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Jim Hanzo
September 20, 2019 - 6:30 am
The Saints try to get back on track this Sunday when they battle the Seahawks in Seattle. We checked in with fans of the WHO DAT Nation to find out if they believe the Black and Gold will win. "We can win, but Teddy Bridgewater just needs to step his game up," one man told us. "I think we can get...
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WWL Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 7:14 am
by Matt Doyle, Louisiana Radio Network LSU QB Joe Burrow’s incredible 81.8 percent completion percentage may be thanks in part to some cutting edge science that tracked receivers’ optimal routes based on their eye strength. Over the summer LSU Director of Athletic Training Jack Marucci wanted to...
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Zach Strief
September 10, 2019 - 8:18 am
The New Orleans Saints pulled out a thrilling, walk-off win over the Houston Texans in Monday Night Football with Wil Lutz's "thundering kick." The team had gotten off to a slow start in the past five seasons, last winning a season-opener in 2013. Quarterback Drew Brees was certainly glad to start...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 06, 2019 - 10:28 am
Finally it’s here. The “end” of summer. Astronomically it occurs with the autumnal equinox, which, this year, happens on Monday September 23rd at 2:50 central time. In a fashion sense, summer ends with the celebration of Labor Day. Accordingly you’re committing a fashion faux pas if you wear white...
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Mark Menard
August 28, 2019 - 7:34 pm
For LSU football fans who have grown accustomed to (if not generally enamored with) the tried-and-true, ground-and-pound style of offense, a shock to the system may be in store come this Saturday in Death Valley. Tigers Coach Ed Orgeron said a change was in order, and a change is what the Bayou...
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Fret not, Tiger fans. After sitting out of the team’s scrimmage on Saturday, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was back at practice today, according to someone who should know… head coach Ed Orgeron. “Joe came back today, had a great practice,” Orgeron said. “We had a two-minute drill. He was throwing the...
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Thomas Perumean
August 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
Just in time for Saints football, Nike is bringing out its themed footwear for the 2019 season. The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 in a New Orleans Saints colorway is emblazoned with Saints old-gold Fleur d'Lis and matching Nike Swoosh. The shoe even comes with gold flywire...
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Former NFL player Ty Law speaks during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 03, 2019 - 10:05 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 10:20 p.m. No less an authority than Ray Lewis once called Ed Reed a "gift" to his career. Now Reed has joined Lewis in the Hall of Fame. Reed, a five-time All-Pro safety and member...
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban exits the field after a team photo prior to Alabama's fall camp fan-day college football scrimmage, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
August 03, 2019 - 1:17 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban denies offering a job to ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith last year, citing the results of a background check as the reason. The Crimson Tide's connection with Smith surfaced with the release Friday of former Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer's texts and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. Disgraced NFL star Darren Sharper’s attempt to get out of a 2016 plea deal and the resulting 18-year prison sentence in a sexual assault case has been rejected by a federal judge. Attorneys for Sharper argued in a motion filed last year that he was not adequately advised by his previous lawyers on the consequences of his 2016 guilty plea, which arose from allegations that Sharper drugged and sexually assaulted as many as 16 women in four states. (Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
August 01, 2019 - 10:28 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Disgraced NFL star Darren Sharper's attempt to get out of a 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence in a sexual assault case has been rejected by a federal judge. Attorneys for Sharper argued in a motion filed last year that he was not adequately advised by his previous...
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