Louisiana Ranks 5th in Nation for Gun Death Rates
New data from the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control shows that Louisiana ranks fifth in the nation among states with the highest per capita gun death rates in 2018.
AG Jeff Landry Warns College Football Playoff Fans of the Potential for Ticket Scams
With events the size of the CFP Championship Game happening in the state comes the opportunity for fraudulent tickets to end up in fans’ hands.
Saints & Falcons Ranked Most Intense NFL Rivalry
The Saints and Falcons have the most intense rivalry in the NFL, this according to knowrivalry.com, a project of professors from West Carolina and Northern Kentucky Universities.
Coach O the 30th highest paid coach in NCAA, 9th in SEC
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is the 30th highest-paid coach in the NCAA and the 9th highest paid in the SEC at four million a year according to the annual USA Today salary report.
Drew Brees returns to practice with the New Orleans Saints this week
Saints QB Drew Brees intends to practice with the team this week ahead of their Week 8 clash with the Cardinals this Sunday.
LSU Athletics Reevaluating Policy Of Giving Money To University
For years, the LSU athletic department has used a portion of its revenues to help fund the academic side of the university.
LA Tech baseball, softball, soccer fields condemned
Louisiana Tech has made the decision to demolish the baseball, softball, and soccer stadiums this summer.
Fantasy Sports tax and regulation bill awaiting its first hearing in the Senate
House approved Fantasy sports regulation is halfway to final passage as a bill that would tax the activity will soon receive a hearing in a Senate committee.
Louisiana unemployment rate is lowest on record
The state’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is the lowest on record dating back to 1976.
2018 was another record breaking year for Louisiana tourism
A record breaking 51.3 million tourists visited Louisiana in 2018, a nine percent increase over 2017.