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  • New LSU AD Woodward initially supportive of embattled Wade

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New LSU athletic director Scott Woodward began his tenure at his alma mater by asserting he would throw "100 percent support" behind recently reinstated basketball coach Will Wade — unless he's presented with new information that forces him to reconsider."I have not met with Will," Woodward said during his formal introduction as LSU's top athletics official on Tuesday afternoon. "We've seen each other in group meetings.

  • 14 SEC players who could have breakthrough seasons

    Now that spring practice has ended, here's a list of Southeastern Conference players who are poised to break out this fall. Classes listed are their classes in the fall.EASTERN DIVISIONFLORIDAAMARI BURNEY, LB, Soph. — Burney, a converted safety, takes over for NFL-bound Vosean Joseph at the all-important "star" position in Florida's defense.

  • LSU hires Woodward away from Texas A&M

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has formalized an agreement to bring in Scott Woodward as the university's next athletic director.Woodward, whose hiring was announced Thursday morning, has been Texas A&M's athletic director since 2016 and held the same post at Washington for eight years before that.The Baton Rouge native and 1985 LSU graduate takes over at his alma mater on the heels of the university's announcement a day earlier that 11th-year athletic director Joe Alleva woul...

  • Saints' 2019 draft options limited by past deals

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have no time to waste if they want to win another Super Bowl with record-setting quarterback Drew Brees under center — which is why three of their top four 2019 draft slots have already been traded away.The Saints aren't slated to pick until late in the second round — 62nd overall — because they largely mortgaged the top of this year's draft in hopes of winning it all last season.New Orleans traded this year's first-round pick las...

  • Joe Alleva stepping down as LSU's athletic director

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU athletic director Joe Alleva is stepping down from that position and will have a new role within the athletic department.The school announced Wednesday that Alleva's new position will be as special assistant to the president for donor relations. He will remain LSU's athletic director until a successor is announced.Alleva has been LSU's athletic director since April 2008."We have made lifelong friends and memories in Louisiana," Alleva said ...

  • Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Pelicans newly hired top basketball executive said he's keeping coach Alvin Gentry and wouldn't rule out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding his trade request and committing to New Orleans long-term."We have a very long and successful history together with Klutch Sports," Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin said Wednesday, referring to the agency, led by Rich Paul, that re...

  • AP sources: Pelicans hiring former Cavs GM Griffin

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pelicans have reached an agreement in principle to make former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin New Orleans' new executive vice president of basketball operations, three people familiar with the situation said Friday.The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because contract negotiations are ongoing and no announcement has been made.Griffin will take over for former Pelicans general manger Dell Demps, who was fired in the...

  • LSU reinstates Wade after meeting over recruiting questions

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has decided to reinstate recently suspended basketball coach Will Wade, athletic director Joe Alleva announced Sunday night.The move came two days after a Wade met with LSU and NCAA officials, during which Alleva said the second-year Tigers coach "answered all questions and denied any wrongdoing in connection with recently reported allegations of irregularities in college basketball recruiting."LSU was having one of the better seasons in program histor...

  • LSU, Wade set first meeting since coach's suspension

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU senior associate athletic director Robert Munson says LSU and suspended basketball coach Will Wade have set a meeting for Friday that will include NCAA compliance officials.The meeting will mark the first meaningful face-to-face communication between all parties since LSU suspended Wade for initially refusing to meet with school officials on March 8.LSU Senior Associate Athletic Director Robert Munson says "university officials have made clear their expecta...

  • Top recruit Stingley stands out at LSU spring game

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As LSU freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. ran in stride with receiver Terrace Marshall Jr., he twisted his torso toward the middle of the field and raised his hands to snatch Joe Burrow's deep pass, reminding the starting quarterback of the risk that comes with challenging the Tigers' highest-profile recruit.Stingley's interception during LSU's spring game on Saturday highlighted a performance that left little doubt about his potential to build u...

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