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Garoppolo's 4 TD passes help 49ers top Saints, 48-46

Dec. 8, 2019 11:39 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo decisively delivered a fourth-down pass to George Kittle with time running out, and the veteran tight end vigorously galloped up the sideline, embracing an opportunity to defiantly jerk his head back and forth as a Saints defender grabbed his face mask. “Run...

AP Source: Mizzou hiring Appalachian State's Eli Drinkwitz

Dec. 8, 2019 9:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri reached an agreement Sunday with Eliah Drinkwitz to take over the Tigers' once-proud football program, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press, making Appalachian State's successful coach the second-youngest in a Power Five conference. The person...

Saints' aggressiveness backfires in loss to 49ers

Dec. 8, 2019 8:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints sought to gain an edge on the San Francisco 49ers by making aggressive decisions and digging deep into the playbook. An inability to convert a 2-point conversion attempt in the first quarter, or a fake punt late in the third, came back to haunt the Saints in a...

The Latest: Patriots' 21-game home winning streak snapped

Dec. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:02 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs have snapped the New England Patriots' 21-game home winning streak with a 23-16 win at Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs are the first team to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in New England since the Carolina Panthers beat them 33-30...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

No. 20 Appalachian State faces UAB in New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:15 PM EST

No. 20 Appalachian State (12-1, 7-1 Sun Belt) vs. UAB (9-4, 6-2 Conference USA), Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Appalachian State: Running back Darrynton Evans ran for some 1,400 yards and 17 touchdowns. QB Zac Thomas threw for 2,576 yards and 26 touchdowns. UAB: LB Kristopher Moll has 63...

Co-inventor of New Orleans 'hand grenade' cocktail dies

Dec. 7, 2019 9:07 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans' French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the “hand grenade” has died. Earl Bernhardt died Thursday at the age of 80 from natural causes, Bernhardt's business partner Pam Fortner said in a statement,...

Warren, Buttigieg scrap puts Democratic divide on display

Dec. 7, 2019 12:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she's starting to hit back. After a Democratic Party fundraiser in Boston on...

Brewer leads SE Louisiana past Southern-New Orleans 79-74

Dec. 6, 2019 10:57 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Ty Brewer had 27 points plus 12 rebounds as Southeastern Louisiana edged past Southern-New Orleans 79-74 on Friday night. Pape Diop added 25 points for the Lions. The Lions led 67-58 before SUNO ran off eight consecutive points to trail by one with 4:22 remaining. The Lions responded...

New Orleans strip club owner charged with raping drunk teen

Dec. 6, 2019 6:16 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a strip club in a popular New Orleans entertainment district has been charged with raping an intoxicated 16-year-old girl who was visiting the French Quarter during a trip with friends. Louisiana agencies had been investigating complaints of underage dancers, underage...