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  • NCAA committee delays plan to fill bowls with losing teams

    November 24, 2015 4:14 PM

    The NCAA football oversight committee will wait until next week to complete a plan for matching sub-.500 teams with bowls if there are not enough bowl-eligible squads to fill 40 games. Seventy-one teams have won at least six games and secured at least a .500 record, the minimum for... more »
  • Alabama defeats LSU 30-16 at Bryant Denny Stadium

    November 7, 2015 8:54 PM

    Tuscaloosa, AL - The Alabama Crimson Tide ended LSU's undefeated season Saturday night with a 30-16 victory over the Tigers at Bryant Denny Stadium. LSU running back Leonard Fournette struggled throughout the night, ending the game with just 31 total rushing yards on 19 carries. Fournette punched in... more »
  • NCAA: College athletes breaking records in graduation rates

    November 4, 2015 1:25 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - College athletes continue to graduate at record rates. The most recent data collected by the NCAA and released Wednesday shows an all-time high 86 percent of athletes from the 2008-09 freshmen class earned degrees within six years. That's up 2 percentage points from last year's record one-year... more »
  • NCAA disassociates college sports from daily fantasy games

    October 21, 2015 3:08 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA has decided not to meet with executives from two popular fantasy game websites as part of a plan to distance itself from the industry. Mark Lewis, the NCAA's executive vice president of championships, informed DraftKings and FanDuel of the decision in a letter sent Tuesday.... more »
  • La.-Lafayette acknowledges NCAA probe, sanctions itself

    October 12, 2015 11:23 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana-Lafayette officials say their football program is under investigation by the NCAA because a former assistant coach allegedly schemed to fraudulently boost certain recruits' standardized test scores. Documents released by the university this week, in response to public records requests by The (Lafayette) Daily Advertiser, allege that... more »
  • Will quarterbacks re-emerge in the Heisman, draft picture?

    October 2, 2015 4:53 PM

    Quarterbacks have won the Heisman Trophy five straight seasons and have been selected first in the NFL Draft five of the last seven years. Those trends might be changing this year. The quarterback position in college football lost plenty of star power with the early departures of Heisman... more »
  • Appeals court rules NCAA in violation of antitrust laws

    September 30, 2015 11:29 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against the NCAA saying its use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan allowing schools to pay athletes up to $5,000. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that... more »
  • 1st look at Ben Simmons in purple and gold check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2015 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a busy, but fun summer for Ben Simmons. The #1 recruit in the country and LSU freshman went to Los Angeles on three separate occasions (once for the ESPY's and twice for elite camps), and now he and his Tiger teammates are about to... more »
  • Southern football reports to fall camp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 3, 2015 12:08 AM

    Baton Rouge - The Southern Jaguars reported to fall camp on Sunday, eager to return to the field after their spring camp was wiped out due to NCAA sanctions. Head coach Dawson Odums welcomed his 95 players as they filled out paperwork, got their equipment and physicals in advance... more »
  • Announced SEC games include 2 LSU night kickoffs

    June 18, 2015 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game times and network designation of 32 Southeastern Conference football games, including a pair of nighttime kickoffs for the LSU Tigers, were announced Thursday on the SEC Network. The games are scheduled across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network with additional selections to be determined... 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 »
  • Louisiana-Lafayette advances to B.R. Super Regionals

    June 1, 2015 5:22 PM

    HOUSTON - Evan Powell's two-run single lifted Louisiana-Lafayette to the Super Regionals with a 5-2 victory over Rice on Monday. Powell's single to left-center field added to RBI singles in the fourth by Tyler Girouard and fifth by Kyle Clement to open up a four-run lead. Louisiana-Lafayette (42-21) will face... more »
  • SEC generates NCAA-record $455.8M in revenue for 2014-15

    May 29, 2015 4:21 PM

    DESTIN, FL - The powerful Southeastern Conference is now the NCAA's richest league. Thanks to the successful debut of the SEC Network, the conference generated an NCAA-record $455.8 million in revenue in 2014-15. The league's revenue was $309.6 million last year. The SEC will distribute $31.2 million to... more »
  • LSU baseball gets No. 2 national seed

    May 25, 2015 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA listed LSU as the second-highest ranked team in the nation Monday as the Tigers prepare for regional play. The Tigers (48-10, 21-8 SEC) were listed just behind the UCLA Bruins (42-13, 22-7 PAC 12) in the rankings and will host a regional for the... more »
  • LSU one of 16 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals

    May 25, 2015 9:49 AM

    OMAHA- Four teams from the Southeastern Conference and three from the Atlantic Coast Conference are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. Defending champion Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida and Texas A&M are the SEC hosts, and the ACC hosts are Louisville, Miami and Florida... more »
  • WCWS Berth at Stake in First Baton Rouge Super Regional for LSU check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 22, 2015 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - After a thrilling comeback that allowed the team to continue its record-breaking season, the No. 8 LSU softball team, seeded fifth overall, returns to Tiger Park for the final time in 2015 to host the No. 16 and 12th-seeded Arizona Wildcats in the 2015 Baton Rouge... more »
  • LSU forces deciding game 7 of softball regional

    May 17, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Softball team forced a winner take all game 7 at the Baton Rouge regional against Arizona State. The Tigers, needing to win two to advance to the super regionals, beat the Sun Devils 5-0 in the first game of the day. The win comes... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics falls on beam, fails to advance to Super Six check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 17, 2015 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Coming into the year for LSU gymnastics, the dream was bringing home the first national title in program history. While those expectations were going to be a challenge, no one expected for the Lady Tigers to not advance to Saturday and the Super Six. That... more »
  • Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

    April 14, 2015 10:41 AM

    Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to college football conferences and schools last season, the most ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series to the first of the College Football Playoff. According to an NCAA report to... more »
  • NCAA Tourney head says refs should have been more patient

    April 8, 2015 5:02 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA vice president of men's basketball Dan Gavitt says the referees Monday night in the national championship game had access to television replays on a crucial play in the last 2 minutes but had already decided to give the ball to Duke when CBS showed a magnified view... more »
  • Connecticut governor: move '16 Final Four unless law changes

    March 30, 2015 6:01 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's governor and UConn's athletic director are calling on the NCAA to consider moving next year's Women's Final Four out of Indianapolis unless changes are made to Indiana's new religious-objections law. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other critics contend the law would allow businesses to deny service... more »
  • NCAA concerned with Indiana religious objections bill

    March 26, 2015 1:31 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. Emmert says the NCAA is watching to see if it could affect student-athletes and employees. The NCAA is located in Indianapolis and the men's basketball tournament's... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics a top seed in NCAA Regional check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's gymnastics team learned they will be one of the top seeds in this year's NCAA Regional Tournament. LSU was ranked fourth nationally, and is the number one seed in the Ames Regional. The team will travel to Iowa for the April 4 Regional, with... more »
  • No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 6 SMU 60-59 on rare 3-pointer

    March 19, 2015 5:01 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his... more »
  • Butler uses late surge to put away Texas 56-48

    March 19, 2015 4:29 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Kellen Dunham scored 20 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with 1:18 to play, to lift sixth-seeded Butler to a 56-48 victory over 11th-seeded Texas in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (23-10) advanced to play third-seeded Notre Dame on Saturday. The Longhorns (20-14) added to a miserable... more »
  • Pace of play not expected to be college football rules issue

    February 9, 2015 4:39 PM

    The NCAA coordinator of college football officials says he does not expect pace of play to be a major topic when the rules committee meets this week. Rogers Redding said Monday the use of technology on the sideline will be a focus during committee meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Redding said... more »
  • Head of NCAA enforcement: Academic misconduct on rise

    January 28, 2015 5:10 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct has been on the rise in college athletics and his department is handling 20 open investigations. Vice president of enforcement Jon Duncan said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press the cases involve both prospective and incoming... more »
  • Shooters find not every basketball is same in college game

    January 27, 2015 2:45 PM

    Unlike the NBA, the NCAA has no uniform game ball for regular-season games. That means a team could be playing with an unfamiliar ball during road games. And in a sport in which "shooter's touch" is part of the lexicon, the feel of the ball can't be minimized. With all... more »
  • House leads Texas A&M past LSU, 67-64

    January 17, 2015 1:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Danuel House scored four of his 18 points in the final 23 seconds, and Texas A&M erased a 13-point second-half deficit for its first road victory this season, 67-64 over LSU on Saturday. Jalen Jones had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Aggies (11-5, 2-2... more »
  • Cajuns' Robinson gets 5th year of football

    December 25, 2014 7:40 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Louisiana-Lafayette wide receiver Jamal Robinson has received a fifth year of eligibility from the NCAA through a medical hardship waiver. Robinson tweeted the news Tuesday. The Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/1xNq2K0 ) the 6-foot-4, 205-pound senior from Slidell injured his meniscus in the game against Louisiana Tech on... more »
  • Off day for NCAA bowls

    December 25, 2014 10:47 AM

    UNDATED - The Bowl barrage takes a break today for Christmas. It resumes tomorrow with three games on the schedule. In the Heart of Dallas Bowl 8-4 Louisiana Tech meets 6-6 Illinois. Rutgers takes a 7-5 mark into the Quick Lane Bowl against 6-6 North Carolina. The St. Petersburg Bowl... more »
  • Grebe kicks Navy to 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl win

    December 24, 2014 2:03 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - Austin Grebe kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1 minute, 27 seconds left and Navy beat San Diego State 17-16 in the sloppy Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday night after Donny Hageman was wide right on a 34-yard field goal attempt with 20 seconds left. Hageman had... more »
  • Judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

    December 17, 2014 6:01 PM

    CHICAGO - A federal judge has rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as too broad. U.S. District Judge John Lee in Chicago issued a 21-page ruling Wednesday denying preliminary approval. He did say the deal could be altered to address his concerns, which include the... more »
  • Kentucky unanimous No. 1 in AP poll, Duke No. 2

    December 8, 2014 1:01 PM

    Kentucky is still No. 1, and this time on top of every ballot. The Wildcats (9-0) became a unanimous No. 1 team in the new AP poll Monday, getting the first-place votes on all 64 ballots cast. Syracuse spent two weeks as a unanimous No. 1 last season. Wisconsin had... more »
  • Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff

    December 7, 2014 11:52 AM

    GRAPEVINE, Texas - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff. Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida... more »
  • Lions turns tables on Tennessee Tech 86-65

    November 27, 2014 8:22 AM

    HAMMOND - Joshua Filmore scored 27 points and Zay Jackson 25, both career highs, as the Southeastern Louisiana scored 52 points in the second half to take an 86-65 victory over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night in the teams' second meeting in three days. The Lions (1-4) picked up their... more »
  • Louisiana-Lafayette drops Oral Roberts 76-52

    November 26, 2014 1:59 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Kasey Shepherd, who missed just one shot all night, scored 22 points to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 76-52 victory over Oral Roberts in the MGM Grand Main Event on Tuesday night. Shepherd, who made 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, was almost perfect as he made... more »
  • Tulane beats Southern University 74-59

    November 26, 2014 1:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jonathan Stark scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists to lead Tulane past Southern University 74-59 on Tuesday night. Stark, Tulane's leading scorer last season at 14.5 per game, entered the contest averaging just 7.3. Tre Drye also scored 14 for Tulane (3-1) and... more »
  • NCAA selects men's Final Four sites for 2017-21

    November 14, 2014 6:18 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA men's basketball championship is going West in 2017. Phoenix is one of five future Final Four sties chosen Friday by the men's basketball committee. The others are San Antonio in 2018, Minneapolis in 2019 and Atlanta in 2020. Indianapolis, where the NCAA is based, will host... more »
  • In college, field goals aren't a sure thing

    November 12, 2014 4:05 PM

    Whenever an NFL kicker attempts a field goal from inside 50 yards these days, success seems inevitable. That isn't the case in college. Just two weeks ago, Duke beat Pittsburgh 51-48 in overtime after Chris Blewitt missed a 26-yard field goal that would have won the game for the Panthers.... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • LSU women's basketball suspends Ballard indefinitely

    November 5, 2014 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell says junior guard Danielle Ballard has been suspended indefinitely from game competition. Caldwell, in a statement Wednesday, said Ballard's suspension occurred after she allegedly violated team rules. Further details were not provided, but the university says Ballard, of Memphis, Tennessee, will... more »
  • Bring on Bama: The Stand check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 3, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's matchup by recapping some of those moments. We begin back in 1958. The game was filled with legends like Bear Bryant, Paul Dietzel, Billy Cannon and the... more »
  • NCAA graduation rates improve as critics cry foul

    October 28, 2014 12:13 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - College athletes are graduating at record numbers and with better rates than non-athletes, according to new statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA. The annual report shows 84 percent of freshmen players who entered school in 2007-08 earned degrees within six years. That's a 2 percentage point increase over... more »
  • 9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

    October 22, 2014 12:51 PM

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - University of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades. Folt took questions from reporters Wednesday after the release of the report by former... more »
  • No. 3 Mississippi State set to host No. 2 Auburn

    October 10, 2014 9:18 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - It wasn't long ago that the mention of the numbers three and two brought sarcastic jokes and eye rolls from fans of Auburn and Mississippi State. Now, they bring a sense of pride. No. 3 Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hosts No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0)... more »
  • Georgia star RB Gurley suspended indefinitely

    October 9, 2014 4:57 PM

    ATHENS, GA - Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules. The school made the announcement Thursday, two days before the No. 13 Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) face No. 23 Missouri (4-1, 1-0) in a crucial Eastern Division... more »
  • No. 11 Mississippi stuns No. 3 Alabama, 23-17

    October 4, 2014 6:58 PM

    OXFORD, Miss. - Bo Wallace threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, and No. 11 Mississippi rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17 on Saturday. Ole Miss (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) has won five games to start the season for... more »
  • Update Southern says Redding was eligible to play vs NSU check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 16, 2014 7:21 PM

    UPDATE 9/17: Southern University released a statement on Wednesday stating that OL Reginald Redding was eligible to play in the Jaguars' game against Northwestern State on Saturday night. The school said in the release that "a misinterpretation of a conversation involving the student-athlete and the SU compliance officer... more »
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

    September 8, 2014 2:40 PM

    University Park, PA - The NCAA has lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The... more »
  • NCAA asks for dismissal of 2 scholarship lawsuits

    September 5, 2014 2:08 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The NCAA and 11 conferences that have played major college football in recent years have filed a motion to dismiss two antitrust lawsuits that accuse the association of illegally capping compensation to athletes. The NCAA announced Thursday night that it has asked Northern California U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

    September 2, 2014 8:51 AM

    LOUISVILLE, KY - Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 Monday night. The victory provided a successful Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Cardinals and to Bobby Petrino's... more »
  • More schools are mixing beer, football at college stadiums

    August 22, 2014 2:01 PM

    Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU... more »
  • Notre Dame coach Kelly calls accountability key

    August 16, 2014 1:50 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty. Kelly said Saturday he was shocked and disappointed to learn about the... more »
  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for Jameis Winston

    August 13, 2014 2:53 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy in consecutive years. Twenty-three underclassmen have won the award, but Ohio State running back Archie Griffin was the only one to capture it twice. Griffin... more »
  • Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

    August 12, 2014 3:00 PM

    The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers. The network will be welcomed by millions of fans of who can't get enough coverage of the most powerful conference in college sports, and SEC officials... more »
  • Slive: College sports in 'historic evolution'

    August 11, 2014 11:19 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says college athletics are "going through a historic evolution." Slive released a statement Monday after a judge's ruling that players in FBS football and Division I men's basketball are entitled to at least $5,000 a year for rights to their names, images... more »
  • Emmert says NCAA will appeal O'Bannon ruling

    August 10, 2014 11:09 AM

    Mark Emmert said Sunday that college sports' largest governing body will appeal Friday's federal court decision that gives athletes a right to some of the millions of dollars they help generate. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled Friday the NCAA must allow football players in FBS schools and Division I... more »
  • O'Bannon ready to keep fighting after beating NCAA

    August 9, 2014 5:43 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Ed O'Bannon knows it's not over, far from it. He's ready for the appeals, and welcomes a challenge to the ruling that could change big-time college sports forever. After five years of battling the NCAA, O'Bannon isn't about to back away from the fight. Not when he... more »
  • Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 9, 2014 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Port Allen High School star Darian Claiborne is on his way to Texas Southern. Port Allen head coach Guy Blanchard confirmed the move to Sports 2 Saturday afternoon. Claiborne has been told he will be able to play starting this season for the Tigers.... more »
  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    August 8, 2014 5:37 PM

    A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in... more »
  • Coach Les Miles for NCAA changes to top conferences check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 7, 2014 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Coach Les Miles seems to be all for sweeping changes in top-tier college athletic conferences. ""I think it's imperative," he said. "I think there's an equity issue." Thursday, the NCAA board of directors voted to restructure how schools and conferences govern themselves, prompting big changes... more »
  • Mills, Harris move to 'veterans' practice check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles made it clear to media members Monday evening. Freshman participating in the "veterans" morning practice didn't necessarily mean those selected few were on a fast track to significant playing time this fall. Even so, it does give a glimpse of... more »
  • Southern's first practice forced indoors check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 1, 2014 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars had every intention of starting their first practice of the fall in AW Mumford Stadium...mother nature had other plans. Because of the slick conditions on the field, head coach Dawson Odums brought practice inside to prevent injury. So what do the Jags... more »
  • Tigers ranked No. 13 in preseason coaches poll

    August 1, 2014 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team comes into the 2014 season ranked No. 13 in the Amway Coaches Poll for its second-straight season. The Tigers have made an appearance in the yearly preseason coaches poll for 14 consecutive seasons which encompasses the past decade of action under Coach... more »
  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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