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Hornets extend Bobcats' losing streak to 18

Hornets extend Bobcats' losing streak to 18

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Dec 29, 2012
Eric Gordon had 24 points and seven assists, helping the New Orleans Hornets overcome a 21-point first-half deficit and extend the Charlotte Bobcats' losing streak to 18 games with a 98-95 victory Saturday night.
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  • $8 million salary makes Sean Payton America’s top-paid coach

    $8 million salary makes Sean Payton America’s top-paid coach

    When Sean Payton returns to coach the Saints after his yearlong suspension, he’ll do so with a salary that may make him America’s highest-paid coach, in any sport. Payton’s five-year contract with the Saints is expected to pay him more than $8 milli
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  • Drew Brees Is Now Being Used To Sell Bath Salts (The Kind You S…

    Drew Brees Is Now Being Used To Sell Bath Salts (The Kind You Smoke)

    deadspin.com Dec 29, 2012
    This should be obvious, but if you want to sell narcotic bath salts masquerading as aromatherapy powder, there's no better packaging than Drew Brees, photoshopped to make it look like he's wearing Heath Ledger's Joker makeup (we think). It's basic marke…
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  • Feelin' the Brees: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through …

    Feelin' the Brees: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through Game 15

    nola.com Dec 29, 2012
    An illustrated look at how Drew Brees and the 7-8 New Orleans Saints' top five offensive playmakers have performed this season and during their 34-31 overtime victory over the Dallas Cowboys
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  • Benson, Brees remained confident of Payton deal

    Benson, Brees remained confident of Payton deal

    profootballtalk.com Dec 29, 2012
    New Orleans NFL and NBA owner Tom Benson sat in his courtside seats for Friday night’s Hornets game, joined by the Archbishop of New Orleans, and eventually, the head Saint. Before the game ended, Sean Payton joined his boss after agreeing in principle
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  • Video - Garrett Staying Put After Payton Deal 00:45

    Garrett Staying Put After Payton Deal

    Dec 29
    John Clayton talks about Sean Payton's deal with the Saints and what that means for Jason Garrett and the Cowboys.
  • Video - Hornets Hand Bobcats Their 18th Straight Loss 01:12

    Hornets Hand Bobcats Their 18th Straight Loss

    Dec 29
    Eric Gordon scores 24 in his season debut, leading Hornets to 98-95 win over Bobcats.