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Louis Zamperini, triumphant 'Unbroken' warrior, dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and World War II officer who survived a horrific plane crash, a seven-week journey across the Pacific in a raft, near starvation and unspeakable torture in Japanese POW camps, has died.

LSU golfer Stewart Jolly named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s Na

World Cup: USA dream shattered by Belgium

(CNN) -- No guts no glory, or so the saying goes. But perhaps the vanquished United States soccer team can rest in the knowledge that if the World Cup was decided on guts, it would surely be lifting the trophy.

Former LSU pole vaulter Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

A former member of the LSU Track & Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the s

Team USA baseball finalizes 24-man Collegiate National Team roster

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers.

U.S. catches World Cup fever

As Team USA moves on to the round of 16 in the World Cup, there is evidence the country's new found love affair with soccer may be more than just a one time fling. A growing fan base is embracing the sport like never before.

LSU pitcher Aaron Nola named 2014 National Pitcher of the Year

-- LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was named the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Friday by the College Baseball Foundation.

Payton selected by Sixers in 2014 NBA Draft; headed to Magic in trade

Former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Elfrid Payton became the third player in school history to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was selected on Thursday as the 10th overall pick by the Phila

Youth soccer is big business for Baton Rouge

There was no way to rain on the parade of the US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament this week. Thousands of kids hit the field for a spot in the national championship. But the big winner was the City of Baton Rouge.

Bucks select LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III in NBA draft

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III in the second round of the NBA Draft. He was the 36th overall selection.

Germany beats U.S. 1-0, both teams advance

(CNN) -- Moments after Germany defeated the United States 1-0 Thursday at the World Cup, the globe's biggest sporting spectacle, frenzied U.S.

Southern and NCAA meet to discuss postseason ban, no resolution yet

Southern University officials met with the NCAA Wednesday in Indianapolis to talk about their current “unusable data” ban that’s keeping every Jaguar sports team out of NCAA postseason play.

NBA Draft Thursday; LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III expected to be drafted

Johnny O’Bryant III hopes to be the seventh LSU men’s basketball player to be drafted by the National Basketball Association since 2005 when the league holds its annual draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

LSU football enjoys a night of bowling and putt-putt

The LSU football team took a break from offseason workouts and conditioning Tuesday night. Les Miles and his squad went to All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge for bowling and putt-putt for a team bonding outing.

LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones promotes staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach

– LSU men’s basketball Head Coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday the promotion of coaching staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach for the 2014-15 season.