The Latest: Man who killed ex-Saints star seeks new trial

April 19, 2017 in Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The Latest on the sentencing hearing set for Cardell Hayes, who shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith to death after a traffic crash in […]

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused of murdering former Saints star Will Smith

December 6, 2016 in Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One car rear-ends another on a Saturday night. People argue. It escalates. Ten or so gunshots later, one driver is dead and the other waits nervously […]

Deuce McAllister taking over for late Hokie Gajan in Saints radio booth

June 17, 2016 in Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints star running back Deuce McAllister is joining the radio broadcast for Saints games. McAllister, whose appointment was announced by WWL radio on […]

Fans, friends to pay respects to Saints’ Will Smith

April 17, 2016 in Sports

METAIRIE, Louisiana (AP) — Fans of former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith will pay their respects Friday to the fallen sports hero who was shot and killed last […]

Police: Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

April 11, 2016 in Sports

By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended […]

Saints coach Sean Payton agrees to new 5-year contract

March 25, 2016 in Sports

BOCA RATON, Florida (AP) — New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said Wednesday he has agreed to a new five-year contract through 2020. Payton had two years remaining on […]

Sentencing reset for former Saint Darren Sharper in Vegas sex case

December 18, 2015 in Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sentencing has been reset again in Las Vegas for former NFL star Darren Sharper in a felony attempted sex assault case that’s part of a four-state […]

Brees, Saints beat Buccaneers 24-17 to end 4-game skid

December 14, 2015 in Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints looked quite comfortable in the role of late-season spoiler. Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes to Marques Colston […]