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  • Could former Ravens RB Ray Rice be a New Orleans Saint?

    November 30, 2014 5:48 PM

    The former Ravens running back, Ray Rice, won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL. AP reports former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones felt the NFL's commissioner Roger Goodell's decision was too harsh, calling it "abuse of discretion." Judge Jones granted "the suspension vacated immediately," allowing... more »
  • Saints Sign Tulane's Devon Walker To Honorary Contract

    May 17, 2014 3:10 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - As Sean Payton spoke to a crowd of reporters after a rookie camp practice Saturday, he looked to his left and motioned for someone to join him. In rolled paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker, operating a motorized wheelchair with his mouth and smiling with... more »
  • Saints pick LB Khairi Fortt in the fourth round

    May 10, 2014 1:53 PM

    NEW YORK - New Orleans Saints start the third and final day of the 2014 NFL draft by bolstering the defense. With the 126th pick in the 4th round, the Saints selected linebacker Khairi Fortt from the University of California at Berkeley. Fortt was one of 12 finalists for... more »
  • Canonization and Sainthood with St. Mary Mother Catholic Church Play Video

    April 28, 2014 12:01 AM

    On account of the historical significance of today's canonization, one Acadiana Catholic church opened it's doors to teach the process of sainthood. As the doors opened for the exhibit, we discovered not only a Pope can become a saint. At St. Mary Mother Catholic Church in Lafayette, the saints... more »
  • Saints' Thomas Morstead Kicks Off Dream Home Ticket Sales Play Video

    April 1, 2014 10:17 AM

    New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead kicked off ticket sales for the 2014 Acadiana St. Jude Dream Home today. Thomas recently lost a young friend to osteosarcoma, bone cancer. This year's 2800 square foot Dream Home is located in Ella Trace Subdivision off La Neuville Road in Broussard. It's a... more »
  • Brees, Robinson lead Saints past Eagles 28-13

    November 6, 2012 4:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are having fun again. They hope it's a sign of things to come in the second half of the season. Michael Vick kept picking himself up off the Superdome turf, the recipient of an awful beating. The Philadelphia Eagles... more »
  • Long Awaited Pre-Season Game for Who Dat Nation

    August 5, 2012 10:01 PM

    Saints fans ending their weekend on a high note, with the first game of the preseason. And for the Who Dat Nation, this was a night and a game months in the making. For true Saints fans, the wait is until football season is almost unbearable. Throw in a... more »
  • Lawmakers ask NFL to reconsider Saints penalties

    May 15, 2012 7:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Legislature is asking the NFL to reconsider the penalties imposed on the New Orleans Saints because of its bounty program. The formal request received final legislative passage with a 28-1 Senate vote Monday. In the resolution, lawmakers say there is "widespread public opinion... more »
  • NFLPA hires lawyer for Saints bounties

    April 2, 2012 6:33 AM

    The NFL Players Association told players involved in the New Orleans Saints' bounty case that there is a chance they could face criminal charges and it hired outside counsel to represent them if needed. While Commissioner Roger Goodell weighs how to punish the two dozen or so players the league... more »
  • NFL to Keep Looking into Bounties Beyond Saints

    March 4, 2012 4:07 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL plans to keep looking at plays from recent seasons after a league investigation found the New Orleans Saints paid bounties to players for knocking opponents out of games. League spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email to The Associated Press on Sunday the NFL... more »
  • Saints Put Franchise Tag on Quarterback Brees

    March 3, 2012 5:42 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have placed the franchise tag on Drew Brees - giving them exclusive negotiating rights with their Pro Bowl quarterback for the next year. Brees has been involved in lengthy contract talks with the Saints and, without the tag, could have negotiated with... more »
  • Playoff bet stakes: Dungeness crab, La. seafood

    January 13, 2012 10:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced what's at stake in his bet with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on the outcome of Saturday's NFL playoff game between the Saints and the 49ers. Landrieu's office says Lee is prepared to offer up Dungeness crab, sourdough bread,... more »
  • Game Day Means Big Bucks for Acadiana

    January 8, 2012 11:58 AM

    If you're not in New Orleans for the big game, what's a better way to be a part of it, than to be here at home with good food, drinks, and family. Game day in Acadiana means big bucks for local groceries and bars, take Rouses Supermarket, in Lafayette.... more »
  • Brees Sets Passing Mark, Saints Top Falcons 45-16

    December 27, 2011 7:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After Drew Brees broke an NFL passing record that stood for nearly three decades, his teammates called on him to make a speech in the Saints' locker room. It was quite a night for Brees and the Saints - a record and a rout. Brees set... more »
  • Saints Kicker Buys Home of Disgraced RR Official

    December 13, 2011 8:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Saints placekicker Garrett Hartley has purchased a new home for $1.1 million - a mansion in the English Turn area that was sold by Jim Bridger, the disgraced former general manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad. The sale went through not long after Bridger... more »
  • Saints players promote home rebuild

    December 12, 2011 3:04 PM

    Players from the New Orleans Saints are lending a hand in the rebuilding effort of the city. On Tuesday, December 13th, New Orleans Saints players Roman Harper, Jahri Evans, Malcolm Jenkins, Lance Moore and former teammate Darren Sharper will all go into the communIty rebuilding homes they have funded for... more »
  • Saints Comeback Falls Short vs. Packers 42-34

    September 9, 2011 10:01 AM

    As far as Aaron Rodgers is concerned,that should just about silence any further questions about why the Green Bay Packers didn't work out as a team during the lockout. If Thursday's season opener at Lambeau Field could be considered a referendum on the importance of those player-led team workouts, the... more »
  • Vitter Picks Saints over President's Speech

    September 8, 2011 11:49 PM

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday night with a speech on jobs and the economy. But not all lawmakers wanted to attend, and were even upset they had to miss out on another important event: the official start of NFL football. U.S. Senator David Vitter (R., La.) had... more »
  • Local Saint Buys Dream Home Tickets

    April 24, 2011 12:20 AM

    A local Saint made a stop in Acadiana Saturday afternoon. Will Smith of the New Orleans Saints toured the 2011 St. Jude Dream Home located in Grand Point Subdivision in Lafayette. After his tour, Smith bought three tickets and he says people shouldn't think twice about donating to a... more »
  • Miss. mulls car tag for Super Bowl champ Saints

    January 20, 2011 9:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has granted a trial delay for a longtime New Orleans political operative who is gravely ill with cancer. Mose Jefferson, brother of former Congressman William Jefferson, is charged with conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal government grant money earmarked... more »
  • Lombardi Trophy in Lafayette

    January 15, 2011 11:28 PM

    Saints are still the reigning Super Bowl Champs, at least for a few more weeks... and Saturday, a reminder of that was in Lafayette. Fans packed Barnes and Noble Saturday to get a glimpse of the Lombardi Trophy. Former pro bowl player, Michael Lewis, was also on hand signing... more »
  • Saints Fans Disappointed, but Optimistic for Future Seasons

    January 8, 2011 11:54 PM

    Saints fans were on the edge of their seats Saturday night hoping for a shot at a "two dat"... but, as KATC'S Chris Welty found out even with this loss...the "who dat" nation is still on the Saints bandwagon. Excitement and all eyes glued to the tv's at Buffalo... more »
  • Brees Shakes Off INTs, Leads Saints to 17-14 Win

    December 28, 2010 6:30 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints showed the high-flying Atlanta Falcons they're not ready to give up their crown just yet. That's right, Who Dat going back to the playoffs: The reigning Super Bowl champs. Facing a team that had won eight in a row and... more »
  • Ravens end Saints' six-game run with 30-24 victory

    December 19, 2010 5:12 PM

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Ray Rice ran for 153 yards and scored two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens beat New Orleans 30-24 Sunday to end the Saints' six-game winning streak. The Ravens (10-4) won by reviving their lagging running game and managing to hold onto a fourth-quarter lead. Coming into the... more »
  • Jenkins Shines as Saints Beat Rams 31-13

    December 13, 2010 9:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - While Drew Brees and the Saints have rattled off six-straight victories, they've put together another streak that should serve notice to the rest of the NFL about New Orleans' prospects for defending its Super Bowl title. The Saints hit the 30-point mark for a fifth straight... more »
  • Saints Team Ambassador at Academy

    December 11, 2010 11:12 PM

    A former New Orleans Saint made a stop in Acadiana Saturday. Michael lewis was over at "Academy Sports" for a meet and greet with fans. Lewis is a former wide receiver and special teams standout, he says the best part about his fame--the fans.
  • Bengals Fall For Ruse, Saints Win 5th Straight

    December 6, 2010 12:02 PM

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Saints have a name for the ruse. They call it "No-Brainer Freeze." Perfect description for the last-minute deception that got their latest win. New Orleans enticed the Bengals to jump offside in the closing seconds Sunday, giving the Saints a chance to win in regulation. Drew... more »
  • Questions Answered in Jail Release; Smith Pays Up

    December 2, 2010 7:31 PM

    New information surfaces about the arrest and release of Saints player Will Smith in Lafayette. KATC's Maddie Garrett brings you an exclusive look inside the arrest from a man who sat next to Smith in jail. And the judge who released Smith finally gives a response. The controversy first... more »
  • Saints Super Bowl License Plates Now on Sale

    December 1, 2010 6:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints fans on Wednesday can start getting state-issued license plates commemorating the NFL team's Super Bowl victory. Michelle Rayburn, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Motor Vehicles, told The Times-Picayune that 4,400 special license tags have been stamped out so far by... more »
  • Will Smith's Release From Jail Illegal?

    November 29, 2010 7:13 PM

    We've learned more about the Lafayette judge and her relationship with a Saints player released from jail over the weekend. KATC's Maddie Garrett found out Will Smith and Judge Phyllis Keaty knew each other before his arrest. On the judge's facebook page was a picture of her and the Smiths'.... more »
  • Saints Defensive End Arrested in Lafayette

    November 27, 2010 12:58 PM

    Saints player Will Smith was booked into the Lafayette Parish Jail Saturday morning after allegedly getting into a fight with his wife. Smith was charged with simple battery and domestic abuse. According to Cpl. Paul Mouton, the couple was leaving a night club in the 300 block of Jefferson just... more »
  • Bad Play Turns Good for Saints in Win Over Cowboys

    November 26, 2010 9:31 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins admittedly took a bad angle at the same time one of the cornerbacks slipped. That left Roy Williams wide open and sprinting down the field seemingly about the seal an incredible Thanksgiving comeback for the Dallas Cowboys. "Honestly, it could have been... more »
  • Bush to Return for Thanksgiving Game

    November 25, 2010 10:02 AM

    New Orleans, La- Saints coach Sean Payton says he's optimistic Reggie Bush will be able to finally return to action at Dallas on Thanksgiving. The veteran running back has missed eight games since fracturing his right fibula.
  • UL Lafayette Band to Play at Superdome Sunday

    November 15, 2010 4:51 PM

    When the Saints take on the Seahawks this weekend at the Superdome, fans will be treated to the sounds of UL Lafayette's Pride of Acadiana Marching Band and special guests Ragin' Jazz. The two groups will be performing during half time. Kickoff is set for 3:05 p.m. This... more »
  • Saints players in Acadiana today

    November 9, 2010 7:05 AM

    Several New Orleans Saints players will be in Acadiana today. The New Orleans Saints Gatorade Junior training camp will take place at Teurlings Catholic High School. The camp participants will be members of the boys and girls club of Acadiana.
  • NFL Hall of Famer to Make Good on Abbeville Visit

    November 8, 2010 5:04 PM

    Former New Orleans Saints linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson is returning to Abbeville on Wednesday for a day full of visits. This upcoming stop comes on the heels of his no-show October 9th at the 62nd Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival Parade. Many residents in Abbeville felt... more »
  • Pierre Thomas Update

    October 28, 2010 5:22 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints running back Pierre Thomas is using crutches after practice to keep pressure off his sprained left ankle and says he's frustrated by the length of his recovery. Thomas has not played since the injury occurred late in the Saints' Week 3 loss to Atlanta. On... more »
  • Pierre Thomas Out Again

    October 15, 2010 5:12 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints leading rusher Pierre Thomas will miss his third straight game on Sunday in Tampa Bay while he continues to rehabilitate a left ankle sprain. Thomas says he still feels a little pain when he jogs or tries to make a lateral cut, but he also... more »
  • Couple Wins Saints Sideline Seats from Lottery

    October 14, 2010 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine resident Earl Comeaux and his wife love to attend Saints games, but they have always watched from afar. On Oct. 24, though, they will get to see the Saints take on Cleveland with pregame field passes and Club Sideline seats after winning a 2010 Saints Prize... more »
  • Sentencing Delayed for Head of Defunct Movie Studio for Selling Nonexisting Tax Credits to Members of the Saints

    September 29, 2010 1:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sentencing is being delayed until Jan. 19 for the head of a defunct movie studio who pleaded guilty to selling $1.9 million in nonexistent tax credits to members of the New Orleans Saints. On May 13, Wayne Read pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen funds... more »
  • John Carney Returning to the New Orleans Saints

    September 29, 2010 12:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Veteran kicker John Carney is returning to the New Orleans Saints. Carney's agent, Jack Mills, confirmed in an e-mail Tuesday to The Associated Press that his client would be signing with his former team. Terms of the contract weren't released. Carney, who is 46, worked out... more »
  • Agony in OT for Saints

    September 27, 2010 11:12 AM

    RANT: We want to hear from the Who Dat fans. What went wrong Sunday afternoon? Was it the decision to kick so early in overtime? Was it the absence of Reggie Bush? Should Garrett Hartley be replaced? Do you even care about one loss? RANT by clicking the RANT icon... more »
  • Saints Cornerback Randall Gay Will Miss Sunday's Game

    September 24, 2010 5:31 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints cornerback Randall Gay will miss Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Coach Sean Payton says Gay, who left the Saints' victory at San Francisco on Monday night after taking a blow to the head, had an independent medical examination on Thursday and got... more »
  • Saints Super Bowl Ring Raffle Winner announced

    September 21, 2010 10:16 AM

    A Hattiesburg, MS doctor is the envy of the Who Dat nation today. Christopher S. Lynn won the Saints Super Bowl XLIV Championship ring raffle during Monday's Saints-49ers game. Tickets were two dollars, $1.4 million was raised. The Hattiesburg neurologist also gets an expense paid trip to a home game... more »
  • ESPN: Reggie Bush Has Leg Fracture

    September 21, 2010 9:25 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO -- New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush has a fractured fibula in his right leg, sources tell ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The injury is not expected to end Bush's season, sources said, indicating he could return in four to six weeks. More tests were scheduled... more »
  • Louisiana Lottery - 2010 Saints Prize Package Winner

    September 20, 2010 11:36 AM

    Dianne Jefferson of Washington, La., has always been a Saints fan but never had the opportunity to watch them play in the Superdome. That is until she heads to the Dome Sept. 26 to watch the Saints play Atlanta as the 2010 Saints Prize Package winner from the first Saints... more »
  • Businesses Seeing Spike in Sales For Saints Opener

    September 10, 2010 1:10 PM

    Anything sporting the saints logo from cups to T-shirts to caps can't stay on store shelves. Academy Manager, Scott Guidry, said he expects to be busy "until game time and once game time starts, I'm sure we'll slow down." Fans out shopping definitely have their favorite saints player... more »
  • More Time To Buy Saints Ring

    September 9, 2010 11:31 AM

    New Orleans - You have more time to get in on a chance to win one of those Saints Super Bowl rings. The team announced Wednesday it is extending its ring raffle until September 20. The raffle was scheduled to end Thursday morning. The Saints also announced a... more »
  • Football fever sweeps NO as Saints, Vikings meet

    September 9, 2010 9:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tailgating began about sunrise around the Louisiana Superdome though the New Orleans Saints' season-opening NFL game with the Minnesota Vikings wasn't scheduled to start for more than 12 hours. As the Saints prepared to open the defense of their Super Bowl title, the city was in... more »
  • Home Opener Countdown is On!

    September 8, 2010 4:12 PM

    The defending Superbowl Champion Saints take on the Minnesota Vikings this Thursday for their season home opener. Thousands are flocking to the city for all the excitement leading up to the game. The activities include: The NFL Play 60 Youth Football Festival at Woldenberg Park Thursday from 10:00 a.m. -... more »
  • Saints Roster Changes

    September 8, 2010 4:01 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have re-signed tight end Tory Humphrey and waived cornerback Leigh Torrence. Humphrey, who also plays on special teams, had been waived earlier in the week when the Saints added veteran linebacker Danny Clark to the roster. Saints coach Sean Payton says his... more »
  • Saints Home Opener Schedule of Events

    September 8, 2010 12:53 PM

    Thursday is the season home opener for the New Orleans Saints. They take on the Minnesota Vikings. The NFL Play 60 Youth Football Festival is underway today at Woldenberg Park from 10:00 2:45 p.m. It continues Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. The NFL Fan Zone is set... more »
  • Saints Warn of Fake Tickets for Home Opener

    September 8, 2010 10:19 AM

    Beware of counterfeit tickets if you're planning to go to the Saints home opener against the Vikings this Thursday. "These tickets will not be accepted at our games and those fans that purchase the counterfeit tickets will sadly be unable to gain admittance to the games," said Michael Stanfield, Vice... more »
  • Saints Add Linebacker Danny Clark to Their Roster

    September 6, 2010 1:59 PM

    (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have added veteran linebacker Danny Clark to their roster, marking his second stint with the club since the Sean Payton era began in 2006. The 33-year-old Clark, now in his 11th season, also was with the club in 2006. His addition adds depth to... more »
  • New Orleans Saints Roster Down to 75

    August 31, 2010 5:17 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have released fourth-string quarterback Sean Canfield and reserve receiver Andy Tanner. New Orleans needed to cut two players to get its preseason roster down to 75 by Tuesday afternoon as required by NFL rules. Canfield, a former Oregon State quarterback, was drafted... more »
  • Saints Add Second-Year Linebacker K.C. Asiodu to Roster

    August 25, 2010 1:36 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have added second-year linebacker K.C. Asiodu to the roster, less than one day after the release of veteran reserve linebacker and former special teams captain Troy Evans. Although the Saints did not immediately announce the signing of Asiodu, he was listed on... more »
  • Saints Pre-Season Games Available in HD on LUS Fiber

    August 12, 2010 3:22 PM

    LAFAYETTE, LA - LUS Fiber digital video subscribers can view all of the Saints pre-season games in HD on channel 407 beginning at 6:30 pm as the Saints face the New England Patriots. Customers can also watch the Saints play the Houston Texans on Aug. 21 at 7:00 pm and... more »
  • Saints add Mark Bradley to the Roster

    August 6, 2010 11:16 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have agreed to contract terms with free agent wide receiver Mark Bradley. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, who announced the move on Friday, says the club has a one-year deal with the five-year veteran and has waived receiver Matt Simon to make... more »
  • Saints Will Go Marching In To The White House

    July 28, 2010 7:25 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Saints will go marching in to the White House next month. President Barack Obama will welcome the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints on Aug. 9. The Saints electrified their city and fans by beating the Indianapolis Colts, 31-17, in February. Obama is an avid sports... more »
  • Saints Sign Jimmy Graham

    July 28, 2010 4:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have signed third-round draft pick Jimmy Graham. The team announced the four-year deal on Wednesday, but did not release any terms. Graham, a tight end who played one season of football at the University of Miami, is the fifth of the Saints... more »
  • Mannings Back Home in Louisiana

    July 9, 2010 7:50 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Mannings are together again for their football camp in south Louisiana, where former Saints quarterback Archie Manning says life has been a bit awkward since his old team defeated his son Peyton's Colts in the Super Bowl. Archie says the... more »
  • Saints Exhibit is a Hit in Shreveport

    July 9, 2010 9:17 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - There were no current members of the New Orleans Saints on hand but that didn't matter to thousands of northwest Louisiana fans who flocked to what was billed as the Saints' Championship Tour exhibit at Shreveport's Convention Center. The star attraction of the exhibit, , was... more »
  • Some Lucky Person Can Win A Saints Super Bowl Ring

    June 8, 2010 2:53 PM

    FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints used a visit to Plaquemines Parish to raise residents' spirits and announce an effort to raise funds as well. Quarterback Drew Brees told the crowd that the team will receive their Super Bowl rings soon, and some fan will get one... more »
  • Governor Jindal and Saints to Rally Support for Coastal Louisiana

    June 8, 2010 11:43 AM

    Press Release- Today at 11:00 AM, Governor Bobby Jindal will participate in a Saints Rally to Support Coastal Louisiana that will be held at the Fort Jackson Wildlife Center on 100 Herbert Harvey Drive in Buras, LA at 11 AM. The event is open to the public. Along with Jindal... more »
  • Street Renamed for Saints player

    May 21, 2010 10:40 AM

    BRUSLY, La. (AP) - Brusly native and Saints cornerback Randall "Blue" Gay was on hand Thursday when West Baton Rouge Parish honored him by changing the name of Red Eye Lane to Randall "Blue" Gay Street. Parish President Riley Berthelot has said the renaming the street where school buses used... more »
  • Ex-Saint Grant Gets Probation in Ga. Club Fight

    May 11, 2010 10:13 AM

    BLAKELY, Ga. (AP) - Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in a nightclub fight that killed a pregnant woman, pleaded no contest to a charge of affray and was sentenced to probation. Assistant District Attorney Ron Smith says Grant... more »
  • Saints Brought Alex Brown In For Offseason Visit

    April 6, 2010 4:36 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have brought free agent Alex Brown in for an offseason visit. Team spokesman Greg Bensel says the former Bears defensive end was at the Saints' suburban training headquarters on Monday. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has cited defensive end among the defending... more »
  • Saints Preseason Schedule Set

    March 31, 2010 9:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints will play the New England Patriots, the San Diego Chargers, the Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans in the 2010 preseason. A schedule the NFL released Wednesday shows the Saints opening the preseason against the Patriots in... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Football Kicker

    March 31, 2010 8:32 AM

    Watch Veronica White try to kick a football down the field.
  • House Approves Saints License Plate

    March 30, 2010 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Drivers hoping to show their support of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints would be able to buy a specialized license plate, under legislation that received approval from a House committee Tuesday. The specialized plate would be designed by working with the NFL team,... more »
  • Saints Flag Auctioned Off Online Raises Nearly $7,000 For Charity

    March 5, 2010 3:14 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A New Orleans Saints flag that Indiana's governor displayed outside his office from losing a Super Bowl bet is heading to Louisiana after it sold in an online auction for $6,852. The governor's office says Bryan Bossier Sr. of Alexandria, La., won the flag as bids in... more »
  • Devery Henderson in Lafayette

    February 27, 2010 9:53 PM

    Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson was at Brother's on the Boulevard in Lafayette this afternoon. Fans lined up by the hundreds for a chance to meet the Opelousas native. He signed autographs for all comers and was glad to see smiles on the faces of his hometown area fans.
  • Indiana governor auctioning Saints flag for charity

    February 26, 2010 7:25 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he'll auction off for charity the New Orleans Saints flag he displayed outside his office for losing a Super Bowl bet. Daniels displayed the flag outside his Statehouse office for a week after losing the bet to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on... more »
  • New Orleans Saint Darren Sharper Plans Visit To Lafayette

    February 22, 2010 2:04 PM

    (Lafayette, Louisiana)- On Wednesday February 24th, Darren Sharper of the New Orleans Saints is headed to celebrate his NFL Super Bowl victory with all his supportive fans in Lafayette. He will be at the Lafayette Health Club where he will be launching his signature "Sharper Shake" shirts. Darren Sharper will... more »
  • Gov. Daniels flies Saints flag for Super Bowl bet

    February 17, 2010 12:29 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is flying a New Orleans Saints flag outside his Statehouse office after losing a friendly Super Bowl wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Daniels' office says in a statement that the flag went on display Tuesday in the Statehouse atrium, where it will... more »
  • Saints Kicker Garrett Hartley To Sign Autographs In Lafayette

    February 12, 2010 4:06 PM

    Super Bowl XLIV Champion kicker Garrett Harley to sign autographs at Lafayette Academy Sports + Outdoors store this Monday The session will be on Monday, February 15 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. In the wake of the most-watched Super Bowl in history, Academy Sports + Outdoors is... more »
  • United Airlines flight delayed by Saints parade

    February 11, 2010 1:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Close to 100 passengers on a United Airlines flight spent an extra night in New Orleans because of heavy traffic as a result of the parade honoring the Super Bowl-winning Saints, the airline said Wednesday. The flight to Los Angeles was supposed to leave at 7:18... more »
  • Jindal sends Saints flag to Indiana governor

    February 11, 2010 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has sent his Indiana counterpart a New Orleans Saints flag to fly at that state's capitol building, as part of a Super Bowl bet. In a letter sent Wednesday, Jindal told Gov. Mitch Daniels that he looks forward to receiving a... more »
  • Vitter challenges NFL with "Who Dat" T-shirts

    February 11, 2010 12:37 PM

    In light of the recent "Who Dat" logo controversy, Senator David Vitter has printed up his own "Who Dat" shirt. To read Senator Vitter's original story CLICK HERE , to purchase the T-shirt CLICK HERE .
  • Saints win Super Bowl, 31-17 over Colts

    February 7, 2010 11:56 PM

    MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - The ultimate underdogs, they ain't. Not anymore. The Saints are Super Bowl champions now. Who Dat? Try Drew Brees, Sean Payton and a team that has reversed its embarrassing past, carrying an entire city to the top with it. Put away those paper bags... more »
  • Saints Beads & Favors Flying Off Shelves

    February 5, 2010 12:59 PM

    With the Superbowl and Mardi Gras coming up, it is one big party after another. One party favor store in Lafayette, Beads Galore, has seen a huge rush recently. Saints gear is flying off the shelves because Acadianians are rushing to get decked out for the big day. ... more »
  • Black and Gold Makes King Cake Boom

    February 4, 2010 7:17 PM

    There's been an unexpected increase in business for an industry that's always booming this time of year. With Mardi Gras less than two weeks away, its no surprise that king cakes are selling like hot cakes. This year, the purple, green and gold are taking a backseat to the black... more »
  • Couple Wins Superbowl Tickets for $50

    February 4, 2010 1:29 PM

    Saints fans throughout Acadiana entered the "Lil Man Big Saints Fan" Superbowl raffle, organized by Senator Troy Hebert. The winners were announced on GMA Thursday morning: Jodie and Janet Crouch of Lafayette won the pair of tickets. They entered five times at $10 per entry, which means they... more »
  • Big Screens For The "Big Game"

    February 2, 2010 6:54 PM

    There's no better way to watch the big game than on a big screen T.V. They're many choices out there making it hard to pick the perfect set. There's plasma, DLP, LCD and now LED. How are you ever supposed to make a choice on what will... more »
  • Saints Fan's Decked Out House

    January 29, 2010 1:55 PM

    One woman from St. Mary Parish says she is the biggest Saints fan-- a belief that is supported by a giant collection of Saints items. Marilyn Burgess started her collection 35 years ago, and now it takes up the whole first floor of her home. "It was like... more »
  • RANT: NFL stops use of the phrase "Who Dat"

    January 28, 2010 12:02 PM

    The NFL is handing out cease and desist orders to New Orleans t-shirt shops for those using their trademark, including the phrase "Who Dat". According to NFL spokesman Dan Masonson, "Any unauthorized use of the Saints colors and other [marks] designed to create the illusion of an affiliation with... more »
  • Paint Saints for Haiti

    January 27, 2010 12:26 PM

    Amidst all the Superbowl excitement, it is easy to forget about those who are suffering. Students from Our Lady of Fatima decided to help those in need through the black and gold. Fatima students teamed up with local well-loved artist "King Rob" Wednesday, getting people pumped up at the... more »
  • More Flights Added for Superbowl

    January 26, 2010 8:27 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Delta Air Lines is adding flights to and from Indianapolis and New Orleans to help carry the crush of fans heading to Florida for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. The world's biggest airline will add another flight on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 from Indianapolis to Atlanta,... more »
  • Saints Win Ties Up Cell Phones

    January 26, 2010 11:03 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - When the New Orleans Saints won a Super Bowl berth, it tied up cell phone lines at the other end of the state. Monroe residents say there was a flurry of missed calls and text messages a few minutes after the game. AT&T spokeswoman Sue Sperry... more »
  • Saints Victory Lifts Spirits in Still-Scarred City

    January 25, 2010 8:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was evident in the sounds of busy cash registers and in the smiles of construction workers in a neighborhood where Hurricane Katrina's scars linger: the Saints' journey to the Super Bowl has added bounce to this city's long, hard recovery and added a new reason... more »
  • Saints Kicker Predicted Ending

    January 25, 2010 1:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The phone rang at 2:15 a.m., and Garrett Hartley's father wondered why on earth his son would be calling at such an hour on the day of the biggest game of his life. "I said, 'Dad, I have a feeling I'm going to hit a game... more »
  • RANT: Black and Gold Flu

    January 25, 2010 1:28 PM

    The "Black and Gold" flu is going around the state. There's a good chance the Saints Fever hit some in your workplace hard! Tell us, how did you get out of work today? We could air your "excuses" in our 10:00 report tonight! Click here to submit!

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