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LSU Tigers
USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
January 15, 2020 - 9:10 pm
Stores selling LSU merchandise can't keep them on the shelves after the Tigers wrapped up their 15-0 season in the Dome Monday night. Fanatics runs the official LSU e-commerce store, and global co-president Jack Boyle says the title by the Purple and Gold has fueled their largest selling NCAA...
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LSU
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2020 - 5:21 pm
The LSU athletic department is now checking to see if former player and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. handed out real cash to LSU players following Monday night's victory in the College Football National Championship game. When asked about it Tuesday, associate athletic...
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Taxes
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Associated Press
January 15, 2020 - 4:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana personal income taxpayers can start filing their 2019 state tax returns on Jan. 27. That's the same day the IRS begins accepting federal income tax filings. The state revenue department announced the filing plans Wednesday. The deadline to file Louisiana individual...
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2020 - 4:41 pm
The NFL today announced Bill Vinovich will referee Super Bowl LIV in Miami next month. The league also announced who will comprise the other seven members of the officiating team. Super Bowl assignments are set – Bill Vinovich has been named #SBLIV referee. pic.twitter.com/52iJdkUWe4 — NFL...
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Donald Trump
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2020 - 4:20 pm
The LSU football team will head to the White House to meet President Donald Trump this Friday, The Advocate reports. Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attended the first half of the College Football Playoff Championship Game Monday night in New Orleans. Last year's champions, Clemson, visited...
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LSU Tigers wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) against the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
January 15, 2020 - 4:07 pm
LSU receiver Justin Jefferson is headed to the NFL. Yahoo! Sports first reported the star's decision. JJettas taking off! pic.twitter.com/GERx4dm98z — JJETS✈️ (@JJettas2) January 15, 2020 Jefferson has been the Tigers most productive receiver the past three seasons and is coming off the best year...
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NFL, Saints
USA Today
Steve Geller
January 15, 2020 - 3:34 pm
After 7 years in the NFL, fullback Zach Line has announced he is retiring from football. As I look back on the last seven seasons in the NFL I cannot help but to feel extremely proud. I have never bragged about my accomplishments, but knowing the odds and ignoring them, and choosing to instead...
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2020 - 3:30 pm
The sex crimes case against former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain will be tried in St. Tammany, The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate reports. Prosecutors had sought the request, but ad-hoc Judge Edward "Jimmy' Gaidry ruled that the court will be able to find enough impartial jurors...
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LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron (left) and linebacker Patrick Queen during the CFP National Championship champions press conference at the Sheraton New Orleans. LSU defeated Clemson 42-25.
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Amos Morale III
January 15, 2020 - 3:23 pm
LSU linebacker Patrick Queen has declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. The junior from Livonia made the announcement on his Twitter account fresh off of an MVP performance in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Forever LSU---- #LevelUp8 #GodsGlory pic.twitter.com/nselyp3SuQ...
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LSU Tigers safety Grant Delpit (7) kisses the national championship trophy after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
January 15, 2020 - 2:19 pm
LSU safety Grant Delpit has declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. The Jim Thorpe Award winner announced his decision in a post to his Twitter account. pic.twitter.com/fA6vWXJZlZ — GrantDelpit (@realgrantdelpit) January 15, 2020 Delpit was a consensus All-American this season and a unanimous All-American...
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