Football

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Chris Miller
October 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
The LSU Fighting Tigers are getting ready for their second ranked opponent of the 2019 football season -- the seventh-ranked Florida Gators. After weeks of seeing the Tiger offense score an average of 55 points per game, the scoreboard may not light up the way fans are used to seeing it. Not even...
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Chris Miller
October 08, 2019 - 10:48 am
St. Augustine High School says Nathanial Jones is no longer head football coach. WWL-TV reports the change comes a day after the school issued a statement about video of a pre-game chant that was posted to social media. In the video, a coach leads the team in a chant that uses profanity and a...
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Chris Miller
October 07, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Officials at St. Augustine High School say an investigation is underway into a pre-game chant in the St. Aug locker room before last Friday's game against Brother Martin at Yulman Stadium. "While in the locker room, just before the St. Augustine football team entered the field, a coach lead the...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Saturday's college football matchups pretty much guaranteed some position changes in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll. That is the case, though none of the changes directly affected LSU's position. The Tigers' next opponent, however, may come into Tiger Stadium this week with some added impetus...
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Chris Miller
October 05, 2019 - 6:08 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees today shared a video showing him throw a football as he recovers from surgery on his right thumb. Shhhhhhhhh....------ A post shared by Drew Brees (@drewbrees) on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:41pm PDT The Saints' QB posted the video on Instagram, then shared it via...
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WWL Newsroom
October 05, 2019 - 10:16 am
A southeastern Louisiana university is releasing its first branded beer. Nicholls State University was launching Colonels Retreat, a lager brewed by Bayou Tech Brewery, at Saturday's football game against Central Arkansas. The Houma Courier reports that the first pours were happening at an alumni...
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Chris Miller
September 30, 2019 - 11:07 am
The Southeastern Conference today announced that LSU and Florida will play their October 12 game starting at 7:00 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN. -- times and networks announced for games on October 12: https://t.co/MyGCz2umkt pic.twitter.com/h0Tu2ciOro — Southeastern Conference (@SEC)...
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Don Ames
September 28, 2019 - 10:36 am
LSU is off today, but there will be a few college games played in the state. And, lots of action outside Louisiana borders. ULM hosts South Alabama in the Warhawks Sun Belt opener today. In the Southland, McNeese hosts Sam Houston State in a battle of two and two teams. Northwestern State hopes to...
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Thomas Perumean
September 27, 2019 - 9:39 am
After dropping their proposal for an 18-game profootball season, NFL owners are back with a new idea: A 17 game season doing away with all or part of the preseason. The proposal came as collective bargaining talks have yet to get underway. Owners were briefed on the new proposal at their meeting in...
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Recording artist Jennifer Lopez attends a MLB baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
September 26, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are set to perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Feb. 2. The NFL announced its halftime performers Thursday afternoon. Lopez, an award-winning singer, actress, producer, and entertainer has sold over...
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