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Man loses Super Bowl pass because of Facebook post

It was a dream job for longtime Arizona sports fan Russ Knight - a chance to work at the Super Bowl. But that dream turned into nightmare, because of a seemingly innocent Facebook post on the Internet.

‘Deflategate’ controversy looms as Super Bowl hype builds

As the hype builds ahead of the Super Bowl, questions surrounding the New England Patriots and under-inflated balls still linger.

LSU sets dates for spring football, other events

 LSU has set the dates for spring football practice and other football-related events this spring as the Tigers will begin preparing for their 11th season under head coach Les Miles in 2015.

Young LSU pitchers look to lead Tigers back to College World Series

 LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri and his players met with reporters Friday during the Tigers’ annual Media Day activities in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

NHL partners with GoPro for on-ice action during live games

Soon hockey fans will be closer to every goal and penalty shot thanks to GoPro.

Jordan twins stand out among Tigers for unique look and playing style

LSU brought in the top-ranked recruiting class in the country to join the 2015 team. It includes a pair of players from Lake Charles who are making quite an impression, both for their skills and for their looks.

LHSAA talks playoffs prior to state convention

"I think the way that it's worked in football is that it's better if we are together. In the playoffs you miss those big competitions between private and public schools."

Replay app leads local HS football teams to playoffs

 It's the same technology used in the NFL and Southeastern Conference. Now, it's giving local high school football teams an edge over their opponents.

Tom Benson changes ownership plans of Saints, Pelicans

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson issued a statement Thursday after it was learned he restructured the ownership transfer and control of the NFL and NBA teams to his wife Gayle.

Southeastern's QB added to Senior Bowl roster

Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett has been added to the South roster for the Reese’s Senior Bowl, scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.

Ex-LSU player, NFL prospect arrested on domestic abuse charge

Elliott Porter played center at LSU and has been described as a smart player who knows how to make the calls and the checks on the offensive line.

Seahawks fans regret leaving game in 4th quarter

The final moments of the Seahawks-Packers game were a roller coaster ride, but some fans missed it because they left the game early. Seattle trailed 19-7 with about four minutes remaining and some fans decided to give up.

6 LSU underclassmen will return for 2015 football season

Six LSU underclassmen – four juniors and two redshirt sophomores – announced on Friday that they will remain in school for another year.

Muhammad Ali released from hospital one eve of 73rd birthday

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is back at home following several days in the hospital, a family spokesman said Friday.

Ed Orgeron joins LSU staff as defensive line coach

 Ed Orgeron, one of the premier defensive line coaches and recruiters in college football, has been named LSU’s defensive line coach, head coach Les Miles announced on Wednesday morning.