11:40 LRN Sportscast October 30

The first place Saints are now 5-2 after winning their fifth straight game, beating the Chicago Bears 20-12. Quarterback Drew Brees says it’s encouraging the Saints are winning, even though they have yet to play their best football…
cut 17 (11) “…come together”
The Saints host Tampa Bay on Sunday.

If you didn’t stay up until after midnight, you missed a special World Series moment delievered by former LSU star Alex Bregman, who drove home the winning run with a single to cap off a wild 13-12 win for Houston in Game 5. Here’s how Joe Buck called it on Fox…
cut 30 (14) “…crowd cheering”
Houston can win its first World Series title on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

LSU didn’t play Saturday, but still moved up four spots to number 19 in the latest AP Top 25. The Tigers are at number one ranked Alabama this Saturday. The Crimson Tide is a three touchdown favorite.

Louisiana Tech hosts North Texas this Saturday after beating Rice 42-28 in Houston last Saturday. Quarterback J’Mar Smith bounced back from a bad performance in a loss to Southern Miss. Smith threw for 237 yards and a touchdown and also big-time nine-yard run on the game winning drive. Coach Skip Holtz on the play of his signal caller…
cut 20 (23) “successful quarterback”
Tech is now 2-and-2 in Conference USA, while their homecoming opponent this Saturday, North Texas, is 4-and-1.