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LSU Tigers receive bid to NIT

The LSU Tigers received the news they were hoping for shortly after 7:30 p.m. when its name came up for a spot in the 2014 post-season National Invitation Tournament.

Experts say March Madness will cost $1 billion in productivity

College sports fans love it. Some bosses, hate it. As March Madness gets underway, daytime games and office pools could temporarily put work on the sidelines.

Colts owner under arrest for driving while intoxicated

Colts owner Jim Irsay was intoxicated on pills and going 10 mph in a 35 mph zone when police stopped him in Carmel Sunday night, court documents said.

Big pig: North Carolina man fells 500-pound boar with one shot

Killing a 500-plus pound boar might sound like a big deal. But for one North Carolina man, it is just how he brings home the bacon. Jett Webb killed the massive animal last month in eastern North Carolina.

Saints agree to terms with FS Jairus Byrd on six-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms on a six-year contract with unrestricted free agent FS Jairus Byrd. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Video: LSU football's famous "Big Cat" drill (Spring 2014)

The LSU football team put on the pads for the "Big Cat" drill on Tuesday.

LSU's O'Bryant III, Mickey, Martin earn coaches All-SEC honors

LSU junior forward Johnny O’Bryant III became the ninth LSU player to earn first-team All-SEC honors in consecutive years Tuesday when the league announced the coaches’ selections for All-Southeastern Conference honors.

Bregman, Nola power LSU past Purdue

LSU followed the lead of its two All-Americans in a 10-0 rout of Purdue in the first game of a three-game series.

Tigers earn 8-1 victory at Northwestern State

– Freshman left-hander Jared Poche’ earned his third win in three starts Thursday to lead fourth-ranked LSU to an 8-1 victory over Northwestern State at Brown-Stroud Field.

Legendary coach Don Shows leaves impressive legacy behind

Louisiana high school football coaching legend Don Shows died Monday morning.