LSU football

An i1 Biometrics concussion-detecting mouth guard in its charging cradle.
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To keep a better eye on head injuries in the past, the LSU football team has had concussion detectors installed in players’ helmets. This season, LSU became the first team in the NCAA to try high-tech mouth guards to measure hits.


Famed Louisiana political consultant Gus Weill joins today's show to talk with Jim about what he knows best: Louisiana Politics. They discuss the upcoming TV debates between La. Senate hopefuls, the Fairness Ordinance, Edwin Edwards running for Congress, and much, much more. 

Also, SEC sports analyst Paul Finebaum closes out today's show to discuss his new book My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football. He and Jim talk about the teams to beat in SEC football this upcoming season, Coach Les Miles, and more.


State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb (D-Baton Rouge) talks about her feud with State Treasurer John Kennedy over taxpayer money given to non-governmental organizations attached to her husband.

Veteran sportswriter Marty Mule and Jim recap LSU's season ender against Arkansas, and the 30th anniversary of Jerry Stovall's firing as LSU's head coach.

Audio should be posted by 11 am on Monday, December 2.

Jim talks with State Treasurer John N. Kennedy about the state budget, non-governmental organizations (NGO's) that won't account for state money given to them and a proposed $2-million center for former Governor Mike Foster's paper, in Franklin.

Jim recaps the LSU-Texas A&M game


Writer David Huddle talks about his latest work, "Black snake at the Family Reunion"

LSU history professor David Colbert discusses the assassination of John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago this wek.

Veteran sportswriter Sam King talks about "Johnny Football's" arrival a Tiger Stadium this week, as LSU hosts Texas A&M.


Jim recaps the weekend matchup between LSU and Alabama

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark discusses the recent increase in heroin-related deaths in the Capital Area.

Louisiana Radio Network News Reporter Michelle Southern joins Jim to talk about breaking news with the reality TV show "The Governor's Wife" starring former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards and his wife Trina Scott Edwards.


Jim discusses whether or not beer should be generally available in Tiger Stadium with Gannett News Service sportswriter Glenn Guilbeau.

Music promoter Johnny Palazzotto discusses Music In The Schools this week with Johnny Rivers, Deacon John Moore, Herman Jackson and others. Rivers plays this weekend at Baton Rouge High.

Author Herbie Pilato talks about his new book, "The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery" about teh popular star of "Bewitched" and numerous TV films.

 

MONDAY: Former LSU Coach Mike Archer, Gus Weill

Oct 4, 2013

Jim chats with former LSU football coach Mike Archer, who led the team from 1987 t0 1990.

Political Consultant Gus Weill, talks with Jim about the Government Shutdown and the upcoming elections.


A recap of the LSU-Georgia game and the Tigers' fortunes going forward with Tiger Rag Sports Director Jeff Palermo and Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham.

A visit with former state Senator Ann Duplessis, the only woman and the only minority on the LSU Board of Supervisors.

Sons of famous New Orleans local singer Phillip Manuel, Zac and Brennan join Jim to talk about their exceptional careers. Zac, 24 is a film director and Brennan 29 is a fashion designer.


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Jim does a recap of Saturday's LSU game against UAB.

ACLU Executive Director Marjorie Esman talks about recent polls on legalization of marijuana in Louisiana.

LSU English professor and author Carl Freedman talks about his new book, "Versions of Hollywood Crime Cinema", studies in Ford, Wilder, Coppola and Scorcese.

The Manship Theatre director Renee Chatelain and East Baton Rouge Parish School System Fine Arts director Wayne Talbot talks with Jim about National Arts and Education week.


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