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  • Patrick Peterson cashes in with new deal

    July 30, 2014 1:55 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - Former LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed. Peterson revealed the terms via twitter Tuesday night. The Cardinals announced the deal a short time later, but did not disclose the terms.... more »
  • Traffic light added to campus route

    July 29, 2014 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A traffic light will be added to regulate flow of vehicles coming and going from the southeast corner of the LSU campus. Crews have started the installation of a light at the West Lakeshore and East Parker intersection. At first, it will flash yellow and red... 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 »
  • Mettenberger discusses sucker punch Play Video

    July 26, 2014 10:59 PM

    NASHVILLE, TN - Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. Mettenberger was sucker-punched last weekend by an Alabama fan while at a bar with fellow rookie Taylor Lewan. A man came up to him and said, "Roll Tide." The former LSU quarterback,... 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 »
  • Second raise announced for LSU faculty, staff

    July 25, 2014 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's president announced that the university's faculty and staff will receive another boost to their pay in the coming academic year. F. King Alexander said the flagship campus will see an average 3 percent merit pay increase for the 2014-2015 academic year. The campus also saw... more »
  • LSU enrolling patients in new kind of drug test

    July 25, 2014 3:27 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - LSU Health Sciences Center says people with a common, hard-to-treat kind of lung cancer can join a new national trial to test drugs faster. Patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer can enroll at LSU cancer centers in New Orleans, Houma, Covington and Baton Rouge. Most such... more »
  • LSU campus to host I.T. conference on Aug. 2

    July 24, 2014 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An estimated 600 technology professionals from around the country are expected to descend on the LSU campus on August 2 for a free Information Technology conference and training event. Hosted by LSU since 2009, SQL Saturday Baton Rouge offers courses on vital I.T. topics that are... more »
  • New look for Tiger Stadium Play Video

    July 22, 2014 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The local media got a preview of Tiger Stadium's south side additions project Tuesday afternoon. The construction project, which started after the final game of the regular season, is set to finish on time in the middle of August. Two screens, thousands of seats, a... 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 »
  • Ground broken on LSU gymnastics training facility

    July 22, 2014 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team will finally have a new place to hone their skills as Tuesday's official groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction of an all-new practice facility. The new training facility will be built between the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and Robinson Tennis Stadium, a space... more »
  • AgCenter campaign: move toward healthier lives

    July 22, 2014 3:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is using billboards, banners and posters to encourage people in low-income areas to take easy steps toward healthier lives. Diane Sasser runs the AgCenter education program for people in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. She says the campaign has three messages: eat more fruits... 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 »
  • LSU tobacco-free plans announced

    July 16, 2014 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The ashtrays have been removed from LSU's campus and the Baton Rouge campus will make history on Aug. 1 by going completely smoke-free. LSU is required to ban tobacco use on August 1 in accordance with the Louisiana Legislature's smoke-free requirement for public post-secondary institutions in... more »
  • Avoid ACT anxiety, improve scores with Prep Academy Play Video

    July 15, 2014 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge is helping teens improve their ACT scores and avoid the anxiety that comes with the test by hosting a Prep Academy this fall. The program costs just $55.00 and will give students and parents plenty of bang for... more »
  • LSU's Collins on Lombardi watch list

    July 14, 2014 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Monday that senior tackle La'el Collins has been selected for the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award watch list. The Lombardi Award goes to the top offensive lineman, defensive lineman or linebacker in college football each year. It's the second season in a row Collins... 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 capacity will exceed 100,000

    July 11, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced that Tiger Stadium's capacity will easy clear the 100k mark with the new south endzone addition. The LSU Football facebook page says the final number will be 102,321. The previous capacity was 92,542, according to LSUSports.net. Based on the capacity of other stadiums... more »
  • Ricky Jean Francois' Back 2 School Celebration Play Video

    July 11, 2014 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Tiger and current Indianapolis Colt Ricky Jean Francois joined Whitney Vann on 2une In this morning to talk about his Back 2 School Celebration. The celebration is this Sunday, July 13th at Noon at Bayou Goula Park. He was joined on set by... more »
  • Drivers: confusing light change leading to numerous wrecks

    July 9, 2014 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Numerous car wrecks have plagued an intersection that was recently changed and drivers have complained the confusion surrounding the new flow is causing the crashes. People who drive the area frequently said Wednesday, on the scene of another crash, there had been at least three at... more »
  • Baton Rouge youth Book it with Big Baby this week Play Video

    July 9, 2014 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Basketball Star and current NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis will give back to the Baton Rouge community this week when he kicks off his 4th annual Booking it with Big Baby literacy tour. Davis has played in Los Angeles, Orlando and Boston, but... 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 Lady Tigers add transfer Alexis Hyder

    July 8, 2014 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Lady Tigers have added North Texas transfer Alexis Hyder to their squad. LSU coach Nikki Caldwell, who announced the addition of Hyder on Tuesday, says the 5-foot-11 forward will sit out next season and will be eligible to play as a junior in the 2015-16... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... 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 »
  • Fresh faces hoping to make an impact for LSU Play Video

    July 6, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the departure of several key players on the hardwood for LSU, recruits and transfers coming into the program are going to have to pick up the slack. Keith Hornsby and Josh Gray are two transfers who both hope to fill the big shoes of departed... more »
  • Dow chemical gives $1M more to LSU

    July 5, 2014 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dow chemical is increasing its contributions and donating an additional $1 million to establish a student leadership center at the Patrick F. Taylor Hall for the LSU College of Engineering. The center will house up to 15 engineering student organizations. In February, LSU announced it had met... more »
  • Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez begins year of royalty Play Video

    July 3, 2014 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - She's an LSU Tiger, an SEC Champion pole vaulter and last weekend, she landed the coveted crown. Lacey Sanchez beat out a field of 32 contestants to become the new Miss Louisiana. The Baton Rouge native visited 2une In Thursday morning to talk about the competition... more »
  • LSU Police looking to ID stolen credit card user

    June 30, 2014 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are looking for help identifying a man wanted in connection with a June 18 theft that happened on campus. LSUPD said a credit card stolen with some other items was used at several off-campus locations in the Baton Rouge area. Surveillance cameras caught... more »
  • Future of Baton Rouge lakes discussed today Play Video

    June 30, 2014 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The future of Baton Rouge's lakes could be decided today. Four teams competing to create a master plan began pitching their ideas at 9:00 a.m. this morning at the Manship Theatre. Each group had an hour to present their plan. Each team, led by a... more »
  • Keeping the crazy ants from driving you mad Play Video

    June 29, 2014 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Tawny Crazy Ant is back for the summer, and there are some things the experts say you can do to prepare. "You definitely want a professional treating for this ant," said Jacob Cohn of Arrow Pest Control. The Environmental Protection Agency approved a remedy called... more »
  • Teachers at conference weigh in on common core Play Video

    June 28, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Common core was a hot topic when nearly a thousand teachers from across the country met at LSU. The educators were on campus for the third annual Effective Educators Seminar Series. "As a teacher, I personally embrace common core. Not just as a set of expectations... more »
  • LSU's Nola named National Pitcher of the Year

    June 27, 2014 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The College Baseball Foundation named LSU all-star pitcher Aaron Nola their 2014 National Pitcher of the Year on Friday. The Baton Rouge native is cresting his third year for the Fighting Tigers and will be the sixth athlete to ever receive the award in school history.... 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 »
  • East Carolina hires former LSU assistant Godwin

    June 25, 2014 6:57 PM

    GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina has hired Cliff Godwin as baseball coach. Godwin spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Mississippi, helping Ole Miss return to the College World Series this year for the first time since 1972. Godwin was a four-year letterman for the Pirates and... more »
  • David Patrick named LSU assistant head coach

    June 25, 2014 3:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones has announced the promotion of David Patrick to assistant head coach. Patrick has been a member of Jones' staff for the past two seasons. He was involved in game and practice coaching responsibilities as well as scouting and recruiting. The Advocate... more »
  • University will soon see newly renovated engineering building

    June 24, 2014 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will soon have another "state of the art" facility after the university signed a contract to renovate the engineering building, which is one of the largest buildings in the region. The engineering department said the governor matched the 55 millon dollars they raised, which means the total... more »
  • Elbert Robinson could have instant impact for LSU hoops Play Video

    June 24, 2014 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Elbert Robinson stands in rarefied air as a 7 foot center for the LSU men's basketball team, but no matter what expectations might come Robinson's way, the Tigers freshman says he expects even more of himself. Robinson was a target of Johnny Jones since Jones was... 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 »
  • Former Southern Lab product Chuck Wiley returns to host football camp Play Video

    June 21, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chuck Wiley has been out of the NFL since 2004, but the former Southern Lab and LSU defensive end once again offered some pro-level to more than 100 aspiring youngsters at his 12th annual Bayou All-Stars camp. Wiley met with young boys (and girls for cheerleading... more »
  • Baton Rouge may expand bus route

    June 21, 2014 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Dreams of a streetcar serving the Nicholson Drive corridor that connects downtown Baton Rouge to LSU may take years to become reality, but the Capital Area Transit System is stepping up with a plan to fill the void. The parish bus system has decided to dedicate... more »
  • Future of LSU Wideouts in good hands Play Video

    June 18, 2014 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The thinnest spot on LSU's offensive roster next year is undoubtedly the wide receiver position. Thankfully, the Tigers have two of the best pass catchers in the nation coming in to patrol LSU's deep routes the next few years. Trey Quinn, who set the all-time... more »
  • Mills' lawyer disputes arrest story Play Video

    June 17, 2014 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There are two sides to every story and the lawyer for LSU cornerback Jalen Mills is hoping that the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office is persuaded by the suspect's version of what took place leading up to his arrest last week. "It's my belief, that... more »
  • Nola named finalist for pitcher of the year award

    June 13, 2014 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU pitcher Aaron Nola is nominated for the National Pitcher of the Year Award to be given by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame on June 28 in Lubbock, Texas. Nola is one of three finalists along with Blake Fox of Rice and Brendan McCurry... more »
  • LSU Facility Services rescues bird stuck near LSU

    June 13, 2014 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU facility workers rescued a bird caught in some kite string and dangling over the streets near LSU Friday. Witnesses said the bird was caught in kite string. LSU students tried their hardest to help rescue bird and even made a few phone calls. Animal... more »
  • LSU DB accused of knocking woman out, posts bond Play Video

    June 11, 2014 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested LSU defensive back Jalen Mills early Wednesday morning following accusations he knocked a woman out. Mills posted a $10,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday afternoon. Investigators charged the junior with second degree battery for the May 4 incident at an apartment... more »
  • 3 more Tigers, 5 Tiger commits drafted to MLB

    June 7, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE -Three LSU players were selected Saturday during the third and final day of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. Junior right-handed pitcher Joe Broussard was chosen in the 15th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers, senior outfielder Sean McMullen was selected in the 30th round by the... more »
  • Ridley focused on eliminating fumbles

    June 5, 2014 5:24 PM

    BOSTON - Fumbles have plagued former LSU Tiger running back Stevan Ridley even when the ball was dry. Steady rain presents another challenge for the New England running back. It wasn't a problem for him as Patriots conducted their organized team activities on a soggy day. Ridley lost fumbles in... more »
  • Highly touted baseball prospect says he'll take LSU vs. anywhere in the draft

    June 3, 2014 11:26 PM

    METAIRIE - The LSU baseball team will have to replace some great players from last season, and they could get some help from another guy expected to go early in the draft. Gregory Deichmann from Brother Martin says, no matter where he's taken in Thursday's amateur draft, he'll be... more »
  • LSU ace Aaron Nola named Golden Spikes Award finalist Play Video

    June 3, 2014 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, Aaron Nola has been named one of the three best players in college baseball, as LSU's ace pitcher was selected as a Golden Spikes Award finalist. Nola is a two-time SEC pitcher of the year and this season had a record... more »
  • LSU baseball season ends in blowout, 12-2 to Houston

    June 2, 2014 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger baseball team saw their season come to a close at the hands of the Houston Cougars who blew open the NCAA Regional final game with a seven run third inning. LSU fell 12-2 to Houston after failing to score another run following the... more »
  • Do or Die for LSU Tigers

    June 2, 2014 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers let a four-run lead slip through their grasp against the Houston Cougars Sunday night with a 5-4 loss to force a winner-take-all finale Monday night at 7 p.m. Does that mean the Tigers also let go of the momentum in the Baton Rouge... more »
  • Houston rallies to beat LSU 5-4, teams will play tonight for Super Regional

    June 1, 2014 11:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Kyle Survance's RBI single in the 11th inning led Houston to a 5-4 win over LSU on Sunday to force a deciding game in the Baton Rouge regional. Houston (47-16) and LSU (46-15-1) will play Monday night, with the winner advancing to the super regionals.... more »
  • Championship Sunday

    June 1, 2014 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today could be Championship Sunday for the LSU Tigers baseball team. Head coach Paul Mainieri said one week ago, "I just love the idea of a team going to bed at night and knowing that when they wake up they will be playing for a championship."... more »
  • LSU beats University of Houston 5-1

    May 31, 2014 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC Pitcher of the Year Aaron Nola retired 18 of the final 19 batters he faced, only allowing one earned run on four hits in the Tigers' 5-1 win Saturday night over the Houston Cougars. Sean McMullen started off the top of the second innig with... more »
  • LSU's bats come alive late, blast past SLU 8-4

    May 30, 2014 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 6-0 scoring streak helped LSU overcome Southeastern Louisiana 8-4 Friday and advance in the opening round of the NCAA Regional tournament. LSU (45-14-1) trailed the Lions 4-2 before the rally, which came in the Tigers' last two at-bats. Southeastern broke to an early lead... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 4, SLU ties game at 2

    May 30, 2014 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southeastern has tied the Baton Rouge regional opener against LSU with a RBI double in the top of the 5th to make the score 2-2. Lions second baseman Jacob Williams hit a ball deep to left center to bring in Kyle Cedotal for the tying run.... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 3

    May 30, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sean McMullen gave the Tigers their first lead of the Baton Rouge regional with a fielder's choice that scored Mark Laird to put LSU up 2-1 as the teams move to the 4th inning. With runners on 2nd and 3rd, McMullen drove a hard grounder to... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 2

    May 30, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wild pitch brought the first run in of the game for the LSU baseball team to tie the score at 1 in the first game of the Baton Rouge regional. Andrew Cutura issued a walk to Tyler Moore to start the inning, and with Andrew... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 1

    May 30, 2014 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southeastern has jumped out to a 1-0 vs. LSU in round 1 of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. LIons outfielder Andrew Godbold took a Jared Poche' pitch deep to left center for a home run, the first run of the weekend. The Lions lead 1-0... more »
  • LSU's Nola named SEC Pitcher of the Year

    May 27, 2014 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, LSU's Aaron Nola won the SEC pitcher of the year award. The junior pitcher was also selected to the All-SEC first team and the All-SEC defensive team. Sophomore shortstop Alex Bregman was named to the All-SEC second team. Sophomore Andrew Stevenson... more »
  • LSU golf reaches final 8 of NCAA championships

    May 26, 2014 11:08 PM

    HUTCHINSON, KS - The LSU golf finished the final day of stroke play in a tie for 2nd at the NCAA championships and the Tigers earned themselves a spot in the match play portion of the tournament, open only to the top 8 teams, for the first time since its... more »

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