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Saints

Falcons coach Mike Smith responds to #SaveSmitty campaign

Falcons coach Mike Smith responds to #SaveSmitty campaignThe job security of Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is of paramount importance to a significant number of Saints fans.
  • Saints
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
High School

Recruiting season picks up for local student-athletes

Recruiting season picks up for local student-athletesPrep writer Sean McGoey recaps recent developments in the recruiting world and looks ahead to National Signing Day.
  • High School
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
LSU

Hawkins helped convince Collins to stay, so will he?

Hawkins helped convince Collins to stay, so will he?Jerald Hawkins helped talk La'el Collins into staying with the Tigers for his senior season. Will he follow his own advice?
  • LSU
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Saints

Forecast: 2014 season tells us Saints-Falcons will be crazy

Forecast: 2014 season tells us Saints-Falcons will be crazyThe Saints could clinch a division title Sunday--or be eliminated from playoff contention altogether--against their hated rivals.
  • Saints
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
NCAA

ULL Cajuns arrive for New Orleans Bowl

ULL Cajuns arrive for New Orleans BowlBrass band? Check. Beads? Check. Buses rolling up to the Canal Street Marriott? Check.
  • NCAA
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Saints

NFC South champ should enter playoffs with head held high

NFC South champ should enter playoffs with head held highIf the Saints manage to make the playoffs this season, as champions of the NFC South, they will owe no one an apology, whether their final mark is 7-9 or 8-8.
  • Saints
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Pelicans

Pelicans take down Jazz in 119-111 comeback win

Pelicans take down Jazz in 119-111 comeback winAnthony Davis returned from a chest injury and scored 31 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the reeling Utah Jazz, 119-111 on Tuesday night.
  • Pelicans
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Saints

NFL playoff scenarios

NFL playoff scenariosNFL playoff scenarios for Week 16
  • Saints
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
NCAA

UL ticket sales for New Orleans Bowl lagging

UL ticket sales for New Orleans Bowl laggingThe Ragin' Cajuns are struggling to sell tickets for their fourth straight N.O. Bowl--is an early start time to blame?
  • NCAA
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
LSU

Miles is not going to Michigan … again

Miles is not going to Michigan … againFor the third time in seven years, Michigan has an opening for a football coach that will NOT be filled by LSU's Les Miles.
  • LSU
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Saints

What they're saying nationally about the Saints

What they're saying nationally about the SaintsHere are what some of the national media web sites are saying about the Saints after their win over the Bears.
  • Saints
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Saints

Saints take care of business, but real test vs Atlanta

Saints take care of business, but real test vs AtlantaThe team that just last week was spanked, throttled, lambasted and thoroughly embarrassed on its home field against the Carolina Panthers, did enough to leave a cold, rainy and dreary Soldier Field with a win -- a win that gives the New Orleans Saints sole possession...
  • Saints
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Saints

Saints back on top of division after 31-15 win

Saints back on top of division after 31-15 winDrew Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat the Chicago Bears 31-15 on Monday night to grab the NFC South lead.
  • Saints
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Saints

Saints CB White inactive, Frederick to start

Saints CB White inactive, Frederick to startSurprise! Corey White is actually the Saints defensive back getting benched this week.
  • Saints
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Saints

Saints can seize first place with win

Saints can seize first place with winCrazy as it may seem, this is the reality entering tonight's game at Soldier Field against the 5-8 Chicago Bears.
  • Saints
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Pelicans

Pelicans falter late, lose bid to end Warriors' streak

Pelicans falter late, lose bid to end Warriors' streakAs Stephen Curry watched his second 3-pointer in overtime go down from 26 feet out, he shrugged his shoulders then pounded his chest.
  • Pelicans
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
High School

Acadiana sinks Destrehan for second straight title

Acadiana sinks Destrehan for second straight titleWreckin' Rams overpower the District 7-5A champs on the Superdome turf to make it back-to-back championships for the Lafayette school.
  • High School
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
High School

Turpin, Tigers too much for Easton

Turpin, Tigers too much for EastonThe Eagles got a fast start, but Neville scored 28 straight points to take control—and they never let go.
  • High School
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Saints

Rob Ryan in unfamiliar territory with Saints defense

Rob Ryan in unfamiliar territory with Saints defenseFrom last to fourth to nearly last again -- it's been a wild ride for the New Orleans Saints defense over the last three years.
  • Saints
  • 1 week ago
Saints

Saints coach Sean Payton shoots down Michigan rumors

Saints coach Sean Payton shoots down Michigan rumorsThere's no Big Blue in Sean Payton's future, as the New Orleans Saints head coach reiterated that he's all Black and Gold.
  • Saints
  • 1 week ago
High School

Title shot about more than just football for Warren Easton

Title shot about more than just football for Warren EastonThis year's Eagles squad is bringing the Canal Street institution back to its glory days.
  • High School
  • 1 week ago
High School

Destrehan looking to avenge '13 playoff loss in '14 title game

Destrehan looking to avenge '13 playoff loss in '14 title game"We actually made it to the Dome, which is a good thing, but we have to finish."
  • High School
  • 1 week ago
Pelicans

Anthony Davis hurt as Pels top LeBron's Cavs

Anthony Davis hurt as Pels top LeBron's CavsAnthony Davis has left Friday night's game against Cleveland with a chest contusion and team officials say his return for the second half is questionable.
  • Pelicans
  • 1 week ago
Saints

Saints looking for right mix with secondary moves

Saints looking for right mix with secondary movesThe New Orleans Saints secondary won't have any new faces this week, but it certainly appears a few will be lining up in new places.
  • Saints
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
High School

Twitter updates on prep football championships

Twitter updates on prep football championshipsTwitter updates on girl's prep volleyball playoffs
  • High School
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
High School

Ponchatoula stars headline All-District team for 6-5A

Ponchatoula stars headline All-District team for 6-5APonchatoula places six players on offense, Green Wave and Mandeville combine for nine players on defense.
  • High School
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
High School

Jesuit, Rummel dominate 9-5A All-District squad

Jesuit, Rummel dominate 9-5A All-District squadBlue Jays lead the way with six on offense; Raiders counter with five on defense.
  • High School
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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