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'Louisiana Legends': BR powerlifter makes new team to bring LA lifters together

A local world champion powerlifter wants to make his mark, and he wants to make it right here at home. So, he formed his own team in hopes to make Louisiana a "powerlifting powerhouse."

Big change coming to NCAA's power conferences

The NCAA Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly in support of giving the SEC, PAC-12, BIG 12, BIG TEN and ACC the ability to set their own rules relating to student-athlete benefits.

Talkin' Tigers: LSU practice report 8/6

It's still very early in camp, but it's never too early for evaluations. There are several very important position battles going on at the LSU football practice facility.

Video: LSU practice video from fall camp

Click on the video for LSU practice video from fall camp 2014.

LSU Basketball back on ESPN Tip-Off Marathon for second straight year

The LSU men’s basketball team, coming off a 20-win NIT season, will play for the second straight year in the 24-hour ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Nov. 18  

Lions tabbed No. 3 in preseason FCS Coaches’ poll

When Southeastern Louisiana opened up fall practice on Monday, it did so with the highest-ranked football team the school has boasted in over 50 years.  

Day 1 of preseason practice in the books for LSU

LSU held its first day of pre-season workouts Monday as the Tigers went through a pair of split-squad practices here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

OK vandals destroy high school football locker room, coaches' office

Students and staff at one Blanchard, Oklahoma high school will spend their next few weeks before school starts cleaning up what vandals destroyed.

WWE slams workers by axing 7% of jobs

By Matt Egan NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- World Wrestling Entertainment is known for its bone-crushing body slams, but now the company is slamming its workers.

SU Jaguars push through despite adverse conditions

The Southern University Jaguars continued their fall camp today, and this time they were able to practice outside on their own field, but it wasn't easy.

LSU sets season ticket mark, sells out of season tickets for 11th straight season

LSU has sold out of season tickets for the 11th straight year as a school-record 74,350 season tickets have been purchased for the 2014 home slate, associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.

Baton Rouge Books-A-Million hosts Paul Finebaum's book tour

Books-A-Million in Baton Rouge will host national radio personality Paul Finebaum for a stop on the seven-city tour to release his new book, My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football on Saturday, August 9,

Les Miles comments on Jalen Mills before practice begins

LSU head coach Les Miles sounded optimistic when talking about junior defensive back Jalen Mills’ legal situation Wednesday.

NCAA settles $75M lawsuit, changes rules for concussions

The NCAA has decided to tackle the issue of concussions among college athletes by changing what happens immediately to a player who may have suffered one.

Byrd's the word at Saints camp Tuesday

Tuesday, Saints safety Jairus Byrd practiced with the team for the first time this offseason. The team’s biggest offseason free-agent acquisition took part in the walkthrough part of practice in West Virginia.