4:45 LRN Sportscast March 29

LSU opens an SEC series tonight with Mississippi State. The Tigers are 16-10 overall, 3-and-3 in the SEC. LSU right fielder Antoine Duplantis expects a winning streak in the near future….
cut 18 (09) “…doing it”
After losing to Nicholls on Tuesday, Mississippi State is now 13-and-13 and 1-and-5 in the SEC. But they send one of the best pitchers in college baseball to the mound tonight. Junior left-hander Konnor Pilkington is 1-and-3 with a 1.82 ERA. First pitch is at 7 PM.

Matt Miller will be on the hill tonight when Louisiana Tech opens a series with F-I-U. Miller is 3-and-1 on the year with a 1.16 ERA. The Ragin Cajuns are at Arkansas State and ULM takes on Texas-Arlington, also this weekend Southeastern is at McNeese.

A Louisiana Sports Hall of Famer has passed away. New Orleans native Rusty Staub has died at the age of 73. He played for 23 seasons in the big leagues and was a fan favorite in Montreal and New York, where he spent nine seasons with the Mets. Staub was a graduate of Jesuit High School.

Former LSU and Rummel standout Craig Steltz has filed a lawsuit against the NFL because he claims he suffered traumatic brain injuries while playing for the Bears. Steltz played in Chicago from 2008 to 2014 and the suit says he sustained repetitive and traumatic concussive head impacts. Steltz is seeking unspecified damages.

The Pelicans are in Cleveland tomorrow night. New Orleans is tied with San Antonio for fifth place in the West, one game back of Oklahoma City. The Spurs host the Thunder tonight. Rajon Rondo is listed as questionable with a wrist injury. And Anthony Davis is considering shaving his signature unibrow and has asked fans on social media if he should keep the unibrow or not.