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LSU right-hander Aaron Nola on watch list for National Pitcher of the Year

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola is among the 47 pitchers on the first watch list for the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Award.

New Orleans Saints announce 2014 schedule

In 2014, the New Orleans Saints will play in five prime time games and will face the challenge of playing three of their first four contests away from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, it was announced today by the NFL.

LSU defeats Tulane, 6-0, for 13th shutout of the year

Sixth-ranked LSU defeated Tulane, 6-0, Tuesday night for the Tigers’ 13th shutout of the year at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU gymnastics in search of second straight Super Six appearance

The third-seeded LSU gymnastics team will compete for a spot in the NCAA Super Six Finals for the second straight season and fourth time overall when the Tigers take on five other teams in NCAA Semifinal I at 1 p.m. CT Friday in BJCC Arena.

ESPN to televise LSU-Wisconsin game in Houston; Kickoff at 8 p.m. CT

LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the network announced on Wednesday.

LSU adds home-and-home series with Syracuse; Tigers to open 2015 against McNesse

LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday.

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.