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Chiefs player celebrates Super Bowl win by paying all pet adoption fees at shelter

Ex-PRCC/USM star Moore shows up in Super Bowl

Ravens’ Jackson unanimous NFL MVP

Polamalu heads 5-man class elected to NFL Hall of Fame

Sports betting spikes in Mississippi during Super Bowl

Saints helped shape accused clergy list, victim lawyers say

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‘Never did the Saints organization offer advice to conceal information', new Saints statement released

Mullens, Moore, join list of Golden Eagles in Super Bowl

  Benito Jones’ hard work takes him from Waynesboro to Senior Bowl

  Jones College’s Javon Kinlaw a projected 1st-round NFL draft pick

Eli Manning to retire from NFL

Chiefs, 49ers to clash in Super Bowl LIV

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.

Former Saints star Steve Gleason presented with Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, announced that a date has been set for a ceremony to award former Saints player and ASL advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow on a civilian.

Tim’s Two Cents: A weekend of football cruelty and frustration

Taylor Curet, WDAM-TV's "Prince of Pine Belt Sports," joins Tim Doherty to talk disappointing New Orleans Saints' and University of Southern Mississippi football.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

6 Saints players named to AP 2019 NFL All-Pro team

Former Saints player Jeff Charleston severely injured in motorcycle crash

Jason Garrett “firing” all rumors as he meets with owners

Saints will host the Vikings on Sunday at 12 p.m.

Saints annihilate Carolina to end regular season 13-3

Favre named among top NFL quarterbacks ever

USM’s Guy selected to ESPN’s all-time college team

Former University of Southern Mississippi star Ray Guy was selected to ESPN's All-Time All-America college football team.

Report: Antonio Brown scheduled to work out with New Orleans Saints

Embattled former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is planning to work out with the New Orleans Saints on Friday, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.

Former USM standout Hamp Cook passes

Former Southern Miss great Hamp Cook passes away.

Saints storm back to beat Titans, 38-28

Saints improve to 12-3

Brees breaks Manning’s TD passing record; Saints crush the Colts

Brees finished the contest 29-30 passing, 307 yards, 4 touchdown passes

  Mullens and Moore among 12 Golden Eagles in NFL

Twelve former Golden Eagles are active among the NFL this season – and two happen to play on the same team.Nick Mullens and Tarvarius Moore enjoy an 11-2 season with the San Francisco 49ers.

Miss. native, Saints legend among 10 ex-NFL players charged with health care fraud

Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health care benefit program, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Report: Saints DE Marcus Davenport suffers season-ending injury

Report: Davenport out for the year

Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. shows young fan how to stand for the national anthem before NFL game (video)

The national anthem has been a contentious topic for the NFL, but wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. made sure a young fan knew what to do during a recent performance.

Saints fall to 49ers on game-winning FG in a memorable thriller

Saints head coach Sean Peyton knew there were plenty of opportunities for them to win the game Sunday.

Source: Saints sign LB Manti Te’o

Source: Te'o returning to Saints

Saints ride early momentum to defeat Falcons on Thanksgiving

The Saints lead Atlanta at halftime of their Thanksgiving night match-up.

Saints fans go viral after heartfelt Facebook post

The Who Dat Nation has come together to help a couple of Saints fans.

Wil Lutz hits winning field goal with no time left to beat Carolina

The Saints lead the NFC South by four games

Saints fans react to disappointing loss against Falcons

Saints fans filed out of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after a disappointing loss to their division rivals the Atlanta Falcons.

Saints open as 13-point favorites over Falcons

The Falcons are mired in a six-game losing streak

  20 years since Walter Payton passed away

Twenty years ago Friday, football lost one of its better men.Walter Payton died on November 1, 1999 at age 45 of bile duct cancer and liver failure.The Columbia native played his college ball at Jackson State College (now Jackson State University) before playing 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears

Brees points to “love of the game, and love of his teammates” as motivating factors to get back on the field

Brees went 34-of-43 passing, 328 yards, with three touchdown passes against the Cardinals

Brees is back in Black-and-Gold

Brees finishes with 3 TD passes

Report: Drew Brees will start Sunday against the Cardinals

Brees will start Sunday when the Saints play the Cardinals. That’s according to a report by ESPN’s Diana Russini.

Brees and Kamara questionable for Sunday vs Cardinals

Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday that he will wait until Sunday to name a starting quarterback against the Cardinals and it looks like a decision on whether or not Drew Brees will even play will have to wait until Sunday.

Brees asked if he will play on Sunday, the response, “That’s the plan, we’ll see”

Brees has missed the last five games with a thumb injury

Willie Brown, Yazoo City legend and NFL great, passes away at 78

Brown is best well known for his 75-yard interception return in Super Bowl XI.

Saints extend win streak to five games with total team effort against the Bears

A blocked punt, two forced fumbles, two touchdown passes by Teddy Bridgewater, and two touchdown runs by Latavius Murray was more than enough to extend the Saints winning streak to five games after beating Chicago, 36-25.

Saints hold on to a close lead at half in Chicago

The Saints currently hold a 4-game win streak

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams paid for more than 500 mammograms in honor of late mother

In honor of his later mother, former NFL professional DeAngelo Williams helped pay for more than 500 mammograms over the past five years.

Saints triumph in low-scoring affair against the Jags, extend win streak to 4 games

The Saints record improves to 5-1 on the season

Alvin Kamara questionable for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville

Kamara is nursing an ankle injury

Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands

A Metairie Catholic school showed support to a Saints player by letting students wear headbands expressing their faith.

Bridgewater delivers a Saints win with 4 touchdown passes

Saints improve to 4-1 on the season

Saints hand Cowboys first loss of season in defensive slugfest

First win without a touchdown for the black and gold since 1998. New Orleans improve to 3-1.

Lawyer appeals NFL no-call ruling after abuse case citation

The "Nola No-call" lawsuit is back on, weeks after an attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said he was dropping it.

Saints bring Stephone Anthony back to New Orleans

Two years and one week after trading Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins, the Saints are bringing the 2015 first round pick back to New Orleans, according to an NFL Network report.

Morstead named NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week

Through three contest Morstead is averaging 50.5 yards per punt

Cowboys favored by 2.5-points over the Saints

The Cowboys enter Sunday's game undefeated

Cowboys vs. Saints is hottest - most expensive - ticket in the NFL

When the Dallas Cowboys come to New Orleans for a primetime showdown against the Saints on Sunday night, tickets will at a premium.

A total team effort propels the Saints to a win over the Seahawks without Brees

Saints improve to 2-1 on the season

Brees will have surgery on Wednesday, timetable for return uncertain

Brees will have the surgery done in Los Angeles

Ian Rapoport: Drew Brees has torn ligament; out at least 6 weeks

Drew Brees has a torn ligament and will likely be out several weeks

Rams win after Brees suffers thumb injury, refs take Saints defensive TD off the board

Saints fall to 1-1 on the season

  Saints win first season opener in 6 years

Lutz's 58-yard field goal was the longest of his career.

Saints beat Texans on last-second field goal to win first season-opener in 6 years

The Saints rolled in the second half against the Texans and a last-second field goal gave them their first season-opening win in six years.

Saints lose final preseason game to Dolphins

The New Orleans Saints played the Miami Dolphins in the final preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Thursday night.

Son charged in death of ex-NFL lineman Bennett, wife

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett is accused of shooting Bennett and his wife multiple times, killing them, then driving out of state and boarding a flight to Mexico, according to criminal charges filed Friday.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.

Court receives NFL’s discovery responses in ‘NOLA No-Call’ lawsuit

A New Orleans lawyer says that they have received responses from the NFL regarding a “NOLA No-Call” lawsuit.

Gov. John Bel Edwards announces $450 million in Superdome renovations

Gov. Edwards discussed a long-term deal to keep the Saints in New Orleans as well as Superdome renovations.

  USM grad Cameron Tom battles for Saints starting role

Next to the quarterback, arguably one of the most important positions on a football field is the center.Especially in an offense led by future Hall of Famer Drew Brees, getting the ball in his hands is a responsibility Cameron Tom doesn’t take lightly...

Thomas, Saints agree to contract extension making him highest paid WR in the NFL

During negotiations, Thomas was not present for the start of training camp.

13 former USM players heading to NFL camps

Thirteen former University of Southern Mississippi football players are in National Football League training camps this summer.

  Remembering Mount Olive’s Steve McNair, 10 years after his death

Just off of highway 84 – about eight miles from Prentiss – sits Griffith Cemetery.It’s not a particularly large cemetery, maybe 100 burial plots in total – among them lies Steve McNair’s.

  Logan Cooke hosts his first football camp at Columbia Academy

When Logan Cooke was growing up in Columbia, there weren’t many football camps to attend in the summer.So when the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Cooke in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft, he immediately thought about organizing a camp at his alma mater Columbia Academy.

  Former/current NFL players host football camps in Pine Belt

“Camp season” continues this week as former and current NFL players give back to their local Pine Belt communities.Taylorsville native and 12-year NFL quarterback Jason Campbell holds his 8th annual FCA Football Camp on Thursday at Jones College. Kids aged 7 to 17 are invited to the free camp.

  7 On The Road: Walter Payton - Columbia’s “Crown Jewel”

Mississippi is a hotbed of football talent – it’s no secret.Crawford native Jerry Rice is the NFL’s career leader in receptions and receiving yards. Kiln’s Brett Favre is a three-time NFL most valuable player.Yet, many argue the greatest football to ever live was born in Columbia.

Tennessee Titans to retire Steve McNair’s jersey

Former local football legend Steve McNair will have his jersey retired on Sept. 15 by the Tennessee Titans.

Saints reportedly agree to extension with Cam Jordan

As the Saints close their offseason program with minicamp practices, Cam Jordan has reportedly secured his future with the franchise for another three years.

Saints fans invited to mini-camp this week

Mini-camp runs Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1:20 p.m.

Reggie Bush, Marques Colston honorees in Saints Hall of Fame

The Saints have announced former wide receiver Marques Colston and former running back Reggie Bush as its latest honorees in the team’s Hall of Fame.