REPORT: LSU DL Neil Farrell opts out of 2020 season

LSU defensive lineman Neil Farrell, a projected starter, has decided to opt out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns according to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

  78th GOODE Water Ski National Championships underway in Zachary

FCS playoffs won’t happen this fall

  Former LSU RB Derrius Guice released from Washington following arrest on domestic violence charges

  Decreased capacity in Tiger Stadium will lead to tens of millions in revenue loss, LSU athletic director says

  SEC announces 2 new conference opponents for 2020 season

Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders eager to work with Drew Brees

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Saints linebacker Kaden Elliss activated off Covid 19/ reserve list

  ‘We ate Christmas dinner at the Circle K’ - LSU’s 1985 Liberty Bowl debacle

  LHSAA sends revised fall sports guidelines to coaches

Cardinals’ game against Cubs postponed after positive COVID-19 test

SEC releases medical protocols for fall sports

  Former Southern baseball star hosts exhibition game to help players stay sharp

  ’It was a circus’ - Vincent recalls Saban’s wild final days at LSU

In a recent interview, former LSU running back Justin Vincent recalled head coach Nick Saban not being truthful with the team during the process leading up to his departure and much more.

  Testing, masks, headline Tulane training camp

Tulane opens their season Sept. 3 against Southeastern LA.

LHSAA schools prepare for new starting date for the regular season

The new target date is October 8th

Pels fall to 1-3 in NBA bubble with loss to Kings

The Pelicans were no match for the Kings in a midday contest on Thursday, August 6. Both teams are now 2.5 games behind Memphis with four games remaining.

Saints LB Kaden Elliss & LS Zach Wood put on Covid 19/reserve list

  Former LSU QB Peter Parrish becomes a Tiger again ... in Memphis

Notre Dame opens ACC play against Duke, won’t play Navy

  LSU football ranks No. 5 in preseason Coaches Poll

  MLB tightening virus protocols, including masks in dugouts

LHSAA’s Eddie Bonine introduces ‘ambitious’ plan for 2020 football season

  Saints head coach says hotel doesn’t take away all risk

Talking about the Saints renting out four floors of the Loews Hotel in New Orleans, Sean Payton explained it should help but it can’t completely negate all the risk.

  Southeastern starts fall football camp

It was an enthusiastic start to fall camp for Southeastern, as the optimism is sky-high for the Lions, coming off a winning season and the offensive explosion in Frank Scelfo’s second season at the helm.

Sean Payton explains ‘mini bubble’ decision

Sean Payton breaks down decision to 'sequester' team in hotel.

  Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10

The LHSAA is planning for an eight-game regular season

  ORANGE IS THE NEW PURPLE: Photos show Joe Burrow practicing in Bengals jersey

Heisman Trophy winner and former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is now officially practicing with the NFL team that drafted him in April.

UConn becomes 1st FBS team to cancel football season because of coronavirus

UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules and the governor was reluctant to allow UConn to travel to states with high infection rates.

Big Ten football season set to begin on Labor Day weekend

Under the revised schedule, teams will play conference opponents they originally were set to meet and will have one additional cross-division game.

  LSU LB Travez Moore posts on social media how COVID-19 affected his body

LSU senior linebacker Travez Moore posted a message on Twitter that he lost nearly 30 pounds because of COVID-19.

Saints linebacker DeMario Davis discusses season ahead

DeMario Davis opens up about 2020 season

  Legendary LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux, known as ‘Dean of Coaches,’ announces retirement after 43 years

D-D Breaux, known as the “Dean of Coaches” at LSU, has announced her retirement effective immediately after leading the LSU gymnastics program for 43 years.

SEC announces new fall football practice schedules

The SEC announced on Tuesday, August 4, that it has come up with a new schedule for football practices that are now set to get started on August 17.

Andrew Berry on Odell Beckham Jr’s comments

Star WR questioned NFL owners

Sun Belt Conference announces football to begin Labor Day weekend

The Sun Belt Conference has decided to play football in the fall and announced it will kick off the season over Labor Day weekend.

Big 12 Board of Directors: Conference will adopt ‘9+1’ football schedule

The Big 12 Board of Directors has announced Conference football programs will play a “9+1” schedule for the 2020 season, with nine conference games and one non-conference home opponent.

  3 Tiger hoopsters return for 2020 after declaring for NBA Draft

Three LSU basketball players who tested the NBA waters will be returning to Baton Rouge to play for the Tigers.

Pelicans Hold Off Grizzlies, 109-99

Pelicans beat Grizzlies in Orlando

  ’A great human being’ - Arnsparger’s time at LSU short but impactful

During this pandemic, it’s been very interesting to learn more about former head coach Bill Arnsparger, who coached the Tigers for just three seasons (1984-86).

Saints release defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth

Saints release Taylor Stallworth

Saints Update: Team creates “mini-bubble” at downtown hotel, Raiders say no fans at week 2 game

Beginning Wednesday, the team has contracted with the Loews Hotel to rent four floors

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team’s four-game series at Detroit.

REPORT: LSU QB Peter Parrish enters transfer portal

LSU is officially down to three scholarship quarterbacks after redshirt freshman Peter Parrish entered the NCAA’s Transfer Portal, according to a report by Shea Dixon with 247Sports.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson becomes part owner of XFL

The investors reportedly purchased it out of bankruptcy for $15 million. The eight-team XFL shut down in April after playing five weeks of games, at least in part due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Saints players complete their week of COVID-19 testing with zero positive tests

The Saints start padded practices August 17th

  Register now for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Tyrann Mathieu is giving back to his home state yet again.

Pelicans in need of a turnaround after two straight losses in NBA restart

After giving away a game against Utah on Thursday, the Pelicans were humiliated by the Clippers on Saturday and are still three and a half games out of a playoff spot.

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Per NFL protocols, Pederson can return to the team facility after waiting 10 days since his first positive test if he remains asymptomatic or at least five days if he has consecutive negative tests at least 24 hours apart during that five-day span.

Saints trim roster with multiple moves

Saints cut nine players

Pac-12 football players urge opt-out amid COVID-19 concerns

The Pac-12 on Friday released a revised football schedule for the upcoming season, which because of the pandemic is not guaranteed to be played.

REPORT: Former LSU RB Jeremy Hill back in the NFL

Former LSU running back Jeremy Hill is back in the NFL.

  Brusly names new basketball court after former head coach Walt Lemoine

Longtime Brusly basketball coach Walt Lemoine, who has now moved to the principal’s office, was literally speechless at a ceremony where the court now bears his name at the brand new gym.

Drew Brees discusses backlash, upcoming Saints season

Drew Brees spoke with reporters this morning for nearly 45 minutes addressing everything from the upcoming season to the new COVID protocols and his support for the black lives matters movement.

Pelicans drop second straight with crushing defeat to Clippers

After winning all three of its scrimmages in the NBA bubble, the Pelicans have lost the first two games that counted, the latest being a 23-point blowout at the hands of the Clippers.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Iberville Tigers

The East Iberville Tigers and new head coach Justin Joseph are stop No. 48 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

REPORT: LSU TE Jamal Pettigrew enters transfer portal

LSU senior tight end Jamal Pettigrew has entered his name into the NCAA Transfer Portal, according to a report by 247Sports that cited sources as providing the information.

UL assistant football coach dies after suffering heart attack at team workout Saturday

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics mourns the sudden loss of Louisiana Football assistant coach D.J. Looney

Another postponement rattles MLB; Brewers’ Cain opts out

Two Cardinals players were flagged for positive tests on Friday, forcing the series opener in Milwaukee to be called off.

AUDIO: Brees: ‘This year is going to be about something much bigger than football’

In his first media call of the season, Saints QB Drew Brees began the conversation Saturday with a statement referencing racial injustice and his controversial comments in June.

Former LSU tennis star Olivier ‘Bear’ Borsos dies

The LSU tennis community is mourning the loss of former Tiger great Olivier ‘Bear’ Borsos.

  Ticketing and seating plan for LSU’s 2020 football season

LSU has released a preliminary seating and ticketing plan for the upcoming football season in Tiger Stadium.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. John Eagles

Stop No. 47 for Sportsline Summer Camp involves another trip across the Mississippi River to Plaquemine and a visit with the St. John Eagles.

Magic’s Jonathan Isaac is lone player to stand for anthem

Isaac stood with his hands behind his back. He wore his Magic jersey and not the Black Lives Matter T-shirt that other players have had on for the anthems so far in the NBA’s season restart at Walt Disney World.

  His chili is always hot - Jean-Francois excited about Pelini’s return to LSU

In a recent interview, former LSU defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois recalled tales of the Tigers’ national championship squad 13 years ago, shared why he’s excited about defensive coordinator Bo Pelini’s return, and more.

LSU unveils upcoming ‘masked up’ look with new splash shields

As college football works out a plan to get athletes on the field safely, LSU has unveiled new splash shields designed to help protect players from COVID-19.

  Former LSU QB Joe Burrow signs contract with Bengals

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the Heisman Trophy winner and the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, has signed his contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

Harvey Updyke, Bama fan who poisoned trees in Toomer’s Corner, dies at 71

Updyke's son confirmed that the Bama fan died today.

  SEC-only football schedule eliminates LSU-Texas rematch; other changes for Tigers

The SEC has revealed how the fall football season for the reigning national champion LSU Tigers will shape up, after months of speculation and questions and the new start date means no LSU-Texas rematch.

Pelicans drop restart opener to Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans lost their restart opening game to the Utah Jazz. The Pels went into halftime with a 12-point lead.

Pelicans, Jazz kneel during national anthem

Before their first game, players from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneeled during the National Anthem in solidarity.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Baker Buffaloes

Stop No. 46 for Sportsline Summer Camp took us to Baker for a visit with the Buffaloes, a program that made quite a jump last year.

Report: Saints sign linebacker Nigel Bradham

Report: Saints sign LB Nigel Bradham

LSU goes cashless for sporting events in 2020

If you plan to attend a sporting event at LSU in 2020, you can leave your cash at home. LSU Athletics has announced that beginning in the fall of 2020, it is going cashless at all athletic facilities on campus.

  OFFICIAL: SEC presidents adopt plan to play conference-only, 10-game football schedule

The SEC has officially decided to play a conference-only schedule of 10 games, the league announced Thursday, July 30. September 26 will be the new kickoff date for the 2020 football season.

REPORT: NCAA allows players to wear messages on jerseys; passes 2 COVID-19 mitigation measures

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel will allow collegiate athletes to display certain types of messages on their uniforms, the committee announced Thursday, July 30.

  LSU switches to mobile ticketing for 2020 football season

Gone are the days of season ticket books or paper tickets, including print-at-home tickets, for fans attending LSU home football games.

Saints coach Sean Payton: There’s ‘nothing’ about this that’s like training camp

Sean Payton opens up about the challenges ahead for training camp

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Silliman Wildcats

Stop No. 45 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Silliman Wildcats, which play in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS).

‘Offense ... we’re loaded,’ Orgeron says but adds LSU needs to get better on defense

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is moving forward and preparing his team for what he can control during this continued time of uncertainty for college football in the fall.