Orgeron points out concerns as LSU heads into season-opener against Mississippi State

The LSU Tigers are finally kicking off their 2020 season against Mississippi State in Tiger Stadium and they sit as a 16.5-point favorite to beat the Bulldogs for the 19th time in 21 meetings.

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Rivals Rosepine and Pickering aiming to bounce back from losing seasons

LSU players ready to turn the page to new season

Report: NFL fines Coach Payton $100,000 for failing to properly wear face coverings on the sideline

Myles Brennan ready to forge his own path as QB1 at LSU

McNeese defensive back Colby Burton enters transfer portal

Continued Coverage

Southland Conference Postponed Spring Football Schedule Announced

SEC to use wearable technology to enhance COVID-19 contact tracing

LSU running back says he’s dedicating game against Miss. St. to Remy Hidalgo

  Rivals DeRidder and Leesville to lean on experienced quarterbacks in 2020

Saints struggle in several areas, commit too many penalties in loss to Raiders

Saints squander double-digit lead, lose to the Raiders

Robert MacIntyre donates $35k to McNeese Hurricane Laura Relief Fund

Former Cowboy golfer and last year’s European Tour Rookie of the Year, Bob MacIntyre, will donate $35,000 to the McNeese Hurricane Laura Relief Fund after he pledged $3,500 for every birdy he scored at last week’s PGA U.S. Open with the support of his sponsors Orion Group, Aberdeen Standard Investme

LSU kicking off their 2020 season ‘means a lot for the state of Louisiana’

Miss. State (0-0) at LSU (0-0)

Lunch with Coach O: LSU vs Miss. St. Preview

LSU football is finally back and as the team gears up to start its national title defense, head coach Ed Orgeron provided a preview of Saturday’s season-opener against Mississippi State.

Saints looking to spoil Raiders' Las Vegas debut on Monday Night Football

Las Vegas finally has its own NFL franchise and the New Orleans Saints are looking to rain on the Raiders' nationally televised welcoming parade.

  LaGrange High School cancels 2020 football season

WATCH: High School sports can resume in New Orleans; playgrounds will also open

Emmanuel Sanders expected to see more passes with Thomas out against the Raiders

‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

’Without LSU, I wouldn’t be where I am’ - QB Danny Etling still surviving in the NFL

LSU remains No. 6 and Louisiana-Lafayette still No. 19 in AP Top 25 Poll; big changes in Coaches Poll

’60 Minutes’ profile on LSU head coach Ed Orgeron airs on WAFB-TV

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron, who is no stranger to the limelight after leading the Tigers to their fourth national championship in January, appeared in a segment on "60 Minutes on Sunday, Sept. 20.

Michael Thomas & Marcus Davenport out for Saints vs. Raiders

Michael Thomas is out for Monday's game vs. Raiders.

Elton football cancels season due to COVID-19

Elton High School has canceled its 2020 football season due to COVID-19.

  McNeese’s baseball & softball teams lend a hand to the community

McNeese’s baseball & softball teams lend a hand to the community

Two Saints starters listed as out for their matchup with the Bucs

Saints-Bucs can be seen on WVUE-TV FOX 8 at 3:25 p.m. this Sunday

New Orleans Mayor: No fans at Saints games, no tailgating or second lines on city property

Mayor Latoya Cantrell says that New Orleans will remain in Phase 2 despite Governor John Bel Edwards' decision to allow the state to move into Phase 3 on Friday.

Saints host Tom Brady led Bucs, open as 3.5-point favorites

A NFC South Division clash will kick off the 2020 NFL season for the New Orleans Saints, who open as 3.5 point favorites over the Tom Brady led Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Former LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire shines in NFL debut

Former LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, a rookie with the Kansas City Chiefs, had an explosive NFL debut.

LSU looks for next 4 wide receivers to step up after loss of last year’s top 2 pass catchers

With the season-opener against Mississippi State right around the corner, many wonder who are the Tigers' two biggest threats in the passing game after they lost the No. 1 and No. 2 targets from last year.

2 LSU grad transfers look to make big impacts for the 2020 Tigers

While nobody expects to see another Joe Burrow, LSU showed the impact a little-known grad transfer could have on its football program and the Tigers have two new ones that look to play big-time roles in the Tigers' success in 2020.

’He can be the best tight end to ever play college football’ - LSU teammates gush over ‘eye candy’ Arik Gilbert

With LSU losing so much offensive firepower from last year’s national championship juggernaut, including Biletnikoff Award winner Ja’Marr Chase recently opting out on the 2020 collegiate season, the Tigers certainly have their share of doubters.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

LSU football season will open at 25% capacity in Tiger Stadium; no tailgating allowed during 2020 season

Officials have announced the allowed seating capacity for LSU football games at Tiger Stadium during the 2020 college football season.

  SWLA schools prepare for football season with COVID, Hurricane Laura setbacks

First, it was COVID-19, and then came the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Yet still, high school football will happen this fall.

LSU athletic director Scott Woodward talks about game day changes

So, what will Tiger Stadium look like when LSU opens up its season in late September? LSU athletic director Scott Woodward talked about what promises to be a football season like none other.

  LHSAA announces football start date October 1

An 8-game football season will be played this year starting in week 3, ‪October 1st‬, full contact practice can begin tomorrow and there will be a scrimmage at the end of the month.

LHSAA announces full contact football practice can begin Thursday

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association says it's confident high school football teams can start the season safely amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

LSU DE Ray Parker suspended indefinitely; arrested on battery, criminal damage charges

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday, Sept. 9 he has suspended defensive end Ray Parker indefinitely from the team for violating team rules.

  Governor says there is no 'difference of opinion’ between him and LSU on Tiger Stadium seating capacity

Governor John Bel Edwards told reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 8 that he did not know any of any “difference of opinion” between his administration and LSU about the capacity of Tiger Stadium for the 2020 college football season.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Bonine: ’It’s time to play football in Louisiana’

During a meeting on Friday, September 4 with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to determine if and when high school sports would begin specifically with football.

Bright future for Burrow? Analyst predicts top NFL QBs 5 years from now

This is a prediction all Bengals fans hope come true.

MLB players Wade LeBlanc and Jace Peterson raise funds for Hurricane Laura relief in hometown

MLB players Wade LeBlanc and Jace Peterson have started a GoFundMe page to aid in Lake Charles’ relief efforts following Hurricane Laura.

NFL receiver Trey Quinn starts GoFundMe to help hometown after Hurricane Laura

Washington Football Team wide receiver Trey Quinn wanted to use his connections as a professional football player to aid his hometown of Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Quinn elected to use GoFundMe while teaming up with the United Way.

43 Seasons - The Legacy Of D-D Breaux

Earlier this month, legendary LSU coach D.D. Breaux announced she would be retiring after leading the LSU gymnastics program for 43 years

HURRICANE LAURA: McNeese athletics plans to come back ‘better than ever’

McNeese plans on rebuilding immediately

McNeese athletics fields damaged by Hurricane Laura

McNeese athletic complex’s/ fields suffer bad damage after Hurricane Laura.

Lake Charles native Wade LeBlanc to miss rest of season with elbow injury

The Baltimore Orioles have placed left-hander Wade LeBlanc on the 60-day injured list with a season-ending elbow problem.

Former LSU safety Grant Delpit tears Achilles at Browns practice; likely out for season

Former LSU safety Grant Delpit, a second round pick of the Cleveland Browns, tore his Achilles during practice on Monday, August 24, the team has confirmed.

Cook relishing another year with Brees as his QB

Cook caught 9 TD passes in 2019

Thursday’s Astros-Angels game moved to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Laura

Major League Baseball announced today that Thursday’s (Aug. 27) game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park in Houston will be played on Tuesday as part of a doubleheader beginning at 3:05 p.m. In addition, Wednesday’s game, which was originally scheduled for 8:10

Myles Brennan reflects on a long road to be QB1 at LSU

Brennan signed with LSU in the spring of 2017

REPORT: NCAA explores 4 potential college basketball start dates

The NCAA is in its initial stages of possibly deciding between four start dates for the 2020-2021 men’s and women’s college basketball seasons, sources reportedly told CBS Sports.

’Chris Curry is built for this’ - High school coach and former Florida St. Seminole proud of his LSU protege

In a recent interview, James Chaney shared his thoughts on what makes LSU running back Chris Curry special as a player and a person, while also describing one big similarity he sees between Ed Orgeron and the iconic Bobby Bowden.

NCAA eligibility ruling solves some problems, creates others

Players won't be charged a year of eligibility this year

Saints Monday practice report: Ruiz finally works with Brees playing center

Saints will take Tuesday off

LSU ranks No. 6 in AP Preseason Top 25

LSU is ranked No. 6 in the AP Top 25 preseason poll that arrived Monday, August 24. The SEC has six teams ranked in the top 15.

Report: Saints release linebacker Nigel Bradham

The Saints signed Bradham in early August to a 1-year deal

Lake Charles native Wade LeBlanc exits Orioles game with elbow discomfort

Former Barbe Buc Wade LeBlanc got the start on Sunday in the Orioles’ game three against the Red Sox and ended up exiting in the first inning to left elbow discomfort, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.

LSU safety JaCoby Stevens making adjustments in Bo Pelini’s scheme

Perhaps no player will have to make more of an adjustment under new defensive coordinator Bo Pelini's scheme than senior safety JaCoby Stevens.

Bengals head coach talks about Joe Burrow’s adjustment and adaptation abilities

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow continues to work on getting better to try to help get the Cincinnati Bengals out of the basement of the NFL.

Brewers call up Lake Charles native Jace Peterson from alternate training site

The Milwaukee Brewers designated utility man Brock Holt for assignment and have selected the contract of Lake Charles native Jace Peterson to join the active 28-man MLB roster.

  Barbe freshman Bryce Navarre commits to LSU

Bryce Navarre has yet to step on a high school diamond, and yet, he has his college decision already lined up. The incoming Barbe freshman announced his commitment to the LSU Tigers via Twitter on Wednesday.

Former LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss waived by Washington

The Washington Football Team has waived former LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss but the organization added the move is procedural and he will be placed on injured reserve if he clears waivers.

REPORT: NCAA Board of Governors approves fall sports eligibility waiver

The NCAA Board of Governors has reportedly voted to approve granting collegiate student-athletes a waiver to receive a free year of eligibility.

ULM pauses fall football practice after 9 new COVID-19 positive tests results

The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks announced Friday, August 21, that they have paused fall football practice after nine new COVID-19 positive test results over the past week.

Entire HS football team in quarantine after positive virus tests in Kan.

The Blue Valley West football team is quarantining after three people associated with the program tested positive for COVID-19.

Coach Payton and the Saints focusing on possible hurricane threats

Saints monitoring the Gulf of Mexico

Detroit Lions will not allow fans in stadium for Oct. 4 Saints game

The Detroit Lions will not allow fans into Ford Field at least through its first two home games. The Saints play at Detoit on Oct. 4.

Saints continue padded practices on Airline Drive

Saints will conduct 14 padded practice this camp

Jenkins says Saints have grown stronger since controversy over Brees comment

There was no bigger and more emotional response to Drew Brees’ national anthem comments earlier this offseason than the one that came from Malcolm Jenkins.

Orgeron says quote attributed to him in ‘USA Today’ report on Guice rape allegations is not accurate

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron issued a response to a quote attributed to him by an anonymous former player in a report about the rape allegations against former running back Derrius Guice.

Astros win 8th straight, pounding Rockies with two five-run innings

Abraham Toro homered in the second of two five-run innings by the Astros and Houston extended its major league-best winning streak to eight games with a 10-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.

Former LSU athlete claims culture of intimidation discouraged victims from reporting sexual misconduct within athletic department

A former tennis player at LSU claims there was a culture within the athletic department that discouraged student-athletes from speaking up about sexual misconduct and violence.

  Sports Person of the Week - Kylie Conner

Kylie Conner has been working towards this goal since she was in the sixth grade and a few weeks ago, she accomplished it. The 17-year-old recently competed in the National High School Rodeo Finals and took home 3rd place in the world in breakaway roping and 4th in the world in barrel racing, crowni

McNeese’s Darion Dunn Named to Reese’s Senior Bowl watch list

McNeese's Darion Dunn named to 2021 Senior Bowl watch list

Astros’ Alex Bregman placed on 10-day injured list

The hits keep coming for the Houston Astros. A day after losing Yordan Álvarez for the year, the Astros have placed third baseman Alex Bregman on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain. Houston manager Dusty Baker announced the move on Thursday.

Ashleigh Gnat returns to LSU gymnastics as asst. coach

Ashleigh Gnat, a 17-time All-American, four-time Southeastern Conference event champion and 2017 NCAA Floor Champion, is returning to Baton Rouge to serve as an assistant coach.