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LSU pitcher Aaron Nola named 2014 National Pitcher of the Year

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was named the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Friday by the College Baseball Foundation.

Payton selected by Sixers in 2014 NBA Draft; headed to Magic in trade

Former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Elfrid Payton became the third player in school history to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was selected on Thursday as the 10th overall pick by the Phila

LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III drafted by Milwaukee in NBA Draft

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III in the second round of the NBA Draft. He was the 36th overall selection.

Youth soccer is big business for Baton Rouge

There was no way to rain on the parade of the US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament this week. Thousands of kids hit the field for a spot in the national championship. But the big winner was the City of Baton Rouge.

Ex-GA Tech football player allegedly locked child in room for 2 years

Atlanta (WGCL) -- CBS46 has learned that a former Georgia Tech football player will turn himself into police after he allegedly locked his 13-year-old child in a room for most of the past two years.

NBA Draft Thursday; LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III expected to be drafted

Johnny O’Bryant III hopes to be the seventh LSU men’s basketball player to be drafted by the National Basketball Association since 2005 when the league holds its annual draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Veteran broadcaster Tim Brando to call college football and college basketball on FOX and FOX Sports 1

Tim Brando, a veteran broadcaster with decades of experience calling over 25 sports, is the latest addition to FOX Sports’ impressive and rapidly growing roster of college sports personalities

LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones promotes staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach

– LSU men’s basketball Head Coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday the promotion of coaching staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach for the 2014-15 season.

AJGA returns to the St. Francisville area

The American Junior Golf Association will return to the St. Francisville, Louisiana, for the second year in a row when The Bluffs Golf Resort hosts 96 players for the Arrowhead Junior at The Bluffs, June 30-July 3.

Kickoff for LSU vs. Texas A&M game on Thanksgiving set for 6:30 p.m. on ESPN

LSU’s 2014 regular-season finale against Texas A&M on Thanksgiving in College Station will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN, the league office and the network announced on Monday.