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The problem(s) with college football
January 15, 2020

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers Sure, if you’re an LSU fan it’s all (blanks) and giggles right now, but college football…

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Wheel of fortune: A look at things that have gone right for LSU
January 10, 2020

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers In what qualifies as a major news flash, it’s been quite a different LSU football season…

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‘We’ll Meet Again, Don’t Know Where, Don’t Know When…’
January 7, 2020

Each year the calendar turns at this time and we remember some absent friends who’ve been left behind. Maybe a better…

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NOT PICTURE-PERFECT, BUT THERE’S STILL A RING TO IT
December 24, 2019

Ran first in the Sunday editions of The Times and The News-Star, December 22, 2019. Proud to report that Donny is…

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IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL (SHORT) TIME OF THE YEAR
December 20, 2019

By TEDDY ALLEN/Designated Writers When making your list of reasons why this is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, please…

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Give A Cajun A Pass When It Helps A Legend
December 16, 2019

(First ran in The Times and The News Star Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.) The ramblin’ man who wrote the screenplay for…

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Going back to a spot you never left
December 12, 2019

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers I stood on the 38-yard line on the north end of the field, and I saw... Read More
Here’s why you didn’t get into the College Football Playoffs
December 10, 2019

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers Everyone is grinding the College Football Playoff final four teams and talking about all the reasons…

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THE MOVIES AND CAJUNS AND BONNIE AND CLYDE
December 9, 2019

(Ran originally in December 8, 2019 editions of The Times and The News-Star.) Just about every time Louisiana is depicted in…

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LA TECH FOOTBALL CAN GO OLD (TESTAMENT) SCHOOL
December 3, 2019

(This column first appeared in The Times and the News-Star World in December, 2019. PICTURED: Isaiah Graham, starting wide receiver on…

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