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ESPN.com Updated 14 hours agoSaints grab shovels, sledgehammers to aid West Virginia flood recoveryShare Tweet
Saints GM: “No progress” on talks with Breesprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoAs the Saints arrived in West Virginia for training camp Wednesday, general manager Mickey Loomis told reporters that the sides “have not made any progress” an a potential contract extension for veteran quarterback Drew Brees. Though Loomis going on the…Share Tweet
Saints sign Hakeem Nicksprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoHakeem Nicks is heading to New Orleans. The veteran receiver is signing with the Saints, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Nicks worked out for the Saints in May, but there’s been little talk about him since then. New Orleans has a very young and inexperie…Share Tweet
Greenbrier welcomes Saints for third camp, hopes to extend dealprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoDespite extensive flood damage in June, the Saints have indeed returned to West Virginia for training camp, at The Greenbrier resort. The team’s commitment to the state means a lot. “More important than you’ll know,” said Greenbrier owner (and West Virg…Share Tweet
Cowboys’ Charles Brown retiresprofootballtalk.com Jul 26 (yesterday)The Cowboys have lost some veteran depth on their offensive line. Charles Brown, who served as the Cowboys’ third tackle last season, had decided to retire. The 29-year-old Brown was the a second-round pick of the Saints in 2010 out of USC. He spent fou…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis said recently that he expects to be on the field for the first day of training camp, but the team appears to have other ideas. Lewis was on one of four Saints placed on the physically unable to perform list on Monday, leav…Share Tweet
Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless Killings Of African-Americans And Police OfficersGetty Image Michael Jordan has had enough. The six-time NBA champion, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, and consensus pick as the greatest basketball player of all time released a lengthy statement concerning the nation’s growing divide between c…Share Tweet
Patriots sign Vinnie Sunseri, Kyler Kerbysonprofootballtalk.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)The New England Patriots announced the signings of safety Vinnie Sunseri and offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson on Sunday. Sunseri was a fifth-round selection by the New Orleans Saints in 2014. He appeared in nine games for New Orleans before being releas…Share TweetSaints quarterback Drew Brees apparently needs an explanation regarding why he hasn’t heard from the team in the last three months regarding a new contract. In the event he really doesn’t know (and chances are he does), the reason is simple: It’s a dead…Share Tweet
The Saints are still coming to West Virginiaprofootballtalk.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)After devastating flooding struck last month in West Virginia, forcing the cancellation of a PGA tour event held annually at The Greenbrier, questions emerged regarding whether the Saints would still be able to hold training camp there. One report indic…Share Tweet
Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild emailyahoo.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. P…Share Tweet
Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Gamedeadspin.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around hol…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)The Charlotte Hornets and Chairman Michael Jordan on Thursday released the following statement regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game:Share Tweet
Saints' first-rounders Andrus Peat, Sheldon Rankins in tight battlesESPN.com Jul 21Saints' first-rounders Andrus Peat, Sheldon Rankins in tight battlesShare Tweet
Saints make a pair of roster movesprofootballtalk.com Jul 20When training camps open around the league, there are a flurry of roster moves involving players moving to the physically unable to perform or non-football injury lists as teams take stock of where everyone is at physically with the push to the regular …Share Tweet
Drew Brees makes playoffs possible, but Saints must fix defense in campESPN.com Jul 20Drew Brees makes playoffs possible, but Saints must fix defense in campShare Tweet
Jean Francois says lack of long-term deal for starting QB won’t be a distractionprofootballtalk.com Jul 18Since “franchise tag” first became part of the NFL dictionary, only one quarterback previously has spent a full year playing under it. In 2016, Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins joins Drew Brees, who spent 2005 under the tag before joining the Saints …Share Tweet
Travaris Cadet hopes to carve a niche on the Saints’ depth chart, againprofootballtalk.com Jul 17Running back Travaris Cadet returned to his original NFL home late last season. He hopes to stick around longer this year. He also knows it won’t be easy. “It’s always been like that,” Cadet said Saturday, via Joel Erickson of the New Orleans Advocate. …Share TweetVeteran receiver Anquan Boldin is still looking for a home, and that search may not lead him to New Orleans. Despite a report that the Saints were interested in Boldin’s services, Katherine Terrell of NOLA.com reports that the Saints haven’t made an off…Share Tweet
Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recoveryJul 27The New Orleans Saints' full contingent of players, coaches and staff members spent their first full day of training camp in West Virginia helping to replenish a local park that was devastated by the recent flooding.
No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three monthsJul 24Adam Caplan and Antonio Pierce share their thoughts on the stalled contract discussions between the Saints and QB Drew Brees.
Three keys for Saints as they try to fix defenseJul 18ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett breaks down the biggest question facing New Orleans as they head into training camp -- its defense.
Bobby Bonilla and a history of dead-money dealsJun 30In celebration of the Mets paying Bobby Bonilla his annual $1.19 million, we look back at some of the worst dead-money sports contracts.