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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.

Tiger Athletic Foundation announces changes in leadership structure

The Tiger Athletic Foundation announced on Friday changes in its leadership structure.

SU Fall Fan Fest, UL ticket sale set for August 16

Southern athletic encourages Jaguar fans to celebrate the start of the 2014 football season and secure tickets for the team’s Aug. 30 opener at UL Lafayette at the third annual SU Fall Fan Fest refreshed by Coca-Cola on Aug.

SLU picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions

A year after winning its first Southland Conference championship, the Southeastern Louisiana football team are the prohibitive favorites to return to the top of the league according to the Southland head coaches and sports information directors

Andy Cannizaro named LSU baseball recruiting coordinator/hitting coach

Andy Cannizaro, a New York Yankees scout for the past five years and a former MLB infielder, has been hired as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach for the LSU baseball program, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

LSU coach Paul Mainieri formally welcomes 12 new players to baseball squad: 2015 schedule released

Coach Paul Mainieri announced on Monday LSU’s incoming signing class, rated the No. 1 class in the nation by Perfect Game. Eight of the 12 new players enrolled at LSU last month, and the remaining four will join the Tigers in August.

LSU football Fan Day set for Sunday, August 10

LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

SWAC releases 2014 preseason All-SWAC football team

The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2014 SWAC Preseason Teams with quarterback Ben Anderson (Arkansas-Pine Bluff), and linebacker Kourtney Berry (Alabama State) headlining the list.

Miles, three Tigers take on SEC Media Days in Alabama

The Tigers took their turn on Wednesday.  Head Coach Les Miles, running back Terrence Magee, offensive lineman La'El Collins and linebacker D.J. Welter represented the 2014 LSU Tiger football team at SEC Media Days.

Broadway named to Davey O'Brien National Quarterback watch list

– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior quarterback Terrance Broadway was one of 39 players named on Wednesday to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List in an announcement made by the Davey O’Brien Foundat

Done Deal: Saints, Graham agree to new long-term contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.