NFL mulls expanding video after botched call

More Sports / Football Jan 22, 2019

NFL mulls expanding video after botched call

The NFL will consider allowing video reviews of pass interference calls, according to multiple reports Monday, in the wake of a heartbreaking no-call in the NFC Championship Game. The Washington Post and ESPN reported the league will consider expanding its video replay to include pass ...

Saints cruise past Falcons for 10th straight victory

More Sports / Football Nov 23, 2018

Saints cruise past Falcons for 10th straight victory

Drew Brees made Atlanta pay for losing track of his inexperienced receivers, and New Orleans' defense halted several promising Falcons drives with forced fumbles they could not afford. Tommylee Lewis and Austin Carr each caught his second career touchdown pass, rookie tight end Dan Arnold ...

More Sports / Football Aug 19, 2016

Sharper sentenced to over 18 years for rape

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in prison for drugging women in order to rape them — double the sentence recommended by prosecutors. One of Sharper's victims — the only one to speak at his sentencing hearing — ...

Former Saints defensive end Smith killed

More Sports / Football Apr 11, 2016

Former Saints defensive end Smith killed

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday after a traffic accident. An emailed statement from New Orleans city coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse said that Smith died "of multiple gunshot wounds" after a traffic accident in the city's Lower Garden District. ...

More Sports / Football Mar 18, 2016

Saints sign Laurinaitis, Sanford

The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker James Laurinaitis and safety Jamarca Sanford to free-agent contracts. The Saints, who announced the moves Thursday, say Laurinaitis has signed for three years and Sanford for one year. The 29-year-old Laurinaitis, who starred at Ohio State, has played for ...