LSU Gives Media Tour of South End Expansion

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BATON ROUGE – Members of the media got their first in-depth look at the new south endzone expansion of Tiger Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, touring the new 320,000-square foot addition with LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva.

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Football Media Guides Available for Pre-Order

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BATON ROUGE — LSU fans can pre-order their copy of the 2014 LSU Football Media Guide online at www.LSUsports.net/mediaguides now.

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U.S. Open prize money triples in a decade

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Traveling the world playing professional tennis isn’t as lucrative as it appears. If you’re outside the top 100, the consensus is that making a profit is difficult.

Russia’s Dmitry Tursunov, currently ranked 30th, told CNN last year that he needed to pocket $ 200,000 a season just to break even.

The players, then, will be happy to hear about another prize money boost at the U.S. Open.

It seems that every grand slam nowadays increases the total on offer and the U.S.

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Football’s White on Thorpe Award Watch List

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BATON ROUGE – LSU sophomore cornerback Tre'Davious White is one of 39 players selected to the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Friday.

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Garrett Richards pitches Los Angeles Angels past Texas Rangers 3-0, plus more MLB scores

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Los Angeles Angels

handed the Texas Rangers their sixth consecutive loss, 3-0 on Friday night.

Mike Trout provided Richards all the run support he needed with a solo home run in the fourth inning, his 22nd of the season.

Richards (11-2) is unbeaten with a 1.27 ERA in his last eight starts.

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Tiger Stadium Capacity Expanded to 102,321

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BATON ROUGE – LSU's Tiger Stadium is now the nation's fifth largest college football venue with a stadium capacity of 102,321, the school announced on Friday.

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Collins, Alexander on Outland Trophy Watch List

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BATON ROUGE – LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins and junior left guard Vadal Alexander were named to the 2014 Outland Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday.

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Mavericks make offer to Parsons

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The Dallas Mavericks reached agreement on a three-year, $ 45 million-plus offer sheet with restricted free agent Chandler Parsons, according to multiple reports Wednesday night.

Parsons plans to sign the offer sheet, which includes a player option after the second season, on Thursday, ESPN reported.

The Houston Rockets then have three days to match the offer or watch Parsons bolt to Dallas.

The Rockets declined the team option on Parsons’ contract after the season, allowing him to become a restricted free agent this summer rather than an unrestricted free agent the following summer.

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Andy Cannizaro poised to join LSU staff as Javi Sanchez’s replacement

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All signs point to Andy Cannizaro heading home for the next phase of his baseball career. With a very different twist.

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New Orleans native who starred at St. Paul’s and then carved a spot as a Tulane legend will be LSU’s new hitting coach, replacing Javi Sanchez, who announced Wednesday that he is leaving his job for private business.

The twist is going from Tulane olive-and-blue to purple-and-gold for a player

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