4:45 LRN Sportscast July 30

SEC presidents have approved a plan that would reduce the football schedule from 12 regular-season games to a ten-game season against conference opponents. The ten-game schedule would begin on September 26th and the SEC title game will be held on December 19th. LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron was asked yesterday about a change to the schedule and here’s what he had to say…
cut 16 (11) “….pasture”
So who will LSU play during the 10-game schedule? It’s still unknown, but its expected the Tigers would play its six other West opponents, plus Florida and South Carolina, who the Tigers were already scheduled to play. The other two SEC teams on the schedule could be Kentucky and Tennessee. The non-conference games against Texas and Nicholls have been dropped.

Saints Coach Sean Payton says he would not be surprised if there are NFL games suspended this season because of a coronavirus outbreak. Each team has to follow social distancing guidelines at their facilities and players could also be fined if they do something that puts themselves in jeopardy of getting infected. But Payton says that’s probably not enough to prevent an outbreak
Cut 18 (19) “…this year”

The NBA Bubble has worked and tonight the season finally resumes with the Pelicans facing the Utah Jazz and the Clippers battling the Lakers in Orlando. New Orleans rookie sensation Zion Williamson is a game-time decision after missing several days of practice to attend to a family emergency.