Prairieville man headed to Las Vegas for rodeo championship

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (FOX44) - Jacob O’Mara from Prairieville is headed to Las Vegas to compete at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) Dec. 1 -10.

Students riot over firing of Head Coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, PA (FOX44) -- Hundreds of students rioting on Penn State's campus began protesting the firing of head coach Joe Paterno last night.

LSU men's basketball signs top guard Morgan

BATON ROUGE, LA ( - The LSU Athletics Department and men’s basketball Coach Trent Johnson announced on Wednesday that the school has received the signed national letter of intent papers from highly-ranked guard Malik Morgan

LSU preps for Homecoming contest against WKU

BATON ROUGE, LA ( - Top-ranked LSU continued its preparations Saturday’s homecoming contest against Western Kentucky with a “fast-paced” workout here Wednesday on a chilly afternoon at the Charles McClendon Pract

Joe Paterno fired as Penn State head coach

STATE COLLEGE, PA - Joe Paterno has been fired as the head coach at Penn State. Paterno announced Wednesday that he would retire at the conclusion of the 2011 season. School president Graham Spanier has been dismissed also.

“Tim Tebow: Everything in Between” DVD Released

WINTER PARK, FL (FOX44) - Today, the highly anticipated DVD - “Tim Tebow: Everything in Between,” directed by Full Sail University graduate Chase Heavener - was released to audiences world-wide.

LSU boxing champs to be on campus Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - LSU fans on campus for Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 12, will have a rare treat, to meet and hear from Tiger boxing champions Pee Wee Moss, Crowe Peele and Bobby Freeman.

Former heavyweight boxing champ passes away

Joe Frazier, a former world heavyweight boxing champion, has died. Frazier was best known for his three fights against Muhammad Ali.

You can win a trip to the Super Bowl

HAMMOND, LA. (FOX44) - Special Olympics Louisiana and the Louisiana NFL Players Association are giving you the chance to win an NFL Experience of a Lifetime.

CONSUMER ALERT: Chin strap recalled due to sharp edge causing deep cuts

More than half-a-million Under Armour football chin straps are being recalled.