Reality was better than Saints rookie WR Tre'Quan Smith could have imagined

It was way more boring the way Tre’Quan Smith envisioned it. The New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver thought about being the one on the receiving end of the historic pass in the week leading up to Monday night’s game against the Redskins. Maybe it is because he knew it would be an amazing feeling to …

Saints' Mark Ingram rushes for 2 touchdowns in first game back from suspension

This was where Mark Ingram wanted to be all along, back in the game with his New Orleans Saints teammates. In a huddle with 10 of them before the team’s first offensive snap, he looked them in the eyes. He was ready. On any other night, Ingram’s two-touchdown game Monday (Oct. 8) would have been the …

Elmer's Island to close Tuesday as Hurricane Michael approaches

Elmer’s Island will close indefinitely Tuesday as Hurricane Michael approaches land, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The brunt of the storm is expected to hit east of Louisiana, bringing heavy rain and strong winds to Cuba and the Florida Panhandle, but coastal Louisiana parishes are under a coastal flood advisory. The …

Ala. police chief accused of masturbating at Fla. beach: report

An Alabama police chief was arrested for allegedly masturbating in public while looking at women and girls in Panama City Beach, Florida, AL.com reported. Billy Maurice Driggers, 44, who is police chief in Level Plains, was arrested while at work on Thursday (Oct. 4) on four counts of disorderly conduct, the story said. Panama City Beach …

No. 5 LSU takes on No. 22 Florida in Gainesville: live updates, score, stats

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — LSU plays three ranked opponents over the next four games, starting Saturday against No. 22 Florida at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The Tigers last season beat Florida 17-16 in the first game after the unexpected home loss against Troy. Starting with that game, the Tigers have gone 11-2 overall with only one …

Tulane offense sputters in 37-21 conference loss at Cincinnati

Tulane had its chances to pull a road upset of undefeated Cincinnati, but penalties and missed opportunities killed those hopes on a hot Saturday afternoon at Nippert Stadium. Perhaps no three plays better encapsulated the 37-21 American Athletic Conference loss than how Tulane’s first drive of the second half ended. Terren Encalade dropped a third-down …

Sean Payton doesn't expect Mark Ingram's return to impact Taysom Hill's role

The New Orleans Saints expanded do-it-all backup quarterback Taysom Hill’s role on offense each of the past two games, but with running back Mark Ingram returning from suspension this week, it’s fair to wonder if Hill will continue to have such a significant role. Hill, the third-string quarterback and special teams dynamo, was the second leading …

Pelicans take on Knicks in preseason action: stats and live updates

bang iconsoccerball_icon New Orleans Pelicans NO 27-29 New York Knicks NY Share X Comments Tap Click to see hide Scoring Summaries SEE MORE SEE LESS Live Stats LATEST UPDATES new update AD on the floor with Solomon Hill, Frank Jackson, Darius Miller and Cheick Diallo for the Pelicans. Andrew Lopez Andrew Lopez Such a pretty …

No decision on LSU left guard, and Orgeron explains why Myles Brennan hasn't

No decision has been made about who will start in place of Garrett Brumfield as LSU’s left guard, coach Ed Orgeron said Thursday (Oct. 4). The LSU offensive is in the process of getting more healthy after a first five weeks of constant injuries up front. Orgeron said it’s the healthiest they’ve been on the line …