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  • Sugar Bowl parade to march through French Quarter

    December 30, 2013 2:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police say traffic in the French Quarter will be disrupted for a time Tuesday morning by a parade honoring the Sugar Bowl. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Pat O'Brien's bar at St. Peter and Royal streets, head down Royal to Bienville Street, turn left on... more »
  • LSU fans hoping for the best bowl game Play Video

    November 23, 2012 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tiger football season has been an emotional roller coaster ride for many Tiger fans. Talk of a return to the national championship quickly evaporated with the suspension of Tyrann Mathieu, an injury-plagued offensive line, an uninspired showing in Florida and the heartbreaking loss against Alabama.... more »
  • SEC, Big 12 get 12-year deal from ESPN for Sugar

    November 14, 2012 4:52 PM

    NEW YORK - The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference have agreed to a 12-year deal with ESPN for the rights to the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. A person familiar with the contract said it was worth about $80 million per year. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because... more »
  • New sponsor, new route for Orleans 10K

    November 14, 2012 11:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A popular 10-kilometer race in New Orleans has a new sponsor and a new course. The Allstate Sugar Bowl will be the new chief sponsor of the Crescent City Classic race, which celebrates its 35th anniversary next year. The Sugar Bowl replaces The Times-Picayune as title sponsor.... more »
  • New Orleans to beef up police for big events

    December 31, 2011 11:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say they will beef up patrols in downtown New Orleans as visitors pour in to celebrate New Year's Eve and cheer their teams in the Sugar Bowl or BCS championship games. New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says police will double the number of officers in... more »
  • Pest reaches La. rice paddy, heading towards sugar

    August 9, 2011 12:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mexican rice borers have crawled into southwestern Louisiana rice plants and are heading for the nation's sugar bowl, where the inch-long moth grubs are a much bigger threat. LSU Agricultural Center entomologist Gene Reagan says the caterpillars have to crawl in and out of narrow rice... more »
  • Ohio State vacates 2010 football wins, Sugar Bowl

    July 8, 2011 12:33 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State says it's vacating its wins from the 2010 football season, including the Buckeyes' victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl. Responding to NCAA allegations over a memorabilia-for-cash scandal that cost former coach Jim Tressel his job, Ohio State says Friday it also is... more »
  • Pouncey denies allegations he took money at UF

    July 21, 2010 12:31 PM

    Former Florida Gators standout Maurkice Pouncey is denying allegations that he took money from a representative of a sports agent while he was still at the university. Pouncey says in a statement released by his attorney Wednesday that "it is an absolutely ridiculous claim." He says he has... more »

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