• Teurlings Catholic outfielder Nick Webre is 2016 Mr Baseball

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For Teurlings Catholic outfielder Nick Webre, the 2016 baseball season went about as well as he could have ever hoped.

  • Buddy Hield answers questions during an interview after being selected sixth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Hield feeling the heat in New Orleans, and liking it

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Buddy Hield flew into south Louisiana on Friday to begin his NBA career, among the first things he noticed was how hot it was — and he had no complaints.

  • Saints add C.J. Wilson, place Kyle Wilson on injured reserve

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have placed cornerback Kyle Wilson on injured reserve and have signed defensive tackle C.J. Wilson.

  • Buddy Hield reacts after being selected sixth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans held on to their first-round choice in the NBA draft for the first time since 2012, then used it to select a relatively mature rookie who was among college basketball’s best long-range shooters this past season.

  • This photo provided by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office shows Deputy David F. Michel Jr. A pedestrian walking down a busy commercial strip of a New Orleans suburb in the middle of the afternoon shot Michel multiple times, killing him, after being stopped by the officer Wednesday, an official said. (Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Louisiana mourns lost officer as 2 more officers wounded

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 19-year-old suspect accused of killing a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy faces four charges including first-degree murder Thursday, as a state reeling from that slaying learned that two more deputies were wounded in a separate incident.

  • Northwestern State promotes Barbier to head baseball coach

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Northwestern State has promoted associate head coach Bobby Barbier to head coach of the baseball program.

  • Saints to spend part of summer training at Greenbrier

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints will spend part of their summer training at The Greenbrier for the third straight year.

  • DA not prosecuting Alabama’s Cam Robinson, Hootie Jones

    MONROE, La. (AP) — The district attorney’s office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence “Hootie” Jones on drug and weapons charges, with the district attorney saying he didn’t want to “ruin the lives” of the two football players.