4:45 LRN Sportscast January 31

A federal judge in New Orleans has rejected a lawsuit filed by two Saints fans who were seeking Commissioner Roger Goodell to implement a rule that could lead to a do over of the NFC Championship game, because of a missed pass interference call. It was a considered a legal long shot from the beginning and legal analyst Tim Meche explains why….
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No word on if there will be an appeal.

The Lakers have reportedly offered several different trade options to the Pelicans as they attempt to team Anthony Davis up with LeBron James. Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma are some of the players Magic Johnson is offering up for Davis. The NBA trade deadline is Thursday.

There are reports LSU and football coach Ed Orgeron are working on a contract extension, but it make take a few weeks to get finalized. The LSU Board of Supervisors’ next meeting is in March and they would have to approve a new deal.

The LSU men’s basketball team’s win streak is up to 10 games after a 72-57 victory over Texas A-and-M. Tremont Waters had 36 points as the Tigers completed their first undefeated month of January in nearly 40 years. The 19th ranked Tigers are back at home on Saturday as they host Arkansas.

In college hoops tonight, Louisiana Tech is at Florida Atlantic. The Bulldogs are 5-4 in Conference USA and they’ve played well on the defensive end. Tonight they’ll have to contend with Anthony Adger who is averaging 20 points a game. ULM, who has been struggling on the defensive end lately, is at Coastal Carolina. The Warhawks are 4-3 in league play and so is Coastal.

The Ragin Cajuns are also 4-3 in league play and they are Appalachian State, who is just 1-and-6 in league play.