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  • MLB Mid-Summer Classic set to go

    July 16, 2013 3:46 PM

    NEW YORK - Baseball's Mid-Summer Classic is just hours away as the best of the National League square off against the best of the American League. The rules of the game were changed a few years ago so the contest now means that the winning team secures home field... more »
  • Struggling rivals seek redemption in Bayou Classic

    November 23, 2012 1:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - With their hopes of a Southwestern Athletic Conference title gone for both Grambling and Southern, Saturday's nationally televised Bayou Classic in the Superdome gives both teams a chance to finish disappointing seasons in a big-game environment. The teams enter the game with the worst combined record in... more »
  • Nicholls faces Southeastern tonight in River Bell Classic

    November 15, 2012 10:23 AM

    THIBODAUX - The Nicholls State University football team will close out its home schedule with a Thursday night showdown against Southeastern La. in the River Bell Classic. Kickoff at John L. Guidry Stadium is scheduled for 6 p.m. Before the game, Nicholls will honor its 15-member 2012 Senior... more »
  • New sponsor, new route for Orleans 10K

    November 14, 2012 11:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A popular 10-kilometer race in New Orleans has a new sponsor and a new course. The Allstate Sugar Bowl will be the new chief sponsor of the Crescent City Classic race, which celebrates its 35th anniversary next year. The Sugar Bowl replaces The Times-Picayune as title sponsor.... more »
  • Grambling gears up for Port City Classic

    June 21, 2012 7:11 AM

    SHREVEPORT - The 2012 Port City Classic featuring the Grambling State University Tigers and the Alcorn State University Braves will be held Saturday, September 1, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. Kick-off for the game is set for 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale at all Shreveport Federal... more »
  • DHH offers free HIV tests at Bayou Classic

    November 22, 2011 3:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Bayou Classic fans are being encouraged to take a free HIV test while in New Orleans for the annual football matchup between arch rivals Southern University and Grambling State. The game between the two predominantly black colleges will be played Saturday at the Superdome. Kickoff... more »
  • WBRZ to air LSU season-opener against Oregon

    April 13, 2011 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers will play their season-opener on a nationwide stage this fall when they face Oregon on network television. ABC announced Wednesday it will televise the Cowboys Classic on WBRZ as the premier matchup for college football's opening weekend. The Tigers will take on the... more »
  • Free HIV tests for fans at Bayou Classic

    November 24, 2010 2:07 PM

    Bayou Classic fans will be able to get a little more than a football game in New Orleans on Saturday. The state health department is giving free tests for the AIDS virus. It's part of a daylong health fair outside the Superdome, where Southern and Grambling will be... more »
  • Southern Owed Money for Gulf Coast Classic

    September 2, 2009 3:46 PM

    Organizers of the Gulf Coast Classic football game say they owe Southern University $103,000 and Alabama State about $40,000. The schools gave up traditional home games to play each other in Mobile, Alabama last November. Less than 20,000 people attended the game last year. The city of Mobile plans... more »

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