Welcome to 2020 Southeastern Conference football, Version 2.0.
Notes on a golf scorecard while looking out at the rain and thinking about how many golf balls I’m not losing by not playing …
All over the country, college football fans, coaches, players, athletic directors and conference commissioners are anxiously counting down the days. They’re taking a grim look at the coronavirus statistics and are trying to figure out whether ther…
Southeastern Conference athletic directors will hold a series of virtual meetings next week to discuss the 2020 football season, but no deadlines for the season are being set at this point.
Six home meets plus a championship meet just down the road in New Orleans are on the schedule for LSU gymnastics in 2021, the school announced Wednesday.
There are three words behind the north end zone of A.W. Mumford Stadium, emblazoned at crossbar level behind the gleaming white goalposts:
I was out walking Saturday near dusk along University Lake when I came to a point where the floodlights in Tiger Stadium were shining brightly across the still water.
LSU on Tuesday announced its nominees for NCAA Woman of the Year, gymnast Ruby Harrold and volleyball setter Anna Zwiebel.
Once again it’s feeling uncomfortably like March, when the sports world was switching into hibernation mode. Only this time, it's with more masks and without the bearable temperatures.
LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade said Monday he is still waiting on the decision of three players who have put their names in for the 2020 NBA draft but left open the possibility of returning for the 2020-21 season.
NCAA-mandated recruiting constraints during the COVID-19 pandemic have kept schools from having prospects on campus for summer camps and traditional visits.
Friday marked three months until LSU is scheduled to kick off its 2020 football season against Texas San Antonio in Tiger Stadium.
For years, we’ve been waiting on the day when LSU would announce it will finally play Southern and Grambling in football.
Bum Phillips was one of the most colorful coaches of all time, stalking NFL sidelines in a 10-gallon hat and a belt buckle the size of Slidell. Once, while coaching the Saints in the early 1980s after a successful stint with the Houston Oilers, Bu…
Notes on a golf scorecard while giving thanks that, unlike Tom Brady, I have never split my pants on a golf course. Boarding a plane, yes, but not on a golf course …
If you’re trying to make plans based on what times LSU’s early season football games are supposed to kick off, you’re going to wait a bit longer.
Coming off of 2019’s national championship, Joe Burrow’s Heisman Trophy and the three day-long informercial for the program that was the NFL draft, the Tigers’ football brand couldn’t be hotter.
So this must be a little glimpse into how 1945 felt, waiting for news of some far-flung capital falling to overwhelming Allied forces.
Two months of near unrelenting gloom and doom because of the coronavirus pandemic are starting to give way to thin shafts of light piercing through the clouds. NASCAR racing resuming this weekend. A pro golf charity foursome teeing it up Sunday fo…
The task for filmmaker Jim Jorden when crafting a documentary on LSU’s historic 2019 season was not how to fill up an hour — but what to leave on the proverbial cutting room floor.
It turned out to be a rushed construction job, but returning LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini said the Tigers have been able to do enough to get the foundation laid for the coming season.
Notes on a golf scorecard while setting a wakeup call for middle of the night Korean baseball (I’ll watch anything live at this point) …
Going into last season, the motivation for the LSU football team was that it was chock full of players and coaches who no one else wanted.
Garrett Nussmeier didn’t commit to play quarterback for LSU as part of the 2020-21 class because he wants to come in and try to be the next Joe Burrow.
Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey says the league is aiming for an on-time start to the college football season in September.
LSU co-gymnastics head coach Jay Clark says he’s like everyone else during the coronavirus lockdown, trying to get creative in the way he stays busy and mastering the art of videoconferencing.
If anyone wonders whether the loss of a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, first-round draft choices at wide receiver and tailback and the driving force behind the changes in LSU’s record-setting 2019 offense would have the Tigers reverting back …
One of the biggest question marks for LSU heading toward a question-filled 2020 football season is an offensive line that lost four starters from last season’s national championship unit.
The cancelation of this year’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans golf tournament did not mean a cancelation of funding for charities in the greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas.
Landon Jackson could have easily stayed in state or closer to home with scholarship offers from the likes of Texas A&M, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas Tech.
There is a photograph of Marino Casem in The Advocate’s archives, black and white and grainy. By today’s digital standards, it would be quickly discarded.
The final clincher on how great a football team LSU had in 2019 comes not from boastful local pride but the collective antiseptic, analytical eye of the NFL.
Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach texted his quarterback, Pat Mahomes, to gauge his thoughts on who the team should select with their first-round pick.
The lack of live events to wager on because of the coronavirus pandemic has knocked the sports betting industry on its back like an underdog challenger in an MMA fight.
There’s a little alarm clock ringing in Ryan Palmer’s head that tells him he’s supposed to be in New Orleans right now.