06:45 Sportscast August 25, 2015

The Ragin Cajuns football team is closing in on its regular season opener against Kentucky. Brooks Haack and Jalen Nixon are still competing to be the starting quarterback. Coach Mark Hudspeth says cornerback is another position that’s up for grabs..

cut 16 (24) “d-line”

UL-Lafayette capped off last season’s 9-4 record with a 16-3 win over Nevada in the New Orleans Bowl.

ULM has released an updated depth chart and Coach Todd Berry still lists redshirt freshman Garrett Smith as the Warhawks’ first string quarterback. ULM kicks off is season on the road September 5th against number nine Georgia. That game will be televised on the SEC Network.

Louisiana Tech begins its season by hosting Southern on September 5th. Coach Skip Holtz says one of his big concerns is not enough quality back-ups on defense. He spoke following the team’s latest scrimmage….

cut 17 (23) “want to be”

The Bulldogs look to improve on last season’s 9-5 record, which included a victory over Illinois in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl.

Carlos Beltran’s sacrifice fly to deep center in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Yankees to a 1-0 win over the Astros last night. The win moves the Bronx Bombers into a first place tie in the American League East with the Toronto Blue Jays. Houston remains atop the American League West.