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Rich Rodriguez hired as Louisiana-Monroe OC, son Rhett Rodriguez joins as quarterback transfer

USATSI First-year Louisiana-Monroe football coach Terry Bowden is enlisting the services of a well-traveled power conference coach to direct his offense as he takes over a Warhawks program that finished 0-10 this past season. The program announced Tuesday that Rich Rodriguez has been hired to serve as offensive coordinator at ULM, marking a return to coaching…

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Louisiana Sports Betting Bills Close In On Finish Line

The legislative process for Louisiana sports betting is pushing toward the finish line this week. Appropriations bill SB 142 passed the Senate on Wednesday. Meanwhile, regulatory bill SB 247 is scheduled for a third and final reading in the House on Thursday. Tax bill HB 697 is all the way through both chambers. It now…

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Missouri reschedules non-conference matchup with Louisiana that was scheduled to be played in 2020

Michael Wayne Bratton | 1 month ago https://bucket1.mm-syringe.com/prod/configs/9493b77c-b8ce-c6cb-43d4-8128c96d515e.jshttps://bucket1.mm-syringe.com/prod/injector/injector.1.3.jsThanks to the coronavirus, there obviously weren’t any non-conference matchups played last fall during the Southeastern Conference’s regular-season schedule.That resulted in the status of all non-conference matchups scheduled for the 2020 season up in the air, including a Texas A&M and Colorado home-and-home series that was set to…

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Louisiana Sports Betting Prepped For Final Vote

With a licensing framework approved by state lawmakers last week, the Louisiana House is expected to vote by Friday on a bill to authorize Louisiana sports betting in parishes that approved it last fall.  Senate Bill 247, sponsored by Senate President Page Cortez of Lafayette, advanced this morning after being approved by the House Committee…

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Sports betting in Louisiana could begin by this fall

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – People in Louisiana could start betting on sports events as early as the fall. According to Senate President Page Cortez, it could happen before the end of football season.“We’re almost at the final stretch,” said Sen. Regina Barrow.Before the bill can go into law, a few things must still happen.…

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Will sports betting become a reality in Louisiana? See where these 2 bills are headed next

As the instruments setting up the mechanics that soon will allow most Louisiana residents to wager on sporting events get closer to final legislative approval, the state Senate on Wednesday advanced the bill that details where the money will go.House Bill 697, which deals with taxes and fees, is sitting on the desk of Gov.…