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Ed Orgeron, Dabo Swinney
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 6:07 am
By: Tim Zimmer It’s Tigers vs. Tigers in the National Championship Monday night in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Which offense has the advantage? Which players will play a key role in determining the winner of the college football final playoff? Here’s a breakdown of each side of the ball, and “x-...
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College Trophy
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Jim Hanzo
January 12, 2020 - 9:53 pm
After a long 15-day layoff since winning the Peach Bowl, LSU and Clemson strap on the helmets Monday night in college football’s national championship game. Coach Ed Orgeron says he’s tried to keep the preparation for this game close to what they’ve done all year. "We didn’t talk about going to...
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New Orleans
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Jim Hanzo
January 12, 2020 - 6:12 pm
A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday morning as foggy conditions continue into Monday morning. "The highest chance for showers and a few thunderstorms will be Monday morning and early afternoon," said WWL-TV meteorologist Payton Malone. "No severe weather is expected, and rain...
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 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the College Football Playoff National Championship media at Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center.
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Amos Morale III
January 12, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Joe Burrow said LSU’s goal hasn’t changed since last January. “We went into the season saying if the national title is in New Orleans, we weren't going to let anybody else be there,” Burrow said. “We had to be there. We weren't going to be at home on the couch watching two teams coming in our state...
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Weather not cooperating for Big Game
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Thomas Perumean
January 12, 2020 - 2:14 pm
It's advantageous the Superdome is a dome, because there's no way the College Football National Championship game is getting rained out. The old adage, 'wait five minutes and the weather will change' is on the minds of a lot of outdoor retailers, vendors, and tailgaters alike as the National...
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Have your king cake and eat it too!
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Thomas Perumean
January 12, 2020 - 9:46 am
If you're watching your carbs, calories, fat, gluten, blood sugar, blood pressure, or waist line, now you have your king cake and eat it too! Ochsner Health and Caluda Cottage Catering have teamed up to create the Eat-Fit-King-Cake. This new creation addresses the needs of many these days who have...
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LSU practices ahead of championship matchup with Clemson.
Amos Morale III
January 11, 2020 - 7:05 pm
No. 1 LSU hit the practice fields at the New Orleans Saints practice facility ahead of its College Football Playoff national championship matchup with the No. 3 Clemson Tigers. The teams are set to face each other in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Monday, Jan. 13.
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college football playoff weekend new orleans
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Chris Miller
January 11, 2020 - 5:39 pm
New Orleans has swelled with fans in town for the College Football Playoff Championship, and public safety officals have set up traffic restrictions to facilitate the large crowd. That means nighttime restrictions on motor vehicles in the French Quarter, and pedestrians only on Bourbon St. from...
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Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney during the College Football Playoff National Championship media at Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Ce.
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WWL Newsroom
January 11, 2020 - 3:23 pm
by: Tim Zimmer Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney talked about being the “road” team once again in this year’s College Football Playoff, while playing on a neutral site in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. When asked if he thinks LSU playing in New Orleans will be an advantage; Swinney’s answer: “No...
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Joe Brady speaks to members of the press at LSUs championship Media Day.
Amos Morale III
January 11, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Before Joe Brady left his job with the New Orleans Saints to become LSU’s passing game coordinator, his former boss, head coach Sean Payton, told him he was making a mistake. Brady said he didn’t remember having that conversation. “I don’t know if that’s exactly what he said to me,” Brady said with...
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