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  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon Play Video

    July 29, 2014 8:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern fans have endured a roller coaster year with their sports teams. While the Jaguars won five SWAC titles, they also had the NCAA hammer brought on them by banning them from postseason play. "We've been working on this now for 15 months, so optimism... more »
  • High schools may benefit from concussion settlement Play Video

    July 29, 2014 3:12 PM

    ST. AMANT - After nearly a year of talks, the NCAA has agreed to settle a head injury lawsuit worth millions of dollars. The NCAA plans to create a $70 million fund to test current and former athletes for brain injuries. The organization will also implement a single return-to-play... more »
  • "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    July 28, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some of the Southern fan base went back to the classroom Monday night in Southern's "Ladies on the Bluff" clinic. Women who wanted to learn more about the game of football took in lectures and on-field coaching from the Southern University football staff, including head coach... more »
  • Magee's moment at LSU Play Video

    July 28, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Terrence Magee has watched teammates at his position bask in the spotlight, have breakout seasons and move on to the pros and now that it's Magee's turn it seems the spotlight has already passed to a true freshman - not that Magee seems to... more »
  • Talent showing up at LSU football camps Play Video

    July 25, 2014 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The importance on camps in other sports isn't as intense as it is in football. LSU, like other universities around the country, use their summer high school camps to identify talent. This year, plenty of local high school football players took to the field on... more »
  • Injured LSU's Trey Lealaimatafao tweets from hospital

    July 22, 2014 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU freshman defensive tackle who severely injured his arm Monday tweeted from his hospital bed a day after the injury. After an apparent argument with his girlfriend, Trey Lealaimatafao punched a window at the football practice facility. His arm went through the window and was cut,... more »
  • LSU freshman likely out after punching window

    July 21, 2014 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Trey Lealaimatafao likely won't be playing this season after he was injured when he punched a window at the football practice facility Monday. Lealaimatafao, a defensive tackle from San Antonio, apparently was upset over an argument with his girlfriend. His arm went through the window and... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Dutchtown Play Video

    July 13, 2014 10:09 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - For the Dutchtown high school football team, the challenges always begin with difficult Ascension Parish rivals, and the schedule only gets tougher from there. Still, the Griffins have held their own against St. Amant and East Ascension, and could return another strong team after going 10-3 (4-1)... more »
  • Best in the West:: Defensive Backs Play Video

    July 12, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a talented, veteran group returning in 2014, the Texas A&M Aggies could produce one of the most improved defensive back groups in the country next year, and the group could turn out to be the best in the SEC West. Led by Deridder native Deshazor... more »
  • Tiger stadium ranked No. 1 by experts

    July 8, 2014 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium was voted best stadium in the nation in a poll by Athlon Sports released Monday. Athlon asked 15 college football experts to cast their vote on the best college football stadiums and game day atmospheres. LSU's Death Valley beat out other top five... more »
  • LSU linebacker Beckwith ready for breakout sophomore season Play Video

    July 6, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Kendell Beckwith dreams of making plays on the field for LSU in 2014. "I walk around and dream of what I can do to beat the lineman and make big plays and just hear the crowd go crazy," Beckwith said. Beckwith was a 4 star... more »
  • Central WR gives verbal commitment to Miami

    July 5, 2014 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Central High School wideout Terell Chatman pledged his verbal commitment to the University of Miami this weekend. The six-foot-four prospect told WBRZ Sports 2 he is being recruited by offensive coordinator James Coley and wide receivers coach Brennan Carroll as an "outside receiver" for the Hurricanes.... more »
  • FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

    June 26, 2014 9:09 AM

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - FIFA has banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season. The ban also covers Uruguay's... more »
  • LSU football putting around Play Video

    June 25, 2014 7:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger football team took a break from their summer workouts to have a bonding moment at a local bowling alley. Head coach Les Miles says the team bonding time is important when forming chemistry. "If every conversation is based on: how are you... more »
  • Phase 1 of Panthers' Stadium renovation almost done

    June 25, 2014 5:15 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers are putting the final touches on phase one of a $125 million stadium renovation project. Panthers director of stadium operations Scott Paul led a media tour Wednesday showing off the stadium's two new larger video boards, two new ribbon boards, an improved sound system and... more »
  • Notre Dame-Georgia to play in 2017, 2019

    June 25, 2014 5:04 PM

    SOUTH BEND, In. - Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs will play in South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017, while the Irish will play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. The top-ranked Bulldogs beat the... more »
  • LSU vs. Texas A&M kickoff set

    June 23, 2014 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff for the LSU vs. Texas A&M football game on Thanksgiving Day has been set for 6:30 p.m. The game will be played in College Station and will be televised on ESPN, the league office and the network announced on Monday. LSU is 2-0 against... more »
  • Wanted: Baton Rouge football refs Play Video

    June 17, 2014 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you want to be a football official, the Baton Rouge Area Football Officials Association is looking for you. Three referees, Jeremy White, Brandon Ricard and Ronald Kemp joined us on 2une In Thursday to talk about how you can get involved. High School Football 101... more »
  • Defensive End/Comedian Cameron Jordan keeps mood light at Saints camp Play Video

    June 15, 2014 11:30 PM

    METAIRIE - Cameron Jordan has carved out a great start to his New Orleans Saints career with 21.5 sacks in 4 years and a Pro Bowl appearance in 2013. He also provides some much-needed comic relief for the Saints locker room. Sports 2's Brian Holland gives us a... more »
  • Former Port Allen star Claiborne accused of armed robbery, dismissed from Texas A&M

    June 3, 2014 11:09 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Linebacker Darian Claiborne and defensive lineman Isaiah Golden have been dismissed from the Texas A&M football team. The dismissal comes after both players were arrested on drug charges in the last few months. Coach Kevin Sumlin says: "These two individuals have failed to meet the... more »
  • LSU standouts Hill, Landry celebrate with local NFL draft parties

    May 9, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The second day of the NFL draft was a day of celebration for LSU standouts Jeremy Hill and Jarvis Landry, each of whom hosted a draft party and each of whom heard their names called to Friday night. In Central, Hill watched with family and friends... more »
  • LSU plans to tackle game day traffic issues Play Video

    May 9, 2014 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletic Department outlined the results of a game day parking and traffic study to the LSU Board of Supervisors Friday. Athletic Director Joe Alleva says correcting the traffic issue is the department's top priority with football season just months away. The traffic consultant study... more »
  • LSU's Beckham Jr. goes 12th in NFL Draft

    May 8, 2014 8:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was picked 12th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. Last year, Beckham Jr. had eight touchdowns and 1,152 receiving yards. With more than 2300 yards in 2013, he broke LSU's record for all-purpose yards... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • How your kid's football helmet stacks up Play Video

    April 24, 2014 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The helmet your son wears on the football field is getting a grade, and it may not stack up to the price tag on the facemask. Researchers at Virginia Tech have released a ratings system of nearly every helmet used in high school football, giving each helmet... more »
  • Saints bring back WR Meachem

    April 18, 2014 11:02 PM

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem is entering his eighth NFL season and seventh with New Orleans. He played in 15 games last season, starting five, and caught 16 passes for... more »
  • LSU players perform for NFL scouts Play Video

    April 9, 2014 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football players hoping to get drafted are putting their skills on display for NFL scouts today. Seventeen players from LSU's 2013 football team will take part, including top prospects QB Zach Mettenburger, WRs Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr., RB Jeremy Hill and offensive guard... more »
  • Hoko's home away from home Play Video

    April 7, 2014 11:13 PM

    GONZALES - With his family hailing from the Pacific island nation of Tonga, LSU guard Hoko Fanaika has come a long way, both literally and figuratively, to arrive in South Louisiana with the Tigers. Luckily, Hoko quickly made friends in the small, but close-knit Polynesian community in the area.... more »
  • Harris accounts for 4 TDs in LSU football spring game Play Video

    April 6, 2014 12:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - True freshman Brandon Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth in LSU's spring football game on Saturday, completing the Tigers spring season in style. Fellow quarterback Anthony Jennings had a tougher day at the office, throwing two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns,... more »
  • LSU football announces future games with UCLA, Arizona St.

    March 31, 2014 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU has announced their football team will have upcoming series with UCLA and Arizona State. The Tigers will face UCLA at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on September 4, 2021. The Bruins will make a return to trip to Tiger Stadium on August 31, 2024. ... more »
  • Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    March 28, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Just off the friendly confines of Mumford Stadium, the Southern football team held it's final practice on Friday before its spring football game on Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars will start at 2pm in Mumford Stadium on Saturday, where fans will get a chance to see how... more »
  • Jennings on LSU offense: "getting faster"

    March 25, 2014 7:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For an offense in college football, it's all about tempo, and according to LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings, that tempo is getting better all the time. Jennings (a redshirt freshman) admits that he can't move the team in and out of the huddle as quickly as his... more »
  • Magee sprains ankle, qbs throw for 300 yards in LSU scrimmage

    March 23, 2014 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles said aside from typical bumps and bruises, the only injury of note at LSU's first spring football scrimmage was an ankle sprain to running back Terrence Magee, the Tigers top returning rusher. Miles said he doesn't know how long Magee will be out, but... more »
  • Hill gets early release from probation

    March 19, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Jeremy Hill was released early from his two-year probation Wednesday. Hill went before a judge, and had his probation terminated because he completed all that was required of him. Hill was on probation after a fight outside a bar in Tigerland last year.... more »
  • Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA's 'unlawful cartel'

    March 17, 2014 1:07 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the eve of the NCAA men's Division I basketball tournament, its... more »
  • LSU opens spring practice

    March 8, 2014 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has opened spring football practice with some players at new positions and a couple of regulars sitting out while recovering from offseason surgeries. Senior defensive end Jermauria Rasco is recovering from shoulder procedures and junior safety Corey Thompson from knee surgery. Coach Les Miles said after... more »
  • Newest Southern Jaguar suits up on the Bluff Play Video

    March 7, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - He may be small, but he's shown a lot of heart battling a form of brain cancer at St Jude's hospital in Baton Rouge over the past two years. Now JJ Walker takes on another challenge: being the newest member of the Southern Jaguar football team.... more »
  • Southern football back on the practice field Play Video

    March 6, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars got back on the football field for the first time since winning the SWAC Championship in December. The new look for the Jags was obvious from the very start, beginning with Southern's signal caller. Dray Joseph was no longer in the huddle,... more »
  • Pinkel gets raise, extension at Missouri

    March 6, 2014 2:28 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri football Coach Gary Pinkel has signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years. The new deal increases his guaranteed salary from $2.8 million to $3.1 million and boosts the total salary of his assistant... more »
  • 10-second college football rule withdrawn

    March 5, 2014 2:38 PM

    NEW YORK- A person with knowledge of the decision says a proposed rule that would have slowed college football's fast-paced offenses has been withdrawn by the NCAA rules committee. After a conference call by the football rules committee, it was agreed the so-called 10-second rule would not be given to... more »
  • La'el Collins gives back to Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 24, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When La'el Collins said he would return to play football for his senior year at LSU, the Tigers offensive lineman privately made a vow to give back to the charity that gave so much to him. That's why last week, Collins visited with the BREC/Alaksa Street... more »
  • LSU gets commitment from 14-year-old QB

    February 24, 2014 12:04 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - The LSU football team has gotten a commitment from a 14 year old quarterback from a well known football family. Eighth grader Zadock Dinkelman from San Antonio is the nephew of Ty and Koy Detmer. Ty Detmer won the 1990 Heisman trophy at BYU and Koy... more »
  • Reports: Missouri All-American says he is gay

    February 9, 2014 8:10 PM

    Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, Sam says he came out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri in August. Sam says: "I am... more »
  • 2 UT players arrested on alcohol-related charges

    February 9, 2014 5:00 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - Authorities say Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive lineman Danny O'Brien have been arrested on alcohol-related charges and resisting arrest. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Johnson and 20-year-old O'Brien were taken into custody late Saturday. Johnson, a first-team all-Southeastern Conference selection last season, was charged... more »
  • ULL DC Willis to remain with Ragin Cajuns

    February 6, 2014 10:28 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A day after telling Louisiana-Lafayette coach Mark Hudspeth he was quitting to take a coaching position at another university, James Willis has reversed his decision and will remain with the Ragin' Cajuns as defensive coordinator. Hudspeth announced Willis' change of heart Thursday. Willis says he changed his mind... more »
  • LSU finishes Natl. Signing Day with No. 2 class Play Video

    February 5, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU capped an impressive National Signing Day by finishing with the second-ranked recruiting class in the nation, including top prospects in several key positions. Besides landing the top-ranked high school recruit in the nation, St. Augustine running back Leonard Fournette, the Tigers also scored an offensive... more »
  • Fox News to interview President Obama before Super Bowl

    February 2, 2014 1:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is getting some time in front of the cameras before sitting down to watch the Super Bowl. He's doing a live interview from the White House with Bill O'Reilly about two hours before kickoff, during the Fox pregame show. The interview comes less than a... more »
  • Southern's Aeneas Williams among 7 elected to Hall of Fame

    February 1, 2014 6:19 PM

    NEW YORK - Former Southern Jaguar great Aeneas Williams was recognized for his play at the professional level. Williams was one of seven NFL veterans elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 2014 class was unveiled as a part of Super Bowl Weekend in New York. Along... more »
  • Ole Miss' Hill charged with sexual battery

    January 29, 2014 4:53 PM

    OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi freshman defensive back Bobby Hill has been indefinitely suspended after being arrested and charged with sexual battery. The 19-year-old Hill was arrested by Oxford police on Tuesday, according to jail documents. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement released through the school that he... more »
  • Mississippi enacting youth concussion law

    January 27, 2014 1:29 PM

    JACKSON, Ms. - Mississippi could enact a law requiring public and private schools to evaluate student athletes for concussion after they're shaken up during practice or competition. A player with a concussion would be banned from play until fully recovered. The House and Senate have passed House Bill 48 (http://bit.ly/1cWl94o... more »
  • Tigers OC Cameron says he's staying put

    January 26, 2014 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said on Sunday that he's not interested in the NFL and will remain with the Tigers. The comment, as relayed by LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette, came on the heels of a report from the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the Cleveland Browns... more »
  • Former LSU wide receiver, Super Bowl champ releases autobiography Play Video

    January 17, 2014 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU wide receiver Michael Clayton joined JP on 2une In Friday to talk about his autobiography "Chasing my Rookie Year: The Michael Clayton Story". Clayton played in 39 games for the Tigers from 2001-2003. He had 182 catches for 2,582 yards and 22 touchdowns over... more »
  • LSU offensive stars headline list of early departures

    January 13, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, LSU is facing a mass exodus of early departures. Last year, 10 players left early for the chance to play in the NFL Draft: this year, seven players are leaving with eligibility still on the table, including offensive stars Jarvis Landry,... more »
  • Saints fall to Seahawks in NFC Playoffs, 23-15

    January 11, 2014 3:41 PM

    SEATTLE - Seattle got on the scoreboard early and often in the first half, riding three Steven Hauschka field goals and a Marshawn Lynch 15-yard touchdown scamper to a 16-0 halftime lead - and eventually finished New Orleans' comeback chances with a 23-15 win. The Saints could never fully... more »
  • Iowa governor donates food over Outback Bowl wager

    January 8, 2014 7:38 PM

    DES MOINES, Ia. - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is following up on a friendly wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal over the outcome of the Outback Bowl. LSU beat Iowa 21-14 on Jan. 1 in the Outback Bowl. Branstad says he is donating 100 pounds of Iowa ham to a... more »
  • No. 1 recruit Fournette commits to LSU Play Video

    January 2, 2014 3:10 PM

    ST. PETERSBURG - Leonard Fournette, the number one overall prospect in the nation for the high school class of 2014, has pledged to play college football for the LSU Tigers next season. The running back from New Orleans picked the Tigers over Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M, Florida, USC, Michigan,... more »
  • LSU braces for major changes on offense in 2014

    January 2, 2014 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Now that Les Miles has made LSU history by winning at least 10 games in four straight seasons, the coach will have start working on a 2014 roster that is full of uncertainty. The biggest changes will come on offense. The Tigers already knew they'd lose senior... more »
  • AP Source: Lovie Smith reaches deal to coach Tampa

    January 1, 2014 11:21 PM

    TAMPA, Fl. - A person familiar with the negotiations says former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has reached an agreement to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Speaking to The Associated Press on Wednesday night on the condition of anonymity because an official announcement hasn't been made, the person also says... more »
  • LSU DT Ferguson will not play in Outback Play Video

    December 31, 2013 4:02 PM

    TAMPA - Junior defensive lineman Ego Ferguson did not make the trip with his LSU teammates to the Outback Bowl, according to multiple media reports. Ferguson was an All-SEC Honorable Mention after starting all 12 games at defensive tackle for the Tigers. The six-foot-three, 309-pound tackle registered five tackles... more »
  • Covington cop who arrested football refs demoted

    December 31, 2013 2:51 PM

    COVINGTON, La. - Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a lieutenant who arrested two high-school football referees in October has been suspended without pay and demoted to sergeant. Lentz says Stephen Short must also pass an evaluation before he can return to work after the 10-day suspension, and cannot apply... more »
  • Neil Weiner to be next head coach at Dunham

    December 30, 2013 10:47 PM

    ZACHARY - Sports 2 has learned that Zachary head coach Neil Weiner is going to be announced Wednesday as the next head coach at Dunham High School. The move comes after Weiner led the Broncos to the furthest the school had ever been since moving from 4A to 5A.... more »
  • Tigers new leader to get first start at Outback Play Video

    December 30, 2013 7:12 PM

    TAMPA - It's always tough breaking in a new quarterback, but thankfully for the LSU Tigers, they've had the bowl practice period to get Anthony Jennings accustomed to leading the Bayou Bengals onto the field. The freshman from Marietta, Ga., is taking over at the signal caller spot in... more »
  • Browns fire head coach Rob Chudzinski

    December 29, 2013 10:57 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have fired coach Rob Chudzinski following one season, which started promising but ended with a seven-game losing streak. Chudzinski had only been in place since Jan. 11, when the Ohio native and lifelong Browns fan was hired for his dream position by owner Jimmy Haslam... more »
  • Eagles beat Cowboys 24-22 to take NFC East title

    December 29, 2013 10:50 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy had 131 yards and a receiving score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 in a win-or-go-home game for the NFC East title Sunday night. The Cowboys (8-8), with Kyle Orton filling in two... more »
  • Odums talks about Southern's future Play Video

    December 20, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern head coach isn't shy about his vision of the future for the Jaguar football program. "Long term it's to outgrow this building," said Odums to the media Friday morning. "It's all about winning. If we keep getting in the bigger and better recruits...my plan... more »
  • GNOSF marks 25 years of luring big games

    December 20, 2013 7:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - When a record New Orleans Bowl crowd of well over 50,000 files into the Superdome on Saturday night, it will mark the latest success of an institution created a quarter century ago with the hope of making the Big Easy a premier sports tourism destination. The Greater... more »
  • Glendale, Tampa to host college football title games

    December 16, 2013 2:32 PM

    Glendale, Arizona will host the College Football Playoff championship game in 2016, while Tampa, Florida will be the site of the 2017 title game. The College Football Playoff has announced the sites of the second and third championship games in the new postseason system that goes into effect next season.... more »
  • Livonia ready for first state title Play Video

    December 13, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the days leading up to their state title game in the Superdome, head coach David Brewerton has his team simulating dome conditions at the LSU Indoor Practice Facility. "That dome turf is going to get warm," Brewerton told his team Wednesday in the huddle. "And... more »
  • Louisiana Tech drops Northwestern St 93-71

    December 12, 2013 8:49 AM

    RUSTON- Raheem Appleby scored 28 points as Louisiana Tech ran away from Northwestern State 93-71 on Wednesday night. Louisiana Tech (8-2) shot 58.5 percent from the floor, including 5 of 15 (33.3 percent) from beyond the arc. Alex Hamilton added 13 points while Kenneth Smith dished out 12 assists to... more »
  • SU's head football coach considered for another job Play Video

    December 11, 2013 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University's successful head football coach is being considered for another job, the WBRZ News 2 sports team learned exclusively Wednesday night. Dawson Odums is being sought by his Alma matter, North Carolina Central University. The school wants him to become its new head coach. The position... more »
  • Fans Choice ceremony takes athletes behind the scenes Play Video

    December 10, 2013 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - We've seen the Fans Choice Award winners throughout the season put together some remarkable performances, but Tuesday it was their turn to sit back, relax, and enjoy their accomplishments at the WBRZ Studios. From Ascension Catholic High School to Central High, the winners showed up to... more »
  • Suspect named in LSU game day rape

    December 9, 2013 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a suspect Monday in a rape that happened on the LSU campus during the Texas A&M football game. Investigators say the attack happened inside a portable toilet near South Campus Dr. on Nov. 23. LSU Police said Albert Carlos Ford, 32, was linked... more »
  • Louisiana high school football scores

    December 6, 2013 10:23 PM

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A Semifinal Acadiana 35, Destrehan 7 Parkway 28, Covington 27 Class 4A Semifinal East Jefferson 18, Neville 15 Karr 29, Landry/Walker 0 Class 3A Semifinal Livonia 25, Jennings 20 Union Parish 40, Amite 0 Class 2A Semifinal Kinder 28, Winnfield 21 Many 27, Loreauville 26 Class... more »
  • 1-on-1 with Southeastern coach Ron Roberts Play Video

    December 6, 2013 3:52 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern Lions will make history with their first playoff game in school history Saturday night vs Sam Houston St. Strawberry Stadium will host the second meeting between the Lions and Bearkats this season, but this time there is more on the line for both squads. ... more »
  • Southern, SLU football going for championships

    December 6, 2013 5:35 AM

    Baton Rouge- It has been a long time since Southern and Southeastern Louisiana University have been this good at football. The Southern Jaguars (8-4) are back in the SWAC Football Championship for the first time since 2004 and are facing a familiar opponent. The Jags played Jackson State (8-3)... more »
  • Jeryl Brazil kicked off LSU football team

    December 5, 2013 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles announced Thursday afternoon that suspended running back Jeryl Brazil has been kicked off the team. Baton Rouge Police obtained an arrest warrant for Brazil earlier Thursday for simple burglary after they said he broke into an apartment on Nov. 26... more »
  • Former Mizzou football players latest to sue NCAA

    December 5, 2013 2:41 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Two former Missouri football players are suing the NCAA in federal court over head injuries they suffered decades ago, joining a cascade of recent lawsuits against college sports' governing body related to traumatic brain injuries. Tony Van Zant and Sharron Washington filed the suit Tuesday. Both played... more »
  • Mettenberger still draft hopeful Play Video

    December 4, 2013 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans were in appreciation of Zach Mettenberger's contributions to the LSU football team Wednesday as they learned he will not play in a bowl game due to a knee injury. Mettenberger was hit in his left knee during LSU's game against Arkansas Friday. The university said... more »
  • Southern Preps for SWAC Championship Play Video

    December 4, 2013 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Southern University football team is getting ready for the game of the year and so are fans. The Jags will be playing in the SWAC Championship against Jackson State University. To make sure Southern brings home a win, university officials moved finals up a week... more »

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