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  • Wal-Mart driver honored for 4 million accident-free miles

    September 21, 2013 4:26 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A long-distance truck driver for Wal-Mart has been recognized for traveling 4 million miles without an accident. Warren Greeno of Loveland, Colorado, reached the milestone this year. Today, Wal-Mart executives in Arkansas presented him with a new rig painted red. The 59-year-old rolled up the... more »
  • Miles gets support from former player after allegations surface in magazine Play Video

    September 10, 2013 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's head football coach got some support from a former football player after a scathing Sports Illustrated report Tuesday. The magazine criticized Miles for his program at Oklahoma State University, alleging that NCAA rules were broken. Miles left OSU for LSU and his replacement's program was also... more »
  • Report: Violations at OSU while Miles was coach Play Video

    September 10, 2013 10:17 AM

    STILLWATER, Okla.- Sports Illustrated released the first installment of a five-part series looking into allegations surrounding the Oklahoma State football program, and LSU's head coach figures prominently in the first installment. The issues stem back to the time Les Miles served as the head coach for OSU. In the... more »
  • Miles to speak today about LSU bowl game

    December 12, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles will meet with the media today to preview the upcoming Chick-fil-A Bowl game against Clemson later this month. Miles has yet to speak publicly since his team received their invitation to play in the New Years Eve game in Atlanta.... more »
  • Les Miles press conference pushed to 3 p.m.

    November 28, 2012 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m. The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
  • LSU holds annual Media Day festivities

    August 7, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger football program will host its Media Day this afternoon at the LSU football Facility. Coach Les Miles will address reporters around 3:00 before offensive and defensive coordinators Greg Studrawa and John Chavis follow. Then the entire 105-man LSU roster is allowed to speak... more »
  • Miles, LSU players vow to learn from BCS loss

    January 10, 2012 6:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - One of LSU's finest seasons ended with a lopsided loss that left coach Les Miles talking about how much he and his players were hurting. The 2011 season will be remembered as one in which LSU overcame early distractions to get within one win of going down... more »
  • No. 1 LSU crushes No. 20 Auburn 45-10

    October 22, 2011 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rueben Randle caught a 42-yard scoring pass from Jordan Jefferson and a 46-yard touchdown pass from Jarrett Lee, and No. 1 LSU once again overcame off-the-field distractions in style with a 45-10 victory over 19th-ranked Auburn on Saturday. LSU was without star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu,... more »
  • Miles says very little about suspensions

    October 19, 2011 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles kept very tight-lipped at his 6 p.m. weekly press conference today when asked about the suspension of three LSU football players. "I'm not inclined to be forthcoming in information," Miles said to the media . "I'm not reactionary to needs of media and things... more »
  • Amended Miles contract to be presented to board

    August 25, 2011 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles's contract could be amended soon, pending on approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors on Friday. If the board approves, the amendment would not change his basic annual pay of $3.751 million, but would increase monetary incentives for meeting certain... more »
  • BRPD Chief White: There's no special treatment

    August 22, 2011 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chief of Police Dewayne White wants to set the record straight. He wants the public to know there will not be a cover-up, and the football players in question will be treated as any other persons of interest would be. "This case is not going away... more »
  • Runners dash 2 miles, scarf doughnuts, sprint back

    February 5, 2011 10:25 AM

    RALEIGH, N.C.- On your marks, get set, stuff your face. About 7,500 people are expected to take part in Saturday's annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh. The rules are simple and stomach-churning: run for two miles, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and then run back along the same... more »
  • Report: Kragthorpe is LSU offensive coordinator

    January 20, 2011 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the hiring says former Louisville and Tulsa head coach Steve Kragthorpe will be named the offensive coordinator at LSU. LSU head coach Les Miles is on a recruiting trip and is expected to make Kragthorpe's appointment official soon, the person told The Associated... more »
  • LSU fans react to Les Miles' decision to stay

    January 11, 2011 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Talk of Les Miles' decision to stay with the Tigers spread fast among LSU fans. Most purple and gold faithful said they are looking forward to starting another season with Miles. "It's great, and we don't have to get another coach, and he's pretty good.... more »
  • Michigan hires Hoke

    January 11, 2011 3:11 PM

    ANN ARBOR - After nearly a week of remaining relatively silent, the Michigan Wolverines pick San Diego State coach Brady Hoke as its new football coach. Hoke was an assistant under Lloyd Carr in Michigan and is considered to be the third choice of the Michigan program. Former... more »
  • LSU officials confirm Les Miles will stay as coach

    January 11, 2011 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles will coach another season at LSU, according to several officials at the school. The decision was confirmed to WBRZ by Athletic Director Joe Alleva, Vice-Chancellor for Communications Herb Vincent and the associate athletic director today. Alleva released the following statement this morning: ... more »
  • Les Miles meets with Michigan AD in Baton Rouge

    January 10, 2011 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officals confirm football coach Les Miles spent a portion of this evening meeting with Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon. Brandon flew into town from Dallas this afternoon, and reportedly left following his meeting with Miles, and then returned to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Miles and... more »
  • Les Miles confirms he will meet with Michigan

    January 10, 2011 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles has confirmed he will be meeting with Michigan representatives about the head coaching job there. Miles made a short statement after Tigers cornerback Patrick Peterson's announcement he will be going into the 2011 NFL draft. Miles said that "distant conversations"... more »
  • Les Miles press conference LIVE on News 2

    November 8, 2010 10:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2 will have live coverage of Les Miles' press conference today at noon, after LSU defeated Alabama this weekend. Coverage begins on News 2 at Noon, and the press conference will also be broadcast in its entirety on WBTR, Cox Cable channel 19. The... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles visits the coast with Governor Jindal

    June 14, 2010 5:49 PM

    Like the Saints did last week, LSU's head football coach Les Miles visited the Louisiana coast and fishing communities hurt by the oil spill during the last few months. Coach Miles was given the invitation by Governor Bobby Jindal himself. The pair toured Pelican and Scofield islands in Plaquemines... more »

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