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  • Train carrying LSU fans collides with truck in Alabama

    November 6, 2015 4:59 PM

    BESSEMER, Ala. - An Amtrak train carrying dozens of LSU fans collided with a dump truck in Alabama Friday. It happened in the town of Bessemer, which is between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. The collision killed the dump truck driver, according to ABC 33/40 in Alabama. LSU fan Amy... more »
  • Special greetings, deals planned to welcome S. Carolina fans check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 8, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When University of South Carolina fans arrive in Baton Rouge for this weekend's game against LSU, they'll find special greetings prepared to give them a warm Louisiana welcome. The Convention and Visitor's Bureau said Lamar Advertising will use electronic billboards around Baton Rouge to display special... more »
  • Fans react to cancelled LSU football game

    September 6, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU fans who decided to wait until Sunday morning to hit the road packed their belongings in disappointment. "It just kept going one strike after another and before you know it they cancelled the game," said LSU fan David Patterson, who traveled nearly an hour to... more »
  • LSU adds additional parking for this football season check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2015 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is preparing for gameday on Saturday by enhancing the experience for fans. Officials told News Two that about 300 additional parking spaces will be added near the band practice hall. In addition, approximately 400 spaces will be used this year that are adjacent to the... more »
  • NYC celebrates Women's World Cup winners with parade

    July 10, 2015 12:42 PM

    NEW YORK - Throngs of young girls and other fans of the U.S. women's soccer team have turned out early for a parade celebrating its Women's World Cup victory. The parade-goers started gathering at 3:30 a.m. Friday along the Canyon of Heroes, a stretch of Broadway where the nation's largest... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest kicks off

    May 23, 2015 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands filled LSU's Death Valley to enjoy the first night of Bayou Country Superfest on Saturday. Country music fans were delighted with an array of performances from Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Colt Ford, Tyler Farr, Brantley Gilbert and Kenny Chesney. "It's just a fun experience... more »
  • Essence Fest's day programs to address nation's civil unrest

    May 16, 2015 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Essence Festival organizers are reminding fans that they're not just coming to New Orleans to party. In response to the civil unrest following police shootings around the country, the 2015 festival has announced a slate of programming and a "Peace, Prayer & Purpose Rally" to bring conversations... more »
  • Tips for LSU fans headed to Nashville

    December 27, 2014 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU fans are getting ready to hit the road right behind the tigers. The football team left Saturday and fans trailed right along. Ashley Richard got on the road today to make it to Tennessee in time for Tuesday's game. " I'm going to Tennessee,... more »
  • Saints' Graham calls out fans for illegal touching

    November 14, 2014 4:34 PM

    METAIRIE - Jimmy Graham says he's moving on from his newest touchdown celebration. The New Orleans Saints' prolific tight end says people were trying to thank him "a little too much" last Sunday when he leaped into the stands after his fourth-quarter touchdown catch against San Francisco. Graham's reception by... more »
  • 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium will be captured at Saturday's game

    November 7, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will once again snap an HD, 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium as the Tigers take on Alabama Saturday. The Fancam will capture images of the crowd down to seat level. The images will be uploaded to a landing page where fans can tag themselves. ... more »
  • LSU vs Alabama: the one-sided rivalry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans despise Alabama. The animosity toward the top Tiger turned traitor, Nick Saban, still stings in Tiger country and LSU fans are quick to tell you about it. "LSU hates 'Bama," fan Sydney Fletcher said."No one cares about Alabama." But while tiger fans... more »
  • Fans start tailgate early for LSU-Bama

    November 6, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The game is still days away, but already fans are setting up their weekend spots for the match up. At Farr Park off River Road fans took the time today to get their RVs ready for the game and the rivalry, some after a days drive... more »
  • Field damaged during Saturday's rush check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 27, 2014 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Grounds crew at Tiger Stadium had to patch holes in the field Monday following the fan celebration that took place on it Saturday night. Dozens of holes were filled with plugs the size of dinner plates after fans dug up part of the field. ... more »
  • Man dies of heart attack at Tiger Stadium

    October 26, 2014 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders were unable to resuscitate a man inside Tiger Stadium during the game against Ole Miss. East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office says the person is 59-year-old, Brian Tingley. The call for help came moments before the game's conclusion. LSU send out a statement... more »
  • Talkin' trash: Ole Miss tries throwing around corn dogs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 24, 2014 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A rivalry is renewed with the rebirth of the Ole Miss Rebel football team and their reference to tiger fans as corn dogs. "All LSU fans smell like corn dogs," one Ole Miss fan named Mike said. Mike refused to give his entire name. "I... more »
  • Here's why your cell phone service has been terrible in Tiger Stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2014 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium upgrades are coming along, but not as quickly as some fans would like. "As soon as you get in the stadium, it's out," said Chris Crane about his cell phone service. Crane is part of a group of people, maybe hundreds or thousands,... more »
  • Fans Choice Award Winner Week 1: Derrius Guice check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 10, 2014 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you want to see what it means to start a season, look no further than Derrius Guice. The Catholic High running back taking the Bears first offensive play of the year 51 yards to the house. That would only begin the night for this... more »
  • Football is back! check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 5, 2014 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Fans are ready for two home openers Saturday. LSU and Southern both host teams at home and at both games parking is expected to be an issue. Officials at both universities advise fans to arrive early and have patience. So, some people got a jump start.... more »
  • Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

    August 19, 2014 6:03 AM

    BARCELONA, Spain - Luis Suarez says Barcelona's fans needn't worry- he won't bite again. Barcelona unveiled Suarez on Tuesday, an event delayed for over five weeks since his transfer from Liverpool due to his latest suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Suarez says "I say to all... more »
  • For US fans at work, a streaming milestone

    June 25, 2014 7:01 PM

    RIO DE JANEIRO - U.S. fans' surging interest in the country's World Cup fortunes, and the surging comfort level with watching games online and on mobile devices, come together in what could be a milestone for live streaming. The Americans' group finale Thursday will be smack in the middle of... more »
  • "Beat the Heat" shoots for twice as many fan donations

    June 4, 2014 6:39 PM

    NEW ROADS- A former pro basketball player plans to help a number of elderly people throughout the Louisiana area cope with the brutal summer months by distributing free air conditioning units and fans to those in need. James "Big Brown" Joseph started his "Beat the Heat" campaign a few... more »
  • Security firms watch social media for feisty fans

    March 27, 2014 8:52 AM

    Watch what you tweet, sports fans. Security firms are turning to social media to figure out whether or not there's an increased risk of fans storming the court or becoming feisty during sports events. Officials say the practice of watching online chatter before a big game can help them tap... more »
  • Tigers say please, be nice Saturday

    November 20, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU coaches and football players are asking fans- especially students- to refrain from using profanity and distasteful lyrics when the band plays fan favorite songs at Saturday's game against Texas A & M. "Neck" and "Tiger Rag" were shelved in recent years because of crude chants done... more »
  • Town buzzing with gameday excitement

    November 15, 2013 10:27 PM

    HAMMOND- The town is buzzing over Saturday's potentially record-breaking Southeastern Lions' football game. In addition to the fact that the game is expected to be a sellout, it is also the first time in fifty years that the team could go to the conference championship. SLU plays Sam Houston... more »
  • New menu items debut in Tiger Stadium

    September 6, 2013 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger fans will have a pick of a number of new concession items in Tiger Stadium for LSU's first home Saturday night against UAB. The traditional favorites will still be available, including hot dogs, hamburgers, Manda sauasage, sodas, peanuts, nachos and popcorn. But there will... more »
  • NFL rules will apply for bags at LSU's game in TX

    August 28, 2013 11:03 PM

    DALLAS- LSU fans planning to attend Saturday's season opener at AT&T Stadium will need to reference the new bag policy for NFL stadiums. LSU alumni in Texas alerted members to the policy ahead of the game. Bags allowed: -Made of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not... more »
  • LSU Football Fan Day set for Aug 11

    July 31, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE -LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Maravich Assembly Center and new LSU basketball practice facilities. Doors to fan day will open at 3:30 p.m. and the LSU football team will sign autographs and meet with fans from 5 to... more »
  • Baton Rouge car club revs up fan drive check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 30, 2013 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A local car club swapped out their Camaros for a fire truck after donating 25 box fans to beat the heat. The fans are being collected by the St. George Fire Department. From there, the fans will go to the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging... more »
  • LSU #1 in baseball attendance for 18th straight season

    June 27, 2013 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is No. 1 in the final 2013 college baseball attendance rankings, marking the 18th straight season in which the Tigers have led the nation in total attendance. LSU posted an NCAA-record total attendance figure of 473,298 in 43 games this season in Alex Box Stadium, Skip... more »
  • Former Globetrotter helps people "Beat the Heat" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 31, 2013 5:52 PM

    NEW ROADS - A former pro basketball player is helping people in Pointe Coupee Parish beat the heat. James "Big Brown" Joseph and his friends will give out free fans and AC units this weekend to people in need. "It's very hot in the summer time in Louisiana... more »
  • LSU's regionals not on TV, online only

    May 28, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Friday afternoon baseball game against Jackson State won't be on TV. The game will be shown on ESPN 3, an online video service connected with the sports network. ESPN will not show the game on traditional television. If LSU advances in the NCAA Baton Rouge... more »
  • SEC fines Mississippi $5,000 after fans rush field

    November 27, 2012 11:02 AM

    OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi has been fined $5,000 by the Southeastern Conference after "fans entered the competition area" following the football team's 41-24 victory over No. 25 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl on Saturday. Fans rushed the field after Ole Miss' victory over the Bulldogs. The win snapped the... more »
  • 'Twilight' fans fill downtown LA ahead of premiere

    November 9, 2012 4:04 PM

    LOS ANGELES - More than 1,500 "Twilight" fans are spending the weekend camping out in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the release of the final film in the vampire-romance series. Tents filled the street in front of Staples Center and sprawled across L.A. Live plaza Friday, many decorated with homemade... more »
  • LSU and Bama fans already decked in team gear check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 2, 2012 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Some fans are already decked out in their gear to show support for their teams. There's no shortage of folks in Baton Rouge who want show they're in an LSU state of mind with purple and gold. "We want to drown as much of that crimson... more »
  • Thousands of Southern fans attend Homecoming game

    October 13, 2012 9:19 PM

  • WBRZ and LSU present Tigerama 2012

    October 8, 2012 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - On Tuesday, Oct. 23, LSU fans will once again have a chance to witness one of those special events, as the Tiger Band will present this year's annual Tigerama concert at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and dress for the... more »
  • Record heat takes aim at Indy 500 fans, drivers

    May 27, 2012 11:37 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Tens of thousands of fans are arriving at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for what could be the hottest Indianapolis 500 on record. Temperatures were forecast to climb into the mid-90s during Sunday's race, and many fans brought ice, extra water and misting fans with them for the "Greatest... more »
  • Saints fans mourn penalties, season

    March 21, 2012 2:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The talk at "Walk-On's," a sports bar and restaurant near the Superdome, is always about sports, but on Wednesday the focus was greatly reduced. The penalties handed down by the NFL against the New Orleans Saints were the topic at every table. And the assessment was pretty... more »
  • Tiger fans still sulking over BCS loss

    January 10, 2012 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU fans were still sour Tuesday, about 24 hours after the Tiger football team suffered a devastating 21-0 loss to Alabama in the National Championship game. Disbelief and disappointment are the overwhelming feelings from Tiger fans, and unfortunately, they're something fans have had little relief from since... more »
  • Championship shirts go to third-world countries check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 10, 2012 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - So what happens to all those "LSU National Champion" t-shirts that didn't make it to store shelves after the Tigers lost? They go to clothe people in third-world countries, after the shirts' manufacturers donate the unused merchandise. Today, stores like Academy loaded boxes and boxes... more »
  • Livington business cashes in on BCS fever

    January 9, 2012 5:47 PM

    LIVINGSTON- BCS Championship fever is paying off for businesses all over Louisiana. Wayne's BBQ in Livingston is definitely cashing in. Reece Key tells News 2 he brought the whole family down to Wayne's on game day for some of their famous ribs and a little football. He... more »
  • Tiger fans line up to win tickets to BCS National Championship

    December 17, 2011 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of people lined up for their chance to win tickets to see the Tigers take on the Crimson Tide at the BCS National Championship. The line to enter the drawing was so long it wrapped around the parking lot outside the Co-op Bookstore off Burbank Drive.... more »
  • Tigers' undefeated season already in shirt form check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 25, 2011 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When the clock hit zero and the Tigers hit 12-0, there was already a T-shirt for that. Tiger District makes graphic tees covering a number of different LSU football topics, including the Honey Badger phenomenon and the correct pronunciation of "L-S-shoe". Today's shirt said it... more »
  • LSU fans react to possible player suspensions

    October 19, 2011 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Some LSU fans say the possible suspension of three football players is another black eye for the program, and some worry it could hurt the chances for a win over Auburn. "I'm sick about it. It's like they're thumbing their nose at authority," LSU fan Linda Mitchell... more »
  • Early LSU kick off the result of SEC contract conflict

    September 30, 2011 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The "Saturday Night in Death Valley" tradition is one LSU says it wants to maintain, but sometimes the SEC, its schedules and its contracts get in the way. In the case of Saturday's 11:20 a.m. kick-off, SEC's contract with another big network, which is carrying two SEC... more »
  • Fans weigh-in on rest of the season following Oregon win

    September 9, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Most fans say the bar fight that landed starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and reserve linebacker Josh Johns behind bars is still troubling three weeks later, since it left the team short-handed. Now they say it's time to focus on the field. Police say the fight left... more »
  • Tiger fans prep for road trip to Dallas

    August 31, 2011 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU fans doled out plenty of green today to see the purple and gold in Dallas. The Tiger faithful picked up last-minute supplies for the 550-mile road trip to Cowboys Stadium. Some fans spared no expense and rented a luxury RV for the trip. "Compared... more »
  • Tiger Bait? Not so fast...

    March 18, 2011 10:37 PM

    GQ magazine has ranked LSU the sixth "worst fans" in the nation. The magazine awarded LSU the not-so-coveted position because of the haggling and taunting to opposing team fans, specifically during football games. GQ even goes so far as to call LSU "deep fried lunatics". Fans of the... more »
  • Football fans say NFL-player dispute not in their best interest

    March 11, 2011 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Labor talks broke down today in the fight between the NFL and players. The players' union de-certified which could lead to the first pro-football work stoppage in 23 years. Players want a portion of a huge amount of money the NFL got for TV rights. Football... more »
  • LSU fans react to Les Miles' decision to stay

    January 11, 2011 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Talk of Les Miles' decision to stay with the Tigers spread fast among LSU fans. Most purple and gold faithful said they are looking forward to starting another season with Miles. "It's great, and we don't have to get another coach, and he's pretty good.... more »
  • Tiger fans follow team to Cotton Bowl

    January 9, 2011 10:37 AM

    Tiger fans made themselves at home in Texas, some setting up tailgates the day before the Cotton Bowl. Most fans had two things on their minds, watching LSU play in Cowboys Stadium, but more importantly, seeing the Tigers beat the Aggies. Penny Elkins, an LSU football mom, traveled... more »

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