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  • Lady Gaga to perform in Super Bowl halftime show

    September 29, 2016 9:09 PM

    NEW YORK - It's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Gaga sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl this year in Santa Clara, California.... more »
  • Fans' Choice Winner Week 5: Walker RB Tristan Taylor Play Video

    September 29, 2016 11:33 AM

    WALKER - Tristan Taylor is making a name for himself on the field at Walker High School and he's WBRZ's Fans' Choice Winner for Week 5. The Wildcats' running back comes from a football family whose been successful on the field and supportive in the stands. "I love... more »
  • Orgeron makes radio debut as LSU Football Interim Head Coach Play Video

    September 28, 2016 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU football die-hards gathered at T.J. Ribs to hear Interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron take to the microphone for the first time on "the Ed Orgeron Show." In his new position, Orgeron joins "Voice of the Tigers" Chris Blair, speaking with fans about the football season and the... more »
  • CATS cancels Touchdown Express Service for remainder of LSU football season

    September 28, 2016 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – CATS is canceling its Touchdown Express for the remaining LSU football games, the agency announced Wednesday. CATS said that it will focus on maintaining its regular service with as little interruption as possible while continuing to recover from last month's flood. "The decision to cancel... more »
  • LSU players react to Miles firing on Twitter Play Video

    September 25, 2016 8:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After 11 years at the helm of LSU Football, LSU dismissed head coach Les Miles Sunday. Both current and former players took to Twitter to react to the news: Derrius Guice tweeted, "We literally have the worst support." That tweet was later deleted. Many players... more »
  • 2 adults, teen wounded after shots fired at home Saturday night

    September 25, 2016 12:42 PM

    DARROW - Three people were injured after shots were fired at a home in Darrow Saturday night. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said around 8 p.m. Saturday night, the three victims along with other acquaintances were watching a football game inside the residents located on Hwy 22, when shots... more »
  • Howard, Tillery help Southern light up Alabama A&M 59-31

    September 24, 2016 10:45 PM

    HUNTSVILLE - Austin Howard threw five touchdown passes and Lenard Tillery rushed for 179 yards and scored three times to help Southern explode for a 59-31 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Juaquin Davis returned the opening kickoff 93 yards to give Alabama A&M an early 7-0 lead, but... more »
  • Seattle coaches join high school team in kneeling for anthem

    September 18, 2016 12:43 PM

    SEATTLE - Football coaches at a Seattle high school joined their players in taking a knee during the national anthem, following the lead of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to protest social injustice. The entire Garfield High School football team and its coaching staff knelt during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the... more »
  • Have a lightning plan, widespread storms through Saturday

    September 16, 2016 7:22 AM

    The forecast continues to feature showers and thunderstorms through Sunday. College football games and tailgates in the Baton Rouge area this weekend will likely contend with rain. Fortunately, rainfall amounts are only expected to be in the 2" range meaning that other than nusiance ponding water, flooding is not anticipated.... more »
  • Junior high football team receives money to replace equipment Play Video

    September 14, 2016 5:03 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Football season was an uncertainty for Southside Junior High following last month's historic flooding, but with the help of one store and generous NFL players, the season is now a reality. Flood water destroyed Southside Junior High, along with the football team's equipment room. "Water actually backed... more »
  • Miles: Etling will start -- maybe...

    September 14, 2016 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It took LSU football coach Les Miles just 31 words to completely contradict himself in two consecutive sentences on the Southeastern Conference teleconference Wednesday morning. Miles was asked if he had made a decision on a starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Mississippi State - either... more »
  • Arkansas gets wild double-OT win over No. 15 TCU, 41-38

    September 10, 2016 11:22 PM

    FORT WORTH - Austin Allen ran 5 yards for the winning score in the second overtime, and Arkansas pulled out a wild 41-38 victory over No. 15 TCU on Saturday night. Allen led the Razorbacks (2-0) to the tying score in the final 2 minutes of regulation, throwing a touchdown... more »
  • No. 9 Georgia survives scare, tops underdog Nicholls 26-24

    September 10, 2016 3:33 PM

    ATHENS - Georgia scored two quick-strike touchdowns - one on offense, one on defense - in a span of about two minutes after Nicholls took a third-quarter lead, and the No. 9 Bulldogs escaped with an uninspiring 26-24 win over the Colonels on Saturday. Georgia (2-0) opened the game with... more »
  • Flooding causes drop in RVs at LSU game Play Video

    September 10, 2016 12:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're planning on tailgating for LSU's home opener tomorrow, you might notice something different in the RV lots. Several tiger fans lost their tailgating homes in last month's historic flooding. Fans told us the lack of RVs was obvious on Friday. "There's usually around 50 to 60... more »
  • CATS not offering Touchdown Express Service for LSU football games in September

    September 7, 2016 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Capital Area Transit System will not offer its Touchdown Express service for LSU football games this month. CATS says that it is still working to restore full service on all of its line following last month's flooding. CATS says that it has restored most of... more »
  • Mike VI to remain in home on game days, will not be brought on field

    September 6, 2016 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Mike VI, LSU's live mascot, will remain in his habitat on football game days for the 2016 season, according to university officials. Due to Mike's recent cancer diagnosis, no attempts will be made to load him into his trailer to take him on the home field... more »
  • Les Miles suspends offensive lineman Josh Boutte for one game

    September 5, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football coach Les Miles has suspended offensive lineman Josh Boutte for one game. The suspension is for his personal foul on Wisconsin defensive back D'Cota Dixon during the Tigers' season-opener on Saturday. Miles said Boutte will sit out LSU's home-opener against Jacksonville State on Saturday... more »
  • Police respond to shots fired at Memorial Stadium

    September 2, 2016 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to calls of shots fired at Memorial Stadium on North 17th Street in Baton Rouge. The calls come as the stadium hosts the McKinley-Scotlandville High School football game. Police say there are currently no injuries. This is a developing story, and... more »
  • Wisconsin businesses prepare for huge economic impact from football fans

    September 2, 2016 8:45 PM

    GREEN BAY - Wisconsin business owners are expecting Saturday's matchup between LSU and University of Wisconsin to make a huge economic impact. "We knew from this very onset this would be huge," hotel manager Tara Campbell said. On a typical Green Bay Packers gameday, the city usually makes an impact... more »
  • Gameday info. for LSU season-opener at Lambeau Field

    September 2, 2016 10:45 AM

    GREEN BAY – As fans travel to Lambeau Field for LSU's season-opener against The University of Wisconsin, they are reminded of gameday information, events and policies. The Lambeau Field parking lot will be open on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., along with the start of the Coors Light Tailgate Party.... more »
  • LSU President shares bond with LSU Football season opener site Play Video

    September 1, 2016 11:43 PM

    MADISON - For many Tiger fans, LSU's match against Wisconsin signifies the start of the season. For LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander, it means a lot more. Alexander, a University of Wisconsin graduate, returned to his alma mater this week to watch his team in the first... more »
  • Five LSU hype videos you must watch before Saturday's game Play Video

    September 1, 2016 11:57 AM

    GREEN BAY - LSU football season is finally here. According to LSU Athletics, the football team put in its final day of full speed work in preparation for Saturday's game against Wisconsin Wednesday. The Tigers will take the practice field for a lighter practice Thursday before departing for Green... more »
  • FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

    August 31, 2016 11:27 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing Rudolph and sixth-grader Bo Paske having lunch Tuesday at Tallahassee's Montford... more »
  • Fans reminded of Wisconsin's Lambeau Field policies before LSU season opener

    August 29, 2016 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As the LSU season-opener approaches, LSU and Wisconsin fans who plan on attending the football game are reminded of Lambeau Field's carry-in policy. No bags or purses will be allowed inside Wisconsin's Lambeau Field unless they are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC. The bags can be... more »
  • Roethlisberger sharp, Steelers top Saints 27-14

    August 26, 2016 11:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Ben Roethlisberger torched New Orleans' defense for 148 yards and two touchdown passes on his first two series of this preseason, then got the rest of the game off while the Steelers rolled to a 27-14 victory over the Saints on Friday night. Roethlisberger, who sat out of... more »
  • Browns trading linebacker, former LSU player Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

    August 25, 2016 7:50 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round pick. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. The former LSU standout has recorded just seven sacks in three seasons and spent much of last season... more »
  • Six LSU Tigers on Lombardi award watch list

    August 25, 2016 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Six LSU football players made the cut for the Rotary Lombardi Award Preliminary Watch List Thursday. According to LSU Athletics, Kendell Beckwith, Leonard Fournette, Davon Godchaux, Arden Key, Lewis Neal and Ethan Pocic made the final list. Those players were among 158 candidates to make... more »
  • Football brings welcome distraction to Denham Springs Play Video

    August 24, 2016 12:21 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The Denham Springs High School football team met Tuesday night to discuss the upcoming season. Residents are hoping the return of football will bring a much needed distraction, after 75% of Livingston parish was damaged in last week's flood. "On September 9th it's not going to be about... more »
  • Letter from Alleva covers August state of Tiger Athletics

    August 23, 2016 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With the Tigers heading into their final scrimmage of fall camp on Tuesday, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva released a letter covering several key points as LSU wraps up practice, hits the classrooms and starts trying to return to normalcy after chaos resulting from... more »
  • St. Helena Hawk football team helps with flood recovery efforts Play Video

    August 19, 2016 11:20 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The St. Helena Hawk football team spent the day gutting homes and carrying water-soaked furniture to the street following the recent flooding in the area. Many of the players have friends and family dealing with devastation, but on Friday the team made a choice to help others.... more »
  • Travonte Valentine cleared to practice with LSU

    August 10, 2016 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The official LSU Football Twitter account confirmed Tuesday afternoon that defensive tackle Travonte Valentine is cleared to join the team for fall camp practice. #LSU is confirming that Travonte Valentine has been cleared to practice with the team. — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) August 9, 2016... more »
  • Saints cut Nicks, Armstead comes off PUP list

    August 8, 2016 2:39 PM

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS - Saints coach Sean Payton says New Orleans has released veteran receiver Hakeem Nicks and starting left tackle Terron Armstead is coming off the team's physically-unable-to-perform list. Armstead is now cleared to practice for the first time since players reported for camp on July 27. Nicks, who... more »
  • Days before first practice, Tech QB arrested

    August 6, 2016 12:35 PM

    RUSTON - Authorities say Louisiana Tech quarterback Ryan Higgins has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office says Higgins, a senior, was arrested early Friday in Ruston about a half-mile from the school's football stadium after a police officer stopped him for speeding. Higgins was... more »
  • Tigers take to field for Day 2 of fall camp Play Video

    August 5, 2016 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Football team took to the practice field for the second day of fall camp on Friday morning. Yesterday, LSU came in just outside of the Top 5 in a preseason coaches poll. The first four days of practice will be split with veterans... more »
  • Tigers return to campus this morning

    August 3, 2016 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football players started arriving on campus Wednesday morning. Sports anchor Chris Price found Donte Jackson arriving on campus. By lunch, all 105 players will be on campus as the Tigers prepare for the season. Donte Jackson might be the fastest man in college... more »
  • LSU players report to campus on Wednesday

    August 2, 2016 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU expects to welcome 105 players to campus on Wednesday as the Tigers prepare for their 12th season under head coach Les Miles. The 2016 football season will open on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. It’s the first major college... more »
  • Les Miles' son says he'll play fullback at Nebraska, not LSU

    July 31, 2016 6:23 PM

    LINCOLN - The son of LSU coach Les Miles says he's going to Nebraska to play his college football in 2017. Ben Miles, one of the top-rated fullbacks in the nation, announced his pledge on Twitter on Sunday. Miles, who will be a senior this fall at Catholic High in... more »
  • Sean Payton: Good first day at camp

    July 29, 2016 11:37 AM

    This is a transcript of Saints head coach Sean Payton's Thursday press conference from the New Orleans Saints. Opening Statement: “Basically, (this is) the first day for us, install-wise. (It was) a non-padded practice. I thought the tempo was pretty good. We were a little bit ahead... more »
  • LSU kicker Delahoussaye injured in deadly crash in Wisconsin

    July 24, 2016 3:51 PM

    Merton, Wis. – LSU football kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured and two other college football players were killed in a car crash in Wisconsin Saturday night, local media reports. According to Fox6now.com, the crash happened around 11:45 p.m. on Beaver Lake Road near Merton, Wis. Fox 6 reports that... more »
  • 10 Tigers selected for Preseason Media All-SEC Teams

    July 15, 2016 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 10 Tiger players have landed spots on 2016 Preseason Media Days All-SEC Teams, according to the SEC office on Friday. LSU’s 10 players is the second-most of any team, just two behind Alabama at 12. Tennessee was third with nine All-SEC players. Four LSU players... more »
  • LSU RB Fournette shares selfie to show support for Alton Sterling

    July 7, 2016 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU star running back Leonard Fournette has made his thoughts on the recent shooting of a man by Baton Rouge Police apparent via social media after he posted an image of himself wearing a Sterling shirt on Thursday. The selfie went up on Twitter around 1... more »
  • Andrew Luck signs new contract with Colts

    June 30, 2016 11:20 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck has signed a new contract with the Indianapolis Colts that covers the next six seasons through 2021. The $140 million deal was completed Wednesday with Luck, the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft. Owner Jim Irsay revealed the maximum value on Twitter, calling it... more »
  • Southern University unveils new football turf

    June 27, 2016 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Jaguars will take to a freshly surfaced stadium for their home opener at A.W. Mumford Stadium on Sept. 17. Construction crews are installing a new state-of-the-art turf as the final phase of stadium renovations gets underway ahead of the project’s July 18 scheduled... more »
  • Fournette receives 2015-16 SEC Sportsmanship Award

    June 16, 2016 12:10 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - LSU’s record-setting running back, Leonard Fournette, has been named the men’s recipient of the 2015-16 SEC Sportsmanship Award, according to a Thursday announcement from the league. Fournette joins the women’s winner Lloydricia Cameron of the Florida track & field team and the Kentucky Wildcat Volleyball team... more »
  • LSU barring opponents' bands from performing at halftime

    June 11, 2016 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new LSU policy is barring opponents' marching bands from performing at halftime of football games at Tiger Stadium. LSU athletic department spokesman Michael Bonnette says the school adopted the policy last season to address safety concerns. He says the field's sidelines aren't large enough to accommodate... more »
  • SEC releases TV schedule for Weeks 1-3

    June 7, 2016 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the 2016 SEC football season close enough to taste, the conference has released the full TV schedule for the first three weeks of the season. The Southeastern Conference released the schedule via The Paul Finebaum TV show on Tuesday afternoon. LSU will take on the... more »
  • UL offers scholarship to 14-year-old who hasn't started high school

    June 2, 2016 12:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A 14-year-old who has yet to play a single down of high school football has already been offered a scholarship to University of Louisiana at Lafayette, according to a Mississippi newspaper. However, NCAA rules prevent UL coach Mark Hudspeth from speaking publicly about a recruit. A UL... more »
  • Les Miles shares tender moment with Mike the Tiger

    May 26, 2016 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football coach Les Miles shared a tender moment Thursday with the university's live tiger mascot, Mike VI. Miles shared a picture on his official Facebook page of him touching the glass at Mike’s habitat as the Tiger swam in his pool. “Coach Miles is... more »
  • Report: NFL sought to improperly influence study on brain injuries

    May 23, 2016 1:13 PM

    WASHINGTON - A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. The report by New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the... more »
  • SEC to adopt new process for instant replay review

    May 17, 2016 8:55 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The SEC says the conference will implement a collaborative process for instant replays with the start of the 2016 season. The decision was made via unanimous vote by the league’s athletics directors and approval by the SEC Executive Committee. In February, the NCAA Football Rules... more »
  • Les Miles to talk LSU satellite camps in noon conference

    May 17, 2016 6:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles is to address the media Tuesday at noon about upcoming satellite camps. The Tigers will host a pair of camps in New Orleans with one of those in conjunction with the New Orleans Saints. A second camp will be held in... more »
  • EBR schools say equipment in compliance after player's injury Play Video

    May 5, 2016 11:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high school football player remains in the hospital after a serious injury incurred during a practice Wednesday afternoon . Sources said Marcus Thomas, number 37, is in ICU at an area hospital. Thomas, who will be a junior in the fall at Scotlandville High, is... more »
  • Scotlandville High football player in ICU after practice injury

    May 5, 2016 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high school football player remains in the hospital after a serious injury incurred during a practice Wednesday afternoon. Sources said Marcus Thomas, number 37, is in ICU at an area hospital. Thomas, who will be a junior in the fall at Scotlandville High , is... more »
  • Jones first Tiger off the board; LB picked by Atlanta

    April 29, 2016 10:00 PM

    FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - The Atlanta Falcons have taken LSU linebacker Deion Jones in the second round of the NFL draft to shore up a pass rush that's been among the NFL's worst over the last three years. Jones joins Florida safety Keanu Neal, drafted 17th overall, as second-year coach... more »
  • Saints draft Buckeye WR Thomas in 2nd round

    April 29, 2016 9:06 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints have selected Ohio State receiver Michael Thomas with their second-round pick in the NFL draft on Friday night. The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Thomas, who was picked 47th overall, caught 56 passes for 781 yards and nine touchdowns last season for the Buckeyes. His selection comes... more »
  • Ole Miss to investigate Tunsil's comments on receiving cash

    April 29, 2016 3:17 PM

    OXFORD - Mississippi says it will investigate former offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's comments that he accepted money from a member of the football staff while playing at the school. The university said in a statement Friday it is "aware of the reports from the NFL Draft regarding Laremy Tunsil and... more »
  • WATCH: Miles ready as NCAA allows coaches to text recruits Play Video

    April 28, 2016 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday marks the first day college coaches can contact high school recruits via texting. In a video posted on Facebook, LSU Coach Les Miles did a series of finger stretches to prepare. The NCAA deregulated electronic communication between coaches and recruits, meaning coaches can now send... more »
  • New NCAA sanctions make Southern teams ineligible for postseason

    April 20, 2016 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sanctions released by the NCAA on Wednesday mean a total of 10 Southern University athletic programs will be ineligible for postseason play in the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year. While the entirety of SU’s athletic program was reinstated from a two-year ban from postseason play 11 months... more »
  • LSU produces inspiring pre-kickoff video for 2016 season Play Video

    April 20, 2016 10:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics has produced a chill bump-inducing “LSU Anthem” video ahead of the rapidly approaching 2016 season of Tiger football. The two-minute long video will air 45 minutes before kickoff in Death Valley, according to the LSU Athletics Department. It features images of Tiger teams of... more »
  • Get ready for LSU's Saturday Spring Game

    April 15, 2016 1:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers football team is set to close out spring practice on Saturday as the National L Club Spring Game roars into Tiger Stadium. Here’s some info to get you ready if you’re planning to catch the game this weekend: Admission Fee Admission to... more »
  • Attorney: Will Smith did not brandish gun

    April 13, 2016 12:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An attorney for the family of Will Smith says the former New Orleans Saints star did not brandish a gun or have it on him before he was shot to death. Peter Thompson, an attorney for the Smith family, gave an account of the shooting Wednesday based... more »
  • Everything you need to know about LSU football's spring game

    April 13, 2016 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football will kick off its annual Spring Game in Tiger Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday. LSU is offering free admission to the game The University is also hosting a block party on North Stadium Road between Tiger Stadium and the Pete Maravich Center at... more »
  • LSU announces block party for Spring Game

    April 6, 2016 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU announced that its athletic department will host a block party on North Stadium Drive prior to kickoff of the National L Club Spring Game next Saturday. The LSU Football Block Party will start at 1 p.m. on Apr. 16 and will feature local bands Rockin’ Dopsie Jr.... more »
  • Regulating booze, tailgating hours part of sweeping changes LSU is considering Play Video

    April 5, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is proposing sweeping changes to football tailgate activities for students in what appears to be a way to curb underage drinking. A meeting with students is set for 4:30 Tuesday to discuss the proposal, which limits what items can be brought to a student organization... more »
  • Southern University announces football schedule for upcoming season

    April 5, 2016 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced its football schedule for the upcoming season on Tuesday afternoon. The Jaguars will open the first two weeks of the season on the road against University of Louisiana at Monroe and Tulane University. The Jaguars will travel to ULM on Sept. 3 in the... more »
  • LSU announces homecoming game and other home games for season

    April 5, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU announced its homecoming game date against Missouri for its upcoming season along with other home game dates on Tuesday. The homecoming game will be on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Tiger Stadium where the two teams will meet for only the second time in football. Other homecoming activities... more »
  • Study: Amateur football hits linked to later-life difficulty

    March 31, 2016 3:07 PM

    BOSTON - A preliminary study by Boston University researchers shows a link between the number of hits a player takes in youth, high school and college football and the development of cognitive difficulties as an adult. The authors warn that more research is needed before parents or policy-makers draw conclusions... more »
  • LSU's National Club Spring game to be televised

    March 23, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC Network will televise LSU’s National Club Spring Game on Saturday, April 16. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. in Tiger Stadium and admission to the game is free. Former LSU player Marcus Spears will be commentating the action for the SEC Network with... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles in Cuba for today's historic baseball game

    March 22, 2016 12:02 PM

    HAVANA, Cuba - Les Miles is in Cuba, the football team tweeted Tuesday morning. The secret is out. @LSUcoachMiles is in Cuba this week. Could he be down there auditioning to become the World's Most Interesting Man? — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) March 22, 2016 Miles, LSU's... more »
  • Cam Cameron to get 20% pay cut; other salaries will be rubber-stamped Friday

    March 16, 2016 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Salaries for some LSU Football coaches will be rubber-stamped at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting Friday. The governing body of the university will discuss the contracts of Jeffrey Grimes, Ed Orgeron, Cam Cameron, Dameyune Craig and Jabbar Juluke. Both Craig and Juluke are new to... more »
  • Beckwith sidelined with knee injury on third day of spring practice

    March 11, 2016 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple sources are indicating that LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith injured his knee during Thursday’s session of spring practice. LSU is still waiting to hear back from medical staff on Friday about the severity of the injury, but the word around the web is that the injury... more »
  • Injured Southern football player receives heartfelt welcome home Play Video

    March 5, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Devon Gales took a life-changing hit in a football game against the Georgia Bulldogs last fall, and ever since then he's been fighting his way back to a full recovery at an Atlanta hospital. On Saturday, the Jaguar Nation welcomed him back home. After his flight... more »
  • 3 seniors charged with hazing freshman on 'No Gay Thursday'

    March 4, 2016 12:22 PM

    BERWYN, Pa. - Three senior football players at a suburban Philadelphia high school are accused of sexually assaulting a freshman on what the team called "No Gay Thursday." District Attorney Tom Hogan said Friday that three 17-year-old students at Conestoga High School held down a 14-year-old boy on Oct. 15... more »
  • Upon Saturday return home, Devon Gales will be honored at SU basketball game

    March 1, 2016 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will throw a welcome home party for injured football player Devon Gales Saturday. Gales, who was hurt in a game in September. During a collision during a third-quarter kickoff, Gales suffered several fractures in his neck in what doctors described as a "burst injury."... more »
  • Foundation to build Devon Gales, family a new home Play Video

    February 25, 2016 10:03 AM

    ATHENS, Georgia - In his last public appearance before returning to Baton Rouge next week, Southern University football player Devon Gales met with the opposing team from the game that changed his life. ( LIVE STREAM HAS ENDED; WATCH REPORTS ON NEWS 2 BROADCASTS TODAY ) The... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Devon Gales says 'I will walk again' Play Video

    February 24, 2016 11:30 PM

    ATLANTA – A Southern University Jaguar, injured in a football game in September, is one step closer to returning home to Baton Rouge. WBRZ News 2 was the only station there as Devon Gales completed his last day of physical therapy Wednesday. Also Wednesday, Gales was discharged from the Shepherd... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Devon Gales finishes rehab, prepares to return to Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 23, 2016 9:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Devon Gales, a Southern University football player, will be released from a rehabilitation facility Wednesday. (LIVE STREAM HAS ENDED) "That day changed my life a lot, but I think it made me a better person" @IAmDevonGales before his graduation today.. @WBRZ — BrettBuffingtonWBRZ (@BrettBuffington)... more »

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