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  • More schools are mixing beer, football at college stadiums

    August 22, 2014 2:01 PM

    Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU... more »
  • The Future: Central's Dynamic Duo Play Video

    August 21, 2014 7:05 PM

    CENTRAL - The Central Wildcats have plenty of talent on their 2014 team - indicated by two of their standouts who have their eyes on college football next year. Terrell Chatman, committed to the University of Miami, and Kevin Henry, committed to LSU, are not only competitors pushing each... more »
  • Cowboys first team valued over $3 billion

    August 20, 2014 3:31 PM

    NEW YORK - Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, valued at $3.2 billion. Only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among global... more »
  • 1 on 1 with LSU freshman safety Jamal Adams Play Video

    August 17, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hailing from Texas as one of the best safety recruits in the country, LSU freshman Jamal Adams appears to be in line to continue the Tigers great run of elite defensive backs. LSU head coach Les Miles has spoken highly of Adams, telling the media that... more »
  • LSU No. 13 in AP poll

    August 17, 2014 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Associated Press came out with their preseason rankings Sunday, and LSU landed at No. 13. That's up one spot from last year's preseason rankings. LSU's first opponent, Wisconsin, came in at No. 14. The two will start the season by playing each other in Houston... more »
  • Saints take quick 7-0 lead

    August 15, 2014 7:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - While Drew Brees didn't get the start at quarterback for the first preseason game inside the Superdome this season, Luke McCown showed great command of the offense to get the Saints off on the right foot. The scoring drive took 16 plays, 80 yards, and 6:30... more »
  • SEC Network announces league slate of LSU games

    August 15, 2014 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The new SEC Network highlighted its second day of operation Friday night by announcing the 18-game Southeastern Conference men's basketball schedules for the 14-team league, including the list of dates and games for Coach Johnny Jones and his LSU Tigers. The schedule is highlighted by a... more »
  • The Future: Donald Freeman Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Hornets have plenty of help this season, with senior outside linebacker Donald Freeman. The Scotlandville defender is gaining interest from Division 1, and even some SEC, schools as he decides where he'll spend his collegiate career. Sports 2's Brian Holland takes a look at one... more »
  • Lee tabbed as Tulane's starting quarterback

    August 14, 2014 6:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Redshirt-freshman Tanner Lee will be Tulane's starting quarterback when the Green Wave open the 2014 season at Tulsa on Aug. 28. Lee, of Destrehan, entered preseason camp atop the depth chart after a solid showing during spring practice. Coach Curtis Johnson says Lee cemented the starting post... more »
  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for Jameis Winston

    August 13, 2014 2:53 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy in consecutive years. Twenty-three underclassmen have won the award, but Ohio State running back Archie Griffin was the only one to capture it twice. Griffin... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Central Wildcats Play Video

    August 10, 2014 9:26 PM

    CENTRAL - The Wildcats hope to live up to their program tradition and last year's record(11-2) in 2014. Central has won at least a share of their district crown in each of the past six years, but head coach Sid Edwards warns they only won it last year by... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: East Feliciana Tigers Play Video

    August 9, 2014 10:56 PM

    CLINTON, La. - The East Feliciana Tigers look to take a deeper run, after being ousted from the playoffs in the first round last year. The Tigers will rely heavily upon their size on the defensive line, but head coach Cedric Anderson says they'll have to find key starters... more »
  • Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Port Allen High School star Darian Claiborne is on his way to Texas Southern. Port Allen head coach Guy Blanchard confirmed the move to Sports 2 Saturday afternoon. Claiborne has been told he will be able to play starting this season for the Tigers.... more »
  • Minus Brees, Saints offense shines in preseason win over Rams

    August 8, 2014 11:06 PM

    ST. LOUIS - The New Orleans Saints got offensive production from a couple of players with something to prove, and backup quarterback Ryan Griffin led the Saints to a 26-24 win in their preseason opener over St. Louis Friday night. Saints Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees sat out with... more »
  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    August 8, 2014 5:37 PM

    A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in... more »
  • Coach Les Miles for NCAA changes to top conferences Play Video

    August 7, 2014 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Coach Les Miles seems to be all for sweeping changes in top-tier college athletic conferences. ""I think it's imperative," he said. "I think there's an equity issue." Thursday, the NCAA board of directors voted to restructure how schools and conferences govern themselves, prompting big changes... more »
  • LSU equipment team helps get Tigers ready for practice, gamedays Play Video

    August 7, 2014 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - They're the team behind the LSU football team, but their job is no less important. The Tigers equipment team spends long days at the office preparing the equipment each team member will use during practice and on gamedays: they're also constantly updating their supplies. Sports2's... more »
  • Mills, Harris move to 'veterans' practice Play Video

    August 5, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles made it clear to media members Monday evening. Freshman participating in the "veterans" morning practice didn't necessarily mean those selected few were on a fast track to significant playing time this fall. Even so, it does give a glimpse of... more »
  • LSU football begins fall practice today Play Video

    August 4, 2014 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football hits the field for the first day of fall training camp today with varsity split squad practices getting underway in the morning. Sunday was reporting day for the Tigers as 103 players headed to campus for organizational, academic and team meetings. Equipment fitting, physicals... more »
  • Giants top Bills in NFL preseason opener

    August 3, 2014 11:31 PM

    CANTON, OH - Aeneas Williams and his fellow Hall of Fame inductees enjoyed one more moment in the spotlight, as the former Southern Jaguar standout attended the NFL's annual preseason kickoff game won by the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Giants topped the Buffalo Bills 17-13 as... more »
  • NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

    August 3, 2014 11:27 AM

    NEW YORK - Tablets are making their debut on the NFL sideline Sunday. The devices will be used by players and coaches to view aerial photos of previous plays. In the past, those images were transmitted to a printer on the sideline, and teams would review black-and-white pictures on paper.... more »
  • Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    August 2, 2014 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern football didn't use it's practice field today and Jaguars head coach Dawson Odums says the team will continue to instead practice on Mumford Stadium because the practice field is unfit for use. Odums said staffers picked up two buckets full of rocks that had littered... more »
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: Southern Lab Kittens Play Video

    August 1, 2014 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Lab Kittens hope to make another deep run in the 1A playoffs, after getting to the semifinal round in 2013. Kitten QB Bladerick Veal can throw it or run it, making him a dangerous threat to opposing defenses. What else can we expect... more »
  • Tigers ranked No. 13 in preseason coaches poll

    August 1, 2014 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team comes into the 2014 season ranked No. 13 in the Amway Coaches Poll for its second-straight season. The Tigers have made an appearance in the yearly preseason coaches poll for 14 consecutive seasons which encompasses the past decade of action under Coach... more »
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: CHEF Patriots Play Video

    July 31, 2014 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The CHEF Patriots are gearing up for another successful season under head coach Jim Moslander. The team brings back 15 starters from last year's team that won their league championship, and their goals are just as high for 2014. For more on the Pats, click... more »
  • 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 »

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