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Update: LSU Athletics likely to stop lump-sum payments to academics after this year

The LSU athletics department announced about a month ago that it was reconsidering its relationship with the academic side of campus. Athletic...

BREC’s Extreme Sports to host Geaux Velo Day, encourages all skill levels to attend

Baton Rouge’s adventurous residents will have an opportunity to try something new this Saturday thanks to BREC’s Extreme Sports. The Baton Rouge...

ICYMI: SEC lifts ban on alcohol sales at sporting events

LSU fans will soon be able to purchase alcohol at sporting events thanks to a new SEC policy. The Southeastern Conference voted on Friday, May 31 to...

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Suspended LSU receiver Drake Davis arrested again

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Editor   Suspended LSU wide receiver Drake Davis was arrested again on Saturday night, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Inmate List. Davis is being charged with two counts of...

How is LSU preparing for Auburn?

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Editor   Change is apparently coming to the LSU offense. Coming off a self-described “flat” offensive performance, LSU coach Ed Orgeron vowed his staff would be making changes to correct...

LSU upsets Miami 33-17 in season opener

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Editor   ARLINGTON, Texas — Between the unknowns on offense — the new coordinator and quarterback, the unproven backs and receivers — and an August of off-the-field noise — the...

3 days til kickoff

You can cook all the jambalaya you can eat, wear all of the hideous purple and gold in your closet, and do all of your little superstitious tricks on Sunday, but if this doesn’t get you pumped for kickoff, I...

Good news for LSU and cornerback Kristian Fulton

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Editor   Given the way LSU’s fall camp went, the sight of an athletic director appearing on the practice field could’ve meant a sign of more off-the-field noise to come. Instead Joe...

Update on the LSU quarterback battle

By CODY WORSHAM | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   LSU’s offense has had an entirely new look the last two days. The scholarship quarterback quota has been halved, with the transfers of Lowell Narcisse and Justin...

LSU now down to 2 quarterbacks

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   The LSU quarterback competition has been cut in half. Quarterback Lowell Narcisse has left the football program and intends to transfer to another school, the redshirt...

LSU ranked No. 24 in Preseason Poll

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   The 65 voting coaches — or, in many cases, their sports information directors — appear to be a bit more bullish on LSU than the odds makers in Las Vegas or the press...

10 LSU Newcomers likely to make an impact in 2018

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   The 2017 season was one that saw LSU deploy true freshmen all over the field, with a presumed record of 17 playing in the season opener against BYU alone. That mark is...

Recap on LSU Football at SEC Media Day

By CODY WORSHAM | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   ED ORGERON: Thank you, Commissioner Sankey. It’s always great to be a part of SEC Media Day. I’m proud to have Rashard Lawrence, Devin White, Foster Moreau, three...

Help name BR’s newest baseball team

According to WBRZ, next summer, a new Baton Rouge baseball team will join the Texas Collegiate League, a summer league for college players who hope to go pro. The Baton Rouge team will play at Goldsby Field and plans to...

Zach Watson wins Gold Glove Award

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   Zach Watson will be bringing some new hardware with him when the rising junior returns to patrol center field for LSU next season. The LSU star will receive a Gold...

North America to host World Cup in 2026

Now let’s see if the US can qualify to play… By a vote of 134 to 65, the “United 2026” bid was selected to host the World Cup in 2026. According to BBC , the 2026 tournament will be the biggest...

Tigers head to SEC Tournament in No. 8 seed

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   LSU is going to the Southeastern Conference Tournament with some work to do. The Auburn offense erupted to take the rubber match, homering four times off the LSU...

ICYMI: NOLA to host Super Bowl LVIII

To save you an awkward “Hey Google,” LVIII means 58 and it will be in 2024. After Gayle Benson’s pitch was accepted Wednesday morning, New Orleans will officially host the Super Bowl again!  Senior NFL...

LSU Baseball Weekend Preview: The Road to Auburn

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   The questions have been the same before every Southeastern Conference road trip, particularly as the losses mounted during a particularly rough stretch late last month...

Weekend Update: Tigers burst the bubble

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   AJ Labas wasn’t going to stay the midweek starter forever. The freshman took the ball each week, regaining the arm strength he’d lost to back surgery along the way...

NFL Draft Update

BR native Derrius Guice’s NFL hopes will have to wait another night after he wasn’t picked in the first round. According to The Advocate, Guice is now hoping for a second round pick, along with other...

15 LSU patents recognized at Inventorship Showcase

List includes patents for longer cell battery life, curing disease in horses, improving cancer treatment and much more. This week LSU celebrates 15 patent recipients. In addition, The Excellence in Innovation Award will...

Balls & Strikes: recap on LSU’s 0-4 weekend

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   Perhaps it’s time to retire the Rally Bees tee shirts, because the days since Paul Mainieri and Co. wore them to practice have been more like a colony collapse than a...

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