New Orleans hosts NBA All-star game for a third time
Posted on 2/17/2017 6:20:00 AM.

It's NBA All-star weekend again in the Big Easy. President and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Jay Cicero says they didn’t have much time to plan because they only found out they were hosting last year. The event was moved from Charlotte, North Carolina, in light of an anti-LGBT law that was enacted last year.
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LSU's historic loss makes it more difficult for Alleva to keep Johnny Jones
Posted on 1/26/2017 10:47:00 AM.

The LSU men’s basketball team suffered a historic loss last night to Florida. It was the Tigers worst loss at home since 1963, as the Gators devoured the Tigers 106-71. Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham believes Johnny Jones’ days are numbered as head coach.
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Statue honoring Pete Maravich to be erected on LSU campus
Posted on 2/9/2016 10:51:00 AM.

A statue honoring the late Pete Maravich has been approved by the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee. The legendary athlete is still college basketball’s all-time leading scorer at 3,667 points. Former LSU Basketball player Collis Temple Jr. says Maravich’s scoring record is unrivaled and is happy there will be statue of “Pistol Pete."
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Jindal asks LSU for Pete Maravich statue
Posted on 6/27/2014 12:58:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Governor Bobby Jindal has sent a letter to LSU officials asking that a statue of Pistol Pete Maravich be erected in front of the PMAC on campus. Jindal says this would be an appropriate way to memorialize such a significant figure in LSU and Louisiana history. Tiger Rag Editor Luke Johnson doesn't see this happening.
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Ragin Cajuns fans fired up for NCAA Tournament appearance
Posted on 3/20/2014 3:51:00 AM.
Ragin Cajuns fans are ecstatic over the men's basketball teams appearance in the NCAA tournament. Coach Bob Marlin and the players are in San Antonio preparing for tomorrow's game against Creighton. Director of Marketing and Promotions Eric Maron says they will be joined by a large contingent of Cajun fans.
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