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  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon Play Video

    July 29, 2014 8:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern fans have endured a roller coaster year with their sports teams. While the Jaguars won five SWAC titles, they also had the NCAA hammer brought on them by banning them from postseason play. "We've been working on this now for 15 months, so optimism... more »
  • High schools may benefit from concussion settlement Play Video

    July 29, 2014 3:12 PM

    ST. AMANT - After nearly a year of talks, the NCAA has agreed to settle a head injury lawsuit worth millions of dollars. The NCAA plans to create a $70 million fund to test current and former athletes for brain injuries. The organization will also implement a single return-to-play... more »
  • NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

    July 29, 2014 8:09 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds... more »
  • Plans proceeding for McNeese basketball arena

    July 28, 2014 9:47 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University Athletic Director Bruce Hemphill says McNeese's plans for building an on-campus basketball arena are "moving forward quickly." Hemphill tells The American Press (http://bit.ly/1mUplDE ) that the school has secured financing for the project and signed contracts with a local architect. A start date has... 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 »
  • SEC players mostly leave lobbying to others

    July 17, 2014 4:45 PM

    HOOVER, AL - Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform. Not that they're complaining. Players at SEC Media Days this week were mostly pleased about the trend toward a few more perks - including scholarships that would... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Crowe keeps Gamecocks alive

    June 1, 2014 3:48 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Freshman Wil Crowe tossed a four-hitter in his first NCAA tournament start to keep South Carolina alive in the Columbia Regional with a 9-0 victory over Campbell on Sunday. The Gamecocks (44-17) will face Maryland, which broke South Carolina's 28-game home winning streak in NCAA tournament play... more »
  • Kentucky beats Kansas; will face Louisville

    June 1, 2014 3:02 PM

    LOUISVILLE - Jacob Moylan doubled in two runs as Kentucky scored seven times in the first four innings, and then held on to eliminate Kansas 8-6 and set up a matchup with rival Louisville in the NCAA regionals on Sunday. The Wildcats (37-24) are 2-0 this year against the Cardinals.... 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 to face Louisville in NCAA Tourney

    May 11, 2014 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After putting a cap on a strong end to the regular season, the No. 25 LSU Tiger softball team learned where it was headed on Sunday night as the NCAA announced the sites for the 2014 Division I Softball Tournament, as the team will travel to desert... more »
  • Aaron and Andrew Harrison staying at Kentucky

    April 25, 2014 2:22 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky twin freshman guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison will return for a second season to a stocked Wildcats squad coming off an NCAA championship game appearance. Both had been mentioned as possible NBA first-round draft picks after leading Kentucky's remarkable march through the NCAA tournament. Aaron Harrison's... more »
  • NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

    April 24, 2014 2:58 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS- The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting power in changing rules within the organization. The changes would allow the wealthiest schools to adopt some legislation on their own, including provisions for money beyond what... more »
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay Play Video

    April 22, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention. After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars probation status with... more »
  • LSU's Courville claims individual championship

    April 20, 2014 3:32 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - A day after helping LSU achieve its highest finish at the NCAA Gymnastics Team Finals(also known as the "Super Six"), junior Rheagan Courville locked up her second straight vault national championship. The title was LSU's tenth national championship in school history. Courville shares the title... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics advances to NCAA 'Super Six' Round

    April 18, 2014 5:25 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The LSU Gymnastics Team didn't score, but didn't need, one of their higher scores to advance after the first day of NCAA competition Friday afternoon. The Tigers scored a 197.100, behind Oklahoma and Georgia(two teams they have already beaten this year), to advance to the NCAA... more »
  • NCAA Women's Final gets high TV rating

    April 9, 2014 9:55 PM

    BRISTOL, Conn. - The championship game between two undefeated teams drew the highest television rating for women's basketball in a decade. UConn's 79-58 win over Notre Dame on ESPN on Tuesday earned a 2.8 rating. That's the best since a 3.5 for the UConn-Tennessee final in 2004. The Huskies' big... more »
  • Police fire pepper spray at students after game Play Video

    March 30, 2014 10:56 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police say they shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss in the NCAA tournament. Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan says there were no immediate... more »
  • SEC showing its depth in NCAA women's tournament

    March 27, 2014 9:46 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference is flexing its muscles in the women's NCAA tournament. With five teams in the Sweet 16 the SEC is looking to end its five-year absence from the Final Four. This is the first year at least five SEC teams have reached the regional... more »
  • NCAA 'disappointed' with Northwestern union ruling

    March 26, 2014 5:08 PM

    CHICAGO - The NCAA says it's "disappointed" by a federal agency's ruling that Northwestern University football players can form the nation's first college athletes' union. The organization issued a statement on its website after Wednesday's landmark ruling by a regional director of National Labor Relations Board that players are deemed... more »
  • Vols play their way from bubble to Sweet 16

    March 25, 2014 7:44 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - The do-or-die nature of the NCAA tournament is nothing new to Tennessee. Tennessee (24-12) has been playing with virtually no margin for error since late February after splitting its first 14 Southeastern Conference games. That made the Volunteers primed for the postseason once they earned an NCAA... more »
  • LSU's Moncrief hurts knee

    March 23, 2014 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU guard Raigyne Moncrief has an apparent left knee injury that has forced her from the Lady Tigers' first-round NCAA tournament game against Georgia Tech on Sunday. Moncrief's knee appeared to buckle, and she crumbled to the floor, as she drove into the paint with... more »
  • 5 OT games most in NCAA Tournament round of 64

    March 21, 2014 10:46 PM

    With four games still to be completed, the NCAA tournament's round of 64 has never had this many games go to overtime. When Stephen F. Austin made an improbable rally to force OT against VCU in San Diego, it was the fifth overtime game of what is now called the... more »
  • Top-seeded Florida pulls away, beats Albany 67-55

    March 20, 2014 6:56 PM

    ORLANDO, Fl. - Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, most of them on dunks, and top-seeded Florida used a second-half surge to beat No. 16 seed Albany 67-55 in the NCAA tournament Thursday. The Gators (33-2) showed some vulnerability, though, while extending their school-record winning streak to 27 games. Coach Billy... more »
  • Obama picks Michigan St. as men's basketball champ

    March 19, 2014 12:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men's basketball championship over defending champion Louisville. In what has become an annual March Madness tradition at the White House, Obama filled out a bracket in a segment broadcast on ESPN Wednesday. Florida and Arizona rounded out... more »
  • Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA's 'unlawful cartel'

    March 17, 2014 1:07 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the eve of the NCAA men's Division I basketball tournament, its... more »
  • LSU opens spring practice

    March 8, 2014 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has opened spring football practice with some players at new positions and a couple of regulars sitting out while recovering from offseason surgeries. Senior defensive end Jermauria Rasco is recovering from shoulder procedures and junior safety Corey Thompson from knee surgery. Coach Les Miles said after... more »
  • Jags basketball will play in SWAC tourney

    March 1, 2014 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A ruling from the Southwestern Athletic Conference will allow the Southern University men's and women's basketball will be allowed to play in the SWAC tournament. This comes after the decision earlier this week from the NCAA to ban the Jaguars from postseason play. The SWAC... more »
  • Bielema says expect slow-down proposal to pass

    February 21, 2014 1:51 PM

    SEARCY, Ar. - Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says he expects a much-scrutinized proposal to prohibit snapping the ball until at least 10 seconds run off the 40-second play clock to pass when the NCAA playing rules oversight panel votes on March 6. Bielema, speaking to the media before a meeting... more »
  • NCAA: Southern has a lot of work to do

    February 21, 2014 7:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA says Southern University has a "significant amount of work" to do before its athletic programs can become eligible for post-season play, but the university hopes to get that work done in time for its basketball teams to compete in conference and NCAA tournaments. An NCAA... more »
  • Fans: Threat of Southern post season ban isn't fair Play Video

    February 13, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA could ban all Southern University teams from post season play over a paperwork problem. Individual sports teams like football and basketball have received post season bans in the past, but this time, all athletic teams are at risk. "It's devastating to the school,... more »
  • Southern athletics face eligibility crisis Play Video

    February 13, 2014 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University athletics officials announced Thursday that all their teams are banned from post-season play, until they can correct paperwork for athletic eligibility. Southern athletics officials said they were notified about the issues in December and had been working to supply the NCAA with more and... more »
  • UCF unstoppable in Fiesta Bowl

    January 2, 2014 7:23 AM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Baylor's first BCS bowl appearance was a big-time bust. The sixth-ranked Bears, a 17-point favorite in the Fiesta Bowl at kickoff, never led against No. 15 Central Florida in a stinging 52-42 loss Wednesday night. This was supposed to be the most one-sided of all the BCS... more »
  • Southern defends Monday's 104-point win Play Video

    December 31, 2013 7:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern basketball woke up today to criticism from several national media outlets questioning why the Jaguars scheduled, then beat Champion Baptist College by 104 points Monday night. Some of that criticism even came from CBC's own head coach Eric Capaci, who questioned why Southern would keep... more »
  • Southern sets NCAA record vs Champion Baptist

    December 30, 2013 10:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern set an NCAA record by scoring the first 44 points of the game en route to a 116-12 rout of Champion Baptist College on Monday. The Jaguars (4-9) broke the all-divisions record that used to be held when Seton Hall scored the first 34 points against... more »
  • LSU passes UAB test, 86-63

    December 21, 2013 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The UAB Blazers came into Saturday's game leading the country in rebounds - while they did out-rebound LSU(48-39), it wouldn't matter as the Tigers cruised to the 86-63 win. Leading all scorers was Johnny O'Bryant III with 17 points and five rebounds, Jordan Mickey added 12... more »
  • SLU penalized by NCAA over ineligibility

    December 11, 2013 7:30 AM

    HAMMOND - The NCAA is penalizing Southeastern Louisiana for a lack of institutional control after 137 athletes over five years were allowed to compete in sports while academically ineligible. The penalties, announced Tuesday by the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions, include scholarship reductions in football, men's and women's... more »
  • Former Mizzou football players latest to sue NCAA

    December 5, 2013 2:41 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Two former Missouri football players are suing the NCAA in federal court over head injuries they suffered decades ago, joining a cascade of recent lawsuits against college sports' governing body related to traumatic brain injuries. Tony Van Zant and Sharron Washington filed the suit Tuesday. Both played... more »
  • Alabama football party shooting

    December 3, 2013 10:46 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
  • Delta bumps passengers for UF men's basketball team

    December 3, 2013 8:39 AM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla.- On one of the busiest flying days of the year, Delta Air Lines canceled an Atlanta-bound commercial flight from Gainesville Regional Airport to accommodate the University of Florida men's basketball team. The team's charter plane was grounded Sunday afternoon by maintenance issues. The team was heading to Storrs,... more »
  • LSU Women's Basketball inks talented New Orleans guard

    November 13, 2013 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU women's basketball head coach Nikki Caldwell has received the National Letter of Intent from Ursuline Academy-New Orleans guard Jenna Deemer as part of the NCAA early signing period, it was announced on Wednesday. Deemer, a 5-foot-7 guard, will play for the Lady Tigers beginning with... more »
  • Mississippi tries to return to NCAA tournament

    November 1, 2013 8:52 AM

    JACKSON, Miss.- Mississippi's Marshall Henderson will eventually be back to help the Rebels try to make the NCAA tournament for a second straight season. It's unclear if he'll have enough help around him to make that a reality. The Rebels are coming off one of the most successful seasons in... more »
  • NCAA restructuring now moves to steering committee

    October 30, 2013 2:29 PM

    After getting input from athletes, athletic directors and conference commissioners, among others, on how to restructure the NCAA, it is up to a seven-person committee to come up with proposals that can be presented to the entire membership in January. Nathan Hatch, chair of the NCAA's board of directors and... more »
  • NCAA women's tourney returning to Baton Rouge

    October 9, 2013 8:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center has been selected as an early round host site for the 2014 women's NCAA tournament. This will mark the third-straight season Baton Rouge has hosted first- and second-round games. The tournament's first two rounds will be played at 16 sites around the... more »
  • NCAA women's tourney returning to PMAC

    October 9, 2013 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center has been selected as an early round host sight for the 2014 women's NCAA tournament. This will mark the third-straight season Baton Rouge has hosted first- and second-round games. The tournament's first two rounds will be played at 16 sites around the country... more »
  • Football targeting calls get automatic review

    October 4, 2013 1:07 PM

    UNDATED - Officials will now stop games immediately to review whether players should be ejected under the NCAA's new targeting rule. This season, the NCAA changed the penalty for targeting defenseless players with a hit to the head by adding an ejection to the 15-yard penalty. Players who are ejected... more »
  • EA Sports to halt college football game amid suits

    September 26, 2013 4:39 PM

    NEW YORK - EA Sports says it will not publish a college football video game next year. The company had initially vowed to maintain the franchise after the NCAA decided in July to ends its contract to lend its logo to the game. But since then, several college conferences have... 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 »
  • NCAA trainers make mental health recommendations

    September 25, 2013 10:53 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS- The National Athletic Trainers Association wants universities to treat the mental health of athletes every bit as seriously as their physical well-being. On Wednesday at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, the organization offered a set of guidelines it wants all schools to adopt. The recommendations include plans for early detection,... more »
  • Slive: NCAA rules on agents 'part of the problem'

    September 19, 2013 9:46 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is critical of the NCAA's rules governing agents, saying they "are part of the problem" and not the solution. The commissioner told The Associated Press Thursday his hopes for total revamping of "the rules and regulations as they relate to agents" never... more »
  • Yahoo: 5 SEC stars received payouts during career

    September 11, 2013 9:06 PM

    A report says five Southeastern Conference players received impermissible benefits during their college careers, including former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker. Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that text messages and financial records show former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis was a go-between for NFL agents and financial advisers for Fluker, Tennessee... more »
  • Former football players sue NCAA over concussions

    September 4, 2013 10:13 AM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Three former college football players are suing the NCAA, saying it failed to educate them about the risks of concussions and did not do enough to prevent, diagnose and treat brain injuries. Chris Walker and Ben Martin, who played for Tennessee from 2007-2011, and Dan Ahern, who... more »
  • At least 6 targeting ejections in opening weekend

    September 2, 2013 2:41 PM

    UNDATED - The NCAA's new penalties for targeting resulted in at least a half dozen ejections, including one that was overturned by video replay, during the first weekend of the college football season. NCAA coordinator of officials Rogers Redding says official totals on the number of targeting penalties would... more »
  • Cajuns, Hudspeth confident after pair of bowl wins

    August 15, 2013 12:53 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana-Lafayette hardly resembles the downtrodden program that coach Mark Hudspeth took over in 2011. The Ragin' Cajuns have won the last two New Orleans Bowls, marking the first consecutive bowl wins in school history. Hudspeth also has posted ULL's first back-to-back nine-win seasons. But one thing has been... more »
  • Conferences end licensing deals with EA Sports

    August 14, 2013 3:54 PM

    UNDATED - The Big Ten, Pac-12 and Southeastern are following the NCAA's lead and will no longer allow EA Sports to use league logos in its college football video games. The NCAA announced last month it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next... more »
  • Southern's Banks recognized as Louisiana's top college coach in 2013

    July 29, 2013 11:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Roman Banks, from Southern University, has been named the Outstanding College Coach of the Year for the State of Louisiana and Archbishop Rummel's Jay Roth, has been selected as the Outstanding Prep Coach of the Year for Louisiana. Both coaches will be recognized at the Greater New... more »
  • Slive: Bullish on potential changes in NCAA

    July 16, 2013 2:22 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says "important questions need to be answered" in the NCAA's governing structure over college athletics. Slive used part of his annual address opening SEC media days Tuesday to reiterate his push for athletes to receive the total cost of attendance and stress... more »
  • College sports receive B grade in diversity report

    July 10, 2013 10:29 AM

    A new study gives college sports a B grade for racial and gender hiring practices, though the overall numbers have dipped slightly from last year. The 2012 College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card was issued Wednesday by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.... more »
  • NCAA gives Baylor's Mulkey one-game suspension

    July 2, 2013 1:31 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA has given Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey a one-game suspension for criticizing the officiating following her team's loss to Louisville in the national championship tournament earlier this year. The NCAA also issued a public reprimand Tuesday and said it was withholding Baylor's team championship per... more »
  • Women's quarters on tap

    July 2, 2013 10:20 AM

    LONDON - Less than 24 hours after knocking top-seed and defending champ Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, Sabine Lisicki made quick work of Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 in 61 minutes. The 23rd-seeded Lisicki advanced to her second Wimbledon semifinal, where she'll play the winner of a quarterfinal between No. 4... more »
  • ACC agrees to deal with Pinstripe Bowl

    June 24, 2013 5:50 PM

    NEW YORK - The Atlantic Coast Conference has reached an agreement to send a team to the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. The deal announced Monday by the Yankees will begin in 2014. The Pinstripe Bowl announced a similar agreement with the Big Ten earlier this month. ACC Commissioner John... more »
  • NCAA falls short of overturning live scouting ban

    June 22, 2013 11:04 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA will ban coaches from scouting future opponents at most live games in all sports. The legislation, originally passed in January, fell short of being overridden this week by the full membership. Though a majority of eligible Division I schools that cast votes, 154 of the 279,... more »
  • Hearing today in student-athlete pay lawsuit

    June 20, 2013 10:15 AM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Lawyers for former student athletes are seeking to turn their lawsuit against the NCAA over compensation into a class action representing thousands of collegiate competitors. A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in Oakland this afternoon. If the lawsuit is turned into class action and... more »
  • UCLA ties it up 1-1 in the 6th inning

    June 16, 2013 8:48 PM

    OMAHA, Ne. - The Bruins respond in the top of the sixth inning with a bunt-single brought home by a sacrifice fly. UCLA & LSU are now tied at 1-1 heading to the bottom of the sixth inning. The run was scored as an unearned run for LSU pitcher... more »
  • Katz busts through (1-0 LSU 5th inning)

    June 16, 2013 8:28 PM

    OMAHA, Ne. - Not many fly balls clear the fence at TD Ameritrade Park, but not all of them have been hit by Mason Katz. The Tiger senior first baseman put the first run of the ballgame on the board, giving LSU the lead 1-0. Katz was 2-for-17 before... more »
  • Nola dealing, score still 0-0 in 4th inning

    June 16, 2013 8:17 PM

    OMAHA, Ne. - Aaron Nola brought his "A" game to the College World Series. After allowing only his second base runner of the game, Nola struck out UCLA batter Kevin Williams to end the top of the fourth inning. The talented sophomore has two strikeouts, allowed two hits and... more »
  • Scoreless after two innings

    June 16, 2013 7:48 PM

    OMAHA, Ne. - The first game of the College World Series has brought out the best in the two starting pitchers. LSU's Aaron Nola retired Bruin bats 1-2-3 in the second inning, and UCLA's Adam Plutko has only allowed two Tiger base runners. The Tigers and Bruins head to... more »
  • NCAA APR again hits schools with lesser resources

    June 11, 2013 3:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Eighteen Division I teams will miss the postseason, and another 18 squads in men's basketball and nine other college sports will trade practice time for remedial classroom sessions under NCAA academic progress reports released Tuesday. Poor Academic Progress Rate scores mean postseason bans in 2013-14 for teams... more »
  • Tigers add more insurance, up 4-1 in 6th inning

    June 8, 2013 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Even a weather delay couldn't cool off the Tiger batters, as LSU added one more run in the top of the sixth inning to take a 4-1 lead. Ty Ross used a safety squeeze bunt to bring home Raph Rhymes in exchange for the second out... more »
  • Weather delay ends at 8:20pm

    June 8, 2013 8:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 52-minute weather delay is over at Alex Box Stadium, as both teams have taken to the field to finish Game 2 of the Baton Rouge Regional. LSU starter Ryan Eades will not return, and Will Lamarche will take the mound for the Tigers once play... more »
  • LSU extends lead to 3-1

    June 8, 2013 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jared Foster singled home Jacoby Jones for the Tigers' third run of the ballgame, extending the LSU lead to 3-1 over the Sooners. Tiger starter Ryan Eades seems to have settled down with a 1-2-3 inning to close out the fourth. The tarp could be... more »
  • LSU takes the lead, 2-1 in 3rd inning

    June 8, 2013 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers pulled aheda of Oklahoma in the second inning on a hard-hit RBI single by National Freshman of the Year Alex Bregman, plating Mark Laird from third base. Laird led off the inning with a double, but the lanky freshman made it to third base on... more »
  • Tigers offense responds, ties the score 1-1

    June 8, 2013 6:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers offense waited until the bottom of the eighth inning to get on the scoreboard, but the Bayou Bengals didn't wait that long Saturday night to get the bats going. Jacoby Jones came up with another RBI hit, this time scoring Raph Rhymes to... more »
  • LSU falls behind early, 1-0

    June 8, 2013 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU, a day after holding OU scoreless for nine innings, allowed their first run of the Super Regionals to Oklahoma. The first-inning Max white RBI single put the Sooners ahead 1-0. Ryan Eades got the start for the Tigers and induced a double play to end... more »
  • LSU ready to punch Omaha ticket

    June 8, 2013 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a 2-0 win over Oklahoma in Friday's opening game, the LSU Tigers will try to punch their ticket to Omaha's College World Series with a win on Saturday. The Tigers will start recent MLB second-round pick Ryan Eades on the mound versus the Sooners. ... more »
  • Tigers first on the scoreboard

    June 7, 2013 8:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The Tigers have broken through for the first run of the ball game with a Tyler Moore RBI double to bring Jacoby Jones. LSU had been held scoreless through the first seven innings by Jonathan Gray, the third overall pick in MLB's 2013 Draft. Jones stroked a... more »
  • Bats silent through 5 innings

    June 7, 2013 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Both pitchers came in highly advertised, and both pitchers have lived up to the billing. Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray and LSU's Aaron Nola have combined to allow only three hits and no runs. OU's starting pitcher, Gray, was the third pick of the Major League Baseball draft... more »
  • Still scoreless after 3 innings

    June 7, 2013 6:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Oklahoma and LSU move to the fourth inning with no score on the board. Both Aaron Nola and Jonathan Gray have been cruising. Nola has allowed two base runnes(one hit batter, one hit allowed). Gray currently has a no-hitter through three innings. For more updates,... more »
  • LSU & OU knotted at 0-0 (2nd inning)

    June 7, 2013 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Super Regionals started off with defense and pitching, with both star pitchers retiring the side to move to the second inning scoreless. LSU's starter Aaron Nola had one strikeout to start off the ball game. Oklahoma touts the third pick in the Major League Baseball... more »
  • Tailgating early for LSU game Play Video

    June 7, 2013 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball game has been on the minds of sports fans all week. The LSU Tigers will take on the Oklahoma Sooners tonight for the first game of the Baton Rouge Super Regional. The game at Alex Box Stadium is sold out, but tailgaters, tickets... more »
  • NCAA penalizes MSU for recruiting violations

    June 7, 2013 10:42 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - The NCAA has put Mississippi State's football program on probation for two years and cut two scholarships for the upcoming year for infractions that included recruiting violations. Former assistant coach Angelo Mirando, who resigned on Aug. 19 just days before the school announced the NCAA's investigation, was... more »
  • LSU takes on Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional play

    June 7, 2013 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The No. 4 LSU Tigers open NCAA Super Regional play today against No. 14 Oklahoma with the home field advantage. The Tigers (55-9) face off against the Sooners (43-19) at 6 p.m. after earning a record-setting 48 regular season wins. The game will be televised on... more »
  • NCAA 'pleased' lawsuit by Pa. governor thrown out

    June 6, 2013 10:20 AM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - The NCAA says it's "exceedingly pleased" that a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against it by Pennsylvania's governor over penalties against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky. College sports' governing body responded Thursday, hours after U.S. Middle District Judge Yvette Kane dismissed the anti-trust... more »
  • Standing room only tickets available for purchase Thursday

    June 5, 2013 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A very limited number of all-session Standing Room Only ticket books for the NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional will go on sale to the public on Thursday at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.LSUtix.net, over the phone at (225)578-2184 or toll free at... more »
  • Tickets available now for Super Regional at LSU

    June 3, 2013 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU doesn't know yet exactly when they'll face their next opponent in the NCAA Tournament, but tickets are available now for season ticket holders. The Tigers will face Oklahoma in the Super Regionals, which LSU is also hosting, either Friday or Saturday. An announcement could come... more »

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