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  • Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games

    July 31, 2017 10:21 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles leaders are celebrating an agreement with Olympic organizers to host the 2028 Summer Games. The city had sought to win the 2024 Games, but ended up agreeing to wait four more years. The agreement follows a vote earlier this month by the... more »
  • Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

    February 16, 2017 10:17 AM

    ATLANTIC CITY - You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added to Monopoly in 1935. The move is... more »
  • SEC close to approving new rules for rescheduling games

    January 8, 2017 2:28 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey is close to having full authority to reschedule league games. Sankey said Sunday that SEC athletic directors voted unanimously last month to approve a regulation that would give the commissioner unilateral control, something he didn't have when LSU and Florida were in... more »
  • Babies born in 2017 get FREE Baby Cakes baseball tickets for life

    January 5, 2017 1:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – All babies, that’s right all babies, born in Louisiana in 2017 are eligible for free lifetime passes to New Orleans Baby Cakes baseball games, the company’s website says Thursday. According to MILB.com, after your child is born, all you have to do is fill out a... more »
  • NCAA pulls 7 postseason events out of NC due to LGBT law

    September 12, 2016 9:07 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA has pulled seven championship events from North Carolina, including opening-weekend men's basketball tournament games, for the coming year due to a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people. In a news release Monday, the NCAA says the decision by its board... more »
  • CATS not offering Touchdown Express Service for LSU football games in September

    September 7, 2016 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Capital Area Transit System will not offer its Touchdown Express service for LSU football games this month. CATS says that it is still working to restore full service on all of its line following last month's flooding. CATS says that it has restored most of... more »
  • It's official, Phelps in 4x100m freestyle relay

    August 7, 2016 8:54 PM

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Michael Phelps will be going for his 23rd Olympic medal at the Rio Games. As expected, Phelps was picked for the 4x100-meter freestyle relay Sunday night. He will swim the second leg, after Caeleb Dressel leads off the Americans. Ryan Held goes third as the only... more »
  • Heck, yeah! Rednecks hold their blanking Summer Games

    July 30, 2016 3:19 PM

    HEBRON, Maine - It's time for rednecks to enjoy their blanking games. In the coming week, there's going to be pomp and circumstance and world-class athletes at the Summer Olympics in Brazil. But this weekend, there's barbecue, beer and mud at an event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics in... more »
  • Southern University announces football schedule for upcoming season

    April 5, 2016 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced its football schedule for the upcoming season on Tuesday afternoon. The Jaguars will open the first two weeks of the season on the road against University of Louisiana at Monroe and Tulane University. The Jaguars will travel to ULM on Sept. 3 in the... more »
  • LSU adds additional parking for this football season Play Video

    September 2, 2015 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is preparing for gameday on Saturday by enhancing the experience for fans. Officials told News Two that about 300 additional parking spaces will be added near the band practice hall. In addition, approximately 400 spaces will be used this year that are adjacent to the... more »
  • LSU students race to snag season tickets as sale deadline looms 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 »
  • NFL suspending TV blackouts for 2015 season

    March 23, 2015 2:00 PM

    PHOENIX - The NFL will not block any games from local television during the 2015 season. The league said Monday that team owners voted for a one-year suspension of the long-standing blackout policy for the preseason and regular season. There were no blackouts last season, because the minimum number of... more »
  • Redbox raises prices

    November 24, 2014 7:47 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Redbox will raise its DVD rental prices by 25 percent starting next week to get more revenue from a shrinking audience. Many have switched to Internet video services such as Netflix. It means the Redbox rental will go to $1.50 a day instead of $1.20. Blue-Ray... more »

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