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  • Green Bay vs Dallas most watched divisional playoff game in NFL history

    January 16, 2017 4:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Green Bay's 34-31 win over Dallas was seen by an average of 48.5 million on Fox, the most-viewed NFL divisional playoff game ever. The game Sunday had a 26.1 rating and 46 share, the network said Monday, the highest-rated NFC divisional game since 1997. The rating is... more »
  • Steelers get rematch with Patriots for AFC title

    January 15, 2017 11:48 PM

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to get a rematch with the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. Chris Boswell set an NFL record with six field goals, Le'Veon Bell broke his own franchise playoff record by running for 170 yards as the Steelers advanced to the AFC title... more »
  • Lewis leads Pats over Texans 34-16 in playoffs

    January 14, 2017 11:45 PM

    Dion Lewis became the first player in NFL postseason history to score touchdowns by rushing, receiving and a kickoff return, leading New England to a 34-16 victory over the Houston Texans and pushing Tom Brady and the Patriots within two more wins of another title. The Patriots (15-2) weren't perfect... more »
  • Atlanta moving on after beating Seattle 36-20

    January 14, 2017 9:31 PM

    The Atlanta Falcons have advanced to the NFC championship game for the fourth time in franchise history, beating the Seattle Seahawks 36-20 in the NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday. Matt Ryan threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns as Atlanta won just its second playoff game since 2004. Atlanta... more »
  • South Carolina pastor hopes Clemson fans join him to worship

    January 14, 2017 5:21 PM

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - For Clemson fans who were seeking divine intervention for their team in last Monday's college football championship game, a South Carolina pastor is hoping those same fans will now seek a little divine guidance. The Greenville News reports Pastor Matthew Greer became an online sensation when he... more »
  • Malachi Dupre will enter the NFL Draft

    January 13, 2017 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football wide receiver Malachi Dupre officially announced Friday that he was leaving for the NFL draft. Dupre made the announcement by posting a video on Twitter. The video includes a statement where Dupre wished well to the LSU football team. " I want to... more »
  • Alabama fans catch man who sold fake tickets to title game

    January 12, 2017 2:38 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Three brothers from Louisiana pulled a fast one on a man they say sold them fake tickets to root for Alabama during the national championship game against Clemson in Tampa. The Tampa Bay Times reports Joseph Steven Escalera agreed to meet a fan seeking a ticket to... more »
  • San Diego Chargers bolt to Los Angeles

    January 12, 2017 11:37 AM

    SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation's second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades. Team chairman Dean Spanos made the announcement today in a letter posted on the... more »
  • LSU allows fewest touchdowns in the nation for 2016 season

    January 10, 2017 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Monday night's CFP national championship game, LSU has overtaken Alabama as the team to allow the fewest touchdowns for the entire 2016 season. Clemson scored five touchdowns in a 35-31 win over Alabama in the championship game, knocking them from the top spot. LSU... more »
  • All 4 divisional games regular-season rematches

    January 8, 2017 8:33 PM

    There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that's happened in six years. In the NFC, it's the Green Bay Packers at the Dallas Cowboys, and the Seattle Seahawks at the Atlanta... more »
  • Ticket prices soaring for Alabama-Clemson title matchup

    January 8, 2017 5:49 PM

    TAMPA - The College Football Playoff national championship game is a hot ticket. The combination of Alabama and Clemson meeting in a rematch of last year's final, plus the proximity of the schools to Tampa, is causing prices to surge for Monday night's game. Both Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Clemson, South... more »
  • LSU's Jamal Adams will enter NFL draft

    January 6, 2017 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football All-American safety Jamal Adams says he is going pro. Adams made the announcement that he was entering the NFL draft at LSU Football operations Friday morning. Adams started all 12 games for LSU’s defense in the 2016 season, earning First Team All American... more »
  • Report: Saints clean house, fire Joe Vitt, several assistant coaches

    January 5, 2017 6:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt and several assistant coaches were fired Thursday, per reports by WWLTV. Vitt, Bill Johnson, Greg McMahon, Stan Kwan and James Willis were all fired , according to WWLTV reporter Lyons Yellin. Vitt served as the assistant head... more »
  • Joe Theismann slams 49ers for giving Colin Kaepernick award

    January 4, 2017 11:42 AM

    NEW YORK - Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann isn't happy with the San Francisco 49ers' decision to give Colin Kaepernick an award for "inspirational and courageous" player. Kaepernick sparked a national debate by kneeling during the national anthem before games as a way of protesting racial injustice and police... more »
  • Championship memorabilia stolen from former LSU player's home

    January 3, 2017 12:21 PM

    SHREVEPORT – A former LSU football player took to social media after being robbed of several items of championship memorabilia in hopes of finding the person responsible. Seth Fruge, a walk-on player of the LSU football team from 2009 to 2013, posted on Facebook Monday night that he had... more »
  • Hometown eyes on Derrius Guice for Citrus Bowl breakout Play Video

    December 30, 2016 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Just off LSU’s campus, down Nicholson Drive, sits the Campus Cuts Barber Shop. The autographed photos on the walls is the place where student athletes get their hair styled and sides trimmed. Derrius Guice has been coming there for years. And the barbers are some... more »
  • LSU's Fournette says he's sitting out the Citrus Bowl

    December 16, 2016 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Leonard Fournette will not play another game at LSU. Fournette addressed the media Friday afternoon at LSU Football Ops. “I wouldn’t want to be at any other school,” Fournette said. “LSU is forever in my heart.” Leonard Fournette: "I wouldn't want to be... more »
  • Texas to launch massive youth-athlete concussion study

    December 11, 2016 2:52 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas is about to launch what state officials believe is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among middle and high school athletes. The governing body for public high school sports in Texas is partnering with the O'Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center to... more »
  • LSU to face Louisville in Citrus Bowl Play Video

    December 4, 2016 3:21 PM

    ORLANDO - The LSU Tigers will face No. 13 Louisville in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Dec. 31. Florida Citrus Sports' Chairman Harold Mills made the announcement Sunday afternoon. The game will be the first time LSU will play Louisville. "Looking forward to spending New Year's... more »
  • Alabama-Washington, Clemson-Ohio State in College Football Playoff semis

    December 4, 2016 12:50 PM

    NEW YORK - Commence debate - the pairings are in, and Penn State and Michigan are out. Alabama is the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff and will meet No. 4 Washington in a semifinal game at the Peach Bowl on Dec. 31. The other semifinal is No.... more »
  • No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

    December 3, 2016 8:41 PM

    ATLANTA - Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Now, the Crimson Tide can expect a return trip to Atlanta for the College Football Playoff. The nation's No. 1 team scored off a blocked punt and an interception return Saturday before wearing down No. 15... more »
  • Grambling St. overtakes Alcorn St. 27-20 for SWAC title

    December 3, 2016 8:38 PM

    HOUSTON - The Grambling State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday. The game was a rematch of the 2015 SWAC title game, which Alcorn State won 49-21. The Tigers won their first SWAC championship since 2011 and 24th... more »
  • LSU's '07 BCS crystal football to stay 'where it belongs' after $22,500 purchase

    December 3, 2016 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Waterford Crystal football claimed to be awarded to former LSU Athletic Director Skip Bertman after the 2007 BCS National Championship was sold for $22,500 at an auction overnight Saturday. ESPN Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell tweeted Saturday afternoon that Bertman was selling his trophy through... more »
  • Riverside beats district rival for Division III state title Play Video

    December 2, 2016 11:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Riverside Academy has captured the school's first-ever Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division III state football championship with a 47-20 win over district rival St. Charles Catholic. The Riverside Academy Rebels (12-1) got on the scoreboard first Friday inside the Mercedes Benz Superdome when Trey Catoire stripped... more »
  • Southern Lab repeats at Division IV champions Play Video

    December 2, 2016 11:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Defending their state championship from a season ago, the Southern Lab Kittens have defeated Ascension Episcopal 36-9 to capture the 2016 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division IV title. The Kittens (12-1) got on the scoreboard in the first quarter Friday when Shannon Forman sacked Ascension Episcopal... more »
  • St. Thomas captures first state championship against Parkview Baptist

    December 2, 2016 11:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - In a rematch of the 2015 Division II state championship game, the St. Thomas More Cougars defeated Parkview Baptist 54-29 in the 2016 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division II state championship game Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The win for the Cougars (10-3) is the... more »
  • LSU cornerback Tre'Davious White writes letter to LSU fans

    December 2, 2016 6:09 PM

    Dear LSU, As I write this, I'm preparing for my last week of school which means final exams at this awesome place that I now call home. You have no idea what being able to call you home for the past four years has done for my life.... more »
  • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery Friday

    December 1, 2016 11:43 PM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass.- Rob Gronkowski's season is likely over. The New England Patriots tight end was scheduled to have surgery for a herniated disk in his lower back, the team said in a statement Thursday night. He's likely to be out for eight weeks or more. The Super Bowl is scheduled... more »
  • Brees, Ingram, help Saints rout Rams, 49-21

    November 27, 2016 12:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns, Mark Ingram scored twice, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 49-21 on Sunday. Playing 10 days after being knocked unconscious in a Thursday night loss at Carolina, Ingram rushed for 146 yards on 14... more »
  • Grambling routs Southern in Bayou Classic, claims SWAC West

    November 26, 2016 4:44 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Martez Carter had 279 all-purpose yards and scored three touchdowns as Grambling defeated Southern 52-30 to claim the Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division title in the Bayou Classic on Saturday. The Tigers (9-1, 9-0) advanced to the SWAC title game for the second consecutive year. They'll face... more »
  • Texas has 'let go' coach Charlie Strong after 3 seasons

    November 26, 2016 11:32 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has "let go" football coach Charlie Strong after a 16-21 record in three seasons. Strong had two years left on a guaranteed contract that pays more than $5 million per year. Strong was hired from Louisville in 2014 to replace Mack Brown, who won the 2005... more »
  • Tigers eat Aggies for Thanksgiving dinner; FINAL: 54-39

    November 24, 2016 5:46 PM

    A Twitter List by WBRZ COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The LSU Tigers defeated SEC opponent Texas A&M Thanksgiving night at Kyle Field. The Tigers has won all five games against the Aggies since Texas A&M joined the Southeastern Conference in 2012. LSU remains the only team in... more »
  • Police: 2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings

    November 24, 2016 4:58 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Police say two people are dead and four have been hospitalized in shootings at a riverfront park in Louisville. Louisville Metro Police says officers responded to a call of multiple shootings at Shawnee Park on Thursday afternoon. The injuries among those taken to University Hospital are not... more »
  • McKinley High football player recovering after drive-by shooting Play Video

    November 23, 2016 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- McKinley High School quarterback Bryant Lee was home Wednesday recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg according to family. The 17-year-old was standing in front of a house with friends Tuesday night on 73rd Avenue in North Baton Rouge when the drive-by occurred. The homeowner, Sheree... more »
  • Baylor official charged with misdemeanor assault on reporter

    November 22, 2016 12:41 PM

    WACO, Texas - A Baylor athletics official has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly grabbing a reporter by the throat after a football game. Associate Athletic Director Heath Nielsen, 47, was charged with grabbing James McBride, a reporter for the Keller-based Texas Blaze newspaper, as McBride tried to take... more »
  • LSU-South Alabama tickets will be honored Saturday

    November 17, 2016 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parking passes and tickets purchased for the LSU-South Alabama game will be honored for the Tigers' matchup against Florida this Saturday. "Any tickets or parking passes purchased through LSU originally for the South Alabama game will be honored on Saturday," LSU associate athletic director Brian Broussard... more »
  • Undefeated pee wee football teams face off after flood Play Video

    November 13, 2016 11:17 PM

    ZACHARY – With helmets crashing and bodies colliding, the Zachary Junior Broncos took on the Central Wildcats Sunday. Both undefeated teams met for the last game of the season. It was a game that almost didn’t happen. “Even though the flood has affected us, and we don’t have... more »
  • Guice, Fournette help No. 19 LSU run over Arkansas, 38-10

    November 12, 2016 6:01 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE - Derrius Guice rushed for a career-high 252 yards and Leonard Fournette added three touchdowns and No. 19 LSU improved to 4-1 under interim coach Ed Orgeron with a 38-10 win over Arkansas on Saturday night. The win ends a two-game losing streak against the Razorbacks for the Tigers... more »
  • LSU looks ahead to Arkansas following Alabama upset

    November 7, 2016 1:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After an 10-0 loss to Alabama on Saturday night, LSU is looking ahead to their next match up against Arkansas. The Tigers kept with the Crimson Tide in a scoreless tie through three quarters, however the Tide was able to score in the fourth-quarter to defeat... more »
  • Tillery, turnovers lift Southern U over Texas Southern 26-10

    November 5, 2016 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lenard Tillery rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and Southern University converted two interceptions into scoring drives to beat Texas Southern 26-10 on Saturday. Tillery scored on a 3-yard run and Herbert Edwards scored on a 1-yard run after Treveon Epps picked off a second-quarter pass... more »
  • Fans pile onto campus for highly anticipated LSU-Alabama game Play Video

    November 5, 2016 12:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tailgaters pulled onto campus for most of Friday, unpacking and setting up for the start of the highly anticipated weekend, though ominous weather hangs in the balance. The tune of turning generators is a notable noise for tiger tailgaters, on what's sure to be the biggest... more »
  • High school rivals sharing school site face off in football game Play Video

    November 4, 2016 6:27 PM

    DUTCHTOWN – Two high school rivals sharing the same school because of the August flood, meet on the football field on Friday night. Since the flood, St. Amant High School students have been attending classes at Dutchtown High School after their school was damaged. "It's a struggle, but... more »
  • Bar owners prepare for huge LSU football weekend Play Video

    November 3, 2016 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tigerland bars are spending the days before the LSU-Alabama game stocking up, expecting a gigantic turnout. Fred's, argualby one of the most popular stops on a Baton Rouge gameday for students, used the most of their time Thursday to unload cases of alcohol and set up a... more »
  • Harvard suspends men's soccer team over sexual comments

    November 3, 2016 9:43 PM

    BOSTON - Harvard University is suspending its men's soccer team for the rest of the season over sexual comments made about members of the women's soccer team. University President Drew Faust said in a statement Thursday night that an investigation into the 2012 team found that their "appalling" comments were... more »
  • LSU fans should arrive early for parking, ESPN Gameday Play Video

    November 3, 2016 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU officials say they expect record crowds on campus for Saturday’s game against undefeated SEC rival Alabama. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. but the campus will start buzzing with activity Saturday morning. Campus activities start at 8 a.m. when ESPN College Gameday broadcasts live from... more »
  • LSU-Alabama rivalry apparent across Baton Rouge ahead of gameday Play Video

    November 2, 2016 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for perhaps the biggest game of the season against the University of Alabama Crimson Tide, fans from far and wide are preparing for an exciting Saturday night in Death Valley. Businesses like Zippy's Burritos, Tacos & More are getting in the gameday... more »
  • Belaire High athletic director 'relieved' of duty after LHSAA investigation

    November 2, 2016 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Following an investigation of Belaire High School's football program by the LHSAA and the EBR School System, the principal of Belaire High School has been transferred to "Principal on Assignment," according to school officials. Superintendent Warren Drake announced the transfer of Roy Walker and Belaire assistant... more »
  • LSU's Donavaughn Campbell suspended after weekend arrest

    November 1, 2016 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's offensive lineman Donavaughn Campbell has been suspended from the Tigers' football team following a weekend arrest in Georgia. LSU did not play Saturday. It appears, Campbell spent the weekend at Georgia Tech where his brother is a football player. Authorities reported Campbell was arrested... more »
  • LSU moves up in national polls; prepares for Alabama

    October 31, 2016 10:43 AM

    WATCH LIVE: Lunch with Coach Orgeron BATON ROUGE – LSU moved up to number 14 in the Amway Coaches Top 25 Poll and number 15 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll as the Tigers prepare to face Alabama's Crimson Tide. LSU moved up five spots in the... more »
  • Tillery breaks SWAC record; Southern beats Alcorn St. 41-33

    October 29, 2016 3:56 PM

    Lenard Tillery ran for three scores and 195 yards to become the Southwestern Athletic Conference career-rushing leader as Southern University beat Alcorn State 41-33 on Saturday to remain undefeated in the conference. Tillery ran for a 12-yard touchdown on the Jaguars' opening drive, then added TD-runs of 63 and 22... more »
  • SEC actions labeled a joke in LSU emails over Florida game debacle

    October 24, 2016 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Interoffice emails show LSU staff were frustrated with the handling of the postponed football contest against Florida earlier this month. The game, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 8, was indefinitely postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. Eventually, it was announced, the game would be played in Tiger... more »
  • UPSET: Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

    October 23, 2016 12:53 AM

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 Saturday night for the Nittany Lions' biggest win in the post-Joe Paterno era. Penn State (5-2, 3-1 Big... more »
  • Southeastern Louisiana beats Houston Baptist 37-3

    October 22, 2016 8:48 PM

    HAMMOND - D'Shaie Landor was 16 of 30 for 229 yards and two touchdowns to help Southeastern Louisiana beat Houston Baptist 37-3 on Saturday night. Rasheed Harrell scored on a 51-yard run on the Lions' opening drive. Houston Baptist closed it to 7-3 on Alec Chadwick's 43-yard field goal and... more »
  • Fournette rushes for 284 yards in LSU victory

    October 22, 2016 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Leonard Fournette broke LSU's single-game rushing record on just his first eight carries - scoring three touchdowns of 59 yards or more - and the 25th-ranked Tigers beat No. 23 Mississippi 38-21 on Saturday night. Fournette finished with 284 yards rushing in his first action since aggravating... more »
  • Belaire football takes the field after head coach's suspension Play Video

    October 22, 2016 12:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Belaire High School's football team took the field Friday night, less than one week after their head coach was suspended for a plan to play an ineligible player. The scandal may have cost Belaire a chance at a championship, but as new head coach Kevin Jackson... more »
  • Southern's Devon Gales returns to Baton Rouge Play Video

    October 22, 2016 12:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ahead of Southern University's homecoming game, one player is making his return after going though tremendous times last year. Saturday will be a very big day for Devon Gales. Not only will he be back with his friends and fellow players on the Southern football team, but... more »
  • NCAA penalizes Alcorn State for violations in 11 sports

    October 19, 2016 4:33 PM

    LORMAN, Miss. - The NCAA has placed Alcorn State on probation through 2018 for violations in 11 sports over a four-year period. The NCAA released a report on Wednesday saying that Alcorn State "failed to monitor its progress-toward-degree certification process when it improperly certified 28 student-athletes" in the 11... more »
  • LSU to host Ole Miss on Saturday

    October 17, 2016 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Coming off of a second win under interim head coach Ed Orgeron, the LSU Tigers are gearing up to host Ole Miss in Tiger Stadium on Saturday. Kickoff between the Tigers and Rebels is set for 8 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN. LSU... more »
  • Southern rallies to defeat Jackson State 28-24 in SWAC

    October 15, 2016 11:25 PM

    JACKSON - As a tackler latched onto his left ankle, Austin Howard lofted a short pass to Randall Menard, who outjumped a defender in the end zone, and Southern made the score stand up to defeat Jackson State 28-24 Saturday night. The hard-fought TD was an answer to Jackson State... more »

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