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LSU students proud of Lolo Jones' rare accomplishment

Lolo Jones gets to continue her Olympic dream. The former LSU track star earned a spot on the bobsled team bound for Sochi. She becomes one of only ten Americans ever picked for both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Lolo Jones competes in 3rd Olympic games

Lolo Jones, a former LSU Tiger, has officially been named a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. Baton Rouge locals might remember Jones from her time as an LSU track and field standout.

Parkview Baptist names interim head football coach

Following coach Kenny Guillot’s decision to step down, Parkview Baptist has named current defensive coordinator, Jay Mayet, as the interim head football coach.

Guillot resigns as Parkview Baptist head football coach

Longtime Parkview Baptist School head coach Kenny Guillot has resigned as the school’s head football coach for health related reasons.

The world's toughest bike race: 12,000 km across Africa

 A group of international cyclists gathered around in the restaurant of Khartoum's old Accropole Hotel and listened attentively to an orientation by the tour's chief coordinator.

VIDEO: Miles comments on soon-to-be hired offensive line coach

He said he didn’t want to talk about it. Then he did.

UL-L Ragin' Cajuns gear up for 2014 baseball season

The Ragin Cajuns’ Baseball Team is getting ready for 2014 season. Head coach Tony Robichaux is eager for his team to start practicing for the upcoming 2014 season.

Harlem Globetrotters bring serious fun to court, classroom wherever they go

The jesters of the jump shot will return to town. But they already started making an impact on their biggest fans.

Southern's Godfrey named SWAC Player of the Week

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has selected Southern U

Appearances by Current and Former Major Leaguers Highlight 2 Seam Dream Foundation Cancer Awareness Day Saturday at Alex Box

The 2 Seam Dream Foundation will holds its second annual Cancer Awareness Day Saturday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Alex Rodriguez suspended for entire 2014 season

An arbitrator Saturday upheld most of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez's 211-game doping suspension, keeping him out of the 162-game 2014 regular season and the postseason.

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics by the numbers

The 22nd Winter Olympic Games open in Sochi, Russia, in less than a month. Here's a look at some key facts and figures related to what appears will be among the most expensive Olympics ever.

Death threats and denial for woman who showed college athletes struggle to read

The death threats, Mary Willingham expected.

CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork. He couldn't read or write.

LSU to hold banquet for 2014 baseball team

A "First Pitch" banquet will be held for the 2014 LSU Baseball team. The banquet is considered to be the start of LSU’s college baseball season, and will be at 6 p.m. on January 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.