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  • Roof stays closed for national title game

    January 11, 2016 7:24 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The retractable roof at University of Phoenix Stadium will remain closed for Monday night's national championship game between Alabama and Clemson. This is not a huge surprise, but the weather outside the stadium is sunny with temperatures in the 60s - at least 90 minutes or... more »
  • LSU men's golf honored at state Capitol

    June 5, 2015 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers took time from debating how to avoid crippling higher education cuts in order to honor members of the LSU men's golf team Friday. The team brought their NCAA Division 1 championship trophy with them to the state Capitol, where they received a warm reception in... more »
  • LSU men's golf team returns with the hardware

    June 4, 2015 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's golf team received a warm welcome from Tiger fans Thursday when they returned with the NCAA Division 1 National Championship trophy. The crew beat the University of Southern California 4-1 at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. for their fifth team title... more »
  • LSU football juniors announce they will stay in school

    January 16, 2015 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A handful of LSU juniors announced on Friday their intention to return to school for their senior seasons in hopes of competing for a national championship. Safety Jalen Mills, wide receiver Travin Dural, linebacker Lamar Louis, tight end Dillon Gordon and offensive linemen Jerald Hawkins and... more »
  • Going overboard in Ohio

    January 13, 2015 10:47 AM

    COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio State football fans took to the streets after their team's championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse... more »
  • Ohio State is No. 1; TCU finishes 3rd in final AP Top 25

    January 13, 2015 2:02 AM

    COLOMBUS, OH - Ohio State is No. 1 in the final Associated Press poll and TCU finished third, in front of two teams that made the playoff ahead of the Horned Frogs. The Buckeyes finished on top of the AP Top 25 for the fifth time in program history, matching... more »
  • Ducks still favored, now by only 6, over Buckeyes on Monday

    January 9, 2015 11:50 AM

    DALLAS, OH - Oregon, first listed as a 7-point favorite over Ohio State in Monday's national championship game, is now favored by just 6 points. The Ducks (13-1) and Buckeyes (13-1) meet in AT&T Stadium in the inaugural College Football Playoff title game. Led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota,... more »
  • Buckeyes with the name of Oregon

    January 5, 2015 7:58 PM

    OREGON, OHIO- The mayor of the town of Oregon, Ohio won't budge and changing the name for the college national championship game. The Ohio State Buckeyes face the Oregon Ducks a week from Monday. The mayor of Oregon was asked to change the name to show support and... more »
  • EBRSO K-9 Team wins national championship

    October 29, 2014 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday that the EBRSO K-9 Team took championship honors at the 2014 United States Police Canine Association National Trial. Captain James Broussard and Lt. Steven Whitstine along with K-9 units Indo and Tigo attended 2014 USPCA trials held... more »
  • UConn partying links twin national title victories Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:52 AM

    STORRS, CT - Partying on the UConn campus started Monday and regained momentum Tuesday following a second national championship title in less than 24 hours. The women's basketball team beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth national title. The victory came a day after... more »
  • Florida St coach Fisher signs new deal

    December 31, 2013 2:45 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fl. - Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will remain with the program through 2018 after signing a three-year contract extension. The university made the announcement on Tuesday. Texas reportedly had interest in Fisher replacing coach Mack Brown. The top-ranked Seminoles face Auburn in the BCS championship game Jan. 6.... more »
  • Auburn's Malzahn named AP Coach of the Year

    December 23, 2013 2:14 PM

    AUBURN, Al. - Auburn's Gus Malzahn is the Associated Press coach of the year. Malzahn received the honor Monday after directing one of the biggest turnarounds in college football history. He has led the second-ranked Tigers into the national championship game against No. 1 Florida State. They have gone from... more »
  • Football selection group likely by season's end

    September 25, 2013 8:44 PM

    Members of the selection committee for the College Football Playoff that starts next year will likely be chosen before the end of this regular season. BCS executive director Bill Hancock says conference commissioners working on the selection committee have more vetting to do before the panel is set. The panel... more »
  • Paul Dietzel remembered by coaches, players Play Video

    September 24, 2013 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paul Dietzel was the first coach to bring a national title and a Heisman trophy winner to Baton Rouge. In fact, he was the first LSU coach to propose white jerseys, the "Chinese Bandits," and night games in Tiger Stadium. Dietzel would eventually go to... more »
  • National title chase begins

    August 29, 2013 10:46 AM

    UNDATED - The college football season kicks off tonight with a pair of games involving top 25 teams. No. 6 South Carolina opens up at home against North Carolina in a spotlight event that will showcase the Gamecocks defensive monster Jadeveon Clowney. The 6-foot-6, 274 pound defensive end is considered... more »
  • Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

    January 4, 2013 10:48 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Alabama assistant coach Kirby Smart runs the stingiest defense in the country when it comes to yards allowed, but as he looks at Notre Dame, he sees plenty of reasons for concern. The second-ranked Crimson Tide play the No. 1 Fighting Irish on Monday in the... more »

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