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SLU’s Bennett named to Payton Award watch list

Southeastern Louisiana senior quarterback Bryan Bennett is one of 20 student-athletes named to the Watch List for the 28th Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the outstanding player of the Football Championship Subdivision.

LSU's Tiger Stadium ranked as top college football venue by Athlon Sports panel

Tiger Stadium has been ranked as the best college football stadium along with having the best game day atmosphere, in a poll conducted by Athlon Sports that was released on Monday.

Why minor league baseball plays a major role in the U.S.

Far from the bright lights and big salaries on big league diamonds, minor league teams play a major role in their communities during the summer months.

LSU golfer Stewart Jolly named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s Na

Former LSU pole vaulter Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

– A former member of the LSU Track & Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represe

Team USA baseball finalizes 24-man Collegiate National Team roster

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers.

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.