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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

Lady Tigers to host softball clinic on Saturday morning

The Lady Tigers softball team is hosting a free clinic to kids of all ages and skill levels this Saturday at the Burbank BREC Park. The softball fields are next to all the soccer fields.

LSU signs four on men's basketball signing day

LSU announced Wednesday the names of four approved signees to join Coach Johnny Jones’ Tiger basketball team for the 2012-13 season.

Coleman scores 25 as LSU blasts McNeese, 73-48

Shavon Coleman scored the most points in a half since January of 2010 by posting 23 points. Coleman finished with a team high 25 points and 10 rebounds as LSU cruised past McNeese, 73-48.

Deadline nears for LSU football post-season ticket orders; LSU taking amended orders

LSU football season ticket holders have until next Monday, November 19, at 5 p.m. to request tickets to post-season football games in which the Tigers might play.

Hornets acquire Carroll from Charlotte for Hakim Warrick

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have acquired guard Matt Carroll from the Charlotte Bobcats in exchange for forward Hakim Warrick.

Defiant Armstrong posts pic of Tour champion jerseys

Lance Armstrong has defiantly posted an internet picture of himself with the seven Tour de France winner's jerseys that have been expunged from the history books.

Mike D'Antoni tapped to be L.A. Lakers next head coach

After ousting its coach days into the new season, the Los Angeles Lakers today announced the hiring of Mike D'Antoni to lead the talented NBA team.

LSU seniors carry on winning tradition

LSU will honor 14 seniors Saturday before the Tigers home finale in Tiger Stadium. “Senior Day” festivities will take place prior to the 2:30 p.m. kickoff between LSU and Ole Miss. LSU is 8-2 on the year and 4-2 in SEC play.