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January 22, 2019 - 6:03 am
By: Jordan Fiegel Bobby Hebert was fuming in the aftermath of the New Orleans Saints overtime loss to the Los Angeles. And he's still mad at the officials and the NFL. “It was totally unacceptable,” the Cajun Cannon said. “You are dealing with human beings, but this wasn't even a judgment call. It'...
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Seth Dunlap
January 21, 2019 - 8:00 pm
It's likely nobody associated with the New Orleans Saints franchise, nor any Saints fan, will ever get over last night's egregious blown calls by the officiating crew in the NFC Championship game. The ugly story is still unfolding, with developing stories about some of the officials having ties to...
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January 21, 2019 - 6:19 pm
(WWL.com) -- Can we expect the use of replay expanded in the NFL after the league admits the refs missed a pass interference call in the final two minutes of regulation in Sunday’s NFC Championship game? NFL Analyst Mike Detillier says using instant replay to review penalties will be discussed by...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 21, 2019 - 1:33 pm
New Orleans Native Harry Connick Jr. is calling for a boycott of the Super Bowl after the admitted blown call that cost the Saints a trip to the big game. One elected official is also suggesting that New Orleans celebrate the Saints during the game instead of watching it. "Mardi Gras is late this...
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Kristian Garic
January 21, 2019 - 11:12 am
Wow! I’ve seen a lot of Saints games over the years and never experienced a defeat like the one I witnessed in the NFC Championship game against the Rams. The Saints season is over in a 26-23 loss to the Rams, but there is plenty to burn on. Here is the good, bad and ugly from a gut-wrenching...
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Zach Strief
January 21, 2019 - 8:01 am
The New Orleans Saints heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Rams left a team, a fan base, an entire region hurting. “If you play this game long enough, you’re going to have the highest of highs; and you’re going to have the lowest of lows,” Saints quarterback Drew Brees said. “Whether that’s an...
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January 19, 2019 - 1:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Coming off two straight trips to the playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons had high hopes of becoming the first true home team in Super Bowl history. Now, the city is left with a nightmare of a potential matchup as it prepares to host the NFL title game for the third time. New Orleans vs...
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January 18, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Sharp gains to end the week on Wall Street, as fears of an economic slowdown continued to wane. The Dow Jones Industrials finished 336 points higher, while the Nasdaq Composite jumped 72. Oil futures soared today, thanks in part to a report that the U-S could be ready to ease tariffs on China. Data...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta. The 74-year-old and the Pips were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 16, 2019 - 11:04 am
When did you know? When did you know when you passed physics? When did you know that you played hooky and didn’t get caught? When did you know he or she was THE one? When did you know whether you were going to have a boy or a girl? When did you know when you’d found the PERFECT house in the PERFECT...
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