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  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • LSU squashes Les Miles Gridiron Club rumors

    November 27, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU came down hard against rumors that Les Miles made comments Friday about ending his career as coach for the Tigers. The blog Tiger Rag reported that Miles indicated to members of the Gridiron Club during a Friday meeting that he was leaving after the Texas... more »
  • Miles' future at LSU unknown as Tigers tussle with Texas A&M

    November 27, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What is supposed to be Senior Day at Tiger Stadium is bound to take on an air of "Les Miles Day," no matter how much the embattled coach would rather the focus be on his players when LSU hosts Texas A&M on Saturday night. Speculation that... more »
  • Simmons dazzles scouts, LSU basketball drops 1st game of season to Marquette 81-80

    November 24, 2015 12:04 AM

    NEW YORK - Jajuan Johnson hit the winning free throws with 10.8 seconds remaining and Marquette survived a frenetic finish to defeat No. 22 LSU 81-80 on Monday night in the semifinals of the Legends Classic. Marquette will face the winner of North Carolina State and Arizona State in Tuesday's... more »
  • LSU fans say it's not time to cut ties with Les Miles yet Play Video

    November 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers championship hopes went to Sunday copes in 3 weeks. Now, the Tigers sit on the outside looking in at the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Despite their lackluster play over the past three weeks, many Tiger fans say its not time for a... more »
  • LSU unranked after Saturday loss to Ole Miss

    November 22, 2015 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After their third straight loss, the LSU Tigers are no longer ranked in the Top 25 of the Associated Press Poll. Saturday’s loss to Ole Miss, marked the first three game losing streak for the Tigers since 1999. The Tigers fell behind early 24-0 before... more »
  • LSU losing streak reaches 3 for the first time under Miles, Tigers fall 38-17 to Ole Miss Play Video

    November 21, 2015 4:29 PM

    OXFORD, MS - With the noise surrounding Les Miles and his tenure at LSU getting louder, the Tigers lost their 3rd straight game for the 1st time since 1999 as LSU lost to Ole Miss 38-17. The Tigers fell behind 24-0 before starting a rally late in the 2nd... more »
  • LSU drops in rankings following prime time loss to Alabama

    November 8, 2015 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Following their first loss this season to the University of Alabama in prime time, LSU dropped in the Associated Press Top 25, but still remains in the Top 10. According to LSUsports.net, LSU (7-1) fell from the #4 spot to #9 and will take on the... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off Play Video

    November 6, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers are heading to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and some faithful LSU fans are going to be right behind them. Friday morning, News 2's Josh Eachus met up with some members of the LSU Alumni Association at The Cook Hotel to find... more »
  • LSU hypes up for toughest November in SEC

    November 3, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - This weekend the Tigers begin working through the meatiest portion of their conference schedule, and the toughest November slate of any SEC team. In order No. 4 LSU (7-0) faces Alabama (7-1), Arkansas (4-4), Ole Miss (7-2), and Texas A&M (6-2). All except Arkansas are ranked... more »
  • 'Voice of the Tigers' Jim Hawthorne to miss Alabama game

    November 2, 2015 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Athletics officials said Jim Hawthorne, the Voice of the Tigers, will miss the first LSU football game of his 35-year career Saturday due to health issues. The university said Hawthorne is still recovering from a successful medical procedure he had late last week. He's expected to... more »
  • Tiger fan talks about being kicked out of restaurant for being a Tiger fan Play Video

    October 23, 2015 12:08 AM

    DESTIN – A restaurant here is trying to make a bad situation better by sponsoring a party where proceeds benefit a scholarship after one customer and LSU fan's story about service at the eatery went viral Thursday. "We were greeted by the manager, and the first thing he said... more »
  • High expectations going into LSU vs Florida Play Video

    October 16, 2015 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been an eventful week for No. 6 LSU and No. 8 Florida, and is stacking up to be an even-more eventful weekend. LSU is coming off an unexpected home game after they hosted South Carolina due to flooding in that state. While crowds were much... more »
  • Band director now says Tigerama is back on Play Video

    October 13, 2015 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - "The show must go on." LSU Director of Bands Damon Talley said Tuesday that after initially deciding to cancel this year's Tigerama due to recent challenges, a wave of support from alumni has led them to reconsider that decision. Talley told News 2 that band... more »
  • SI cover compares Fournette to football greats

    October 13, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sports Illustrated featured LSU running back Leonard Fournette on their cover this week, highlighting his efforts to lead LSU to a 5-0 start while also bringing back up a controversial question. "As a sophomore, Fournette now faces the intriguing option of sitting out his junior season... 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 »
  • LSU ticket sales going to South Carolina Play Video

    October 7, 2015 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said ticket proceeds from Saturday's game against the University of South Carolina will be given to that school, after LSU covers its own expenses for hosting the matchup. The university said tickets for the game this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. will be released in waves,... more »
  • USC vs LSU move to Baton Rouge being discussed check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 6, 2015 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials in Louisiana and South Carolina said they're considering moving this weekend's game between LSU and USC to Tiger Stadium because of historic flooding in Columbia. USC Athletic Director Ray Tanner said Tuesday that while Williams-Brice Stadium is fine and the field is okay, the school... more »
  • Fournette on sitting out 2016: 'I'm drowning with my brothers' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC defensive units should be warned: Leonard Fournette's not going anywhere. LSU's record-setting running back responded late Tuesday to an NBC Sports article suggesting he sit out the 2016 season to avoid injuring himself and hurting his NFL potential. He says that isn't in the cards.... more »
  • Fournette once again leads LSU to victory, Tigers top Syracuse 34-24

    September 26, 2015 6:18 PM

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 244 yards and two touchdowns, Tre'Davious White returned a punt 69 yards for another score, and No. 8 LSU held off fired-up Syracuse 34-24 on Saturday. LSU (3-0), which beat Southeastern Conference rivals Mississippi State and Auburn to start the season,... more »
  • LSU moves up to #8 in AP Poll

    September 21, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers moved up to #8 in the Associated Press football poll with their 45-21 victory over Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers were also received one vote for first place. Other schools that also received first place votes include Ohio State (42), Michigan (7) and Ole Miss... more »
  • Fournette with a game for the ages: LSU beats Auburn 45-21

    September 19, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette dominated the Auburn Tigers, rushing for a career high 228 yards as LSU beat Auburn 45-21. The Tigers of LSU started the fireworks early, with a 71-yard gain by Fournette on the first play of the game. On 3rd and goal, Harris scored on... more »
  • Auburn safety provides bulletin board material for Fournette, LSU

    September 16, 2015 12:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Auburn safety Rudy Ford will now have to back up strong words this weekend, as he said on Tuesday that "it shouldn't be difficult," to stop LSU running back Leonard Fournette when the two teams meet on Saturday. Ford had said previously in the interview that... more »
  • LSU's Fournette, Pocic earn SEC player of the week awards

    September 15, 2015 12:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU running back Leonard Fournette and center Ethan Pocic each picked up Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors Monday for their performance in the Tigers’ 21-19 win over 25 th -ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Fournette, a sophomore from New Orleans, earned SEC Offensive Player... more »
  • LSU survives Starkville, tops Mississippi State 21-19

    September 12, 2015 9:28 PM

    Starkville, MS - A 52-yard field goal attempt by Devon Bell fell short as time expired, and the LSU Tigers beat Mississippi State 21-19 for their first win of the 2015 season. Leonard Fournette scored all 3 touchdowns for the Tigers, as took a 1 yard direct snap and... more »
  • Planned Daughters of the Confederacy meeting protested

    September 10, 2015 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some LSU students are unhappy that a meeting of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is planned this week at a campus convention center. Students say they plan a demonstration at the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center. The United Daughters of the Confederacy was founded in 1894... more »
  • LSU drops in Coaches' Poll, remains #14 in AP poll after rain-out

    September 8, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU dropped two rankings in national college football polls, but remained ranked 14 in the Associated Press poll after Saturday's severe weather canceled their match against McNeese State. The Tigers dropped to No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll released Tuesday morning. Mississippi State,... more »
  • LSU's Alleva: "Never" saw anything like Saturday storm before

    September 7, 2015 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said Monday he was more disappointed than anyone about Saturday night's weather cancellation. "I've never been through something like (this past) Saturday night," he told ESPN Baton Rouge's "Culotta and the Prince" morning radio program. "No one wanted them to play... more »
  • LSU to make announcement on refund/other options for McNeese game by Wednesday

    September 7, 2015 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Sunday night that it will have a decision regarding how to compensate Tiger fans for the cancellation of the McNeese State football game by Wednesday. The Tigers and Cowboys only managed 10 plays and less than 5 minutes of game time before lightning postponed,... more »
  • Aloe Blacc to perform at LSU-Arkansas game

    September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced the second high-profile music act to happen during this football season's halftime shows is Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc. Blacc will perform with the Golden Band from Tigerland during the LSU-Arkansas game on Nov. 14. He's best known for his singles "I Need A Dollar"... more »
  • LSU's Cam Cameron diagnosed with prostate cancer

    August 28, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Friday he was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year, but was recently given "a clean bill of health." Cameron, who has been with the Tigers since 2013, told media at the Football Operations building he had undergone treatment and... more »
  • LSU classes begin Monday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 24, 2015 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU faculty, staff and students are heading back to class Monday morning. University president, Dr. F. King Alexander stopped by 2une In this morning to tell News 2's John Pastorek about his expectations for the upcoming year. Students moved onto campus last week and have spent the last... more »
  • Texas judge dismisses Chavis lawsuit against LSU

    August 21, 2015 5:41 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A Texas judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by Texas A&M assistant coach John Chavis against LSU Friday. Chavis and LSU both filed lawsuits against one another after he left for a job at Texas A&M. At issue is a $400,000 buyout clause in Chavis's contract,... more »
  • Family Values: LSU's Travin Dural and SU's Randall Menard rescues woman over the summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 2:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU coach Les Miles spent a portion of his post-practice media session praising junior wide receiver Travin Dural for his heroic act from July 30. That day, Dural and his cousin, Southern wide receiver Randall Menard, passed an overturned vehicle shortly after leaving their home in... more »
  • Public meeting set to discuss future of LSU's newspaper

    August 10, 2015 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU students and alumni have been voicing concerns over ongoing discussions about possibly cutting the print schedule of the university's storied Daily Reveille campus newspaper. A public meeting scheduled Aug. 22 will give them a chance to discuss the future of campus media with LSU leaders. Supporters are... more »
  • LSU day 3 practice report check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Miss Baton Rouge attending "Hot Off The Press" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU football season is right around the corner and 225 Magazine is dedicating the entire August issue to the tigers. “Hot Off the Press” is being held Thursday at the La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge. Miss Baton Rouge, Devin Boyd, will also... more »
  • LSU golf commit wins US Junior Amateur championship

    July 25, 2015 8:07 PM

    BLUFFTON, S.C. - Philip Barbaree rallied to win the U.S. Junior Amateur on Saturday, beating Andrew Orischak on the 37th hole after overcoming a late five-hole deficit. The 17-year-old Barbaree, from Shreveport, Louisiana, won the par-5 29th and par-4 30th with birdies and the par-4 32nd and 33rd with pars... more »
  • Miles, LSU staff attend LHSCA coaches convention check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2015 12:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While high school football coaches around the state took time to listen to Les Miles, the LSU head coach and his staff took the opportunity to forge better relationships with the coaches at the Louisiana High School Coaches Association's Summer Coaches Clinic on Tuesday at the Crowne... more »
  • LSU's Lange tapped for freshman All-American first team

    June 23, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baseball America named LSU pitcher Alex Lange to its first team All-American squad this week. Lange joined four other Southeastern Conference first-timers on the team, Vanderbilt's Jeren Kendall and Kyle Wright as well as Florida's J.J. Schwarz, giving the SEC the most players of any league... more »
  • LSU eliminated from CWS with 8-4 loss to TCU

    June 18, 2015 8:01 PM

    OMAHA - The LSU Tiger baseball team started hot, but faded in their rematch bid against the TCU Horned Frogs as they fall 8-4. LSU tied the game at 3 in the third inning, but TCU reliever Trey Teakell followed by retiring ten straight Tiger batters to shut down... more »
  • LSU to start lefty Zac Person against TCU Thursday

    June 17, 2015 7:44 PM

    OMAHA, NE - LSU (54-11) seeks to win a second College World Series elimination game at 7 p.m. Thursday when the Tigers face TCU (50-14) at TD Ameritrade Park. Thursday's game will be televised by ESPN, and it may be viewed at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app. The game... more »
  • Tigers defeat Titans 5-3 at CWS check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2015 3:25 PM

    OMAHA, NB - Alex Lange rallied from an uncharacteristically slow start to pitch a complete game for the LSU baseball team, and the Tigers rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat Cal State Fullerton 5-3 and stay alive in the College World Series. Head coach Paul Mainieri has moved... more »
  • These cats don't care

    June 11, 2015 12:30 PM

    As the old fable goes, cats don't like water. But, all lore aside, there is a crew of felines from Baton Rouge that seem to thrive in it. The LSU Tigers baseball team is 7-0 in games affected by rain this season. One April matchup against Georgia was washed... more »
  • LSU, ULL prepare for Super Regional collision check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 5, 2015 11:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The winnner of the LSU/ Louisiana Lafayette showdown this weekend will earn the crown that goes with being called "the Kings of Louisiana," according to Ragin' Cajuns shortstop Blake Trahan. The Tigers have often worn that crown (seeking their 17th College World Series appearance if they... more »
  • Super Regional tickets sell out in five minutes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 4, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Standing-room only tickets at Alex Box Stadium for this weekend's Super Regional went on sale at 8 a.m. Friday. By 8:05 a.m. they were all gone according to the university, which had predicted they would go fast. "We anticipate selling out in less than 5... more »
  • Baseball, bets, and brewing to collide at Super Regional

    June 3, 2015 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two lawmakers and some Louisiana brew will be just one of the things on the line during this weekend's Super Regional between LSU and UL-Lafayette. Rep. Garrett Graves from Baton Rouge and Rep. Charles Boustany from Lafayette agreed on Twitter to a friendly wager over the... more »
  • LSU golf beats Georgia in national semis, will face Southern Cal for national title

    June 2, 2015 7:54 PM

    Bradenton, FL - The LSU golf team defeated Georgia in the national semifinals, and now they are one win away from capturing their fifth national title in program history. The Tigers got a battle from the Bulldogs at Concession Golf Club, as the best-of-five match play series was evenly... more »
  • Teams arrive at Baton Rouge regional ready to take a shot at #2 seed LSU

    May 28, 2015 7:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team will have championship company in the Baton Rouge regional beginning tomorrow, but the Tigers are confident they've prepared well for the weekend. The first opponent, Lehigh, comes to Louisiana as the Patriots League tournament champion. The Mountain Hawks have a lineup with... more »
  • Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

    May 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance. The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • LSU one of 16 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals

    May 25, 2015 9:49 AM

    OMAHA- Four teams from the Southeastern Conference and three from the Atlantic Coast Conference are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. Defending champion Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida and Texas A&M are the SEC hosts, and the ACC hosts are Louisville, Miami and Florida... more »
  • WCWS Berth at Stake in First Baton Rouge Super Regional for LSU check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 22, 2015 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - After a thrilling comeback that allowed the team to continue its record-breaking season, the No. 8 LSU softball team, seeded fifth overall, returns to Tiger Park for the final time in 2015 to host the No. 16 and 12th-seeded Arizona Wildcats in the 2015 Baton Rouge... more »
  • LSU forces deciding game 7 of softball regional

    May 17, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Softball team forced a winner take all game 7 at the Baton Rouge regional against Arizona State. The Tigers, needing to win two to advance to the super regionals, beat the Sun Devils 5-0 in the first game of the day. The win comes... 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 »
  • #1 LSU takes opener against Mizzou, 8-3

    May 9, 2015 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top ranked LSU baseball (17-7, 41-8) team won the first game against Missouri (14-11, 28-22) 8-3 in the final home series of the year. They also sit alone in first place in the SEC west after a loss by Texas A&M. Jared Poche' got the... more »
  • Bregman, Lange and Scivicque named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List

    May 7, 2015 9:15 PM

    DURHAM, N.C. - LSU players Kade Scivicque, Alex Bregman and Alex Lange have been named to the 30-player USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list. The announcement of the list continues the journey to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country in a presentation on Tuesday, June 23,... more »
  • LSU fails to sweep, falls to Mississippi State 8-7 in 12 innings

    May 2, 2015 9:25 PM

    STARKVILLE - Third baseman Seth Heck's RBI single Saturday in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Mississippi State to an 8-7 victory over top-ranked LSU at Dudy Noble Field. Mississippi State improved to 24-24 overall and 8-16 in SEC play. LSU, which has won 17 of its last... more »

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