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  • Saints issue response to comments by President Trump

    Saints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrangeSaints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrange

    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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  • Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare Thursday night thriller

    Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare Thursday night thriller

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-09-22 06:55:32 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:38:17 GMT
    What many expected to be a typical Thursday night snoozer between a couple of teams lacking star power turned into quite a thriller.More >>
    What many expected to be a typical Thursday night snoozer between a couple of teams lacking star power turned into quite a thriller.More >>
  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:15:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:59:20 GMT

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

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    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

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  • Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:55:35 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:28:17 GMT
    (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “R...(Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “R...

    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

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    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

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  • Tre'Davious White mentioned as an early rookie of the year candidate

    Tre'Davious White mentioned as an early rookie of the year candidate

    Former LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White is No. 2 on the Pro Football Focus week two rookie of the year candidates. 

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    Former LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White is No. 2 on the Pro Football Focus week two rookie of the year candidates. 

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  • Former LSU safety off to a great start for the Jets

    Former LSU safety off to a great start for the Jets

    Jamal Adams was a star at LSU and is well on his way to being one in the NFL. 

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    Jamal Adams was a star at LSU and is well on his way to being one in the NFL. 

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  • Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

    Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:45:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:58:06 GMT
    Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died.More >>
    Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died.More >>
  • Former LSU second baseman having an All-Star season with the Rockies

    Former LSU second baseman having an All-Star season with the Rockies

    Former LSU second baseman DJ LeMahieu is having quite the year for the Colorado Rockies.

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    Former LSU second baseman DJ LeMahieu is having quite the year for the Colorado Rockies.

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  • Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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  • Cleveland Browns favored to win a game for 1st time in 2 years

    Cleveland Browns favored to win a game for 1st time in 2 years

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:39:09 GMT
    DeShone Kizer is the favored to win a game for the first time in his NFL career. (Source AP Images)DeShone Kizer is the favored to win a game for the first time in his NFL career. (Source AP Images)

    The Cleveland Browns are the Las Vegas favorite to win a game for first time since the 2015 season.

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    The Cleveland Browns are the Las Vegas favorite to win a game for first time since the 2015 season.

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  • Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp

    Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...More >>
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...More >>
  • Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)

    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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  • Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Greg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.comGreg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
  • Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

    Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

    Sunday, September 17 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-17 20:31:12 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:04:02 GMT
    Tom Brady has rarely looked better than he did in a 36-20 victory over the Saints.More >>
    Tom Brady has rarely looked better than he did in a 36-20 victory over the Saints.More >>
  • Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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  • Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Tom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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  • 22 and through: Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22

    22 and through: Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:39:15 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-09-16 20:30:51 GMT

    Indians' winning streak stopped at 22 with 4-3 loss to Royals.

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    Indians' winning streak stopped at 22 with 4-3 loss to Royals.

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  • Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

    Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-09-15 12:38:54 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:39:35 GMT
    President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.".More >>
    President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.".More >>
  • Le'Veon Bell gets top billing in AP running back rankings

    Le'Veon Bell gets top billing in AP running back rankings

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:18:57 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:31:55 GMT
    Beginning his fifth NFL season, Le'Veon Bell has only logged 51 games for Pittsburgh, including the playoffs.More >>
    Beginning his fifth NFL season, Le'Veon Bell has only logged 51 games for Pittsburgh, including the playoffs.More >>
  • Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

    Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:52:22 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:23:01 GMT
    The Bengals replace offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone.More >>
    The Bengals replace offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone.More >>
  • Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

    Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-15 02:48:32 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:33:43 GMT

    On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins.

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    On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins.

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  • Saints fans face new security measures at Superdome

    Saints fans face new security measures at Superdome

    Saints fans will face some new security this season. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Saints fans will face some new security this season. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The New Orleans Saints hit the practice field today preparing for the reigning Super Bowl champions coming to town this weekend. 

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    The New Orleans Saints hit the practice field today preparing for the reigning Super Bowl champions coming to town this weekend. 

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  • ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets

    ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-09-14 14:38:20 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:22 AM EDT2017-09-15 06:22:29 GMT
    ESPN says it has accepted the apology of host Jemele Hill for tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist and bigot.More >>
    ESPN says it has accepted the apology of host Jemele Hill for tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist and bigot.More >>
  • NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Elliott suspension

    NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Elliott suspension

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-09-14 01:27:52 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-09-14 19:49:36 GMT
    The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case.More >>
    The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case.More >>
  • Final Word: Saints cornerback questions

    Final Word: Saints cornerback questions

    Source: Edwin GoodeSource: Edwin Goode

    The Saints' season-opening loss to Minnesota saw Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford post a career-high quarterback rating of 143.0 while receiver Adam Thielen collected the second-most receiving yards of his career and fellow wideout Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for just the second time in his career.

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    The Saints' season-opening loss to Minnesota saw Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford post a career-high quarterback rating of 143.0 while receiver Adam Thielen collected the second-most receiving yards of his career and fellow wideout Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for just the second time in his career.

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  • Racism banner gets fans removed from Fenway Park in Boston

    Racism banner gets fans removed from Fenway Park in Boston

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-09-14 01:48:05 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-09-14 16:52:08 GMT

    A few fans seated above the Green Monster held a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston's game against Oakland at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.

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    A few fans seated above the Green Monster held a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston's game against Oakland at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.

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  • White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

    White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:47 AM EDT2017-09-13 05:47:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-14 12:29:06 GMT

    ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill's tweets one day after she called President Trump "a white supremacist" and "a bigot."

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    ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill's tweets one day after she called President Trump "a white supremacist" and "a bigot."

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  • 21 club: Indians set AL record with 21st straight win

    21 club: Indians set AL record with 21st straight win

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:27:41 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 2:20 AM EDT2017-09-14 06:20:05 GMT
    Eds: Indians 5, Tigers 3. Indians 5, Tigers 3. Will be updated. Will be updated.More >>
    Eds: Indians 5, Tigers 3. Indians 5, Tigers 3. Will be updated. Will be updated.More >>
  • Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.comDrew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.com

    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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  • Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

    Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-09-13 14:51:56 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-09-14 02:31:26 GMT
    Tony Stewart has pledged his "unwavering" support to Danica Patrick as her driving career appears to be coming to an end.More >>
    Tony Stewart has pledged his "unwavering" support to Danica Patrick as her driving career appears to be coming to an end.More >>
  • Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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  • Final Word: Tough to trade Adrian Peterson now

    Final Word: Tough to trade Adrian Peterson now

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Monday night's loss in Minnesota, featuring an exchange between Sean Payton and Adrian Peterson that both men said was not heated, has left some Saints fans dissatisfied with the offseason signing of the future Hall of Fame running back. 

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    Monday night's loss in Minnesota, featuring an exchange between Sean Payton and Adrian Peterson that both men said was not heated, has left some Saints fans dissatisfied with the offseason signing of the future Hall of Fame running back. 

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  • Roaring 20: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

    Roaring 20: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-09-13 02:17:38 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-09-13 16:01:12 GMT

    Indians equal AL record with 20th straight win, matching 2002 "Moneyball" Athletics.

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    Indians equal AL record with 20th straight win, matching 2002 "Moneyball" Athletics.

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  • Awkward 'MNF' debut makes ESPN's Sergio Dipp an online star

    Awkward 'MNF' debut makes ESPN's Sergio Dipp an online star

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-12 12:29:10 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-09-12 18:32:48 GMT
    ESPN sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an unlikely star of "Monday Night Football" thanks to an awkward debut.More >>
    ESPN sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an unlikely star of "Monday Night Football" thanks to an awkward debut.More >>
  • Cook upstages Peterson as Vikings turn the page at RB

    Cook upstages Peterson as Vikings turn the page at RB

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:07 AM EDT2017-09-12 06:07:46 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 1:11 PM EDT2017-09-12 17:11:16 GMT
    Dalvin Cook's debut upstages the return of Adrian Peterson, as Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19.More >>
    Dalvin Cook's debut upstages the return of Adrian Peterson, as Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19.More >>
  • Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Rewind: Week 1 continues September struggles

    Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Rewind: Week 1 continues September struggles

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Monday night's 29-19 loss in Minnesota marks the eighth straight September game that the New Orleans Saints have lost, a streak that FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson sees as a sign of more trouble on the horizon.

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    Monday night's 29-19 loss in Minnesota marks the eighth straight September game that the New Orleans Saints have lost, a streak that FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson sees as a sign of more trouble on the horizon.

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  • Report: Cardinals RB David Johnson to be placed on injured reserve list

    Report: Cardinals RB David Johnson to be placed on injured reserve list

    Monday, September 11 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-09-11 18:35:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-09-12 15:53:20 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) walks off the field with medical staff for X-rays during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Jose Juarez)Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) walks off the field with medical staff for X-rays during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

    Coming off a record season, Johnson stunted and was knocked out of the game with a wrist injury in a 35-23 loss Sunday against the Detroit Lions. 

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    Coming off a record season, Johnson stunted and was knocked out of the game with a wrist injury in a 35-23 loss Sunday against the Detroit Lions. 

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  • Broncos block late FG, top Chargers 24-21 in Joseph's debut

    Broncos block late FG, top Chargers 24-21 in Joseph's debut

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 1:47 AM EDT2017-09-12 05:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-12 07:48:46 GMT
    Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with a second left, and the Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.More >>
    Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with a second left, and the Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.More >>
  • Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Adrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPNAdrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPN

    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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  • Bradford, Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19 in opener

    Bradford, Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19 in opener

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:37:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-09-12 05:59:49 GMT
    Sam Bradford throws for three TDs as Minnesota Vikings cruise past New Orleans Saints 29-19.More >>
    Sam Bradford throws for three TDs as Minnesota Vikings cruise past New Orleans Saints 29-19.More >>
  • NFL moving quickly to reverse halt on Elliott's 6-game ban

    NFL moving quickly to reverse halt on Elliott's 6-game ban

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:27:33 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:40:00 GMT
    The NFL is moving quickly to reverse a federal judge's decision that blocked the league's six-game suspension of Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott in a domestic violence case.More >>
    The NFL is moving quickly to reverse a federal judge's decision that blocked the league's six-game suspension of Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott in a domestic violence case.More >>
  • Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.com
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
  • After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    Adrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrangeAdrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years. 

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    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years.

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  • Sweet 16: After 2 rough years, Nadal back on top at US Open

    Sweet 16: After 2 rough years, Nadal back on top at US Open

    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-09-10 17:57:06 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:31:17 GMT

    Rafael Nadal will play for his 16th Grand Slam title and third at the U.S. Open when he faces No. 28 seed Kevin Anderson in the final.

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    Rafael Nadal will play for his 16th Grand Slam title and third at the U.S. Open when he faces No. 28 seed Kevin Anderson in the final.

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  • Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints find themselves on a national spotlight as they start the season in prime time with new signing Adrian Peterson.

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    The Saints find themselves on a national spotlight as they start the season in prime time with new signing Adrian Peterson.

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  • Saints will stay aggressive on offense, no matter the opponent

    Saints will stay aggressive on offense, no matter the opponent

    Drew Brees enters his 12th season with the Black and Gold. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees enters his 12th season with the Black and Gold. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota is where the Saints will open their season Monday night. The Black and Gold will face a Vikings defense that thrives on takeaways. 

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    US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota is where the Saints will open their season Monday night. The Black and Gold will face a Vikings defense that thrives on takeaways. 

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  • Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Sunday, September 10 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-09-10 20:55:23 GMT
    Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)

    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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  • Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

    Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

    Saturday, September 9 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-09 17:27:44 GMT
    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-09-10 17:41:10 GMT

    Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens are set to meet in the first all-American final at the U.S. Open since the Williams sisters played each other for the title in 2002.

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    Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens are set to meet in the first all-American final at the U.S. Open since the Williams sisters played each other for the title in 2002.

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  • Concerns about Saints offense: Final Word responses on Game Plan, Week 1

    Concerns about Saints offense: Final Word responses on Game Plan, Week 1

    Source: Raycom Saints BroadcastSource: Raycom Saints Broadcast

    You've got questions? We've got answers.

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    You've got questions? We've got answers.

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  • Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Head Coach Sean Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

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    Head Coach Sean Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

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  • Brees knows importance of season opener

    Brees knows importance of season opener

    Drew Brees knows how much a fast start means to his team. Source: Mark LaGrangeDrew Brees knows how much a fast start means to his team. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Drew Brees has never played a game in U.S. Bank Stadium, but he has been told one key trait about Minnesota's homefield. "Just heard it's loud. Heard it's very loud," Brees said.  It figures to be even louder Monday night when the Saints open their season there against the Vikings. Brees knows game will be just 1/16th of their season, but he also knows his team is coming off three straight 7-9 season. One of the biggest culprits to their disappointment: slow star...

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    Drew Brees has never played a game in U.S. Bank Stadium, but he has been told one key trait about Minnesota's homefield. "Just heard it's loud. Heard it's very loud," Brees said.  It figures to be even louder Monday night when the Saints open their season there against the Vikings. Brees knows game will be just 1/16th of their season, but he also knows his team is coming off three straight 7-9 season. One of the biggest culprits to their disappointment: slow star...

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  • Saints Injury Report: Stephone Anthony is back on a limited basis

    Saints Injury Report: Stephone Anthony is back on a limited basis

    Anthony missed three preseason games in 2017. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Anthony missed three preseason games in 2017. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints former first-round pick, Stephone Anthony, was back at practice today on a limited basis. Anthony missed most of training camp and three preseason games, but still got the nod to make the Saints 53-man roster last Saturday. DID NOT PRACTICE -Tackle Terron Armstead (shoulder) -Defensive End Trey Hendrickson (illness) -Linebacker Nate Stupar (hamstring) -Long Snapper Jon Derenbos (illness) LIMITED PRACTICE -Linebacker Stephone Anthony (ankle) -Quarterback Chase Daniel (...More >>
    Saints former first-round pick, Stephone Anthony, was back at practice today on a limited basis. Anthony missed most of training camp and three preseason games, but still got the nod to make the Saints 53-man roster last Saturday. DID NOT PRACTICE -Tackle Terron Armstead (shoulder) -Defensive End Trey Hendrickson (illness) -Linebacker Nate Stupar (hamstring) -Long Snapper Jon Derenbos (illness) LIMITED PRACTICE -Linebacker Stephone Anthony (ankle) -Quarterback Chase Daniel (...More >>
  • Browns rookie Myles Garrett has high ankle sprain, status will be updated in 'a couple weeks'

    Browns rookie Myles Garrett has high ankle sprain, status updated in 'a couple weeks'

    Thursday, September 7 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-09-07 12:44:20 GMT
    (Source: WOIO)(Source: WOIO)

    Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has been diagnosed with a high ankle sprain after an injury during Wednesday's practice.

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    Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has been diagnosed with a high ankle sprain after an injury during Wednesday's practice.

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  • Cam Jordan on Vikings matchup: 'We're over-prepared for this game'

    Cam Jordan on Vikings matchup: 'We're over-prepared for this game'

    Cam Jordan registered 7.5 sacks in 2016. FOX 8 Photo/Mark LaGrangeCam Jordan registered 7.5 sacks in 2016. FOX 8 Photo/Mark LaGrange
    It's been preached about every year since Sean Payton has been head coach, but not since 2013 have the Saints gotten off to a fast start to the season. They hope to change that this year. "Preaching that the locker room is different, I think the locker room is different . We're going to come out looking for this win," said defensive end Cam Jordan. "Honestly, that's all we've been preparing for this week is the Vikings, probably half into last week. We're just looking ...More >>
    It's been preached about every year since Sean Payton has been head coach, but not since 2013 have the Saints gotten off to a fast start to the season. They hope to change that this year. "Preaching that the locker room is different, I think the locker room is different . We're going to come out looking for this win," said defensive end Cam Jordan. "Honestly, that's all we've been preparing for this week is the Vikings, probably half into last week. We're just looking ...More >>
  • Saints defense ready to build on promising preseason

    Saints defense ready to build on promising preseason

    Stephone Anthony, Manti Teo and A.J. Klein at Saints training camp. (Source: Source: Garland Gillen)Stephone Anthony, Manti Teo and A.J. Klein at Saints training camp. (Source: Source: Garland Gillen)

    With new additions at every level of the defense, the Saints laid the groundwork to an improved unit. 

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    With new additions at every level of the defense, the Saints laid the groundwork to an improved unit. 

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  • Payton feels a sense of urgency to start season fast

    Payton feels a sense of urgency to start season fast

    A healthy dose of Mark In gram and Adrian Peterson, will no doubt help the Saints succeed early in the 2017 seaso. Source: Mark LaGrangeA healthy dose of Mark In gram and Adrian Peterson, will no doubt help the Saints succeed early in the 2017 seaso. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Starting off with multiple wins in the first four games is a good indicator if the Saints will make the playoffs. The numbers bear that out over the last four seasons on Airline Drive. In 2013, the Saints opened the campaign with five straight wins, finishing the regular season 11-5. In 2014, 2015, and 2016 the Saints finished the regular season 7-9. All three of those seasons the Black and Gold started 1-3. Coach Payton is well aware of a quick start, leading to possible postseason...More >>
    Starting off with multiple wins in the first four games is a good indicator if the Saints will make the playoffs. The numbers bear that out over the last four seasons on Airline Drive. In 2013, the Saints opened the campaign with five straight wins, finishing the regular season 11-5. In 2014, 2015, and 2016 the Saints finished the regular season 7-9. All three of those seasons the Black and Gold started 1-3. Coach Payton is well aware of a quick start, leading to possible postseason...More >>
  • Willie Snead suspended 3 games after DUI this offseason

    Willie Snead suspended 3 games after DUI this offseason

    Willie Snead is suspended for the first three games of the regular season for an offseason DUI. "Obviously it’s unfortunate, and knowing Willie, a bit surprising," said Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. This is a major hit to the Saints offense, with Snead being one of Drew Brees' best weapons. He'll miss games against the Vikings, Patriots, and Panthers. Snead will return week four in London against the Dolphins. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Willie Snead is suspended for the first three games of the regular season for an offseason DUI. "Obviously it’s unfortunate, and knowing Willie, a bit surprising," said Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. This is a major hit to the Saints offense, with Snead being one of Drew Brees' best weapons. He'll miss games against the Vikings, Patriots, and Panthers. Snead will return week four in London against the Dolphins. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Source: Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Source: Saints cut LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)Source: Saints cut LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)
    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti, a league source confirmed to FOX 8 Sports. Mauti returned to the club right before training camp after recovering from a case of ulcerative colitis that forced him to lose nearly fifty pounds. The move came as a bit of a surprise given Mauti's ability on special teams. He served the special teams captain the last two seasons. Mauti , who starred at Mandeville High, joined the team originally during the 2015 season. The Saints have a...More >>
    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti, a league source confirmed to FOX 8 Sports. Mauti returned to the club right before training camp after recovering from a case of ulcerative colitis that forced him to lose nearly fifty pounds. The move came as a bit of a surprise given Mauti's ability on special teams. He served the special teams captain the last two seasons. Mauti , who starred at Mandeville High, joined the team originally during the 2015 season. The Saints have a...More >>
  • Cleveland Browns cut cornerback Joe Haden

    Cleveland Browns cut cornerback Joe Haden

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-08-30 13:08:58 GMT
    Cleveland Browns cut cornerback Joe Haden. (Source: WOIO)Cleveland Browns cut cornerback Joe Haden. (Source: WOIO)

    The Cleveland Browns have released former Pro Bowl defensive back Joe Haden.

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    The Cleveland Browns have released former Pro Bowl defensive back Joe Haden.

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  • The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)

    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a Saints spokesperson.

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    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a spokersperson with the team.

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  • Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    The Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrange
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
  • Bengals: We will support Vontaze Burfict appeal of 5 game suspension

    Bengals: We will support Vontaze Burfict appeal of 5 game suspension

    Monday, August 28 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-08-28 16:04:21 GMT
    Vontaze Burfict (www.bengals.com)Vontaze Burfict (www.bengals.com)

    Bengals Pro Bowl Linebacker Vontaze Burfict is facing a five-game suspension for a hit against the Chiefs’ Anthony Sherman in the Bengals’ second preseason game last week.

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    Bengals Pro Bowl Linebacker Vontaze Burfict is facing a five-game suspension for a hit against the Chiefs’ Anthony Sherman in the Bengals’ second preseason game last week.

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  • Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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  • Adrian Peterson pleased with preseason debut and team progress

    Adrian Peterson pleased with preseason debut and team progress

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    For the first time since 2011, Adrian Peterson saw preseason action and while he started off as a decoy on offense, he eventually got some touches in. 

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    For the first time since 2011, Adrian Peterson saw preseason action and while he started off as a decoy on offense, he eventually got some touches in. 

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  • Saints-Texans Joint Practice: Instant Reaction

    Saints-Texans Joint Practice: Instant Reaction

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    As the Saints wrap up Training Camp 2017, the Houston Texans came to town for a joint practice before Saturday's preseason game.

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    As the Saints wrap up Training Camp 2017, the Houston Texans came to town for a joint practice before Saturday's preseason game.

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  • Who Dat: Saints fan fest marks final day of training camp

    Who Dat: Saints fan fest marks final day of training camp

    (Source: Rob Krieger / FOX 8 Photo)(Source: Rob Krieger / FOX 8 Photo)

    Who Dats have one last chance to see the New Orleans Saints at training camp Thursday.

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    Who Dats have one last chance to see the New Orleans Saints at training camp Thursday.

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  • Mark Ingram, running backs feature most depth on roster

    Mark Ingram, running backs feature most depth on roster

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    With a stable of very capable running backs, there's been no shortage of competition throughout Saints training camp. 

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    With a stable of very capable running backs, there's been no shortage of competition throughout Saints training camp. 

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  • Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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  • Instant analysis of Saints-Chargers workouts day two

    Instant analysis of Saints-Chargers workouts day two

    Drew Brees should see his first action of the preseason Sunday against the Chargers. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees should see his first action of the preseason Sunday against the Chargers. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers wrapped up two days of workouts in Costa Mesa this afternoon. Saturday the Saints will have a walk through, and Sunday they face the Chargers in their second preseason game. Here's the highlights of workout #2. Don't see Saints' Fleener, Harbor, Dural, Lampman, Allen, Anthony, Calhoun, Breaux (obviously). — Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) August 18, 2017   Michael Thomas great catch in traffic for TD during 7 on 7 — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@Sean...More >>
    The Saints and Chargers wrapped up two days of workouts in Costa Mesa this afternoon. Saturday the Saints will have a walk through, and Sunday they face the Chargers in their second preseason game. Here's the highlights of workout #2. Don't see Saints' Fleener, Harbor, Dural, Lampman, Allen, Anthony, Calhoun, Breaux (obviously). — Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) August 18, 2017   Michael Thomas great catch in traffic for TD during 7 on 7 — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@Sean...More >>
  • Saints-Chargers Joint Practice #1: Instant Analysis

    Saints-Chargers Joint Practice #1: Instant Analysis

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    The Saints took their show on the road Thursday to practice with and against the Chargers, in the first of two joint sessions leading up to Sunday's preseason game. Media were only allowed to shoot video for the first 45 minutes of practice but took in all of practice and the following are some quick hits from the action: Some notes from Saints 1st team D vs Chargers1st team O: Anzalone at will in base & nickel# Marcus Williams at safety Crawley & Williams CB — Sea...

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    The Saints took their show on the road Thursday to practice with and against the Chargers, in the first of two joint sessions leading up to Sunday's preseason game. 

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  • No Breaux, next man up at cornerback for the Saints

    Williams knows all too well about injuries taking away playing time. Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneWilliams knows all too well about injuries taking away playing time. Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    With Delvin Breaux out for six weeks, one of the Saints motto's comes into play, next man up. "For all of us. We all have to step it up a notch. Because he's a big part of our defense. We can all play. We need to step it up for him, and also for the defense, to make sure we win games," said cornerback P.J. Williams. Williams missed 14 games last season due to a concussion he suffered at the Giants. Last week against the Browns was his first time hitting an opponent si...More >>
    With Delvin Breaux out for six weeks, one of the Saints motto's comes into play, next man up. "For all of us. We all have to step it up a notch. Because he's a big part of our defense. We can all play. We need to step it up for him, and also for the defense, to make sure we win games," said cornerback P.J. Williams. Williams missed 14 games last season due to a concussion he suffered at the Giants. Last week against the Browns was his first time hitting an opponent si...More >>
  • Former Saints and Pelicans react to medical staff firings

    Former Saints and Pelicans react to medical staff firings

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Wednesday's news of the Saints firing two doctors from their medical staff in lieu of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula being misdiagnosed as a contusion sparked a series of reactions from former Saints and a former Pelican, since both teams share the same medical staff. 

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    Wednesday's news of the Saints firing two doctors from their medical staff in lieu of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula being misdiagnosed as a contusion sparked a series of reactions from former Saints and a former Pelican, since both teams share the same medical staff. 

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  • Sean Payton reacts to Delvin Breaux misdiagnosis

    Sean Payton reacts to Delvin Breaux misdiagnosis

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints took to the field Wednesday for their final practice before heading to California for joint practices with the Chargers but the 16th session of training camp was vastly overshadowed by the news of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula. 

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    The Saints took to the field Wednesday for their final practice before heading to California for joint practices with the Chargers but the 16th session of training camp was vastly overshadowed by the news of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula. 

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  • Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.

    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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  • Payton and Breaux react to trade talk

    Payton and Breaux react to trade talk

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    15 practices are now complete for the Saints but the big news Monday came just before practice began when reports surfaced that the team was shopping Delvin Breaux for a trade. 

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    15 practices are now complete for the Saints but the big news Monday came just before practice began when reports surfaced that the team was shopping Delvin Breaux for a trade

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  • Report: Delvin Breaux on trading block

    Report: Delvin Breaux on trading block

    Delvin Breaux among seven inactives for Saints game against the Cardinals. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Delvin Breaux among seven inactives for Saints game against the Cardinals. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Breaux has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

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    Breaux has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

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  • USM's Cameron Tom fighting to make Saints' 53-man roster

    USM's Cameron Tom fighting to make Saints' 53-man roster

    Monday, August 14 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-08-14 05:10:25 GMT
    USM alum and Saints rookie center Cameron Tom. Courtesy: WDAMUSM alum and Saints rookie center Cameron Tom. Courtesy: WDAM

    A Baton Rouge native, Cameron Tom grew up a Saints fan. The Southern Miss alum dreamt about one day playing for New Orleans. After a storied four-year career at USM, Tom is realizing that dream as a Saints rookie.

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    A Baton Rouge native, Cameron Tom grew up a Saints fan. The Southern Miss alum dreamt about one day playing for New Orleans. After a storied four-year career at USM, Tom is realizing that dream as a Saints rookie.

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  • Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott to appeal 6 game suspension

    Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott to appeal 6 game suspension

    Ezekiel Elliott (Source: Ezekiel Elliott/ Facebook)Ezekiel Elliott (Source: Ezekiel Elliott/ Facebook)

    Dallas Cowboy Running Back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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    Dallas Cowboy Running Back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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  • Fournette scores first pro touchdown in Jaguars' preseason win over New England

    Fournette scores first pro touchdown in Jaguars' preseason win over New England

    Friday, August 11 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-08-11 04:09:45 GMT
    Leonard Fournette scores his first touchdown as a pro. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)Leonard Fournette scores his first touchdown as a pro. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    Former LSU star Leonard Fournette officially kicked off his professional football career. In Foxsboro, the NFL rookie Fournette scored his first NFL touchdown with a 1-yard drive Thursday night for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cole had his first touchdown of his career and @_fournette wanted to join the party. Rookies stealing the show in Foxborough.#WinToday pic.twitter.com/XDceywDcox — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) August 11, 2017 Fournette finished ...

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    Former LSU star Leonard Fournette officially kicked off his professional football career. In Foxsboro, the NFL rookie Fournette scored his first NFL touchdown with a 1-yard drive Thursday night for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cole had his first touchdown of his career and @_fournette wanted to join the party. Rookies stealing the show in Foxborough.#WinToday pic.twitter.com/XDceywDcox — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) August 11, 2017 Fournette finished ...

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  • Browns win 20-14, extend Saints preseason losing streak to 10 games

    Browns win 20-14, extend Saints preseason losing streak to 10 games

    Adrian Peterson was one of numerous Saints sitting out the preseason opener. Source: Edwin GoodeAdrian Peterson was one of numerous Saints sitting out the preseason opener. Source: Edwin Goode
    The Saints sat offensive weapons Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, and Adrian Peterson against the Browns. With so much firepower on the bench, someone needed to step up. It was actually two Saints that did so, running back Alvin Kamara and wide receiver Tommylee Lewis Kamara, the former Tennessee Vol broke free for a 12-yard run on the first drive of the contest. On the Saints second drive, Kamara ran through the secondary for a 22-yard carry. The 22-yarder eventually led to a Wil Lutz 22-ya...More >>
    The Saints sat offensive weapons Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, and Adrian Peterson against the Browns. With so much firepower on the bench, someone needed to step up. It was actually two Saints that did so, running back Alvin Kamara and wide receiver Tommylee Lewis Kamara, the former Tennessee Vol broke free for a 12-yard run on the first drive of the contest. On the Saints second drive, Kamara ran through the secondary for a 22-yard carry. The 22-yarder eventually led to a Wil Lutz 22-ya...More >>
  • Alex Bregman extends extra base hit streak to 10 games

    Alex Bregman extends extra base hit streak to 10 games

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman doubled in the ninth inning Wednesday night against the White Sox extending his extra base hit streak to 10 games.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman doubled in the ninth inning Wednesday night against the White Sox extending his extra base hit streak to 10 games.

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  • NFL boycott petition reaches 100,000 signatures over Kaepernick

    NFL boycott petition reaches 100,000 signatures over Kaepernick

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:26:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:48:50 GMT

    The petition's sponsors said it would be delivered to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and every NFL team owner.

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    The petition's sponsors said it would be delivered to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and every NFL team owner.

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  • Former Tiger Alex Bregman looks to extend extra base hit streak

    Former Tiger Alex Bregman looks to extend extra base hit streak

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will try to extend his extra base hit streak to 10 games Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will try to extend his extra base hit streak to 10 games Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.

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  • Marvin Lewis taking leave from Bengals

    Marvin Lewis taking leave from Bengals

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-08-08 21:43:58 GMT

    Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is taking a leave of absence from the team.

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    Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is taking a leave of absence from the team.

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  • Brees loves Adrian Peterson's intensity on the field

    Brees loves Adrian Peterson's intensity on the field

    Peterson last played a preseason snap in 2011. Source: Garland GillenPeterson last played a preseason snap in 2011. Source: Garland Gillen

    Drew Brees is a ball of energy for the Black and Gold. He's the emotional and vocal leader of the offense. This training camp, #9 might've met his equal when it comes to passion for the game. "I have played in some Pro Bowls with him. I knew his level on intensity, because even in the Pro-Bowl it can be kind of chill there in the beginning," said Drew Brees. "His level of intensity when he was running the ball is far beyond what was the typical tempo. You could tell th...

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    Drew Brees is a ball of energy for the Black and Gold. He's the emotional and vocal leader of the offense. This training camp, #9 might've met his equal when it comes to passion for the game. "I have played in some Pro Bowls with him. I knew his level on intensity, because even in the Pro-Bowl it can be kind of chill there in the beginning," said Drew Brees. "His level of intensity when he was running the ball is far beyond what was the typical tempo. You could tell th...

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  • Official: Ex-LSU, current NFL star Jarvis Landry investigated for possible battery

    Official: Ex-LSU, current NFL star Jarvis Landry investigated for possible battery

    Jarvis Landry (Source: ESPN.com)Jarvis Landry (Source: ESPN.com)

    Officials say Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is being investigated for possible domestic battery.

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    Officials say Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is being investigated for possible domestic battery.

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  • Around the NFL: Need to See

    Around the NFL: Need to See

    Source: FOX 8 FileSource: FOX 8 File

    Some lighthearted NFL moments caught on camera.

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    Some lighthearted NFL moments caught on camera.

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  • Morten Andersen enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Morten Andersen enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame

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

    It's one of the greatest nights in pro football. For the hall of fame class of 2017, it was finally time to get enshrined. For Morten Andersen, he took the road less traveled yet there he was officially at football immortality. 

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    It's one of the greatest nights in pro football. For the hall of fame class of 2017, it was finally time to get enshrined. For Morten Andersen, he took the road less traveled yet there he was officially at football immortality. 

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  • Heat and humidity hit Saints hard at Saturday's workout

    Heat and humidity hit Saints hard at Saturday's workout

    The Saints Saturday workout was highlighted by the heat and humidity. Source: Nola.comThe Saints Saturday workout was highlighted by the heat and humidity. Source: Nola.com

    The days of West Virginia are long gone. No seventy degree practices with little humidity. Today was hot and muggy, and the players could feel it. A handful of Saints left practice early due to the brutal conditions. 

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    The days of West Virginia are long gone. No seventy degree practices with little humidity. Today was hot and muggy, and the players could feel it. A handful of Saints left practice early due to the brutal conditions. 

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  • Ken Crawley is 'prepared' for year two with the Saints

    Ken Crawley is 'prepared' for year two with the Saints

    Ken Crawley is feeling better prepared for his second year with the Saints. Source: Nola.comKen Crawley is feeling better prepared for his second year with the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Not much was expected out of Crawley in 2016. But injuries forced the Saints to play the inexperienced rookie early in his rookie year, playing 15 games. The former Colorado Buffalo took his lumps, but the school of hard knocks has him ready for this fall. "Just got me more prepared. I took some growing pains last year. Now I'm prepared, and anticipating what's going to be there. Learning different kind of routes. Concepts that are going to hurt or defense," said Ken Crawle...More >>
    Not much was expected out of Crawley in 2016. But injuries forced the Saints to play the inexperienced rookie early in his rookie year, playing 15 games. The former Colorado Buffalo took his lumps, but the school of hard knocks has him ready for this fall. "Just got me more prepared. I took some growing pains last year. Now I'm prepared, and anticipating what's going to be there. Learning different kind of routes. Concepts that are going to hurt or defense," said Ken Crawle...More >>
  • Four takes from Saints training camp day seven

    Four takes from Saints training camp day seven

    The Saints practice indoors on day seven of training camp.The Saints practice indoors on day seven of training camp.

    Day seven saw the Saints practice indoors, but the theme of an intense training camp continued.

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    Day seven saw the Saints practice indoors, but the theme of an intense training camp continued.

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  • New Orleans Saints move Sunday camp session to Tulane's Yulman Stadium

    New Orleans Saints move Sunday camp session to Tulane's Yulman Stadium

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    The gates to Yulman Stadium will open at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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    The gates to Yulman Stadium will open at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  • Pro Football Hall of Fame stadium dedicated to Saints owner Tom Benson

    Pro Football Hall of Fame stadium dedicated to Saints owner Tom Benson

    (Source: Twitter / @ProFootballHOF)(Source: Twitter / @ProFootballHOF)

    The dedication will take place Thursday morning before the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals.

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    The dedication will take place Thursday morning before the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals.

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  • Saints Camp Day 6: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 6: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints returned to the practice field on Airline Drive Wednesday morning after taking Tuesday off. 

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    The Saints returned to the practice field on Airline Drive Wednesday morning after taking Tuesday off.

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  • Saints sign running back Darius Victor

    Saints sign running back Darius Victor

    Source: Raycom File FootageSource: Raycom File Footage

    The Saints added to their crowded backfield Tuesday with the signing of Darius Victor, announced by the player's representatives.

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    The Saints added to their crowded backfield Tuesday with the signing of Darius Victor, announced by the player's representatives.

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  • Deuce McAllister not concerned by scuffles in training camp

    Deuce McAllister not concerned by scuffles in training camp

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints have a break from the heat Tuesday as Sean Payton is giving the team their first day off after five straight practices to start training camp.

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    The Saints have a break from the heat Tuesday as Sean Payton is giving the team their first day off after five straight practices to start training camp.

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  • Report: Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics

    Report: Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics

    Monday, July 31 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-07-31 17:58:03 GMT
    Monday, July 31 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-07-31 20:04:46 GMT

    The International Olympic Committee is expected to announce Los Angeles as the host of the 2028 Summer Olympics on Monday.

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    The International Olympic Committee is expected to announce Los Angeles as the host of the 2028 Summer Olympics on Monday.

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  • Saints Camp Day 5: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 5: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    Adrian Peterson, Zach Strief and Manti Te'o all returned to the field after taking Sunday off.

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    Adrian Peterson, Zach Strief and Manti Te'o all returned to the field after taking Sunday off.

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