4:45 LRN Sportscast

The 13th-ranked LSU Tigers will be missing several cornerbacks in Saturday’s SEC showdown with eighth-ranked Alabama. Coach Brian Kelly says Zy Alexander, Duce Chestnut, and Denver Harris are not available. That means Sage Ryan and Laterrance Welch are your likely starters and Kelly says several freshmen could also play…
Cut 16 (16) “…win a championship.”
Defensive tackle Mekhi Wingo is done for the regular season after undergoing surgery.

Saints Coach Dennis Allen says Andrus Peat has looked good the last two weeks at left tackle…
cut 19 (20) “…this week”
It will be interesting to see what the Saints do when James Hurst returns from injury.

One of Northwestern State’s players has started a peitition to show school administrators they want to play this season, despite the death of safety Ronnie Caldwell, who was fatally shot.
Cut 2 (32) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”

The Pelicans dropped their first game of the season last night as Seth Curry had 42 points as Golden State defeated New Orleans 130 to 102. Brandon Ingram did not play for New Orleans, because of knee soreness. Coach Willie Green says an MRI showed no significant issues and he’s questionable for tomorrow night’s game at Oklahoma City.