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Small country is true Olympics winner, at least for its citizens

Russian President Vladimir Putin is no doubt leaving Sochi with a smile on his face: True, his beloved men's hockey team crashed out of Winter Olympics competition before medals were up for grabs, but the host nation claimed 33 medals overa

Olympics closing ceremony is trip through Russian culture

The closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday night took viewers through what organizers called an artistic look at Russian culture before the Olympic flag was handed over to organizers for the 2018 Games.

15 most memorable moments of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

The terror threats thankfully never materialized. The gripes about unfinished hotel rooms and yellow tap water quickly became old news.

LSU travels to Kentucky for Saturday ESPN tilt

The LSU men’s basketball has packed its bags again and takes its act on the road to Rupp Arena here Saturday for a Southeastern Conference rematch with the University of Kentucky.

Controversy, change.org petition over Olympic figure skating results

In the final chapter of her storied Olympic figure skating career, South Korea's Yuna Kim won silver -- not able to defend her shot at gold against a Russian teenager who seemingly came out of nowhere to get the top prize.

3 things to watch at the Olympics on Friday

With the Olympics coming to an end, hockey narrows its field, an American tries to beat her mentors and a South Korean-born Russian skater looks to tie the great Ohno. Men's ice hockey

5 favorite moments from Wednesday at the Sochi Olympics

Does anyone know how to say "Did that really just happen?" in Russian? Who can predict how the women's figure skating will turn out? Who just won his record-setting 13th medal? It's in the nyet

Second-ranked Tigers post 7-3 win over Southeastern

Junior left-hander Cody Glenn limited Southeastern Louisiana to one earned run in five innings Wednesday night, and second-ranked LSU broke a 2-2 tie with a four-run sixth inning as the Tigers posted a 7-3 win at Alumni Field.

Former LSU star, Lolo Jones falls short of medal in Sochi

Lolo Jones's thrid try at a medal fell short today in Sochi. The former LSU track star and her partner Jazmine Fenlator finished in 11th place in the Women's Two-Man Bobsled.

5 things to watch at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Wednesday

Let's see, seven-plus hours of hockey ahead, the start of the women's figure skating competition and one multi-sport Olympian is close to standing alone. Men's ice hockey

Young skaters dream of Olympic gold, no matter the obstacles

Like many over-scheduled 14-year-old girls, Presley Chandler has a very busy daily routine. But hers is probably busier than most.

LSU gymnast Hall follows her faith to the floor

LSU gymnast Lloimincia Hall posted a perfect ten over the weekend in her home town - in front of her family and her biggest fans. But the junior says there's room for improvement as the third-ranked Tigers move forward in the season.

5 favorite moments from Monday at the Sochi Olympics

United States + favorite hasn't necessarily ='d gold, but it sure did Monday.

UPDATE: Police catch burglars wanted for stealing Skip Bertman's World Series rings

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police Detectives have recovered all 21 LSU championship rings which were taken in the burglary.  -----

Jump shot: A Sochi photography masterclass

"This one is for you," says Yana Romanova, the photo manager at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center.