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NFL picks for Week 11 from NOLA.com panelPredictions for the New Orleans Saints game against the Oakland Raiders and the rest of the NFL slateShare Tweet
Jimmy Graham says Tampa game was turning point for Saintsprofootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012The New Orleans Saints chased a 13-3 regular season with an 0-4 start. They snapped out of it in Week Five with a win over the Chargers, and New Orleans has now won four out of five. So when was the actual turning point for the team? All-Pro tight endShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints zeroing in on Oakland Raiders, not increasing playoff chancesEveryone else seems to be talking about the Saints making a push in the second half of the season except the SaintsShare TweetWill Marques Colston set TD record? Will Johnny Patrick be able to hold up in coverage?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was named the NFC offensive player of the week for his exploits against the Falcons and everyone knows there’s only one way to celebrate such an accomplishment. You sit down with the folks from Pro Football Talk on NBC SporShare TweetZach Strief, Corey White, Junior Galette ruled outShare Tweet
Ronnie Lott still conflicted about New Orleans Saints bounty scandalFormer safety was close to championship team, now advocates for players safetyShare Tweet
Players wouldn't be available for possible Nov. 30 start-up date for New Orleans Saints bounty appealsLegal teams for NFL, players will meet next Tuesday to discuss numerous issues moving forwardShare Tweet
Why the SEC dominates college football, and more: Jeff Duncan's Weekly ReaderExtra, extra! Read all about the new Friday feature here on Nola.com | The Times-Picayune: The Weekly Reader. It's your one-stop shop for great reading. Each week I'll offer selections from the top work I've come across, both online and...Share TweetNew Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps has agreed to a new multiyear contract extension to remain with the club and see through the roster overhaul that he and coach Monty Williams have conducted in tandem during the past two seasons.Share Tweet
Sean Payton conundrum: Root for the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys? First-and-10Weekly observations from New Orleans Saints columnist Mike TriplettShare Tweet
Durant, Martin Power Thunder Past HornetsNov 16Kevin Durant and Kevin Martin both score 27 points against Hornets.
'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland RaidersNov 16Will the New Orleans Saints have a letdown after last Sunday's win against the Atlanta Falcons? Our experts discuss the high-powered Saints air attack and the improving running game.
Face of the Franchise: Jimmy GrahamNov 16New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham explains how the team has been able to turn their season around and come up with some wins in the second quarter of the season.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…Nov 16The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…Nov 16INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary BettmanNov 16Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.