LSU announces new AD

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Joe Alleva is leaving Duke to become
LSU's athletic director.
Duke's athletic director for a decade, Alleva will replace Skip
Bertman, retiring in June, LSU System spokesman Charles Zewe said
Friday.
The 54-year-old Alleva has led Duke's 26 sports programs since
1998 and received a contract extension last year. He oversaw the
Duke program during the lacrosse team rape allegations in 2006, and
recently hired David Cutcliffe as football coach.

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