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SWAC football Media Day date announced

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its date for the 2014 edition of Football Media Day for Friday, July 18. For a consecutive year, the event will be held at the Birmingham Marriott located at 3590 Grandview Pkwy.

The voice behind LSU's Mike VI

We all know about LSU's strong points. What you may not know is that LSU's live mascot has his own Facebook page.

LSU coach Johnny Jones announces 3 players will not return in 2014-2015

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday that three players will not return to the team for the 2014-15 season. The three players are:

Saints announce 2014 rookie free agent class

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that 17 undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Local NFL Draft recap: Mettenberger picked by Titans in 6th round

  Notable Undrafted Players: DT Anthony Johnson (LSU) S Craig Loston (LSU) FB J.C. Copeland (LSU) WR Lee Doss (SU) Round 7:

Michael Sam makes history: First openly gay player drafted in the NFL

(CNN) -- Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman who played for the University of Missouri, made history Saturday as the first openly gay player to be drafted by a National Football League team.

Q&A with Saints 2nd round draft pick Stanley Jean-Baptiste

New Orleans Saints Cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste Conference Call With New Orleans Media Friday, May 9, 2014 What did you like about the Saints and what do you feel like maybe your role can be?

Aaron Nola named to 30-man Golden Spikes Award watch list

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola has been named by USA Baseball to its 30-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list.

Saints move up to draft WR Brandin Cooks (20th overall)

The New Orleans Saints made a trade with the Arizona Cardinals to draft Brandin Cooks with the 20th overall selection in the NFL Draft. Cooks is a wide receiver who played college at Oregon State.

Local draft hopefuls mold bodies for NFL life

You will hear plenty familiar names during the three-day, seven-round NFL draft. Years of hard work will pay off for some who have dreamed of being selected by a pro franchise.

LSU men's cross country, men's tennis receive NCAA public recognition award

The LSU men’s cross country team and men’s tennis team received an NCAA Public Recognition Award Wednesday for their exceptional work in the classroom as part of the NCAA's Academic Performance Program.  

LSU men's basketball to travel to West Virginia on Dec. 4 in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

The LSU men’s basketball team will play at West Virginia on Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Tigers first appearance in the two-year-old SEC/Big 12 Challenge.  

LSU lands four on All-SEC softball teams

After a breakout freshman season that saw her lead the team in batting average in conference play and hit the most home runs for any first-year Tiger in program history, LSU’s Sahvanna Jaquish headlined a quartet of Tigers that were named

SWAC officially moves Baseball Tournament to New Orleans

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has selected the New Orleans MLB Urban Youth Academy at Wesley Barrow Stadium as the site for its upcoming 2014 SWAC Baseball Tournament.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman on Brooks Wallace Award watch list

LSU sophomore shortstop Alex Bregman has been named to the first watch list for the 2014 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.