• Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware (32) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

    Alex Smith leads Chiefs past mistake-prone Saints, 27-21

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes in another efficient outing, Daniel Sorensen returned an interception of Drew Brees for another touchdown and the Kansas City Chiefs held off the mistake-prone New Orleans Saints 27-21 on Sunday.

  • New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, right, grabs a rebound away from Orlando Magic's Serge Ibaka (7) as teammate Omer Asik, left, comes in to help during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Davis says Pelicans can win with ‘Boston’ model

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis doesn’t accept the premise that the New Orleans Pelicans will struggle again this season simply because they let two of their best shooters walk this offseason and didn’t make a splash in free-agency.

  • Ex-NFL star’s co-defendants face sentences in drug-rape case

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The two co-defendants in the drug and rape case that brought down one-time NFL star Darren Sharper were formally sentenced Thursday to lengthy prison terms — after hearing blistering condemnations from two of their victims in open court.

  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Tom Cruise, left, and Cobie Smulders appear in a scene from "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back." (David James/Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions via AP)

    Review: ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel not as good as 2012 original

    It’s not the acting or the action that makes “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” inferior to the original 2012 hit. It’s the story.

  • New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Vaquero was called for pass interference which set up a Carolina touchdown. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

    Saints defense hoping extra work extends winning streak

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro witnessed something at team headquarters on Monday that he could not recall seeing before in his three-plus NFL seasons.

  • Pelicans add 6-8 rookie Quincy Ford to preseason roster

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say they’ve signed swing player Quincy Ford to their preseason roster.