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  • 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 »
  • 75 pallets of electronics recycled in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 10, 2014 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ viewers dropped off 75 pallets of electronics for Recycle Your Electronics Day in Baton Rouge. Four truck loads of computers, printers, Atari game sets and more made their way to the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council warehouse. Electronics get separated into what can be saved,... more »
  • GNOSF marks 25 years of luring big games

    December 20, 2013 7:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - When a record New Orleans Bowl crowd of well over 50,000 files into the Superdome on Saturday night, it will mark the latest success of an institution created a quarter century ago with the hope of making the Big Easy a premier sports tourism destination. The Greater... more »
  • LSU offering $20 holiday ticket packages for women's games

    December 6, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A special $20 package to see four LSU women's basketball home games this holiday season is now on sale at www.LSUtix.net. The $20 holiday package includes a 200-level reserved seat to the following four games: Jackson State (Dec. 30), Texas A&M (Jan. 9), Florida (Jan. 12)... more »
  • Mayor sets deadline for youth association

    November 15, 2013 8:59 AM

    YOUNGSVILLE- With the Youngsville Sports Complex set to open in early 2014, Mayor Wilson Viator gave the Broussard Youngsville Youth Association two weeks to decide if it will play its baseball games at the new complex. Viator said the city met with the group 45 days ago and offered them... more »
  • NFL to play 3 games in London

    October 8, 2013 1:59 PM

    WASHINGTON- The NFL will play three regular-season games at London's Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders. It will be the most games the league has played abroad in one year. This season, Minnesota beat Pittsburgh in September, and Jacksonville will host San Francisco... more »
  • Women's Final Four brings Big Easy more big games

    April 5, 2013 5:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - UConn coach Geno Auriemma is making his third trip to New Orleans for a women's Final Four and says he never gets tired of coming to the Big Easy for big games. The city has hosted a college football national title game, the men's Final Four and... more »
  • Final regional semifinal games are tonight

    March 29, 2013 10:24 AM

    UNDATED - Following last night's play in the East and West Regionals, the South and Midwest take center stage this evening in the men's NCAA tournament. The first game of the night will start in Indianapolis as overall No. 1 seed Louisville faces Oregon in the first Midwest game.... more »
  • Full speed ahead for NCAA tournament

    March 21, 2013 10:32 AM

    UNDATED - There are 16 second round games on the first full day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament with the action getting started with the Midwest Regional at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Third seed Michigan State and 14th-seeded Valparaiso have the first tip off. Not long afterwards, sixth-seeded... more »
  • Independence Bowl to become Advocare V100 Bowl

    February 28, 2013 8:45 PM

    SHREVEPORT - The Independence Bowl is changing its name to the AdvoCare V100 Bowl as part of a new sponsorship deal. The Independence Bowl Foundation and AdvoCare, who announced the deal jointly on Thursday, say the agreement is aimed at rebranding the bowl and helping it grow into one of... more »
  • Busy night of play on tap

    January 11, 2013 10:39 AM

    UNDATED - There are 11 games on the schedule this evening in the NBA. In Memphis the top two teams in the Southwest Division are squaring off as the Grizzlies play host to the Spurs. San Antonio comes in with a 2 ½ game lead over the Grizzlies. The 20-14... more »
  • Saban: No. 4 Alabama played poorly last 2 games

    November 12, 2012 4:27 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban puts Alabama's past two games in the same category. He doesn't mean it as a compliment. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide lost for the first time against No. 9 Texas A&M a week after barely beating No. 8 LSU. Saban says Alabama didn't play well as... more »
  • Light NBA schedule on election night

    November 6, 2012 10:44 AM

    UNDATED - The NBA schedule on election night consists of just three games. In Chicago, the Bulls are playing host to Orlando. The visiting Magic may not have Dwight Howard any longer but they are going for their first 3-0 start to a season in three years. The Magic... more »
  • Olympic city looking for more football, U.S. style

    November 1, 2012 10:27 AM

    LONDON - The mayor of London wants to see more NFL games in his city. Mayor Boris Johnson says he has spoken with the league about adding more games in Olympic Stadium. All six NFL games in London so far have been played at Wembley, including New England's 45-7... more »
  • SEC 2013 football schedule released

    October 18, 2012 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will play seven home games next year, and play host to Auburn, Florida, Texas A&M and Arkansas in Tiger Stadium according to the 2013 SEC football schedule, which was released today. The 2013 LSU schedule includes eight conference games, four at home and four away,... more »
  • Baseball, softball readying pitch to rejoin Olympics

    October 16, 2012 10:52 AM

    NEW YORK - The International baseball and softball federations have signed an agreement to join forces in a bid to get back into the Olympics. They are proposing a shortened tournament in hopes of attracting Major League Baseball players. Baseball and softball were voted off the Olympic program... more »
  • Women outnumber men on US Olympic team

    July 10, 2012 4:58 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - For the first time, the U.S. Olympic team will have more women than men, with female athletes accounting for 269 of the 530 spots American will take at the upcoming London Games. The USOC released its official roster Tuesday. CEO Scott Blackmun said the female majority... more »
  • Tailgaters at the Box for Regional games Play Video

    June 1, 2012 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - College baseball fans from all over the U. S. set up at LSU's Alex Box Stadium this afternoon for the kickoff of the Baton Rouge Regional tournament. Tailgaters came out to the pre-game in style by setting up tents and trailers bright and early Friday morning,... more »
  • Jaguars look to win two games in SWAC tourney

    May 18, 2012 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE -The Jaguars need to win two games today to keep their chances of a SWAC championship alive. Southern (1-1) squares off with Alcorn State (1-1) at 9:00 in the early elimination game. With a win, the Jags would then face Mississippi Valley State (2-0) at 3:00.... more »
  • Hornets to include live jazz at home games

    December 20, 2011 2:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans may no longer have an NBA team with jazz in its name, but home games of the New Orleans Hornets will soon include live courtside jazz. On Tuesday the Hornets announced a partnership with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, artistic director of the New... more »
  • Saints like where they are after 4-1 start

    October 10, 2011 2:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints like where they are five games into the season, though they are nowhere near as dominant as they were in their Super Bowl championship season of 2009. New Orleans is 4-1 alone atop the NFC South after rallying Sunday to beat the Carolina 30-27... more »
  • Tax status of bowl games challenged

    September 22, 2010 2:49 PM

    Opponents of how college football crowns its champion say three of the nation's premier bowls are violating their tax-exempt status - by paying excessive salaries and perks, providing "sweetheart loans" and doing undisclosed lobbying. Political action committee Playoff PAC, plans to file a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service... more »
  • March Madness now with 4 first round games

    July 12, 2010 2:11 PM

    There will be one more round of games for next year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. The men's basketball committee announced their plans to add four early games, when the field expands from 64 to 68 teams. Two of the so-called "First Four" games will match the lowest seeds,... more »
  • Jefferson Parish bans unruly street games

    September 24, 2009 9:34 PM

    The Jefferson Parish Council has voted to ban games, such as teens playing basketball on streets or sidewalks, if authorities rule them as a safety hazard or a nuisance. Council members say the ordinance allows Sheriff's deputies to help end games where players and spectators take up an entire... more »

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