4:45 LRN Sportscast January 28

Louisiana sports fans could feel today’s news coming as Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis has asked for a trade out of New Orleans, because he wants to play with a consistent winner. A-D is in his seventh season in the Big Easy and the franchise has won just one playoff series. Scott Kushner covers the Pels for the Advocate…
cut 4 (12) “…change direction”
A-D is under contract through the 2019-20 season. Team officials are reportedly not feeling any added pressure to move Davis before the February 7th trade deadline. The 22-and-28 Pels vist Houston tomorrow.

LSU basketball won its ninth straight on Saturday with a come from behind win over Missouri. Today the Tigers came in ranked 19th in both the A-P and Coaches Poll. The Bayou Bengals, who are 6-0 in the SEC, will visit Texas A-and-M on Wednesday.

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has posted an emotional message on Instagram to Who Dat Nation saying he will not let the heart breaking loss in the NFC Championship game create any negativity or resentment. Brees is asking fans to keep their chin up and puff on their chest, because the Who Dat Nation always perseveres.

The top ranked LSU baseball team has started full squad preseason work outs. The Fighting Tigers every day line-up is nearly set with Antoine Duplantis, Daniel Cabrera, Zach Watson and a healthy Josh Smith is back. Mainieri says the big position battle is for first base and four freshman are vying for playing time there…
cut 17 (18) “…left handed bat”
The other two freshmen are CJ Willis from Ruston and Gavin Dugas from Houma.