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Top quarterback prospect Brandon Harris signs with LSU

– LSU became one of the first programs in college football to take advantage of new NCAA legislation Thursday as the Tigers signed highly-touted quarterback prospect Brandon Harris to an Institutional Financial Aid Agreement.

LSU men's basketball season begins with free exhibition tonight

The LSU men’s basketball team has its final tune-up before opening the 2013-14 season tonight night at 7:00 p.m. at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against Xavier of New Orleans.

LSU-Alabama ticket demand skyrockets price

The demand in the secondary market for tickets to this weekend's LSU-Alabama football game has made prices skyrocket.

Southeastern surging in Southland Conference

The Southeastern Lion football program is turning heads. They’ve won six straight games and sit in first place in the Southland Conference.

LSU commit Trey Quinn sets Louisiana state record for career receptions

Wide Receiver Trey Quinn of Barbe (La.) High School was named the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Player of the Week, for the week ending November 2. The LSU commit caught 14 passes on Friday for 152 yards in a win against Sulphur.

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger named semifinalist for Davey O'Brien Award

– After delivering one of the best seasons by a quarterback in LSU history, senior Zach Mettenberger has been named one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, which is presented annually to college foo

LSU football advances in polls during bye week

While on its first bye week of the 2013 season, the LSU football team advanced one spot in the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Poll released on Sunday morning.

Boston Red Sox parade reclaims marathon finish line

Six months ago, the finish line of the Boston Marathon was a scene of smoke, blood and death.

LSU DB arrested on battery charges

Another LSU football player is in trouble with the law. Redshirt Freshman Defensive Back Kavarha Holmes was arrested and charged with simple battery on October 22.

Southeastern offers fan bus trip for Saturday's game at McNeese

Southeastern Louisiana Athletics has a limited amount of tickets remaining on the fan bus headed to Lake Charles on Saturday for the 7 p.m. showdown for the Southland lead between the No. 25 Lions and No. 4/7 McNeese State.

World Series ticket at Fenway Park goes for $12,092

A front-row seat to potentially witness history Wednesday night at Fenway Park in Boston won't come cheap -- and neither will the tickets for standing-room-only.

Jags hoping to end first quarter woes

Southern head football coach Dawson Odums knows his team is fortunate. “We are blessed to be at the top. But we have to take care of business,” he said.

Pelicans to host Indiana Pacers in season opener on October 30

As a new era in New Orleans basketball begins, the New Orleans Pelicans will host the Indiana Pacers in their first regular-season game of the 2013-14 season on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:00 p.m.

NJ Governor gets Shaq-sized endorsement

Shaq publicly announced he’s supporting New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie. The former LSU and NBA star is featured in a new ad for Christie’s re-election campaign.

International touch could help Tiger basketball teams in 2013-14

Both Nikki Caldwell and Johnny Jones enter the new college basketball season with a handful of key returning players that should pave the way in terms of leadership.