COVID-19 forces more high school football game cancellations

COVID-19 has struck again, causing more cancellations of high school football games locally.

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Clemson and Bama remain atop both major college football polls

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LSU vs. No. 10 Florida postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak in Gators football program

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Superdome officials unveil COVID safe plan

Louisiana lawmakers want more say over high school sports

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Even a few Saints fans in Tiger Stadium could bring some boost to local economy

New Orleans Saints in talks to move home games to Tiger Stadium

  NFL does major juggling of schedule due to coronavirus

Dallas Cowboys QB suffers frightening ankle injury in game against NY Giants

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a serious leg injury in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.

Kansas tweets that head coach Les Miles has COVID-19

The University of Kansas' football program has tweeted that head coach, Les Miles, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Upcoming Bossier High football games canceled; player tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement from Bossier Schools, Bossier High’s football team won’t see Friday night lights anytime soon.

Missouri vs. No. 16 LSU moved to Columbia, Mo. due to Hurricane Delta

The Missouri vs. No. 16 LSU football game has been moved from Baton Rouge to Columbia, Mo. due to Hurricane Delta, officials with the Southeastern Conference (SEC) announced Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Report: Saints decide against evacuating to Indianapolis ahead of Hurricane Delta

How LSU fans can buy tickets to the game in Missouri

LHSAA Hall of Fame inducts 2020 class

Former Kilgore College basketball coach Scotti Wood dies

47th Annual Bayou Classic will be played in Shreveport

  Shreveport to host 47th Bayou Classic football game

Game wardens investigate alligator shot in Rusk County

According to a Facebook post from the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, the nine-foot alligator was found shot at the bridge over Bowles Creek on County Road 4194.

Cleveland Browns survive in Dallas, 49-38

Mayfield, Garrett, looking for glory in their home state

LSU climbs 3 spots in AP Top 25 after win; Louisiana-Lafayette re-enters both polls at No. 23

LSU climbed to No. 17 in the AP Top 25 Poll, while moving up just one spot in the Coaches Poll after a convincing win over Vanderbilt and Louisiana-Lafayette is No. 23 in both of the major polls.

  A ‘Giant’ leap of faith

Members of the Green Oaks Giants football team decided to take a giant leap of faith before Wednesday's practice. They were baptized. Their decision comes as the team continues to come to grips with the shooting death of teammate Minnion Jackson.

Coach Orgeron shoulders the blame on LSU loss: “Put it on me”

LSU hits the road to face Vanderbilt this Saturday

  COVID-19 didn’t stop the watch parties for college football fans

“It’s really good that we have football going back on, because it’s a huge thing for us in the south and a good morale boost,” he said. “Hopefully, it’ll get people back to feeling normal.”

LSU remains No. 6 and Louisiana-Lafayette still No. 19 in AP Top 25 Poll; big changes in Coaches Poll

LSU held its No. 6 ranking and Louisiana stayed at No. 19 in the AP Top 25 Poll but there were many changes to the Coaches Poll due to the addition of the Big Ten teams.

‘This is not fair:’ Denham Springs football player dies following collapse at practice

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a beloved high schooler who collapsed at football practice on Tuesday.

The Blood Center in BR, NOLA areas puts out call for blood for Denham football player who collapsed during practice

The Blood Center is putting out a call for blood donations for Remy Hidalgo, 16, a junior football player at Denham Springs High School who collapsed Tuesday, Sept. 15 during practice and was subsequently airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans for treatment.

  LHSAA releases updated guidance for high schools’ fall sports programs

The revised guidelines also impact high school bands and cheer and dance squads

LSU announces changes for student tickets for this football season

LSU has released important information regarding tickets for this football season, which will of course be rather unusual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Football players' suspension lifted after carrying thin blue line, thin red line flags onto field

The school says the players were told not to do it, but they did it anyway.

  Friday night lights: Football coach says he’s ready for season

The 8-game regular season will start Oct. 1. This is a week earlier than the original Oct. 8 start date.

Saints beat Bucs behind big plays in all 3 phases

The Saints won their season-opener against the Bucs behind big plays in all three phases of the game and lead the division after losses by the Panthers and Falcons earlier in the day.

After presidents meet, Big Ten football still in limbo

Big Ten university presidents will meet Sunday to hear a presentation about playing a fall football season after all -- maybe as soon as mid-October -- amid pressure to kick off from parents, players, coaches and even the president.

Cornerback PJ Williams among inactives for Saints-Bucs game

Bucs vs. Saints, 3:25 p.m. on FOX 8

LSU ranks No. 6 in AP, No. 5 in Coaches Poll; Louisiana-Lafayette moves into top 25 after upset win

LSU is ranked No. 6 in the AP Top 25 Poll and No. 5 in the week two edition of the Amway Coaches Poll, while Louisiana-Lafayette is also ranked in both polls.

Brees on the 2020 season: “I got nothing to lose”

Bucs at Saints, 3:25 p.m. on FOX 8

Saints and star RB Alvin Kamara reach 5-year extension

The New Orleans Saints and star running back Alvin Kamara have reached an agreement on a 5-year contract extension according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

LSU football season will open at 25% capacity in Tiger Stadium; no tailgating allowed during 2020 season

Officials have announced the allowed seating capacity for LSU football games at Tiger Stadium during the 2020 college football season.

LSU DE Ray Parker suspended indefinitely; arrested on battery, criminal damage charges

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday, Sept. 9 he has suspended defensive end Ray Parker indefinitely from the team for violating team rules.

Former LSU QB Joe Burrow named Bengals captain

Former LSU and now rookie NFL quarterback Joe Burrow has been named one of the seven captains for the Cincinnati Bengals.

National Finals Rodeo back in the Texas saddle

A Major Events Reimbursement Program fund of $7.1 million has been established, based on the projected economic impact resulting from increased tax revenue and spending associated with the event.

LSU Interim President: 25% capacity likely at Tiger Stadium

LSU Interim President Tom Galligan Wednesday hinted at the likelihood capacity for fans inside Tiger Stadium would be capped at 25%, at least early on in the season.

Governor says there is no 'difference of opinion’ between him and LSU on Tiger Stadium seating capacity

Governor John Bel Edwards told reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 8 that he did not know any of any “difference of opinion” between his administration and LSU about the capacity of Tiger Stadium for the 2020 college football season.

  Louisiana Tech postpones first football game after COVID-19 outbreak

Louisiana Tech football season opener against Baylor University scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020, has been postponed.

COVID-19 exposure prompts Tatum to put football on hold for 2 weeks

Tatum is suspending all high school football activities for 2 weeks.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Saints fans, businesses prepare for unconventional season opener

The roar of tens of thousands of Who Dats will be noticeably absent from the Superdome for the Saints season opener, but that will not silence fans’ spirit any less.

Stop the Violence March held in honor of Minnion Jackson

People across Shreveport made their way to North Market Street at I-220 to march for Minnion Jackson.

All About Fans: LSU shows off new helmet tech to help protect players from COVID-19

LSU, in partnership with a Louisiana sports technology startup, has developed new helmet cooling technologies to make customizable air circulation devices for athletic helmets with the goal of helping to protect the players from coronavirus.

  Federal eviction moratorium comes with many questions for ArkLaTex renters

Questions are swirling what impact the White House order, to halt evictions for some renters through the end of the year, could have for renters in the Shreveport-Bossier City area.

Report: Payton and Kamara clear the air

It was reported earlier in the week that the Saints are open to trading Kamara.

47 student-athletes make watch list for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Nearly 50 college football players are considered strong contenders for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson visits practice after sharing she tested positive for COVID-19

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner, Gayle Benson, was in attendance at practice Wednesday, Sept. 2 just days after disclosing she tested positive for COVID-19.

  Louisiana Attorney General: “It is time to turn on the Friday night lights”

Landry said he thinks it is safe for the players to start playing games. However, the LHSAA has previously said they will follow the state’s lead, only considering to start the season once it has reached phase three of reopening.

State approves fans returning to Saints games, team releases plan

The New Orleans Saints sent out guidelines Tuesday regarding how the team could reopen the Superdome to fans this upcoming NFL season during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tulane announces kickoff times for five games

The Green Wave’s home opener will be against Navy on Sept. 19

  La. State Reps, A.G. Landry want LHSAA to start high school football in October

A letter penned by a Louisiana State Representative has gained a considerable amount of support pushing for the start of the high school football season.

LSU announces kickoff times for five games this season

LSU-Alabama will kickoff at 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 14

Post positions, morning line odds set for Kentucky Derby 146

The post positions for the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby are set.

43 Seasons - The Legacy Of D-D Breaux

Earlier this month, legendary LSU coach D.D. Breaux announced she would be retiring after leading the LSU gymnastics program for 43 years

Orgeron pleased with team’s mindset going into second week of fall camp

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron met with sports journalists on Tuesday, August 25, as the Tigers move into their second week of fall camp practices. Orgeron started off by saying he is pleased with the mindset of the team.

Former LSU safety Grant Delpit tears Achilles at Browns practice; likely out for season

Former LSU safety Grant Delpit, a second round pick of the Cleveland Browns, tore his Achilles during practice on Monday, August 24, the team has confirmed.

REPORT: NCAA explores 4 potential college basketball start dates

The NCAA is in its initial stages of possibly deciding between four start dates for the 2020-2021 men’s and women’s college basketball seasons, sources reportedly told CBS Sports.

Report: NFL not allowing cheerleaders, mascots on field

Booted from the sidelines

LSU hits practice field to start fall camp

LSU was finally able to get on the practice field Monday, August 17, to start fall camp in preparation to defend its national championship.

SEC will announce revised football schedule Monday

The SEC will announce its full revised schedule Monday afternoon, the conference reported Sunday.

Brees prepares for protocol-packed Saints training camp

Brees is entering year 15 with the Saints

Family: Piggott athlete who collapsed during football practice has died

A Piggott High School junior who suffered extreme heat stroke during football practice earlier this week has died.

’We cannot, at this point, have fall NCAA championships,’ says NCAA President Mark Emmert, except for FBS football

NCAA President Mark Emmert announced Thursday, August 13, that championships for fall collegiate sports have been canceled, except for FBS football.

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

ACT OF KINDNESS: Good Samaritan finds and returns SEC Championship ring to former LSU great

McMakin played at LSU in the early to mid-1970s and was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1976.

Southland Conference postpones all fall sports; football possibly to start in spring

The Southland Conference Board of Directors announced that several fall sports will be postponed from the fall semester.

Saints announce there will be no fans at Superdome for first home game

The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday, Aug. 12 no fans will be allowed inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when the team hosts the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their home opener on Sept. 13.

REPORT: SEC presidents expected to discuss plans for fall athletics in impromptu meeting

Presidents of schools in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) are scheduled to have an unexpected meeting Monday, Aug. 10, according to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

REPORT: Big Ten cancels its 2020 college football season

With the growing concern surrounding the health and safety due to COVID-19, the Big Ten has made the announcement to cancel the 2020 football season, according to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger and multiple media reports.