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Saints explore moving home games to LSU so fans may attend

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have begun discussions with LSU about holding the NFL club's future home games at Tiger Stadium in ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:45 pm

COVID-19

Am I immune to the coronavirus if I’ve already had it?

The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP.org.  Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:03 pm

Sports

Saints score 5 straight TDs in 35-29 win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) — The New Orleans Saints overcame a two-touchdown deficit to beat Detroit — and that wasn’t the only challenge they had to overcome on short rest Sunday. Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:43 pm

Sports

Titans’ outbreak now up to 18, Chiefs-Patriots postponed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The positive test results keep coming for the Tennessee Titans in the NFL’s first outbreak of COVID-19, and they’re not alone ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:14 pm

Sports

Slumping Saints express urgency to clean up their act

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans left tackle Terron Armstead describes the Saints as a good team that is playing like a bad one. Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:10 pm

Sports

Rodgers, Packers unbeaten with 37-30 victory over Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounds increasingly enamored with the scheme and play-calling philosophy of second-year head coach Matt LaFleur. Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:57 am

Sports

Southern Miss falls at home to Tulane, 66-24

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Cameron Carroll scored a career-high three of Tulane's seven rushing touchdowns and added a 16-yard TD reception, and the Green Wave beat ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:57 am

Sports

MSU’s Costello’s 623 yards leads Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

BATON ROUGE (AP) — New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer quarterback who showed up ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, September 27, 2020 8:57 am

Sports

‘Match made in heaven’: Deion Sanders to coach Jackson State

JACKSON (AP) — Deion Sanders wiped away tears of joy and passion before speaking. Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 21, 2020 12:48 pm

Sports

Saints win 34-23 over Bucs in Brady’s debut

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and Tom Brady, the two leading passers in NFL history, couldn't muster vintage performances in the first NFL game ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 14, 2020 5:01 pm

News

Gulf coast braces for possible hurricane as Sally advances

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Storm-weary Gulf Coast residents prepared for a new weather onslaught Monday as Tropical Storm Sally churned northward. Jeffrey Gagnard of Chalmette, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 14, 2020 6:34 am

News

New Orleans, Mississippi Gulf Coast under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally

Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane season as it enters the Gulf ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:03 pm

Sports

Saints final cuts include defensive linemen Edwards, Hunt

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have waived veteran defensive linemen Mario Edwards Jr. and Margus Hunt while keeping veteran linebacker Kiko Alonso ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:45 pm

Sports

Southern Miss’ Hopson out as coach; Walden takes over

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Southern Mississippi coach Jay Hopson said Monday that he has stepped down and co-offensive coordinator Scotty Walden will take over as interim ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:38 pm

Sports

Longtime New Orleans Saints player Colston turns UNO teacher

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints standout player Marques Colston is taking a turn as a teacher at University of New Orleans where he's ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 7, 2020 4:11 pm

Sports

Pandemic could lead to pandemonium on offensive lines

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to pandemonium on offensive lines throughout the NFL. With no on-field offseason programs, no preseason games, no extensive hitting in training ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 7, 2020 4:08 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Magnolia Flag beats out Shield Flag to be on November ballots

The Mississippi Flag Commission voted 8-1 Wednesday to adopt the Magnolia Flag to replace the state’s former flag that featured the stars and bars of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:37 am

Sports

NFL’s Saints could have fans at second home game

The New Orleans Saints' chances of welcoming fans to their second home game against Green Bay on Sept. 27 improved after Louisiana Gov. John Bel ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:42 pm

Sports

Saints add defensive ends Carter, Lanier, linebacker McManis

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed defensive ends T.J. Carter and Anthony Lanier II and linebacker Wynton McManis, general manager Mickey ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:45 pm

Sports

AP source: Paire out of US Open after positive COVID-19 test

NEW YORK (AP) — French tennis player Benoit Paire tested positive for the coronavirus and was removed from the U.S. Open field, a person familiar ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:41 pm

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