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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Lake Charles – West Sulphur
Our Sulphur, Louisiana hotel is located at off I10 at Exit 20 Sulphur/Cameron the base of the Creole Nature Trail All American Road. A 20 minute drive southeast will have you at Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
Guests of our Sulphur hotel will enjoy a variety of southern Louisiana attractions. Within five minutes of our hotel, guests can place their toes in the sand of Lake Charles Beach and hop a bicycle or horse drawn carriage in downtown Lake Charles. Leisure travelers can experience the Sportsman’s Paradise by touring the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge or the Creole Nature Trail All American Road, both within 20 minutes of our hotel. Gaming enthusiasts will enjoy the short drive to one of Lake Charles casino resorts or even to the Racetrack casino located in Vinton Louisiana. With Golden Nugget Casino Resort under construction just minutes away.

Lake Charles Regional Airport

Lake Charles Regional Airport is a public use airport located five nautical miles south of the central business district of Lake Charles, a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Sudduth Coliseum

Sudduth Coliseum, in the Lake Charles Civic Center, is a 7,450-seat multi-purpose arena in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Located on Lakeshore Drive, it is the main arena of the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located in Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana. It is on Louisiana State Route 27, 8 miles south of Hackberry and 12 miles north of Holly Beach.

Business travelers can travel easily to and from their meetings, with our Lake Charles hotel’s convenient location. Business offices within 10 miles of our hotel include Citgo, Conoco, Northrop Grumman, PPG Industries, Sasol North America, Louisiana Pigment, Westlake Group, Firestone, Lonza, Lyondell, Air Products, Grace, the Lake Charles Civic Center, McNeese State University and the Port of Lake Charles.
Our Lake Charles, Louisiana hotel features friendly accommodations, along with full service amenities. Guests can enjoy the convenience of complimentary high-speed Internet access, an on-site restaurant and a convenience store. Other amenities include a heated indoor pool, a 24-hour Fitness Center and a Business Center. Book your Lake Charles Sulphur hotel reservations now and enjoy excellent Holiday Inn rooms and rates. Adjacent to West Cal Events Center and Arena.

DeAngelo Hall retires from NFL after 14 seasons

DeAngelo Hall聽is done pestering quarterbacks.
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After 14 NFL seasons the long-time聽Washington Redskins聽corner is retiring from the NFL, he told reporters Monday. Hall is mulling a possible move into television or a front office position.

Interior defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh joins Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald up front. Offensive lines can’t double- and triple-team both players. Even with added protection, there’s a danger in losing track of Michael Brockers.

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As a little kid, he didn’t say I want to be an NFL quarterback, his mom, Kim, said in a phone interview. He would say I’m going to be a starter in middle school. I’m going to be a starter in high school, a starter in college. He set little attainable goals.

He had good examples to go by. His father, Joe, was a quarterback at Navy, and older brother Trey played the position at Bucknell. They never let him get a big head.

Deion Jones Game Jersey Lauletta’s approaching his first year in the NFL with the same mindset that led him to being a fourth-round pick of the Giants in the NFL draft. He will be battling second-year quarterback Davis Webb to be Eli Manning’s backup. But that’s not even on his mind. His goals are even simpler.

We still talk every time we see Josh Hill Jersey each other. He says ‘Hello’ or goes out of his way to talk and we say ‘What’s up?’ and we communicate a bit, said Machado, who turns 26 in July. It’s pretty awesome because that’s the guy who drafted me out of high school and those are things that you never forget.

The Orioles are going nowhere this season. They are 13-28, putting them 15.5 games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East.

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This man runs a federal agency near Washington — from his home in Dallas 

The man named by President Trump last year to oversee regulation of the nation’s $1.4 trillion credit union industry has taken a novel approach to the agency he leads. Instead of going to his office near Washington every day, J. Mark McWatters works from his home.

In Dallas.

David Tepper, president of Appaloosa Management and a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, looks on from the sideline before a game between the Steelers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Heinz Field on September 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Buccaneers defeated the Steelers 27-2David Tepper, a minority investor in the Pittsburgh Steelers, is the favorite to buy the NFL’s Carolina Panthers for around $2.2 billion.

How UNLV was the right fit for NFL coach Anthony Lynn to earn a degree More UNLV has had its share of famous alumni through the years, producing rock stars, professional athletes, music moguls, politicians, comedians and celebrity chefs. But few students have had such a unique experience at the university as Anthony Lynn.

And in this case, he certainly wasn’t convicted, he was charged, so it would go to his character that he failed to even bring this up, in my opinion. Cause certainly if you’re indicted there had to have been something there, something was filed, and it was serious enough where somebody thought, or a group of people thought, the evidence was significant enough to go forward.

Patricia, in his news conference Thursday, stressed thatthere was never any situation in the Lions interview where I did not disclose the truth. But neither he nor the Lions would reveal what questions were asked in his two January interviews.

Banner said most head-coaching interviews that he was a part of often included a broadly-worded question like,Is there anything else that we should know from your background if we consider you?

While it’s understandable why Patricia would not disclose his arrest, Suhajda saidit would have behooved him, I think, to admit it with explanation.

Most stuff, if you have an explanation for it, fine, Suhajda said.
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Who has better future: Yanks or Sox?

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts nearly took Severino deep in the first at bat of the game, flying out to the warning track in front of the Yankees bullpen in right-center field. After that, not many bats made clean contact.
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He did a good job mixing up his pitches, keeping them out of the middle of the zone, Betts said. Obviously he has 100 (mph) in his back pocket, too. So he’s uses it all to his advantage.

He couldn’t accept being average. I will also remember him coming to the sidelines trying to be respectful of how tough the quarterback’s job was during the games but sometimes he just couldn’t control himself. He would say things like, ‘Hey 9, I know we ain’t got much time back there, but I got HQ fricking Harris guarding me. I’m getting open pretty quickly now, don’t be afraid to take a peek if you got the time.’ That was code for Jason saying ‘I am wide open and I have Greg Mancz Womens Jersey a bum on me if you haven’t noticed.’… and sure enough every time I watched the tape, he was always right.

When Kelly trotted in from the bullpen to face Yankees slugger Aaron Judge with the bases loaded and one out in the seventh inning, a chorus of boos rained down throughout the stands.

Judge singled home聽a tie-breaking聽run off Kelly, which proved to be the difference in the Yankees’ 3-2 win.

With the game hanging in the balance, Kelly’s recent history against the Yankees only added to the tension when he entered the game. In his mind, he felt like he was jogging into an October matchup.

It was probably more of a playoff-like atmosphere, Kelly said. Anytime you can pitch in the playoffs, it’s very similar, so it was fun.

As well regarded as he was by his colleagues, former players and opponents for his football acumen, Patricia also was known for his engaging personality.
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In college, Patricia was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity, along with many other RPI football players, and friends told the Free Press earlier this year that he was someone who enjoyed the social setting and being around friends.
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Ex-NFL LB Khaseem Greene sues police, prosecutors over 2017 gun charge

Linebacker Khaseem Greene was released by the Chiefs last May after he was indicted on a gun charge in Elizabeth, New Jersey that wound up being dropped in August.
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At the time, Greene’s attorney said police and prosecutors worked in concert to repeatedly perpetrate at least two lies in order to arrest and indict Greene after a shooting in December 2016 and now those allegations are part of a lawsuit filed in United States District Court. The suit, which was obtained by CourthouseNews.com, calls Greene’s arrest and indictment one of the most chilling episodes of police and prosecutorial misconduct in modern New Jersey history.

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With a lineup of mashers, Boone isn’t likely to risk outs on the base paths. Thus far, the men in pinstripes are mid-pack with 10 steals. The curious thing is the most any single player has is two, with Didi Gregorius, Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner each bagging a pair. It’s early, but one explanation is Boone isn’t dismissing the running game, but rather picking and choosing his spots. This bodes well for Gregorius and Judge, among others.

The Giants could have drafted Sam Darnold, Josh Allen or Josh Rosen as Eli Manning’s heir apparent. But the plan for a young quarterback would have entailed at least a year sitting and Alex Killorn Jersey watching.

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Gleyber Torres’ blistering start at Triple-A forced the brass’ hand, with Boone installing the prized prospect at the keystone. Injuries played a large part in accelerating the transition from veterans to rookies, though Boone’s trust in Austin suggests he’ll give Andujar and Torres every opportunity to stick for good.

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An unfiltered, unedited, unbelievable hour with Chris Simms

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I鈥檝e been working with Chris Simms for nearly a year now, and we get along very well. But apart from the two hours we spend three days per week on PFT Live, we don鈥檛 really have many direct interactions. Yes, we exchange plenty of text messages, but we don鈥檛 hang out and shoot the breeze or get on the phone and just talk.
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With Mirotic, the Pelicans could stagger minutes for Davis and Cousins as rigidly as the Rockets do with James Harden and Chris Paul. Houston played those two together a shade less than 20 minutes per game in the regular season, according to NBA.com. Cousins and Davis averaged 26 minutes together. Separate them longer, and New Orleans might get more of the best version of each.

That would require teaching two different styles of offense, but smart teams are adaptable. Mirotic could fill some minutes on the wing next to both bigs, though he is much less effective there.

According to Sabrina Eaton of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Gonzalez defeated two other Republican candidates in yesterday鈥檚 primary for Ohio鈥檚 16th Congressional district. He garnered 53 percent of the vote to beat Ohio state senator Christina Hagan and physician Michael Grusenmeyer for a slot in the race for Rep. Jim Renacci鈥檚 seat.

Our goal has been to authentically represent our shared values while articulating our vision for the future of Northeast Ohio and our great country, Gonzalez said in Authentic Jonathan Villar Jersey a statement after his win. As we look forward to the November election and a new challenge, we will continue to double down on this same strategy.

Gonzalez, a former Ohio State standout who was the Colts鈥?first-round pick in 2007, saw his playing career cut short by injuries. He played in just 40 games over five seasons.

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That has allowed the Knights to play freely, which in turn has led to career seasons from several players.

Where Fultz has really popped off the screen is in the open floor. With the size of some NBA wings, his ability to shift gears on a dime while keeping his chest square to the rim isn’t something you often see from lead guards. His patented right-to-left spin move has put numerous defenders through the blender, as his physicality and agility are extremely rare.

Transition has made up 29.5 percent of Fultz’s possessions since returning, according to Synergy Sports research. While he has missed a few bunnies at the rim and is scoring only 0.806 points per possession, his sheer ability to change the game in space has ignited Philly’s bench. The Sixers’ second unit posted a below-league-average net rating of minus-2.8 before Fultz’s return, but since that Nuggets game on March 26, they’ve had the best bench in the league with a net rating that surged to plus-12.5, according to NBA Advanced Stats. (Fultz played in more than 80 percent of those bench minutes.)

There’s no better example than Karlsson, who came to Vegas largely anonymous. Wild Bill finally lived up to his nickname, scoring 43 goals while chasing Alex Ovechkin for the league title. In March, Karlsson made his return to Columbus, the team that left him exposed in the expansion draft. Marchessault asked if there would be a tribute video.

Even without the pick-and-roll efficiency from his college days, Fultz remains a dynamic threat as a distributor, slasher and short-range shooter on the move, and the Sixers’ staff has done a great job of getting him going to the rim by shifting the defense and letting him attack.

He changes pace impressively and uses his combination of sheer size, unique athleticism and stride length to get good looks. He has also shown his ability to attack switches. He’s a talented one-on-one scorer when his pull-ups are falling and defenses don’t aggressively sag.

Where Fultz has been most impressive is as a facilitator. Even with defenders not having to pressure him, he has found ways to get into the paint and kick out to open shooters or hit the roller in stride. He whips around passes with either hand and boasts an impressive 4.5 assist-to-turnover ratio over his past 11 games, playing with great unselfishness while still protecting the ball.

Fultz’s ability to make others better has been a big reason his transition has been fairly seamless after missing so much time, and that should continue to be the case in the playoffs.
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Jaguars decline 2019 contract option on Dante Fowler

The Jaguars declined to exercise defensive end Dante Fowler’s 2019 contract option Wednesday, meaning he is scheduled to be a free agent next March.
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Otherwise, it’s back to serve-as-depth mode, with third-round safety聽Ronnie Harrison sitting behind a pair of solid starters and fourth-round offensive tackle聽Will Richardson doing the same.聽

It’s an odd thing to see the Jaguars taking luxury picks who don’t need to contribute as soon as possible, though those rookies probably won’t complain.聽

Breeland Speaks out of Ole Miss might as well be a first-round pick based on the expectations he’s about to face.聽

Speaks, a second-round pick, was the first selection in the draft by the Kansas City Chiefs and will get a shot at immediate playing time at defensive end, where the roster happens to have a weak point.聽

Raiders’ offensive lineman Vadal Alexander has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the Raiders announced Tuesday afternoon.

Alexander is eligible to return to the 53-man roster Monday, Oct. 1, the day after Oakland’s Week 4 game at home against the Cleveland Browns. Alexander is still permitted to participate in all offseason activities and preseason games.

Smart’s intensity, particularly on the defensive end, rubbed off on the teammates that serenaded him with a standing ovation upon learning he had been cleared to return to game action. Smart helped the Celtics bottle up Giannis Antetokounmpo and limited his supporting cast while emerging with a 92-87 triumph to take a 3-2 series lead.

After stepping down from the podium following a postgame news conference, Smart planned to call his mother at the Texas hospital where she’s currently undergoing cancer treatments. Smart said she’s responding well to initial infusions and he’s hopeful she’ll continue to progress.

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This is important for the Jets because both general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles likely need to win now to keep their jobs.

Flowers has stayed away from team workouts as the Giants prepare to open their voluntary veteran minicamp Tuesday.
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The Giants signed left tackle Nate Solder in free agency to handle the left tackle duties, presumably shifting Flowers Robbie Ray Jersey to the right side, if he ended up remaining in New York — which seems unlikely at this stage.

The No. 9 overall selection in 2015, Flowers struggled mightily in three seasons as a 46-game starter. For most of his career, Flowers has been an automated turnstile on Eli Manning ‘s blindside seemingly ushering pass rushers to the quarterback.

Limited Youth Clayton Geathers Jersey One note from each team taking the field today:

Lions: How will the Lions defensive personnel line up with Matt Patricia’s multiple-front system? The defensive line is something Detroit should target in the draft later this week.

Colts: Andrew Luck won’t be on the field yet, obviously. What will Jacoby Brissett ‘s receiving corps look like behind T.Y. Hilton ?

Giants: All eyes will be on backup quarterback Davis Webb, as he’s slated to get more reps this week. Even with the hype around Webb, don’t expect this week’s performance sans pads to change Big Blue’s plans at the No. 2 overall pick on Thursday.

Raiders: What will Jon Gruden’s return to the sideline look like? The Raiders new coach said he plans to use this week as a teaching lesson.

Titans: How much of the new offense will OC Matt LaFleur put on Marcus Mariota ‘s plate right off the bat?
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For NFL hopefuls, the exhaustive draft process can ‘seem like horse trading’ More Christian Kirk counted the number of steps inside his head 鈥?one, two, three all the way to 12 鈥?before he faked to the sideline, froze for a millisecond, then flashed to the middle of the field, where a soaring football awaited him.

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Mayfield ‘definitely’ in conversation for Browns’ No. 1 pick

The Cleveland Browns are definitely considering drafting Baker Mayfield with the No. 1 overall pick, a league executive told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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The inclusion of Mayfield in the Browns’ conversation adds murkiness to the top of the draft, where Cleveland owns picks Nos. 1 and 4.

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We probably won’t have what we would call a pure X receiver to take the place of Dez, Jones explained. Even if we draft one that is an X receiver, he’s not going to, as a rookie, come in here and give us that type of performance. You got to presume that. And so we certainly know that we’ve got a chance to pick a player, but not necessarily in the first round or even the second round, that will have an opportunity [to get] in the mix.

Foles, speaking to media on Tuesday, shared that he personally is still just trying Julian Howsare Youth jersey to let it sink in. He also shared just how much the championship has meant to some fans.

Marty Hurney has returned to the Panthers ‘ GM chair to oversee his first draft since selecting eight first-round Pro Bowlers in a span of 10 years, starting with Julius Peppers in 2002. For all of that success, though, Hurney is still haunted by the future first-round picks surrendered in trades for draft busts Jeff Otah and Everette Brown.

I can tell you right now, you can consider next year’s first safe , a smiling Hurney quipped Tuesday. I don’t think we’re going to be trading next year’s first.

The Bills and Cardinals are among the organizations interested in trading up to the No. 5 of No. 6 range , Rapoport reported Monday. Which teams, conversely, are looking to move down in the first round? Rapoport shifted gears Tuesday, listing the Lions, Titans and Seahawks as candidates to trade down.

How disparate are the opinions on this year’s draft class? Executive vice president Stephen Jones revealed Tuesday that the Cowboys have roughly 17 players rated as first-round prospects. This comes hours after 49ers general manager John Lynch put his war room’s total at 30 first-round grades .

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Stephen Curry has ‘very positive’ practice, questionable for Game 1

Stephen Curry is almost back.

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Curry is listed as questionable for Saturday against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.

Curry on Thursday participated in his first full practice since suffering a Grade 2 left MCL sprain in his left knee on March 23. The injury caused him to miss the team’s past 14 games.

Kerr said the practice session was important for Curry in his rehabilitation process, and he acknowledged Curry “looked good.”

“I think what we have to do is see how his body responds the rest of the day,” Kerr said. “[We’ll] put him through another practice tomorrow. I think he needs to string together a few good days. But, yeah, it was very positive.”

Ward, who grew up in the Cleveland area, wore a purple suit to the draft to honor his father, who died in May 2016 of a heart attack. Purple was his father’s favorite color.

“It was definitely an emotional night,” Ward said. “I obviously wish my dad was still alive and could have been there and experienced that with my family and I. But I know that he’s proud of me.

“He watched last night in heaven.”

According to the team, Kang will report to the Pirates facility in Bradenton, Florida, after he fulfills obligations under the treatment program he agreed to in January 2017. He will remain on the restricted list until he’s in condition to rejoin the major league team.

In his first two seasons with the Pirates, Kang batted .273 with 36 home runs and 120 RBIs. He played 169 games at third base and another 60 at shortstop.

Darnold was regarded by many talent evaluators as the safest quarterback in the draft because of his combination of passing skill and mobility. He rose to national prominence in 2016, led USC to an epic Rose Bowl victory over Penn State and compiled a 20-4 record as a starter in his career.

On the down side, Darnold raised questions about his pro readiness with a spotty performance in 2017. He tied for the FBS lead with 22 turnovers.

“Obviously, you don’t want turnovers on any level,” Bowles said. “But we think his upside and ability far outweigh the turnovers. … We didn’t feel too bad about that.”

The Jets chose Darnold with the pick acquired on St. Patrick’s Day from the Indianapolis Colts. To ensure themselves of a top quarterback, they dealt three second-round picks (including one in 2019) to move up from No. 6 overall.
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