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LSU right-hander Aaron Nola earns SEC Pitcher of the Week recognition

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola earned Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week recognition Monday from the league office.   Nola shared the honor with Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Chris Oliver.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones to sit out remainder of season with illness

Due to an illness that has sidelined him for the last 10 games, Tulane baseball head coach Rick Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season under doctor's orders, announced Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson on Monday.

La. powerlifter taking on world in South Africa

A local powerlifter is about to take the trip of a lifetime. He is headed to Africa to represent our country in a world powerlifting competition, but he's not there yet.

LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III to forego senior season and enter NBA draft

LSU junior forward Johnny O’Bryant III made it official Tuesday afternoon with his mom, Angela Moore, and LSU head coach Johnny Jones by his side that he would forego his senior season at LSU to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.

Former LSU golfer Andrew Loupe earns first career PGA Tour top 10 finish

Former LSU All-American Andrew Loupe teed off in the final group in Sunday’s final round at the 2014 Valero Texas Open and earned his first career top-10 finish in a PGA TOUR event when he tied for fourth place on the final leaderboard wi

LSU adds UCLA and Arizona State to future football schedules

For the first time, LSU and UCLA will meet on the football field as the schools have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in 2021 in the Rose Bowl, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Monday.

Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago. Ramagos, 21, is already in his 4th season as a pro, with several victories to his name.

Saints agree to terms with quarterback Luke McCown

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with quarterback Luke McCown on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

ULL baseball ranked at top in Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

An international wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to the Capital City to compete

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.