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LSU defeats Tulane, 6-0, for 13th shutout of the year

Sixth-ranked LSU defeated Tulane, 6-0, Tuesday night for the Tigers’ 13th shutout of the year at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  

Southern’s Devin Jenkins named men's SWAC Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Position: Sprints Class: Sophomore Hometown: Kapolei, HI

Local runners describe emotion of 2014 Boston Marathon

Among the 31,805 runners who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, about two dozen traveled from Baton Rouge.

LSU Baseball vs. Tulane on Military Appreciation Night

 Sixth-ranked LSU (30-10-1) opens a five-game homestand at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when the Tigers play host to Tulane (15-22) in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Cador to unveil autobiography at Thursday presser

Cador credits friend, Alice Park who insisted he write this book to help motivate someone else.

LSU in search of second straight Super Six appearance

The third-seeded LSU gymnastics team will compete for a spot in the NCAA Super Six Finals for the second straight season and fourth time overall when the Tigers take on five other teams in NCAA Semifinal I at 1 p.m. CT Friday in BJCC Arena.

Zurich Classic Capital One Bank Celebrity Shootout players announced

Recently signed New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey will make his public debut when sports and music stars will tee it up for their respective charities in the Capital One Bank Celebrity Shootout at 3 p.m.

ESPN to televise LSU-Wisconsin game in Houston; Kickoff at 8 p.m. CT

LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the network announced on Wednesday.

Lady Jaguar softball team eyes SWAC title after 0-23 start

The Southern softball program hasn’t had much to cheer about in recent years. The 2014 season didn’t start well but there’s a renewed spirit on campus.

LSU adds home-and-home series with Syracuse; Tigers to open 2015 against McNesse

LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday.

Plaisance chosen by Tulsa Shock in 2014 WNBA Draft

Theresa Plaisance was selected with the 27th pick by the Tulsa Shock during Monday’s WNBA Draft held at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino. She becomes the 17th player to be drafted in program history.

Pulitzer Prize winner working on LSU book: 'Walking with Tigers'

New York native Jeffrey Marx is now working on his sixth book. The Pulitzer Prize winner and two-time New York Times best selling author is currently writing one LSU fans should love.

LSU baseball vs. Arkansas this weekend

Eighth-ranked LSU (25-8-1, 6-5-1 SEC) plays host to Arkansas (21-13, 6-6 SEC) in a three-game Southeastern Conference series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU athletics generates $397.5 million in new sales at Baton Rouge area firms

LSU Athletics generated $397.5 million in new sales to Baton Rouge area firms, including $119.7 million in new household earnings, in 2012 according to an updated study by former LSU economics professor Dr. Loren C. Scott.  

LSU football Pro Timing Day quotes

  LSU Coach Les Miles on QB Zach Mettenberger…