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Sports

LSU Women’s Powerlifting club brings home fourth National Championship

The LSU Women’s Powerlifting Club took home its fourth national championship at the USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals on April 20 in Killen, Texas. The team has previously won championships in 2008, 2009 and 2011.

Fort Polk trio add military touch to area roller derby team

During the 1970s, one of the more popular Saturday afternoon television programs was "Roller Derby," featuring both men's and women's teams in action akin to championship wrestling, where skaters flew around an 

SEC and ESPN announce SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network.

Bill that would have forced public school out of LHSAA tabled

A controversial bill that would essentially dissolve the Louisiana High School Athletic Association was discussed in the House Education Committee today.

New Orleans Bowl date announced

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced today that the annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. (CST).

LSU's Jeremy Hill suspended from team for off-campus fight

LSU running back Jeremy Hill has been indefinitely suspended from the football team for his involvement in an off-campus incident over the weekend, head coach Les Miles announced on Monday.

Draft party for former Tiger Tharold Simon canceled after arrest

A draft party planned for a former Tiger has been canceled after he was arrested for public intimidation.

Dutchtown's Eric Reid drafted by 49ers

Eric Reid became the second LSU Tiger selected in the 2013 NFL Draft when the 49ers took him with 18th overall pick. San Francisco traded up 13 spots to get Reid.

LSU's Mingo selected sixth overall by Cleveland

It didn't take long for the LSU talent to start falling of the draft boards Wednesday night in New York. With the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft the Browns selected former LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo.

Zurich extends sponsorship of New Orleans tournament through 2019

Zurich Insurance Group CEO Martin Senn today announced that the company has signed a five-year extension as title sponsor of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, through 2019.