Southeastern Louisiana football coach Frank Scelfo has always admired the way McNeese State played defense. The Lions will soon likely bear a resemblance.
Alyssa Washington had 18 points and 10 rebounds and made a key defensive play down the stretch as Dillard turned back No. 12-ranked Talladega 75-69 in a Gulf Coast Athletic Conference women's game Saturday at A.W. Dent Hall.
Having been a part of two subpar Sugar Bowl performances following disappointing losses when he was at Alabama, Georgia coach Kirby Smart knows the need to motivate his players — and the Bulldogs fans — for the 85th Allstate Sugar Bowl against Tex…
Maybe it’s not champion vs. champion. But the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl is coming close with Sun Belt Conference winner Appalachian State against Middle Tennessee, which lost in the Conference USA game, on Dec. 15 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Ivan Baranchyk, whose brawling style has made the Belarus native popular in America, will meet Anthony Yigit of Sweden in the World Boxing Super Series Super Lightweight quarterfinals on Oct. 27 at Lakefront Arena, tournament officials announced Friday.
Four high school representatives and one college coach will be recognized as the best at the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Aug. 4 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Boxing Hall of Famer Bob Arum is the co-promoter of Saturday’s card at the Lakefront Arena featuring Regis Prograis against Juan Jose Velasco in the main event. The Advocate’s Ted Lewis spoke to Arum about Saturday’s fights and other items.
The Sun Belt Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments will remain in New Orleans for the foreseeable future, but changes are coming — including a move across town to the Smoothie King Center in 2020.
SUGAR LAND, Texas — Playing its third game in less than 24 hours, UNO had its late-season run end in the Southland Conference championship game Saturday night.
Coming into Saturday’s 40th running of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic, New Zealand’s Jake Robertson was a little older, a little wiser and a little stronger.
Monicah Ngige was in a pack of five or six runners as they passed the 3-mile mark in the Crescent City Classic 10K race Saturday morning.
As the sun rises Saturday morning, thousands of athletes, wannabe athletes, runners, walkers, strollers and more than a few day drinkers will be taking to the streets to participate in the 40th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10K …
Dillard coach Mike Newell knew exactly what his team was in for when the brackets for the NAIA championship tournament were released Wednesday.
KATY, Texas — The last time UNO played Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the Southland Conference tournament, the Privateers won an overtime thriller to capture their first conference championship and NCAA tournament bid in 21 years.
UL-Lafayette’s women’s basketball squad missed out on a first-round bye in the Sun Belt Conference tournament by a couple of games, but to Ragin’ Cajuns coach Garry Brodhead, that’s a good thing.
Marcus Hoof said he has spent a lot of long, lonely hours running atop the Mississippi River levee in training for the annual Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon.
Xavier led by seven points going into halftime of its Gulf Coast Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal against Edward Waters College on Friday at Dillard.
New Orleans' own Jarrius Robertson will be presented with a special award during WrestleMania week in April, according to a report.
It was cold in New Orleans on Wednesday night. Central Arkansas made sure it was that way inside Lakefront Arena.
If things had gone as originally planned, Mitchell Robinson would have spent Saturday night perhaps celebrating with his Western Kentucky teammates after their 81-65 victory over Indiana State that day.
Former Landry-Walker football star Keytaon Thompson and LSU sprinter Aleia Hobbs will be recognized as New Orleans' top amateur athletes, headlining the honors handed out at the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame banquet Aug. 5 in the Mercede…
When the New Orleans Jesters take the field for their playoff soccer match Friday night, they will do so in memory of Leon Castagne, a 17-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot in May shortly after graduating from De La Salle High School.
UNO baseball coach Blake Dean said his Privateers are more talented than last year's team, which turned in a program-altering season. But Dean wishes this year's edition had the unity, toughness and fight of last year's squad.
Getting to the NJCAA JUCO World Series has become an annual pilgrimage of late for Delgado CC.
Just a few short years ago, Chase Rushing was just a New Orleans Jesters fan, making his way to Pan-Am Stadium to watch some of his favorite players on the pitch for the city's National Premier Soccer League Team.
The Zurich Classic of New Orleans added another top 10 golfer to its growing field Friday with the commitment of Jordan Spieth, the 2015 Masters champion who's currently ranked fifth in the world.
Josh LaJaunie didn’t want to buy another suit.
The UNO baseball team’s dramatic comeback from a six-run deficit to beat Tulane at Maestri Field last year added life to a rivalry that had become stale.
Scratching and pecking for runs is out of character for the UNO baseball team, but small-ball tactics produced an 8-6 win over Abilene Christian in a Southland Conference matchup Friday night at Maestri Field.
When Dillard and Loyola begin play Wednesday in the NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Missouri, both teams will face tall challenges.
KATY, Texas — Sam Houston State kept attempting dunks in the pregame warmup for its Southland Conference tournament semifinal against UNO as if to prove it still had plenty of energy for its third game in three days.
INDIANAPOLIS – When Carlos Henderson chose Louisiana Tech over power-conference programs like Arizona State, Illinois and Utah, where his brother, Charles, played, he was taking something of a risk.