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Richardson's 22, Wade's 19, lead Heat past Pelicans 102-96

Dec. 16, 2018 9:44 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Josh Richardson scored 22 points, Dwyane Wade added 19 in what was likely his final game in New Orleans, and the Miami Heat beat the Pelicans 102-96 on Sunday night. Hassan Whiteside had 17 points and 12 rebounds in his matchup with Anthony Davis. Davis had 27 points, 12 rebounds, three...

Moore returns for Pelicans against Heat

Dec. 16, 2018 5:52 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says guard E'Twaun Moore is ready to return from a lower leg strain that sidelined him for two games and is expected to play Sunday night against Miami. Gentry says forward Nikola Mirotic is missing his second straight game with a right ankle injury. Moore,...

Appalachian St. rolls past Middle Tenn. in N.O. Bowl, 45-13

Dec. 16, 2018 2:07 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While the future of Appalachian State interim coach Mark Ivey is unknown, Mountaineers players left no doubt about how much they appreciated the way he handled his lone game in charge, carrying him off the field in triumph. "It was an honor," said Ivey, a former Appalachian State player...

Saints tackle Terron Armstead out for Panthers game

Dec. 15, 2018 4:44 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have ruled out left tackle Terron Armstead for Monday night's game at Carolina because of a chest injury. Armstead is the Saints' second-highest paid offensive player after Drew Brees but has missed the past four games. He has yet to play since returning to...

NASA moves liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville for testing

Dec. 14, 2018 8:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NASA is moving a massive liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville, Alabama, for testing as part of its plans to eventually return to the moon. The 149-foot-long tank is part of the Space Launch System. The version moved Friday from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans is a test...

Appalachian State, Middle Tennessee meet in New Orleans

Dec. 14, 2018 3:20 PM EST

New Orleans Bowl: Middle Tennessee (8-5) vs. Appalachian St. (10-2), Dec. 15, 9 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Appalachian State by 6 1/2. Series Record: Middle Tennessee leads 2-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE Appalachian State is representing the Sun Belt Conference as league champion and interim coach Mark Ivey, a former...

Hill's unconventional climb making Saints a greater threat

Dec. 13, 2018 9:10 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints third-string quarterback Taysom Hill never envisioned launching his body across the path of a punted ball when he arrived in New Orleans last season to serve as an understudy to record-setting passer Drew Brees. Yet his momentum-changing blocked punt in last week's comeback...

A move to ban many vacation rentals in New Orleans

Dec. 13, 2018 6:21 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A ban on "whole home" short-term vacation rentals in New Orleans was proposed Thursday by a City Council member, a move long-awaited by critics who say investors were helping drive up housing costs and marring the character of historic neighborhoods by buying up properties and renting...

Saints' sweep of Panthers never far from QB Newton's mind

Dec. 13, 2018 6:06 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton keeps a black and yellow broom he was "gifted" by the Saints hanging in his locker, some omnipresent motivation after what happened a year ago when the Panthers met up with their NFC South rivals. New Orleans swept Carolina, winning both regular-season games in 2017 before...

The Latest: Airbnb bashes New Orleans' proposed restrictions

Dec. 13, 2018 5:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to ban short-term rentals of non-owner-occupied houses in New Orleans (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Airbnb says a proposal in New Orleans to ban short-term rentals of whole homes that are not owner-occupied would "devastate" some city residents who depend on the...