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  • LSU hopes to draw fans with tweaks to stadium tech

    LSU hopes to draw fans with tweaks to stadium tech

    Updated: 1:08 PM 9/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The latest and greatest technology will be at the forefront of the improved experience LSU Tiger fans can expect as the university's efforts to improve overall fan experience gets underway this season. New HD video screens and LED message boards are among the first improvements game... (More)
  • Southern doesn't take long to make QB switch

    Updated: 7:24 AM 9/1/2014

    LAFAYETTE - Dawson Odums began with Deonte Shorts at quarterback for his Southern University football team at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, but quickly moved to freshman Austin Howard. 

    It remains to be seen whether Odums will continue with Howard as the starter on September 6 against Central Methodist, but Odums likes what he sees from the former West St. John standout. 

    Sports 2's Seth Lewis explains why Odums made the switch against the Cajuns. 

  • Former Tiger Ernst wins 1st LPGA title

    Former Tiger Ernst wins 1st LPGA title

    Updated: 7:23 AM 9/1/2014

    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)
  • Tony Stewart returns to Nascar, finishes 41st in Atlanta

    Tony Stewart returns to Nascar, finishes 41st in Atlanta

    Updated: 11:06 PM 8/31/2014

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night. Kahne's first win of the season earned him... (More)
  • ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    Updated: 4:44 PM 8/31/2014

    LAFAYETTE - Terrance Broadway threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Broadway threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes and Louisiana took a 24-0 lead into halftime and moved past 14-year NFL veteran... (More)
  • #13 LSU rallies for come-from-behind win over #14 Wisconsin

    #13 LSU rallies for come-from-behind win over #14 Wisconsin

    Updated: 10:56 AM 8/31/2014

    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)
  • Rams cut Sam, 1st drafted openly gay player

    Rams cut Sam, 1st drafted openly gay player

    Updated: 3:19 PM 8/30/2014

    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and... (More)
  • Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    Updated: 2:27 PM 8/30/2014

    LAFAYETTE - The Southern Jags are looking for a repeat performance of their SWAC championship starting tonight at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin Cajuns won a share of the Sun Belt Conference title last year and their 3rd straight R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. They will be looking... (More)
  • Jennings to start at quarterback vs Wisconsin

    Updated: 11:05 PM 8/29/2014

    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)
  • U-High and Central win jamboree games

    Updated: 11:04 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - High school jamborees continuing on Friday in the Baton Rouge Area. At Olympia Park, U-High defeating McKinley 21-7 thanks to Nic Brossette, who scored a touchdown in the game. Also at Olympia, Northeast defeating Tara 8-6. In Zachary, Central getting the win over Baker 21-0, as James Schopp caught two touchdowns in the victory.

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