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  • LSU preparing for Dak Prescott

    September 16, 2014 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for their SEC opener against Mississippi State, the defensive players say Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has their full attention and utmost respect. Prescott is currently 4th in the SEC in yards per game, accounting for 323 yards per game in his... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • LSU wears down ULM 31-0

    September 13, 2014 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers extended their record of consecutive non-conference wins to 48 in a row, beating Lousiana Monroe 31-0 Saturday night. LSU freshmen scored three touchdowns on the ground, including a 24 yard touchdown run from Leonard Fournette to make the score 24-0 over ULM in... more »
  • LSU taking Louisiana Monroe seriously Play Video

    September 9, 2014 11:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has been in these types of games before and they've lost these types of games before, which is why when Louisiana Monroe comes to Death Valley on Saturday, they will have the Tigers full attention. While some fans might bemoan a second-straight non power 5... more »
  • Youth performing well for LSU football Play Video

    September 8, 2014 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team played 16 freshmen against Sam Houston State, a record under Les Miles' tenure, and it appears there's no turning back from the Tigers' youth movement this season. Four freshmen scored touchdowns against the Bearkats and while Les Miles called it a "productive... more »
  • Tigers to meet Mississippi St. in primetime

    September 8, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football's Sept. 20 home game against Mississippi State will be televised on ESPN in primetime, according to an announcement by the Southeastern Conference Monday morning. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium as the Tigers meet the Bulldogs in their first SEC game... more »
  • Tigers share the offensive wealth in 56-0 rout of Sam Houston State

    September 6, 2014 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU scored touchdowns on its first 5 offensive possessions, several young players scored their first career touchdowns for LSU, and the LSU Tigers earned their first home win of the season as they beat Sam Houston State Saturday night. Travin Dural has caught 3 touchdown passes... more »
  • Former Tiger Ernst wins 1st LPGA title

    August 31, 2014 11:12 PM

    PORTLAND, OR (AP) - Former LSU Tiger Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim. It was the first professional victory for the 22-year-old Ernst, who shot a 5-under 67 in the final... more »
  • #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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • LSU No. 13 in AP poll

    August 17, 2014 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Associated Press came out with their preseason rankings Sunday, and LSU landed at No. 13. That's up one spot from last year's preseason rankings. LSU's first opponent, Wisconsin, came in at No. 14. The two will start the season by playing each other in Houston... 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 »
  • SEC Network announces league slate of LSU games

    August 15, 2014 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The new SEC Network highlighted its second day of operation Friday night by announcing the 18-game Southeastern Conference men's basketball schedules for the 14-team league, including the list of dates and games for Coach Johnny Jones and his LSU Tigers. The schedule is highlighted by a... more »
  • Tigers test out expanded stadium in first scrimmage

    August 14, 2014 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU tested the new turf for the first time in the newly updated Tiger Stadium as the 13th-ranked team engaged in a short scrimmage on Wednesday. The scrimmage featured about 50 plays in scenarios ranging from first-and-10 to third-and-long with some work done on special teams.... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: East Feliciana Tigers Play Video

    August 9, 2014 10:56 PM

    CLINTON, La. - The East Feliciana Tigers look to take a deeper run, after being ousted from the playoffs in the first round last year. The Tigers will rely heavily upon their size on the defensive line, but head coach Cedric Anderson says they'll have to find key starters... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Independence Play Video

    July 26, 2014 10:55 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - The Independence Tigers are hoping to turn the page on a rough season in 2013 and take strides in the right direction this fall. The Tigers were 1-9 last season, but this year they have 14 returning starters, including four on the offensive line and the entire... more »
  • Best in the west: quarterbacks Play Video

    July 13, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nick Marshall recently got himself into trouble, but Auburn's starting quarterback could still be the best in the SEC west this year. Marshall was cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana on Friday and won't attend his scheduled press conference at SEC Media days on Monday. ... more »
  • Tiger Stadium capacity will exceed 100,000

    July 11, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced that Tiger Stadium's capacity will easy clear the 100k mark with the new south endzone addition. The LSU Football facebook page says the final number will be 102,321. The previous capacity was 92,542, according to LSUSports.net. Based on the capacity of other stadiums... 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 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 »
  • David Patrick named LSU assistant head coach

    June 25, 2014 3:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones has announced the promotion of David Patrick to assistant head coach. Patrick has been a member of Jones' staff for the past two seasons. He was involved in game and practice coaching responsibilities as well as scouting and recruiting. The Advocate... 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 »
  • 3 more Tigers, 5 Tiger commits drafted to MLB

    June 7, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE -Three LSU players were selected Saturday during the third and final day of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. Junior right-handed pitcher Joe Broussard was chosen in the 15th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers, senior outfielder Sean McMullen was selected in the 30th round by the... more »
  • Highly touted baseball prospect says he'll take LSU vs. anywhere in the draft

    June 3, 2014 11:26 PM

    METAIRIE - The LSU baseball team will have to replace some great players from last season, and they could get some help from another guy expected to go early in the draft. Gregory Deichmann from Brother Martin says, no matter where he's taken in Thursday's amateur draft, he'll be... more »
  • LSU ace Aaron Nola named Golden Spikes Award finalist Play Video

    June 3, 2014 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, Aaron Nola has been named one of the three best players in college baseball, as LSU's ace pitcher was selected as a Golden Spikes Award finalist. Nola is a two-time SEC pitcher of the year and this season had a record... 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 »
  • Houston rallies to beat LSU 5-4, teams will play tonight for Super Regional

    June 1, 2014 11:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Kyle Survance's RBI single in the 11th inning led Houston to a 5-4 win over LSU on Sunday to force a deciding game in the Baton Rouge regional. Houston (47-16) and LSU (46-15-1) will play Monday night, with the winner advancing to the super regionals.... 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 bats come alive late, blast past SLU 8-4

    May 30, 2014 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 6-0 scoring streak helped LSU overcome Southeastern Louisiana 8-4 Friday and advance in the opening round of the NCAA Regional tournament. LSU (45-14-1) trailed the Lions 4-2 before the rally, which came in the Tigers' last two at-bats. Southeastern broke to an early lead... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 3

    May 30, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sean McMullen gave the Tigers their first lead of the Baton Rouge regional with a fielder's choice that scored Mark Laird to put LSU up 2-1 as the teams move to the 4th inning. With runners on 2nd and 3rd, McMullen drove a hard grounder to... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 2

    May 30, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wild pitch brought the first run in of the game for the LSU baseball team to tie the score at 1 in the first game of the Baton Rouge regional. Andrew Cutura issued a walk to Tyler Moore to start the inning, and with Andrew... more »
  • LSU Southeastern In Game Update 1

    May 30, 2014 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southeastern has jumped out to a 1-0 vs. LSU in round 1 of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. LIons outfielder Andrew Godbold took a Jared Poche' pitch deep to left center for a home run, the first run of the weekend. The Lions lead 1-0... 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 golf reaches final 8 of NCAA championships

    May 26, 2014 11:08 PM

    HUTCHINSON, KS - The LSU golf finished the final day of stroke play in a tie for 2nd at the NCAA championships and the Tigers earned themselves a spot in the match play portion of the tournament, open only to the top 8 teams, for the first time since its... 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 »
  • Dugout fly puts LSU up 5-1 in 7th

    May 22, 2014 5:12 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - A fly ball into LSU's dugout turned into another run for the Tigers, as they go up 5-1 over Arkansas in the middle of the seventh inning. With runners on second and third and one out, Jake Fraley hit a fly into foul territory which was... more »
  • Tigers top Vanderbilt, take on Arkansas today Play Video

    May 21, 2014 12:02 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - LSU baseball wins 11-1 in seven innings, invoking the mercy run rule against the Vanderbilt Commodores in the first game of the SEC Baseball Tournament in Hoover, Ala. LSU has now scored double-digit runs in four of their last five games. Jared Poche pitched seven innings... 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 »
  • LSU softball falls one win short of Super Regional, season ends with loss at Arizona

    May 18, 2014 10:52 PM

    TUCSON, AZ - The LSU softball team got one win against Arizona on Sunday, but they needed two, and a Sunday evening loss meant the end of the season for the Tigers. Playing only to earn the right to force a winner-take-all game seven of the 2014 NCAA Tucson... more »
  • LSU softball mounts furious late rally vs. BU, survives to Tucson regional final

    May 18, 2014 12:29 AM

    TUCSON, AZ - The LSU softball team had a devastating loss followed by a thrilling win on Saturday in the Tucson regional, the latter allowing the Tigers to stay alive in the NCAA tournament. LSU lost Saturday afternoon to #11 Arizona 9-8 after scoring four runs in the 7th... more »
  • LSU baseball finishes sweep of Auburn, earns #3 seed at SEC Tournament

    May 17, 2014 11:34 PM

    AUBURN, AL - The LSU baseball team beat Auburn 8-1 to finish off a sweep of the home Tigers, and in the process earned the #3 seed in the SEC tournament. LSU kept the bats hot as they finished the series with a 29-4 advantage in the 3 wins... 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 »

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