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Tulane University moves to BIG EAST Conference

Tulane University has accepted an invitation to join the BIG EAST Conference in all sports, beginning in the 2014-15 season, President Scott Cowen and Big East Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco announced today.

No time to sulk for Saints

As bad as Sunday’s loss to San Francisco may hurt, the New Orleans Saints must put it in the rear view. Yes, it was a golden opportunity to jump into playoff contention. Yes, it was a chance to beat one of the elite teams in the NFL.

LSU fans indifferent about potential bowl destinations

There was still hope for a BCS bowl bid following LSU’s 20-13 win over Arkansas Friday. Monday all hope was lost.

UL-Lafayette heads to New Orleans Bowl for second straight year

Hype around all of Acadiana is the official announcement that the University of Lafayette has made it to the New Orleans Bowl for the second year in a row.

Southern and Grambling fans flock to Big Easy for Bayou Classic

Die hard Jaguar and Tiger fans filled the streets of New Orleans for the Bayou Classic Saturday. The rivalry between Grambling State University and Southern University is legendary.

LSU basketball looks to keep moving Sat. against Miss. Valley State

The LSU Tigers, 3-0 on the young basketball season, look to continue to improve Saturday night when they host former player Chico Potts and his Mississippi Valley Delta Devils in a 7 p.m. contest at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

LSU hold off Arkansas 20-13

What looked like a runaway win for LSU quickly turned into a nail biter. The Tigers held a 17-3 lead in the second half but the Razorbacks fought their way back into the game.

Rival coaches discuss Bayou Classic

Southern Head Coach Dawson Odums says he's not nervous about Saturday’s Bayou Classic, where his Jags will go toe-to-toe with Grambling and their head coach Doug Williams.

LSU's Minter is one of five finalists for Butkus award

LSU linebacker Kevin Minter has been named one of five finalists for the Butkus Award, which is given each year to the top linebacker in college football, the Butkus Foundation announced on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Miles defends senior class after Ole Miss victory

VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: Saturday, 15 seniors were honored in Tiger Stadium prior to LSU’s 41-35 win over Ole Miss.