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Saints without Kamara, both offensive tackles vs. Eagles

Nov. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara will miss his second straight game Sunday in Philadelphia, and New Orleans also will be without starting tackles Terron Armstead and Ryan Ramczyk. In addition to listing those three prominent players as out on...

Saints share mix of bitterness, optimism after close loss

Nov. 15, 2021 20:20 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton and his players are bitter and encouraged in equal measure about New Orleans' latest loss. The Saints were fuming over questionable officiating that likely affected the outcome, but they were pleased that even with some key...

Saints' mistakes cost chance to make up room in NFC South

Nov. 14, 2021 18:56 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Not one, but two missed extra points. A false start on a 2-point conversion. A fumble on the opening kickoff of the third quarter. Four sacks allowed and nine total penalties. No, the New Orleans Saints aren't happy at all about their missed...

Titans' NFL-best winning streak now 6, edge Saints 23-21

Nov. 14, 2021 17:53 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans want to stack up wins, not style points. On a day quarterback Ryan Tannehill battled a stomach bug that had him feeling “bad” when he woke up, the Titans found yet another way to do just that, extending the NFL's longest...

Saints again rode Kamara's dynamism to a needed victory

Oct. 26, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints keep trying different ways to get the ball to dynamic running back Alvin Kamara, chances are he'll eventually do something that turns a game in their favor. The Seattle Seahawks placed an emphasis on keeping Kamara in check...

Saints capitalize on Seahawks' mistakes for 13-10 win

Oct. 26, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alvin Kamara and Jameis Winston were the happy beneficiaries of the Seattle Seahawks' many mistakes. Then it was rookie Brian Johnson's turn to make sure the New Orleans Saints got the win they needed to keep pace in the NFC South. ...

Slumping Seahawks host rested Saints in key NFC matchup

Oct. 21, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll does not want the story written yet, because if it were, the story would say the Seattle Seahawks are faltering at a level rarely seen over the past decade. The Seahawks coach would like a few more weeks before declarations are made about...

US pairs skater Calalang cleared of drug violation

Oct. 14, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

In elite figure skating, makeup can be as important a tool as a boot and blade. It also can sideline an Olympic contender. Jessica Calalang, a U.S. pairs skater and potential member of the team for next February's Winter Games in Beijing, recently...

Today in History

Oct. 05, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2021. There are 87 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1989, a jury in Charlotte, North Carolina, convicted former P-T-L evangelist Jim...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 3-9

Sep. 27, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 3-9: Oct. 3: Composer Steve Reich is 85. Singer Chubby Checker is 80. Actor Alan Rachins (“Dharma and Greg”) is 79. Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 72. Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 71. Blues singer...