Surprise, surprise: LSU football will play in key CBS games in 2018
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Workin’ on their night moves
In a move that should surprise no one, LSU looks to have drawn a night game when CBS announced the schedule for its early-season broadcasts on Wednesday.
The Tigers’ Week 3 contest against Auburn is scheduled in the coveted 2:30 p.m. CT slot on CBS, earning “Game of the Week” status. Which is a reasonable choice — both pairs of Tigers figure to be players in the SEC West race, and four of the seven LSU-Auburn contests since 2010 have been decided by 7 points or fewer.
Additionally, CBS announced its annual doubleheader day to be Nov. 3, the day of the LSU-Alabama game in Tiger Stadium. LSU-Alabama is customarily the nighttime leg of the doubleheader and this year appears to be no different. That said, there are some other prominent games scheduled that day, including Texas A&M’s visit to Auburn and Drew Lock-led Missouri’s trip to Gainesville, Fla., to take on the Gators.
LSU and Alabama have played in prime time every year since 2011. It wouldn’t be much of a surprise to see the Tigers and Tide play under the lights at Tiger Stadium again. Especially if LSU can win some games early in the season.
Checkin’ in with LSU baseball
The LSU baseball team hit the road for Corvallis, Ore., on Wednesday, landing in the evening in preparation for the Corvallis Regional. The Tigers will practice Thursday and open action Friday against San Diego State, hoping to win and set up a College World Series rematch against Oregon State.
In case you missed any of it, here is some of SEC Country’s latest content regarding LSU baseball:
- Tigers announce starting pitcher for San Diego State game
- Todd Peterson discusses his budding, overnight fame
Video of the day
Wanna watch Les Miles re-enact famous movie scenes? Of course you do. So, do it.
Today in made-up holidays
According to the folks at NationalDayCalendar.com, May 31 is “National Save Your Hearing Day.” That is something I am very bad at doing. Loud music is kind of my thing, and whether I’m wearing headphones or in my car, I’m almost always listening to it. Unless I’m talking to someone else, there’s music in my ear.
This day will probably be no exception. I might celebrate. There’s just too much good music to not put stress on the ears. Need a suggestion? Hit me up. I’ll tell you what loud and obnoxious music is just right for you to make your eardrums angry.
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