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IHRA Nitro Jam coming to Port Allen

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series will be in Port Allen, LA at the State Capitol Raceway.

LSU defeats Grambling, 7-1

 Second-ranked LSU (12-1) extended its winning streak to nine games by defeating Grambling, 7-1, Wednesday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU's Quarterman named SEC Player of the Week

LSU men’s basketball player Tim Quarterman was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after his rare triple double Saturday in the Maravich Center against Ole Miss.

Blind wrestler enjoys success at state competition

 He can’t see the opposition. But he enjoys the feeling of success.

LSU-SLU baseball showdown moved to Thursday

UPDATE (7:55 AM): Due to the continued inclement weather forecast for the Baton Rouge area on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the LSU-Southeastern Louisiana baseball game has been moved to Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Pelicans overcome 18-point deficit to beat Raptors 100-97

Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.

Sahvanna Jaquish named SEC softball player of the week

LSU sophomore infielder Sahvanna Jaquish was named the Southeastern Conference Softball Player of the Week the league announced today, giving LSU its second weekly award winner this season.

LSU's Kade Scivicque earns SEC co-player of the week

 LSU senior catcher Kade Scivicque earned Southeastern Conference Co-Player of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Scivicque shared the honor with Buddy Reed of Florida.

Criminal charges against Saints player Junior Galette dropped

A misdemeanor domestic violence charge against Saints player Junior Galette will not be prosecuted. Galette’s attorney, Ralph Whalen, said in a statement Thursday that Kenner Assistant City Attorney dismissed the charge.

LSU-Boston College ready for three-game series at Alex Box Stadium

 – Second-ranked LSU (3-1) plays host to Boston College (2-2) in a three-game series beginning at 2 p.m. CT Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU-Boston College series adjusted due to anticipated inclement weather

Due to a forecast of severe weather in the Baton Rouge area on Sunday, the schedule for this weekend’s LSU-Boston College baseball series has been adjusted so that all three games may be played in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU baseball to take on Nicholls St. on Wednesday

 – Second-ranked LSU (3-0) plays host to Nicholls (2-1) at 6:30 p.m. CT Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

New rule changes for high school football

 In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee expanded the provisions of unnecessary roughness to include contact wi

LSU baseball opens 2015 season vs. Kansas this weekend

 – Second-ranked LSU opens the 2015 season at 7 p.m. CT Friday when the Tigers meet Kansas in Game 1 of a three-game series in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Harlem Globetrotters player spreads anti-bullying message to young fans

The Harlem Globetrotters make a lot of young children happy with their play on the court, but they also make a lot of them better people through their work off the court.