Hacker Turns Purple-And-Gold LSU Website Crimson

More than a month before college football's title game between LSU and Alabama, they've already had the first play, featuring a head-fake by Alabama. Louisiana State sells merchandise online, in the school colors, purple and gold. But Sunday night someone hacked the site so that for a few hours, it displayed jerseys and other accessories in crimson and white — the colors of the Alabama's Crimson Tide.

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. We're more than a month away from college football's title game, LSU versus Alabama. But they've already had the first play, featuring a head-fake by Alabama.

Louisiana State sells merchandise online in the school colors, purple and gold. But LSU fans received a surprise last night. Somebody hacked the site so that for a few hours, it displayed jerseys and other accessories in crimson and white - the colors of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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