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  • 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 »
  • Auburn photographer says she's OK after catching football with face

    September 25, 2016 3:56 PM

    AUBURN – An Auburn photographer who is now ‘internet famous’ for catching a football with her face at the LSU-Auburn game says she is ok. Ashley Ward told WBRC News that she was trying to catch the ball because she made a bet with the management of the football... more »
  • Auburn man arrested, Toomer's Corner oak tree set on fire

    September 25, 2016 11:41 AM

    AUBURN - A 29-year-old man has been arrested for setting fire to one of the oak trees at Auburn's Toomer's Corner, where fans were celebrating a win over LSU. Auburn police said in a news release Sunday that the man is from Auburn but isn't affiliated with the university. The... more »
  • LSU doesn't score in the 4th, loses to Auburn 18-13

    September 24, 2016 4:47 PM

    AUBURN – Daniel Carlson kicked six field goals and Auburn beat No. 18 LSU 18-13 on Saturday night after officials ruled Danny Etling's apparent last-gasp scoring pass came after time expired. Etling rolled to his right and found D.J. Shark on a 15-yard pass, setting off a celebration by LSU... more »
  • Edwards aims to end contract with north La. hospital manager

    September 22, 2016 3:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards is moving to oust the operator of LSU's hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, after it refused renegotiated contract terms sought by the governor. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne sent a letter to the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana notifying the hospital manager... more »
  • LSU reaches record enrollment for African American and Hispanic students

    September 21, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's enrollment this fall has reached a new record in university history for the amount of African American and Hispanic students. According to university officials, there are 3,741 African American students enrolled, surpassing last year's record of 3,703. There are currently 1,820 Hispanic students enrolled, surpassing... more »
  • LSU's home game against Mizzou to be televised on SEC Network

    September 19, 2016 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's next home football game will be televised on SEC Network, the university announced Monday. The Tigers face Missouri at home on October 1 at 6:30 p.m. following an away game at Auburn on September 24th at 5 p.m. The Auburn game is on ESPN. ... more »
  • LSU moves up in AP, coaches' poll after hanging on against Miss State

    September 18, 2016 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU moved up two spots in the Associated Press Top 25 and five spots in the Amway Coaches poll after a narrow victory over Mississippi State. The Tigers managed to hold on in the end to beat the bulldogs 23-20 Saturday night in Tiger Stadium in their... more »
  • LSU hangs on to defeat Bulldogs 23-20

    September 17, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Leonard Fournette returned from a bruised left ankle in powerful form, rushing for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 20 LSU withstood a late rally for a 23-20 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night. Danny Etling completed 19 of 30 passes for 215 yards in... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after Friday crash on Nicholson Drive

    September 16, 2016 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Denham Springs teen was killed Friday when a car pulled out in front of his motorcycle on Nicholson Drive Friday afternoon. According to Baton Rouge Police, 19-year-old Dylan Dalgo was driving north on Nicholson Drive around 6:30 p.m. when a Kia Rio tried... more »
  • OLOL to add ER to LSU Urgent Care Center in north BR

    September 16, 2016 2:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Our Lady of the Lake hospital has reached a deal to add an emergency room to the LSU Health North Urgent Care Center on Airline Highway. The emergency room will be an extension of the hospital's main campus emergency room and will be staffed by emergency physicians... more »
  • Edwards and 1 LSU hospital manager haven't reached deal

    September 16, 2016 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has reached renegotiated deals with all but one of the operators of the charity hospitals and patient services previously managed by LSU. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said seven of the eight hospital operators had agreed to reworked terms Friday. The Biomedical... more »
  • Miles: Etling will start -- maybe...

    September 14, 2016 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It took LSU football coach Les Miles just 31 words to completely contradict himself in two consecutive sentences on the Southeastern Conference teleconference Wednesday morning. Miles was asked if he had made a decision on a starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Mississippi State - either... more »
  • LSU leader: Daily Reveille newspaper should be cut to twice a week

    September 13, 2016 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU director of student media says the print edition of The Daily Reveille, the student newspaper, should be trimmed from its current five days per week. Steve Buttry, LSU's director of Student Media, says continuing the status quo simply is not responsible or acceptable. In a... more »
  • LSU to wear 'Gridiron Gold' Throwback Uniforms

    September 12, 2016 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU coach Les Miles announced that the Tigers will wear throwback "Gridiron Gold" uniforms for Saturday's game in Tiger Stadium against Mississippi State. Odell Beckham Jr. is rocking LSU's ?? Gridiron Gold jersey today. (via @OBJ_3 ) pic.twitter.com/1annj5Gkau — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) September 17, 2016... more »
  • LSU athletic director eyes beer garden at Tiger Stadium

    September 11, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University is eyeing an outdoor beer garden for its football stadium, but the idea would have to pass muster with the Southeastern Conference. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said during a pregame radio show Saturday that the university has "some concepts on the board"... more »
  • LSU wins 34-13; offense revived after QB change

    September 10, 2016 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Brandon Harris benched, backup quarterback Danny Etling quickly revived the LSU offense to give LSU the lead against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Replacing struggling starter Brandon Harris on LSU's third possession, Etling opened with three straight scoring drives, and the Tigers pulled away for a... more »
  • LSU enrollment largely holds steady despite turbulent summer

    September 10, 2016 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tumultuous Baton Rouge summer hasn't made a sizable dent in enrollment on LSU's campus, calming previous concerns the student count could plummet. The Advocate reports that when the fall semester opened, enrollment was down almost 10 percent - about 2,600 students - from last year. That... more »
  • Flooding causes drop in RVs at LSU game Play Video

    September 10, 2016 12:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're planning on tailgating for LSU's home opener tomorrow, you might notice something different in the RV lots. Several tiger fans lost their tailgating homes in last month's historic flooding. Fans told us the lack of RVs was obvious on Friday. "There's usually around 50 to 60... more »
  • Thursday deadline set by Edwards on reworked hospital deals

    September 9, 2016 1:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards has given the private operators of the LSU hospitals and clinics until next week to decide if they agree to renegotiated terms of their financing deals with the state. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the LSU Board of Supervisors the "public/private partners"... more »
  • Haggling over on tweaking LSU hospital privatization deals

    September 7, 2016 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is making its final offer Thursday to the operator of LSU's hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe for a renegotiated contract with the state. The governor has been trying to rework the privatization deals that turned over patient care previously handled by LSU... more »
  • LSU announces traffic and parking information before Saturday's home-opener

    September 7, 2016 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU takes on Jacksonville State for its home-opener game on Saturday and the university has issued traffic and parking information for fans to keep in mind when heading to campus. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and to carpool when possible in order to reduce the... 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 »
  • Clear bags only now at LSU events

    September 7, 2016 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football fans planning to attend Saturday's game against Mississippi State are being reminded of the university's new clear bag policy. The "Geaux Clear" policy allows those entering Tiger Stadium to carry only clear tote bags smaller than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, or... more »
  • Les Miles suspends offensive lineman Josh Boutte for one game

    September 5, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football coach Les Miles has suspended offensive lineman Josh Boutte for one game. The suspension is for his personal foul on Wisconsin defensive back D'Cota Dixon during the Tigers' season-opener on Saturday. Miles said Boutte will sit out LSU's home-opener against Jacksonville State on Saturday... more »
  • Wisconsin businesses prepare for huge economic impact from football fans

    September 2, 2016 8:45 PM

    GREEN BAY - Wisconsin business owners are expecting Saturday's matchup between LSU and University of Wisconsin to make a huge economic impact. "We knew from this very onset this would be huge," hotel manager Tara Campbell said. On a typical Green Bay Packers gameday, the city usually makes an impact... more »
  • Gameday info. for LSU season-opener at Lambeau Field

    September 2, 2016 10:45 AM

    GREEN BAY – As fans travel to Lambeau Field for LSU's season-opener against The University of Wisconsin, they are reminded of gameday information, events and policies. The Lambeau Field parking lot will be open on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., along with the start of the Coors Light Tailgate Party.... more »
  • LSU seeks new hospitals to train doctors in north Louisiana

    September 2, 2016 9:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is shopping around for new health care deals in north Louisiana. The university system wants to move some of its doctors-in-training to more hospitals in the region because its relationship with the operator of the state-owned hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe continues to deteriorate. University System... more »
  • LSU President shares bond with LSU Football season opener site Play Video

    September 1, 2016 11:43 PM

    MADISON - For many Tiger fans, LSU's match against Wisconsin signifies the start of the season. For LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander, it means a lot more. Alexander, a University of Wisconsin graduate, returned to his alma mater this week to watch his team in the first... more »
  • Chris Blair ready for LSU season-opener as new 'Voice of the Tigers' Play Video

    September 1, 2016 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Chris Blair has only been living in Baton Rouge for nine months, but he has been busy getting ready for the biggest play-by-play of the year as the new "Voice of the Tigers." Blair is filling the shoes of a broadcast legend, but has had plenty... more »
  • Five LSU hype videos you must watch before Saturday's game Play Video

    September 1, 2016 11:57 AM

    GREEN BAY - LSU football season is finally here. According to LSU Athletics, the football team put in its final day of full speed work in preparation for Saturday's game against Wisconsin Wednesday. The Tigers will take the practice field for a lighter practice Thursday before departing for Green... more »
  • Fans reminded of Wisconsin's Lambeau Field policies before LSU season opener

    August 29, 2016 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As the LSU season-opener approaches, LSU and Wisconsin fans who plan on attending the football game are reminded of Lambeau Field's carry-in policy. No bags or purses will be allowed inside Wisconsin's Lambeau Field unless they are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC. The bags can be... more »
  • Badgers name Houston starting QB for LSU opener

    August 26, 2016 11:29 AM

    MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin is going with senior Bart Houston as the starting quarterback for the marquee season opener against No. 5 LSU. Coach Paul Chryst announced the decision Thursday night. Houston won the competition against redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook. Houston will make his first career start on... more »
  • Browns trading linebacker, former LSU player Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

    August 25, 2016 7:50 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round pick. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. The former LSU standout has recorded just seven sacks in three seasons and spent much of last season... more »
  • Six LSU Tigers on Lombardi award watch list

    August 25, 2016 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Six LSU football players made the cut for the Rotary Lombardi Award Preliminary Watch List Thursday. According to LSU Athletics, Kendell Beckwith, Leonard Fournette, Davon Godchaux, Arden Key, Lewis Neal and Ethan Pocic made the final list. Those players were among 158 candidates to make... more »
  • Women's basketball releases non-conference basketball schedule

    August 25, 2016 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nine home meetings, including a rematch with National Champion UConn, highlight the 2016-17 LSU women's basketball non-conference schedule. The full schedule to include Southeastern Conference matchups will be announced at a later date. The Lady Tigers will host an exhibition contest against LeMoyne-Owen on Nov.... 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 »
  • BRAF starts employee assistance fund for LSU employees affected by flood

    August 23, 2016 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has established the LSU Employee Assistance Fund to help LSU employees who have been affected by the recent flood. The fund was started at the request of LSU President, F. King Alexander. "While the LSU campus was relatively untouched, many... more »
  • LSU students begin semester after flood Play Video

    August 22, 2016 7:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU students returned to campus on Monday and students have been sharing their experiences about last week's flood. Neighborhoods not too far from campus have been left in destruction. LSU Freshman Nick Danna is constantly remembering that. "My brother Taylor, he pretty much got three feet... more »
  • LSU economist estimates one- year recovery period from flood

    August 22, 2016 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – With 31 inches of rain, 13 people dead, more than 30,000 residents and 1,400 rescued, some say it will take one year to recover from the recent flood damage that struck the state last week. James Richardson, LSU economist and professor of public administration, says that... more »
  • Minot names courts after LSU coaching legend Dale Brown

    August 22, 2016 9:49 AM

    MINOT, N.D. - Former longtime Louisiana State University men's basketball coach Dale Brown has been honored by his North Dakota hometown. Officials in Minot on Saturday named the basketball courts at a local park in his honor. The Minot Daily News reports ( http://bit.ly/2bbDHkV ) that Brown was on hand... more »

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