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Joe Paterno dies at age 85

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) – Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has died from lung cancer. He was 85.

Brees on Saints contract negotiations and expanding his family

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – Fans have been predicting and worrying about what's going to happen to Drew Brees since his contract with the Saints is up and there's no new deal yet.

LSU's Tiger Stadium to be renovated

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — Tiger Stadium is getting a $9 million makeover! The Tiger Athletic Foundation putting up the money for the renovations, which are expected to be completed just in time for the next football season.

Saints hire Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator

NEW ORLEANS, La (WGMB) — Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to become defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints.

Tigers on Target: From the end of 2010 to the BCS, again

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) — Technically speaking, the 2011 LSU football season began the same day the 2010 season was complete. The Tigers capped of an 11-2 year with Cotton Bowl victory in the land that is Cowboy Stadium.

Saints push forward after win against Lions

NEW ORLEANS (WVLA) — It was another record setting night for the New Orleans Saints. The Who-Dats destroying the Detroit Lions in the Mercedez Benz Superdome Saturday night.

LSU Tiger fans in Afghanistan

SALERNO, AFGHANISTAN (WGMB-TV) - LSU football fans aren't just in Louisiana.  There are dozens in Afghanistan!

Brees breaks record, Saints clinch NFC South

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB-TV) - It will be a touchdown pass that Saints quarterback Drew Brees will never forget.

UL-Lafayette wins New Orleans Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - Blaine Gautier's record-setting passing and a big game ending kick by Brett Baer gave UL-Lafayette fans the type of excitement they haven't experienced since Jake Delhomme was the Ragin' Cajuns' quar

It's Bowl Time In Cajun Country

All of Acadiana is getting ready to paint New Orleans red. The Ragin' Cajuns have ten days to get ready for their first bowl game in 41 years.