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  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.More >>
  • Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:16:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:48:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.More >>
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)

    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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  • Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Pelicans introduce offseason signings Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton

    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle pose with their Pels jerseys. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
    The Pelicans rolled out their big offseason signings introducing Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton. Payton is a West Bank native, played his college ball for the Ragin' Cajuns'. But all those local connections didn't factor into being with the Pels. "Not really to be honest. I felt like this was the best fit. So it didn't matter where this team was, whatever. Dell said that too in a meeting. I felt like this was the best fit team for me at the time," said Pelicans guard ...More >>
  • Astros drop another one to A's, 6-4

    Astros drop another one to A's, 6-4

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:38 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:38:52 GMT
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)

    Mark Canha's two-RBI single in Oakland's three-run eighth inning lifted the Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday.

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    Mark Canha's two-RBI single in Oakland's three-run eighth inning lifted the Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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  • Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:46:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.More >>
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.More >>
  • Former LSU star Alex Bregman invited to 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

    Former LSU star Alex Bregman invited to 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:59:10 GMT
    Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will participate in this year's MLB All-Star Home Run Derby.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will participate in this year's MLB All-Star Home Run Derby.

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  • Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:34:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:38:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.More >>
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.More >>
  • Astros fall 8-3 to A's

    Astros fall 8-3 to A's

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:31:24 GMT
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)

    Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis added three RBIs as the Oakland Athletics jumped on Lance McCullers Jr. early and cruised to an 8-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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    Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis added three RBIs as the Oakland Athletics jumped on Lance McCullers Jr. early and cruised to an 8-3 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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  • Pacman Jones attacked at airport

    Pacman Jones attacked at airport

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:20:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:11:33 GMT

    An airport worker was suspended after police said he got into a fist fight with the NFL star.

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    An airport worker was suspended after police said he got into a fist fight with the NFL star.

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  • Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:13:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.More >>
  • Astros beat A's 6-5 on bizarre play in 11th inning

    Astros beat A's 6-5 on bizarre play in 11th inning

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:55:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:26:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Houston.
    Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy's throwing error handed the Houston Astros a 6-5 victory...More >>
    Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy's throwing error handed the Houston Astros a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics.More >>
  • Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

    Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:03:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:40:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FILE - In this Saturday, May 26, 2018 file photo Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FILE - In this Saturday, May 26, 2018 file photo Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in...
    Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain.More >>
    Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain.More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneLarry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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  • Former LSU pitcher Aaron Nola leads Phillies to 3-1 win over Mets

    Former LSU pitcher Aaron Nola leads Phillies to 3-1 win over Mets

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:42:17 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Aaron Nola allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and lashed a three-run double that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday for a split of their twinight doubleheader.

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    Aaron Nola allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and lashed a three-run double that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday for a split of their twinight doubleheader.

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  • Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

    Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-09 16:54:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:21:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018.
    The last of the women's top-10 seeds has been knocked out at Wimbledon after Kiki Bertens beat No. 7 Karolina Pliskova.More >>
    The last of the women's top-10 seeds has been knocked out at Wimbledon after Kiki Bertens beat No. 7 Karolina Pliskova.More >>
  • Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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  • Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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  • Daredevil Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

    Daredevil Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:36:52 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:31:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Travis Pastrana jumps a row of crushed cars on a motorcycle, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Pastrana is attempting to recreate three of Evel Knievel's iconic motorcycle jumps on Sunday, including the leap over the fountains...(AP Photo/John Locher). Travis Pastrana jumps a row of crushed cars on a motorcycle, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Pastrana is attempting to recreate three of Evel Knievel's iconic motorcycle jumps on Sunday, including the leap over the fountains...
    Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps.More >>
    Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps.More >>
  • Former LSU stars Bregman, Nola named 2018 MLB All-Stars

    Former LSU stars Bregman, Nola named 2018 MLB All-Stars

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:01:15 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Former LSU all-Americans Aaron Nola and Alex Bregman were named Sunday night to the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters, increasing the Tigers’ all-time total of MLB All-Stars to 12.

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    Former LSU all-Americans Aaron Nola and Alex Bregman were named Sunday night to the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters, increasing the Tigers’ all-time total of MLB All-Stars to 12.

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  • Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:04:26 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-09 00:39:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.More >>
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.More >>
  • Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

    Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

    Saturday, July 7 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-07 21:13:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:04:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates after scores penalty shootout during the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates after scores penalty shootout during the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    Croatia ended Russia's surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals.More >>
    Croatia ended Russia's surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals.More >>
  • England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

    England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:06:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-08 19:28:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). England's Harry Maguire celebrates after scoring his side opening goal during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). England's Harry Maguire celebrates after scoring his side opening goal during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.More >>
    England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.More >>
  • Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2nd UFC title belt

    Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2nd UFC title belt

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-07-08 04:56:57 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-07-08 18:33:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Derrick Lewis kicks Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 226, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Derrick Lewis kicks Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 226, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC's heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt.More >>
    Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC's heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt.More >>
  • Bregman, Gurriel homer in Astros' 12-6 win over White Sox

    Bregman, Gurriel homer in Astros' 12-6 win over White Sox

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:44:08 GMT

    Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman each homered and Charlie Morton won his 11th as the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 12-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

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    Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman each homered and Charlie Morton won his 11th as the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 12-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

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  • Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    Pelicans top Heat for second-consecutive Summer League victory

    The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)The Pelicans won their second-consecutive Summer League game Saturday. (Source: Pelicans team website)
    Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)Trevon Blueitt was a key fixture on the Pels summer team. (Source: Pelicans team website)

    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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    A day after defeating the Toronto Raptors in their first 2018 NBA Summer League contest, the Pelicans kept up their stellar play, picking up a 110-84 win, Saturday, over the Miami Heat. 

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  • Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Pelicans' Frank Jackson to miss rest of summer league with injury

    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)
    Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)Guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the Summer League with an ankle injury. (FOX 8 Photo)

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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    The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that guard Frank Jackson will miss the rest of the NBA Summer League with an ankle injury. 

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  • Pels open Summer League with a victory, Frank Jackson leaves with injury

    Pels open Summer League with a victory, Frank Jackson leaves with injury

    Frank Jackson left the game with a left ankle injury. Source: Pelicans.comFrank Jackson left the game with a left ankle injury. Source: Pelicans.com

    The Pelicans opened their summer league campaign with a 90-77 victory over the Raptors, but it came with an injury price. 

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    The Pelicans opened their summer league campaign with a 90-77 victory over the Raptors, but it came with an injury price. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins

    Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)

    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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  • Astros win on road again with 5-3 victory at rival Rangers

    Astros win on road again with 5-3 victory at rival Rangers

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:59:25 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Josh Reddick and Tony Kemp homered, Dallas Keuchel worked seven solid innings to win for only the second time in his last nine starts and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night.

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    Josh Reddick and Tony Kemp homered, Dallas Keuchel worked seven solid innings to win for only the second time in his last nine starts and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
  • Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarterfinals

    Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarterfinals

    Monday, July 2 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-02 16:15:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 4:38 AM EDT2018-07-03 08:38:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018.
    Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.More >>
    Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.More >>
  • DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    DeMarcus Cousins to join Warriors for $5.3 million

    Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins reportedly agreed to a deal Monday with the Golden State Warriors. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)
    Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st.  (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)Demarcus Cousins will be a free agent on July 1st. (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)

    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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    A year and a half after leaving Sacramento for New Orleans in a trade, DeMarcus Cousins is going back to California, where he will sign with the Golden State Warriors on a one year deal worth $5.3 million. 

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  • Former Laker forward Julius Randle agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Former Laker forward Julius Randle agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Julius Randle (30) agreed to a deal with the Pelicans, Monday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    On the same day that the Pelicans lose a former Kentucky player, they bring in another. A source confirms to FOX 8 Sports that the Pelicans agreed to a contract, Monday, with former Los Angeles Laker forward Julius Randle. 

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    On the same day that the Pelicans lose a former Kentucky player, they bring in another. A source confirms to FOX 8 Sports that the Pelicans agreed to a contract, Monday, with former Los Angeles Laker forward Julius Randle. 

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  • Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Pelicans reportedly lose Rajon Rondo to Lakers in free agency

    Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)Guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. (Source: N.O. Pelicans)

    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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    Rajon Rondo's rise to New Orleans prominence during the Pelicans' 2018 playoff run has already faded as the 13th-year guard is reportedly signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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  • Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

    Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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    Less than 24 hours into the new NBA season and the free agent signing period and the Pelicans are making some noise, agreeing to terms with a hometown product.  Former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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  • LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

    LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

    Sunday, July 1 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-02 00:25:28 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-02 21:13:30 GMT
    (Gregory Shamus/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals, in Cleveland. The Phil...(Gregory Shamus/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals, in Cleveland. The Phil...
    LeBron signing with Lakers, leaves Cavaliers for second time.More >>
    LeBron signing with Lakers, leaves Cavaliers for second time.More >>
  • Alex Bregman earns AL Player of the Week honors

    Alex Bregman earns AL Player of the Week honors

    Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFBSource: Josh Auzenne/WAFB

    Former LSU baseball star Alex Bregman has been name the American League Player of the Week.  

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    Former LSU baseball star Alex Bregman has been name the American League Player of the Week.  

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  • Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race in wild finish

    Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race in wild finish

    Sunday, July 1 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-07-01 22:11:39 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-07-02 12:13:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kyle Busch celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, July 1, 2018.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kyle Busch celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, July 1, 2018.
    Kyle Busch outduels Kyle Larson for wild NASCAR Cup Series win at Chicagoland.More >>
    Kyle Busch outduels Kyle Larson for wild NASCAR Cup Series win at Chicagoland.More >>
  • Putt for dough: Toms rolls in 2 big ones for US Senior Open

    Putt for dough: Toms rolls in 2 big ones for US Senior Open

    Sunday, July 1 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-07-02 01:05:20 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-07-02 04:19:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). David Toms follows the flight of his shot off the first tee during the final round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at The Broadmoor Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). David Toms follows the flight of his shot off the first tee during the final round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at The Broadmoor Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
    David Toms made one long putt to take the lead, then another one to preserve it and hang onto a one-shot victory at the U.S. Senior Open.More >>
    David Toms made one long putt to take the lead, then another one to preserve it and hang onto a one-shot victory at the U.S. Senior Open.More >>
  • Bregman hits 5th HR in 6 games, but Astros fall 5-2 to Rays

    Bregman hits 5th HR in 6 games, but Astros fall 5-2 to Rays

    Saturday, June 30 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-07-01 01:45:54 GMT
    Source: RaycommediaSource: Raycommedia

    Alex Bregman got the Astros on the board with a two-run homer in the sixth off Vidal Nuno. It was Bregman's 16th home run and his fifth in six games.

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    Alex Bregman got the Astros on the board with a two-run homer in the sixth off Vidal Nuno. It was Bregman's 16th home run and his fifth in six games.

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  • Houston Texans safety Andre Hal holds 4th annual football camp in Port Allen

    Houston Texans safety Andre Hal holds 4th annual football camp in Port Allen

    Saturday, June 30 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-07-01 00:41:29 GMT
    2018 Andre Hal Football Academy (Source: WAFB)2018 Andre Hal Football Academy (Source: WAFB)

    For the fourth year in a row, Port Allen native and current Houston Texan, Andre Hal, was back in his hometown giving back to kids at his annual football academy.

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    For the fourth year in a row, Port Allen native and current Houston Texan, Andre Hal, was back in his hometown giving back to kids at his annual football academy.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
  • LeBron James to opt out of contract with Cleveland Cavaliers and become free agent, reports say

    LeBron James to opt out of contract with Cleveland Cavaliers and become free agent, reports say

    Saturday, June 30 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-06-30 14:56:37 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    Cavaliers star LeBron James has informed team officials that he intends to opt out of the final contract year with Cleveland and will become an unrestricted free agent.

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    Cavaliers star LeBron James has informed team officials that he intends to opt out of the final contract year with Cleveland and will become an unrestricted free agent.

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  • Rays beat Houston 3-2, end Astros’ 11-game road win streak

    Rays beat Houston 3-2, end Astros’ 11-game road win streak

    Friday, June 29 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-06-30 02:44:41 GMT

    Wilmer Font and four relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Houston 3-2 on Friday night to snap the Astros’ 11-game road winning streak.

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    Wilmer Font and four relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Houston 3-2 on Friday night to snap the Astros’ 11-game road winning streak.

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  • Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)

    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)
    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)

    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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  • NFL fines outgoing Panthers owner Jerry Richardson $2.75 million following misconduct investigation

    NFL fines outgoing Panthers owner Jerry Richardson $2.75 million following misconduct investigation

    Thursday, June 28 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-28 18:17:47 GMT
    (Credit David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)(Credit David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the findings and conclusions in the investigation into workplace misconduct by Richardson Thursday.

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    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the findings and conclusions in the investigation into workplace misconduct by Richardson Thursday.

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  • Alex Bregman has a monster series against the Blue Jays

    Alex Bregman has a monster series against the Blue Jays

    Thursday, June 28 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-06-28 16:05:52 GMT
    Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)Alex Bregman (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman is on quite a tear for the Houston Astros.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman is on quite a tear for the Houston Astros.

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  • Only at the World Cup: South Koreans become Mexican heroes

    Only at the World Cup: South Koreans become Mexican heroes

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-06-28 02:52:57 GMT
    Wednesday, June 27 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-06-28 02:52:57 GMT
    Mexico fans celebrate with AP Photo/Andrea Comas)Mexico fans celebrate with AP Photo/Andrea Comas)

    South Korea didn't advance at the World Cup, but by winning their final game, neither did the Germans. And so Mexico survived.

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    South Korea didn't advance at the World Cup, but by winning their final game, neither did the Germans. And so Mexico survived.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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  • Former LSU star, Danielle Hunter, signs extension with Vikings

    Former LSU star, Danielle Hunter, signs extension with Vikings

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-06-27 17:29:11 GMT
    LSU DE Danielle Hunter stops SHSU RB Donavan Williams for no gain. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)LSU DE Danielle Hunter stops SHSU RB Donavan Williams for no gain. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

    Former LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter has signed a big contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings.

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    Former LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter has signed a big contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings.

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