Updated: 7:13 PM 9/22/2014LSU coach Les Miles, a former offensive lineman at Michigan, knows as well as anyone how much of a problem the Tigers have with their blocking up front. After reviewing film of the 17th-ranked Tigers 34-29 loss to Mississippi State, Miles declined to single out his offensive linemen, but he... (More)
Updated: 5:56 PM 9/22/2014METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints are taking a critical look at their first victory of the season. While they're relieved they've finally won after a pair of close loses to open the season, they're not entirely happy with how they played in their home opener against Minnesota. New Orleans,... (More)
Updated: 3:45 PM 9/22/2014OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator. Bisciotti spoke Monday after... (More)
Updated: 7:45 AM 9/22/2014CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night. The Steelers had gone eight quarters without a touchdown before Roethlisberger's two scoring strikes in the third. They were... (More)
Updated: 7:40 AM 9/22/2014
BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars may have turned their season around with a win against Prairie View A&M on Saturday: at the very least, they started off their conference season in the right way.
The Jaguars got a lift both offensively from Austin Howard and a couple of key interceptions from the defense as they held off a late Panthers rally.
The Jags now turn their attention to Alcorn State next Saturday.
Updated: 3:15 PM 9/21/2014NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 20-9 over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. For the Vikings, the loss capped a week of distractions as the club first announced that star running back... (More)
Updated: 3:13 PM 9/21/2014BATON ROUGE - LSU tumbled 10 spots in the coaches poll and 9 in the AP poll after their 34-29 loss to Mississippi State Saturday night. Mississippi State, previously unranked in both polls, jumped to No. 14 and No. 16 in the AP poll and coaches poll respectively. ... (More)
Updated: 8:16 PM 9/20/2014PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night. The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the... (More)
Updated: 8:04 PM 9/20/2014BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29. Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... (More)
Updated: 10:34 AM 9/20/2014TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday. Winston was originally suspended for just the first half after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy... (More)