Brees throws 3 TDs and Saints grab NFC South lead in 31-15 win over Chicago Bears

December 16, 2014 in Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints found a cure for their problems — playing the Bears. Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns, and New Orleans beat […]

Saints improve to 5-0 as Drew Brees leads 26-18 road victory over Bears

October 7, 2013 in News, Sports, Top Stories

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees passed to Jimmy Graham along the sideline. He found the tight end over the middle. They hooked up for long plays and short ones, all over the field.

That New Orleans connection was just too much for the Chicago Bears.

Brees threw two touchdown passes, Graham tied an NFL record with another 100-yard game and the Saints beat the Bears 26-18 on Sunday to remain unbeaten…

Alyne Payton, Walter Payton’s mom, dies after long illness

May 13, 2013 in News, Obituaries, Statewide News, Top Stories

Alyne S. Payton, the mother of the late NFL Hall of Fame running back and Chicago Bears star Walter Payton, died Monday at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was 87.

Family members say she died after a long illness.

Officials with Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home said services were scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 10 at Black’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson. Burial was Saturday in Resthaven Cemetery in Columbia.