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Arrest Warrant Issued After Odell Beckham Jr. Slaps Butt

Security guard files complaint against Cleveland Browns star

(Newser) - Odell Beckham Jr. allegedly slapped a security guard's butt, and now he's in trouble, after the guard (variously referred to as a guard and a police officer) complained to police and an arrest warrant was issued for the NFL star. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver, who once played... More »

Carley McCord's Husband Missed Her Final Text

Steven Ensminger Jr. devastated by his wife's death in a plane crash

(Newser) - Steven Ensminger Jr. had to work Saturday, otherwise he would have driven his wife, sports reporter Carley McCord, to the Peach Bowl in Atlanta where she was set to cover the Louisiana State University-University of Oklahoma playoff game. He didn't have his phone—which is why he missed his... More »

After Plane Tragedy, an LSU Coach Made Son a Promise

Steve Ensminger promised his newly widowed son that he'd beat Oklahoma for him

(Newser) - A plane crash Saturday morning killed Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law, sports reporter Carley McCord, on her way to cover the Peach Bowl he was set to coach Louisiana State University in that afternoon. The tragedy so devastated Ensminger's son, Steven, that he had to be rushed to the hospital... More »

Donations Flood Ohio Food Bank After Heisman Speech

Joe Burrow mentioned kids going hungry in his native Athens

(Newser) - Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow may be a Heisman Trophy winner, but he hasn't forgotten his roots. The "kid from Ohio, come down to the Bayou" took time out of his Saturday acceptance speech in New York City to mention food insecurity in his native Athens. "... More »

Newest Heisman Winner Wins in Record Landslide Vote

LSU QB Joe Burrow led his team to an undefeated season

(Newser) - Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU. The quarterback won the Heisman on Saturday night in a record-breaking landslide, reports the AP , becoming the first LSU player to bring college football'... More »

Baby Trump Balloon Has Met Its End

Protest symbol stabbed as president gets warm welcome at Alabama-LSU game

(Newser) - President Trump appears to have found his sports sweet spot after getting booed at the World Series and a mixed reception at an MMA fight : The commander in chief got a warm welcome in the Deep South at a college football game between Alabama and Louisiana State, reports CNN . Per... More »

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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