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Brees named NFC Player of the Week

Saints QB Drew Brees was named NFC Player of the Week today for his performance against the dolphins Monday night. His four touchdowns helped the Saints stay perfect on the year.

Practice officially begins for LSU Men's Basketball team

– Coach Johnny Jones and his LSU men’s basketball team went through a crisp two-hour practice Tuesday on the main floor of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center as the road to the 2013-14 basketball season officially started.

LSU-Florida football game set to kickoff at 2:30 p.m.

LSU’s game against 18th-ranked Florida will take place on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m.

Tigers hope to correct mistakes for Mississippi State

The LSU defense hopes to fix the problems that led to a 44-41 loss to Georgia Saturday.

Restaurants and fans prepare for the Saints' big match-up

The Saints are gearing up for their big match-up against the Miami Dolphins Monday night. In the meantime, restaurants and fans throughout Baton Rouge are getting amped up for the game.

Southern University's 'Human Jukebox' to play at Saints game on Monday night

The Southern University Marching Band will provide the halftime show performance at the New Orleans Saints game Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

LSU baseball squad starts practice on Sunday

The 2014 LSU baseball squad takes the field for the first time at 4 p.m. Sunday, as the Tigers begin their six-week fall practice period in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

After Dodgers-Giants game, a death, an arrest and outrage

An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of a man who was apparently killed in an argument stemming from a long and intense West Coast baseball rivalry.

Hill receives honor from Maxwell Club

Sophomore running back Jeremy Hill picked up his first national award on Thursday as he was recognized by the Maxwell Football Club as the Maxwell Player of the Week for his performance in LSU’s 35-21 win over Auburn on Saturday in Tiger

Paul Oliver: Latest in a string of NFL suicides

Paul Oliver, a former defensive back for the University of Georgia and the San Diego Chargers, was found dead this week, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Fantasy Football Minute: Week 4

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Southern issues traffic and parking information for Saturday

In anticipation of an above average crowd for this Saturday's Jackson State football game, Southern University reveals several gameday parking and traffic information to help accommodate fans traveling to the Baton Rouge campus.

U-High RB Moses says LSU commitment is an easy one

LSU fans will have their fingers crossed for the next three-plus years that Dylan Moses stays true to his word. Moses is projected to be the best player in the country when it's time to head to college.

Arrangements made for former LSU coach Paul Dietzel

The following are the funeral arrangements for Paul Dietzel: Date: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

LSU coach Les Miles comments on the passing of Paul Dietzel

LSU head coach Les Miles realeased the following statement on the passing of former LSU head coach Paul Dietzel.