Posts Tagged Louisiana

Pineville to host 2016 Dixie baseball World Series

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Dixie Boys Baseball is returning home to celebrate its 60th anniversary.

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Byrd eager to test back, mesh with Saints defense

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) — Saints safety Jairus Byrd has rarely been so eager to hit and be hit, if only to reassure himself that his surgically repaired back is a healed as doctors believe.

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Morgan’s memorable plays bolstering comeback hopes

Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh (24) and free safety George Wilson (21) pursue as New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan (13) pulls in a long pass reception in the second half of a NFL preseason football game in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Joe Morgan has a knack for the spectacular that’s tough for coaches to ignore.

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Commercial amberjack season to close Aug. 25

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Officials of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say the commercial fishing season for greater amberjack in Louisiana state waters will close Aug. 25 at 12:01 a.m.

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Saints’ Drew Brees returns to practice

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees watches from the sideline in street clothes before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees walked up to the line of scrimmage early Sunday, taking a snap during the New Orleans Saints’ pre-practice walk-through.

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