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  • Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

    Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

    Updated: 6:07 PM 8/29/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints rookie linebacker Ronald Powell said he felt as if he was waiting for a call-back after a job interview. With the final preseason game over, young players such as Powell, receiver Nick Toon, and safety Pierre Warren have little to do but wait and see if they'll... (More)
  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    Updated: 3:19 PM 8/29/2014

    SANTA CLARA, CA - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policies. Smith won't be eligible to return... (More)
  • Outdoors Report: What's hot besides the weather

    Updated: 8:35 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A big Labor Day weekend ahead on the water. In this week's Outdoors Report, John Jackson takes a look around the state at what's still hot, besides the temperature.

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  • High school football jamborees kick off in Baton Rouge area

    High school football jamborees kick off in Baton Rouge area

    Updated: 7:17 AM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - High School football began tonight in the Baton Rouge area as Dutchtown and Port Allen both hosted jamborees. The Griffins played host to the Walker Wildcats, where Kajuan Coleman and Averee York both scored touchdowns to lead Dutchtown to a 33-0 victory. In Port Allen,... (More)
  • Ole Miss opens season with 35-13 victory over Boise State

    Ole Miss opens season with 35-13 victory over Boise State

    Updated: 11:32 PM 8/28/2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night. Shaking off Wallace's three first-half interceptions, the Rebels (1-0) got the victory before a sparse crowd in the... (More)
  • Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale 22-13

    Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale 22-13

    Updated: 11:23 PM 8/28/2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Justin Tucker hit five field goals and the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up a perfect preseason with a 22-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Baltimore (4-0) found the end zone only once on Tyrod Taylor's 8-yard pass to Deonte Thompson, but that was... (More)
  • Texas A&M routs South Carolina in SEC opener

    Texas A&M routs South Carolina in SEC opener

    Updated: 11:22 PM 8/28/2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak. Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in... (More)
  • Local youth football league plays in Superdome

    Updated: 6:21 PM 8/28/2014

    WEST BATON ROUGE - Two area youth football teams are getting the opportunity of a lifetime as they face off on their biggest stage yet. Young athletes from Brusly and Port Allen are taking the field at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during their half-time show at Thursday's Saint's game. ... (More)
  • LSU fans set to take over Houston

    Updated: 4:45 PM 8/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With LSU football just two days away, many Tiger fans are packing up and heading to Houston for the matchup this weekend. Tickets for the game online at StubHub range from $100 for seats in the 600 section to several hundred dollars for field level seating.... (More)
  • Stewart to return to competition Sunday

    Stewart to return to competition Sunday

    Updated: 3:45 PM 8/28/2014

    Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint... (More)

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