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NFL gives armless high school kicker VIP trip to Super Bowl

His pick to win the big game may have lost Sunday, but 14-year-old Isaac Lufkin is still smiling after a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Super Bowl.

LSU Softball’s Andrews Collects All-SEC Preseason Team Accolades

LSU junior outfielder A.J. Andrews was one of 15 players to secure All-SEC Preseason-Team honors Monday as selected by the league’s coaches.

LSU's O'Bryant III and Mickey earn honors from SEC

LSU forwards Johnny O’Bryant III and Jordan Mickey were both honored by the Southeastern Conference for their play in the Tiger basketball teams wins over nationally-ranked Kentucky and Arkansas.

Americans stay away from expensive Sochi

Many American winter sports fans will stay away from next month's Sochi Games, put off by the eye-watering cost and hassle of traveling to the Russian resort.

Hoops and History: LSU hosts Tiger Basketball Talk with Dale Brown and Rudy Macklin

Local journalist and talk-show host Jim Engster will interview former LSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dale Brown, along with LSU basketball superstar Rudy Macklin for the Hoops and History event on Saturday, Feb. 1.

US Olympians, fans express worries about Sochi security

Seven days until the winter Olympics kick off right here on NBC33 While most people will be watching from home, some athletes who were supposed to go may be doing the same.

Southern Men's Basketball to honor seven legends Saturday

Head Coach Roman Banks and the Men's Basketball program will honor seven former Southern University employees for their contributions to the athletics department during halftime of Saturday's home game at the F.G.

LSU Baseball ranked No. 2 in 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll

LSU is ranked No. 2 in the 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll released Wednesday. Cal State Fullerton is No.

LSU moving forward to play Kentucky on Tuesday night

As LSU moves forward on playing the nationally-televised game between LSU and Kentucky Tuesday night at the Maravich Assembly Center, Coach Johnny Jones met with the media to discuss his team.

US Olympic uniforms unveiled for opening, closing ceremonies

The uniforms the US Olympic team will be wearing for Sochi’s opening and closing ceremonies were unveiled on the today show Thursday morning.

Friday's LSU Gymnastics meet moved to Saturday at 1 p.m.

The LSU gymnastics meet originally scheduled for Friday evening has been postponed to Saturday at 1 p.m. CT inside the Maravich Center. The school cites potentially hazardous travel conditions as the reason for the change.

Jordan Mickey on midseason list of nine for Tisdale award for nation's top freshman

– LSU forward Jordan Mickey is one of nine freshmen announced on Friday as on the midseason watch list for the 2014 Integris Wayman Tisdale Award presented by the United State Basketball Writers Association.

Southeastern finalizes midyear additions

The Southeastern Louisiana football program finalized its list of midyear additions on Thursday, when Lion head coach Ron Roberts announced two student-athletes who previously participated at the Football Bowl Subdivision level and will continu

BR man redefines what it means to be an athlete

For athletes, it's the thrill of the race or that big game, adrenaline pumping, as they push themselves to the limit. Well, for one local man, his ability to compete in his sport changed in an instant when he lost both of his legs.

LSU cancels indoor high school track meet scheduled for Saturday

The LSU High School Qualifier scheduled for Saturday at the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus has been cancelled.