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  • 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 »
  • Leaving Baton Rouge? Les Miles lists home in gated neighborhood

    November 4, 2016 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fired LSU football coach Les Miles has put his home on the market. The home, in the gated neighborhood Bocage Lake off Corporate Boulevard, was listed at $1,795,000 Friday. The house has 6 bedrooms with as many bathrooms plus a half-bath in 5,535 square feet. There... 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 »
  • Orgeron makes radio debut as LSU Football Interim Head Coach Play Video

    September 28, 2016 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU football die-hards gathered at T.J. Ribs to hear Interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron take to the microphone for the first time on "the Ed Orgeron Show." In his new position, Orgeron joins "Voice of the Tigers" Chris Blair, speaking with fans about the football season and the... more »
  • Raising Cane's shows one love for Les Miles

    September 27, 2016 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Owner of Raising Cane's chicken fingers Todd Graves has nothing but love for Les Miles. The founder and CEO of the famous restaurant chain posted a tweet that thanked Miles for the many years he represented the company as a spokesperson. The tweet also included a picture... more »
  • Les Miles can expect at least a $9 million payout Play Video

    September 26, 2016 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU Head Football Coach Les Miles can expect to receive at least $9 million dollars in a payout over six years for firing him. That word came down late Monday from LSU leaders. His contract spells out exactly what he could have received. Miles was eligible... more »
  • On national radio show, Miles talks about his firing

    September 26, 2016 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - During a call-in morning radio show televised on cable, former LSU head football coach Les Miles said football remains a part of his life and wished his successor luck. Miles talked with national sports radio host Dan Patrick about being fired, his future and if there... more »
  • LSU players react to Miles firing on Twitter Play Video

    September 25, 2016 8:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After 11 years at the helm of LSU Football, LSU dismissed head coach Les Miles Sunday. Both current and former players took to Twitter to react to the news: Derrius Guice tweeted, "We literally have the worst support." That tweet was later deleted. Many players... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles, Cam Cameron fired; Orgeron offered interim job Play Video

    September 25, 2016 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU athletics has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, WBRZ confirmed Sunday The Advoacte's Ross Dellenger reported that just before 4p.m. that Miles and Cameron were fired Sunday afternoon. BREAKING: Multiple sources confirm to The Advocate that #LSU has fired... more »
  • LSU board defers $100,000 playoff incentive decision for Les Miles' contract

    September 8, 2016 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - N ear the end of more than a thousand pages of agenda items and notes for Friday's LSU Board of Supervisor's meeting was a $100,000 increase for Les Miles. The addendum to Miles' contract was essentially a change to the head football coach's incentive package, should... more »
  • LSU's Miles tries to put a hopeful spin on first-game flop

    September 7, 2016 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles is back in damage-control mode while he tries to fix LSU's offense. The embattled 12th-year coach can only hope he gets the Tigers' problems straightened out soon. His team plummeted in the national rankings from fifth to 21st, and his support among fans and boosters... more »
  • Miles: Fournette out of walking boot, will practice on Thursday

    August 24, 2016 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Coach Les Miles has confirmed via Twitter that running back Leonard Fournette is out of his walking boot and was “running today” after he was briefly sidelined during fall camp with an ankle sprain. Confirming what he mentioned after Tuesday’s final fall scrimmage, Miles suggested... more »
  • Tigers return to campus this morning

    August 3, 2016 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football players started arriving on campus Wednesday morning. Sports anchor Chris Price found Donte Jackson arriving on campus. By lunch, all 105 players will be on campus as the Tigers prepare for the season. Donte Jackson might be the fastest man in college... more »
  • LSU players report to campus on Wednesday

    August 2, 2016 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU expects to welcome 105 players to campus on Wednesday as the Tigers prepare for their 12th season under head coach Les Miles. The 2016 football season will open on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. It’s the first major college... more »
  • Les Miles' son says he'll play fullback at Nebraska, not LSU

    July 31, 2016 6:23 PM

    LINCOLN - The son of LSU coach Les Miles says he's going to Nebraska to play his college football in 2017. Ben Miles, one of the top-rated fullbacks in the nation, announced his pledge on Twitter on Sunday. Miles, who will be a senior this fall at Catholic High in... more »
  • Les Miles speaks to Baton Rouge rotary

    July 28, 2016 12:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Using the majority of time to salute local law enforcement, denounce hate and divisions in the community, and to tell some funny family stories, LSU head coach Les Miles entertained the Baton Rouge Rotary Club for over half an hour on Wednesday afternoon. Speaking at Tiger... more »
  • Les Miles kicks off LSU Media Day appearance with Q&A session

    July 14, 2016 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will be featured today at Southeastern Conference Media Day at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. LSUsports.net says more than 1,200 members of the media are registered for the four-day event that started on Monday and concludes Thursday. LSU will... more »
  • Les Miles appears at No. 7 in head coach power ranking

    June 22, 2016 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new ranking of head coaches in the Power Five conferences places LSU’s Les Miles at the No. 7 position. The CBS Sports poll ranks all head coaches in college football’s top-flight conferences in 65 positions. Miles is the second highest ranked coach in the SEC... more »
  • Les Miles shares tender moment with Mike the Tiger

    May 26, 2016 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football coach Les Miles shared a tender moment Thursday with the university's live tiger mascot, Mike VI. Miles shared a picture on his official Facebook page of him touching the glass at Mike’s habitat as the Tiger swam in his pool. “Coach Miles is... more »
  • Les Miles to talk LSU satellite camps in noon conference

    May 17, 2016 6:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles is to address the media Tuesday at noon about upcoming satellite camps. The Tigers will host a pair of camps in New Orleans with one of those in conjunction with the New Orleans Saints. A second camp will be held in... more »
  • 'LSU Student Day' comes to Tiger Stadium

    April 15, 2016 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU students got the chance to experience what it’s like to come out of the tunnel at Tiger Stadium as the Athletics Department invited students to join the Tigers for drills on Thursday afternoon. Students participated in a range of activities including a dance-off and an... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles in Cuba for today's historic baseball game

    March 22, 2016 12:02 PM

    HAVANA, Cuba - Les Miles is in Cuba, the football team tweeted Tuesday morning. The secret is out. @LSUcoachMiles is in Cuba this week. Could he be down there auditioning to become the World's Most Interesting Man? — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) March 22, 2016 Miles, LSU's... more »
  • WATCH LIVE : Coach Miles introduces new assistant coaches for 2016 season

    February 17, 2016 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football head coach Les Miles is set to address the media at 2 p.m. Wednesday as he is expected to introduce two new assistant coaches for the upcoming season. Miles will be welcoming on board former Auburn coach Dameyune Craig who will oversee the wide... more »
  • Jabbar Juluke hired as LSU running back coach

    February 13, 2016 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says he's hired Jabbar Juluke as his new running backs coach. Juluke, who coached the past three seasons at Louisiana Tech, comes to LSU after spending just a month on Kliff Kingbury's Texas Tech staff. Juluke replaces Frank Wilson, who left LSU... more »
  • Fans pack Bayou Bash Play Video

    February 3, 2016 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans have been celebrating the new highly ranked football class since the announcements began rolling in. The Gridiron Club's Bayou Bash at the River Center began at 8:30 Wednesday morning. It's the biggest annual recruiting party in the country, and some people take off work... more »
  • Greatness begins here? Les Miles seems to think so Play Video

    February 3, 2016 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football Head Coach Les Miles took to the mic at the end of what many consider to be one of the most fruitful recruiting seasons of all time for Tiger football with nothing but good things to say about his crop of fresh recruits. “The... more »
  • Brett Favre to be headline speaker at LSU Football Coaches Clinic

    January 30, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers are getting the help from some NFL star power over the off season. National Football League star and Gulfport native Brett Favre will be the headline speaker at the LSU Football Coaches Clinic, according to LSU Football spokesperson Michael Bonnette. Excited... more »
  • Miles: LSU made the 'right turn' heading into the offseason

    December 31, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU heads into the offseason looking a lot more stable and competitive than it did a little more than a month ago. As coach Les Miles looks toward what will be his 12th season with the Tigers, he'll be able to plan around the return of... more »
  • Tonight's sold-out Texas Bowl features battle of explosive offenses Play Video

    December 29, 2015 4:24 PM

    HOUSTON - Offensive fireworks are expected tonight as contrasting styles of moving the football meet on the gridiron at NRG Stadium for the now sold-out 10th-annual AdvoCare Texas Bowl. No. 20 LSU and breakout star running back Leonard Fournette will collide with Texas Tech and their top-rated passing offense.... more »
  • LSU and John Chavis set for court today

    December 16, 2015 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The saga between LSU and former defensive coordinator John Chavis will be back in court Thursday in Baton Rouge. LSU will ask a judge to make Chavis turn over his cell phone number and phone records. LSU wants Chavis to pay $400,000 for breaking his contract early... more »
  • LSU to face Texas Tech in Texas Bowl on December 29

    December 6, 2015 11:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers are set to face Texas Tech in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas. The Tigers will take on Red Raiders at 8 p.m. on December 29 at NRG Stadium. The Tigers finished the regular season 8-3 with a 5-3 SEC... more »
  • Alleva: Les Miles will continue to be LSU's football coach Play Video

    November 28, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a weeks of speculation, LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said Saturday night that Les Miles will continue to be the coach of LSU. "I want to make it clear that Les Miles is our football coach and will continue to be our football coach,"... more »
  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating Play Video

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • LSU squashes Les Miles Gridiron Club rumors Play Video

    November 27, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU came down hard against rumors that Les Miles made comments Friday about ending his career as coach for the Tigers. The blog Tiger Rag reported that Miles indicated to members of the Gridiron Club during a Friday meeting that he was leaving after the Texas... more »
  • Miles' future at LSU unknown as Tigers tussle with Texas A&M

    November 27, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What is supposed to be Senior Day at Tiger Stadium is bound to take on an air of "Les Miles Day," no matter how much the embattled coach would rather the focus be on his players when LSU hosts Texas A&M on Saturday night. Speculation that... more »
  • Fans offer words of support for Miles at weekly radio show Play Video

    November 25, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some fans got emotional Wednesday night during the last big call-in radio show of the regular season. A woman got teary as she asked Coach Les Miles to sign her hat and another young fan got choked up asking Miles a question about his offense. Instead... more »
  • November 24, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 24, 2015 8:11 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Travel alert issued for Americans Miles addresses firing rumors at press conference Tom Cruise filming in downtown Baton Rouge Out of the chill Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • Miles addresses firing rumors at press conference Play Video

    November 23, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles said there may be a discussion coming about his status as LSU's head football coach, but he won't get into it until the last game of the season is behind him and his Tigers. Miles took a few minutes at the start of his... more »
  • LSU fans say it's not time to cut ties with Les Miles yet Play Video

    November 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers championship hopes went to Sunday copes in 3 weeks. Now, the Tigers sit on the outside looking in at the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Despite their lackluster play over the past three weeks, many Tiger fans say its not time for a... more »
  • LSU losing streak reaches 3 for the first time under Miles, Tigers fall 38-17 to Ole Miss Play Video

    November 21, 2015 4:29 PM

    OXFORD, MS - With the noise surrounding Les Miles and his tenure at LSU getting louder, the Tigers lost their 3rd straight game for the 1st time since 1999 as LSU lost to Ole Miss 38-17. The Tigers fell behind 24-0 before starting a rally late in the 2nd... more »
  • Les Miles looking ahead to Western Kentucky

    October 19, 2015 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday after successful 7-point win over the visiting No. 8 Florida Gators, LSU Football Head Coach Les Miles says he already has his sights set on their next opponent in the form of Western Kentucky. LSU will come into the game ranked No. 5 in... more »
  • Les Miles: LSU still traveling for S. Carolina game

    October 5, 2015 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles said plans are still in place for the Tigers to play in South Carolina this weekend, despite punishing floods and rains which could push damage into the billions of dollars there and which have caused 12 deaths so far. The... more »
  • Les Miles says refund announcement coming Tuesday

    September 8, 2015 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles said an announcement about ticket refunds after this weekend's canceled game against McNeese State will be made later Tuesday. >UPDATE: LSU announced it will issue refunds for tickets. Click HERE for the latest story. Miles addressed the media during... more »
  • Les Miles: Rumors of my demise exaggerated Play Video

    August 31, 2015 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles quoted writer Mark Twain as he addressed his health scare Monday evening. "Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated,"Miles paraphrased before talking about football and his game plan for Saturday's contest with the McNeese State Cowboys. Miles discussed... more »
  • LSU practice day 4 report Play Video

    August 10, 2015 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers held their final split squad practice of fall camp on Sunday with the veterans trying to beat the heat in the morning and the freshmen and selected veterans moving indoors for the afternoon session. Anthony Jennings continues to see a larger role in... more »
  • LSU day 3 practice report Play Video

    August 8, 2015 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With just one day of split-squad practices remaining, things are starting to heat up for the LSU football team. Brandon Harris continued to show good form as he connected on several deep routes to Malachi Dupre, Travin Dural and D.J. Chark. The veterans practiced once... more »
  • LSU football arrives at camp Play Video

    August 6, 2015 12:34 AM

    Baton Rouge - The LSU Tigers reported for fall camp on Wednesday as Les Miles spoke with the media about starting his 11th season with the team. The subjects varied widely in Miles pre-camp press conference from the defensive line (Miles says he's not worried about the departures of... more »
  • Miles, LSU staff attend LHSCA coaches convention Play Video

    July 22, 2015 12:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While high school football coaches around the state took time to listen to Les Miles, the LSU head coach and his staff took the opportunity to forge better relationships with the coaches at the Louisiana High School Coaches Association's Summer Coaches Clinic on Tuesday at the Crowne... more »
  • LSU projected to finish third in the SEC West

    July 17, 2015 7:25 AM

    HOOVER, AL.- Reporters predicting the Southeastern Conference were torn in the Western Division. Auburn was declared the favorite to win the overall title Thursday, but rival Alabama got the edge in the West. It's the first time that's happened. Auburn received 108 first-place votes to Alabama's 92, but the Crimson... more »
  • LSU's Miles expects quarterback play to improve Play Video

    July 16, 2015 2:00 PM

    HOOVER - LSU coach Les Miles said he expects the team's quarterback play to be "legitimately better" as it competes for a title in the difficult Southeastern Conference Western Division. Miles said Thursday that four suspended players - including quarterback Anthony Jennings - are still "going through a legal process"... more »
  • Miles dismisses Lealaimatafao from LSU football team

    June 29, 2015 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao has been dismissed from the LSU football team, according to an announcement from head coach Les Miles on Monday. The dismissal of the 18-year-old Lealaimatafao is related to an off-campus incident that happened two weeks ago. "Trey is no longer a... more »
  • White defeats Purple 45-6 in Annual Spring Game Play Video

    April 18, 2015 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris combined to rack up 420 passing yards and threw for four touchdowns as the White team secured a 45-6 victory over the Purple team Saturday during LSU's National L-Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's at Tiger Stadium. Both signal callers... more »
  • Michael Irvin headlines LSU coaching clinic

    March 20, 2015 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin said Friday he almost became an LSU Tiger. That, among other anecdotes were part of Irvin's speech to a gathering of coaches at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center which was part of LSU's annual coaching clinic. Irvin... more »
  • LSU spring football begins

    March 8, 2015 12:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Trying to put an 8-5 campaign behind them, the LSU football team began spring practice for the 2015 season on Saturday. Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris came out throwing, as both quarterbacks will battle for the starting job this fall. Leonard Fournette worked on his... more »
  • LSU 2015 recruiting class features Toliver, Johnson Play Video

    February 4, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles is looking to a 2015 recruiting class filled mostly by Louisiana players to help the Tigers bounce back from their worst season in six years. Out of the total class of 25 announced Wednesday, only nine are from out of state. Four of... more »
  • Million Dollar Man: Kevin Steele's contract released and spring dates announced

    January 26, 2015 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will make $1 million per year with performance-based incentives that could push that number to $1.125 million each of the next two years. The contract breaks down into a $500,000 base salary with an additional $500,000 in "supplemental media compensation",... more »
  • Shut down the rumor mill, Miles staying at LSU Play Video

    December 15, 2014 8:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Les Miles will not be going to Michigan. Miles told sports reporters after practice Monday, he was not interested in the head coaching job at his alma mater. In fact, he said, he had not even been contacted about the job. Miles said reporters could report... more »
  • Miles describes coaching through personal sorrow Play Video

    October 26, 2014 11:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles has faced many difficult opponents, but he fought through adversity of a much different, and much more personal kind on Friday night. Miles got the news that his 91 year-old mother Martha passed away Friday, the night before his Tigers were going to square... more »
  • Les Miles' nieces get $2.5 million in mother's death Play Video

    October 17, 2014 4:59 PM

    PORT ALLEN- The children of Les Miles' sister won $2.5 million in a lawsuit Friday in West Baton Rouge after their mother died at an intersection in 3 years ago, Frank Tomeny of Tomeny Law Firm said in a press release. Jessie and Katie Browne sued the State of... more »
  • Miles on his Milestone 100th win

    October 13, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Les Miles has seen LSU pull out 100 victories in all sorts of ways during his decade with the Tigers. So while the coach praises the power running and clutch defense his team used to outlast Florida last weekend, he isn't hinting at whether Kentucky... more »
  • LSU's No.1 quarterback spot uncertain again

    October 6, 2014 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Which LSU quarterback holds the title of starter is uncertain again. After naming Brandon Harris the starter a week ago, coach Les Miles now wants to observe Harris and season-opening starter Anthony Jennings "compete at practice" leading up to Saturday's game at Florida before assigning one of... more »
  • Harris, No. 15 LSU set to take on No. 5 Auburn

    October 2, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When LSU coach Les Miles discusses Brandon Harris, he notes that the offense as a whole has played well when the freshman quarterback is under center. Harris, who's been promoted to starter for 15th-ranked LSU's game at No. 5 Auburn on Saturday, doesn't sound like he's letting... more »
  • Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

    September 20, 2014 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29. Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... more »

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