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Roger Goodell steps aside from Saints bounty appeals

 Commissioner Roger Goodell today notified the NFL Players Association and the four players who have appealed their suspensions in the Saints bounty matter that he has appointed former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue as the hearing officer

LSU football 2013 schedule released

2013 LSU Football Schedule Aug. 31 TCU Arlington, Texas Sept. 7 Kent State Baton Rouge Sept. 14 UAB Baton Rouge Sept. 21 Auburn Baton Rouge Sept. 28 Georgia Athens, Ga.

Three locals ready for pro boxing's return to Baton Rouge

The concept sounds simple. The process is painful. “We bleed together. We sweat together. We go through everything together,” said boxer Justin Thomas.

LSU students disappointed crosses airbrushed from photo by school

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.

Crowd for Texas A&M vs. LSU expected to be biggest yet for Aggies’ first SEC season

As the Aggies gear up for this Saturday’s home game against the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers, Assistant Director for Tailgating Operations Neil Peltier is predicting a tremendous crowd.

Sports Illustrated investigates Tyrann Mathieu's rise and fall

Sports Illustrated Senior Writers Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel get inside the world of former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, one of college football’s most exciting players last season who was kicked off the team in August for multipl

UL Lafayette to face North Texas on Tuesday night

No game for the Ragin' Cajuns this past Saturday meant a little extra practice for the guys as they get ready to face North Texas tomorrow night.

Vilma files motion to have suspension overturned

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma says he will be back for Sunday's game against the Bucs and he has filed a motion against the NFL in court to make sure that happens.

Tigers move up in polls after knocking off South Carolina

The LSU Tigers moved up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Poll after downing South Carolina in Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

Two football teams face by week

What a strange football weekend this is going to be no UL Ragin Cajun game Saturday and no New Orleans Saints game sunday.  However thank goodness that LSU is hosting South Carolina tomorrow.