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Pelicans hold off Lakers rally for first win, 119-112

Staff and wire reports

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 20 and the New Orleans Pelicans withstood a furious rally to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-112 on Sunday night for their first victory of the season. Read more

LSU report: Soccer stays alive for SEC tourney

Advocate staff report

AUBURN, Ala. — The LSU women's soccer team earned a crucial point Sunday with a 0-0 tie against Auburn, keeping LSU alive for a bid into the Southeastern Conference tournament. Read more

Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Pelicans; Jordan Crawford waived, team announces

BY CHRISTIAN BOUTWELL | Special to The Advocate

Jameer Nelson is officially a Pelican. Read more

Hundley, Packers can't get passing game going

BY GREG BATES Special to The Advocate

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Brett Hundley had a full week to prepare for his first career NFL start, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback wasn’t given much of an opportunity to shine. Read more

Walker: Saints' victory in Lambeau shows giant 'leaps' this team has made


GREEN BAY, Wis. — Mark Ingram had never done the Lambeau Leap. Read more

New Orleans bounces back to beat Green Bay and emerge from schedule's toughest stretch at top of NFC South


GREEN BAY, Wis. — The same resiliency that brought the New Orleans Saints back in the second half of Sunday's win against the Green Bay Packers has carried the Saints to the top of the NFC South after an abysmal start.  Read more