11:40 LRN Sportscast June 24

Two members from the Saints Super Bowl team will be inducted into the team’s hall of fame later this year. Offensive guard Jahri Evans and safety Roman Harper were both drafted in 2006 and were starters when the Black and Gold won the Super Bowl a few years later. Saints Coach Sean Payton says Evans and Harper were great players and had a tremendous impact in the lockerroom
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Evans is one of the most decorated offensive linemen in franchise history. In his eleven seasons with the Saints, he was named to five All-Pro teams, including four consecutive first-team honors from 2009 to 2012.

The LHSAA executive committee meets today to discuss plans for fall sports and how they may handle any COVID-related delays or cancellations. Executive director Eddie Bonine says he remains optimistic they can get the seasons started on time.

Major League Baseball announces it will have a 60-game regular season that will start on July 23rd or 24th. Players will report for a second spring training on July 1st, most likely at the team’s home ballpark. The National League will have the designated hitter and in extra innings, a runner will start the inning standing on second base.

ULM athletic director Scott McDonald has told the News-Star that the Warhawks are still set to kick off the football season on September fifth versus Caly Poly at Malone Stadium. Grambling President Rick Gallot also told the News-Star that for now the Bayou Classic is still scheduled to be played in the Superdome.