Sports News

Social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter were buzzing last Saturday evening when mixed martial arts fans in Southeast Texas turned their televisions to KBTV FOX 4 to watch UFC’s debut on mainstream TV. But what they saw was the Lamar University Cardinals vs. Nicholls State Colonels football game.

Locals had to wait to watch the hour-long special, which ended with a 64-second knockout. FOX 4 aired UFC after the game ended.








Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 50-176, .284
Best Bets: 24-47, .510
Longshots: 1-3, .333
Top 3 picks in the $: .476

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 48-176, .272
Best Bets: 10-16, .625
Longshots: 10-20, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .490


BEAUMONT, Texas – Monique Whittaker scored 15 points to lead the Lamar University women’s basketball team to a 67-58 win over visiting Ole Miss in a non-conference game Tuesday night.


ATHENS, Ohio – Lamar University got 20 points from Mike James, and 18 from Charlie Harper on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center, but it was not enough as Ohio University outlasted the Cardinals for an 85-78 overtime basketball victory.


Saturday, Nov. 12

Rice @ Northwestern (-16)

Pitt @ Louisville (-3)

Texas (-1.5)@ Mizzou

Marshall @ Tulsa (-19)

Nebraska (-3.5)@ Penn St

Wake Forest@ Clemson (-17)

West Virginia @ Cincy (-3.5)

Mich St (-3) @ Iowa