1140AM LRN News

The Cavs make their only visit to New Orleans tonight to kick off a critically important three-game homestand that could propel the pels closer to securing the 8th seed. New Orleans is three games back of Memphis for the final playoff spot in the West and Coach Alvin Gentry says with 24 games left, the margin for error is small…

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At the NFL combine, former LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson ran a 4-4 in the 40 to help improve his draft stock. Former Tigers tight end Thaddeus Moss has a broken bone in his foot and he will not be able to work out at the combine. And the Cincinnati Bengals reportedly came away very impressed after meeting with Joe Burrow for the first time.

The 11th ranked LSU baseball team will spend the next three days in Houston facing Texas, Baylor and 15th ranked Oklahoma at the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic at Minute Maid Park. Coach Paul Mainieri says it will be an exciting weekend for his players and the fans

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Louisiana Tech basketball was up by 17 points with just over five minutes to go last night, but lost to Western Kentucky 95-91 in overtime. The Hilltoppers hit three straight three-pointers to force overtime and then outscored the Dunkin Dogs 15-11 in the extra period.

ULM fell to 5-and-14 in the Sun Belt as they lost to Little Rock 79-63.

And the Saints and Quarterback Drew Brees reportedly would like to agree on a new contract before the start of a new league year.