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November 09, 2019 - 6:30 am
Alabama and LSU are ready for another 1 versus 2 November get-together. It took eight years, seismic offensive shifts and two Heisman Trophy-contending quarterbacks, but they're back for another massive meeting between the nation's two top-ranked teams in the AP poll. No. 1 LSU (8-0, 4-0...
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Apr 17, 2018; Portland, OR, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) reacts after scoring late during the fourth quarter in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center. The Pelicans w
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November 09, 2019 - 6:19 am
Pascal Siakam matched his career high with 44 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 122-104 on Friday night. Toronto used a 45-point second quarter to take control of the game and improved to 6-2. The Pelicans slipped to 1-7. The Raptors won in dominant fashion despite...
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Chris Miller
November 08, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Sometimes people in a business can get so wrapped up in what they're doing, they miss out on what others in their business are doing. But even in the hyper-focused world of NFL coaching, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton says he'll make time to watch the LSU Fighting Tigers put their...
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Steve Geller
November 08, 2019 - 3:11 pm
There is just one Saints player listed with a game status for Sunday in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Cornerback Patrick Robinson is questionable after being limited all week with a hamstring injury he suffered in Chicago. TE Josh Hill (calf) also was a limited practice participant. But, he does not...
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LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates after running for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Auburn Tigers at Tiger Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
November 08, 2019 - 11:29 am
Saturday, when No. 2 LSU battles No. 3 Alabama in Tuscaloosa, will be the moment LSU fans have longed for. It will also be the moment Alabama fans hoped would never be. Finally, LSU has a team that can match Bama. Coach Ed Orgeron spent three years constructing a team that can potentially beat the...
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Jim Hanzo
November 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
Will the Saints beat their rival the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Superdome and how about LSU and Alabama? This is the weekend Saints and Tiger fans have been waiting for. We got reaction from some folks downtown. When it comes to LSU-Alabama, this man said.. "Listen, this is going to be a...
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Steve Geller
November 07, 2019 - 11:58 pm
It’s been a while since we’ve seen Alvin Kamara in action. He got some extra time to heal during the bye after missing the Saints last two contests. The running back was back to being a full-go at practice Thursday and is anxious to return to the field week 10 vs. Atlanta. “I plan to play like I ‘...
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Steve Geller
November 07, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Saints coach Sean Payton said earlier that he fully expected Alvin Kamara to play Sunday against Atlanta, and the running back was upgraded from limited to a full-go at practice. "Feel back, feel good," Kamara said. "Practiced the past 2 days, I'm ready to play. I've been gone." Also taking part in...
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November 07, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By: Tim Zimmer It’s been eight straight seasons since the LSU Tigers knocked off the Alabama Crimson Tide. So what makes this year different? Well, some interesting stats say LSU could be on their way to something special. The Tigers come in as the #1 ranked team in the country according to the AP...
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Steve Geller
November 07, 2019 - 10:46 am
The Saints Alvin Kamara went into week 6 in Jacksonville with an ankle injury, then added a tweaked knee in-game. He sat out the last 2 contests, but appears to have benefited from the bye last week. “I fully expect him to be ready to play,” said coach Payton about Kamara’s status for Sunday. “I...
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