No. 1 Alabama expects toughest test yet at No. 4 LSU

Football 11/02/18, 11:09

As quarterback sensation Tua Tagovailoa tries to envision what awaits him and top-ranked Alabama at LSU's Tiger Stadium, he could use recent history as a guide.Even during this decade of dominance, the Crimson Tide hasn't so much thrived as survived at deafening Death Valley, where a crowd exceeding 102,000 is ...

Prime-time matchup: Tua Tagovailoa takes on LSU secondary

Football 11/01/18, 12:09

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa has been one of the nation's most electric quarterbacks, flinging one touchdown pass after another without a single interception.Grant Delpit and the LSU defensive backs welcome the challenge."I think we match up well with them," the Tigers safety said. "We have the best DBs out there."In a ...

Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies at 83

Football 10/13/18, 15:39

Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83.He died unexpectedly at a hospital in his hometown of Baton ...

Official exoneration for man freed last year in 1973 rape

U.S. 10/11/18, 13:31

A legal ordeal that dragged on for close to half a century is officially over for a man wrongfully convicted in a 1971 rape.The advocacy group Innocence Project New Orleans said Thursday that prosecutors in Baton Rouge officially dismissed charges against Wilbert Jones in the kidnapping and rape of a ...

Arrest made in shooting death of LSU player Wayde Sims

Basketball 09/29/18, 13:25

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims.Baton Rouge police said Saturday that 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson has been charged with second-degree murder and is at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.Sims was shot early Friday during a street fight caught on video near the ...

LSU basketball player Wayde Sims shot to death

Basketball 09/28/18, 08:43

LSU basketball player Wayde Sims has died after he was shot early Friday near the campus of another school in Baton Rouge.Sims, 20, was shot around 12:25 a.m., Baton Rouge police said in a news release.He was taken to a hospital and died from his wounds, Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. ...

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