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  • Saints grab shovels, sledgehammers to aid West Virginia flood r…

    Saints grab shovels, sledgehammers to aid West Virginia flood recovery

    ESPN.com Updated 14 hours ago
    Saints grab shovels, sledgehammers to aid West Virginia flood recovery
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  • Saints GM: “No progress” on talks with Brees

    Saints GM: “No progress” on talks with Brees

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    As 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…
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  • Saints sign Hakeem Nicks

    Saints sign Hakeem Nicks

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Hakeem 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…
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  • Greenbrier welcomes Saints for third camp, hopes to extend deal

    Greenbrier welcomes Saints for third camp, hopes to extend deal

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Despite 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…
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  • Cowboys’ Charles Brown retires

    Cowboys’ Charles Brown retires

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Terron Armstead, Keenan Lewis among Saints on PUP list

    Terron Armstead, Keenan Lewis among Saints on PUP list

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless …

    Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless Killings Of African-Americans And Police Officers

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Getty 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…
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  • Patriots sign Vinnie Sunseri, Kyler Kerbyson

    Patriots sign Vinnie Sunseri, Kyler Kerbyson

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

    Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Saints 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…
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  • The Saints are still coming to West Virginia

    The Saints are still coming to West Virginia

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    yahoo.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…
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  • Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The …

    Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Game

    deadspin.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…
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  • Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    nba.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:
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  • Saints' first-rounders Andrus Peat, Sheldon Rankins in tight ba…

    Saints' first-rounders Andrus Peat, Sheldon Rankins in tight battles

    ESPN.com Jul 21
    Saints' first-rounders Andrus Peat, Sheldon Rankins in tight battles
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  • Saints make a pair of roster moves

    Saints make a pair of roster moves

    When 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 …
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  • Drew Brees makes playoffs possible, but Saints must fix defense…

    Drew Brees makes playoffs possible, but Saints must fix defense in camp

    ESPN.com Jul 20
    Drew Brees makes playoffs possible, but Saints must fix defense in camp
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  • Jean Francois says lack of long-term deal for starting QB won’t…

    Jean Francois says lack of long-term deal for starting QB won’t be a distraction

    Since “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 …
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  • Travaris Cadet hopes to carve a niche on the Saints’ depth char…

    Travaris Cadet hopes to carve a niche on the Saints’ depth chart, again

    Running 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. …
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  • Report: Saints haven’t made an offer to Anquan Boldin

    Report: Saints haven’t made an offer to Anquan Boldin

    Veteran 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…
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  • Video - Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recovery 01:06

    Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recovery

    Jul 27
    The 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.
  • Video - No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three months 01:20

    No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three months

    Jul 24
    Adam Caplan and Antonio Pierce share their thoughts on the stalled contract discussions between the Saints and QB Drew Brees.
  • Video - Three keys for Saints as they try to fix defense 01:42

    Three keys for Saints as they try to fix defense

    Jul 18
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett breaks down the biggest question facing New Orleans as they head into training camp -- its defense.
  • Video - Bobby Bonilla and a history of dead-money deals 01:00

    Bobby Bonilla and a history of dead-money deals

    Jun 30
    In celebration of the Mets paying Bobby Bonilla his annual $1.19 million, we look back at some of the worst dead-money sports contracts.