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2010-11-04 16:23:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearing his purple LSU lounge pants festooned with images of Mike the Tiger and the LSU logo, self-described "humongous" Tiger fan Kris Baxter was home in Bossier City when an overnight package arrived. When he opened the package, all he could say was "Go Tigers!" The special delivery package informed Kris that he is the first winner of Capital One Bank's You Rule Death Valley sweepstakes, the unprecedented partnership with LSU Athletics Tiger...

2010-08-26 15:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows that Tiger fans rule. But now Capital One Bank is making it official. Two lucky LSU Tiger fans will realize the dream of a lifetime when they step on the field at Death Valley for the coin toss before two of the season's marquee games against Alabama or Ole Miss as winners of Capital One Bank's You Rule Death Valley sweepstakes. The winners of Capital One Bank's You Rule Death Valley sweepstakes will each take an unprecedented...

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2009-06-26 06:36:33

Eminem has finished shooting the video for Beautiful, the fourth single from his latest album Relapse, in his native Detroit, Interscope Records said. Directed by Anthony Mandler, the clip was filmed at city landmarks such as the Beaux-Arts train station, the original Tiger Stadium and the old Packard Motor Car Co. plant. The viewer sees both Detroit's grand past and very real present, and Eminem finds in Detroit a new metaphor for the lyrical content of the song, the rapper's record label...

2009-06-04 12:13:05

Individuals protesting outside Detroit's Tiger Stadium say they don't see why the former Major League Baseball site must be demolished. Brian Plungis, one of the more than 30 people protesting the site's impending demolition, said the former home of the Detroit Tigers could be used for an alternative project rather than simply be demolished, The Detroit News reported Thursday. They're trying to tear down a piece of history, Plungis, 29, said Wednesday. "I was a little kid coming for games......

2005-10-30 21:50:17

BATON ROUGE (Reuters) - The Miami Dolphins took advantage of a misfiring New Orleans offense to register a 21-6 victory in a bitterly disappointing homecoming for the displaced Saints on Sunday. The game was the first in Louisiana for the Saints since Hurricane Katrina struck on August 29 and a crowd of 61,643 filled Tiger Stadium to welcome the return of the team. However, many fans left early and some of those that remained in the regular home stadium of the LSU Tigers were booing...

2005-09-27 05:28:25

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Louisiana State University's dream start turned into a nightmare finish, spoiling the Hollywood ending scripted for the most beloved football team in the hurricane-ravaged state. In a game postponed two days by Hurricane Rita, the LSU Tigers squandered a 21-point, first-half lead in a 30-27 overtime loss to the University of Tennessee Volunteers in their home opener on Monday. The loss against a Southeastern Conference rival...

2005-09-21 08:23:14

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sugar Bowl will be played either in Baton Rouge, La., or in Atlanta on January 2 after being forced from New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina, the NCAA said Tuesday. Sugar Bowl officials say they will make their decision in about three weeks as to which city will get the vaunted game, originally scheduled for the Superdome. Louisiana has hosted the annual college football game every year since its inception in 1935 and officials want to keep it there. But...

2005-09-20 21:52:48

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sugar Bowl will be played either in Baton Rouge, La., or in Atlanta on January 2 after being forced from New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina, the NCAA said Tuesday. Sugar Bowl officials say they will make their decision in about three weeks as to which city will get the vaunted game, originally scheduled for the Superdome. Louisiana has hosted the annual college football game every year since its inception in 1935 and officials want to keep it there. But...

2005-09-13 12:16:59

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints will split their final seven home games of the season between San Antonio and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the NFL announced on Monday. Left homeless after Hurricane Katrina roared through New Orleans devastating the city and severely damaging the Superdome, the Saints will play their scheduled home opener next week against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, New Jersey. They will then play two games at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The...


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