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Former LSU and Saints star Devery Henderson said his days on the gridiron are over and he is looking ahead to what's next in his life.

The soft-spoken wide receiver reflected on a rewarding career when cameras caught up with him on a hot summer morning in his hometown of Opelousas, while he was giving back to the community.

Henderson was on his old high school football practice field for his annual free football camp for kids in the area.

Published in Baton Rouge News
Corpse has beer, cigs at funeral
Monday, 16 June 2014 07:21

A woman's unique funeral turns into a party to celebrate the different aspects of her life. CNN affiliate WGNO reports.

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Several thousand fans braved the heat on Airline Drive Wednesday to watch day two of Saints mini-camp, and Thursday is the last day to catch the team in action during mini-camp practices.

Faithful and anxious who dats have stood by to see the black and gold in action during the first two days of the three days of mini-camp practices that have been open to the public.

The practice begins at 11 a.m. Thursday and wraps up at 1:20 p.m.

Published in Louisiana Sports News

New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd has had back surgery and is expected to return to team activities next week, the team announced Thursday.

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Mickey Loomis is a poker player.

Yes, the man responsible for running two professional sports franchises plays cards as a hobby and he is very good.

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Lawmakers are getting out of a dispute between New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and NFL players about workers compensation claims.

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Former New Orleans quarterback Aaron Brooks and longtime NFL kicker John Carney have been elected to the Saints Hall of Fame.

The two newest inductees were announced Tuesday at the Superdome, which houses the hall.

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dumbo-mickeyThe Jimmy Graham franchise tag dispute reminds me of a Disney movie. You remember Dumbo the Flying Elephant whose oversized ears gave him the ability to soar like an eagle? Well, imagine Dumbo going to Walt Disney asking for a raise. It might go something like this:

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graham-panthersJim Mora taught us a long time ago that “coulda, woulda, shoulda” is the trifecta of losers. But it's hard not to think that way after the Saints' 23-15 loss at Seattle. The haughty Hawks climbed another rung on the Super Bowl ladder thanks to two bad moments that shoulda not happened.

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2013 In the BCS national championship game, Notre Dame refuses to come out of the locker room giving Alabama the first forfeit national championship in history.

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