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Link Gumbo - 6/23/13

Lots of news for you today, let's get to it.

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Wright Thompson -- Popeye's or Power Chicken? I'll be the judge - ESPN FC - ESPN's fantastic Wright Thompson visited San Pedro Sula in Honduras - the murder capital of the world he says - for Honduras' first game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. While there, he stopped at Power Chicken, a popular fried chicken chain. He decides whether or not it tops Popeyes.

2014 PG College All-Americans | Perfect Game USA - Perfect Game's All-Americans list came out about a week ago, with LSU landing just one on all 3 teams. It's who you might expect, first teamer Aaron Nola.

Anthony Hickey Granted "Run-Off Waiver" - LSU transfer Anthony Hickey has been granted a "run-off waiver" - which essentially acknowledges that the player was cut - therefore he can play immediately at Oklahoma State.

LSU lineman Fehoko Fanaika is a beast on the field, and a maestro off it - Football - You may know him for being an offensive lineman for LSU's football team, but Fehoko Fanaika has other talents as well. Namely, music. Read inside for more.

University Lab 2016 point guard Skylar Mays opens up recruitment, decommits from LSU | - All-State 2016 PG Skylar Mays has decommitted from LSU and will re-open his recruitment.

The 15 CFB teams with 100 wins since current recruits started paying attention - - The Mothership tracks the Top 15 CFB teams with 100 wins since today's recruits probably started paying attention to CFB. No. 1 is who you might expect, Boise State. No. 2? Oh just LSU. BUT LES MILES AIN'T GETTING DONE AND WE NEED A BETTER COACH! Or so I've heard from the crazies. Oklahoma is also No. 2 with 117 wins.

Asking NCAA compliance stupid questions about athlete food rules - - Most people would probably ask serious questions to a compliance offer about the food rules for student athletes. Steven Godfrey did not. He asked stupid questions. And therefore, you should read.

Ed O'Bannon vs. the NCAA: College sports' biggest-ever trial underway - - As all of you by now know, the ed O'Bannon vs NCAA trial is underway and ongoing. Mark Emmert even testified? Why you ask? No, I don't know either. If you've missed anything, SB Nation has tons of links for you to read about it.

Nick Saban Involved in Very Weird Jets-Patriots Conspiracy Theory - Team Speed Kills - Nick Saban? Conspiracy Theories? You know you're interested.

Newest LSU signee Collin Strall is anxious to carve a role once he arrives | - has an interview with latest LSU baseball signee Collin Strall.

Faneca, Boudreaux Recall Memories of Day at LSU - - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - Alan Faneca (who's lost 100 pounds from his playing weight!) and Pete Boudreaux, recently inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, share memories of their time at LSU.

Collins invests in insurance policy; Peveto contract revealed | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA - La'El Collins is once again investing in a $5 million insurance policy to prevent the loss of NFL signing money if he gets injured, and the details on Bradley Dale Peveto's contract are out.

Basketball lifer Eric Musselman's next stop is Baton Rouge as a LSU assistant | - A story on the hiring of new LSU Associate Basketball Coach Eric Musselman.

Former college football star charged in slaying of mother's boyfriend - - Former prized Tennessee recruit Janzen Jackson has been formally charged with the murder of his mother's boyfriend.

Former LSU forward Johnny O’Bryant III hoping he can bust his tail to become a late first-round pick - Basketball - Former LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant is reportedly "busting his ass" to become a late first-round pick.

Pac-12 returned only 68 percent of its record revenues to schools - - The Pac-12 only gave 68 percent of it's revenue to members in the fiscal year 2013, which is by far the smallest of the "Big Five" conferences.

Notebook: LSU expects to sell 73,000-plus season tickets; TE Jeter enrolls | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA - LSU is expecting to sell a record 73,000 plus season tickets and already 30,000+ tickets have been sold for the season opening game against Wisconsin.

JOHNSON: Change needed in Major League Baseball draft - LSU Baseball - Luke Johnson is vouching for widespread change in the Major League Baseball draft.

LSU baseball: Q&A with Paul Mainieri, Part II | LSU | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA - The Advocate has a Q&A with Paul Mainieri, one I'm sure you're dying to listen too.

What's in a name? Everything on the LSU football All-Name team | - It's the LSU football All-Name team! Think we can get Les Miles to pronounce them all?

Ex-LSU & Saints WR Devery Henderson moves to next phase of life - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports - Devery Henderson has said he has retired from professional football and is moving on to the next phase of his life.