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77th annual NFL draft begins tonight

Tonight marks the beginning of the 77th annual “meat market,” also known as the NFL Draft. Over the next three days, 253 new members will be welcomed into the NFL.

Four-run third inning propels LSU over SLU, 4-3

No. 3 LSU exploded for four runs in the third inning Wednesday night, and seven pitchers allowed just four hits to propel the Tigers to a 4-3 victory over Southeastern Louisiana in Alex Box Stadium.

LSU's Austin Nola named finalist for Lowe's senior CLASS award

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — LSU shortstop Austin Nola is one of 10 finalists for the 2012 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

No. 23 LSU Softball battles to valiant split at No. 2 Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla - Brittany Mack fired a four-hit shutout as the No. 23 LSU softball team grinded out a 1-0 victory to earn a split of a SEC doubleheader versus No. 2 Florida Tuesday at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.

Mr. 500

Hitting a baseball is widely considered the single most difficult thing to do in any sport. Raph Rhymes makes it look easy.

Expansion of LSU's Tiger Stadium could happen as early as fall

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — An expansion of LSU's Tiger Stadium could begin as early as this fall if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves a proposal at their next meeting next Friday.

Vitt won't coach Saints until Week 7

NEW ORLEANS, La -- Joe Vitt, who was named the Saints Interim Head Coach, has had his suspension extended by a week because of the Saints 2012 schedule.

New Orleans Saints 2012 Schedule

2012 PRESEASON SCHEDULE for the Saints was released today, Tuesday, April 17. (all times Central)

NFL officials meet with Drew Brees to discuss bounty scandal

Drew Brees was in New York today along with former Saints Linebacker Scott Fujita for a meeting with NFL officials, presumably to discuss the team’s bounty scandal.

Joe Vitt named interim head coach for Saints

NEW ORLEANS, La — Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Coach Joe Vitt will assume the day-to-day duties of Saints Head Coach Sean Payton in his absence, effective April 16, it was announced today by Saints Executive Vice President/Gene