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Southern names Dawson Odums as head football coach

In the history of Southern University football, only two coaches own the distinction of having defeated Grambling State, Jackson State, and Florida A&M in their first season running the program; Pete Richardson (1993) and the Jaguars' f

Tiger football players talk about long layoff

A long layoff has the LSU Tiger football team with plenty of time to prepare for their bowl opponent, the Clemson Tigers. Thursday I spoke with several members of the Tigers team as they discussed the long break between games.

SU Athletic Director to make recommendation for head coach on Friday

Southern Athletic Director William Broussard says he's ready to introduce the Jaguars next head coach tomorrow to the school's Board of Supervisors meeting.

Rhymes, Katz recieve preseason All-American Recognition

LSU senior outfielder Raph Rhymes and senior first baseman Mason Katz have received 2013 preseason all-America recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Miles looking forward to Chick-Fil-A Bowl

For the first time since learning their post-season destination, LSU Head Coach Les Miles spoke to reporters about the team’s matchup with Clemson.

"Johnny Heisman" apparel flying off store shelves in Texas

Johnny Manziel may have won the Heisman award in New York but he's not the only one winning.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted by Tagliabue

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.

LSU hosts Chattanooga men's basketball Tuesday at 7 pm

The 5-0 LSU men’s basketball team returns to action after a long break for final exams Tuesday night at 7 p.m. against Chattanooga at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Spady, Odums among finalists for Southern football head coach

Southern University confirms Nevada offensive line coach James Spady and current interim head coach Dawson Odums will make on-campus visits to interview for the head football coaching vacancy this week.

Coach Paul Mainieri contract extension through 2017

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri, a three-time National Coach of the Year and the second-winningest coach in Fighting Tiger history, was granted a three-year contract extension Friday by the LSU Board of Supervisors.