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April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm
The latest data released from LSU's Louisiana Survey shows majority support for both legalized sports betting as well as the legalization of recreational marijuana use. LSU Public Policy Research Lab Director Dr. Mike Henderson said sports betting received support from 59% of residents while...
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April 18, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Matt Doyle | WWL.com Baton Rouge boy Scott Woodward is coming home to take over LSU Athletics after a four-year run as Texas A&M’s Athletic Director. Woodward is renown for putting A&M sports back on the map with the hiring of football coach Jimbo Fisher and basketball coach Buzz Williams...
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Chris Miller
April 18, 2019 - 11:18 am
The forecast for potential severe weather today has led to LSU pushing back the start of tonight's game at Alex Box Stadium. -- GAME TIME UPDATE -- First pitch for Game 1 vs. Florida has been pushed back to 8 p.m. CT at The Box! Gates will open at 6 p.m. • #GeauxTigers -- — LSU Baseball (@...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 18, 2019 - 9:42 am
Officials at LSU have hired Baton Rouge native and LSU alumnus Scott Woodward as athletics director. He has been serving in the same position for the last four years at Texas A&M University. The University says Woodward will be formally welcomed on Tuesday. "We are happy to welcome a fellow...
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Derick E. Hingle - USA TODAY Sports
April 18, 2019 - 7:10 am
Jeff Palermo reporting LSU announces Joe Alleva is transitioning out of his role as athletic director to a new role as special assistant to the president for donor relations. Alleva has been the school’s A-D since 2008, but Tiger Rag Editor James Moran says he leaves as a widely unpopular figure. “...
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April 17, 2019 - 9:07 pm
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag With 11-year LSU athletics director Joe Alleva stepping down from the position for a new role within the program, the university has come to a decision on who will replace him. Sources confirm to Tiger Rag that LSU will hire Scott Woodward, currently the...
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Mar 22, 2017; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers athletic director Joe Alleva introduces new basketball head coach Will Wade during a press conference at the LSU Student Union.
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Seth Dunlap
April 17, 2019 - 7:35 pm
I didn't expect to find myself in this place, putting fingers to keyboard in defense of ousted LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva. Perhaps this isn't a defense of him, but a plea for the preservation of our sense of morality, of right and wrong, that so many have seemed to have forgotten in the wake...
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Derick E. Hingle - USA TODAY Sports
Just two days after the reinstatement of LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade, athletics director Joe Alleva is now the one on the outside looking in at LSU sports. While he will transition to a new role in the LSU administration, is time overseeing the various Tiger teams has ended. WWL’s Bobby...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:24 pm
As expected, LSU announced today that Joe Alleva is stepping down from the post of Director of Athletics. The school said Alleva is "transitioning to a new role as special assistant to the president for donor relations." Read the full statement from LSU below: JOE ALLEVA TO TRANSITION TO A NEW ROLE...
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April 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WWL's partners at TigerRag.com have confirmed that Joe Alleva is done as LSU's Director of Athletics. Alleva's departure came about in an executive session of the LSU Board of Supervisors held Tuesday night. This comes days after Alleva reinstated men's basketball coach Will Wade, whom Alleva...
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