College Football

Burrow, LSU Cap Heisman Season, Beat Clemson 42-25 for Title

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship.

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LSU Cancels Classes Ahead of National Championship Game

The student part of student athletics, will take a back seat at Louisiana State University on Monday and Tuesday. LSU has decided to cancel all classes before Monday’s national championship game and the day after, “to accommodate students who are traveling to New Orleans for the national championship game.”

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Daughter-in-Law of LSU Offensive Coordinator Killed in Plane Crash

ATLANTA (AP) — A small plane en route to a college football playoff game crashed into a post office parking lot in Louisiana shortly after takeoff Saturday, killing five people, including a well-known sports reporter who was the daughter-in-law of one of the team’s coaches.

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Louisiana Lawmakers Receive Special Access to Football Tickets

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the middle of a record-breaking, undefeated LSU college football season, Louisiana’s lawmakers have a special perk that gives them access to face-value, postseason game tickets that regular fans can’t easily obtain before they hit the pricey secondary market.

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Jerry Sandusky Resentenced to 30 to 60 Years, Same as Before

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30-to-60-year term imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children.

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