Sports Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana sports news from The Associated Press - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana sports news from The Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After playing at an elite level for more than a decade, cornerback Champ Bailey enters the final game of the 2014 preseason with little certainty about what kind of role he might fill in the Saints' secondary. Because of a foot injury early in training camp, he's appeared in only a portion of one exhibition game for New Orleans.

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season's inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne joined IndyCar president Mark Miles and other government officials for a formal announcement of the event Wednesday at NOLA Motorsports Park, which will host the race.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Four quarterbacks could be in play in the season opener Saturday night between two power conference programs. Wisconsin meets LSU in Houston in a prime-time matchup. Tigers coach Les Miles says he will use both sophomore Anthony Jennings and freshman Brandon Harris.

MONROE, La. (AP) - Wake Forest is rebuilding with a new coach, a true freshman quarterback and new starters at a range of key positions. On Thursday night, coach Dave Clawson, quarterback Josh Wolford and the revamped Demon Deacons make their 2014 debut at Louisiana-Monroe.

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