| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:57 AM
NEW YORK -- After meeting with a top Democratic senator, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday steps the league is taking to prevent the paying of bounties to players to intentionally injure their opponents, including the...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:39 AM
The NFL announced Monday that Commissioner Roger Goodell would not reduce the punishments for Saints Coaches Sean Payton and Joe Vitt or Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis.
The decision came after Goodell spent about six hours speaking with the...
| Apr 10, 2012
If you think New Orleans' only connection to Miami is the Saints' Super Bowl victory, then you need to catch a New Orleans Zephyrs game in Metairie.
The Zs are the Triple-A team for the Miami Marlins. And just like the Saints -- albeit on a less severe...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
All four players associated with the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal have had their suspensions overturned by a three-man arbitration panel, NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah said.
Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Saints defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis is one of those thrilled with the change from Gregg Williams to the zone blitz scheme of Steve Spagnuolo. Ellis said last year - his worst as a pro - he just kept his mouth shut and played.
In 2011, Sedrick Ellis had...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Other than a sunburned nose and bald spot – my dear, sweet, late mother always lectured me about sunscreen and a hat – I’m not sure how much I gained from Virginia Tech’s second open scrimmage of the spring practice season...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:35 AM
UPDATE: NFL Players' Association releases statement on bounty punishments:
"After seeing the NFL's decision letters, the NFLPA has still not received any detailed or specific evidence from the league of these specific players' involvement in an alleged...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Four past or present New Orleans Saints players were suspended Wednesday by the National Football League for their roles in the "bountygate" scandal involving bonuses for trying to hurt opponents.
The league announced that Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove,...