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  • Special greetings, deals planned to welcome S. Carolina fans

    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 »
  • Events being shuffled for sudden LSU home game

    October 8, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As goes LSU, so goes much of Baton Rouge. Many different events happening around the campus and the city Saturday either had to cancel their plans or shuffle times around after the university announced they would host the Tigers' game against the University of South Carolina... more »
  • ESPN to carry LSU vs USC on Saturday

    October 8, 2015 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff and television times have been finalized for Saturday's game at LSU. LSU said ESPN will televise their game against South Carolina Saturday in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday's 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff will air on ESPN. Details: http://t.co/2UxzPV8LPd Tickets: http://t.co/DDOu2XrChx pic.twitter.com/6WtlFtPavz —... more »
  • Slow start to ticket sales for Saturday's LSU, USC game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 8, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- General admission tickets for this weekend's LSU football game are on sale to the general public. Saturday's game against South Carolina was originally supposed to be played in Columbia, but was moved to Tiger Stadium due to historic flooding conditions throughout the state of South Carolina. Tickets... more »
  • Golden Band planning to play USC alma mater Saturday Play Video

    October 7, 2015 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger Band is practicing a few different notes to help South Carolina fans feel at home Saturday. Director of Athletic Bands/Director of the "Golden Band from Tigerland" Roy King says he called the band director at USC to get the sheet music to their alma... more »
  • LSU ticket sales going to South Carolina Play Video

    October 7, 2015 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said ticket proceeds from Saturday's game against the University of South Carolina will be given to that school, after LSU covers its own expenses for hosting the matchup. The university said tickets for the game this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. will be released in waves,... more »
  • LSU says USC game to kick off at 2:30 p.m. Play Video

    October 7, 2015 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU and the University of South Carolina said Wednesday they will move this weekend's game to Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge due to historic flooding happening in South Carolina. LSU Football posted on Twitter that kickoff will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. #LSU vs.... more »
  • USC vs LSU move to Baton Rouge being discussed Play Video

    October 6, 2015 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials in Louisiana and South Carolina said they're considering moving this weekend's game between LSU and USC to Tiger Stadium because of historic flooding in Columbia. USC Athletic Director Ray Tanner said Tuesday that while Williams-Brice Stadium is fine and the field is okay, the school... more »
  • Les Miles: LSU still traveling for S. Carolina game

    October 5, 2015 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles said plans are still in place for the Tigers to play in South Carolina this weekend, despite punishing floods and rains which could push damage into the billions of dollars there and which have caused 12 deaths so far. The... more »
  • Central High honoring alumni Devon Gales check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Under the Friday night lights, plays honored a former Central Wildcat. Starting with Friday's game against McKinley, the Central football team will wear blue and gold stickers in the shape of ribbons on the backs of helmets for Southern University football player Devon Gales. Gales, a... more »
  • After kid was jumped, fans see more security at football games check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans attending Thursday night's Broadmoor High School homecoming football game said there was an obvious presence of law enforcement officers. The show of force came after a promise from East Baton Rouge Parish School System Superintendent Warren Drake. Drake said deputies will be seen at all... more »
  • Central's Wicker rocks pink cleats, mean kick check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2015 8:17 PM

    CENTRAL - The game of football played under the Friday night lights is a time-honored tradition. Teams travel near and far to meet their match on fields around the country. For many in Louisiana, it's not just a sport but a way of life. When the Central Wildcats... more »
  • Doctors say Gales could be in hospital 8 weeks

    October 1, 2015 1:59 PM

    ATLANTA - Doctors said Thursday that Southern University football player Devon Gales will likely be in the hospital for eight weeks or more as he recovers from a spinal injury suffered while playing Saturday against the University of Georgia. Dr. Brock Bowman, Gales' attending physician at the Shepherd Center... more »
  • LSU scores big in TV, streaming ratings during Syracuse win

    September 30, 2015 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's journey to New York proved to be worth the mileage both on the scoresheet and in terms of national exposure as the LSU-Syracuse game drew the highest rating of any game that aired on ESPN last week, according to the network. On Saturday evening, the... more »
  • Southern's Devon Gales transferred to rehab hospital

    September 30, 2015 4:39 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Southern University football player Devon Gales has been transferred to a rehabilitation hospital, Southern said on its sports website Wednesday. Gales, 21, sustained a spinal cord injury during the Saturday, Sept. 26 game against the University of Georgia. Gales was taken off the field following a... more »
  • Fournette on sitting out 2016: 'I'm drowning with my brothers' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC defensive units should be warned: Leonard Fournette's not going anywhere. LSU's record-setting running back responded late Tuesday to an NBC Sports article suggesting he sit out the 2016 season to avoid injuring himself and hurting his NFL potential. He says that isn't in the cards.... more »
  • 12-year-old attacked at high school football game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy is recovering from severe head injuries after his family said he was attacked by a group of teens at a high school football game. The incident happened at Scotlandville Magnet High School, last Friday night. "It all happened so quick and it... more »
  • SU establishes fund for injured player

    September 28, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University announced a fund for Devon Gales, the Jaguar's wide receiver who suffered a svere spinal injury during Saturday's game against Georgia. The university said it was accepting electronic donations through a website or via mail through the Southern University System Foundation. Money can be sent... more »
  • Southern football player has spinal surgery after injury check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 28, 2015 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Southern University football player had successful spinal surgery in Georgia after an injury on the field Saturday. Devon Gales remains in a hospital in Athens where he can now move his upper body. Devon was carted off the field after a collision during a kickoff in... more »
  • Fournette runs away with SEC award for third week

    September 28, 2015 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Leonard Fournette earned the Southeastern Conference's Player of the Week award for the third straight week, the conference announced Monday. Fournette is leading the nation in rushing right now with 210.3 yards per game. He put up a career-high 244 rushing yards and... more »
  • Quarterback dies after on-field injury

    September 26, 2015 12:03 PM

    WASHINGTON, N.J. - School officials say a New Jersey high school football player has died after suffering an injury on the field. Warren Hills Regional High School quarterback Evan Murray died after being injured in a game Friday night. A statement from interim Superintendent Gary Bowen on Saturday called the... more »
  • Tulane athletic director Dickson to retire in May

    September 25, 2015 5:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson, who led the effort to bring football Saturday's back to campus from the Superdome, says he will retire next May. Dickson has held his current post since 2000 and oversaw not only the construction of new facilities, but also the rebuilding... more »
  • NFL asks for expedited appeal of 'Deflategate' ruling

    September 25, 2015 5:42 PM

    NEW YORK - The NFL is asking the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for an expedited hearing in its appeal of a federal judge's decision to nix New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension. League attorneys said in a filing Friday afternoon that the appeal is important to... more »
  • Brees out for Saints this Sunday

    September 25, 2015 2:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints head coach Sean Payton told the media Friday that quarterback Drew Brees would not play this Sunday in South Carolina. Luke McCown will start in his place, according to WWL-TV . Brees bruised his rotator cuff in the Saints' loss to the Tampa Buccaneers... more »
  • NFL gets permission for limited use of drones

    September 24, 2015 5:38 PM

    NEW YORK - The NFL's sky-high popularity will now include drones. The league has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration for limited use of drones. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in an email to The Associated Press that the drones will not be used on the day... more »
  • Downtown Syracuse bars opening early for LSU football game

    September 24, 2015 9:24 AM

    SYRACUSE- Bars in downtown Syracuse are ready to let the good times roll for the thousands of Louisiana college football fans expected to hit the area this weekend. Syracuse University hosts the eighth-ranked Louisiana State University (2-0) at noon Saturday at the Carrier Dome. The LSU Alumni Association says it... more »
  • Syracuse responds to 'kiss cam' cancelation

    September 23, 2015 6:45 PM

    SYRACUSE – There won't be any public smooching at Saturday's LSU game against Syracuse this weekend since Syracuse University has stopped using its "kiss cam." Fans complained after a recent game where men were seen forcibly kissing women when a camera pointed toward them, beaming a signal to the... more »
  • Principal: Texas football coach says he ordered hit on ref

    September 23, 2015 5:06 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A high school principal in Texas says the school's assistant football coach has acknowledged directing two players to a hit a referee during a game earlier this month. In an internal school district statement first reported by ESPN, John Jay High School Principal Robert Harris says assistant... more »
  • Keep Louisiana Beautiful: Tailgate Tips Play Video

    September 22, 2015 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Whether you are tailgating at Southern University or LSU, you should always remember to be cautious of the impact you're having on the environment. Keep Louisiana Beautiful is the state's anti-litter and community improvement organization. The group has 23,000 volunteers throughout the state who are committed to educating... more »
  • LSU moves up to #8 in AP Poll

    September 21, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers moved up to #8 in the Associated Press football poll with their 45-21 victory over Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers were also received one vote for first place. Other schools that also received first place votes include Ohio State (42), Michigan (7) and Ole Miss... more »
  • First rain, now heat as Tigers try to play at home this season

    September 19, 2015 12:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The hottest ticket in town Saturday will be to the LSU vs. Auburn match in Tiger Stadium – literally. WBRZ weather experts predict air temperatures to be between 92 and 94 degrees from the start of the game to halftime. That could push temperatures in the... more »
  • Dangerous heat in Death Valley Saturday

    September 17, 2015 11:18 AM

    The cat-fight between LSU and Auburn in Tiger Stadium on Saturday is likely to be the hottest game of the weekend—and we’re talking weather here, not necessarily the action on the field. Studies have shown that thermometers inside of large and crowded football stadiums tend to run several degrees... more »
  • No. 18 Auburn DB Josh Holsey out for season with torn ACL

    September 15, 2015 2:05 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn defensive back Joshua Holsey tore his left ACL for the second time and is out for the season. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced the extent of Holsey's injury Tuesday. The senior started at nickel back for the 18th-ranked Tigers against Jacksonville State but was injured... more »
  • Payton, Saints confident they can fix red-zone failures

    September 14, 2015 4:59 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints tight end Ben Watson grinned when former teammate Jimmy Gaham's name came up, saying he wasn't at all "sick" of hearing how much New Orleans' offense might miss the 6-foot-7 receiving target inside an opponent's 20-yard line. "However much time Jimmy was here, he was... more »
  • Dutchtown, Central bands remember 9/11 victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 11, 2015 11:16 PM

    CENTRAL - Two high school bands took to the field as one Friday night, to celebrate the heroes and honor the victims of 9/11. "I'm Proud To Be An American" was performed live during halftime at the Dutchtown High and Central High school football game. It was one of... more »
  • Tim Tebow returns to SEC Network after cut by Eagles

    September 10, 2015 1:54 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Tim Tebow is returning to the broadcast booth a week after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Florida quarterback will be back on the air with the SEC Network as a college football analyst. He'll resume his role on the network's two-hour pregame show starting... more »
  • Saints not rushing to judgment on Jordan's club incident

    September 9, 2015 7:17 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton and several players say they're withholding judgment while police look into allegations that defensive end Cameron Jordan touched a woman inappropriately at a New Orleans night club and then tried to physically intimidate her boyfriend. Accord to a complaint filed with New Orleans police,... more »
  • This DJ saved the stormy night at Tiger Stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 8, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There may be, perhaps, a silver lining in Saturday's canceled football game. People who tried to wait for the weather to pass have gone to social media to thank the DJ at Tiger Stadium for keeping people entertained as a 30-minute rain delay turned into a... more »
  • LSU will offer refunds for canceled game

    September 8, 2015 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced in a tweet from its football squad Tuesday afternoon, it will issue refunds for LSU-McNeese State football tickets purchased through the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. The team's first game this season ended just five minutes into the first quarter when lightning was detected near... more »
  • Jags find ground to build upon in tape from La. Tech defeat

    September 8, 2015 3:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars did more over the weekend than lick their wounds after a 62-15 loss at Louisiana Tech. The Jags and Coach Dawson Odoms spent the days after their season opener diving into film from the defeat to see what went wrong and found some bright... more »
  • Les Miles says refund announcement coming Tuesday

    September 8, 2015 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles said an announcement about ticket refunds after this weekend's canceled game against McNeese State will be made later Tuesday. >UPDATE: LSU announced it will issue refunds for tickets. Click HERE for the latest story. Miles addressed the media during... more »
  • LSU drops in Coaches' Poll, remains #14 in AP poll after rain-out

    September 8, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU dropped two rankings in national college football polls, but remained ranked 14 in the Associated Press poll after Saturday's severe weather canceled their match against McNeese State. The Tigers dropped to No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll released Tuesday morning. Mississippi State,... more »
  • Drone spooks high school football crowd check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal laws may have been broken after someone flew a drone over Memorial Stadium Friday during a packed football game. People watching the game between McKinley and Scotlandville took pictures of the drone, which circled the stadium after flying in from Scenic Highway. Mary Triplett... more »
  • Texas school district suspends 2 from school after ref hit

    September 7, 2015 12:46 PM

    MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A San Antonio school district has suspended two football players from the team and from school after one of them ran into the back of a referee watching a play and the other dove into the official. The district's athletic director Stan Laing told The Associated... more »
  • LSU's Alleva: "Never" saw anything like Saturday storm before

    September 7, 2015 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said Monday he was more disappointed than anyone about Saturday night's weather cancellation. "I've never been through something like (this past) Saturday night," he told ESPN Baton Rouge's "Culotta and the Prince" morning radio program. "No one wanted them to play... more »
  • Defending national champs start a new season tonight

    September 7, 2015 11:10 AM

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - Last season Ohio State won its last 13 games to clinch the first true national championship of college football. The lone loss of the season came in the opening home game for the Buckeyes as they were shocked by visiting Virginia Tech 35-21. The win by... 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 »
  • New Mexico State bus robbed during Florida game

    September 6, 2015 1:42 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - University of Florida police say electronics, computers and other items were stolen from a New Mexico State team personnel bus during Saturday's game. Brad Barber of the university police department says the bus, which carried football staff members, was parked outside the stadium in a secure area.... more »
  • Texas HS football players target referee during play

    September 6, 2015 11:46 AM

    MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A San Antonio School district is investigating after a football player ran into the back of a referee watching a play and another player then dove into the official after he fell. Both players were ejected from the game. Northside Independent School District athletic director Stan... more »
  • WATCH Dan Borne reflects on 30 LSU seasons check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 5, 2015 12:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - For thirty years the voice of Dan Borne has echoed through Tiger Stadium on game night. In a special report Friday on WBRZ News 2 at 10:00, Borne discussed his tenure and his proudest moments in the stadium. "In Tiger Stadium, there is no money... more »
  • La. high school football player dies after hit during game Friday

    September 5, 2015 12:20 AM

    WINNSBORO - A high school football player died from injuries sustained at a Friday night football game in Franklin Parish. Sheriff Kevin Cobb identified the victim as 16-year-old Tyrell Cameron. Officials said he died at a hospital after being rushed there from the game. Franklin Parish High School... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: LSU Andonie Museum check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 4, 2015 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU opens the college football season on Saturday against the McNeese State Cowboys. This morning John Pastorek was at the LSU Andonie Museum getting the tailgating party started on Breakfast with 2une In. The museum is a must-see for anyone that bleeds purple and gold. It features exhibits... more »
  • Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

    September 3, 2015 10:16 AM

    NEW YORK- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate." The surprise ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman came Thursday after more than one month of failed settlement talks between the NFL and its... 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 »
  • Aloe Blacc to perform at LSU-Arkansas game

    September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced the second high-profile music act to happen during this football season's halftime shows is Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc. Blacc will perform with the Golden Band from Tigerland during the LSU-Arkansas game on Nov. 14. He's best known for his singles "I Need A Dollar"... more »
  • Chef of the Month: Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises' Tailgate Shrimp Pasta Salad check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2015 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- It's September which means we have a new Chef of the Month on 2une In. Chef Don Bergeron of Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises/ Mid City Market stopped by the studio on Wednesday to kick off the start of football season with some of his delicious Tailgate Shrimp Pasta... more »
  • Watch where you geaux, no contraflow Saturday

    September 1, 2015 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Contraflow will no longer be utilized on Nicholson Drive following LSU home football games. Changes to gameday traffic were released Tuesday, ahead of Saturday's season opener against McNeese at Tiger Stadium. Nicholson will be open to two-way traffic and drivers will be encouraged to use Burbank... more »
  • LSU Tiger Stadium policies, game day schedule released

    September 1, 2015 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU reminded Tiger football fans of the policies and security measures they'll have to consider when they attend games at Death Valley this year. The Tiger Stadium bag policy prohibits backpacks or any bag or purse larger than 8 ½ x 11" from being brought into... more »
  • Les Miles: Rumors of my demise exaggerated check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 31, 2015 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles quoted writer Mark Twain as he addressed his health scare Monday evening. "Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated,"Miles paraphrased before talking about football and his game plan for Saturday's contest with the McNeese State Cowboys. Miles discussed... more »
  • OneRepublic to perform during LSU halftime

    August 31, 2015 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials announced Monday the rock band OneRepublic will perform at halftime of the LSU-Florida football game this year on Oct. 17. LSU Director of Athletics and Vice Chancellor Joe Alleva said a second "world-renowned" act would also be announced soon to perform at a... more »
  • Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case

    August 31, 2015 10:10 AM

    NEW YORK- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are expected in court after failing to settle the "Deflategate" scandal. Both sides are to appear before a federal court judge in Manhattan Monday for a status conference. The dispute centers on the legality of the NFL's... more »
  • LSU's Cam Cameron diagnosed with prostate cancer

    August 28, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Friday he was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year, but was recently given "a clean bill of health." Cameron, who has been with the Tigers since 2013, told media at the Football Operations building he had undergone treatment and... more »
  • Junior Galette out for the season with Achilles tear

    August 28, 2015 9:58 AM

    WASHINGTON D.C.- Redskins coach Jay Gruden says outside linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire season after tearing his left Achilles tendon. Galette is the fifth Redskins player lost to a season-ending injury in the preseason. The Saints traded Junior Galette to the Redskins earlier this year. more »
  • Bob Mirabito on CATS' Touchdown Express check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 28, 2015 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System is bringing back Touchdown Express for its sixth straight year, carrying riders from downtown to Tiger Stadium on game days. The tickets are $10 round trips. They go on sale Aug. 31 and are available online at the CATS website and at the... more »
  • LSU students race to snag season tickets as sale deadline looms check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 26, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Students tickets for the upcoming LSU football season are nearly gone. Tiger football fans who also attend the university have had their chance to snag their tickets since the beginning of summer, and as of the end of today, nearly 14,000 student tickets have been sold.... more »
  • Texas judge dismisses Chavis lawsuit against LSU

    August 21, 2015 5:41 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A Texas judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by Texas A&M assistant coach John Chavis against LSU Friday. Chavis and LSU both filed lawsuits against one another after he left for a job at Texas A&M. At issue is a $400,000 buyout clause in Chavis's contract,... more »
  • Family Values: LSU's Travin Dural and SU's Randall Menard rescues woman over the summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 2:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU coach Les Miles spent a portion of his post-practice media session praising junior wide receiver Travin Dural for his heroic act from July 30. That day, Dural and his cousin, Southern wide receiver Randall Menard, passed an overturned vehicle shortly after leaving their home in... more »
  • MSU hopes to set world record at Cowbell Yell before LSU game

    August 19, 2015 9:21 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS.- After a record football season in 2014, Mississippi State plans to begin 2015 in the same fashion. MSU plans to set a Guinness World Record for most cowbells rung at the same time on Sept. 10 during Cowbell Yell. The event acts as a pep rally to Mississippi... more »
  • Southern hosts Fan Fest

    August 15, 2015 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University hosted Fan Fest Saturday marking the unofficial kick off for the fall sports season. Hundreds of fans packed in to the F.G. Clark Activity Center on campus. Athletes signed copies of this year's fall sports poster. Drinks and music were provided to attendees and there... more »
  • New football turf going down at Walker High Play Video

    August 11, 2015 4:12 PM

    WALKER - The talk of town in Walker is all about the new football turf being installed at Walker High School. Walker football coach Brandon Lawley says the bright green turf caught the eye of most students Monday morning. "It's the buzz in the air between the players, students and... more »
  • McKinley loses AC, football field scorched check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 10, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Heat caused problems for students at McKinley High School Monday when an air conditioning motor went out. In a separate incident, grass caught fire inside the school's football stadium. "That was quite interesting. Apparently something happened from the apartment complex behind the school," said McKinley High Principal... more »
  • College football player killed after burglary attempt

    August 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor, of... more »
  • See LSU's practice schedule here

    August 4, 2015 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team reports to campus Wednesday and practice begins Thursday. Tuesday afternoon, the squad released its practice schedule. It includes three scheduled scrimmages: August 15, August 22 and August 25. "This is always an exciting time of year," coach Les Miles said in... more »
  • D.A.: no charges filed against football players check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2015 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The district attorney's office said no formal charges will be filed against LSU football players Anthony Jennings, Dwayne Thomas and Maquedius Bain. "The district attorney's office has thoroughly reviewed all of the evidence and documents associated with the arrests... Based on our review, no formal charges... more »
  • Miss Baton Rouge attending "Hot Off The Press" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU football season is right around the corner and 225 Magazine is dedicating the entire August issue to the tigers. “Hot Off the Press” is being held Thursday at the La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge. Miss Baton Rouge, Devin Boyd, will also... more »
  • Patriots open camp, try to ignore 'Deflategate' noise

    July 30, 2015 10:15 AM

    FOXBOROUGH- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is stonewalling questions about deflated footballs for the second straight day. Belichick said before the team's first practice of training camp on Thursday that he's only worried about the day's practice. He responded the same way when asked about trying to repeat as... more »
  • DA reviewing charges against LSU players

    July 29, 2015 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The district attorney for East Baton Rouge Parish said he is reviewing charges filed against three LSU football players accusing them of breaking into an campus apartment. DA Hillar Moore said he is following a request to review the charges from the attorneys representing Anthony Jennings,... more »
  • NFL close to new football inspection rules

    July 27, 2015 3:28 PM

    The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs. Two people familiar with the league's plans tell The Associated Press on Monday that proper inflation of the footballs will be documented as part of the new policy. But those... more »
  • Frank Alexander: Past and present check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 27, 2015 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Frank Alexander has had a long and winding journey from his high school days at Southern Lab to the NFL as a defensive end with the Carolina Panthers. Last year he faced yet another major obstacle as he had to sit out the majority of the... more »
  • Report: Ohio State's Miller shifting from QB to receiver

    July 24, 2015 10:20 AM

    COLUMBUS, OH- Braxton Miller is shifting from quarterback to receiver, whittling Ohio State's QB competition to two star passers. Miller told SI.com on Thursday night that he plans to start the season in the H-back position and also hopes to return punts. He had surgery to repair of torn labrum... more »
  • Former LSU head coach Bill Arnsparger has died

    July 17, 2015 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A LSU SEC title-winning coach died this week, WBRZ confirmed. Bill Arnsparger died out-of-state. He hadn't been in Louisiana for quite some time. Arnsparger coached the Tigers to its SEC title in 1986. The '86 championship was the first since 1970. While at LSU, he... more »

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