Sports

BREC Skate Park offering new classes

Extreme sports may seem scary to parents. However, these activities are constructive and healthy ways for kids to be active. BREC Skate Park wants to make sure your child learns all of those benefits in a safe, fun environment.

Tailgating changes for LSU's game against North Texas

Rain from Hurricane Isaac and its aftermath have caused the closure of several parking lots for LSU’s season opener against North Texas on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT.

Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour titles

Lance Armstrong called it quits late Thursday in his battle to end an investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, a move that will most likely mean a lifetime ban for the seven-time Tour de France champion.

Saints name Aaron Kromer as interim coach during Vitt's suspension

Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis has designated Offensive Line/Running Game Coach Aaron Kromer to replace Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt during his absence.

LSU has final scrimmage; attention turns to season-opener

– LSU held its last, and perhaps longest, scrimmage of the preseason on Tuesday as head coach Les Miles put the Tigers through 150-play workout covering all aspects of the game here in Tiger Stadium.

Visit Baton Rouge giving away LSU-Ole Miss game package

Visit Baton Rouge is giving away a weekend prize package for the LSU-Ole Miss football game at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 17, including two tickets and hotel accommodations at the Embassy Suites for two nights.

LSU basketball teams host 2012 LSU Mall Ball Saturday in Baton Rouge

LSU fans will get their first chance to meet and visit with the coaches and players for the 2012-13 season Saturday at the Mall of Louisiana when the men’s and women’s basketball teams host the 2012 LSU Mall Ball.

Report: Tyrann Mathieu to remain in rehab, will consider football future later

A report says Tyrann Mathieu will remain at a drug rehab facility in Houston for the near future instead of transferring to another school or enrolling at LSU for the fall semester.

LSU men's tennis adds standout signee for 2012-13 season

LSU men’s tennis head coach Jeff Brown announced Thursday that Boris Arias has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Tigers.

Kickers battle for starting job at Southern

Place kicking was a major area of concern a year ago for the Southern football team. The kickers made just fifty percent of their field goal attempts and missed out on seven extra points.