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  • LSU to face Louisville in Citrus Bowl Play Video

    December 4, 2016 3:21 PM

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

    December 4, 2016 12:50 PM

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

    December 3, 2016 8:41 PM

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

    December 3, 2016 8:38 PM

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

    December 3, 2016 3:54 PM

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

    December 2, 2016 11:26 PM

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

    December 2, 2016 11:24 PM

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

    December 2, 2016 11:20 PM

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

    December 2, 2016 6:09 PM

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

    December 1, 2016 11:43 PM

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

    November 27, 2016 12:40 PM

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

    November 26, 2016 4:44 PM

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

    November 26, 2016 11:32 AM

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

    November 24, 2016 5:46 PM

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

    November 24, 2016 4:58 PM

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

    November 23, 2016 7:50 PM

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

    November 22, 2016 12:41 PM

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

    November 17, 2016 8:56 PM

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

    November 13, 2016 11:17 PM

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

    November 12, 2016 6:01 PM

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

    November 7, 2016 1:14 PM

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

    November 5, 2016 4:46 PM

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

    November 5, 2016 12:19 AM

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

    November 4, 2016 6:27 PM

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

    November 3, 2016 10:32 PM

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

    November 3, 2016 9:43 PM

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

    November 3, 2016 5:54 PM

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

    November 2, 2016 11:14 PM

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

    November 2, 2016 6:34 PM

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

    November 1, 2016 4:42 PM

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

    October 31, 2016 10:43 AM

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

    October 29, 2016 3:56 PM

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

    October 24, 2016 6:09 PM

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

    October 23, 2016 12:53 AM

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

    October 22, 2016 8:48 PM

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

    October 22, 2016 4:11 PM

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

    October 22, 2016 12:29 AM

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

    October 22, 2016 12:19 AM

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

    October 19, 2016 4:33 PM

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

    October 17, 2016 1:13 PM

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

    October 15, 2016 11:25 PM

    JACKSON - As a tackler latched onto his left ankle, Austin Howard lofted a short pass to Randall Menard, who outjumped a defender in the end zone, and Southern made the score stand up to defeat Jackson State 28-24 Saturday night. The hard-fought TD was an answer to Jackson State... more »
  • SE Louisiana dominates in 4th, beats SF Austin 58-34

    October 15, 2016 10:07 PM

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Courtney Rutledge ran back a blocked field goal attempt 72 yards for a touchdown and Jacorey Fuller returned an interception 41 yards for another score in the fourth quarter as Southeastern Louisiana pulled away for a 58-34 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday. The Lions (3-3,... more »
  • Cam Newton cleared to play for against Saints

    October 15, 2016 6:08 PM

    CHARLOTTE - Cam Newton has been cleared from the NFL's concussion program and can play Sunday when Carolina visits New Orleans. The team said Saturday in a short statement that Newton had passed the league's concussion protocol. Previously, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the quarterback and 2015 league MVP was... more »
  • Rival high schools bonded after flood during joint pep rally Play Video

    October 13, 2016 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - Students from East Ascension and St. Amant High School is letting their rivalry be heard, as they come together for a joint pep rally 2 months after the flood. Outside the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, it is not hard to tell, Ascension Parish families are still struggling. Many... more »
  • LSU reschedules Florida game to Nov. 19

    October 13, 2016 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU will face the University of Florida on Nov. 19 in Tiger Stadium, WBRZ confirmed Thursday. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey made the announcement Thursday afternoon. The game was originally scheduled for Oct. 8 in Gainesville, Fla. but was postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. “It was... more »
  • Belaire High School principal, football coach & 2 others on paid leave during LHSAA investigation

    October 12, 2016 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Belaire High School principal, the football coach, along with two other school officials are on paid administrative leave while the LHSAA officials are conducting an investigation. Belaire High School principal Roy Walker, head football coach Claude Coleman, dean of students and athletic director Chauncey Moore and... more »
  • Southeastern Louisiana stuns McNeese St. in final seconds

    October 8, 2016 11:45 PM

    HAMMOND - Justin Alo completed an 82-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Acker, who caught it off a tip by McNeese State's Jermaine Antoine, with 8 seconds left and Southeastern Louisiana stunned the Cowboys 31-24 on Saturday night. The Lions (2-3, 2-1 Southland Conference) took over from their own 15 with... more »
  • Rehknow's FG as time expires lifts Idaho past ULM 34-31

    October 8, 2016 11:42 PM

    MONROE - Austin Rehkow's fourth field goal, a 27-yarder as time expired, lifted Idaho to a 34-31 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night. Rehkow scored the first nine points of the game as the Vandals (3-3, 1-1 Sun Belt) raced to a 16-0 lead after one quarter before the Warhawks... more »
  • Denham Springs and Live Oak High Schools face off on field they share Play Video

    October 6, 2016 11:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Two bitter high school rivals faced off on the football field Thursday night, despite spending months in the same campus. LIke any other football game, this one had cheers and jeers. But even fans on opposite sides for reasons to get along. "Live oaks definitely has bragging... more »
  • Officials monitoring Hurricane Matthew for LSU v Florida game Play Video

    October 4, 2016 1:24 PM

    FLORIDA – University officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Matthew as it could impact Saturday's LSU game against the Florida Gators. Hurricane Matthew made landfall near Haiti on Tuesday morning and is moving slowly towards the north. The storm is expected to shift and could have an impact on Florida.... more »
  • Brees, Saints stun Chargers in final minutes for 35-34 win

    October 2, 2016 8:04 PM

    SAN DIEGO - Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes in the final 4 minutes, 50 seconds to rally the New Orleans Saints to a stunning 35-34 victory on Sunday against Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, who blew a 13-point lead by committing two crucial turnovers. Brees overcome two... more »
  • Lamar gets 1st win, rolls over Southeastern Louisiana 38-14

    October 2, 2016 12:11 AM

    BEAUMONT, Texas - Carson Earp rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns and Kade Harrington ran for 143 yards and another score as Lamar got its first win of the season, rolling over Southeastern Louisiana 38-14 on Saturday night. Earp threw for 130 yards on 9-of-15 passing and had scoring... more »
  • Guice helps LSU open Orgeron era with 42-7 win over Missouri

    October 1, 2016 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ed Orgeron held both arms in the air as he emerged from the Tiger Stadium tunnel for his first game as LSU's interim coach. Derrius Guice's long, crowd-thrilling touchdown runs ensured Orgeron would have every reason to leave Death Valley in an even better mood. In the... more »

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