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  • As Iowa looms, GOP wonders: does Trump have fans, or voters?

    January 18, 2016 11:36 AM

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - It's the No. 1 question headed into the Iowa caucuses: Does Donald Trump merely have fans, or does he have supporters who will mobilize come caucus day? The definitive answer won't arrive until the night of Iowa's leadoff caucuses on Feb. 1. But interviews with... more »
  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating Play Video

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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! 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 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" 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 »

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