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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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Hess leads the Tigers to a winning weekend opener

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   LSU started a crucial SEC West road series off on the right foot behind the best start to date of Zack Hess’ young career. The sophomore ace fired a career-high eight...

Mainieri’s take on Feduccia’s catcher slump

By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor   Hunter Feduccia played so well back in the fall that Mason Doolittle, his primary competition for the starting catcher job, left the program over winter break to pursue...

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson dies

Benson died at the age of 90 after being hospitalized for the flu on February 16th. He originally bought the New Orleans Saints in 1985 after learning that the team would possibly be sold to another buyer and forced to...

What to expect from LSU for baseball opening season

It won’t be Zack Hess jogging in from the bullpen if LSU finds itself in position to close out a tight win against Notre Dame on Opening Night. That much is certain as last summer’s internet sensation is LSU’s Saturday...

How did LSU fall short on NSD with only 23 signees?

LSU entered National Signing Day with a plan and was determined to stick to it. That plan, as LSU coach Ed Orgeron laid it out Wednesday afternoon, was to extend scholarships to four players to fill four open spots:...

Pack the PMAC: Friday, January 19th

As #1 LSU and #9 Alabama face off, fans are encouraged to buy tickets ahead of time for this weekend’s gymnastics meet. Since tickets are not guaranteed and students get in free, LSU has advised advanced ticket...

City Pork to open new location at LSU

City Pork is expanding its business to the Art & Design building of LSU. According to The Daily Reveille, the deli and charcuterie restaurant will be serving up their famous burgers, sandwiches, salads and coffees...

Future Tiger Spotlight: Davin Cotton

LSU coach Ed Orgeron likes big, versatile defensive linemen who can play both inside or outside in any down or distance. He also likes signing Blue Chip players from north Louisiana, which has become a bit of a hotbed...

Coach O: Year One

If a fortune teller could have spoken to the LSU fan base in July and told them that the Tigers would go 9-3 in the 2017 season, almost every fan would have been satisfied with that record given the team’s youth and the...

Orgeron gets his mulligan, and his man

Let me start out this troll by stating what a lot of LSU fans have seemingly forgotten: Ed Orgeron never really wanted Matt Canada calling his plays. When Orgeron was hired, he tried to coax Steve Ensminger into keeping...

A worthwhile final test for the Tigers

With a win in the Citrus Bowl, the LSU football team will have won 10 games – a feat almost no one thought was possible after the team’s early-season loss against Troy. But to get that 10th win, the Tigers will have to...

Future Tiger Spotlight: Chansen Hines

When LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron was hired to be the Tigers’ full-time coach exactly one year ago, he said LSU needed some beef. “We have to get better and bigger on our offensive and defensive lines,” Orgeron...

Will Wade: On a mission at LSU

Will Wade was hired to be LSU’s men’s basketball coach on March 21. The Tigers played their first game under their new coach on November 10. Man, oh man have things changed for LSU basketball in the eight months since...

LSU gets Citrus Bowl berth

There’s a ring of familiarity to LSU’s bowl pick for 2017. The No. 17 Tigers will play No. 14 Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, a repeat of last year’s bowl spot for the Tigers. The made it...

If Canada bolts, why not Hugh Freeze?

I am pretty good at reading body language and/or picking up on vibes. With that said, I am not sure that Matt Canada will be back at LSU next fall – whether he becomes a head coach or not. Of course, the talk about...

LSU moves up in polls, waiting on bowl choice

LSU’s win over Texas A&M Saturday puts the Tigers in a better position than many thought they’d be in at the end of the season. LSU finished 9-3 overall and 6-2 in the SEC. The win helped the Tigers move...

Tigers roar past Texas A&M in Senior Night swan song

It was every LSU fan on social media’s dream. For one night, LSU’s defense forced timely turnovers and its offense was unstoppable, putting up tons of yards and points in a blowout win over an SEC foe. The Tigers...

Bayou Classic to put up big numbers this year

Organizers of this year’s Bayou Classic in New Orleans hope a few scheduling tweaks will help them break attendance records for the annual matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University. The...

LSU set to tangle with Tennessee

LSU fans know all too well what it’s like to be a Tennessee fan right now. They were in the Vols’ shoes exactly one year ago. LSU takes on Tennessee this weekend in Knoxville at a crossroads time for the storied...

Tigers wallop Razorbacks, rebound from Alabama defeat

No need to rearrange the trophy case over at LSU’s indoor practice facility. The Boot will stay in its place for another 365 days. The Tigers retained the Golden Boot Trophy on Saturday, dominating Arkansas to the tune...

LSU has a lot still to play for

  LSU won’t win the College Football Playoff, nor the Southeastern Conference. But don’t listen to the numbskulls who say that the Tigers have nothing to play for in the final three games of the season. There’s...

Alabama beats LSU 24-10 in Tuscaloosa

The streak continues. But folks who took Alabama and the 21.5 points have a lighter wallet than they had before they placed the bet. Alabama beat LSU 24-10 on Saturday – extending their streak of dominance over the...

Sports Troll: LSU Bama set to renew rivalry

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said being a 21.5-point underdog “means nothing.” Alabama coach Nick Saban called LSU’s loss against Troy the “worst thing that happened to the SEC,” because it awoke a sleeping giant. Las Vegas...

Sports Troll: How to BEAT BAMA

5 things LSU must do to slay Goliath Alabama   OK, so it’s one thing to say LSU can beat Alabama. But it’s a whole another thing entirely to put all the pieces together and explain how it can happen while still...

Future Tiger spotlight: Naz Reid

With a single 45-second video message on Twitter, five-star New Jersey power forward Naz Reid changed the future of the LSU men’s basketball program forever. Reid announced his commitment to LSU in early September on...

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