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Jim Hawthorne to retire from calling LSU games in 2016

Jim Hawthorne has announced he will retire after 35 years of calling LSU sporting events on the radio, according to a report from LSU Athletics.

Tom Brady gives MVP truck to rookie Malcolm Butler

The player who sealed New England's Super Bowl victory against Seattle with a dramatic play in the final seconds was rewarded for his effort by the game's MVP.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named to Golden Spikes Award watch list

LSU junior shortstop Alex Bregman was named Tuesday to the 50-player preseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list.

Judge orders Tom Benson be given mental evaluation

An Orleans Parish judge has granted a request for a mental evaluation to be performed on Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson.

NCAA takes away spring practice from Southern

 Southern football will not hold a spring practice session in 2015. The Jags will serve their final punishment for low APR scores from 2007-2011.

3 Baton Rouge football players commit to Ivy League Schools

National Signing Day is the culmination of hard work dedication for high school athletes everywhere. In Baton Rouge, over 50 students signed a letter of intent today.

National Signing Day: Jaguars welcome 2015 class

 National Signing Day is here and the Southern University football program is excited to welcome the future wave of Jaguars destined to compete for Southwestern Athletic Conference championships for years to come.

National Signing Day: LSU's 2015 recruiting class

 2015 LSU Football – Signees

Local stars dominate 17-member Tulane football signing class

In what has become a recurring theme for the Green Wave since the arrival of head coach Curtis Johnson, the Tulane University football team received a heavy dose of local flavor as the program signed 17 student-athletes to National Letters-of-I

National Signing Day: Southeastern signs 28 to complete 2015 class

Southeastern Louisiana has added 28 student-athletes who will continue their academic endeavors and look to help SLU win its third straight Southland Conference Championship as members of the Lion football progra

St. Michael’s RB Matthew Butler signs with Texas Southern University

Senior Matthew Butler signed his letter of intent to play football with Texas Southern University under Head Coach Darrell Asberry.

Pelicans snap Atlanta’s 19-game win streak

The Atlanta Hawks came into the Smoothie King Center on Monday with a league-high 19 game winning streak, the 5th longest in NBA history.

LSU softball hosts annual Media Day

Just a few days removed from the season opener against Memphis this Friday, head coach Beth Torina and members of the 19th ranked LSU softball team were on hand for the team’s annual Media Day, previewing the 2015 season that starts at 4

Police: Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested on soliciting prostitution charge

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute early Monday, just hours after covering the Super Bowl for the NFL Network, Phoenix police said.

Patriots win Super Bowl

 Two of the best late-game quarterbacks in NFL history stood toe-to-toe. The young one blinked, and the old guy won.