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Manziel meets with media for first time

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel held his first televised news conference Tuesday.  The freshman set an SEC single season record for total offense with 3,419 passing yards and 1,181 rushing yards on the season.

Kentucky hires Mark Stoops as head football coach

The Kentucky Wildcats have a new head football coach.  The university hired Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops. Stoops is 45 years old and is the brother of Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops.

LSU basketball ready for test from Big East foe Seton Hall

As the football season for LSU dwindles down, basketball season is heating up. First year head coach Johnny Jones and his Tigers are off to a good start. Granted the competition hasn’t been great.

LSU to give two lucky fans bowl game tickets and for two students $250 each at Thursday's LSU-Seton Hall basketball game

A pair of LSU football bowl game tickets to two lucky fans and two cash prizes to LSU students of $250 are just part of the promotions planned for Thursday night’s important SEC-BIG EAST Challenge basketball matchup between the undefeated

No time to sulk for Saints

As bad as Sunday’s loss to San Francisco may hurt, the New Orleans Saints must put it in the rear view. Yes, it was a golden opportunity to jump into playoff contention. Yes, it was a chance to beat one of the elite teams in the NFL.

LSU fans indifferent about potential bowl destinations

There was still hope for a BCS bowl bid following LSU’s 20-13 win over Arkansas Friday. Monday all hope was lost.

Jones resigns from Woodlawn after 1-9 season

Head football coach and athletic director at Woodlawn high school, Don Jones, sent in his resignation papers Monday. Jones was the head man for the Panthers program for the last seven year.

LSU basketball looks to keep moving forward Saturday against Mississippi Valley State

The LSU Tigers, 3-0 on the young basketball season, look to continue to improve Saturday night when they host former player Chico Potts and his Mississippi Valley Delta Devils in a 7 p.m. contest at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

LSU's Minter is one of five finalists for Butkus award

LSU linebacker Kevin Minter has been named one of five finalists for the Butkus Award, which is given each year to the top linebacker in college football, the Butkus Foundation announced on Tuesday.

LSU vacates women's NCAA outdoor track championship

The LSU Women’s Track and Field team will be required to vacate its 2012 NCAA Outdoor team championship due to a student-athlete’s use of a stimulant banned by the NCAA that is commonly found in over-the-counter nutritional suppleme