FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and his wife of nearly 20 years have filed dueling divorce petitions in Texas. Payton filed a petition seeking a divorce from Beth Payton on June 14. It lists the grounds as "discord or conflict of personalities."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NFL has denied the appeals of four players suspended in connection with the league's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints. In his ruling, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tells Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita that each of them is still welcome to meet with him to give their side of the story.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has agreed to terms on a four-year contract with sixth-round draft choice Andrew Tiller, an offensive guard out of Syracuse. Tiller started 28 games at for the Orange, playing under head coach Doug Marrone, a former Saints offensive line coach.
PHOENIX (AP) — A person familiar with the talks says restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon has agreed to a four-year deal with the Phoenix Suns worth about $58 million. The New Orleans Hornets have the right to match the deal and keep Gordon.