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  • Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized

    Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. (FOX 8 File)Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. (FOX 8 File)

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was admitted to an area hospital this week, according to a statement issued by his wife.  

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    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was admitted to an area hospital this week, according to a statement issued by his wife.  

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  • Saints running back Alvin Kamara gets sweet billboard from Airheads

    Saints running back Alvin Kamara gets sweet billboard from Airheads

    Airheads honored Saints running back and rookie of the year, Alvin Karma, with this billboard. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Airheads honored Saints running back and rookie of the year, Alvin Karma, with this billboard. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    If you’re downtown near the Superdome, look in the air. You’ll see a tribute to the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, running back Alvin Kamara: a billboard provided by Airheads – Kamara’s candy of choice.

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    If you’re downtown near the Superdome, look in the air. You’ll see a tribute to the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, running back Alvin Kamara: a billboard provided by Airheads – Kamara’s candy of choice.

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  • Saints release defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

    Saints release defensive tackle Tony McDaniel

    Saints cut defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints cut defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel only played in the regular season finale against Tampa Bay and the wild card playoff game against the Panthers. He recorded three tackles in those two games. He finished the year on injured reserve.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.  More >>
    The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel only played in the regular season finale against Tampa Bay and the wild card playoff game against the Panthers. He recorded three tackles in those two games. He finished the year on injured reserve.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.  More >>
  • Alvin Kamara fan-voted Rookie of the Year

    Alvin Kamara fan-voted Rookie of the Year

    Source: NFL.comSource: NFL.com
    Alvin Kamara has earned the fan-vote for Rookie of the Year.  The award was voted on by fans at NFL.com. Kamara accepted the award this morning in Minneapolis.  Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown...More >>
    Alvin Kamara has earned the fan-vote for Rookie of the Year.  The award was voted on by fans at NFL.com. Kamara accepted the award this morning in Minneapolis.  Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown...More >>
  • Legendary 'Voice of the Saints' Jim Henderson announces retirement from broadcasting

    Legendary 'Voice of the Saints' Jim Henderson announces retirement from broadcasting

    Jim Henderson has been The Voice of the Saints since 1986. He joined FOX 8 in 2012. (FOX 8)Jim Henderson has been The Voice of the Saints since 1986. He joined FOX 8 in 2012. (FOX 8)

    If you stop and think about it. It's kind of funny how 'traditions' come about. Take, for example, the Sunday routine for Saints fans during football season. It’s not complicated.

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    If you stop and think about it. It's kind of funny how 'traditions' come about. Take, for example, the Sunday routine for Saints fans during football season. It’s not complicated.

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  • Brees boys steal spotlight at Pro Bowl with sideline fight

    Brees boys steal spotlight at Pro Bowl with sideline fight

    Drew Brees poses with sons Baylen, Bowen, and Callen pregame.  Michael Thomas photobombed the shot. Source: New Orleans SaintsDrew Brees poses with sons Baylen, Bowen, and Callen pregame. Michael Thomas photobombed the shot. Source: New Orleans Saints

    The Pro Bowl is usually lacks flash and sizzle with tackling at a premium. So Drew Brees' sons decided to drop the hardest hits on the sideline during an ESPN interview.

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    The Pro Bowl is usually lacks flash and sizzle with tackling at a premium. So Drew Brees' sons decided to drop the hardest hits on the sideline during an ESPN interview.

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  • GM Mickey Loomis on Saints future: 'Nothing's promised'

    GM Mickey Loomis on Saints future: 'Nothing's promised'

    Drew Brees exits the field at U.S. Bank Stadium.Drew Brees exits the field at U.S. Bank Stadium.

    The entire landscape of the NFL can change in no time at all. Just look at 2017, where only one NFC team that made the playoffs in 2016 made it back.

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    The entire landscape of the NFL can change in no time at all. Just look at 2017, where only one NFC team that made the playoffs in 2016 made it back.

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  • Saints GM Mickey Loomis addresses Brees contract and their pursuit of his heir

    Saints GM Mickey Loomis addresses Brees contract and their pursuit of his heir

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees.Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

    As the week of practice continues in Mobile, Ala. at the Senior Bowl, the status of Drew Brees and new contract with the Saints remain just as big of a topic as the college players being evaluated. 

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    As the week of practice continues in Mobile, Ala. at the Senior Bowl, the status of Drew Brees and new contract with the Saints remain just as big of a topic as the college players being evaluated. 

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  • Baton Rouge sports medicine doctor to take part in NFL Pro Bowl

    Baton Rouge sports medicine doctor to take part in NFL Pro Bowl

    Larry S. “Chip” Bankston, MD of the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic will provide sports medicine coverage during the all-star football game.

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    Larry S. “Chip” Bankston, MD of the Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic will provide sports medicine coverage during the all-star football game.

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  • Musician Jon Batiste named Grand Marshal of Endymion; Saints' Alvin Kamara, Marshon Lattimore named special guests

    Musician Jon Batiste named Grand Marshal of Endymion; Saints' Alvin Kamara, Marshon Lattimore named special guests

    Photo sources: Krewe of Endymion, Mark LaGrangePhoto sources: Krewe of Endymion, Mark LaGrange

    The Captain of Endymion has announced that musician Jon Batiste has been named Grand Marshal of the 2018 Krewe of Endymion Parade. Batiste will be joined by special guests, Marshon Lattimore and Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints.  

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    The Captain of Endymion has announced that musician Jon Batiste has been named Grand Marshal of the 2018 Krewe of Endymion Parade. Batiste will be joined by special guests, Marshon Lattimore and Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints.  

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  • LOOK: The NFL is already advertising a Patriots vs. Vikings Super Bowl

    LOOK: The NFL is already advertising a Patriots vs. Vikings Super Bowl

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-01-19 22:20:00 GMT
    NFL facebook post of a Patriots vs. Vikings Super Bowl matchup (Source: CBSsports)NFL facebook post of a Patriots vs. Vikings Super Bowl matchup (Source: CBSsports)
    If you're a Jacksonville Jaguars or Philadelphia Eagles fan and just so happen to buy into NFL conspiracies, now is the time to get scared. Two days before the conference championship games kick off, the NFL's official Facebook page has already started advertising for Super Bowl LII -- between the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings. Maybe no one would bat an eye if a Patriots-Vikings poster popped up even on NFL.com as a...More >>
    If you're a Jacksonville Jaguars or Philadelphia Eagles fan and just so happen to buy into NFL conspiracies, now is the time to get scared. Two days before the conference championship games kick off, the NFL's official Facebook page has already started advertising for Super Bowl LII -- between the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings. Maybe no one would bat an eye if a Patriots-Vikings poster popped up even on NFL.com as a...More >>
  • Donations keep coming from Vikings fans to Thomas Morstead's foundation

    Donations keep coming from Vikings fans to Thomas Morstead's foundation

    Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It's an ending that's still hard to comprehend. But lost in the aftermath of the Saints chaotic loss to the vikings Sunday was the fact that the Vikings still had to kick the extra point. 

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    It's an ending that's still hard to comprehend. But lost in the aftermath of the Saints chaotic loss to the vikings Sunday was the fact that the Vikings still had to kick the extra point. 

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  • Brees: 'I feel we have a great window of opportunity'

    Brees: 'I feel we have a great window of opportunity'

    Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)
    In the Saints last media opportunity of the season, quarterback Drew Brees reiterated he wants to be a part of the Black and Gold moving forward.  "I feel like we have a great window of opportunity. Listen, I've been a part of talented teams in the past, throughout my career, though that have not lived up to expectations," said Drew Brees. "I've also been a part of teams that have been gutsy and gritty and surpassed expectations. So, bottom line is success is depe...More >>
    In the Saints last media opportunity of the season, quarterback Drew Brees reiterated he wants to be a part of the Black and Gold moving forward.  "I feel like we have a great window of opportunity. Listen, I've been a part of talented teams in the past, throughout my career, though that have not lived up to expectations," said Drew Brees. "I've also been a part of teams that have been gutsy and gritty and surpassed expectations. So, bottom line is success is depe...More >>
  • Saints fans want Brees back in Black and Gold

    Saints fans want Brees back in Black and Gold

    Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)

    After a wild season, Saints fans say there’s no way the team can give up on Drew Brees and they hope No. 9 is back in black and gold no matter the cost.

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    After a wild season, Saints fans say there’s no way the team can give up on Drew Brees and they hope No. 9 is back in black and gold no matter the cost.

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  • Saints fall to Vikings on touchdown pass as time expires

    Saints fall to Vikings on touchdown pass as time expires

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints defied the odds by making the playoffs after an 0-2 start, but their march to a Super Bowl ended prematurely with a heart-breaking 29-24 loss to the Vikings in Minneapolis.

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    The Saints defied the odds by making the playoffs after an 0-2 start, but their march to a Super Bowl ended prematurely with a heart-breaking 29-24 loss to the Vikings in Minneapolis.

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  • Metairie kindergartners do the Sean Payton

    Metairie kindergartners do the Sean Payton

    Source: Green Park Elementary Facebook pageSource: Green Park Elementary Facebook page

    A group of kindergartners at a Metairie school have taken to the internet to show their excitement for the Saints big win over the Panthers Sunday.  

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    A group of kindergartners at a Metairie school have taken to the internet to show their excitement for the Saints big win over the Panthers Sunday.  

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  • Hagan's House: Saints from near and far embrace New Orleans culture on Wild Card Sunday

    Hagan's House: Saints from near and far embrace New Orleans culture on Wild Card Sunday

    Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina.Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina.

    The city of New Orleans is truly one of a kind, and Saints players from near and far are embracing everything that comes with it.

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    The city of New Orleans is truly one of a kind, and Saints players from near and far are embracing everything that comes with it.

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  • AFR: Brees’ big day, and Panthers’ game plan, highlights new Saints image

    AFR: Brees’ big day, and Panthers’ game plan, highlights new Saints image

    Ted Ginn, Jr. hauled in an 80-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees. Source: Mark LaGrangeTed Ginn, Jr. hauled in an 80-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees. Source: Mark LaGrange

    It’s an approach I honestly never thought I’d see a team take with Drew Brees at the helm. The Panthers went into Sunday’s matchup with the gameplan stopping the Saints running game and forcing their opponent’s Hall of Fame quarterback to beat them. Carolina dared Drew Brees, one of the game’s all-time greats, to be great. He responded with his finest performance of the season. 

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    It’s an approach I honestly never thought I’d see a team take with Drew Brees at the helm. The Panthers went into Sunday’s matchup with the gameplan stopping the Saints running game and forcing their opponent’s Hall of Fame quarterback to beat them. Carolina dared Drew Brees, one of the game’s all-time greats, to be great. He responded with his finest performance of the season. |

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  • Brees on 2009 Saints return: 'That brotherhood will always be there'

    Brees on 2009 Saints return: 'That brotherhood will always be there'

    Reggie Bush was one of many '09 Saints to return Sunday. Source:  (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Reggie Bush was one of many '09 Saints to return Sunday. Source: (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints Super Bowl winning team of '09 made a return to the Superdome this weekend for the Panthers game. 

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    The Saints Super Bowl winning team of '09 made a return to the Superdome this weekend for the Panthers game. 

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  • Saints Ingram, Kamara enshrined in Hall of Fame for historic rushing seasons

    Saints Ingram, Kamara enshrined in Hall of Fame for historic rushing seasons

    Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram's jerseys on display at the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame (Source: Twitter)Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram's jerseys on display at the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame (Source: Twitter)

    The running back duo that has helped the New Orleans Saints march back from an 0-2 start to the season are now enshrined in the NFL’s Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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    The running back duo that has helped the New Orleans Saints march back from an 0-2 start to the season are now enshrined in the NFL’s Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  • Armstead and Hendrickson questionable for Saints-Panthers

    Armstead and Hendrickson questionable for Saints-Panthers

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is questionable for Sunday's game. (nola.com).Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is questionable for Sunday's game. (nola.com).
    Left tackle Terron Armstead (thigh) and rookie defensive end Trey Hendrickson (ankle) are questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Panthers. Both were limited in practice Friday.  Armstead missed last week's contest against the Bucs with a thigh injury. He suffered the injury in the Falcons contest. Hendrickson has been out since suffering an ankle injury during the team's first meeting with the Falcons. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    Left tackle Terron Armstead (thigh) and rookie defensive end Trey Hendrickson (ankle) are questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Panthers. Both were limited in practice Friday.  Armstead missed last week's contest against the Bucs with a thigh injury. He suffered the injury in the Falcons contest. Hendrickson has been out since suffering an ankle injury during the team's first meeting with the Falcons. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Saints hosting two playoff games is possible, with help from Falcons

    Saints hosting two playoff games is possible, with help from Falcons

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    The New Orleans Saints will host the Carolina Panthers in the wild-card round of the playoffs this Sunday, and there is a scenario where the No. 4 seed Saints could host another game this postseason. 

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    The New Orleans Saints will host the Carolina Panthers in the wild-card round of the playoffs this Sunday, and there is a scenario where the No. 4 seed Saints could host another game this postseason. 

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  • Brees ready for another Saints playoff run

    Brees ready for another Saints playoff run

    Drew Brees ready for another postseason run. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneDrew Brees ready for another postseason run. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    He's the best player to ever lace em up for the black and gold. But even Drew Brees admitted, at this stage of his career, after three straight losing seasons,  he needed a year like this one.

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    He's the best player to ever lace em up for the black and gold. But even Drew Brees admitted, at this stage of his career, after three straight losing seasons,  he needed a year like this one.

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  • Payton leans on 'Saintly Seven' for matchup with Carolina

    Payton leans on 'Saintly Seven' for matchup with Carolina

    Mark Ingram is one of seven Saints to see action in the 2013 playoffs for the Black and Gold. (Source: Fox 8 Photo)Mark Ingram is one of seven Saints to see action in the 2013 playoffs for the Black and Gold. (Source: Fox 8 Photo)
    Seven Saints on the 2017 playoff roster, saw action in the 2013 postseason. Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, Josh Hill, Rafael Bush, Cameron Jordan, Terron Armstead, and Thomas Morstead, all logged playing time in the Eagles and Seahawks matchups of 2013. It's been four years since the Black and Gold made into the 'second season', but those veterans hold valuable info for Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. "You lean on some of your experience. You lean on your leaders. We're routine driven...More >>
    Seven Saints on the 2017 playoff roster, saw action in the 2013 postseason. Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, Josh Hill, Rafael Bush, Cameron Jordan, Terron Armstead, and Thomas Morstead, all logged playing time in the Eagles and Seahawks matchups of 2013. It's been four years since the Black and Gold made into the 'second season', but those veterans hold valuable info for Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. "You lean on some of your experience. You lean on your leaders. We're routine driven...More >>
  • Saints lose to the Bucs; will host Panthers in the playoffs

    Saints lose to the Bucs; will host Panthers in the playoffs

    Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas helped the Saints clinch the NFC South. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara and Michael Thomas helped the Saints clinch the NFC South. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints lost to the Bucs 31-24, but still clinched the NFC South, thanks to the Falcons beating the Panthers, 22-10. 

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    The Saints lost to the Bucs 31-24, but still clinched the NFC South, thanks to the Falcons beating the Panthers, 22-10. 

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  • Saints prepare for regular season finale against Buccaneers

    Saints prepare for regular season finale against Buccaneers

    Mark Ingram and the Saints sport an 11-4 record. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneMark Ingram and the Saints sport an 11-4 record. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints will close out their regular season against the Buccaneers, Sunday, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

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    The Saints will close out their regular season against the Buccaneers, Sunday, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

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  • Three Saints ruled out for Sunday's Bucs game

    Three Saints ruled out for Sunday's Bucs game

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead will not play against the Bucs. (nola.com).Saints left tackle Terron Armstead will not play against the Bucs. (nola.com).
    The Saints will be without three key contributors Sunday for the Saints-Bucs game. Ruled out for 3:25 p.m. tilt: DE Trey Hendrickson (ankle), LT Terron Armstead (thigh), and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion). Armstead suffered the thigh injury in Week 16 against Atlanta.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints will be without three key contributors Sunday for the Saints-Bucs game. Ruled out for 3:25 p.m. tilt: DE Trey Hendrickson (ankle), LT Terron Armstead (thigh), and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion). Armstead suffered the thigh injury in Week 16 against Atlanta.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Bah! Humbug! Saints running back Alvin Kamara fined for festive footwear

    Bah! Humbug! Saints running back Alvin Kamara fined for festive footwear

    Alvin Kamara (Mark Lagrange)Alvin Kamara (Mark Lagrange)

    Saints running back Alvin Kamara got a gift from the NFL Thursday morning … actually, it was more like a lump of coal.

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    Saints running back Alvin Kamara got a gift from the NFL Thursday morning … actually, it was more like a lump of coal.

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  • Saints vs. Buccaneers game moved to 3:25 p.m. kickoff

    Saints vs. Buccaneers game moved to 3:25 p.m. kickoff

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    The NFL has moved Sunday's Saints vs. Buccaneers game from a noon kickoff to 3:25 p.m., according to the Saints team website. 

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    The NFL has moved Sunday's Saints vs. Buccaneers game from a noon kickoff to 3:25 p.m., according to the Saints team website. 

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  • Saints defense shines against Falcons in 23-13 win to clinch playoff berth

    Saints defense shines against Falcons in 23-13 win to clinch playoff berth

    Monday, December 25 2017 3:55 AM EST2017-12-25 08:55:09 GMT

    The New Orleans Saints beat the Atlanta Falcons 23-13 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

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    The New Orleans Saints beat the Atlanta Falcons 23-13 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

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  • Saints lose Saints defense leader Kenny Vaccaro for season

    Saints lose Saints defense leader Kenny Vaccaro for season

    Kenny Vaccaro | File (Source: Mark LaGrange)Kenny Vaccaro | File (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints star safety Kenny Vaccaro has been placed on the injured reserve list.

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    The Saints star safety Kenny Vaccaro has been placed on the injured reserve list.

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  • Alvin Kamara feeling the 'love' from Saints fans

    Alvin Kamara feeling the 'love' from Saints fans

    Alvin Kamara has racked up 1,336 yards of total offense. Source: Mark LaGrangeAlvin Kamara has racked up 1,336 yards of total offense. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The kids at Andrew Wilson Charter School were pretty hyped this morning, and with good reason. Saints running back Alvin Kamara was in the house.  

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    The kids at Andrew Wilson Charter School were pretty hyped this morning, and with good reason. Saints running back Alvin Kamara was in the house.  

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  • Drew Brees, Mark Ingram among six Saints elected to 2018 Pro Bowl

    Drew Brees, Mark Ingram among six Saints elected to 2018 Pro Bowl

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    The selections for the 2018 Pro Bowl were announced Tuesday night and the list of NFC participants includes six New Orleans Saints. 

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    The selections for the 2018 Pro Bowl were announced Tuesday night and the list of NFC participants includes six New Orleans Saints. 

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  • Ingram, Kamara, Thomas all members of 1K club

    Ingram, Kamara, Thomas all members of 1K club

    Michael Thomas hauled in a TD pass against the Jets. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneMichael Thomas hauled in a TD pass against the Jets. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Black and Gold offense is in some rarefied air 14 games into the regular season. The Saints are the only team in the NFL to have 3 players with 1,000+ scrimmage yards each this season. 

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    The Black and Gold offense is in some rarefied air 14 games into the regular season. The Saints are the only team in the NFL to have 3 players with 1,000+ scrimmage yards each this season. 

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  • A.J. Klein, Trey Hendrickson out Sunday for Saints

    A.J. Klein, Trey Hendrickson out Sunday for Saints

    A.J. Klein and Trey Hendrickson have been ruled out for Sunday vs. Jets. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)A.J. Klein and Trey Hendrickson have been ruled out for Sunday vs. Jets. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Linebacker A.J. Klein and defensive end Trey Hendrickson have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets. 

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    Linebacker A.J. Klein and defensive end Trey Hendrickson have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets. 

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  • Kamara expected to play against Jets

    Kamara expected to play against Jets

    The Saints received a boost with Alvin Kamara back at practice after a concussion. Source: Nola.comThe Saints received a boost with Alvin Kamara back at practice after a concussion. Source: Nola.com
    Alvin Kamara's full participation in practices Wednesday and Thursday would give you the appearance he's ready to go against the Jets. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton would agree with your assessment. “You go through a full practice and you get examined and today, repeat. I’m probably like you with the specifics. We all anticipate him playing. That’s the expectation," said Payton. A helmet-to-helmet hit by former LSU Tiger Deion Jones knocked Kamara out of the F...More >>
    Alvin Kamara's full participation in practices Wednesday and Thursday would give you the appearance he's ready to go against the Jets. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton would agree with your assessment. “You go through a full practice and you get examined and today, repeat. I’m probably like you with the specifics. We all anticipate him playing. That’s the expectation," said Payton. A helmet-to-helmet hit by former LSU Tiger Deion Jones knocked Kamara out of the F...More >>
  • Brees: If we keep winning, all our hopes and dreams are alive

    Brees: If we keep winning, all our hopes and dreams are alive

    The Saints received a boost with Alvin Kamara back at practice after a concussion. Source: Nola.comThe Saints received a boost with Alvin Kamara back at practice after a concussion. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints 20-17 defeat at the hands of the Falcons no doubt hurt. But in terms of the playoffs, the Saints are still in good shape. The Jets (5-8) come in town this week with a backup quarterback under center, Bryce Petty. The inexperience will show with a relentless Saints defense ready to bear down. After the Jets, the Saints host Atlanta, then hit the road for Tampa. All three very winnable contest. "I live by the motto, you only worry about the things you can control. So ...

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    The Saints 20-17 defeat at the hands of the Falcons no doubt hurt. But in terms of the playoffs, the Saints are still in good shape. The Jets (5-8) come in town this week with a backup quarterback under center, Bryce Petty. The inexperience will show with a relentless Saints defense ready to bear down. After the Jets, the Saints host Atlanta, then hit the road for Tampa. All three very winnable contest. "I live by the motto, you only worry about the things you can control. So ...

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  • Man files lawsuit against Saints over national anthem protests

    Man files lawsuit against Saints over national anthem protests

    Saints players kneeling prior to National Anthem (Source: FOX Sports)Saints players kneeling prior to National Anthem (Source: FOX Sports)

    A man from St. Mary Parish is suing the New Orleans Saints for a refund of his season tickets because of the national anthem kneeling controversy. 

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    A man from St. Mary Parish is suing the New Orleans Saints for a refund of his season tickets because of the national anthem kneeling controversy. 

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  • Race for NFC playoffs: Where the Saints stand following Week 14 action

    Race for NFC playoffs: Where the Saints stand following Week 14 action

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Despite Thursday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints still remain atop the NFC South standings, but they aren't alone. 

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    Despite Thursday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints still remain atop the NFC South standings, but they aren't alone. 

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  • FFF: Time to ban NFL games on Thursday night

    FFF: Time to ban NFL games on Thursday night

    Alvin Kamara left the contest with a concussion. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara left the contest with a concussion. Source: Nola.com
    In this edition of FFF I say make NFL games on Thursday extinct, World Cup excitement is not a thing in America, and my stop at Atomic Burger. FOOTBALL Thursday NFL games need to end like right now. Just cancel the rest of them in 2017. You want to know why? Alvin Kamara, A.J. Klein, Kenny Vaccaro, Senio Kelemete. All left the Saints-Falcons game with injuries, never to return.  The body can't handle this much pounding in such a short period of time. The quality of play in th...More >>
    In this edition of FFF I say make NFL games on Thursday extinct, World Cup excitement is not a thing in America, and my stop at Atomic Burger. FOOTBALL Thursday NFL games need to end like right now. Just cancel the rest of them in 2017. You want to know why? Alvin Kamara, A.J. Klein, Kenny Vaccaro, Senio Kelemete. All left the Saints-Falcons game with injuries, never to return.  The body can't handle this much pounding in such a short period of time. The quality of play in th...More >>
  • Payton: 'I've never been a part of a game like that'

    Payton: 'I've never been a part of a game like that'

    Coach Payton wasn't a fan of the refs most of the contest. Source: Nola.comCoach Payton wasn't a fan of the refs most of the contest. Source: Nola.com
    A short week, a ton of injuries, a ton of penalties, and a very un-Brees-like play at the end of the contest, all equaled a 20-17 loss for the Saints in Atlanta. The Saints lost key contributors in the contest due to injury. Do-everything running back Alvin Kamara took a helmet-to-helmet hit from former LSU Tiger Deion Jones. Kamara went into concussion protocol after the hit. Two other Saints exited the game with concussions, offensive lineman Senio Kelemete and safety Kenny Vaccar...More >>
    A short week, a ton of injuries, a ton of penalties, and a very un-Brees-like play at the end of the contest, all equaled a 20-17 loss for the Saints in Atlanta. The Saints lost key contributors in the contest due to injury. Do-everything running back Alvin Kamara took a helmet-to-helmet hit from former LSU Tiger Deion Jones. Kamara went into concussion protocol after the hit. Two other Saints exited the game with concussions, offensive lineman Senio Kelemete and safety Kenny Vaccar...More >>
  • Too many injuries to overcome, Saints lose to Falcons 20-17

    Too many injuries to overcome, Saints lose to Falcons 20-17

    Alvin Kamara left the contest with a concussion. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara left the contest with a concussion. Source: Nola.com

    Jesuit alum Deion Jones intercepted Drew Brees with under two minutes to go in the game, killing a possible tying or winning score by the Saints. The Falcons escaped with a 20-17 victory.  Brees went 26-of-35 passing for 271 yards, with two touchdowns and a pick. He found Tommylee Lewis for a 26-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and Michael Thomas caught a 1-yard touchdown in the third. The Saints lost key contributors in the contest due to injury. Do-everything running bac...

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    Jesuit alum Deion Jones intercepted Drew Brees with under two minutes to go in the game, killing a possible tying or winning score by the Saints. The Falcons escaped with a 20-17 victory.  Brees went 26-of-35 passing for 271 yards, with two touchdowns and a pick. He found Tommylee Lewis for a 26-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and Michael Thomas caught a 1-yard touchdown in the third. The Saints lost key contributors in the contest due to injury. Do-everything running bac...

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  • Ingram and Lattimore active for Saints-Falcons game

    Ingram and Lattimore active for Saints-Falcons game

    Marshon Lattimore will suit up for the Saints after missing the last two games. Source: Mark LaGrangeMarshon Lattimore will suit up for the Saints after missing the last two games. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Running back Mark Ingram (toe) and Marshon Lattimore (ankle) will be active for the Saints-Falcons game. Lattimore missed the last two contest after injuring his ankle in the Washington game. Safety Marcus Williams is also active after missing last week's Panthers game.  Saints inactives for their road game in Atlanta: Safety Rafael Bush, running back Jonathan Williams, tight end Garrett Griffin, offensive lineman Andrus Peat, offensive lineman Cameron Tom, wide receiver Austin ...More >>
    Running back Mark Ingram (toe) and Marshon Lattimore (ankle) will be active for the Saints-Falcons game. Lattimore missed the last two contest after injuring his ankle in the Washington game. Safety Marcus Williams is also active after missing last week's Panthers game.  Saints inactives for their road game in Atlanta: Safety Rafael Bush, running back Jonathan Williams, tight end Garrett Griffin, offensive lineman Andrus Peat, offensive lineman Cameron Tom, wide receiver Austin ...More >>
  • Brees ready to renew rivalry with the Falcons

    Brees ready to renew rivalry with the Falcons

    Drew Brees and the Saints meet up with Atlanta Thursday night. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees and the Saints meet up with Atlanta Thursday night. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints will matchup with their oldest rival in a new spot. They’ll meet the falcons tomorrow for the first time inside the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For Drew Brees and company, this rivalry has always been intense, mainly because both teams have enjoyed success over the last decade. They’re a great team, and they’ve won a ton of games since we’ve been here over the last 12 years. We’ve had some great battles with those guys regardless of the ...

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    The Saints will matchup with their oldest rival in a new spot. They’ll meet the falcons tomorrow for the first time inside the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For Drew Brees and company, this rivalry has always been intense, mainly because both teams have enjoyed success over the last decade. They’re a great team, and they’ve won a ton of games since we’ve been here over the last 12 years. We’ve had some great battles with those guys regardless of the ...

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  • NOLA t-shirt shop to have banner poking fun at Falcons fly over stadium during match-up with Saints

    NOLA t-shirt shop to have banner poking fun at Falcons fly over stadium during match-up with Saints

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    A t-shirt shop based in New Orleans, known for their products featuring inside New Orleans jokes and phrases, is planning to have a banner flown over the stadium during the Falcons vs. Saints game on Thursday night.

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    A t-shirt shop based in New Orleans, known for their products featuring inside New Orleans jokes and phrases, is planning to have a banner flown over the stadium during the Falcons vs. Saints game on Thursday night.

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  • Saints can possibly clinch playoff berth this weekend

    Saints can possibly clinch playoff berth this weekend

    Alvin Kamara and the Saints play the Falcons Thursday night. Source: Mark LaGrangeAlvin Kamara and the Saints play the Falcons Thursday night. Source: Mark LaGrange
    If the Saints beat the Falcons Thursday night, a possible playoff berth could be coming Sunday afternoon if things fall in New Orleans favor. Here's the scenarios for clinching a spot in the postseason: Saints win and  Carolina loss, Detroit loss, OR Carolina loss, Dallas loss OR Green Bay loss, Detroit loss Panthers host the Vikings, Lions visit the Bucs, Cowboys visit the Giants, and Green Bay is on the road at the Browns. All games kickoff at 12 p.m. Copy...More >>
    If the Saints beat the Falcons Thursday night, a possible playoff berth could be coming Sunday afternoon if things fall in New Orleans favor. Here's the scenarios for clinching a spot in the postseason: Saints win and  Carolina loss, Detroit loss, OR Carolina loss, Dallas loss OR Green Bay loss, Detroit loss Panthers host the Vikings, Lions visit the Bucs, Cowboys visit the Giants, and Green Bay is on the road at the Browns. All games kickoff at 12 p.m. Copy...More >>
  • Peat out for Falcons game, Lattimore questionable

    Peat out for Falcons game, Lattimore questionable

    Andrus peat will miss the Falcons game with a groin injury. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAndrus peat will miss the Falcons game with a groin injury. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Andrus Peat will miss the pivotal Saints-Falcons matchup due to a groin injury.

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    Andrus Peat will miss the pivotal Saints-Falcons matchup due to a groin injury.

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  • No need to change now, expect a lot of Pooka in the Dome

    No need to change now, expect a lot of Pooka in the Dome

    Pooka Williams and Hahnville face Zachary Saturday night in the Dome. Source: Jarrod MonaretPooka Williams and Hahnville face Zachary Saturday night in the Dome. Source: Jarrod Monaret
    Pooka Williams racked up 213 yards rushing, scored four touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return in Hahnville's 43-42 overtime victory over Acadiana in the Class 5A semifinals. Expect more of the same Saturday night in the Superdome against Zachary. The first three playoff games for Hahnville, Williams ran for over 300 yards in each contest. The Tigers rarely pass the ball, and opposing teams know Pooka will get his touches in. So will Hahnville Head Coach Nick Saltaforma...More >>
    Pooka Williams racked up 213 yards rushing, scored four touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return in Hahnville's 43-42 overtime victory over Acadiana in the Class 5A semifinals. Expect more of the same Saturday night in the Superdome against Zachary. The first three playoff games for Hahnville, Williams ran for over 300 yards in each contest. The Tigers rarely pass the ball, and opposing teams know Pooka will get his touches in. So will Hahnville Head Coach Nick Saltaforma...More >>
  • Saints prepare for tough turnaround with Falcons game Thursday

    Saints prepare for tough turnaround with Falcons game Thursday

    Alvin Kamara and the Saints face Atlanta on Thursday. Source: Mark LaGrangeAlvin Kamara and the Saints face Atlanta on Thursday. Source: Mark LaGrange

    It’s the game week no NFL player looks forward to. The Saints will travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons on Thursday night, and the players say getting their bodies ready on such short rest is a major challenge. 

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    It’s the game week no NFL player looks forward to. The Saints will travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons on Thursday night, and the players say getting their bodies ready on such short rest is a major challenge. 

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  • Saints running back duo in search of nickname

    Saints running back duo in search of nickname

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Following Sunday's game, Ingram and Kamara told FOX Sports that the duo does not have a nickname, but they are in search of one and don't want it to be self-proclaimed. 

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    Following Sunday's game, Ingram and Kamara told FOX Sports that the duo does not have a nickname, but they are in search of one and don't want it to be self-proclaimed. 

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  • PHOTOS: Play-by-play of Saints' significant win over Panthers

    PHOTOS: Play-by-play of Saints' significant win over Panthers

    The Saints improved to 9-3 on the season after beating Carolina, and now hold a one game lead over the Panthers (8-4) in the NFC South. 

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    The Saints improved to 9-3 on the season after beating Carolina, and now hold a one game lead over the Panthers (8-4) in the NFC South. 

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  • Saints earn 'significant' win over Carolina

    Saints earn 'significant' win over Carolina

    Alvin Kamara racked up 126 yards of total offense against Carolina. Source: Mark LaGrangeAlvin Kamara racked up 126 yards of total offense against Carolina. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints improved to 9-3 on the season after beating Carolina, and now hold a one game lead over the Panthers (8-4) in the NFC South. If the teams tie for the division lead, the Saints would advance with the head-to-head tiebreaker. The Black and Gold beat the Panthers in both matchups this season. The Saints hold the 4th spot in the NFC conference with only four games left in the regular season. "I think it's significant in a division with a good run defense. It was sig...

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    The Saints improved to 9-3 on the season after beating Carolina, and now hold a one game lead over the Panthers (8-4) in the NFC South. If the teams tie for the division lead, the Saints would advance with the head-to-head tiebreaker. The Black and Gold beat the Panthers in both matchups this season. The Saints hold the 4th spot in the NFC conference with only four games left in the regular season. "I think it's significant in a division with a good run defense. It was sig...

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  • Saints players to sport custom cleats as part of My Cause My Cleats initiative

    Saints players to sport custom cleats as part of My Cause My Cleats initiative

    Source: New Orleans SaintsSource: New Orleans Saints

    As part of the NFL's My Cause My Cleats initiative, some Saints players will be sporting custom cleats in Sunday's game against Carolina. 

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    As part of the NFL's My Cause My Cleats initiative, some Saints players will be sporting custom cleats in Sunday's game against Carolina. 

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  • Saints' Michael Thomas on growth as football player: 'It's a learning process week in and week out'

    Saints' Michael Thomas on growth as football player: 'It's a learning process week in and week out'

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    FOX 8's Sean Fazende sat down with Saints receiver Michael Thomas to talk about the ups and downs of the season. 

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    FOX 8's Sean Fazende sat down with Saints receiver Michael Thomas to talk about the ups and downs of the season. 

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  • Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-23 15:37:22 GMT
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    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to...

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    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

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  • No. 24 LSU falls 57-48 to No. 7 South Carolina

    No. 24 LSU falls 57-48 to No. 7 South Carolina

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-23 10:40:04 GMT
    LSU Basketball (Source: WAFB)LSU Basketball (Source: WAFB)
    LSU Basketball (Source: WAFB)LSU Basketball (Source: WAFB)

    The No. 24 LSU women’s basketball team had its three-game win streak snapped by the No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks by a score of 57-48 at Colonial Life Arena Thursday.

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    The No. 24 LSU women’s basketball team had its three-game win streak snapped by the No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks by a score of 57-48 at Colonial Life Arena Thursday.

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  • LSU picks up 2 shutouts on first day of Libby Matson

    LSU picks up 2 shutouts on first day of Libby Matson

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:04 AM EST2018-02-23 10:04:57 GMT
    Allie Walljasper (Source: WAFB)Allie Walljasper (Source: WAFB)

    The seventh-ranked LSU softball team picked up two shutout victories on day one of the Libby Matson Tournament, defeating San Jose State, 4-0 and Pacific, 9-0 in five innings. The Tigers improve to 12-0 on the season.

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    The seventh-ranked LSU softball team picked up two shutout victories on day one of the Libby Matson Tournament, defeating San Jose State, 4-0 and Pacific, 9-0 in five innings. The Tigers improve to 12-0 on the season.

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