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Aaron Nola gets the starting nod in opener against Stony Brook

For the second straight week freshman Aaron Nola will get the ball in the Tigers opening game of NCAA tournament play.

I'll Have Another tries for Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes

I’ll Have Another will go one more round Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park as he attempts to add the 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes to his dramatic victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness and end a record 3

Public practice hled by Tigers tomorrow at Alex Box for Super Regional

Both teams playing this Friday in the first game of the Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium will practice tomorrow. Practices will be open to the public. The Tigers will practice from 1:00 p.m. Until 2:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Gausman drafted by Orioles with forth overall pick in MLB draft

The Baltimore Orioles used their forth overall selection in Monday’s MLB draft to grab LSU’s Kevin Gausman. Gausman is the highest drafted Tiger since Baltimore drafted former LSU ace Ben McDonald in 1989.

NFL commissioner has authority to rule on Saints bounty program

An arbitrator ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell does have the authority to discipline Saints players for their role in the bounty program.

Softball Drops WCWS Opener to No. 1 California

The LSU softball team jumped out to a 2-0 advantage, but No.

Hornets win NBA draft lottery, will draft 1st and 10th

 The New Orleans Hornets received the 1st and 10th overall selections in the upcoming NBA Draft, as determined by the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery held tonight.

LSU baseball to hold public practices Thursday morning

Thursday, Paul Mainieri's team and the rest of the Baton Rouge Regional field will hold practices at Alex Box Stadium that are open to the public.

Raph Rhymes named SEC Player of the Year

LSU outfielder Raph Rhymes was selected 2012 SEC Baseball Player of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Rhymes leads the nation in hitting with a .459 batting average.

Southern breaks ground on Intramural Athletic Complex

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Students and supporters of Southern University will be excited as they watch crews build the new Intramural Athletic Complex on the Baton Rouge campus, Chancellor James L.