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Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Carl Granderson was sentenced to six months in jail Thursday after a judge rejected the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assault charges.Granderson, who was accused of inappropriately touching two women while they slept at his apartment in 2018, went undrafted out of the University of Wyoming while facing charges of third-degree sexual assault and sexual battery.It appeared that Granderson might avoid
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The NFL’s best and worst offensive arsenals

[ad_1] When I was compiling my rankings of each NFL team's offensive weaponry last year, the Chiefs came out at No. 1. I was a little surprised. I ran through the rosters again. The Chiefs were still tops. I ran with it, and, well, things went OK. Patrick Mahomes won league MVP in his first season as a starter, and while Mahomes is unquestionably an incredible quarterback, it didn't hurt
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USWNT, Morgan take home top honors at ESPYS

[ad_1] The U.S. women's national soccer team's day started with a parade through New York City's Canyon of Heroes, included a flight to Los Angeles and then saw Alex Morgan and the USWNT shine as the big winners at The ESPYS on Wednesday night at The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.Morgan earned the ESPY for best female athlete, beating out overall women's World Cup Alpine skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin, Breanna
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USWNT, Morgan take home top honors at ESPYS

[ad_1] The U.S. women's national soccer team's day started with a parade through New York City's Canyon of Heroes, included a flight to Los Angeles and then saw Alex Morgan and the USWNT shine as the big winners at The ESPYS on Wednesday night at The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.Morgan earned the ESPY for best female athlete, beating out overall women's World Cup Alpine skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin, Breanna
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USWNT’s Morgan, Giants’ Barkley win at ESPYS

[ad_1] Alex Morgan of the World Cup champion U.S. Women's National Team earned the ESPY for best female athlete Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, joking that it was the second best trophy she has earned this week.Overall women's World Cup champion Mikala Shiffrin, Breanna Stewart of the WNBA's Seattle Storm and gymnast Simone Biles were the other nominees.Morgan set the tone for the World Cup champions
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Can Alvin Kamara or Christian McCaffrey join the exclusive 1,000-1,000 club?

[ad_1] 9:03 PM ETDavid NewtonCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006Mike TriplettCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduateFormer 49ers great Roger Craig randomly ran into Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey last year at the Orpheum
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Source — Saints’ Onyemata gets 1-game ban

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata, who had 6.5 sacks over the past two seasons, is being suspended one game for violating the NFL's substances of abuse policy, a league official told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.Onyemata was issued a misdemeanor summons for marijuana possession in February. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Onyemata's apartment in River Ridge, Louisiana, was searched after a narcotics agent received a
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Brees ‘passes torch’ to Zion with signed jersey

[ad_1] Drew Brees welcomed Zion Williamson to New Orleans with a framed jersey from the quarterback on which he wrote, "Passing the torch to you!"The New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday tweeted video of Williamson's reaction to receiving the gift that was waiting for him when he arrived in New Orleans.After arriving in New Orleans, @ZionWilliamson received a gift from @DrewBrees 🔥#LetsDance @Saints pic.twitter.com/qR5yqcdCNb— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) June 25, 2019
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Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO -- A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds.The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed against a La Jolla jeweler last year. Brees wasn't in court.The suit claimed that Vahid