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November 08, 2019 - 11:50 am
The controversy over whether fans of the Atlanta Falcons were born that way or choose to be Falcons fans is the center of a deep and passionate debate. To date, there is no conclusive scientific research that settles the question of whether being a Falcons fan is a chosen lifestyle. Many have...
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LSU Tigers running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (22) is tackle by an Auburn Tigers defender in the second half at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
October 26, 2019 - 8:56 pm
No. 2 LSU trailed 13-10 midway through the second half of its 23-20 win against Auburn. Then the Tigers’ offensive staff made a decision. “We got on the headset and Coach Steve (Ensminger) and coach Joe (Brady) said let’s just pound on this drive,” LSU quarterback Joe Burrow said. “We’re just going...
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WWL Newsroom
October 15, 2019 - 7:32 am
By: Jordan Fiegel “This is winning football no matter who the quarterback is.” That's how Bobby Hebert described the level of play by the Saints defense. “Over the last three games, the defense is giving up an average of 13.3 points per game,” Hebert said. “They're allowing an average of 71.3...
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WWL Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 10:57 am
By: Jordan Fiegel Another week, another win for the New Orleans Saints, who improved to 5-1 with their victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 5-1 record mirrors their record through six games last year. However, WWL Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister pointed out how differently those wins...
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President Donald Trump speaks during his Keep America Great Rally at the Civic Center in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Associated Press
October 11, 2019 - 8:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's rally in Louisiana (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is incorporating the winners of the 2019 Little League World Series into his political campaign rally as he tries to make inroads with Louisiana voters before a gubernatorial...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. The Saints won 12-10. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Associated Press
October 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first week of the fall season had NBC feeling like must-see TV again. The network that dominated prime time in the 1980s and 1990s won the week in total viewers for the first time in 18 years with an average evening audience of 7.5 million. NBC won on the back of the NFL,...
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WWL Newsroom
October 01, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Tim Zimmer reporting New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton talked to the Voice of the Saints, Zach Strief and the Cajun Cannon, Bobby Hebert on Monday night’s Saints Coaches Show following the Saints 12-10 win over the Dallas Cowboys. He mentioned limiting penalties are key to winning while...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 01, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Did they laugh at Columbus when he set off to find a new world? Did they laugh at Leonardo da Vinci as he was painting the Sistine (NOT SIXTEENTH) Chapel? Was Ponce de Leon laughed at while he was doing whatever he did? Probably. Were the laughers all wrong? Probably, with the exception of Ponce de...
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WWL Newsroom
September 26, 2019 - 6:28 am
By: Jordan Fiegel We now have three games in the book, and things are a quite a bit different than they looked last year. Here's where the Saints rank after Week 3 Offense Scoring offense: 24.0 points/game, #11 The Saints normally find themselves near the top in points scored; however, with the...
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New Orleans Saints linebacker Stephone Anthony (50) during minicamp at the New Orleans Saints Training Facility.
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Amos Morale III
September 25, 2019 - 5:21 pm
New Orleans Saints linebacker Stephone Anthony was back in the locker room of the team that once used a first-round pick on him Wednesday. However, much like the team’s roster, the practice facility has undergone some major renovations since he was last there. “It’s changed a lot,” the 27-year-old...
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