4:45 LRN Sportscast

The LSU Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a new 10-year, 32-million dollar contract for coach Kim Mulkey. Mulkey just won the program’s first national title for women’s basketball. Women’s hoops is not a revenue generating sport, but the Advocate’s Scott Rabalais says LSU’s athletic director looks at Mulkey’s new deal as a wise investment…
cut 14 (12) “….dollars and sense”

The Saints continue preparations today for their season opener Sunday against the Titans. New Orleans Quarterback Derek Carr expets Titans head coach Mike Vrabel to bring a physical style of play to the Dome…
cut 17 (14) “…he’s coaching that’
Kick-off Sunday is at noon.

LSU is getting ready for its home opener on Saturday as they will face the Grambling State Tigers. It’s the first ever meeting between the two teams.

Also on Saturday night, Northwestern State will visit Louisiana Tech. Bulldogs Coach Sonny Cumbie says the sakes get raised hen you play another team from Louisiana…
cut 20 (20) “….football team”
The Bulldogs are 1-1 after losing to SMU last week, Northwestern State dropped its season opener to U-L Lafayette.

The SEC portion of the schedule for the LSU men’s basketball team was released today. The midway point of the league schedule looks particularly tough….at Alabama on January 27th, home to Arkansas on February third, at Tennessee on February seventh and home to Bama on February 10th.