Football

Kristian Garic
December 21, 2017 - 2:15 pm
According to The Advocate, the New Orleans Saints are placing safety Kenny Vaccaro on injured reserve with a groin injury. Vaccaro suffered the injury on November 5 and missed two games before returning to the line up last week in a win over the Jets. Vaccaro’s injury could require off-season...
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New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30) celebrates with strong safety Patrick Chung (23) after intercepting a pass in the end zone from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as time runs out in of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
December 19, 2017 - 4:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With the regular season winding down, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the rest of the New England Patriots are back in a familiar spot. On top of the NFL. The Patriots moved up two spots to No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday, receiving nine of 12 first-place votes for 379 points in...
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Chris Miller
December 18, 2017 - 11:40 am
The Saints bounced back after a bad night in Atlanta, but it wasn't always pretty -- three turnovers and eight penalties for 92 yards as the Black & Gold climbed to a 31-19 victory over the New York Jets. Saints Fans.mp3 For these fans, the game was closer than the score. "I thought it was...
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Oct 22, 2017; Green Bay, WI, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries the ball for a touchdown in the second quarter during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2017 - 12:37 pm
A lawsuit filed against the New Orleans Saints over players who sit or kneel during the national anthem has gotten a response -- not from Saints lawyers but from running back Mark Ingram. Morgan City resident Lee Dragna filed suit in Jefferson Parish against the Saints, claiming the protests by...
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File-This Oct. 29, 2017, file photo shows Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) being taken off the field on a cart, after injuring his leg in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. After eight surgeries and nearly losing his left leg, Miller still refuses to rule out a return to the football field. In his first visit to Halas Hall since his Oct. 29 injury, Miller on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, expressed thanks for the support he received from the Bears, teammates and fans after vascular surgery to repair a torn artery resulting from a knee injury. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller expressed uncertainty over his future upon returning Monday to Halas Hall after a series of serious knee surgeries. What Miller did know was he's been through a nightmare that nearly resulted in the amputation of his left leg. It was a...
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Edna Karr defeated Lakeshore 48-26 in the 2017 Class 4A state championship football game
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Seth Dunlap
December 09, 2017 - 8:37 pm
The Edna Karr Cougars are used to making special December memories in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They did it again this year in with another 4A championship game victory, a 48-26 runaway against the previously undefeated Lakeshore Titans. The Cougars (14-1) captured their second consecturive 4A...
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Catholic High defeats John Curtis in the 2017 Division I state champoinship
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Seth Dunlap
December 09, 2017 - 4:13 pm
The Catholic High (Baton Rouge) Bears shocked the John Curtis Patriots 20-14 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to win the Division I state football championship. Catholic (11-3) was led by junior quararterback Cameron Dartez, who was a stellar 22-31 for 206 yards and a touchdown. Dartez also...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
There is a possibility of snowfall in the New Orleans area. That alone is enough to get people talking, but a few Saints fans have been pointing out on social media that the last time measurable snow fell in New Orleans, the Saints went on to win the Super Bowl. Last time Snow happened in Southern...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2017 - 3:14 pm
The New Orleans Saints could lock up a playoff berth this weekend. The first step is to beat the Falcons Thursday night in Atlanta. The New Orleans Advocate has compiled a list of the rest of the chips that must fall into place: 1. A New Orleans win, a Carolina loss or tie to the Minnesota Vikings...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO PEYTON, NOT PAYTON - Former University of Tennessee football quarterback Peyton Manning, left, and former University of Florida football quarterback Steve Spurrier get together after a news conference of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 05, 2017 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading off in opposite directions to do media interviews. The former Tennessee quarterback and former Florida...
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