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Link Gumbo - 5/5/14

The latest headlines in the LSU world and sports world at large.

Chris Graythen

LSU Cancels Future Football Series vs. NC State - The Tigers have cancelled a H&H vs NC State due to take place in Baton Rouge in 2017, and Raleigh in 2020

Herron arrested for misdemeanor theft - Home - Frank Herron was arrested for stealing a bike. The crime allegedly occurred on April 23rd, and Les Miles is aware, has met with Herron, and will deal with it internally. But perhaps Frank could have loaned it to Jameis Winston when Jameis stole those crab legs?

For Greg LaFleur, a check doesn't balance out what he has lost | FOX Sports on MSN - The former LSU TE and Southern University AD has received a $150k check in restitution after he filed a wrongfully terminated suit against the University after they fired him for allegedly soliciting a prostitute at the 2011 Final Four in Dallas. LaFleur was later acquitted. But for LaFleur, that is not enough as he continually has failed to get job opportunities at other schools.

SEC to experiment with 8 football officials, but what's right number? - - A piece about the SEC's decision to go with 8 football officials on the field.

Nation's top junior Ben Simmons succeeds with versatility - MaxPreps - A piece on how 5* and Top 5 overall Junior Ben Simmons, and LSU commit, has succeeded at basketball through different means, including using different sports to help.

THE SEC WORST-CASE CONFERENCE PREVIEW - Every Day Should Be Saturday - WORST CASE SCENARIOS FOR EVERY SEC TEAM. SURE FIRE, 100%, ALMOST CERTAIN TO COME TRUE (but seriously, Kiffin and Saban's face if Alabama loses to Tennessee)

Scott Long Questions Lyn Rollins about LSU Baseball, April 30, 2014 - Lyn Rollins takes questions from Scott Long about this years LSU Baseball team (also. I DEMAND ROBOT UMPS. And us winning every series and getting to at least the Semis at Hoover from here on out if we want to be a National Seed)

Local providers await offer from ESPN on SEC Network - Auburn University News - More stuff on the SEC Network. Any bets on how long this goes?

Tony Barnhart On SEC Scheduling Format Presented By Regions Bank > SEC > NEWS - CBS Football announcer Tony Barnhart talks about the SEC Scheduling Format.

South End's looking good, if different.