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WWL Newsroom
November 05, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Patty Burnamen | WWL First News This is a big football weekend here in New Orleans. LSU heads to Tuscaloosa on Saturday for a marquee matchup between the #1 and #2 teams in the country, and the Saints take on the Atlanta falcons, one of the more intense rivalries in the NFL, regardless of either...
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Jim Hanzo
November 05, 2019 - 8:36 am
Number one LSU hopes to break an eight-game losing streak to number two Bama this Saturday in Tuscaloosa for what’s being dubbed the Game of the Century II. Tiger Rag assistant editor Tyler Nunez says Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban will be dealing with the best LSU offense he’s ever faced. “The...
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Chris Miller
November 04, 2019 - 3:34 pm
After the dust settles from LSU vs. Alabama, the Fighting Tigers will take on their old rivals in Oxford, the Ole Miss Rebels. The university today announced that ESPN will televise the game at 6:00 p.m. LSU will face Ole Miss at 6 p.m. on ESPN. -- https://t.co/DzaPFu1CyP pic.twitter.com/I3NSKhzTUW...
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Chris Miller
November 04, 2019 - 2:47 pm
President Donald Trump will be in the stands at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa for the LSU/Alabama football game, according to a report in The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate . Both CNN and Sports Illustrated reports preparations are being made to have the president in attendance at...
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Auburn Tigers quarterback Bo Nix (10) is sacked by LSU Tigers linebacker Michael Divinity Jr. (45) in the second half at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 04, 2019 - 2:45 pm
No. 1 LSU will be without one of its top defensive players Saturday when it face No. 2 Alabama in Tuscaloosa as linebacker Michael Divinity is no longer with the teams, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday afternoon. “Michael Divinity has left the team for personal reasons,” Orgeron said. The...
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Jim Hanzo
November 04, 2019 - 8:49 am
This Saturday is the game LSU fans have been waiting for all year. Another crack at Alabama. Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide are favored for the game against the LSU Tigers by a touchdown. Raphael Esparza, oddsmaker for mybookie.ag says should Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa not play then we...
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Associated Press
November 03, 2019 - 1:38 pm
The LSU Tigers are the nation's top ranked college football team for a second week. With nine ranked teams off this weekend, including four of the top five, there was little movement throughout the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. LSU is No. 1 for a second consecutive week and Alabama is No. 2...
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WWL Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 8:25 am
Gilgeous-Alexander, Bazley lead Thunder over Pelicans Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Saturday. Dennis Schroder and rookie Darius Bazley each added 17 points for the Thunder. Danilo Gallinari scored 16...
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Oct 6, 2018; Gainesville, FL, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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WWL Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 7:53 am
The last word before the College Football Playoff selection committee starts ranking teams was elimination. With most of the top contenders taking the weekend off, a bunch of second-tier playoff hopefuls were trying to stay in the race Saturday. No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Georgia and No. 9 Utah can look...
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WWL Newsroom
November 02, 2019 - 11:28 am
The New Orleans Pelicans’ matchup against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets looked troublesome on paper, yet a stunning performance by Jahlil Okafor lifted the Pelicans to their first win of the young season. Okafor scored 26 points, Brandon Ingram added 25 and the Pelicans beat the Nuggets 122-...
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