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Ballard returns to LSU women's hoops program

 – LSU women’s basketball coach Nikki Caldwell announced Thursday that Danielle Ballard will return for game competition effective immediately.

VIDEO: Johnny Jones previews SEC opener

Johnny Jones and the LSU men's basketball team tipoff the SEC portion of their schedule Thursday night.  They'll take on Missouri at 6 p.m.on ESPN2. 

LSU to open 2017 season against BYU in Houston

 LSU will open the 2017 football season on Saturday, Sept. 2, against BYU in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, the schools announced Thursday.

LSU to open SEC play at Missouri on Thursday

 – And so it begins for the LSU men’s basketball team. 18 games. 18 tests. A journey of nine weeks.

Saints LB Junior Gallette arrested on domestic violence charge

New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was arrested on a domestic violence charge in Kenner on Monday, officials said. Galette's cousin, 26-year-old Terrance Banks, was also arrested on a domestic violence charge in the incident.

Oregon, Ohio State to meet in NCAA football championship

The matchup in the title game of the new college football playoff system likely wouldn't have happened in past years.

LSU set for classic matchup with Notre Dame in Music City Bowl

LSU will play in a bowl game for the 15th straight year on Dec. 30 when the 23rd-ranked Tigers face Notre Dame in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn. Kickoff between the Tigers and Irish is set for 2:02 p.m.

Tiger Woods targets return to form in 2015

  The Tiger will be back on the prowl in 2015 -- and that's according to the man himself.

Forbes ranks LSU 5th most valuable college football team

LSU is the fifth most valuable team in college football, according to Forbes magazine.

NFL toughens policy addressing assault and domestic violence

NFL teams have unanimously endorsed a new personal conduct policy for all NFL employees after discussions that included experts on domestic violence and sexual assault, the league announced Wednesday.

LSU's Collins wins SEC Jacobs Blocking Trophy

 LSU senior left tackle La’el Collins became the sixth Tiger in school history to win the prestigious Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the Southeastern Conference’s most outstanding blocker, the SEC office announced Wednesday.

Texas high school cancels classes for football playoff game

Classes are canceled Friday at one southeast Texas high school thanks to the success of the school's football team. Crosby High School's team earned a spot in the semi-state playoff game.

2014 All-SEC football team announced

  Alabama and Missouri each placed a league-leading seven representatives on the 2014 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Football Team, it was announced on Tuesday.

Southern QB Howard named finalist for FCS Award

 The Southwestern Athletic Conference had five football student-athletes named finalists for the Sports Network FCS Awards.

LSU to face Notre Dame in Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

 LSU will make its first trip to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 when the 23rd-ranked Tigers face Notre Dame in Nashville, Tenn.