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LSU pitcher Aaron Nola selected No. 7 overall by Philadelphia Phillies

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was selected No. 7 overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night.  

Jared Poche' named freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball

LSU left-hander Jared Poche’ was named Wednesday by Collegiate Baseball magazine to its 2014 Freshmen all-America squad.

MLBPAA brings Legends for Youth baseball clinic to Baton Rouge

Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Friday, June 6th, 2014.

Americans finally want world cup tickets

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The World Cup is just days away, and Americans have finally caught the fever.

Tigers saddened by end of 2014 season, missed opportunities

It was supposed to be LSU celebrating on their home field. Instead, the Tigers had to watch Houston jump for joy and advance to the Super Regionals.

How you can vote LSU's Aaron Nola player of the year

DURHAM, N.C. – LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola is one of three finalists for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced on Tuesday.

Saints fans help needy 13-Year-Old 'Who Dat'

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- "Who Dat" fans stick together, and there's one Saints fan in need of some help from the "Who Dat Nation". 13-year old, Dylan Tujague needs help getting a new set of wheels.

Dan Marino sues NFL over concussions

Dan Marino, considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in National Football League history, is suing the NFL over concussions.

91-year-old woman shatters marathon record in San Diego

San Diego, CA (The San Diego Union-Tribune) -- No 90-year-old woman has ever run a faster marathon anywhere than the race 91-one-year-old Harriette Thompson ran at the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Sunday.

Why cities do NOT want to host the Olympics

The process of awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics is in disarray after two leading contenders pulled out amid growing concern over cost overruns, the use of public funds and corruption.