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LSU ranked No. 5 in 2013 Perfect Game preseason poll

LSU is ranked No. 5 in the 2013 Perfect Game preseason poll released this week, marking the Tigers’ second preseason Top 5 ranking. LSU is No. 4 in the Collegiate Baseball poll released last month.

Les Miles contract amendment to go before LSU Board of Supervisors

An amendment that would extend the contract of LSU head football coach Les Miles and increase his annual compensation will be presented to the LSU Board of Supervisors on February 1, it was announced Thursday by Joe Alleva, Vice Chancellor and

Visually impaired students set to show off wrestling, cheering skills

The Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired (LSVI) is hosting an athletic conference of the South Central Association of Schools for the Blind (SCASB) on January 24-26, 2013.

LSU assistant coach arrested after incident at downtown bar

The assistant coach for the LSU women’s basketball team was arrested for allegedly disturbing the peace in a downtown bar.

Alex Box Stadium listed among top 101 stadium experiences in the U.S.

Alex Box Stadium, the state-of-the-art venue for the LSU baseball program, is listed among the Top 101 stadium experiences in the United States for 2012 by Stadium Journey magazine.

NFL Experience announces ticket promtions and discounts

The NFL Experience Driven by GMC, pro football’s interactive theme park has announced a variety of ticket promotions and discounts for fans of all ages attending the 2013 event, which celebrates the sport’s history and electrifying

Louisiana refinances rebuilding of Superdome post-Katrina

Louisiana will pay $108 million to get out of a deal that helped rebuild the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina. That deal resulted in soaring interest costs as the economy soured.

Alicia Keys to sing National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVII

Fourteen-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVII pregame festivities at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on February 3, the NFL announced today.

NFL: Vilma’s defamation suit against Goodell dismissed by judge

A judge dismissed Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed.

Rain clears in time for annual Louisiana Marathon

The recent nasty weather will be out of the way for this weekend when thousands from not only the nation, but across the world, will be in Baton Rouge for the Louisiana Marathon.