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  • Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

    Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

    Updated: 12:43 PM 10/24/2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans will start rookie Zach Mettenberger at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday, switching away from Jake Locker who has missed three of the past four games with injuries. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Thursday that the decision to go with Mettenberger was made Tuesday... (More)
  • Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

    Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    DENVER, CO - Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week. Manning and Sanders connected for a trio of touchdowns Thursday night in the Denver Broncos' 35-21 victory... (More)
  • Pelicans starters see action in win over Mavs

    Pelicans starters see action in win over Mavs

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    BOSSIER CITY - Tyreke Evans scored 14 points and Anthony Davis added 13 as the New Orleans Pelicans' starters saw plenty of action in a win over the Dallas Mavericks 88-85 in an exhibition game Thursday night. The Mavericks made it close, cutting the Pelicans' 10-point fourth-quarter lead to one... (More)
  • World Series TV ratings increase from Game 1 to 2

    World Series TV ratings increase from Game 1 to 2

    Updated: 4:43 PM 10/23/2014

    NEW YORK - Game 2 of the World Series stayed close deeper into the night, boosting television ratings. The 12.9 million viewers Wednesday on Fox for the Kansas City Royals' 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants were an increase of 6 percent from Game 1. The 7.9 rating with... (More)
  • LHSAA head man out after mutual split

    LHSAA head man out after mutual split

    Updated: 3:31 PM 10/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The man who oversaw one of the most turbulent times of high school football in Louisiana is out after seven years on the job. Kenny Henderson took over the reigns of the high school athletics governing body back in 2007, however the last three years have... (More)
  • Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London

    Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London

    Updated: 9:17 AM 10/23/2014

    BAGSHOT, England - Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London. Johnson has missed the last two games, both wins, for the Lions (5-2) with a right ankle injury. He made the trip to England, but said Thursday... (More)
  • Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series

    Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series

    Updated: 9:12 AM 10/23/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo - Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.... (More)
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 7: Lindsey Scott

    Updated: 7:23 PM 10/22/2014

    ZACHARY - To say Lindsey Scott is having a great year would be an understatement. The Zachary quarterback in just the last three weeks has picked up 852 yards and 12 touchdowns. But against Central, it was the junior's three touchdown performance in the 4th quarter, including the... (More)
  • With Graham limited, Saints receivers doing more

    With Graham limited, Saints receivers doing more

    Updated: 6:52 PM 10/22/2014

    METAIRIE - Even if Jimmy Graham's production dips while the tight end recovers from a sore shoulder, it looks like Drew Brees won't have trouble finding other targets. Recent performances by receivers Marques Colston, Kenny Stills and Brandin Cooks have left little doubt about that. Colston and Stills are coming... (More)
  • Record low TV viewership for World Series opener

    Record low TV viewership for World Series opener

    Updated: 5:38 PM 10/22/2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Didn't stay up for Game One of the World Series? Don't worry. You were hardly alone. The World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons. According to fast national ratings by Nielsen Media... (More)