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Shaq statue to be unveiled Thursday

BATON ROUGE, LA -- National college and NBA MVP Shaquille O’Neal will unveil the statue that shows his well-known college dunking style Thursday night in a ceremony scheduled to begin at approximately 6 p.m.

Best traffic routes to and from Tiger Stadium

BATON ROUGE, LA -- City Police and LSU Police have listed the best traffic routes for motorists driving to Tiger Stadium for LSU football games. To report traffic problems, call LSU Police at (225) 578-3231. APPROACHING CAMPUS:

800 tickets remain for LSU/NSU game

BATON ROUGE, LA -- There are 800 tickets remaining for LSU’s home-opener against Northwestern State on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, assistant athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced on Monday.

Sean Payton and Saints agree to new contract

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- The New Orleans Saints have announced today that Head Coach Sean Payton and the team have agreed to terms on a new contract that will extend through the 2015 season.

Mathieu named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

BATON ROUGE, LA -- LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu has been named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week following his performance in the Tigers’ 40-27 win over third-ranked Oregon on Saturday in the Cowboys Classic, the leagu

Saints cut roster to 53 players

METAIRIE, La - The New Orleans Saints announced Saturday the team has terminated the contracts of the following veteran players: TE Tory Humphrey, T George Foster, T Jordan Black, S Chris Reis, CB Trumaine McBride, CB Quincy Butler, LB Clint In

Tigers down Ducks, 40-27

ARLINGTON, TX (FOX44) - It was a dominating performance in Cowboys Stadium Saturday night for the LSU football team. The Tigers defeated the Oregon Ducks 40-27.

LSU tries to overcome eventful offseason

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - It was an offseason like no other for the LSU football program. But Saturday it comes to an end as the Tigers take on the Oregon Ducks in the Cowboys Classic. Can the Tigers compartmentalize?

Saints DE Will Smith suspended for 2 games

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Will Smith of the New Orleans Saints has been suspended without pay for the team’s first two games of the 2011 regular season and fined an additional two games checks for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancin

2011 Fantasy Football sleepers

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