after the team’s first losing season since 2016, they’ll need a big season from new quarterback Derek Carr. Carr signed with the Saints in March after nine seasons with the Raiders, and the vet has been adjusting to the offense. He says he understands the importance of his role…

Cut 17 (20) “…here to do.”

Four-star cornerback Cai Bates announced his commitment to LSU over Alabama, Florida St, and Tennessee. The 6-foot-1 Bates becomes the 20th commit for the Tigers twelfth-ranked 2024 recruiting class.

LSU also signed two-time Sun Belt champion sprinter Myles Thomas. Thomas brought home both the 100-meter and 60-meter title in his first year at Arkansas State.

The LSU football season is just around the corner as players are set to report next week. The Tigers won’t have time to start slow as they begin the season with a preseason top-10 matchup against Florida State. Games like that are won in the trenches and Coach Brian Kelly lies what he has on offensive and defensive line…

Cut 20 (21)  “…outstanding player.”  

Zion Williamson and his family are facing a lawsuit from Ankr PBC, a tech company out of California. The suit alleges Williamson and his family failed to repay $1.8 million of a $2 million loan given as part of establishing a marketing relationship. Williamson’s step-father Lee Anderson is the central figure of the suit as he acted as Zion’s business manager and requested $150,000 up front to explore a possible business partnership with his stepson.