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  • Stanford victims still waiting to be made whole 7 years later Play Video

    February 4, 2016 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Next week will mark a somber seventh anniversary when investors in the Baton Rouge area lost everything with the Stanford Financial Group. Allen Stanford is serving a life sentence for running a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of nearly a billion dollars in our area.... more »
  • Former Port Allen track star chases dream of playing pro football Play Video

    January 30, 2016 12:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN - If you're going to chase your dreams, it helps to be fast: Johnathan Johnson has always been fast. The 2009 100-meter champion from Port Allen is now running after a dream of playing pro football as he prepares for a tryout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders nearly... more »
  • LSU misses another opportunity, falls to Wake Forest 77-71

    December 30, 2015 12:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bryant Crawford scored 19 points and Devin Thomas added 16 as Wake Forest rallied in the final minutes to pull away and beat LSU 77-71 on Tuesday night. Josh Gray's layup gave LSU a 60-59 lead with 3:50 remaining, and a 3-pointer by Konstantinos Mitoglou put Wake... more »
  • LSU ranked No. 7 in college baseball preseason poll

    December 21, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers have come in at No. 7 in the 2016 Collegiate Baseball newspaper preseason poll released Monday. It’s the fifth straight season where LSU will start their campaign ranked among the Top 10 teams in the country. Other SEC teams appearing in the poll’s... more »
  • Heisman hopes tackled; Fournette not a finalist

    December 7, 2015 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette is not a finalist for the Heisman. Instead, the finalists are Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey, and Deshaun Watson. The three names were released after 5 p.m. Monday. The winner of the Heisman will be announced Saturday. Henry is a running back from Alabama... more »
  • No. 2 Alabama clinches playoffs with 29-15 win over Florida

    December 6, 2015 12:28 AM

    ATLANTA - Heisman Trophy favorite Derrick Henry rushed for 189 bruising yards and No. 2 Alabama locked up its spot in the College Football Playoff, beating No. 18 Florida 29-15 with a dominating defensive performance in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday. The Crimson Tide (12-1, No. 2 CFP) held... more »
  • Miles gets win in LSU home finale, 19-7 over Texas A&M

    November 28, 2015 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette ran for 159 yards and a touchdown and LSU beat Texas A&M 19-7 on Saturday night to give embattled coach Les Miles a victory in what might have been his last game with the Tigers. After the game, the players lifted Miles on their shoulders... more »
  • Razorbacks score winning SEC record with 28-3 win over Mizzou

    November 27, 2015 6:24 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Alex Collins ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Arkansas secured its first winning record in the Southeastern Conference since 2011 with a 28-3 win over Missouri on Friday. The win is the fifth in the last six games for the Razorbacks (7-5, 5-3 SEC),... 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 »
  • SEC opens door to startup investing for all

    October 30, 2015 12:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new form of crowdfunding is coming soon that will allow startups to raise money by selling stock to Main Street investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday adopted rules implementing a 2012 law that opened the door to securities crowdfunding. The vote was 3-1 at... more »
  • LSU announces 2016 SEC football schedule

    October 29, 2015 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers announced their 2016 slate of Southeastern Conference games Thursday afternoon. All 14 schools in the SEC released their schedules for the upcoming season today. LSU will open SEC play on Sept. 17 against Mississippi State in Tiger Stadium. They’ll take off to... more »
  • Chris Price interviews former LSU All American Mike Anderson Play Video

    October 19, 2015 1:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Once upon a time, Mike Anderson was one of the most feared college linebackers in the country. 45 years later, the 1970 All-American is an accomplished restaurateur who is in the process of passing along his namesake franchise to his family. WBRZ Weekend Sports Anchor... more »
  • LSU football moves into Associated Press top 5 Play Video

    October 19, 2015 12:24 AM

    AP - The LSU Tigers - the last remaining undefeated SEC team - moved into the top 5 of the The Associated Press college football poll after their 35-28 win over Florida Saturday. Memphis and Temple are both ranked for the first time this season, joining Houston to give... more »
  • No more Mike in Tiger Stadium this year

    October 17, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's live mascot, Mike VI, won't make any more appearances in Tiger Stadium this football season. The spokeswoman for the LSU veterinary school, Ginger Guttner, says Saturday that the tiger will remain in his 15,000-square-foot habitat on game days. Fans can see him in the habitat, which... more »
  • Spurrier steps down, takes blame for USC's slide Play Video

    October 13, 2015 12:23 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Steve Spurrier told reporters Tuesday he is resigning as head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks after the team's 0-4 conference start in the SEC. "I'm stepping aside," Spurrier said. "I think it's the best thing for South Carolina football." Spurrier said he felt it... more »
  • LSU's Pocic, Guice pick up SEC honors

    October 12, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference named LSU center Ethan Pocic and running back Derrius Guice for two player of the week awards after the Tigers' win over South Carolina. The SEC tapped Pocic as Offensive Lineman of the Week, while Guice was named Freshman of the Week. ... more »
  • Couple won't make wedding guests choose between nuptials, LSU game Play Video

    October 9, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's common knowledge that football fans or people with friends for football fans plan big events when LSU is out of town or has a bye-week. So, When SEC officials announced Tiger Stadium would be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks this weekend, some people scrambled to... more »
  • Fournette runs away with SEC award for third week

    September 28, 2015 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Leonard Fournette earned the Southeastern Conference's Player of the Week award for the third straight week, the conference announced Monday. Fournette is leading the nation in rushing right now with 210.3 yards per game. He put up a career-high 244 rushing yards and... more »
  • Update on Gales: Southern WR has successful spinal surgery

    September 27, 2015 7:52 PM

    ATHENS, GA - Southern University wide receiver Devon Gales underwent a successful spinal surgery Sunday afternoon. Gales suffered several fractures in his neck that were stabilized. He continues to have movement in his upper body and remains in good spirits and will remain at Athens Regional until... more »
  • Southern falls to Georgia 48-6, Jags' WR Gales suffers spinal injury

    September 26, 2015 6:27 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a TD pass to lead No. 7 Georgia to a 48-6 win over Southern on Saturday. Chubb had scoring runs of 9 and 49 yards in the third quarter. The 49-yarder gave him 12 straight... more »
  • Coach Miles says conditioning, hydration key for Auburn contest

    September 17, 2015 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With Saturday's afternoon contest with Auburn close at hand, Coach Les Miles says his team is preparing to deal with a competent conference opponent and plenty of heat. In comments after Wednesday's practice, Miles says his team is up to the test with conditioning to fall... more »
  • No. 18 Auburn DB Josh Holsey out for season with torn ACL

    September 15, 2015 2:05 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn defensive back Joshua Holsey tore his left ACL for the second time and is out for the season. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced the extent of Holsey's injury Tuesday. The senior started at nickel back for the 18th-ranked Tigers against Jacksonville State but was injured... more »
  • SEC forms group to review student-athlete conduct policies

    September 10, 2015 3:44 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has appointed seven individuals from campuses across the league to review issues surrounding student-athlete conduct. Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin will chair the group. Other members include Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek, Georgia law professor David Shipley, Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams, Mississippi State... more »
  • Tim Tebow returns to SEC Network after cut by Eagles

    September 10, 2015 1:54 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Tim Tebow is returning to the broadcast booth a week after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Florida quarterback will be back on the air with the SEC Network as a college football analyst. He'll resume his role on the network's two-hour pregame show starting... more »
  • SEC championship remains in Atlanta at least through 2026

    September 8, 2015 11:53 AM

    ATLANTA - The Southeastern Conference football championship game is staying in Atlanta for at least a dozen more years. The league announced a new 10-year agreement to play the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a $1.4 billion retractable-roof facility under construction next door to the Georgia Dome. The new stadium... more »
  • OneRepublic to perform during LSU halftime

    August 31, 2015 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials announced Monday the rock band OneRepublic will perform at halftime of the LSU-Florida football game this year on Oct. 17. LSU Director of Athletics and Vice Chancellor Joe Alleva said a second "world-renowned" act would also be announced soon to perform at a... more »
  • LSU Basketball and SEC announce 2015-16 schedule

    August 19, 2015 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Southeastern Conference on Wednesday evening announced its 126-game men’s basketball schedule and in conjunction the LSU Athletics Department announced the complete schedule for the LSU Men's Basketball team for the 2015-16 season. Coach Johnny Jones' Tigers are completing a five-game exhibition tour in Australia with... more »
  • LSU practice day 4 report Play Video

    August 10, 2015 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers held their final split squad practice of fall camp on Sunday with the veterans trying to beat the heat in the morning and the freshmen and selected veterans moving indoors for the afternoon session. Anthony Jennings continues to see a larger role in... more »
  • Lane Kiffin not ready to move on from Alabama

    August 9, 2015 4:26 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - Lane Kiffin is back for Year 2 as Alabama's offensive coordinator, despite being up for at least one NFL job. Kiffin faces a much different challenge this year with another search for a starting quarterback and no Amari Cooper. But for the Crimson Tide just having him... more »
  • LSU day 3 practice report Play Video

    August 8, 2015 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With just one day of split-squad practices remaining, things are starting to heat up for the LSU football team. Brandon Harris continued to show good form as he connected on several deep routes to Malachi Dupre, Travin Dural and D.J. Chark. The veterans practiced once... more »
  • LSU football arrives at camp Play Video

    August 6, 2015 12:34 AM

    Baton Rouge - The LSU Tigers reported for fall camp on Wednesday as Les Miles spoke with the media about starting his 11th season with the team. The subjects varied widely in Miles pre-camp press conference from the defensive line (Miles says he's not worried about the departures of... more »
  • Meet Chris Blair, the new voice of LSU Play Video

    August 3, 2015 12:03 AM

    Baton Rouge - It's not easy to replace a legend, but that's exactly what Chris Blair has signed up for as he takes over as the Voice of LSU beginning in the spring of 2016. Blair has been the voice of Georgia Southern for almost a decade, and will... more »
  • LSU at No. 13 in preseason coaches' poll

    July 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football has ranked among the top 25 teams in the nation in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll for the 15th-straight season. The Tigers come in at position No. 13 on the poll with four of LSU's 12 opponents in the upcoming season making an appearance... more »
  • LSU projected to finish third in the SEC West

    July 17, 2015 7:25 AM

    HOOVER, AL.- Reporters predicting the Southeastern Conference were torn in the Western Division. Auburn was declared the favorite to win the overall title Thursday, but rival Alabama got the edge in the West. It's the first time that's happened. Auburn received 108 first-place votes to Alabama's 92, but the Crimson... more »
  • LSU's Miles expects quarterback play to improve Play Video

    July 16, 2015 2:00 PM

    HOOVER - LSU coach Les Miles said he expects the team's quarterback play to be "legitimately better" as it competes for a title in the difficult Southeastern Conference Western Division. Miles said Thursday that four suspended players - including quarterback Anthony Jennings - are still "going through a legal process"... more »
  • SEC commissioner: League leading the way on social issues

    July 13, 2015 2:31 PM

    HOOVER, AL - New Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey used his first state-of-the-league address to praise the league for leading the way in athletics as well as on social issues, invoking the lyrics of a Bob Dylan song to make his point. Standing in front of three huge video screens... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • SEC wants 'level playing field' regarding camps, transfers

    May 26, 2015 6:36 PM

    DESTIN, FL - The Southeastern Conference wants a level playing field. Yep, the league that boasts seven consecutive national championships, resides in some of the country's most fertile recruiting grounds and has loads of history and fan support is complaining about being at a competitive disadvantage. SEC coaches and administrators... more »
  • LSU to host Oklahoma for 2016 hoops matchup

    May 14, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference and Big 12 announced Thursday that Oklahoma will travel to Baton Rouge in 2016 to face LSU. The Tigers and Sooners have met four times in the last 45 years with each side winning two games. This will be the first time the... more »
  • Former LSU football player charged in death of Georgia boy

    April 30, 2015 7:52 AM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.- Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player at LSU and University of South Carolina was booked Wednesday in... more »
  • LSU softball dismisses Southeastern 11-0

    April 29, 2015 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly two days removed from a run-rule victory on the road, the No. 6 LSU softball team returned home to Baton Rouge on Wednesday and continued its torrid offensive pace as the Tigers netted 11 runs on 13 hits to defeat the Southeastern Louisiana Lady Lions 11-0... more »
  • LSU baseball starts slow, finishes with 6-1 win over SWAC opponent Alcorn State

    April 28, 2015 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Top-ranked LSU used a pair of three-run innings Tuesday night to post a 6-1 win over Alcorn State in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field on Tuesday night. LSU improved to 38-7 on the year, while Alcorn dropped to 11-37. LSU travels to Starkville, Miss.... more »
  • Questions still linger in SEC West after spring practices

    April 28, 2015 2:25 PM

    The reputation of the Southeastern Conference's Western Division took a hit last season after its top five teams all lost their bowl games. Now the division's seven teams - which account for five of the last eight national championships - are faced with a strange feeling following spring practice: Uncertainty... more »
  • High-profile coach hires could improve SEC basketball depth

    April 10, 2015 11:34 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Southeastern Conference schools want to make sure they have more than just a couple of men's basketball programs capable of making long NCAA Tournament runs each season. And they're paying big money to try to do it. Over the past month, Mississippi State and Tennessee both hired... more »
  • LSU pitchers to challenge strong-hitting Kentucky

    March 27, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-ranked LSU Tigers host Kentucky starting tonight for a weekend SEC series at Alex Box Stadium. LSU (22-3, 4-2 SEC) is coming off their 13-7 against Tulane Tuesday, the third straight win for the Tigers. The team is ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America... more »
  • Coach Breaux, Hall claim top SEC gymnastics awards

    March 26, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Gymnastics head coach D-D Breaux has received the Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year award, and senior Lloimincia Hall has earned the SEC Event Specialist of the Year award in a vote by league coaches, according to an announcement from the SEC office Thursday. Breaux,... more »
  • LSU uses long ball to beat Arkansas 7-4, take series over Razorbacks

    March 21, 2015 6:54 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Top-ranked LSU collected 15 hits, including two homers, and freshman right-hander Jake Godfrey earned his fifth win of the year as the Tigers posted a 7-4 win over Arkansas at Baum Stadium. LSU improved to 21-3 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Arkansas dropped to... more »
  • Poche' struggles, bats quiet, #1 LSU loses to Arkansas 5-1

    March 20, 2015 12:02 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Arkansas pitchers Dominic Taccolini and Zach Jackson combined to limit top-ranked LSU to one run on seven hits Thursday night as the Razorbacks posted a 5-1 win over the Tigers in Game 1 of an SEC series at Baum Stadium. Arkansas improved to 11-9 overall and... more »
  • #1 LSU softball beats Nicholls State 6-1

    March 17, 2015 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - In their first game as the newly-minted No. 1 team in the country, the LSU softball team fought past a scrappy Nicholls State University squad by putting up crooked numbers late to break a 1-1 tie in a 6-1 win over the Colonels Tuesday night at... more »
  • #1 LSU baseball survives scare against Southern, wins 4-2 in extras

    March 17, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team held a 2-1 lead in the 9th inning against the number one team in the country, but the LSU Tigers scored one in the 9th and two in the 10th to secure a 4-2 victory over the Jaguars. The Lee Hines... more »
  • Familiar ties between LSU, NC State as pair gets ready for NCAA tourney showdown

    March 15, 2015 11:26 PM

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Eighth-seeded North Carolina State may get some help with the scouting report on its first NCAA Tournament opponent. The Wolfpack's 3-point marksman, Ralston Turner, played his first two seasons for ninth-seeded LSU before transferring. The teams square off Thursday in Pittsburgh. Coach Mark Gottfried will be leading... more »
  • Tigers going dancing

    March 15, 2015 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers (22-10, 11-7 SEC) earned a No. 9 seed, making the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time since 2009. They'll face No. 8 seed NC State Wolfpack (20-13) on Thursday, and the winner of that game will face the winner of Villanova and Lafayette... more »
  • Hit parade leads LSU softball to 14-10 win over #1 Florida

    March 15, 2015 12:57 AM

    GAINESVILLE, FL - Kellsi Kloss hit a grand slam in the 7th inning, lifting #4/3 LSU to a win over #1 Florida 14-10. The SEC softball heavyweight battle will head to a third and decisive round as the Tigers evened the best of three series with 15 hits -... more »
  • Hornsby buzzer beater lifts LSU to win over Arkansas, Tigers earn #4 SEC tourney seed

    March 7, 2015 11:53 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Keith Hornsby hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give LSU an 81-78 victory over No. 18 Arkansas on Saturday. The Tigers (22-9, 11-7 Southeastern Conference) hit 3-pointers on their final two possessions to erase a 3-point deficit. Jalyn Patterson's 3-pointer with 57.8 seconds remaining tied... more »
  • LSU baseball starts busy week with 8-1 win over Stephen F Austin

    March 3, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Second-ranked LSU extended its win streak to eight games Tuesday night, defeating Stephen F. Austin, 8-1, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers improved to 11-1 this season, while SFA dropped to 4-9. LSU will face Grambling at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Alex... more »
  • LSU women's hoops secures #4 SEC tourney seed with win over Texas A&M

    March 1, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - DaShawn Harden had career highs of five 3-pointers and 28 points and Danielle Ballard added 20 points to lead LSU to an 80-63 win over No. 12 Texas A&M on Sunday. Harden, a senior who came off the bench the previous eight games, hit all... more »
  • LSU baseball holds off Princeton in chilly series opener 3-2

    February 27, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jared Poche' struck out five batters over 6.2 innings and Jesse Stallings closed the door as LSU got good pitching and just enough offense to beat Princeton in game one of their series 3-2. Jake Fraley broke open the scoring for LSU in the bottom of... more »
  • LSU gymnastics beats Alabama, sweeps through SEC for 1st time in program history

    February 27, 2015 10:52 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - All night long the No. 2 LSU gymnastics team battled in a tight contest against No. 5 Alabama, and the Tigers put together a fantastic road performance to defeat the Crimson Tide, 197.350-197.225, Friday night in Coleman Coliseum. With the win LSU moved to 10-1 overall... more »
  • Jarell Martin leads LSU hoops to 84-61 win at Auburn

    February 24, 2015 9:34 PM

    AUBURN, AL - This time, LSU didn't allow a lower-tier team to hang around and threaten an upset, as the Tigers beat Auburn 84-61 on the Plains Tuesday night. Jarell Martin scored 25 points to go with 12 rebounds as the Tigers got revenge for their home loss to... more »
  • LSU women's hoops falls 63-41 at Arkansas

    February 22, 2015 8:56 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - The LSU women's basketball team matched the weather outside Fayetteville Sunday, shooting an icy-cold 27% from the field as the Tigers fell at Arkansas 63-41. Raigyne Moncrief managed only 3 points on 1-of-13 shooting and the Tigers, who trailed by 8 at the half, could only... more »
  • LSU baseball completes sweep of BC with 16-2 win

    February 21, 2015 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team finished off a truncated series against Boston College in convincing fashion, churning out 21 hits and beating the Eagles 16-2. The win completes a 3 game series sweep in 2 days, as the Tigers and Eagles pushed up the series to avoid... more »
  • #3 LSU gymnastics takes down #2 Florida in front of record crowd Play Video

    February 20, 2015 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A school-record crowd of 12,217 fans inside the Maravich Center watched the No. 3 LSU gymnastics team take down the second-ranked Florida Gators, 197.950-197.425, Friday night. With the win LSU improved to 9-1 overall and 6-0 against Southeastern Conference competition. The attendance surpassed the previous... more »

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