Updated: 9:35 PM 7/28/2014BATON 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)
Updated: 4:55 PM 7/28/2014LOS ANGELES - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife in the case that arose after the 80-year-old billionaire was... (More)
Updated: 3:18 PM 7/28/2014BATON ROUGE - LSU Police confirmed that two freshmen LSU football players were arrested and issued misdemeanor citations for on-campus incidents last week. The first involved defensive lineman Trey Lealaimatafao, 17, of San Antonio, Texas. Police said he stole a bicycle parked outside of Middleton Library. Freshman Lealaimatafao... (More)
Updated: 7:07 AM 7/28/2014BATON ROUGE - Facing sweltering heat, stiff competition, and his 4th round of golf in 2 days, Scott Willfong staved off all of the adverse elements to win the Baton Rouge amateur golf championship Sunday afternoon at Santa Maria golf course. Willfong fired an even-par 72 to beat 7-time... (More)
Updated: 7:07 AM 7/28/2014BOURNE, 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)
Updated: 2:28 AM 7/28/2014LOS ANGELES - Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday that Shelly Sterling had no right to make... (More)
Updated: 11:08 PM 7/27/2014BAKER - Sandwhiched between Scotlandville and Zachary, the Baker Buffalos are trying one again to establish an identity as a force to be reckoned with, starting with district 3-7A. The Buffalos went 1-9 in 2012, the first year under head coach Richard Oliver, but improved to 3-7 last year... (More)
Updated: 10:59 PM 7/26/2014NASHVILLE, TN - Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. Mettenberger was sucker-punched last weekend by an Alabama fan while at a bar with fellow rookie Taylor Lewan. A man came up to him and said, "Roll Tide." The former LSU quarterback,... (More)
Updated: 10:55 PM 7/26/2014
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 defensive line.
Head coach Keith Carona says the Tigers have a chance to be a very physical team this year in district 8-3A, as long as they can stay healthy.
Updated: 10:46 PM 7/26/2014BATON ROUGE - Archie Manning laughed at the Manning Passing Academy when asked about his new role as one of the 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee: he said the college football players around him probably had no idea. "I don't think they know I'm on... (More)