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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Sports

  • Cousins' historic triple-double lifts Pelicans over Bulls

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins considered the most impressive statistical night of his career and only half-jokingly asserted that he was most proud of the stamina he needed to log a career high of more than 51 minutes on the court.Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes of regulation before the Pelicans pulled out a 132-128 victory over the Chicago Bulls in double o...

  • Saints' Thomas Morstead offers money to Minnesota hospital

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead was a little disappointed when doctors failed to find any broken ribs on the X-ray he underwent after playing through pain in Jan. 14's playoff loss to the Vikings.Morstead tore cartilage on the right side of his ribs, an injury that will leave him in considerable pain for the next two weeks and won't be fully healthy for four to six weeks.Broken ribs just has a more painful ring to it."My ego was shot a little bit w...

  • Saints QB Brees: No plans to field offers from other teams

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees dispensed with technicalities regarding his contract and spoke as if his return to New Orleans next season was virtually assured."It's the same way I felt two days ago. It's the same way I felt 12 years ago.

  • Maten's shot with 5 seconds left pulls Georgia by LSU 61-60

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Yante Maten's field goal in the lane with five seconds remaining gave Georgia a 61-60 Southeastern Conference victory against LSU on Tuesday night.The Tigers (11-6, 2-3) pulled ahead 60-59 on a basket by Duop Reath with 39 seconds left, and the game-winning field goal followed an offensive rebound by Juwan Parker with 23 seconds to play.LSU's Tremont Waters missed an off-balance 3-point shot with two seconds remaining."I was supposed to set a screen and...

  • Saddler leads Nicholls to 91-61 win over Texas A&M-CC

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Tevon Saddler scored 23 points as Nicholls dominated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 91-61 for its fourth straight Southland Conference win on Tuesday night.Saddler shot 8 of 10 from the field, dished out five assists and had one steal. Jahvaughn Powell, Kevin Johnson and Lafayette Rutledge added 14 points apiece for Nicholls (12-8, 6-1), which has won six of the last seven games.

  • Showdowns set: Jags-Patriots in AFC, Vikings-Eagles in NFC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, New England. Here comes Sacksonville.Get ready, Philly. The Vikings are sailing into town.Tom Brady and the big game-tested Patriots (14-3) square off against the sack-happy Jacksonville Jaguars (12-6) next Sunday in the AFC championship game in Foxborough, Massachusetts — with the winner headed to the Super Bowl."It's been an awesome year," Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles said, "and we want to keep it going."In the NFC, Nick Foles...

  • Saints safety Williams suffers sad ending to rookie season

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Williams sat sobbing in front of his cubicle in the silenced New Orleans locker room, his face buried in a folded white towel.Deep inside Minnesota's stadium that erupted in victorious euphoria a few minutes earlier, Williams was having a hard time grappling with what had just happened. The rest of his Saints teammates were, too, after a 61-yard touchdown pass by Case Keenum to Stefon Diggs burned Williams on the game's final play and gave the Vikings a 29...

  • Saints' Jordan aims to disappoint his dad's old fans

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — As much as Saints All-Pro Cam Jordan admires his father, Steve, and effusively praises the former Minnesota Vikings tight end, he hasn't been able to resist the urge to be his own man.Cam Jordan never wanted to play tight end, and acknowledged on Thursday that he doesn't always follow his father's advice, either, particularly when it comes to his playful antics and comments when engaging the media.When Jordan consistently gets the better of an offensive lin...

  • Orgeron returns to Ensminger to run LSU offense

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron insists that he always thought of Steve Ensminger as a top candidate for offensive coordinator.Orgeron offered a mea culpa Thursday, saying he only demoted Ensminger back to tight ends coach in 2017 to fulfill a pledge to hire a big-name offensive coach who could bring a fresh, innovative scheme to LSU.Orgeron's hiring of Matt Canada didn't work out, and Orgeron cannot explain why because LSU's $1.7 million settlement bars public dis...

  • Epps' double-double sparks surging LSU past Arkansas, 75-54

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Will Wade talked repeatedly about the potential of the LSU basketball program when he was hired away from VCU after last season.Even the first-year Tigers coach couldn't have known how quickly LSU would turn that potential into wins.Led by Aaron Epps' 13 points and 11 rebounds, the surging Tigers continued their recent winning ways on Wednesday night — dominating Arkansas from the outset in a 75-54 victory.The victory is the fifth in the last six gam...

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