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Sports columnist for The New Orleans Advocate. But every now and then, we'll talk about things other than sports.Mississippi born and raised.

Saints QB Drew Brees appears poised about contract situation

theadvocate.com — WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - OK, Saints fans. There's good news and bad news. First, the bad news. The New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees didn't negotiate a new contract Thursday, the opening day of the team's training camp at The Greenbrier.

A natural bond: Saints' training camp home recovering from its own flooding disaster

theadvocate.com — The destruction, of course, wasn't quite the same. But the pain and heartbreak of it is. It's why when you hear folks from Greenbrier County, W.V. talk about June 23, 2016, it sounds a lot like New Orleanians describing August 29, 2005. "Really scary. Terrifying actually."

Walker: Keenan Lewis is the hometown Saint who keeps on giving

theadvocate.com — Just how much Keenan Lewis is able to help the Saints when they report to training camp Wednesday remains to be seen. But how much Lewis is able to help the kids in his hometown is pretty clear. It's a priority for him. Always has been. Probably always will be.

Suspended Marlins 2nd baseman Dee Gordon begins rehabbing his name Tuesday with Zephyrs

theadvocate.com — The official release from the New Orleans Zephyrs calls it a rehab assignment. But when reigning National League batting champion Dee Gordon takes the field at 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Zephyrs in their game against the Sacramento River Cats, this won't be your typical rehab assignment.

Tulane's new baseball coach Travis Jewett delivers yet another press conference hit

theadvocate.com — As far as introductory news conferences go, Troy Dannen is now 3-for-3. Travis Jewett, the latest Tulane coach hired by Dannen, followed up Willie Fritz and Mike Dunleavy's back-to-back press conference hits with a hit of his own. Jewett's was an RBI single, driving home the point that Dannen has tried to make since taking over as Tulane's athletic director in December.

New South Plaquemines basketball coach Cameron Hill ready for small-town challenge

theadvocate.com — Basketball has taken Cameron Hill from the south side of Chicago, where he was born and raised, to New Orleans, where he played in college. Now it will take him to tiny Buras, where he takes over as head basketball coach at South Plaquemines High School.

Likely no room for Reggie Bush on Saints roster, Sean Payton tells Rich Eisen Show

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA /Sports/Saints/: Former Saints running back Reggie Bush is still looking for a home for the 2016 season. But even though a Bush return in New Orleans came close to materializing last year, a return isn't likely this time around due to the team's depth at running back.

Likely no room for Reggie Bush on Saints roster, Sean Payton tells Rich Eisen Show

theneworleansadvocate.com — New Orleans, LA /Sports/Saints/: Former Saints running back Reggie Bush is still looking for a home for the 2016 season. But even though a Bush return in New Orleans came close to materializing last year, a return isn't likely this time around due to the team's depth at running back.

Ricky Williams to be subject of upcoming Sports Illustrated film

theneworleansadvocate.com — Former Saints running back Ricky Williams is the subject of an upcoming Sports Illustrated Film that documents his life today and his role in the cannabis industry. Williams also will discuss his personal experience in the NFL's drug-testing protocol and how he felt after his image was tarnished by failing drug tusts.

Sean Payton’s ‘Riders Up’ call at Kentucky Derby came in relief of Sylvester Stallone

theneworleansadvocate.com — New Orleans, LA /Sports/Saints/: Back in May, Sean Payton got a chance to take part in a special Kentucky Derby tradition. Turns out he was filling in for Rocky.
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RT @nick_underhill: Secondary making plays. Bell picked Brees. Harris and Dixon almost had picks.


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