Retired NFL players in the spirit of giving this Christmas

December 22, 2016 in News, Sports

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer There could be traffic jams on sidewalks and streets in Metro Jackson on Christmas morning thanks to the state’s retired NFL players. For the […]

Pascagoula’s Sarah Thomas felt pressure as 1st female NFL official — after the season

July 29, 2016 in Sports

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Sarah Thomas was never hit by the pressure of being the first woman to be a full-time NFL game official until after her first season on […]

Peyton Manning jokes, chokes up during retirement remarks

March 8, 2016 in Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — His voice cracking with emotion, Peyton Manning said good bye to the game he loved at a news conference packed with friends, family and laughter. He […]

JSU, NFL legend — Richardson remembered

February 11, 2016 in Sports

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer Before Willie L. Richardson Jr. left his imprint on Jackson State University, before he made his mark in the National Football League, the young […]

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 […]

New Orleans Saints, Pelicans ownership dispute: Mediation may settle Tom Benson family feud

November 13, 2015 in Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and trustees for his estranged daughter and grandchildren have agreed to mediation in Benson’s lawsuit, which aims to […]

Troubled former Saints LB Junior Galette signs with Redskins for league minimum

August 3, 2015 in Sports

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Whatever Junior Galette has been accused of away from football, and whatever punishment might come from an NFL review, Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden wanted to […]

New Orleans Saints veterans set tone at training camp’s outset

July 31, 2015 in Sports

(AP) As the New Orleans Saints took the field for the first practices of training camp, Drew Brees and some other elder statesmen on the roster talked about respect, trust, […]