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Drew Brees settles lawsuit alleging investment fraud

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has settled a lawsuit with a former teammate who allegedly advising him to invest $160,000 in tax credits that turned out to be bogus, court records show. The suit filed on Brees’ behalf in federal court in 2013 alleged former Saints long snapper Kevin Houser, a licensed securities broker, mishandled the ...

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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS MOVING — Mississippi company has the task of moving the football team

Before the New Orleans Saints take the field, John Fayard Moving and Warehousing crews have to deliver the footballs, uniforms, video equipment and tons of other black and gold equipment from the team training facility to the Mercedes Benz Superdome. For out-of-town games, Fayard hauls equipment to the New Orleans airport and a second crew drives to the hosting stadium. ...

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Tagliabue overturns Goodell on Saints suspensions

NEW ORLEANS — In a sharp rebuke to his successor’s handling of the NFL’s bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in a case that has preoccupied the league for almost a year. Tagliabue, who was appointed by Commissioner Roger Goodell to handle the appeals, still found that three ...

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Saints egged on in Atlanta; Mississippi Fruit & Vegetable Growers wrap up Jackson trade show

  A claim by New Orleans Saints players that airport workers pelted their bus with eggs after they touched down in Atlanta for tonight’s game in the Georgia Dome brought this headline on Charlie Harper’s PeachPundit.com website: “Atlanta Airport Workers Promote GA Agribusiness To Arriving Tourists.” Why the poultry party? Perhaps it’s because the Saints own the Falcons,  often seen ...

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Bounty Consequences: Saint's Peyton gets 1-year suspension, team loses 2nd round pick

The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year for his involvement in a forbidden “bounty” program, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday. According to Schefter, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis will be suspended for eight games and fined $500,000. The team will also be fined $500,000 and will lose a second round pick in ...

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Saints happy to have McAllister at Super Bowl

MIAMI — As Deuce McAllister sauntered into a lounge inside the stadium that will host Sunday’s Super Bowl, Saints running back Pierre Thomas caught sight of him and shouted “Doooooose!” “He’s done so much for New Orleans. He’s done so much for this team, in the community, for the fans,” Thomas said. “The coaches, they did a good job of ...

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Area sports bars brace for Super Sunday

There have been unconfirmed reports from around Mississippi the past two weeks that pigs have flown and hell has frozen over. Why, you may ask? The New Orleans Saints are in the Super Bowl, of course. “I cannot believe I have lived long enough to see the Saints in a Super Bowl,” said 55-year old Clinton resident Mike Jefcoat, who’s ...

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