Battle for first place

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

Success breeds contempt

Kinder and Welsh may not be the oldest of rivals, but that doesn’t mean when they get together is doesn’t feel like their towns have had it out for one another since they were formed.

Cowboys, Cowgirls picked for upper echelon of SLC

It’s a clean sweep for Stephen F. Austin when it comes to the Southland Conference expectations in basketball.

Both the men’s and women’s teams from the school were picked to win conference titles, the league announced Wednesday.

Stern cleaned up mess in New Orleans

Three years ago professional basketball in New Orleans was a complete mess.

So was all of the NBA for that matter, as the league was suffering through a lockout that threatened the season.

Stern cleaned up mess in New Orleans

Three years ago professional basketball in New Orleans was a complete mess.

So was all of the NBA for that matter, as the league was suffering through a lockout that threatened the season.

In New Orleans, things were especially bleak.

First playoff unveiling means lots of nothing

With all the pomp and circumstance of a royal wedding, college football’s first-ever playoff four will be unveiled tonight.

Let the great debate begin.

Some are almost demanding that there be three SEC West teams included in the four. Others want no more than one.