11:40 LRN Sportscast

After a bad loss on the road to Atlanta, the hot seat is getting warmer for Saints Coach Dennis Allen. New Orleans is 5-and-6 on the season and fans are expecting more and they would like to see more emotion from Allen, especially after the team plays poorly…
cut 16 (20) “…sense of urgency’
The Saints have a tough game coming up this Sunday in the Ceasars Superdome. They’ll host the Detroit Lions. The Lions lead the NFC North with an 8-and-3 record and they are looking to rebound from a Thanksgiving loss to Green Bay.

The Pelicans lost for a second straight game in Utah as they fell to the Jazz last night 114 to 112. Tonight, LSU is at Syracuse. U-L Lafayette men’s hoops defeated Loyola of New Orleans 78-54.

ULM Athletics Director John Hartwell is searching for a new head football coach after firing Terry Bowden following a two and ten campaign. Hartwell says after watching the Warhawks lose to the Ragin Cajuns on Saturday, he decided a culture change is needed…
cut 18 (18) “…to lose”

Nicholls athletics director Jonathan Terrell is hoping no team will ever have to experience what they did following their loss to Southern Illinois in the FCS playoffs. They were stranded at a small airport for 22 hours before returning to Thibodaux…
cut 6 (10) “…for us’
The team arrived back on campus Sunday night just before 9:30.