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  • Alliance of American Football to kick off inaugural season in 2019

    Alliance of American Football to kick off inaugural season in 2019

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-03-20 20:32:07 GMT
    The Alliance of American Football will kick off it inaugural season after the 2019 Super Bowl. (Source: Alliance of American Football)The Alliance of American Football will kick off it inaugural season after the 2019 Super Bowl. (Source: Alliance of American Football)
    The Alliance of American Football will kick off it inaugural season after the 2019 Super Bowl. (Source: Alliance of American Football)The Alliance of American Football will kick off it inaugural season after the 2019 Super Bowl. (Source: Alliance of American Football)

    There's a new football league in town...again.  Former NFL executive Bill Polian announced Tuesday morning that he is establishing The Alliance of American Football. 

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    There's a new football league in town...again.  Former NFL executive Bill Polian announced Tuesday morning that he is establishing The Alliance of American Football. 

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  • Funeral held for pro wrestling great Bruno Sammartino

    Funeral held for pro wrestling great Bruno Sammartino

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:06:00 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:16:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pallbearers carry the casket of former professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino Monday, April 23, 2018, in Ross Township, Pa., a suburb just north of Pittsburgh.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pallbearers carry the casket of former professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino Monday, April 23, 2018, in Ross Township, Pa., a suburb just north of Pittsburgh.
    Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport's good guys.More >>
    Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport's good guys.More >>
  • Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:26:15 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:16:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif.  Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif. Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.More >>
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.More >>
  • FIFA subjects 2026 Morocco World Cup bid to fresh scrutiny

    FIFA subjects 2026 Morocco World Cup bid to fresh scrutiny

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:49:13 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:15:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar). Head of Morocco's Bid Committee Moulay Hafid Elalamy speaks during a press conference to promote Morocco's bid for the 2026 soccer World Cup after the visit of the Task Force in Casablanca, Morocco, Friday April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar). Head of Morocco's Bid Committee Moulay Hafid Elalamy speaks during a press conference to promote Morocco's bid for the 2026 soccer World Cup after the visit of the Task Force in Casablanca, Morocco, Friday April 20, 2018.
    Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid is facing fresh scrutiny this week with the arrival of a fresh delegation from FIFA after an initial task force found deficiencies in the proposals.More >>
    Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid is facing fresh scrutiny this week with the arrival of a fresh delegation from FIFA after an initial task force found deficiencies in the proposals.More >>
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  • Report: Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

    Report: Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

    Willike Snead is now a Baltimore Raven. Source: Mark LaGrangeWillike Snead is now a Baltimore Raven. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints won't match the Ravens offer for wide receiver Willie Snead. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The #Saints won’t match the offer sheet for RFA WR Willie Snead, source said. He’s officially a member of the #Ravens. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2018 According to Rapoport, the deal is two years, with a $7M base salary. It can be worth up to $10.4M in incentives. Snead gets a $2M signing bonus, and an additional $1M base ...

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    The Saints won't match the Ravens offer for wide receiver Willie Snead. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The #Saints won’t match the offer sheet for RFA WR Willie Snead, source said. He’s officially a member of the #Ravens. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2018 According to Rapoport, the deal is two years, with a $7M base salary. It can be worth up to $10.4M in incentives. Snead gets a $2M signing bonus, and an additional $1M base ...

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  • WVUE-FOX 8 proudly remains your home for the Saints

    WVUE-FOX 8 proudly remains your home for the Saints

    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    With the recent announcement of the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule, WVUE-FOX 8 is proud to remain the “Home of the Saints.” 

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    With the recent announcement of the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule, WVUE-FOX 8 is proud to remain the “Home of the Saints.” 

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  • Former Saints QB Luke McCown retires

    Former Saints QB Luke McCown retires

    Luke McCown played 14 years in the NFL. Source: Nola.comLuke McCown played 14 years in the NFL. Source: Nola.com

    After 14 years in the league, former Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown retired today. Congrats @LukeMcCown! Proud to have been through this journey with you! pic.twitter.com/A01C1mQsvC — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) April 20, 2018 McCown spent four seasons as Drew Brees' backup from 2013-16. He got one start in 2015 against Carolina. McCown went 31-of-38 passing for 310 yards in a loss to the Panthers. Brees sat out the contest with an injury. The Louisiana Tech a...

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    After 14 years in the league, former Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown retired today. Congrats @LukeMcCown! Proud to have been through this journey with you! pic.twitter.com/A01C1mQsvC — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) April 20, 2018 McCown spent four seasons as Drew Brees' backup from 2013-16. He got one start in 2015 against Carolina. McCown went 31-of-38 passing for 310 yards in a loss to the Panthers. Brees sat out the contest with an injury. The Louisiana Tech a...

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  • Report: Alvin Gentry will be back with the Pelicans next season

    Report: Alvin Gentry will be back with the Pelicans next season

    Alvin Gentry will be back in New Orleans next season. Source: N.O. PelicansAlvin Gentry will be back in New Orleans next season. Source: N.O. Pelicans

    Alvin Gentry will be back with the Pelicans next season, according to a tweet by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. 

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    Alvin Gentry will be back with the Pelicans next season, according to a tweet by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. 

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  • Pelicans brace for possible Warriors series ahead

    Pelicans brace for possible Warriors series ahead

    Davis scored 47 points in Game Four. Source: Nola.comDavis scored 47 points in Game Four. Source: Nola.com

    As Anthony Davis has stated multiple times, legacies are built with postseason success. Not just defeating the 3rd-seed Trail Blazers, but sweeping them in a series that they dominated from start to finish. Well, it doesn't get much better than that. "I just try to go out every game and just play to the best of my ability, to go out there and help the team win. I'm trying to build a legacy here in New Orleans, and let people know that we're for real," said Anthony Da

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    As Anthony Davis has stated multiple times, legacies are built with postseason success. Not just defeating the 3rd-seed Trail Blazers, but sweeping them in a series that they dominated from start to finish. Well, it doesn't get much better than that. "I just try to go out every game and just play to the best of my ability, to go out there and help the team win. I'm trying to build a legacy here in New Orleans, and let people know that we're for real," said Anthony Da

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  • Pelicans sweep Blazers; franchise wins first playoff series in 10 years

    Pelicans sweep Blazers; franchise wins first playoff series in 10 years

    The Pelicans registered their first playoff series victory since 2008. Source: Nola.comThe Pelicans registered their first playoff series victory since 2008. Source: Nola.com

    For the first time since 2008, the Pelicans registered a playoff series victory, sweeping Portland in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans 131-123 triumph, delivered New Orleans a 4-0 series win. The 131 points scored by the Pels is a playoff franchise record. Ten years ago, the then Hornets defeated the Mavericks in five games. The 2008 squad lost in the Western Conference semi-finals to the San Antonio Spurs Anthony Davis racked up a game-high 47 points in the contest, a Pelican...

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    For the first time since 2008, the Pelicans registered a playoff series victory, sweeping Portland in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans 131-123 triumph, delivered New Orleans a 4-0 series win. The 131 points scored by the Pels is a playoff franchise record. Ten years ago, the then Hornets defeated the Mavericks in five games. The 2008 squad lost in the Western Conference semi-finals to the San Antonio Spurs Anthony Davis racked up a game-high 47 points in the contest, a Pelican...

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  • Miley struggles as Shuckers fall to Biscuits 13-3

    Miley struggles as Shuckers fall to Biscuits 13-3

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:17:17 GMT
    Shuckers pitcher Wade Miley takes the mound at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)Shuckers pitcher Wade Miley takes the mound at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)
    Shuckers pitcher Wade Miley takes the mound at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)Shuckers pitcher Wade Miley takes the mound at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)

    On a windy day at the ballpark, the Montgomery Biscuits (6-11) smacked four home runs, three against LHP Wade Miley (L, 0-1), as they defeated the Biloxi Shuckers (10-7) 13-3 on Sunday afternoon.

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    On a windy day at the ballpark, the Montgomery Biscuits (6-11) smacked four home runs, three against LHP Wade Miley (L, 0-1), as they defeated the Biloxi Shuckers (10-7) 13-3 on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Shuckers Win Streak Extends to and Halts at Eight Games After Doubleheader

    Shuckers Win Streak Extends to and Halts at Eight Games After Doubleheader

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:05:26 GMT
    Mike Guerrero and Dave Chavarria look out on a Shuckers game at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)Mike Guerrero and Dave Chavarria look out on a Shuckers game at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)
    Mike Guerrero and Dave Chavarria look out on a Shuckers game at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)Mike Guerrero and Dave Chavarria look out on a Shuckers game at MGM Park (WLOX Sports)

    The Biloxi Shuckers (8-2) extended their franchise-best win streak to eight games before having it snapped in Game Two of a doubleheader at the hands of the Mississippi Braves (4-6) on Sunday afternoon.

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    The Biloxi Shuckers (8-2) extended their franchise-best win streak to eight games before having it snapped in Game Two of a doubleheader at the hands of the Mississippi Braves (4-6) on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Luis Ortiz appears primed for bounce-back campaign with Shuckers

    Luis Ortiz appears primed for bounce-back campaign with Shuckers

    Sunday, April 15 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-04-15 23:47:23 GMT
    Shuckers pitcher Luis Ortiz (WLOX Sports)Shuckers pitcher Luis Ortiz (WLOX Sports)

    As the fifth-ranked prospect in the Brewers' system, Shuckers right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz carries the same promise this season as he did in the last - just, hopefully, with better results this time around. 

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    As the fifth-ranked prospect in the Brewers' system, Shuckers right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz carries the same promise this season as he did in the last - just, hopefully, with better results this time around. 

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