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  • Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

    Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

    Updated: 3:42 AM 10/31/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive. Lawyers for both sides are expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where a judge is scheduled to... (More)
  • San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

    San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

    Updated: 3:33 AM 10/31/2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out Friday to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade. The noontime event will feature double-decker buses for the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge. The 3-2 victory Wednesday against... (More)
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 8: TJ Wisham

    Updated: 11:13 PM 10/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Before week 8, TJ Wisham and his Episcopal Knights were 0-2 in District 6-2A with previously undefeated Northeast coming to visit. But the running back decided enough was enough. Wisham rushing for 123 yards and 3 early touchdowns in the 1st half to lead the Knights... (More)
  • Saints take lead in NFC South with 28-10 win over Panthers

    Saints take lead in NFC South with 28-10 win over Panthers

    Updated: 8:50 PM 10/30/2014

    Are the road woes over for the Saints? At least for now they are, as the Black and Gold picking up their first road win with a 28-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. The win snaps a 7 game regular season road losing streak. New Orleans at (4-4),... (More)
  • Panthers RB Williams active against Saints

    Panthers RB Williams active against Saints

    Updated: 6:29 PM 10/30/2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is active for Thursday night's game against the New Orleans Saints. Williams, the Panthers' all-time leading rusher, has missed the last four games with an ankle injury and six games in all this season. He's expected to split time in the... (More)
  • LSU building on recent gains during open week

    LSU building on recent gains during open week

    Updated: 5:00 PM 10/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A season that recently looked on the brink of spiraling out of control is again full of promise for LSU. Senior running back Kenny Hilliard says he never thought the season was in trouble because LSU doesn't have the type of players who give up. He says... (More)
  • NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    Updated: 9:19 AM 10/30/2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers on Thursday are expected to urge a... (More)
  • Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7

    Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7

    Updated: 9:19 AM 10/30/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. With both starters chased early, this became a matchup of... (More)
  • Big match in messy NFC South

    Big match in messy NFC South

    Updated: 1:12 PM 10/29/2014

    Back in 2010, New Orleans went 11-5 and Seattle was 7-9. But the Saints were a wild card for the playoffs and the Seahawks won their division. So off to the Great Northwest the Saints traipsed, where they were dismissed from the postseason by the Seahawks. Now, it's New Orleans... (More)
  • Jose Canseco resting at home after shooting hand

    Updated: 12:20 PM 10/29/2014

    LAS VEGAS - A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Agent Jose Melendez says Canseco was resting at home Wednesday, and friends and family were hoping his finger would respond well to a... (More)