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2017 Schedule
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Fournette falls to No. 24 in #CFBrank

LSU RB Leonard Fournette, our preseason No. 2 player, drops 22 spots after battling injuries through his first four games. His teammate, DE Arden Key (6.5 sacks), enters our top ten. Updated #CFBrank

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

Leonard Fournette is a beast on the field but in prepping for another HSFB game featuring a La. Team - I'm again more impressed w/ how New Orleans area HSFB coaches who faced him are just as quick to share stories about Leonard the person & his character as they're his on-field ability

Did you SEC that? (3:06)

Rachel Marcus ESPN Editor 

In his Hall of Fame speech, Shaq said when LSU's Dale Brown came to visit a young Shaq, Brown asked how long Shaq had been in the Army, to which O'Neal replied, "I'm 13." Brown offered him a scholarship on the spot.


New Hall of Famers talk shop

Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming reminisced about playing against one another on SportsCenter in advance to their inductions into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend.

Shaq's history of breaking backboards (0:52)
What LSU can't replace without Ben Simmons (1:33)
Citizens in Louisiana helping one another amid flooding (2:06)
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And the first (Simmons) shall be first

NBA top-draftee Ben Simmons was the overwhelming pick for rookie of the year in July by ESPN's Summer Forecast panel. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton also mention Dario Saric -- and Joel Embiid! Top rookie of the year contenders (Insider)

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Jones: Our team understands how powerful their actions are

LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones chats with Andy Katz and Rick Klein about what his team's role is in healing the Baton Rouge community after incidents involving the police department and African-American community.

LSU takes over the SEC Network

The 24-hour LSU marathon begins at midnight on SEC Network. Among the great Tigers games being replayed on Thursday is the 2008 BCS National Championship. Full schedule

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SEC stability: Is Kentucky John Calipari's last job?

The NBA will keep calling John Calipari. But will he ever answer? Don't count on it. He's a fixture in Lexington. Our stability rankings look at who else is solid in the SEC and who isn't so set.

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Ben Simmons shows off skill in Las Vegas

The No. 1 overall pick earned a spot on the All-NBA summer league first team. However, Simmons struggled with 21 turnovers in three games. According to Kevin Pelton, guard Nik Stauskas was one of the most disappointing veterans. Pelton’s best/worst of summer league (Insider)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

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Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record24-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances21