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Jim Hanzo
November 07, 2019 - 9:49 am
Thousands of Tiger fans will flock to Tuscaloosa for the biggest college football game in the nation as LSU takes on Bama on Saturday. Don’t already have accommodations? President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Jim Page says area hotels have been booked for months. “Not just...
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Chris Miller
November 07, 2019 - 9:17 am
It's Week 9 of the NFL season, and the Saints are coming off their bye and into the back half of 2019. When the season began, there was a lot of talk about how the Saints had five playoff teams from last year in the first half of the schedule. Now at 7-1, the Saints have to run a gauntlet of...
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Jim Hanzo
November 07, 2019 - 8:39 am
With a major weekend for football down here, it's expected that local sports bars will have lots of patrons. It's the biggest weekend this football season with LSU taking on Alabama on Saturday afternoon and the Saints and Falcons battling on Sunday. We're expecting to be extremely packed this...
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) celebrates with quarterback Drew Brees (9) after making a fourth quarter touchdown catch against the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Kristian Garic
November 06, 2019 - 7:37 pm
San Francisco 49ers (8-0): I’m being objective. The 49ers are the NFL’s lone unbeaten team. They’re getting it done with a suffocating defense and a rushing attack that flat out mauls defenses in the trenches. Their schedule so far hasn’t been all that tough, but that changes this week. Six of the...
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Steve Geller
November 06, 2019 - 4:41 pm
A week off sure helped the Saints get heathy. Drew Brees remained a full-go after testing out his surgically repaired thumb in week 8, while tight end Jared Cook (ankle) and Receiver Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) also fully practiced. Cook got nicked-up at the end of the game in Jacksonville and was held...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron during the third quarter against the Auburn Tigers at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 06, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, is set to take in No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama’s Saturday afternoon matchup and the coaches of both of those programs think it’s an honor to have the Commander in Chief attend the game. “It’s an honor, I think, that the President of the United States...
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Steve Geller
November 06, 2019 - 11:34 am
7-1 has the Saints sitting in 2nd place in the NFC, just behind the last unbeaten team in the 8-0 San Francisco 49ers. The Black & Gold are coming off a bye to begin the 3rd quarter of the season against their 1st of four straight NFC South foes. This Sunday seems like a gimme with the 1-7...
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WWL Newsroom
November 06, 2019 - 9:15 am
By: Tim Zimmer Saints Head Coach Sean Payton returned from his Week 9 bye to talk preparation for the Atlanta Falcons and strategy for the second half of the season on the Saints Coaches Show. The Saints come into Week 10 with the 5th best team in total defense allowing 316 yards per game against...
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Jim Hanzo
November 06, 2019 - 8:47 am
You know it's a big football game when the President decides to go the game as President Trump is going to the LSU Alabama game in Tuscaloosa on Saturday. Preparations are being made for the president's arrival for the high profile game. But why is the president going to the game? Political Analyst...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with players after defeating the Auburn Tigers 23-20 at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 05, 2019 - 8:36 pm
All season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the rankings that matter were the College Football Playoff Rankings at the end of the season. The first set of those rankings were released Tuesday night and the (8-0) Tigers came in at No. 2 behind Ohio State. LSU was ranked No. 1 in the AP poll and has a...
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