NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gerald Green scored 21 points, and the Phoenix Suns won their third straight game, 94-88 over New Orleans on Wednesday night. Goran Dragic had 20 points and nine assists for the Suns, who are clinging to the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' four-game preseason schedule is slated to begin in St. Louis and end at home in the last week of August. The NFL released approximate preseason schedules for all teams on Wednesday, with the precise dates and times for some games yet to be set.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger says he believes he proved during a workout Wednesday that his recovery from reconstructive left knee surgery won't stop him from competing for an NFL job this summer. Wearing shoulder pads and a helmet, Mettenberger threw dozens of passes out of drop backs and even rollouts during LSU's pro day.