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  • 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 »
  • CATS offering Touchdown Express for LSU game days

    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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Southern picked behind Grambling for SWAC West

    July 17, 2015 11:41 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alcorn State, the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion, is the preseason favorite to win the league's Eastern Division while Grambling has been picked to win the West. Southern University was picked to finish second behind Grambling in the West. Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr.... more »
  • LSU projected to finish third in the SEC West

    July 17, 2015 7:25 AM

    HOOVER, AL.- Reporters predicting the Southeastern Conference were torn in the Western Division. Auburn was declared the favorite to win the overall title Thursday, but rival Alabama got the edge in the West. It's the first time that's happened. Auburn received 108 first-place votes to Alabama's 92, but the Crimson... more »
  • Referees, schools announce four-year deal

    July 16, 2015 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state High School Athletic Association and High School Officials Association announced that they've reached an agreement which will keep high school sporting events going without any delays. The four-year agreement includes putting into place raises requested by referees for seven sports: baseball, basketball, football, soccer,... more »
  • Video shows LSU's Derrius Guice being taken away in ambulance check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed a football player was taken by EMS from practice Wednesday. Michael Bonnette said the 18-year-old player was taken to the hospital around 5:30 p.m. from LSU's indoor practice facility. Bonnette did not say why the player was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Texas A&M's Sumlin happy to have Chavis on his side

    July 14, 2015 12:29 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says hiring defensive coordinator John Chavis from LSU was "a great fit for us and a great fit for him." It might also add some spice to the LSU-Texas A&M rivalry, though Sumlin says he's not sure "if it can get any... more »
  • LHSAA reaches deal with high school referees

    July 13, 2015 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The high school football season will go on in Louisiana without replacement referees. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association agreed to tentative terms with the referees to keep them on the field this season. The exact terms of the deal haven't been released, but a source tells... more »
  • LHSAA agrees to terms with referees

    July 12, 2015 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LHSOA and LHSAA have agreed to a tentative deal that will keep the refs on the field this high school football season. The terms of the agreement were not released. A member of the LHSOA tells WBRZ that more details might be released over the... more »
  • BR football coaches waiting out referee pay debate check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the upcoming high school football season in limbo, head coaches around the Baton Rouge region are watching closely. Many referees say they won't work without a contract and pay raises. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association said schools can't agree to contracts with the Louisiana... more »
  • La. high school football season in jeopardy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The upcoming high school football season in Louisiana could be in jeopardy if referees and the Louisiana High School Athletic Association do not come to terms on a contract agreement. Right now all referees, except in Lake Charles, plan to skip the season if their demands... more »
  • Talks break down over high school referee fees check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 23, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said Tuesday talks abruptly broke down Tuesday with the state's sports officials' group over how high school referees were to be paid. LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine said they'd been in discussion with the Louisiana High School Officials Association for... more »
  • Brady appeal begins at NFL headquarters

    June 23, 2015 9:53 AM

    NEW YORK- Tom Brady and representatives from the players' union are meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Brady was suspended by the league for his role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game win over... more »
  • Announced SEC games include 2 LSU night kickoffs

    June 18, 2015 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game times and network designation of 32 Southeastern Conference football games, including a pair of nighttime kickoffs for the LSU Tigers, were announced Thursday on the SEC Network. The games are scheduled across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network with additional selections to be determined... more »
  • Former Tiger Flynn signs with Patriots

    June 11, 2015 5:29 PM

    FOXBOROUGH, MA - Former LSU Tiger Quarterback Matt Flynn has signed with the New England Patriots, per ESPN's Dianna Russini on Twitter. Flynn has been a back-up for his entire NFL career but could see playing time this year. Patriots' Quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games for his... more »
  • Late goals by Williams, Wood lead US over Netherlands 4-3

    June 5, 2015 4:56 PM

    AMSTERDAM - Danny Williams scored in the 89th minute and Bobby Wood in the 90th, capping a comeback from a two-goal second-half deficit and giving the United States a 4-3 win over the Netherlands on Friday night for the Americans' first win against the Dutch. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored twice on... more »
  • New Orleans Saints sign DE Cam Jordan through 2020

    June 2, 2015 12:32 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints and starting defensive end Cameron Jordan have agreed on a contract extension through the 2020 season. Jordan, who was New Orleans' first of two first-round draft choices in 2011, was entering the final season of his rookie contract. Saints spokesman Greg Bensel on Tuesday... more »
  • UAB to restore football program for 2016 season

    June 1, 2015 3:11 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - UAB President Ray Watts is bringing the football program back. Watts decided on Monday morning to reverse the earlier decision after meetings with UAB supporters continued through the weekend. He says donors have pledged to make up the estimated $17.2 million deficit over the next five years... more »
  • Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

    May 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance. The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • LSU's Jevonte Domond arrested, indefinitely suspended

    May 26, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jevonte Domond, an offensive tackle for the LSU Tigers, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison without a bond following a Memorial Day arrest for felony domestic abuse battery. Domond, who saw little playing time last season, was arrested after his fiancé told detectives he... more »
  • La'el Collins signs with Cowboys check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2015 1:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU lineman La'el Collins will play for the Dallas Cowboys, successfully landing with an NFL team after his draft prospects went off the rails. The Cowboys organization confirmed the news , which ESPN reported will net Collins $1.6 million guaranteed over three years. Several... more »
  • Police say Collins still not suspect in murder investigation

    May 4, 2015 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say former LSU football player La'el Collins met with detectives Monday morning and is still not considered a suspect in an active murder investigation. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. of Baton Rouge Police said Collins and his attorney met with investigators at around 10:30 a.m. and... more »
  • Collins set to lose millions after draft stock falls check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2015 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a dark cloud hanging over his head, football draft experts feel former LSU standout La'el Collins will miss out on millions of dollars by falling down the draft board. Last week Collins was a lock in the first round tabbed as one of the best... more »
  • NFL rejects Collins' supplemental draft request

    April 30, 2015 5:30 PM

    CHICAGO - The NFL rejected a request Thursday from LSU football star La'el Collins to be placed in a supplemental draft while police try to question him about a woman's murder in Baton Rouge. Collins' representatives made the request so they could have time to clear up the connection... more »
  • Former LSU football player charged in death of Georgia boy

    April 30, 2015 7:52 AM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.- Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player at LSU and University of South Carolina was booked Wednesday in... more »
  • Questions still linger in SEC West after spring practices

    April 28, 2015 2:25 PM

    The reputation of the Southeastern Conference's Western Division took a hit last season after its top five teams all lost their bowl games. Now the division's seven teams - which account for five of the last eight national championships - are faced with a strange feeling following spring practice: Uncertainty... more »
  • White defeats Purple 45-6 in Annual Spring Game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 18, 2015 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris combined to rack up 420 passing yards and threw for four touchdowns as the White team secured a 45-6 victory over the Purple team Saturday during LSU's National L-Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's at Tiger Stadium. Both signal callers... more »
  • Ex-pro Hernandez gets life sentence without parole

    April 15, 2015 9:38 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been formally sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murder. Hernandez stood impassively as the court officer announced the sentence Wednesday. It came shortly after he was found guilty on all charges in... more »
  • Illinois group says concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football

    April 13, 2015 11:00 AM

    CHICAGO - The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit wants an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, saying it could kill football programs statewide. The Illinois High School Association says in a filing with Cook County Circuit Court that it's already doing what it... more »
  • LSU star player chooses diversion program instead of trial Play Video

    April 8, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU defensive back, Jalen Mills, enrolled in a pretrial program after being arrested for simple assault. Mills didn't utter a word as he left court today. He is accused of punching a woman last may at an apartment complex near LSU's campus last May. He was... more »
  • Study: Brain scans may identify concussion-related disease

    April 6, 2015 2:19 PM

    NEW YORK - A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in football and other sports. The illness, called CTE, is now diagnosed only after death. In a new study, scans of retired football players showed deposits of abnormal protein in a pattern... more »
  • LSU defensive back Jalen Mills goes on trial next week

    April 3, 2015 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents say the prosecution plans to use screenshots of text messages and photos of the victim in the trial against LSU defensive back Jalen Mills. Mills' trial for simple battery is set to begin Wednesday in Baton Rouge. State Judge Richard Moore will preside over the... more »
  • Walker High set for field turf and track upgrades check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 19, 2015 5:29 PM

    WALKER - Excitement at Walker High School in Livingston Parish is growing as plans for a new turf field and brand new outdoor track are finalized. "I mean they're going to come out here and see it, and I mean it's an eye catcher," said Walker Football Head Coach... more »
  • Oklahoma football team condemns racist video

    March 12, 2015 2:53 PM

    NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma football team is taking a stand. In a statement players released nearly simultaneously on their social media accounts Thursday, they called for the expulsion of leaders of a fraternity tied to a racist video that has rocked the campus. The team, which is predominantly black,... more »
  • Jimmy Graham traded to Seattle

    March 10, 2015 3:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a trade that will send Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks. According to ESPN , the Saints will trade Graham to the Seahawks for center, Max Unger, and multiple draft picks. At least one... more »
  • LSU punished for violation of recruiting rule

    February 27, 2015 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football program will have its recruiting privileges revoked for the second time in four years. The punishment from the Southeastern Conference comes after LSU continued to engage in unlimited contact with Matt Womack, a prospective early enrollee and offensive tackle from Mississippi, after he... more »
  • Council OKs Los Angeles-area stadium backed by Rams owner

    February 25, 2015 1:58 AM

    INGLEWOOD, CA - The Inglewood City Council has approved plans to build a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner. With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night. The vote... more »
  • After tense exchange, Aaron Hernandez murder trial resumes

    February 23, 2015 2:09 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez resumes after a tense exchange last week between the judge and a prosecutor. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh told prosecutor William McCauley he could not ask the victim's sister anything about text messages sent minutes... more »
  • NFL's competition committee may consider replay expansion

    February 20, 2015 11:43 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Rams coach Jeff Fisher says the NFL's competition committee has an unprecedented number of proposals to expand replay reviews next season. Fisher is the committee co-chair, and he says he's not sure it will happen. Fisher says everything currently is reviewable -- other than penalties -- and that... more »
  • Raiders, Chargers plan possible shared Los Angeles-area home

    February 20, 2015 2:06 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The teams announced plans for the $1.7 billion stadium in Carson in a joint statement Thursday... more »
  • LSU names Tony Ball wide receivers coach

    February 13, 2015 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles says he's hired former Georgia assistant Tony Ball as the Tigers' new receivers coach. Ball has coached at the college level for about three decades, working with wide receivers for about 20 years. He spent the past nine years at Georgia, working... more »
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013

    February 13, 2015 4:19 PM

    NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013, according to tax returns submitted by the league. The NFL on Friday released the amount Goodell earned in salary, bonus and pension compensation. Goodell made $35.1 million in 2012, with an additional $5 million in incentive pay and... more »
  • Ex-Patriot's fiance granted immunity in murder trial

    February 11, 2015 2:00 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to resume after his fiancée was granted immunity to testify for prosecutors. Hernandez is expected back in court Wednesday. He is charged with murder for the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin... more »
  • English Premier League sells UK live TV rights for $7.8bn

    February 10, 2015 11:50 AM

    LONDON - The English Premier League has awarded the domestic television rights to Sky and BT in three-year deals worth 5.136 billion pounds ($7.8 billion). To show matches from the 2016-17 season, the broadcasters are paying 70 percent more than their current three-season deals are worth. To show 154 live... more »
  • Pace of play not expected to be college football rules issue

    February 9, 2015 4:39 PM

    The NCAA coordinator of college football officials says he does not expect pace of play to be a major topic when the rules committee meets this week. Rogers Redding said Monday the use of technology on the sideline will be a focus during committee meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Redding said... more »
  • National Signing Day off and roaring check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is picking up strong recruits for National Signing Day, but the day is still young and already producing some surprises. University High running back Nick Brossette signed with the Tigers after flirting with Texas. He led UHigh to the state title in 2014 and was... more »
  • Who's playing where?: A guide to National Signing Day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's a big day for high school senior athletes in our area: it's National Signing Day. It's the day we learn who's going where to play college ball. Here are times for schools in our area: 8:00 a.m.- West Feliciana 8:30 a.m.- Plaquemine 9:00 a.m.-... more »
  • Super Bowl champs return to another New England snowstorm

    February 3, 2015 2:03 AM

    BOSTON, MA - The New England Patriots have arrived safely in snowbound Boston. The team landed at Logan International Airport just before 7:30 p.m. Monday following its 28-24 Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Arizona. It retweeted a message from running back Shane Vereen: "Boston! Your Champs just... more »
  • Former NFL player shares message of hope in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 1, 2015 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A message of hope and perseverance was the focal point at Hearts of Ease Family Life Church on Sunday. Former defensive and defensive tackle for the New York Jets, Dennis Byrd, talked about the day that put his life on a different course. In November... more »
  • Top Tigers in the Super Bowl check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has had no shortage of players go on to play in the Super Bowl after their college career concludes. News 2's John Pastorek looks back in this edition of Louisiana Super Bowl legends. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Billy Cannon played in one Super Bowl... more »
  • Beckham, Brees team up to set world record

    January 30, 2015 5:08 AM

    GLENDALE, AZ - Two of Louisiana's biggest football stars teamed-up Thursday to break a world record. New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees and former-LSU Wide Receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. shattered the Guinness World Record for most one-handed catches in a minute. The pair combined for 33 catches in just... more »
  • Louisiana's Super Bowl Legends check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With Super Bowl Sunday just a few days away, we took a look back at some of the greatest Louisiana Super Bowl Legends today on 2une In. The legendary coach Vince Lombardi once called Jim Taylor the most determined runner he'd ever seen. Taylor credits Lombardi... more »
  • NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

    January 28, 2015 3:04 PM

    BOSTON - A study published in the journal Neurology says NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers. The study published Wednesday says researchers tested 42 former players on their short-term memory, mental flexibility and problem... more »
  • AP: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite

    January 28, 2015 12:19 PM

    PHOENIX - An Associated Press analysis of the 51 youth concussion laws in each state and the District of Columbia finds that fewer than half contain all of the key principles of the model legislation. The laws were pushed for by the NFL after Washington state passed the first bill... more »
  • Million Dollar Man: Kevin Steele's contract released and spring dates announced

    January 26, 2015 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will make $1 million per year with performance-based incentives that could push that number to $1.125 million each of the next two years. The contract breaks down into a $500,000 base salary with an additional $500,000 in "supplemental media compensation",... more »
  • Saints shine in Pro Bowl

    January 26, 2015 6:08 AM

    GLENDALE, AZ - The New Orleans Saints had four players selected for this year's NFL Pro Bowl. Three of them shined in Team Irvin's 32-28 win over Team Carter. The brightest was Tight End Jimmy Graham. The Black and Gold's leading receiver caught three passes for 30 yards with... more »
  • Benson's granddaughter off Saints board

    January 22, 2015 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson began work Thursday to transition ownership and control of the New Orleans Saints to his wife, and away from his other family members. The first steps reported by WWL were removing his granddaughter, Rita Benson Leblanc, from her position of... more »
  • NFL fines Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

    January 22, 2015 11:07 AM

    NEW YORK - The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday. The league did not specify what the gesture was in the win over... more »
  • Benson: wife to inherit control of Saints, Pelicans

    January 22, 2015 2:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tom Benson, who owns the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, has agreed to a succession plan that will give his wife, Gayle, control of New Orleans' two major professional sports franchises after his death. In a statement provided to The Associated Press on Wednesday night, the 87-year-old... more »
  • Riverdale's Donte Jackson commits to LSU over UGA

    January 21, 2015 11:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Riverdale High senior cornerback Donté Jackson announced on Wednesday morning his decision to pass on Georgia and USC, making his verbal commitment to come play for LSU later this year. Jackson, a 5'11", 164-pound cornerback out of New Orleans, announced his commitment this morning at a... more »
  • Report: NFL finds Patriot game balls were deflated

    January 21, 2015 2:10 AM

    The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president for football operations, told The Associated Press... more »
  • Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

    January 19, 2015 1:59 AM

    For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots. In an enticing matchup pitting the defending champions against the dominant NFL franchise of the 2000s,... more »
  • LSU to introduce two new football coaches

    January 14, 2015 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials said they will introduce two new coaches for the Tiger football program Wednesday afternoon. The university confirmed Tuesday they'd hired former Alabama linebacker coach Kevin Steele. On Wednesday LSU also said they'd hired former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron to be the... more »
  • Alabama's Kevin Steele named LSU def. coordinator check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson for LSU athletics confirmed that Alabama assistant coach Kevin Steele has been hired as the Tiger's new defensive coordinator. Michael Bonnette confirmed the hire Tuesday afternoon. Steele replaced John Chavis, who left LSU for a post at Texas A&M shortly after the Tigers' bowl... more »
  • Hunter makes NFL draft choice official

    January 9, 2015 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU junior Danielle Hunter formally announced his intention to enter the NFL draft Friday. Hunter told News 2 earlier this week he would not return to LSU for another season. On Friday he said coming to LSU was the best decision of his life. "I... more »

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