May 23, 2013 10:11 AM
DURHAM, N.C. - Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is back as the U.S. men's national team coach and ready for another run at Olympic gold.
During a news conference at Duke on Thursday, Krzyzewski called it the "ultimate honor" to represent his country.
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo, speaking... more »
May 8, 2013 12:37 PM
WINGATE, N.C. - The NCAA has given former Wingate women's basketball coach Barbara Nelson a two-year show-cause penalty for providing players with money and prescription drugs. The school on Wednesday also was given one year of probation and vacated all 24 victories from 2011-12. Nelson was not named in the... more »
April 26, 2013 12:30 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rick Pitino is now inked up. The Louisville coach followed through Friday on his promise to get a tattoo if the Cardinals won the NCAA championship, adorning his left shoulder blade with the school's old-English 'L' emblem in red. He got it done at Tattoo Salvation, a... more »
April 16, 2013 12:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced this afternoon that head men's basketball coach Roman Banks agreed to a contract extension with the university.
"We have reached an agreement, in principle, to extend the contract of Head Coach Roman Banks as the leader of the Southern Jaguars Men's Basketball team,"... more »
April 12, 2013 3:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Former LSU standout Tyrann Matiheu issued a response this afternoon to a report that he told an assistant NFL coach he'd failed more than ten drug tests before being kicked off the Tiger football team.
Mathieu said the quote didn't accurately reflect the discussions he had... more »
April 12, 2013 8:53 AM
MANSFIELD - The North DeSoto High School head boys' basketball coach has been arrested on charges relating to inappropriate behavior with a 14-year-old female student. DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Lt. Robert Davidson tells The Times 46-year-old Robert L. Bender, of Gloster, was arrested at the school on Thursday. He was booked... more »
April 10, 2013 4:24 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida defensive line coach Bryant Young has resigned to "pursue more time with my family." A four-time Pro Bowler who played 14 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Young joined coach Will Muschamp's staff in 2011 after one year at San Jose State and another at Notre... more »
April 9, 2013 6:20 PM
CENTRAL - An assistant football coach is suing after he was removed from his coaching job.
Coach Mike Gardner field suit against the Central Community School System and Central High Principal Bob Wales after his removal from the coaching position. In court documents obtained by News 2, Mike Gardner... more »
April 4, 2013 10:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri will host a luncheon open to the public today at the L'Auberge Resort in Baton Rouge.
Mainieri is scheduled to talk about the success the Tigers have seen so far in the 2013 season and look ahead to this weekend's... more »
April 3, 2013 12:40 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - The man who's been fired as basketball coach at Rutgers in New Jersey says there's "no excuse" for his behavior seen in video excerpts of his team's practice sessions. In the video, Mike Rice is seen shoving and grabbing players, throwing balls at them and using gay... more »
March 28, 2013 3:15 PM
CENTRAL - The superintendent of the Central Community School System responded today to a News 2 report about a coach's reassignment.
Mike Gardner recently left his coaching position at the high school, and still teaches in the system. Community members told News 2 they believed the change was due... more »
March 27, 2013 5:55 PM
CENTRAL - The City of Central is rallying in support for Central High School football coach Mike Gardner.
A petition, signed by over 250 supporters against Central Community School System, reads "Keep Mike Gardner as a coach!"
Gardner is no longer coaching at Central High. He was an... more »
March 1, 2013 2:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletic Department Friday afternoon issued the following statement regarding LSU Assistant Basketball Coach David Patrick:
"The NCAA has confirmed to LSU that Tiger assistant coach David Patrick is not a coach that has been implicated in the NCAA's findings against St. Mary's University."
... more »
February 17, 2013 12:37 PM
MERIDIAN, Miss. - A former Meridian high school softball coach has been indicted on eight charges alleging inappropriate contact with students under the age of 18. The indictment filed Feb. 11 in Lauderdale County Circuit Court charges former Clarkdale High School coach Ricky Roberson with three counts of exploiting a... more »
February 15, 2013 12:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles introduced Cam Cameron as the team's new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach today.
Cameron said today that getting the chance to represent LSU as a coach was an honor. He said his style of football matches LSU's physical and tough... more »
February 1, 2013 3:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- The LSU Board of Supervisors signed-off on a pay raise for the school's head football coach, Les Miles.
Sports 2 Director Michael Cauble Tweeted that there were "no questions, no opposition" to the increase.
Miles received a $549,000 annual pay raise. The change bumps his salary... more »
February 1, 2013 11:08 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board is considering a $549,000 annual pay raise for football coach Les Miles. If approved Friday by the Board of Supervisors, the change will bump Miles' salary to $4.3 million a year and extend his contract through the 2019 season. Miles and Athletics Director Joe... more »
January 24, 2013 10:51 AM
BATON ROUGE - A pay increase and extension for LSU head football coach Les Miles' contract will go before the Board of Supervisors on Feb. 1, according to the university.
LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said the amendment to the contract was agreed upon in December, increasing his annual... more »
January 22, 2013 6:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU assistant women's basketball coach Tony Perotti is out of jail on bond after his arrest this weekend in suspicion of a drunken bar disturbance.
Perotti was charged with disturbing the peace and two counts of remaining after forbidden when he was booked into the East... more »
January 22, 2013 9:50 AM
NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton following a season-long suspension for his role in the team's bounty scandal. The announcement comes Tuesday, a day after Payton met with Goodell. At the meeting, Payton took responsibility for the actions of his coaching... more »
January 22, 2013 7:14 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Supporters of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno are marking the 1-year anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil.
The Hall of Fame coach died of lung cancer on Jan. 22, 2012, at age 85. On Tuesday, supporters are holding a vigil at... more »
January 21, 2013 10:43 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Community residents have scheduled a vigil Tuesday to remember former Penn State coach Joe Paterno a year after his death. A family spokesman says the family won't be involved and intends to remain in privacy. Paterno died of lung cancer on Jan. 22, 2012, at age... more »
January 1, 2013 10:01 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Since he arrived in Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl, Oregon coach Chip Kelly has been asked about coaching in the NFL every day. The questions only figure to pick up after seven NFL coaches were fired on Monday. As he has in the past, Kelly has deflected... more »
December 13, 2012 4:01 PM
METAIRIE - Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says witnesses in the NFL's bounty investigation of New Orleans' pay-for-pain system have lied about him and the organization and that their stories might change in federal court. Vitt angrily said Thursday he feels the truth will come out in federal court,... more »
December 12, 2012 10:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles will meet with the media today to preview the upcoming Chick-fil-A Bowl game against Clemson later this month.
Miles has yet to speak publicly since his team received their invitation to play in the New Years Eve game in Atlanta.... more »
December 7, 2012 11:51 AM
AUBURN, Ala. - New Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has swiftly brought in his 29-year-old protege and a veteran defensive coordinator. Malzahn was flanked Friday morning by new offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee and 60-year-old former Southern Miss coach Ellis Johnson, who will lead Auburn's defense. Lashlee played quarterback for Malzahn at... more »
December 7, 2012 10:38 AM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee has hired Cincinnati's Butch Jones as its next football coach. Jones has a 50-27 record in six seasons as a head coach. He went 27-13 in three seasons at Central Michigan and has gone 23-14 at Cincinnati the last three years. He followed Notre Dame's Brian... more »
December 6, 2012 10:31 AM
JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
December 5, 2012 12:48 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Bret Bielema will earn $3.2 million annually for six years in his new job at Arkansas, which will also pay its new coach's $1 million buyout to Wisconsin. Arkansas on Wednesday released its signed letter of agreement with Bielema, which includes another $700,000 in annual incentives. The... more »
December 4, 2012 4:09 PM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn has hired former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn as its new head football coach. Auburn announced that it will introduce the former Arkansas State coach in a news conference Tuesday night Malzahn was the Tigers' offensive coordinator during their national championship run in 2010, but spent last... more »
December 3, 2012 10:38 AM
PHILADELPHIA - The foundering Philadelphia Eagles have fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn as they try to fix a broken pass defense amid an eight-game losing streak. Eagles coach Andy Reid on Monday announced former defensive line coach Tommy Brashear is replacing Washburn. The Eagles hired Washburn before last season,... more »
November 30, 2012 6:12 PM
METAIRIE - Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt scoffs at the idea that Drew Brees' recent and uncharacteristic interception epidemic is to blame for New Orleans' fading playoff hopes. Vitt doesn't want the Saints' franchise quarterback to change a thing. Vitt says great quarterbacks have the courage to attempt great... more »
November 28, 2012 1:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m.
The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
November 27, 2012 11:03 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - No. 5 Florida didn't wait to give coach Will Muschamp a contract extension. The Gators (11-1) gave him one before the season. President Bernie Machen and athletic director Jeremy Foley met in August and agreed to extend Muschamp's contract for a year, through 2017. The Gainesville Sun... more »
November 24, 2012 10:49 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says interim football coach John L. Smith will not return next season. Long says in a statement released by the university that he met with Smith on Saturday, a day after the Razorbacks' season-ending 20-13 loss to LSU, and told him the... more »
November 19, 2012 5:23 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith expects an overflow of emotions as he prepares for this week's season-finale. The Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) end their season Friday against No. 8 LSU, doing so with full knowledge they any hopes of a fourth straight bowl game ended... more »
November 19, 2012 10:37 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history, is retiring from Division III St. John's University in Minnesota. Gagliardi announced his decision on the team website on Monday. He coached for 64 years, 60 of them at the private school in central Minnesota, and retires with a... more »
November 14, 2012 3:31 PM
METAIRIE - Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says Darren Sproles looked good in his first practice since breaking a bone in his left hand during a loss at Denver three games ago. Sproles is now practicing with a protective glove on the hand he injured on Oct. 28 and... more »
November 12, 2012 2:34 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - John L. Smith is optimistic about returning as Arkansas' coach next season. The interim coach says he isn't concerned about the ongoing coaching search by athletic director Jeff Long. Arkansas started the season ranked in the top 10. After a loss at South Carolina, Arkansas (4-6, 2-4... more »
November 9, 2012 10:33 AM
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Federal officials are dropping their investigation of sexual abuse claims against former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine. They said Friday they found no evidence to support a man's accusations that Fine molested him in 2002 in a Pittsburgh hotel room when the team played there.... more »
November 5, 2012 4:47 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he has "a lot of faith" in coach Jason Garrett and dismisses reports that he might be interested in bringing in Sean Payton next season. The New Orleans Saints coach was suspended for the season by the NFL for his role... more »
October 17, 2012 3:42 PM
KENNEBUNK, Maine - A long-time Maine high school hockey coach whose name appeared on a list of 21 men accused of paying a local Zumba fitness instructor for sex has stepped down. School Superintendent Andrew Dolloff said Wednesday that Kennebunk High School coach Donald Hill announced the day before he... more »
October 12, 2012 3:29 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - An attorney for Arkansas coach John L. Smith says a computer error in his bankruptcy case is behind what appeared to be a huge jump in his debt. Smith's initial Chapter 7 filing in September listed $25.7 million in debt. He later amended that to $40.7 million,... more »
October 9, 2012 10:34 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith appears to have structured the bulk of his $850,000 salary to be paid after the likely end of his bankruptcy proceedings.
Smith, who was hired to a 10-month contract in April, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in early September. An amended... more »
September 20, 2012 10:43 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
September 14, 2012 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University officials announced today that Stump Mitchell is out as the school's head football coach.
Mitchell was reassigned to other administrative duties for the remainder of the season. Defensive coordinator Dawson Odums will handle coaching duties.
Rumors swirled earlier today that some university leaders... more »
September 3, 2012 4:58 PM
METAIRIE - Aaron Kromer has begun his six-game stint handling head coaching duties for the Saints by providing his team with a dose of perspective. Kromer says whatever adversity the Saints must overcome because of suspensions related to the NFL's bounty investigation pales in comparison to fans whose homes were... more »
August 20, 2012 10:06 AM
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State receivers coach Angelo Mirando has resigned because of "unforeseen personal issues" less than two weeks before the season opener against Jackson State.
Mirando was a graduate assistant under head coach Dan Mullen for two seasons before becoming a full-time assistant in 2011.
In... more »
August 9, 2012 12:47 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino expresses regret for the affair that led to his April firing, and says he hopes to coach again. Petrino, speaking publicly for the first time since his firing in an interview with ESPN, admits to the affair with former football staffer Jessica... more »
July 24, 2012 10:23 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southwestern Athletic Conference now boasts college football's winningest coach, but says the focus should remain on the sex abuse victims and their families in the Penn State scandal.
The league sent out a statement Monday after the NCAA vacated 111 of Joe Paterno's 409 wins... more »
July 4, 2012 10:59 AM
HOUSTON - Tony Harvey has resigned as Texas Southern University head men's basketball coach, effective immediately.
A TSU statement Tuesday says Harvey "determined that it was in his personal and professional interest to resign to pursue other goals." The resignation was first reported by KRIV-TV of Houston.
TSU... more »
July 3, 2012 10:32 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Brooks has signed a multiyear extension to return as coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
General manager Sam Presti announced Monday that Brooks agreed to a new contract, less than two weeks after the Thunder lost in five games to the Miami Heat in the... more »
June 26, 2012 8:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head basketball coach Johnny Jones continues his 2012 Basketball Camps this morning at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and the new basketball practice facility. The purpose of the Tiger Cub Camp is to introduce future Tigers to the most basic fundamentals of the game of basketball... more »
June 22, 2012 5:02 PM
BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Jerry Sandusky's lawyer says an acquittal of his client on all charges would be "a shock," as jurors deliberate the former Penn State assistant football coach's fate on 48 criminal counts. Joe Amendola told reporters inside the Centre County Courthouse that Sandusky was spending time with his... more »
June 21, 2012 4:33 PM
BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A lawyer for an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky says the man has told authorities the former Penn State assistant football coach abused him. Matt Sandusky is one of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children. His lawyer issued a statement Thursday naming Matt Sandusky and saying that the... more »
June 11, 2012 9:06 AM
BATON ROUGE - Stony Brook (52-13) tossed its second-consecutive three-hitter on Sunday, as the Seawolves came back from a game down to advance past LSU to its first College World Series, 7-2, on Sunday night at Alex Box Stadium. LSU (47-18), the Southeastern Conference Champion, won a 12-inning affair in... more »
June 4, 2012 11:57 AM
BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers took time before the close of the legislative session Monday to applaud LSU's Regional baseball win this weekend.
Coach Paul Mainieri spoke at the session this morning, and said he hopes the Tigers will bring home a seventh national championship title.
Mainieri said the... more »
June 4, 2012 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE- Shawn Forrest has resigned his position as assistant coach for the LSU men's basketball team. Head coach Johnny Jones said Monday that Forrest was leaving for personal reasons. Forrest joined the coaching staff shortly after Jones was named head coach at LSU in April. Jones has begun a... more »
May 14, 2012 9:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Johnny Jones was introduced as LSU's basketball coach on April 16th, and he hasn't stopped working ever since.
Jones has rounded out his coaching staff along with his incoming recruiting class.
Watch WBRZ Sports 2 at 6:00 and 10:00 for a special two-part interview with... more »
April 11, 2012 9:03 AM
Two days after Trent Johnson was introduced at TCU, LSU is still searching for its new head basketball coach.
Athletic Director Joe Alleva is conducting a national search and will interview finalists in the coming days.
The late high school signing period begins today, and LSU still has... more »
April 5, 2012 1:04 PM
NEW YORK - Saints coach Sean Payton has arrived at NFL headquarters, where his suspension appeal in the New Orleans bounty case is being heard by Commissioner Roger Goodell. Payton arrived Thursday, several hours after Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant coach Joe Vitt went into the league offices... more »
March 27, 2012 8:49 AM
PALM BEACH, Fla. - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell might allow Sean Payton to coach the Saints if he appeals his season-long suspension for his role in the team's bounty program.
Goodell said Tuesday at the league meeting that should Payton appeal, he "probably" would let him continue coaching after... more »
March 13, 2012 12:33 PM
A Massachusetts man is accused of biting off part of a coach's ear following a kids basketball game.
Timothy Forbes turned himself in at a Springfield court Monday.
Police say the 34-year-old assistant coach attacked the winning coach as the Catholic Youth Organization teams shook hands at the... more »
December 19, 2011 2:38 PM
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Southeastern Louisiana University says its next football coach will be Ron Roberts, who guided Delta State University to four Gulf South Conference championships and four appearances in the NCAA Division II playoffs. The University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors must approve the appointment. In five years... more »
November 18, 2011 3:12 PM
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine says allegations that he molested two former ball boys for years are "patently false."
In a statement released by one of his attorneys Friday, Fine says these allegations have been thoroughly investigated multiple times and that he has fully cooperated... more »
November 13, 2011 10:46 AM
HARRISBURG,PA- Pennsylvania's governor says a Penn State football coach who told a grand jury that he saw another coach molest a child did not meet what the governor called "a moral obligation" to intervene.
The coach who testified, Mike McQueary, had said he saw retired Penn State defensive coordinator... more »
September 27, 2011 4:35 PM
LIVINGSTON - The man who crashed the boat on the Amite River that left LSU cheer coach Chico Garcia paralyzed and four others injured on August 27 was arrested Monday after blood alcohol content tests revealed he was over the legal limit.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement... more »
September 5, 2011 2:19 PM
METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints have given coach Sean Payton a contract extension through 2015.
The team says Monday that Payton has agreed to the deal.
Payton took over as coach in 2006 and led the Saints to the NFC South title. Three years later, he... more »
August 29, 2011 6:00 PM
ST. AMANT, La. - Members of the LSU cheerleading squad got updates today on the condition of their assistant coach, 29-year-old Chico Garcia, who was hurt in a boat crash over the weekend.
"He was pretty much paralyzed from the neck down. It's going to be a long road.... more »
August 29, 2011 11:01 AM
ST. AMANT, La. - Members of the LSU cheerleading squad got updates today on the condition of an assistant coach who was hurt in a boat crash over the weekend.
An assistant LSU cheerleading coach, two other adults and two minors were injured when their boat crashed Saturday into... more »
August 2, 2011 9:53 AM
BATON ROUGE- LSU track and field coach Dennis Shaver is looking for a new sprints and hurdles coach. Marvin Gibson, who has held that position for the past six seasons, took a job Monday at Oklahoma as assistant coach for sprints, hurdles and relays. He graduated from LSU, became a... more »
July 19, 2011 11:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - The NCAA said LSU did a "commendable" job reporting recruiting violations from the 2009-2010 football season, but added a one-year recruiting probation to penalties already imposed by the university.
The NCAA's Committee on Infractions said in a media call today that the school would be put... more »
July 15, 2011 5:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's new women's basketball coach, Nikki Caldwell, has a five-year contract that guarantees her at least $700,000 a year. The salary could top $1.2 million with bonuses tied to team performance.
The university Board of Supervisors approved the contract Friday.
Caldwell agreed in April to... more »
June 12, 2011 11:28 AM
HOUMA, La.- Ellender High School's football coach is free on $100,000 bond after being booked with a charge of indecent behavior with a 15-year-old female student.
Authorities tell The Courier that 33-year-old Timothy Betts was released Friday, after his wife posted bond on the charges of indecent behavior with... more »
June 7, 2011 7:31 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Authorities say a pitching coach for Montgomery's minor league baseball team has been shot during an apparent mugging at his apartment complex. A Montgomery newspaper reports that Montgomery Biscuits pitching coach Bill Moloney was shot in the thigh around 11:30 p.m. Monday. Authorities say he was the victim... more »
May 5, 2011 9:30 AM
BATON ROUGE- A court has ruled in favor of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in a reverse discrimination trial.
Gary Burnett, the former head football coach at Glen Oaks High School, claims he was fired because he's white and the principal, who is black, made racially-charged comments... more »
April 30, 2011 4:45 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University will pay former basketball coach Ron Spivery an undisclosed amount of money for the last year on his contract after firing him last month.
Southern University System president Ronald Mason Jr. said that the figure will be more than $50,000, but less than Spivery's $125,000... more »
April 6, 2011 1:12 PM
CLINTON, LA - A Silliman Institute coach turned himself in on a simple assault charge this morning after police said school employees heard him threatening a student with violence.
John David Varnado, of Baton Rouge, is accused of yelling at an 8-year-old student and threatening him. The coach never... more »
April 4, 2011 11:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officials with LSU will hold a press conference this afternoon to announce the new hire for head women's basketball coach, Nikki Caldwell.
Caldwell won national championships as both a player and an assistant coach at Tennessee and turned UCLA into a national power in just three... more »
January 27, 2011 6:56 PM
BATON ROUGE- A teacher is out of a job after a schoolhouse brawl at Crestworth Learning Academy, a Baton Rouge school in the second year of its charter. The interim principal of the school identified the teacher as Tory Dennis, a coach at the school. The school's attorney recommended the... more »
January 25, 2011 6:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - The head volleyball coach at Runnels in Baton Rouge is going green, not for the environment, but in support of a student who is battling cancer.
Coach Jean Martinez agreed to dye her hair green if the school raised at least $2,000 for St. Jude Children's... more »
January 11, 2011 3:11 PM
ANN ARBOR - After nearly a week of remaining relatively silent, the Michigan Wolverines pick San Diego State coach Brady Hoke as its new football coach.
Hoke was an assistant under Lloyd Carr in Michigan and is considered to be the third choice of the Michigan program.
Former... more »
January 11, 2011 11:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Les Miles will coach another season at LSU, according to several officials at the school.
The decision was confirmed to WBRZ by Athletic Director Joe Alleva, Vice-Chancellor for Communications Herb Vincent and the associate athletic director today.
Alleva released the following statement this morning:
... more »
January 10, 2011 9:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officals confirm football coach Les Miles spent a portion of this evening meeting with Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon.
Brandon flew into town from Dallas this afternoon, and reportedly left following his meeting with Miles, and then returned to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Miles and... more »
January 10, 2011 11:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles has confirmed he will be meeting with Michigan representatives about the head coaching job there.
Miles made a short statement after Tigers cornerback Patrick Peterson's announcement he will be going into the 2011 NFL draft.
Miles said that "distant conversations"... more »
January 9, 2011 5:00 PM
Baton Rouge- The Les Miles to Michigan rumors continue to grow by the hour, leaving LSU fans on the edge of their seats. Just two days after a lear jet with the University of Michigan logo arrived in Baton Rouge, it returned today. At 2:11 this afternoon, the jet landed... more »
December 8, 2010 1:37 PM
GAINESVILLE - Florida football coach Urban Meyer is stepping down after the Gators appearance in the Outback Bowl. Meyer led Florida to two national titles but began to show the strain of his high-profile job last season when he briefly quit but then returned to the team. In a statement... more »
November 24, 2010 5:05 PM
BATON ROUGE – Community leaders from around East Baton Rouge Parish showed off their turkey-carving skills during a contest at St. Vincent de Paul Church today. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux won the competition, followed by LSU gymnastics coach D. D. Breaux and Rudy Macklin, the director of the Governor’s Office of... more »
November 12, 2010 11:35 AM
BATON ROUGE – Coach Paul Mainieri and several former members of the 2009 National Championship LSU Baseball team came together again to help children with heart defects in Louisiana.
Mainieri and six of his former players appeared last night at “Home Run for Hearts”, an event to raise money... more »