Sports roundup: Mathieu tweets about his battle in drug rehab … Isom to learn Friday her LSU football fate … NBA survey predicts Hornets' Davis will win rookie award
Tweet streak: Tyrann Mathieu is apparently finding the process difficult as he enters his second week of drug rehabilitation, The Times-Picayune reports. Mathieu and his family are declining interviews about his future since he was kicked off the LSU football team for testing positive for drugs. But Mathieu, ever the communicator, isn't staying silent. He's offering insight into what he's going through on his Twitter account. One tweet says: "Great day......Great workout.... now its off to counseling!" Another: "Got damn its hard..... #Faith" Read the full story here.
One Mo day to geaux: Thought it has been widely reported that LSU coach Les Miles would announce today the names of those who have made the football team as walk-ons—including the fate of former LSU soccer goalie Mo Isom, who wants to be a kicker on the team—an LSU spokesman says it's his understanding that Miles will now make the announcement on Friday following the team's practice. In the meantime, you can read all about Isom and her quest to make the Tigers football squad in this recent feature story in Grantland.
Rising expectations: If predictions about the players selected in the June NBA draft prove correct, New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis is going to win this season's NBA's Rookie of the Year award. In the fourth annual rookie survey conducted by NBA.com,
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