Stories tagged: saints
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions
Pope Francis added two Portuguese shepherd children to the roster of Catholic saints Saturday, honoring young siblings whose reported visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago turned the Portuguese …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
NFL notebook: Browns unveil statue of Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown
Jim Brown felt the kind of emotional surge that made him an NFL legend. The greatest player to wear a Cleveland Browns jersey, and in the conversation as the best …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
NFL notebook: Gutsy call lifts Raiders past Saints, 35-34
Opening day in the NFL saw Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters raise a black-gloved fist during the national anthem.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
NFL notebook: Saints top pick Rankins has fractured fibula
New Orleans Saints defensive tackle and first-round draft choice Sheldon Rankins has been diagnosed with a broken fibula, an injury that occurred Monday during training camp practice in West Virginia, …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
NFL notes: RG3 intends to seize starting opportunity with Browns
Despite spending an entire season on Washington’s bench, Robert Griffin III never doubted he’d be a starter again. His belief became reality Monday, when coach Hue Jackson said “it’s time” …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Newsmakers: Prosecutor delays charging decision against Minnesota player
A prosecutor has delayed a decision on whether to charge Minnesota basketball player
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Stafford leads Lions past Saints, 35-27
Matthew Stafford’s accuracy and poise sparked the Detroit Lions to a big lead and helped prevent them from squandering it, too.
Sat., Oct. 3, 2015
NFL notes: New Orleans Saints expect Drew Brees to start
Drew Brees is expected to return as starter for New Orleans against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the Superdome, Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday. “We’re planning on …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2014
Brees, Saints ground Eagles
PHILADELPHIA – After erasing nearly a half-century of road playoff frustration, a trip to Seattle shouldn’t be intimidating for Drew Brees, Shayne Graham and the New Orleans Saints. Graham’s 32-yard …
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013
Late charter keeps Saints in Seattle
A long night on the field in Seattle got even worse off of it, and now the Saints are operating on a compressed time-frame as they brace for surging Carolina …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 4:30 a.m.
Popes John Paul II, John XXIII canonized April 27
Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on April 27, 2014. Pope Francis announced the date Monday during a meeting with cardinals inside the Apostolic Palace.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2012
Dallas loses, stays alive
ARLINGTON, Texas – Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys are in the same situation they would have been if they had been able to complete their comeback against New Orleans. …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Best bet on the Tube
SAINTS (5-6) at FALCONS (10-1) Time: 5:20 p.m. TV: NFL Network
Mon., Nov. 26, 2012
Kaepernick leads 49ers past Saints
NEW ORLEANS – Colin Kaepernick ran for one score that he made look easy and threw for a touchdown in another performance that validated coach Jim Harbaugh’s decision to start …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2012
Saints send Falcons to first loss
NEW ORLEANS – The Atlanta Falcons can forget about perfection, thanks to their resurgent rivals from the City that Care Forgot. Of all the teams to end Atlanta’s unbeaten run, …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012
Best bet on the tube
Michael Vick and Drew Brees came into the NFL the same year. Now, they’re in the same predicament. Both are the quarterbacks of increasingly desperate teams, the season teetering on …
Thu., July 12, 2012
Saints, Brees remain far apart in talks
NEW ORLEANS – A person familiar with contract negotiations between the Saints and Drew Brees says the two sides remain more than $10 million apart in guaranteed money. The person …
Tue., June 12, 2012
NFL notes: Ravens WR Mason retires
Derrick Mason stepped into retirement Monday as a member of the Baltimore Ravens, the team that provided the sure-handed wide receiver the biggest thrills and most significant friendships over his …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2011
Brees tops Marino
NEW ORLEANS – Quite a night for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints – a record and a rout. Brees set the NFL record for yards passing in a …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2011, 10:24 p.m.
Brees breaks Marino’s mark
Drew Brees set the NFL record for yards passing in a season, breaking a mark Dan Marino held for 27 years, and the Saints clinched the NFC South title with …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2011
Hot Brees of Saints taking aim at Marino
NEW ORLEANS – Ever since Drew Brees arrived in the Big Easy, he’s made playing quarterback in the NFL look easy. Brees has 27,698 yards passing since arriving in New …
Mon., Dec. 27, 2010, 10:11 p.m.
Saints wrap up playoff berth
ATLANTA - After tossing up two throws in the fourth quarter that he wishes never left his hand, Drew Brees connected on the one that really counted for the New …
Sat., July 3, 2010
Anti-Rossi video using Joel song dies young
While it may be true, as Billy Joel once said, that only the good die young, campaign videos that improperly use a copyrighted song die quick. Or so Patty Murray’s …
Fri., July 2, 2010, 5:19 p.m.
Murray campaign pulls video with Billy Joel song
While it may be true, as Billy Joel once said, that only the good die young, campaign videos that improperly use a copyrighted song die quick.