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  • AP Top 25: ACC matches SEC with 6 ranked

    October 2, 2016 2:28 PM

    TOP 25- The Atlantic Coast Conference matched the Southeastern Conference for the most teams ranked in The Associated Press college football poll with six after a weekend where 10 Top-25 teams lost. It's the first time since 2006 that the ACC has six ranked teams. Alabama remained No. 1 and... more »
  • Miles: Etling will start -- maybe...

    September 14, 2016 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It took LSU football coach Les Miles just 31 words to completely contradict himself in two consecutive sentences on the Southeastern Conference teleconference Wednesday morning. Miles was asked if he had made a decision on a starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Mississippi State - either... more »
  • LSU athletic director eyes beer garden at Tiger Stadium

    September 11, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University is eyeing an outdoor beer garden for its football stadium, but the idea would have to pass muster with the Southeastern Conference. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said during a pregame radio show Saturday that the university has "some concepts on the board"... more »
  • LSU board defers $100,000 playoff incentive decision for Les Miles' contract

    September 8, 2016 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - N ear the end of more than a thousand pages of agenda items and notes for Friday's LSU Board of Supervisor's meeting was a $100,000 increase for Les Miles. The addendum to Miles' contract was essentially a change to the head football coach's incentive package, should... more »
  • LSU President shares bond with LSU Football season opener site Play Video

    September 1, 2016 11:43 PM

    MADISON - For many Tiger fans, LSU's match against Wisconsin signifies the start of the season. For LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander, it means a lot more. Alexander, a University of Wisconsin graduate, returned to his alma mater this week to watch his team in the first... more »
  • Death Valley ranked No. 1 among SEC stadiums

    August 24, 2016 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - USA Today Sports has ranked all 14 SEC football stadiums with Tiger Stadium pulling down the number one spot as students return to class and the team wraps up fall camp. USA Today Sports writers based their rankings on capacity, average attendance, “regality” and general boisterousness... more »
  • AP preseason Top 25 has Tigers at No. 5

    August 21, 2016 1:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers are number five in The Associated Press preseason Top 25. Coming in at No. 1 is defending national champion Alabama with 33 of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson with 16 first-place votes. No. 3 Oklahoma with four first-place votes. And No 4.... more »
  • Returning favor, USC truck arrives in BR with supplies

    August 20, 2016 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The University of South Carolina equipment semi arrived overnight, hauling a truck-load of supplies for flood victims. The Gamecocks were forced to evacuate South Carolina last season for Baton Rouge when flooding swallowed the university in Columbia, South Carolina, in October 2015. “ LSU was... more »
  • Derrius Guice discusses past, future with LSU Play Video

    August 7, 2016 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When Derrius Guice spoke Friday about the growth in maturity on this year's LSU football team, he could have been talking about himself. "I had to realize everything wasn't centered around me," Guice said, speaking to the media for the first time in his sophomore seaon.... more »
  • LSU-Wisconsin opener hottest SEC ticket this season

    July 27, 2016 2:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An analyst from a secondary ticket sales site has come up with a ranking of the Top 20 Most Expensive SEC Games for the upcoming college football season. With kick off time rapidly closing in, Jake Sharpless at Rukkus dug into the data on SEC ticket... more »
  • LSU DC Aranda headlines LHSCA coaches convention Play Video

    July 20, 2016 12:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dave Aranda says there's no magic fairy dust to success as a defensive coach: just getting players in the right places and focused on the right things. LSU's defensive coordinator's was a headline presenter on day one of the LSHCA convention at the Crowne Plaza in... more »
  • Alabama picked to win SEC by league's media

    July 14, 2016 4:20 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama is the pick to win another Southeastern Conference title. The Crimson Tide received 223 of 331 total votes by the league's media one year after winning the league and national titles. LSU received the second-most votes with 59 while Tennessee had 29. Alabama and... more »
  • Les Miles kicks off LSU Media Day appearance with Q&A session

    July 14, 2016 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will be featured today at Southeastern Conference Media Day at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. LSUsports.net says more than 1,200 members of the media are registered for the four-day event that started on Monday and concludes Thursday. LSU will... more »
  • Les Miles appears at No. 7 in head coach power ranking

    June 22, 2016 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new ranking of head coaches in the Power Five conferences places LSU’s Les Miles at the No. 7 position. The CBS Sports poll ranks all head coaches in college football’s top-flight conferences in 65 positions. Miles is the second highest ranked coach in the SEC... more »
  • SEC releases TV schedule for Weeks 1-3

    June 7, 2016 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the 2016 SEC football season close enough to taste, the conference has released the full TV schedule for the first three weeks of the season. The Southeastern Conference released the schedule via The Paul Finebaum TV show on Tuesday afternoon. LSU will take on the... more »
  • LSU baseball claims 5th seed at SEC Tourney

    May 21, 2016 8:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU baseball fell to the top-ranked Florida Gators in Game 3, but not before securing the series in a game two win against their SEC opponent. The Tigers claimed the series with a 7-3 victory over Florida in game two. The Gators struck back in game... more »
  • Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

    May 19, 2016 3:06 PM

    NEW YORK - The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler. Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges Thursday... more »
  • SEC to adopt new process for instant replay review

    May 17, 2016 8:55 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The SEC says the conference will implement a collaborative process for instant replays with the start of the 2016 season. The decision was made via unanimous vote by the league’s athletics directors and approval by the SEC Executive Committee. In February, the NCAA Football Rules... more »
  • Les Miles to talk LSU satellite camps in noon conference

    May 17, 2016 6:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles is to address the media Tuesday at noon about upcoming satellite camps. The Tigers will host a pair of camps in New Orleans with one of those in conjunction with the New Orleans Saints. A second camp will be held in... more »
  • LSU softball earns #10 national seed for NCAA championships, will start at home in regional

    May 16, 2016 12:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team will begin the NCAA tournament at home, as the Tigers earned the #10 national seed and the right to host a regional this weekend. The Tigers will start their tournament against Long Island - Brooklyn on Friday, but the Tigers will also... more »
  • LSU baseball sweeps Tennessee to finish series

    May 15, 2016 10:14 PM

    KNOXVILLE – The LSU baseball team finished with a full sweep against SEC opponent Tennessee Sunday afternoon. With the 10-7 win in game three, the Tigers extended its winning streak to eight games and improved to 36-16 overall season record (17-10 in Southeastern Conference play). Rightfielder Antoine Duplantis... more »
  • LSU softball sweeps Arkansas, Tigers earn 1,000th win

    May 2, 2016 12:31 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR – Coming off of a dramatic victory to claim the series Saturday night, the No. 12 LSU softball team left little doubt on Sunday as the Tigers scored three runs in the first three innings and exploded for six more in the sixth to earn a sweep of... more »
  • LSU retires Furniss' 36 Play Video

    April 23, 2016 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Eddy Furniss' sweet swing is forever etched in the memories of Tiger fans, and LSU cemented his place in Tigers' lore Friday night by retiring his number 36. That honor has only been bestowed on two other's: Skip Bertman and Ben McDonald. "It's really something... more »
  • LSU baseball survives late rally from Grambling State, wins 14-11

    April 13, 2016 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team churned out 17 hits and 14 runs as they survived a late rally by Grambling State to take a 14-11 win on Wednesday. The home Tigers (22-11) scored early and often, putting up crooked numbers in the 1st 4 innings to build... more »
  • LSU baseball takes series with 10-5 win at Auburn

    April 3, 2016 6:08 PM

    AUBURN – The LSU Tigers will leave Auburn Sunday with the team’s first SEC series victory of the season. After a loss in the first game of an unexpected double header Saturday, LSU with two wins, including the 10-5 victory Sunday, to take the series back. LSU... more »
  • LSU softball plays SEC series Friday at Georgia

    April 1, 2016 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team will travel to Athens, GA this weekend for a 3-game series with the University of Georgia Bulldogs at Jack Turner Stadium. The Tigers go into the series after a 3-game loss against Florida in last week’s series at home. The losses dropped the Tigers... more »
  • LSU baseball falls to Tulane 7-1

    March 30, 2016 12:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Tulane scored five runs in the first two innings and the Green Wave posted a 7-1 win over No. 14 LSU Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers dropped to 16-8 on the year, while Tulane improved to 18-7. LSU begins a... more »
  • Aggies top LSU baseball 3-1 to win series

    March 26, 2016 9:01 PM

    COLLEGE STATION – The Tigers only scored one run in its Saturday win against No. 2 Texas A&M in Blue Bell Park. The Aggies took the SEC series with its second win 3-1. LSU dropped to 16-7 overall and 2-4 in SEC play. The Aggies improved to 21-3 and... more »
  • LSU softball falls to Florida in final game

    March 26, 2016 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Even with a rally in the sixth inning, the Florida Gators proved to be too much for the LSU Tigers softball team. No. 6 LSU (26-8, 3-6 SEC) was down by four points but cut Florida lead to just two in the sixth inning. The... more »
  • LSU's National Club Spring game to be televised

    March 23, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC Network will televise LSU’s National Club Spring Game on Saturday, April 16. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. in Tiger Stadium and admission to the game is free. Former LSU player Marcus Spears will be commentating the action for the SEC Network with... more »
  • LSU baseball prevents sweep, tops Alabama 7-5

    March 20, 2016 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With six runs in the eighth inning, No. 6 LSU defeated Alabama to win the final game of a series to open Southeastern Conference play Sunday. Brody Wofford hit a single up the middle with bases loaded to score two runs and cut the game to... more »
  • LSU gymnastics earns third place at SEC championship

    March 19, 2016 11:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK – The highlight of the night was another perfect 10.0 from LSU junior Ashleigh Gnat, but it was not enough as the third-ranked LSU gymnastics team tallied a solid 197.500 to place third at the Southeastern Conference Championship Saturday night in Verizon Arena. No. 2 Florida won... more »
  • LSU Baseball vs Alabama delayed due to lightning

    March 18, 2016 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The first game in the SEC opening series between LSU Baseball and Alabama has been delayed due to lightning. LSU Baseball in an indefinite delay due to lightning in the area, must start game before 10pm tonight. Decision to be made by 9:15 @WBRZ —... more »
  • No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies trounce LSU 71-38 in SEC Tournament

    March 12, 2016 3:21 PM

    NASHVILLE - Tonny Trocha-Morales scored 13 points as No. 17 Texas A&M trounced LSU and freshman star Ben Simmons 71-38 on Saturday to reach the Aggies' first conference tournament championship game since 1994. The Aggies (26-7) will play for the Southeastern Conference Tournament title on Sunday after sharing the regular-season... more »
  • LSU baseball tops LA Tech 6-3

    March 9, 2016 1:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU collected five runs in an early two-inning stretch to help defeat Louisiana Tech, 6-3, Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, the Tigers earned their sixth consecutive victory. Right-hander Austin Bain (1-0) earned his first win of the season,... more »
  • Hoover no-hitter caps off weekend sweep for LSU softball Play Video

    March 7, 2016 12:21 AM

    Baton Rouge – The fifth-ranked LSU softball team extended its winning streak to 15 games as the Tigers scored a blistering 16 runs on 14 hits at the plate, while sophomore Carley Hoover tossed her first collegiate no-hitter in a 16-0 win over Tennessee Tech in the finale of the... more »
  • LSU releases spring practice schedule

    March 2, 2016 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU released their 2016 spring practice schedule this week. The spring practices will begin on Monday, March 7th and run through Saturday, April 16th when the Spring Game will be held in Tiger Stadium. The tigers will hold 15 spring practices in total, eight in March and six... more »
  • Mitchell scores 24 in No. 3 South Carolina's 75-39 victory

    February 28, 2016 6:13 PM

    COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell scored a season-high 24 points and No. 3 South Carolina finished a perfect run through the Southeastern Conference with a dominating 75-3 victory over LSU on Sunday. The Gamecocks (28-1), who wrapped up their third straight regular-season league crown last week, joined the 2011 Tennessee squad... more »
  • Budget, taxes and baseball: This week at the Capitol Play Video

    February 23, 2016 12:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While most bills filed this session deal with raising taxes, cutting incentives or trimming departmental budgets, the State House of Representatives is expected to take up a bill that would sweeten Louisiana's bid to host the SEC Baseball Tournament in New Orleans. The bill would ammend an... more »
  • SEC targets spring break practices in reaction to Harbaugh

    February 9, 2016 3:47 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference is asking for a rule preventing football teams from holding practices during spring break. The move comes nearly a week after Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said on national signing day that the Wolverines would practice in Florida over spring break starting later this... more »
  • Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

    February 6, 2016 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Antonio Blakeney scored a career-high 31 points, and LSU moved into sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with an 88-77 victory over struggling Mississippi State on Saturday night. Blakeney, a freshman whose previous single-game high was 22 points, hit 11 of 17 shots, including... more »
  • 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 »

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