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  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

    June 26, 2017 1:08 PM

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse. Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday.... more »
  • August trial set in ex-NFL player Joe McKnight's death

    June 12, 2017 2:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man charged in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight is scheduled to go on trial in August. A judge in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Monday set an Aug. 7 trial date for Ronald Gasser, who has pleaded... more »
  • Family of murdered teen begs witnesses to come forward Play Video

    May 26, 2017 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- McKinley High football quarterback Bryant Lee will be buried Saturday but police are no closer to finding his killer. "The mentality is [the witnesses] don't want to be labeled a rat, so they won't talk," said Sheketa Heard, Lee's cousin. Two weeks ago the 18-year-old was... more »
  • Report: Saints superfan Jarrius released from hospital

    May 23, 2017 9:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jarrius Robertson, the smiling, trash-talking Saints superfan has been released from the hospital nearly a month after his successful liver transplant. According to a report from WWL-TV, Ochsner staff lined halls Friday as the 15-year-old walked out of the hospital with his father and brother. ... more »
  • LSU's Lanard Fournette accused of using fake ID to play at casino Play Video

    May 23, 2017 5:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football running back Lanard Fournette was arrested Monday after state police say he used a fake ID to play at a Baton Rouge casino. Fournette was charged with unlawful use of a state issued identification and gaming prohibited for persons under 21. He was booked... more »
  • McKinley High honors slain classmate at graduation Play Video

    May 17, 2017 11:54 PM

    Baton Rouge- Graduates and family members remembered the life and legacy of Bryant Lee. He was shot and killed days before graduating from Mckinley High. It was an emotional ceremony as his classmate walked a mural of him across the stage and the principal presented his diploma, honor... more »
  • Friends, family mourn McKinley High student killed just days before graduation Play Video

    May 14, 2017 11:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family and friends of an 18-year-old high school student are still reeling after he was shot and killed Saturday . "Today's Mother's Day, and a mom's dealing with the loss of her son," said Herman Brister, the principal at McKinley High School. Brister had... more »
  • McKinley High quarterback dead after shooting at graduation party, school issues statement Play Video

    May 13, 2017 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Family and friends say 18-year-old Bryant Lee has died Saturday after a shooting at a graduation party. They said the McKinley High senior and starting quarterback for the 2016 season was shot Saturday while attending the party a few blocks from his North Baton Rouge home. Baton... more »
  • Southern University students recovering following devastating fire Play Video

    May 11, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eleven Southern University international students from India have recieved help from the Baton Rouge community. Five out of the eleven students will be able to graduate after Southern University, the Indian consulate, and the community has helped the students replaced most of the items lost in the... more »
  • Commissioners association OKs December football signing day

    May 8, 2017 8:51 PM

    High school seniors can now sign football letters of intent in December in addition to the traditional signing period in February. The Collegiate Commissioners Association on Monday announced its approval of the new signing period, which is part of a package of reforms passed by the NCAA in April. The... more »
  • Mississippi State athlete killed in crash during graduation weekend

    May 8, 2017 4:50 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - A track athlete who had just graduated from college was killed while riding in a small car that was struck by a Mississippi Highway Patrol vehicle. Multiple news outlets report that 22-year-old Kaelin Kersh of Pearl died in the wreck early Sunday near Starkville. She graduated Friday... more »
  • Denham Springs High School assistant football coach dies suddenly Play Video

    May 4, 2017 7:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs High School Assistant Football Coach, Joey Chustz, died on Wednesday, leaving a community in disbelief. Instead of the usual hustle and bustle, the football field remains quiet. "It's not something you expect at all," student Carl St. Cyr said. "You're really at a... more »
  • Jarrius Robertson's life-saving liver transplant 'went GREAT'

    April 30, 2017 7:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - After 14 years of waiting, a young Saints super fan finally has a new liver. Jarrius "JJ" Robertson, the smiling, trash talking, charismatic face of the Saints, underwent surgery Sunday for a full liver transplant. According to his father, Jordy, Jarrius' surgery "went GREAT!" and... more »
  • Report: Saints nearing deal with Adrian Peterson

    April 24, 2017 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sources are reporting that the New Orleans Saints are nearing a deal with former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. According to a report from WWL-TV , the NFL Networks media insider Ian Rapoport says that the Saints and and the 32-year-old former NFL MVP are close... more »
  • LSU QB Danny Etling undergoes back procedure

    April 24, 2017 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Danny Etling has reportedly undergone a procedure on his back, according to the university's athletics department. LSU Football Head Coach Ed Orgeron issued a statement on the senior quarterback Monday. “Danny had a minor back procedure this morning and everything came out alright,” Orgeron... more »
  • LSU spring game forced indoors due to lightning Play Video

    April 22, 2017 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With four minutes left in the first half, the 2017 National L Club Spring Game was abandoned due to lightning near in Tiger Stadium with the Purple leading White, 7-3. The game started in Tiger Stadium earlier Saturday afternoon, but a thunderstorm forced the game to... more »
  • Guy Mistretta named new Dutchtown High School football coach

    April 7, 2017 12:21 PM

    ASCENSION - Dutchtown High School has announced the hiring of Guy Mistretta as the new head football coach and athletic director. According to school officials, Mistretta will be the second coach in the history of the Griffins' program after Benny Saia announced his retirement last month. Mistretta will be... more »
  • SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

    March 28, 2017 4:55 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said Tuesday that the measure signed into... more »
  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    March 27, 2017 2:18 PM

    PHOENIX - NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The vote was a foregone conclusion after the league and Raiders were not satisfied with Oakland's proposals for a new stadium, and Las Vegas stepped up with $750 million in public money.... more »
  • Former LSU QB Brandon Harris commits to UNC

    March 26, 2017 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Starting Quarterback Brandon Harris has announced he is fully committed to the University of North Carolina. Harris announced the move in a Facebook post Sunday afternoon. "Thank you, to all of those who have kept me in your prayers and continue to do... more »
  • Sentencing delayed for retired Saints star's killer

    March 23, 2017 1:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sentencing for the man who fatally shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith has been delayed. Cardell Hayes was scheduled for sentencing on Monday. However, state District Judge Camille Buras granted a defense attorneys' request for more time Thursday. No new date was set. A status... more »
  • Sharper's lawyers: Plea terms not adequately explained

    March 10, 2017 8:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Lawyers for disgraced former NFL star and admitted rapist Darren Sharper argue in an appeal that a judge did not adequately explain the consequences of a plea agreement resulting in his 18-year federal prison sentence. Their arguments were filed Friday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... more »
  • Coach Orgeron previews LSU spring practice Play Video

    March 7, 2017 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Coach Ed Orgeron previewed the tigers' upcoming spring practice in a press conference Tuesday. The LSU football team will return to the field for spring practice on Saturday, Mar. 11, and Orgeron answered several questions about the tigers heading into Spring. Most of the questions... more »
  • Dutchtown High's Saia to retire after 31 year coaching career

    March 6, 2017 2:34 PM

    GEISMAR – After 15 years of manning the helm at Dutchtown High School, football head coach and athletic director Benny Saia will step down. In a statement released Monday, the school said Saia’s resignation will be effective on March 31. He will continue to serve Ascension Parish Schools as... more »
  • LSU to open spring practice on Mar. 11

    March 6, 2017 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU football team will return to the field for spring practice on Saturday, Mar. 11. Saturday's practice marks the first of 15 workouts for the Tigers under head coach Ed Orgeron. Orgeron will preview LSU's spring practice at 11 a.m. on Tuesday to media members... more »
  • 'Bama star linebacker Foster sent home from NFL combine

    March 4, 2017 11:24 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that linebacker Reuben Foster, a potential top-10 pick, has been sent home from the NFL's annual combine. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NFL wasn't commenting on the situation. ESPN first reported Foster's departure,... more »
  • Idaho school led investigation in sexual assault of disabled athlete

    March 1, 2017 2:30 PM

    BOISE, Idaho - The investigation into the sexual assault of a disabled black football player by his teammates at a small-town Idaho high school showed that crucial evidence was collected by school employees, not law enforcement officials. The case unfolded in the tiny farming village of Dietrich, where John R.K.... more »
  • Tom Brady: The Movie? Fans divided and foes say they'll pass

    February 24, 2017 7:55 AM

    BOSTON - A new book and a movie are in the works about Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" suspension he overcame to earn an unprecedented fifth Super Bowl ring. But Patriots Nation seems ambivalent, and the superstar quarterback's foes say they'll take a pass. Author Casey Sherman and Boston writer... more »
  • LSU Football announces homecoming, special events plans

    February 22, 2017 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's game against Troy on Sept. 30 will serve as the 2017 Homecoming contest for the Tigers. Troy will also serve as the “Purple Game” for the Tigers as LSU will wear its purple jerseys for the game against the Trojans. As part of the “Purple... more »
  • Former Auburn coach eyes Alabama governor's mansion

    February 21, 2017 9:47 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for Alabama governor in 2018. The 62-year-old Arkansas native tells the Associated Press that he's discussing his options with potential backers. Tuberville says he's awaiting poll results that will gauge public support. Tuberville coached at Auburn from... more »
  • Ex-NFL receiver Meachem released from jail

    February 16, 2017 8:06 PM

    GRETNA - Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem has been released from jail after paying $100,000 in child support and alimony to his ex-wife. The payment represents just a quarter of the nearly $400,000 Meachem owed when he was ordered jailed by state District Judge Adrian Adams on... more »
  • LSU's Etling named vice-chair of SEC leadership council

    February 16, 2017 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Danny Etling has been elected as the vice-chair of the Southeastern Conference Football Leadership Council, the league announced Thursday. Etling joins Kentucky's Greg Hart, who was selected to serve as chair for the group, as the two elected leaders of the football council. Etling... more »
  • Arden Key taking time away from LSU football for 'personal reasons'

    February 15, 2017 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Head coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday that Sophomore linebacker Arden Key has decided to take time away from football for “personal reasons.” “We fully support Arden in his decision and look to welcoming him back home to the Tiger family at the appropriate time,” Orgeron said.... more »
  • Auburn again replacing landmark oaks at Toomer's Corner

    February 14, 2017 10:09 AM

    AUBURN - Auburn University is once again replacing its landmark oak trees at Toomer's Corner. A university statement says workers will plant new trees on Saturday because of damage caused by a fire in September. The current trees were planted there after a University of Alabama fan poisoned the original... more »
  • 10 LSU players invited to NFL Combine

    February 13, 2017 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is sending 10 football players to the NFL Combine in late February. LSU and Alabama lead all Southeastern Conference teams for NFL Combine invites, followed by Texas A&M with nine and Arkansas and Florida with eight each. The SEC as a whole will send... more »
  • Quarterback Brandon Harris is leaving LSU

    February 13, 2017 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Brandon Harris says he is leaving LSU. In a statement shared on Twitter Monday, Harris said LSU head coach Ed Orgeron gave him a full release and he will transfer away from LSU. “I look forward to finishing school and graduating and finding... more »
  • LSU's Ed Orgeron introduces new assistant coaches Play Video

    February 9, 2017 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron introduced two new assistant coaches joining the program for the 2017 season. At a 10 a.m. press conference, Orgeron introduced new wide receivers coach Mickey Joseph and running backs coach Tommie Robinson. The two men replace Jabbar Juluke and... more »
  • President Trump says Patriots by 8 over Falcons

    February 5, 2017 5:13 PM

    HOUSTON - President Donald Trump is predicting an 8-point victory by the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. Trump made the prediction during a Fox News interview taped Saturday and aired a few hours before the game. While Trump counts Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as a friend and says... more »
  • Dylan Moses named Parade Player of the Year

    February 5, 2017 1:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former University Laboratory School football player Dylan Moses was named Parade Magazine's Player of the Year for 2017. The now Alabama Crimson Tide student received his first college scholarship offer from former LSU head coach Les Miles all the way back in 2012, when he was... more »
  • 5 times in 5 weeks, more arrests made for trespassing in Tiger Stadium

    February 4, 2017 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – For the fifth time in just as many weeks, someone was arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium. University spokesperson Ernie Ballard confirmed to WBRZ that five male juveniles were caught in Tiger Stadium around 1:41 p.m. Saturday. The individuals were charged with unauthorized entry into a... more »
  • Tomlinson, Warner, Davis part of 7-man Hall of Fame class

    February 4, 2017 8:45 PM

    HOUSTON - Running backs LaDainian Tomlinson and Terrell Davis and quarterback Kurt Warner are part of the seven-man class heading into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sackmaster Jason Taylor and kicker Morten Andersen also made it in Saturday, along with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, a contributor, and Seahawks safety... more »
  • Morten Andersen selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    February 4, 2017 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former Saints legendary kicker Morten Andersen was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2017, it was announced Saturday night. Andersen joins LaDainian Tomlinson, Terrell Davis, Kurt Warner & Jason Taylor make up 2017 class of the Pro FB Hall of Fame. The... more »
  • Falcons QB Matt Ryan wins NFL MVP honors

    February 4, 2017 7:46 PM

    HOUSTON - Quarterback Matt Ryan is the first Atlanta Falcons player to win The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award. Ryan, also voted to the 2016 All-Pro Team by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the NFL, earned 25 votes in balloting announced Saturday night... more »
  • No tackling? NY Lawmaker seeks tackle football ban for kids

    February 4, 2017 6:51 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A New York lawmaker wants to ban tackle football for kids under 14, citing growing evidence of the link between hard football hits and brain damage. Assemblyman Michael Benedetto's proposed ban is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation. Similar bills by the... more »
  • No tackling? New York lawmaker seeks ultimate answer to football hits

    February 4, 2017 11:56 AM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A New York lawmaker wants to ban tackle football for kids under 14, citing growing evidence of the link between hard football hits and brain damage. Assemblyman Michael Benedetto's proposed ban is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation. Similar bills by the... more »
  • Report: Doritos reign supreme for Super Bowl LI snacks

    February 2, 2017 12:12 PM

    When the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl LI, many Americans will be munching on Doritos, one report says. According to Jet.com, nacho cheese flavored Doritos is the top snack that America is planning to eat for the big game. Frito-Lay said last... more »
  • National Signing Day commits from Baton Rouge area Play Video

    February 1, 2017 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - High school seniors across the Baton Rouge area will be committing to their chosen NCAA teams Wednesday for National Signing Day. West Feliciana High School Brent Williams - Army Hunter Smith - ULM Ronald Sims - Northwestern St. ... more »
  • LSU football signees to appear on 25 billboards for National Signing Day

    January 31, 2017 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU will promote its 2017 football signees on billboards in four states to celebrate National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. LSU football will have players on 25 billboards in six cities, including eight in the Baton Rouge area and five in New Orleans. LSU football... more »
  • 'Hamilton' cast to sing at Super Bowl 51

    January 27, 2017 8:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical," will sing "America the Beautiful" during pregame festivities at Super Bowl 51, the NFL and Fox announced Friday. The performance by Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Phillipa Soo, who starred as the... more »
  • Six former LSU tigers to play in Pro Bowl Sunday

    January 26, 2017 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Six former LSU players will take part in the NFL Pro Bowl, which pits players from the NFC against those from the AFC, Sunday. The former tigers are evenly split between the AFC and NFC with three player on either side. The NFC team will... more »
  • LSU's Spring Game set for April 22, practice to start March 11

    January 24, 2017 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU will play its annual National L Club Spring Game on Saturday, Apr. 22 in Tiger Stadium. Details about the game and on-campus events leading up the game will be announced at a later time. Additionally, the Tigers return to practice for their first spring... more »
  • LSU remembers championships in Georgia Dome as venue hosts final game

    January 21, 2017 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Georgia Dome in Atlanta will host its final football game Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons face-off against the Green Bay Packers for the NFC Championship Game. The LSU Tigers have had some fond memories inside the Georgia Dome, having won four Southeastern Conference titles in... more »
  • LSU football dismisses Travonte Valentine

    January 19, 2017 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Football head coach Ed Orgeron announced Thursday that nose guard Travonte Valentine has been dismissed from the team. According to a statement released Thursday morning, Valentine was dismissed due to violating team rules. “At this point in time, Travonte is no longer part of... more »
  • 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 »

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