Two teams playing outstanding baseball will meet on Saturday night in the opening round of the College World Series, when LSU faces Florida State. The Tigers have won 16 in a row, while the Seminoles have won 12 of their last 13.
On April 15, FSU was 21-15 overall, 7-9 in the ACC. But just like LSU, the Seminoles turned it on and they bring a 45-21 record into Omaha.
The Baton Rouge Advocate reports Florida State's Jimbo Fisher remains the top candidate to become the next head coach of the Bayou Bengals. Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham says it's not surprising Athletic Director Joe Alleva has Fisher high on his wishlist.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has decided to postpone a vote on Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, after concluding he does not have the votes to pass the bill this week before the chamber goes on recess for the 4th of July holiday. Several large patient and hospital groups, including the AARP and American Medical Association, have expressed skepticism about the draft legislation when it was first released last week in the Senate, but ramped up their opposition to the bill after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) presented its formal analysis on Monday. The CBO report estimates that over the next 10 years, 22 million Americans would end up uninsured under the Senate plan as compared to trajectories under current law. The difference was largely a result of deep cuts to Medicaid within the proposal, as well as smaller subsidies in the form of tax credits to help people purchase insurance on the...