• Sun Belt announces divisions for 2018 football season

    POINT CLEAR, Ala. (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference will split into two five-team divisions, broken up simply by east and west, starting in 2018.

  • In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts.