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Will Wade tapes released, school makes statement following HBO report

Posted 4:19 AM 4/2/2020 by Michael R Cauble

BATON ROUGE - A day after the HBO documentary dug into the behind-the-scenes dealings of college basketball, LSU athletic director Scott Woodward released a statement of acknowledgement that his men's basketball coach Will Wade was featured in the report.

“We are aware of the (More)

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WATCH: Former LSU linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson works out ahead of NFL Draft

WATCH: Former LSU linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson works out ahead of NFL Draft

Posted 8:11 PM 4/1/2020 by Reggie Chatman

With the NFL draft on the horizon, former LSU stars are continuing to put in work. 

Former LSU outside linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson has been working alongside well known football trainer Rischad Whitfield aka Footwork King in Houston, Texas. 

He posted a video of the duo (More)

3/31/2020

Sean Payton: Drew Brees has returned for his 'final season'

Sean Payton: Drew Brees has returned for his 'final season'

Posted 12:33 PM 3/31/2020 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ORLEANS — In a Tuesday morning interview on ESPN, Saints head coach Sean Payton implied that quarterback Drew Brees would only be around for one more season and that all eyes would be on Taysom Hill. 

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3/30/2020

NCAA will officially grant eligibility relief for athletes affected by COVID-19

NCAA will officially grant eligibility relief for athletes affected by COVID-19

Posted 5:17 PM 3/30/2020 by WBRZ Sports

The Division I Council on Monday voted to allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.

Members also adjusted financial aid rules to allow teams to carry more members on scholarship to account for (More)

3/28/2020

Former LSU wide receiver and track star Orlando McDaniel dies from coronavirus

Former LSU wide receiver and track star Orlando McDaniel dies from coronavirus

Posted 9:34 PM 3/29/2020 by WBRZ Sports

Orlando McDaniel, a two-sport star in football and track field at LSU Tigers and a former receiver with the Denver Broncos, died from complications related to coronavirus on Friday night.

McDaniel, 59, fell ill after traveling to Washington, D.C., to visit a family member (More)

3/27/2020

ESPN sideline NBA reporter Doris Burke tests positive for coronovirus

ESPN sideline NBA reporter Doris Burke tests positive for coronovirus

Posted 2:20 PM 3/27/2020 by Sports

ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke has received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 but says she is symptom-free more than two weeks after her initial concerns of an illness.

Burke addressed her diagnosis with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday's episode of The Woj Pod. She told Wojnarowski she (More)

3/26/2020

Scotlandville's Reece Beekman named Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year

Scotlandville's Reece Beekman named Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year

Posted 11:18 AM 3/26/2020 by WBRZ Sports

CHICAGO— In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Reece Beekman of Scotlandville Magnet High School as its 2019-20 Gatorade Louisiana Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Beekman is the second Gatorade Louisiana Boys (More)

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