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Runoffs in Baton Rouge area: See Louisiana and local election day info here

The next phase of elections in Louisiana will be the general election Nov. 16. Read more

Louisiana prep football playoffs: See final scores, updated brackets after exciting Round 1

Check out the latest scores and more on's south Louisiana high school football scoreboard. Read more

A close race for governor to end Saturday as Louisiana goes to the polls

Louisiana’s election for governor, which will determine whether the increasingly red state will keep its Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwa… Read more


How to watch LSU vs Ole Miss: Kickoff time, broadcast details, more

LSU football is one game short of double digit wins, and three victories away from an unbeaten regular season. Read more

How beating Alabama boosted LSU in recruiting: 'We're going to have the best players'

LSU's win over Alabama win pushed the Tigers to the top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings for the first time in school history. It also boosted LSU in recruiting, the lifeblood of a successful college program. Read more

Rabalais: Don’t expect this LSU team to be tripped up by the ‘magnitude of the moment’

The LSU Tigers have reached a new stage in their season. Read more


Saints face big Bucs test in Mike Evans, Chris Godwin: With no Lattimore, 'It's a huge challenge'

An already difficult challenge for the New Orleans Saints secondary just got a little tougher. Read more

Walker: Here's hoping Saints, NFL players can use their heads, not helmets: 'It's a lethal weapon'

Saints center Erik McCoy played two seasons with Myles Garrett at Texas A&M. Read more

After penalty-fest in Falcons loss, Saints hit hard on fundamentals as they turn to Bucs

The Saints had 12 penalties against the Falcons.  Read more