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NFL Rookie Hurt in Car Crash: I'll Play Again

Giants' Chad Jones plans to return despite severe leg injury

(Newser) - Chad Jones, the New York Giants rookie so severely injured in a car crash that doctors feared he might lose his left foot, is vowing to play football again, his father tells the New York Post . "It's already a miracle, so we're just going to take that miracle and... More »

NFL Draft Pick May Lose Foot After Car Wreck

Giants rookie Chad Jones in surgery in New Orleans

(Newser) - Chad Jones, a New York Giants draft pick who was a two-sport star at LSU, is in guarded condition and in danger of losing his left foot after a car accident early this morning in New Orleans, the Shreveport Times reports. Jones, a safety who entered the draft after his... More »

This Year's Must-See College Games

(Newser) - College football season is just a few yards away, so Fox Sports scans the schedule for must-see affairs. The picks:
  1. Ohio State at Penn State, Nov. 7: With Michigan in its present state, this is the Big 10’s showcase game, and the winner is a good bet to go
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LSU Makes It Five Straight Final Fours

Lady Tigers defeat top-seeded UNC in regional final

(Newser) - The LSU Lady Tigers reached their fifth consecutive Final Four by ousting top-seeded North Carolina 56-50 in the women’s NCAA tournament. Sylvia Fowles led LSU with 21 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked and was also named most outstanding player of the New Orleans regional. The loss snaps the... More »

LSU Smothers OSU to Reach Regional Final

Lady Tigers hold Cowgirls to 15% shooting in first half

(Newser) - LSU had a fairly easy tuneup for North Carolina in the regional semifinals, as the Lady Tigers cruised by Oklahoma State 67-52 today, reports the Associated Press. Erica White led Louisiana State with 18 points, and three other teammates scored in double figures. LSU held the Cowgirls to 15% shooting... More »

Tennessee's Smith Steals One From LSU

Texas comes back to beat Iowa State, Florida ends losing streak

(Newser) - JaJuan Smith made sure No. 7 Tennessee didn't hand Butch Pierre a win in his first game as interim coach for LSU. Smith picked the ball from Marcus Thompson and went the distance for a layup to give the Volunteers a 47-45 SEC win today, reports the Associated Press. The... More »

Ole Miss Starts Hot, Defeats Limping LSU

Arizona wins at Houston while Clemson tops Florida State in 2OT

(Newser) - Mississippi bounced back from a tough loss at Tennessee Wednesday, and held off feisty LSU 74-71. The Rebels had a 14-point halftime lead and extended that to 22 before an 18-2 run by the Tigers, who played without two starters. Eniel Polynice and Chris Warren each had 15 points for... More »

LSU Roars Past Ohio State for National Title

Coach Les Miles' squad scores 31 unanswered points after trailing early

(Newser) - Ohio State coach Jim Tressel must have felt a sense of deja vu last night: his team played poorly and lost to a Southeastern Conference team in the BCS title game—just as it did in January 2007. This year's opponent, LSU, beat the Buckeyes, 38-24, backed by four TD... More »

Osborne Set to Pick Pelini as Nebraska Coach

LSU coordinator gets the nod over former Husker hero Turner Gill

(Newser) - LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini will be named Nebraska's head football coach early next week, reports ESPN, citing multiple sources. Pelini has a tie to the Cornhuskers, for whom he was defensive coordinator in 2003. Pelini and University of Buffalo coach and former Husker QB Turner Gill reportedly were interim... More »

LSU Will Let Michigan Speak With Miles About Job

Coach will meet with Wolverines next week

(Newser) - LSU confirmed that Michigan officially requested to speak with Les Miles about becoming the school’s next football coach. The talks will not begin until next week, after LSU plays Tennessee for the SEC championship game. Miles is a Michigan alum and met his wife at the school. His contract... More »

Hogs Run Over No. 1 LSU's Hopes For Title

Berth in the BCS finale at Sugar Bowl likely disappears with loss

(Newser) - Arkansas, led by four total TDs from stud running back Darren McFadden, all but ended LSU's shot at a national championship, beating the Tigers 50-48 in triple overtime at Baton Rouge. After the Razorbacks scored and made the two-point conversion in the third extra period, LSU answered with a score... More »

Love Prevails in UCLA Win Over Maryland

Oklahoma State tops LSU, Marquette masters Chaminade in Maui

(Newser) - Freshman Kevin Love followed a poor start with a strong finish, leading UCLA over a sloppy Maryland team 71-59. Love had 18 points and 16 boards; the second-ranked Bruins' difficulty early against the Terrapins defense was offset by Maryland's own woeful offense, including a blown 2-on-1 fast break. In Maui... More »

LSU Gets Payback, Wins Nailbiter

Tigers spoil Saban's attempt to beat the team he used to coach

(Newser) - It took yet another thriller, but LSU came out on top of an electric back and forth battle to hand Alabama a 41-34 defeat yesterday, and stick it to former coach Nick Saban in the bargain. Louisiana State squandered an early 17-3 lead, only to surge to victory with two... More »

LSU Shuts Down Miss. State

Bulldogs get nothing but interceptions and sacks in 45-0 loss

(Newser) - In spite of a shaky start, the LSU Tigers tore through Mississippi State's offense to rack up their eighth straight victory last night, reports the AP. New quarterback Matt Flynn found his rhythm in the second quarter, ending with 128 yards and two touchdowns. His Bulldog counterpart Michael Henig struggled... More »

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