WATCH LIVE AT 6:30 PM: Eye on the Tigers - 2020 Vision

The 9Sports team will provide a special report previewing LSU football in 2020, ahead of Saturday’s season-opener against Mississippi State in Tiger Stadium.

  THE 25%: Reduced capacity fans will have to do the work of 100,000 to uphold Death Valley’s reputation

  ONE TEAM, ONE CHANNEL: LSU starts defending 2019 national title on WAFB-TV

AP Source: Chargers’ team doctor punctured Tyrod Taylor’s lung

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

LSU reminds fans to complete COVID-19 screening before arriving on campus

  LSU players ready to turn the page to new season

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Report: NFL fines Coach Payton $100,000 for failing to properly wear face coverings on the sideline

Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over helicopter crash photos

  NFL fines coaches, teams for not covering faces

SEC to use wearable technology to enhance COVID-19 contact tracing

  LSU running back says he’s dedicating game against Miss. St. to Remy Hidalgo

Saints struggle in several areas, commit too many penalties in loss to Raiders

Saints squander double-digit lead, lose to the Raiders

Derek Carr threw 3 TD passes for the Raiders

Michael Thomas and Marcus Davenport among inactives for Saints-Raiders

Saints (1-0) vs. Raiders (1-0)

  Lunch with Coach O: LSU vs Miss. St. Preview

LSU football is finally back and as the team gears up to start its national title defense, head coach Ed Orgeron provided a preview of Saturday’s season-opener against Mississippi State.

  Saints looking to spoil Raiders' Las Vegas debut on Monday Night Football

Las Vegas finally has its own NFL franchise and the New Orleans Saints are looking to rain on the Raiders' nationally televised welcoming parade.

  WATCH: High School sports can resume in New Orleans; playgrounds will also open

Emmanuel Sanders expected to see more passes with Thomas out against the Raiders

‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

  ’Without LSU, I wouldn’t be where I am’ - QB Danny Etling still surviving in the NFL

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

  ’60 Minutes’ profile on LSU head coach Ed Orgeron airs on WAFB-TV

No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette rallies to get past Georgia St. in OT; improves to 2-0

After earning a spot on the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time in more than 75 years, Louisiana started out slowly in its conference-opener against Georgia State but the Ragin Cajuns showed the moxie of a ranked team and pulled out the win.

Tigers blank The Citadel in 49-0 rout

With 18,609 fans watching while socially distanced in the stands, the top-ranked Tigers made quick work of The Citadel with a 49-0 win over the Bulldogs.

Tulane squanders 24-0 halftime lead, loses to Navy

Tulane scored zero points in the second half

Michael Thomas & Marcus Davenport out for Saints vs. Raiders

Michael Thomas is out for Monday's game vs. Raiders.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 3

The third week of September to Remember for Sportsline Friday Nite brought us a few more MAIS games and got us one week closer to LHSAA scrimmages.

Pac-12 leaders to meet next week to make decision on resuming sports

Pac-12 leaders will meet Thursday, Sept. 24, to decide the future of sports.

  Remembering Remy: The gentle giant off the field who was full of love

While his stature was intimidating on the football field, it was the size of Remy’s heart that will be remembered by those who knew him.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: 30 for 30

The 9Sports team has compiled a list of the best 30 high school players over the past 30 years. They are not listed in any particular order. All of the names will be revealed over the next few weeks.

JaCoby Stevens set to wear No. 7; Curry and Clark will wear No. 18

LSU has announced the names of the players who have been given the honor of wearing its No. 7 and No. 18 jerseys. JaCoby Stevens will wear No. 7, while Chris Curry and Damone Clark will wear No. 18.

Michael Thomas’ status unchanged as Cesar Ruiz upgraded to full participant Friday

The Saints' Friday practice report shows Cesar Ruiz as a full participant while Michael Thomas remains a non-participant.

SEC announces policy for canceled and rescheduled games

The Southeastern Conference released policies for football game cancellations, rescheduling of games and no-contest declarations for the 2020 season.

LSU Tiger fans can have their cutout in Tiger Stadium

Can’t physically be in Tiger Stadium for the 2020 season? For $50, fans can still be there in the stands, in the form of a cardboard cutout.

  ‘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.

Browns handle Bengals 35-30, notch first win of season

Battle of Ohio resumes

Former LSU stars make big plays in ‘Battle of Ohio’

Three former LSU football players were all over the field for the Browns-Bengals matchup in Cleveland for the “Battle of Ohio.” Joe Burrow threw his first NFL touchdown pass in the game.

Saints making final preps before facing Raiders on Monday Night Football

The Saints are making their final preparations before flying to Las Vegas to face the Raiders in a stadium being called the "Death Star” by head coach Jon Gruden and many others.

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2021 induction class

There is quite the class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame for 2021 with big names all over the place. One of those big names is former East Ascension and LSU superstar defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey.

  LSU seeing increase in COVID-19 testing after making it a requirement for students to get priority football tickets

As students get back into the swing of the semester, LSU is taking a whole new approach in order to encourage students to get tested for COVID-19.

Edwards-Helaire looks to build on Week 1 success when Chiefs take on Chargers on WAFB-TV

Former LSU star running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire will be looking to build on his explosive NFL debut when the Kansas City Chiefs travel to Southern California to take on the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 2.

8 LSU players named to preseason All-SEC team

Despite losing many players from its national championship team, LSU has plenty of talent on the 2020 squad, as eight Tigers have been named to the preseason All-SEC team.

LHSAA releases updated minimal guidelines for fall sports

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) released updated minimal guidelines on Thursday, September 17 for fall sports during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas & two other Saints miss practice

Saints injury report: Three miss practice, Ruiz and Williams return

Will Deion Sanders be the next coach at Jackson State?

Thursday afternoon, outlet HBCU Sports reported NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was on tap to become the next head coach.

  LSU athletic director says Coach O was being ‘too transparent’ in discussing COVID-19 cases among football players

A day after LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron revealed “most” of his players tested positive for COVID-19 at some point, Athletic Director Scott Woodward says the coach was being “a bit too transparent."

  Fans enthusiastic for season, as Coach O holds first radio show of 2020 football season

The first Ed Orgeron Show of the 2020 football season was held Wednesday, September 16 at TJ Ribs on South Acadian, and just like most things during this pandemic, it was very different from previous years.

NCAA sets Nov. 25 for college basketball start; extends recruiting dead period through Jan. 1

The 2020-21 college basketball season will start the day before Thanksgiving and the practices can officially begin as early as October 14, according to a report by CBS Sports.

Big Ten changes course, will play fall football after all

Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference changed course Wednesday.

Former Catholic High RB Warrick Dunn nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Catholic High running back Warrick Dunn is one of 130 former NFL players nominated for the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Sportsline Player of the Year Award is named after him.

  LSU holds news conference on COVID-19, football gameday procedures

LSU Interim President Tom Galligan and other top university officials held a virtual news conference about the number of cases of COVID-19 on campus and how the school is working to mitigate the spread of the virus.

LSU DT Nelson Jenkins says he’s ‘staying at LSU,’ after opting out for season

The carousel that has been the 2020 LSU football roster continues to revolve, as another player who had decided to opt out for the season has chosen to return.

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates

Enshrinement at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, will take place next August for those players selected.

LSU starting to turn their attention to Miss. St. matchup

Bulldogs vs. Tigers, Sept. 26, 2:30 p.m.

  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.

  Orgeron talks about strength of team, especially defense, and ongoing COVID-19 fight

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron had lots of good things to say about the Tiger defense under new coordinator Bo Pelini and several other topics during a Zoom conference with sports journalists on Tuesday, September 15.

Zion Williamson earns spot on NBA All-Rookie First Team

New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward and the No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson was named to the 2019-2020 NBA Rookie First Team, the league announced Tuesday, September 15.

Report: Michael Thomas to miss several weeks with high-ankle injury

Thomas injured his ankle in the fourth quarter against the Bucs

World Series at Arlington, first time at one site since 1944

The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers' new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, as part of a bubble agreement between Major League Baseball and the players' association, the first time the sport’s championship will be played entirely at one site since 1944.

  School leader: Big Ten football on hold until questions answered

The University of Wisconsin chancellor says Big Ten football will remain on hold until there are answers to questions about COVID-19 testing and tracing, along with possible long-term heart issues related to the coronavirus.

LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase officially declares for 2021 NFL Draft

LSU junior wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase has announced that he has officially declared for the 2021 NFL Draft.He made the announcement via social media on Tuesday.

Missed a Saints game? No problem! You can watch the replay Tuesdays on WBXH-TV

If you miss a New Orleans Saints game this year, we're making it easy for you to catch up on all of the big plays.

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.

Orgeron: ‘I think the only way to get ready to play football is to hit’

September 14 was another “Tell the Truth Monday” for the LSU Tigers, and with their regular-season schedule, it usually means plenty of hitting for the Bayou Bengals.

Big Ten vote expected on restarting football

Leaders of the member universities met over the weekend to discuss health and safety.

LSU DT Neil Farrell opts back in for 2020 season

LSU defensive lineman Neil Farrell, who became the first Tiger football player to opt out, has returned to the team, head coach Ed Orgeron confirmed Tuesday.

Report: Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas has ankle injury

Report: Thomas dealing with high ankle sprain

Dominic Thiem 1st since 1949 to win US Open after ceding 1st 2 sets

Dominic Thiem has become the first man in 71 years to win the U.S. Open after dropping the first two sets of the final.

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.

Former LSU QB Joe Burrow runs for TD in first NFL game but Bengals fall to Chargers

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow threw for nearly 200 yards and got his first NFL touchdown on an explosive run but it was not enough to lift the Cincinnati Bengals over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Brees and Kamara combine to dispatch Brady’s Bucs

Saints take sole possession of first place in the NFC South

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

Tulane scores 21 unanswered points to beat South Alabama, 27-24

Tulane opens the season with a win after trailing, 24-6

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.

  Baton Rouge restaurants prepare for Sunday night football

While New Orleans stays in Phase 2, Baton Rouge has officially moved onto Phase 3, meaning local restaurants and businesses can let in more people just in time for football season.

Levi Lewis helps lead Ragin Cajuns in upset win over No. 23 Iowa State

Former Scotlandville Hornet Levi Lewis helped lead the University of Louisiana-Lafayette in a historic upset win over No. 23 ranked Iowa State.

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.

WAFB to rebroadcast historic LSU, Saints games

On Saturday, September 12, fans will be treated to last year’s LSU-Florida matchup in Tiger Stadium.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 2

The second week of September to Remember for Sportsline Friday Nite saw a couple of more high school football games from the MAIS and the debut of the 30 for 30 segment.