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Amos Morale III
August 14, 2019 - 11:09 am
Ohio State has filed to trademark the word "the." Former and current Buckeye players as well as alumni have long referred to the school as “The Ohio State University” and now the program is looking to trademark the word the for use on merchandise and apparel, according to a report from patent...
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LSU
August 14, 2019 - 7:20 am
Sports Illustrated is celebrating college football's 150th season by ranking the top 10 all-time greatest mascots, putting the University of Georgia's bulldog in first place. The magazine includes both real and costumed mascots in this week's edition. Following Uga is the Duck at the University of...
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Amos Morale III
Amos Morale III
August 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Rookie receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey made a splash in the New Orleans Saints' preseason opener. The former Texas Longhorn caught a pass from quarterback Taysom Hill, late in the 34-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, and displayed athleticism as he made a defender miss and stiff-armed another on his...
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Seth Dunlap
August 12, 2019 - 6:51 pm
At first blush, Taysom Hill's performance in the New Orleans Saints' first preseason game could seem like a bit of a disappointment. The box score shows Hill threw for just 80 yards and tossed an interception that was returned for a touchdown. Box scores and stats, however, miss the nuance in...
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Seth Dunlap
August 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
The Saints were still reeling a bit over the weekend after a lackluster performance in the first preseason game against the Vikings, a 34-25 loss in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The defense, which had been so good in training camp, failed to show the flashes of excellence during a game situation...
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Steve Geller
August 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Saints went through their 14th practice of training camp in Monday. Before hitting the field outside, they warmed up a little longer than usual in their indoor facility to limit their exposure to the brutal heat. There were 11 players not seen taking part in warmups or drills: RB Alvin Kamara,...
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Chris Miller
August 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards came to Saints camp today to announce the state is moving forward on an announced deal to make $450 million in upgrades to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The bond commission will meet Thursday to discuss the state's share of the funds. The money will come from the...
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Kristian Garic
August 11, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Saints coach Sean Payton said the team has hit a wall two weeks into training camp. The” Cajun Cannon” Bobby Hebert rolls his eyes at that notion. “I don’t understand how,” a perplexed Hebert explained. “They’re only practicing one time a day” Obviously, Hebert is not a fan of today’s CBA-mandated...
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Steve Geller
August 11, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Two days after their first preseason game, the Saints didn’t have the same pep in their step at the start of practice on Sunday according to head coach Sean Payton. “Thought we hit a little bit of a wall for the first time today. We’ve got to manage that and be smart about it,” explained Payton. He...
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Kristian Garic
August 11, 2019 - 12:41 am
The Butler did it. The early darling of Saints training camp, rookie receiver Emmanuel Butler, returned to the practice field today. Butler was the star of camp until an ankle injury sidelined him for about a week. The rookie out of Northern Arizona was a big factor early on but now has some ground...
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