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LSU
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Jim Hanzo
January 13, 2020 - 9:42 am
LSU and Clemson tie up tonight for College Football's National Championship. We talked to some Ohio State fans who say they are pulling for LSU because of their hometown hero, Joe Burrow. "We came here because we thought Ohio State would be in it," said these tourists. "Joe Burrow is from Ohio, we'...
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San Francisco 49ers players celebrate as a group after cornerback Richard Sherman (25), bottom center, intercepted a pass against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Associated Press
January 11, 2020 - 7:57 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years. The dominant defense and powerful running game that carried the...
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Alleva
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Chris Miller
January 09, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Joe Alleva, the former LSU athletics director who hired football coach Ed Orgeron, gave a candid interview to The Advocate 's Scott Rabalais , including an inside look at the hiring process that led to Coach O becoming head coach, and thoughts on basketball coach Will Wade and former football coach...
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) runs against Oklahoma cornerback Woodi Washington (5) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 63-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Associated Press
January 08, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU's College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season won’t end...
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WWL Newsroom
January 07, 2020 - 10:30 am
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News Looking to get over the Saints post-playoff blues? Maybe a ticket to LSU in the College Football Playoff championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is just the ticket. Speaking of tickets, they can be found, but they are pricey – close to $1,000 on average. “...
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Antonio Brown
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Chris Miller
January 06, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Wide receiver Antonio Brown, without a team since the New England Patriots released him after Week 2, apparently believes his absence may have doomed five football teams this year. pic.twitter.com/T7YTI6ZnNW — AB (@AB84) January 5, 2020 "The Antonio Brown curse" he called it on his Twitter account...
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Houston Texans kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn (7) kicks a game-winning 28-yard field goal as Buffalo Bills cornerback Kevin Johnson (29) tries to block the kick during overtime of an NFL wild-card playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Houston. The Texans won 22-19. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Associated Press
January 04, 2020 - 7:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson spun out of a would-be sack and coolly completed a pass that set up the winning field goal in overtime as the Texans rallied from a double-digit second-half deficit for a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the playoffs Saturday. Both teams...
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Minnesota
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Chris Miller
January 03, 2020 - 1:34 pm
Revenge for the Minnesota Miracle? A lot of Saints fans hope the stunning last-second loss in Minneapolis two years ago will motivate the Saints to avenge them. But one former pro says "revenge" isn't all it's cracked up to be. "No, this is completely different circumstances," said former Saints...
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cantguardmike
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Chris Miller
January 03, 2020 - 11:55 am
The Associate Press NFL All-Pro team was announced today, and New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas' record-breaking season earned him a unanimous selection. Four Saints made the first team, with two as alternates. Among the first teamers are a couple of glaring Pro Bowl omissions: right...
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2009 NFC Championship Game
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2020 - 1:09 pm
No team has played the Saints more often in the NFL post-season than the Minnesota Vikings. And more often than not, the Vikings have sent the Saints home. This Sunday will be the fifth time the Saints and Minnesota have met in the playoffs. The Saints have only beaten the Vikings in the playoffs...
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