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  • #13 LSU rallies for come-from-behind win over #14 Wisconsin

    August 31, 2014 1:22 AM

    HOUSTON - The LSU Tigers extended their FBS record winning streak in regular season non-conference games to 46 by rallying to beat Wisconsin 28-24 on Saturday night. For much of the first three quarters, a win did not seem like a likely outcome. The Tigers, according to head... more »
  • Game day for LSU: What to watch for

    August 30, 2014 11:26 AM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - The long wait is over for Tiger fans across the country, as the Bayou Bengals will take the field for the first time in 241 days. For the Tigers and Badgers, it will be their first game of the College Football playoff era. The Tigers come in... more »
  • Jennings to start at quarterback vs Wisconsin Play Video

    August 29, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As expected, LSU head coach will go with his more experienced player - Anthony Jennings - to start at quarterback for the Tigers season-opener against Wisconsin: the only question now is how will Jennings and Brandon Harris share playing time on Saturday against the Badgers? Jennings... more »
  • Ole Miss opens season with 35-13 victory over Boise State

    August 28, 2014 11:32 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night. Shaking off Wallace's three first-half interceptions, the Rebels (1-0) got the victory before a sparse crowd in the... more »
  • Texas A&M routs South Carolina in SEC opener

    August 28, 2014 11:22 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak. Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in... more »
  • The big game on the big stage is where Tigers thrive Play Video

    August 25, 2014 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game week is a welcomed sight for the LSU Tigers, especially when it involves a big game early. In recent years, LSU defeated North Carolina, Oregon, and TCU in primetime neutral-site openers. Each of those years resulted in at least ten wins. It's easy... more »
  • LSU hopes for continued success vs mobile QB's Play Video

    August 22, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers have a good track record against mobile quarterbacks...which should come in handy in week one vs Wisconsin. The Badgers named their starting quarterback Friday with Tanner McEvoy taking the reigns. While he is 6'6" and 220 pounds, the transfer QB isn't afraid... more »
  • Behind the Scenes: LSU uniforms changing? Play Video

    August 20, 2014 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the finale of the series, Sports 2's Brian Holland takes you behind the scenes and into the LSU equipment room to show you how the Tigers dress out for the big game. While some teams like to use new, flashy uniforms, LSU leans towards a... more »
  • SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    August 20, 2014 3:27 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums. Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."... more »
  • Southeastern benefits from 3 LSU transfers Play Video

    August 19, 2014 7:07 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern football team has its sights set on an FCS championship this year, and their defense could get a big boost as three defensive backs from LSU have joined the team and will play this season. Derrick Raymond, Micah Eugene and JQ Sandolph have all traded... more »
  • 1 on 1 with LSU freshman safety Jamal Adams Play Video

    August 17, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hailing from Texas as one of the best safety recruits in the country, LSU freshman Jamal Adams appears to be in line to continue the Tigers great run of elite defensive backs. LSU head coach Les Miles has spoken highly of Adams, telling the media that... more »
  • Mettenberger's return to the Bayou state Play Video

    August 16, 2014 11:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Zach Mettenberger was cheered as he stepped in front of a Louisiana crowd on a Louisiana field, but even he didn't expect such a warm ovation as the visiting quarterback when the Tennessee Titans faced the New Orleans Saints on Friday. Mettenberger, the former LSU star... more »
  • LSU improves in 2nd fall camp scrimmage

    August 16, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team held its second preseason scrimmage Saturday afternoon in Tiger Stadium and head coach Les Miles says he's starting to see the progress. The Tigers ran roughly 120 snaps according to Miles, with the candidates for starting quarterback totalling 20 completions on 45... more »
  • MSU says it will spend $40 million on stadium

    August 12, 2014 4:43 PM

    STARKVILLE, Ms. - Mississippi State says it will spend $40 million on renovations to its baseball facilities. The plan for Dudy Noble Field, which was released on Tuesday, has a double-tiered grandstand with chair-back seating, an elevated concourse that circles the playing field, improved field lighting, a high-definition video board... 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 »
  • LSU defensive tackle Thomas likely out for season

    August 8, 2014 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got their first bite of the injury bug this fall camp, and it comes at an already-thin position as defensive tackle Quentin Thomas is likely out for the season with a torn biceps. Thomas was one of the few veterans with playing experience... more »
  • LSU equipment team helps get Tigers ready for practice, gamedays Play Video

    August 7, 2014 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - They're the team behind the LSU football team, but their job is no less important. The Tigers equipment team spends long days at the office preparing the equipment each team member will use during practice and on gamedays: they're also constantly updating their supplies. Sports2's... more »
  • LSU football not the only Tigers program with 5 star freshman

    August 5, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jorian Baucom signed her National Letter of Intent with the LSU Tigers in February as one of the most feared striker recruits in the country in the Class of 2014, and she has already been recognized among the NCAA's top rookies as one of 11 players nationwide... more »
  • Mills, Harris move to 'veterans' practice 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 »
  • Tigers check in for fall practice Play Video

    August 3, 2014 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While the LSU football checked in to their apartments Sunday to get ready for fall practice the next morning, the Tiger quarterbacks are gearing up for a fall camp battle. Anthony Jennings(sophomore) and Brandon Harris(freshman) will be start their open competition for the starting gig Monday... more »
  • Magee's moment at LSU Play Video

    July 28, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Terrence Magee has watched teammates at his position bask in the spotlight, have breakout seasons and move on to the pros and now that it's Magee's turn it seems the spotlight has already passed to a true freshman - not that Magee seems to... more »
  • Tigers shine at Cape Cod League All-Star game

    July 27, 2014 10:58 PM

    BOURNE, MA - Chris Chinea hit a home run for the West team in the Cape Cod League All-Star game Sunday night, and he wasn't the only LSU Tiger with a great game. The West won 5-0 on the strength of Chinea, Connor Hale (who produced 2 hits and... more »
  • New look for Tiger Stadium Play Video

    July 22, 2014 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The local media got a preview of Tiger Stadium's south side additions project Tuesday afternoon. The construction project, which started after the final game of the regular season, is set to finish on time in the middle of August. Two screens, thousands of seats, a... more »
  • Best of SEC media days Play Video

    July 20, 2014 11:19 PM

    HOOVER, AL - Another year of SEC media days is in the books, but once again, it provided plenty of great moments. From Nick Saban playing nice with the media to Les Miles telling reporters (once again) about his special gameday culinary preference, media days offered an array of... more »
  • Vitter wants clean slate of overseers after Ponzi victims get no help

    July 18, 2014 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In another blow to people who lost around $1 billion in a Ponzi scheme, the SEC lost its appeal to recoup money for victims of R. Allen Stanford. Stanford was convicted and sentenced in 2012 of using investors money to fund companies that went out of business.... 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 »
  • Best in the West:: Defensive Backs Play Video

    July 12, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a talented, veteran group returning in 2014, the Texas A&M Aggies could produce one of the most improved defensive back groups in the country next year, and the group could turn out to be the best in the SEC West. Led by Deridder native Deshazor... 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 »
  • Amedisys: SEC ends Medicare-related investigation

    July 8, 2014 10:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended. The Baton Rouge-based home health care and hospice services provider had announced the investigation in June 2010 and said then that it... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
  • LSU linebacker Beckwith ready for breakout sophomore season Play Video

    July 6, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Kendell Beckwith dreams of making plays on the field for LSU in 2014. "I walk around and dream of what I can do to beat the lineman and make big plays and just hear the crowd go crazy," Beckwith said. Beckwith was a 4 star... more »
  • Fresh faces hoping to make an impact for LSU Play Video

    July 6, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the departure of several key players on the hardwood for LSU, recruits and transfers coming into the program are going to have to pick up the slack. Keith Hornsby and Josh Gray are two transfers who both hope to fill the big shoes of departed... more »
  • Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez begins year of royalty Play Video

    July 3, 2014 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - She's an LSU Tiger, an SEC Champion pole vaulter and last weekend, she landed the coveted crown. Lacey Sanchez beat out a field of 32 contestants to become the new Miss Louisiana. The Baton Rouge native visited 2une In Thursday morning to talk about the competition... more »
  • Notre Dame-Georgia to play in 2017, 2019

    June 25, 2014 5:04 PM

    SOUTH BEND, In. - Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs will play in South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017, while the Irish will play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. The top-ranked Bulldogs beat the... more »
  • Elbert Robinson could have instant impact for LSU hoops Play Video

    June 24, 2014 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Elbert Robinson stands in rarefied air as a 7 foot center for the LSU men's basketball team, but no matter what expectations might come Robinson's way, the Tigers freshman says he expects even more of himself. Robinson was a target of Johnny Jones since Jones was... more »
  • Ole Miss blows game open 10-4 (9th inning)

    June 9, 2014 6:31 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns haven't been to the College World Series since 2000 - the Rebels haven't visited since 1972. One of the teams, however, will punch their ticket in the showdown Monday night for the right to go to Omaha. After falling behind 3-1 in the... more »
  • Former Port Allen star Claiborne accused of armed robbery, dismissed from Texas A&M

    June 3, 2014 11:09 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Linebacker Darian Claiborne and defensive lineman Isaiah Golden have been dismissed from the Texas A&M football team. The dismissal comes after both players were arrested on drug charges in the last few months. Coach Kevin Sumlin says: "These two individuals have failed to meet the... 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 »
  • Florida beats Baylor, advances to title series

    June 1, 2014 4:27 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Hannah Rogers pitched a complete game to help Florida defeat Baylor 6-3 on Sunday and advanced to the Women's College World Series national championship best-of-three series. Florida (53-12), which beat Baylor 11-0 Thursday on the opening day of competition, took a 5-0 lead Sunday in the top... 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 »
  • Championship Sunday

    June 1, 2014 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today could be Championship Sunday for the LSU Tigers baseball team. Head coach Paul Mainieri said one week ago, "I just love the idea of a team going to bed at night and knowing that when they wake up they will be playing for a championship."... more »
  • LSU beats University of Houston 5-1

    May 31, 2014 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC Pitcher of the Year Aaron Nola retired 18 of the final 19 batters he faced, only allowing one earned run on four hits in the Tigers' 5-1 win Saturday night over the Houston Cougars. Sean McMullen started off the top of the second innig with... 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 baseball will face Florida in SEC tournament final

    May 24, 2014 7:19 PM

    HOOVER, AL - The LSU baseball team earned its second run-rule win of the SEC tournament, and the Tigers advanced to the championship game with a 11-1 win over Arkansas on Saturday in Hoover, AL. The Tigers will face top-seeded Florida, who beat Kentucky 6-5 in the other semifinal.... more »
  • LSU to face Vanderbilt in SEC tourney today

    May 20, 2014 10:04 PM

    HOOVER, AL - Vanderbilt won its opening round game at the SEC baseball tournament on Tuesday, setting up a Wednesday morning game with LSU. The Tigers will start Jared Poche' (8-3, 2.29 ERA) while the Commodores will throw Jared Miller (6-1, 3.88 ERA). Poche' took a loss against... more »
  • Pitching by the numbers: LSU pitchers discuss importance of the pitch count Play Video

    May 15, 2014 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team has been led all year by All-American pitcher Aaron Nola. Nola and the rest of the staff, though, are guided the an age-old mantra of working the pitch count. Tigers pitching coach Alan Dunn stresses the importance of getting ahead in the... more »
  • More delays for LSU baseball, still lead NW St 11-0

    May 13, 2014 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tarp on, tarp off. Tarp on, then tarp off - it's a reoccuring scene at Alex Box Stadium the past week for LSU baseball. The Tigers couldn't even finish their series with Alabama this past weekend, splitting the series 1-1. However, after a one-hour delay... 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 »
  • Rain Delay rues the night for LSU vs Alabama

    May 10, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game One went off without a hitch...and a run by the Crimson Tide in a 2-0 win for LSU, but Game Two started 10 hours after the first game of the doubleheader Saturday night. Once the game started, Alabama jumped on top quickly with a two-run... more »
  • Manziel-Mania arrives in Cleveland

    May 9, 2014 2:38 PM

    BEREA - Johnny Manziel expects life in the NFL to be even crazier than college. Selected in the first round of the draft by the Cleveland Browns, Manziel was introduced Friday to a soundtrack of whirring cameras as he took the initial steps of his pro career. Humble and self-assured,... more »
  • LSU coaches seeing recruiting hit new heights

    May 7, 2014 7:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Several LSU football coaches visited with local fans and media at the Greater Baton Rouge stop on the Tiger Tour Wednesday night. Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, defensive coordinator John Chavis, and running backs coach Frank Wilson all talked about the great success LSU has had on... more »
  • Second SEC-Big12 Challenge to be held in December

    May 7, 2014 4:41 PM

    BRISTOL, Ct. - National runner-up Kentucky will face Texas and Florida will play Kansas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge. All 10 Big 12 teams and 10 of the 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play in the event from Dec. 3-6, it was announced Wednesday. Auburn and Texas Tech,... more »
  • Baserunning blunder proves costly in LSU softball loss Play Video

    May 4, 2014 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team lost 4-3 to Mississippi State on Sunday, but the Tigers should have had at least one more run in their game at Tiger Park. In the bottom of the second inning, with a runner on first, Tammy Wray hit a ball over... more »
  • LSU baseball drops first series since March with 4-3 loss at A&M

    May 4, 2014 6:52 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, TX - Ronnie Gideon provided the winning run for Texas A&M, as a solo home run in the 8th inning lifted the Aggies to a 4-3 win over LSU Sunday afternoon in College Station. LSU tied the game at 3 in the top of the 7th with... more »
  • LSU baseball loses to Texas A&M on walk off

    May 3, 2014 6:55 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, TX - Another game against Texas A&M, another late-inning rally, only this time it was the Aggies trumping the LSU Tigers on a 9th inning walk-off to give A&M a 3-2 win Saturday. Cole Lankford delivered a bases-loaded single in the 9th to break a game that... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • LSU baseball wins wild opener at Texas A&M

    May 2, 2014 10:58 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, TX - The LSU baseball team blew a four-nothing lead in the bottom of the 9th inning, only to rally with a run in the 10th to take a 5-4 win over Texas A&M Friday night. The Tigers got a fielder's choice from Mark Laird in the... more »
  • LSU baseball holds impromptu practice as they wait for new plane Play Video

    May 1, 2014 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team began their weekend road series in the strangest of places - at home, as they waited for a plane to take them to College Station for their series against Texas A&M. The initial chartered plane from Baton Rouge airport had mechanical issues,... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • 5 run 8th lifts LSU baseball to series win vs. Tennessee

    April 27, 2014 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Faced with the same situation that hurt the LSU baseball team on Saturday, the Tigers responded in better fashion Sunday, breaking an 8th inning tie wide open with 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th. The Tigers had not lost a game all year when... more »

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