Sports

College football playoff plan officially approved

There will be a playoff system for the first time in the history of NCAA Division I college football.

LSU No. 9 in final Baseball America rankings

LSU is No. 9 in the final Baseball America magazine rankings released Tuesday, marking the Tigers’ third Top 10 finish in the past five seasons.

Hornets games to be available on new “FOX Sports New Orleans” network

The New Orleans Hornets and FOX Sports today announced that they have reached a long-term television rights agreement that establishes “FOX Sports New Orleans” as the new local television home of the Hornets.

LSU shortstop Austin Nola receives All-America recognition

LSU senior shortstop Austin Nola was named Monday to the Perfect Game second-team All-America squad, and he received second-team All-America recognition from Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

Five football figures lead 2012 La. Hall of Fame class

Five football standouts, led by star NFL running backs Deuce McAllister of the New Orleans Saints and Baton Rouge native Warrick Dunn, are among the eight 2012 inductees who will enter the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

Louisiana man wants fans to 'Step Up' and help Brees reach contract agreement

Tony Le Mon makes a living as an attorney. But his actions away from his day job prove he's a diehard Saints fan.

Hornets to host 2012 draft party at New Orleans Arena

New Orleans Hornets fans can join in the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts a 2012 Draft Party presented by Budweiser at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St.) on Thursday, June 28. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

LSU pitcher one of three finalists for Baseball Hall of Fame's Pitcher of the Year

LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman was named Friday as one of three finalists for The College Baseball Hall of Fame’s National Pitcher of the Year Award.

LSU's Dennis Shaver receives National Coach of the Year honor

LSU's eighth-year head coach Dennis Shaver has been recognized for guiding the No. 1-ranked Lady Tigers to the program's 32nd national championship as the NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor National Coach of the Year by the U.S.

LSU students say loss to Stony Brook hurts

By now the images are probably burned into your memory. The sights and sounds of the Baton Rouge Super Regional won't soon be forgotten.