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LSU Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Police checking for connection to recent threats in other states

(Newser) - Louisiana State University's campus was evacuated today after the school received a bomb threat, the AP reports. The school's website urged the roughly 30,000 students, professors and miscellaneous staff on site to leave "as calmly and quickly as possible." Bomb technicians are searching the campus.... More »

Crimson Tide Shuts Out Tigers

Alabama defense secures 21-0 BCS win

(Newser) - One of the best defenses in college football history kept the Louisiana State Tigers at bay last night as the Alabama Crimson Tide won the Bowl Championship Series title 21-0. Alabama held LSA to five first downs and 92 yards of offense, with LSU's offense finding its way into... More »

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 »

5 Football Saturdays to Savor

Hype machine already churning for Ohio State-USC showdown Sept. 13

(Newser) - With the college football season set to kick off Thursday, blogger The Kid outlines the five weekends that will help decide who plays in the national championship game on Jan. 8 in Miami.
  • Aug. 30: Illinois and Missouri square off in St. Louis; Clemson and Alabama meet in Atlanta. “
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Villanova Stuns LSU in 68-67 Rally

Detroit can't upset No. 13 Butler, as 53-46 win lifts Bulldogs to 8-0

(Newser) - The Louisiana State Tigers felt pretty confident with a 21-point lead and nine minutes left to play, but Villanova's Malcom Grant blazed back onto the court, scoring 18 points in the game's final seven minutes to put the Wildcats ahead, 68-67, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Villanova wasn't the only Top... More »

Gentlemen, Start Your Griping

It's OSU v. LSU in BCS title game, but not everyone's convinced

(Newser) - On January 7, the 11-2 Louisiana State Tigers will find themselves in the BCS title game, the first two-loss team ever to play in the national championship. The Tigers were ranked second in the AP poll following yet another weekend of No. 1 and No. 2 teams dropping like rocks.... More »

Kansas Tanks OSU 43-28 to Stay Perfect

Oklahoma, Missouri, LSU all to move up in the polls after victories

(Newser) - In a college football season rife with upsets, Kansas University justified its No. 4 ranking with a 43-28 win over Oklahoma State, the Kansas City Star reports. Now 10-0 for the first time since 1899, the Jayhawks have a legitimate shot at a national title. Other teams moving up in... More »

2-Loss Florida Wins to Stay Atop SEC East

LSU, still the only 1-loss SEC team, keeps BCS hopes alive with last-second victory

(Newser) - The Southeastern Conference no longer has any undefeated teams, and with big upsets coming thick and fast this college football season, twice-beaten schools like Florida may have a real chance at a national title. The Gators beat Kentucky 45-37 last night to join a three-way tie of 3-2 teams leading... More »

No. 1 LSU Goes Down in 3rd OT

(Newser) - The Kentucky Wildcats trailed for much of last night's game before upsetting top-ranked Louisiana State in triple overtime, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader. The underdogs quickly dug their way out of a 27-14 hole late in the third quarter with Andre Woodson's touchdown pass and two field goals nailed by streaky... More »

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