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  • Beckham's star on the rise

    Beckham's star on the rise

    Updated: 1:56 PM 10/21/2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Life in the NFL is changing quickly for New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The first-round draft pick has gone from a player who could not get on the field because of a hamstring injury, to an exciting young talent to Giants' No. 1... (More)
  • LSU's White earns weekly honor from LSWA

    LSU's White earns weekly honor from LSWA

    Updated: 1:54 PM 10/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Grambling State, Louisiana Tech and LSU all scored important conference victories on Saturday and players from those schools won this week's state player of the week honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Grambling quarterback Johnathan Williams had a big game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff to... (More)
  • LSU sprinter accused of rape

    LSU sprinter accused of rape

    Updated: 10:51 AM 10/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An All-American sprinter on LSU's track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly raped her at an off-campus party. 20-year-old Nethaneel Joseph Mitchell-Blake was booked early Monday morning with forcible rape. Deputies say the 18-year-old woman told investigators that Mitchell-Blake allegedly raped her... (More)
  • Archie Manning excuses himself from playoff committee

    Archie Manning excuses himself from playoff committee

    Updated: 9:36 AM 10/21/2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) - Archie Manning is taking a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee, which will not replace him this season and go forward with 12 members as it chooses four semifinalists for the first time. Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock said Manning will have... (More)
  • Miles sees improvement with top 3 Ole Miss looming

    Miles sees improvement with top 3 Ole Miss looming

    Updated: 9:35 AM 10/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU coach Les Miles says the Tigers are demonstrating improvement in all phases and enjoying a recent resurgence that has lifted them back into the Top 25 as a visit from third-ranked Mississippi approaches. Miles says the Tigers' offensive line is blocking better in the... (More)
  • Saints look for silver lining after losing to Lions

    Saints look for silver lining after losing to Lions

    Updated: 10:52 PM 10/20/2014

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton is starting this week by emphasizing the many good things he noticed during New Orleans' latest loss. With his players mystified by their inability to close out close games, Payton is steering clear of the kind of criticism that could shatter the... (More)
  • Lions rally late for 24-23 win over Saints

    Lions rally late for 24-23 win over Saints

    Updated: 8:30 AM 10/20/2014

    DETROIT - Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Saints (2-4) were in control late in the fourth quarter when Stafford... (More)
  • College Gameday coming to Baton Rouge

    College Gameday coming to Baton Rouge

    Updated: 8:30 AM 10/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - ESPN announced Sunday that they will broadcast their popular college football pregame show from Baton Rouge next Saturday when LSU takes on Ole Miss. The news came Sunday morning after the Tigers dismantled the Kentucky Wildcats 41-3. ESPN's College Gameday airs on ESPN from 8... (More)
  • Magee leads LSU past Kentucky, 41-3

    Magee leads LSU past Kentucky, 41-3

    Updated: 10:52 AM 10/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Terrence Magee amassed 220 all-purpose yards and rushed for two touchdowns, Tre'Davious White scored on a 67-yard punt return and LSU routed Kentucky 41-3 on Saturday night. Travin Dural caught a 32-yard touchdown pass from Anthony Jennings and Leonard Fournette added a short scoring run for the... (More)
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 6: D'Andre Jackson

    Updated: 6:04 AM 10/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville's D'Andre Jackson isn't what you would expect of a typical 5A defensive tackle. The senior stands at 5'7", and weighs only 190 pounds. But for what he lacks in size, he makes up in speed, intelligence and lower body strength. Walker got a taste of... (More)