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WWL Newsroom
December 08, 2019 - 8:36 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields looked frazzled and frustrated in the first half Saturday night. So did the rest of the Buckeyes. Then the Big Ten's offensive player of the year started trusting himself — and his teammates. Fields threw three touchdown passes and the...
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Baylor wide receiver Tyquan Thornton (81) celebrates with offensive linemen Sam Tecklenburg, left, and Xavier Newman, lifting Thornton, during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma for the Big 12 Conference championship, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Associated Press
December 07, 2019 - 4:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No. 6 Oklahoma has done all it can, winning a fifth Big 12 title in a row with another close win over No. 8 Baylor. Now the Sooners wait to see if they are going to get in back in the College Football Playoff. That is up to the selection committee. “I hope they see the Big...
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WWL Newsroom
December 07, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News The Saints have clinched a spot in the playoffs, and are guaranteed at least one home game. Tickets, however, are going to be hard to come by unless you are a season ticket holder. Before the end of November, Saints season ticket holders had to commit to purchasing...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2019 - 12:08 pm
It is one of the biggest matchups on the NFL schedule this weekend, when the New Orleans Saints host their old foes, the San Francisco 49ers. Both teams come in with a 10-2 record and a lot on the line, and it's hard to overstate how big this game is: "Both of them are two of the top five teams in...
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December 06, 2019 - 11:03 am
DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) - When 'Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was asked by the K&C Show on 105.3 The Fan what his response would be to fans saying that the Dallas Cowboys team quit on Jason Garrett. It seems he hung up on them, but it was not so. But rewind and go back to the beginning, and...
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Chris Miller
December 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
Michael Thomas, AKA "Cantguardmike," is the NFC Offensive Player of the Month for November. NFC Players of the Month (November): Offensive: @Saints WR @Cantguardmike Defensive: @49ers LB @fred_warner Special Teams: @ChicagoBears KR @ceeflashpee84 pic.twitter.com/GuIpvCaSIf — NFL (@NFL) December 5,...
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Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 5:45 am
With the 49ers game looming Sunday, the Saints control their own destiny, but a win really puts them in the driver's seat. It's kind of reminiscent of the Saints regular season game against the Rams in 2018, a game the Saints won 45-35. Yeah, that was an unbelievable game but obviously we all know...
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Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera speaks to the media following an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 3:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Ron Rivera era has come to an abrupt end in Carolina. The Panthers fired their all-time winningest head coach with the team on a four-game losing streak and headed to its third non-playoff season in four years. “I believe this is the best decision for the long-term...
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Jim Hanzo
December 02, 2019 - 9:18 am
Is it safe to say this season has been magical for both the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints? We talked with football fans who really can't believe what they are seeing. "Absolutely, the best one I can ever remember," said one football fan. "I didn't think I'd see it from an LSU team," said...
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Chris Miller
November 19, 2019 - 11:07 am
LSU football coach Ed Orgeron has the Fighting Tigers 10-0 for the first time since 2011. It's kicked in bonus clauses in his contract, but his base salary is behind more than a couple dozen other college coaches. Is Coach O in for a big raise this off season? The last time LSU football was this...
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