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Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit

Jun. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed...

Saints' Kamara aims to expand his game as 3rd season nears

Jun. 13, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Saints star running back Alvin Kamara walked out to Thursday's minicamp practice wearing reserve quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's red practice jersey, teammates including Drew Brees were amused. They also found it fitting, given the dynamism and versatility Kamara has come to...

Jets' Gregg Williams establishing intense culture on defense

Jun. 13, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gregg Williams is the furthest thing from warm and fuzzy. Never has been. And, never will. That's not how the New York Jets' defensive coordinator is wired. Williams has helped build stingy defenses all around the NFL for nearly 30 years with a mix of fiery passion, intimidating...

AP source: Saints, Cameron Jordan agree on 3-year extension

Jun. 11, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, who has been New Orleans' sack leader in six of the past seven seasons, has agreed to a three-year extension worth up to $55.5 million, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

Drew Brees, wife suing jeweler over value of diamonds

Jun. 8, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are battling a California jeweler over the value of diamonds they claim they purchased for more than $15 million as an investment. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's lawsuit...

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran's enduring speed

Jun. 6, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Even as Ted Ginn Jr. enters his 13th NFL season, the 34-year-old Saints receiver still considers his foot speed his most distinguishing asset. New Orleans hopes the former Ohio State football and track star can live up to the hype he himself has promulgated this offseason —...

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games

Jun. 5, 2019 4:49 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation's former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old John Paul...

Ben Watson poised to make most of opportunity with Patriots

Jun. 4, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ben Watson is at the point of his career in which he doesn't want to take anything for granted. Not the 15 years the tight end has already played in the NFL with four teams. Not the Super Bowl he won with the Patriots as a rookie in 2004. And certainly not the opportunity to...

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig

Jun. 3, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job. Kelly has been the Bears' assistant director of player personnel for the last two years after joining the organization as its pro scouting director in 2015....

Jets interview Eagles' Joe Douglas for GM job

Jun. 2, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas for their general manager job. Douglas, the Eagles' vice president of player personnel, is the third candidate to meet with New York about the opening. He met with team officials Saturday and Sunday. The Jets have also...