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WGNO SportsUPDATE: NFL Players' Association releases statement on bounty punishments: "After seeing the NFL's decision letters, the NFLPA has still not received any detailed or specific evidence from the league of these specific players' involvement in an alleged...
CNNFour past or present New Orleans Saints players were suspended Wednesday by the National Football League for their roles in the "bountygate" scandal involving bonuses for trying to hurt opponents. The league announced that Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove,...
WGNO SportsUPDATE: Statement From the New Orleans Saints: Today, Commissioner Goodell apprised us of the severe penalties facing our club, as proposed by the NFL. We recognize our fans’ concerns and we regret the uncertainty this episode has created for...
Tags: Sports, Mickey Loomis, Football, Fines, ESPN (tv network)
WGNO SportsFor the first time since his 1-year suspension was announced, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton spoke about the Saints' bounty program. Payton told reporters in Palm Beach, Florida that he would meet with his mentor, former Dallas Cowboys' head...
Soon after news broke last month that his father organized bounties in the NFL, Virginia Tech linebacker Chase Williams, through the school’s sports information office, said he would not grant any interviews during spring practice. No matter that...
Los Angeles TimesDisgraced defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, suspended indefinitely by the NFL for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, urged his players to take shots at the head, knees and ankles of specific San Francisco 49ers before a playoff game...
Tags: Frank Gore, Sports, Alex Smith, Football, Sean Payton
AP Pro Football WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell sent a message to every coach and player in the NFL: safety first. The league commissioner stuck with his punishments for New Orleans' pay-for-pain bounties on Monday, rejecting Saints coach Sean Payton's appeal of a...
Tags: James Harrison, Health, Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh, Sports
WGNO NewsIf you think New Orleans' only connection to Miami is the Saints' Super Bowl victory, then you need to catch a New Orleans Zephyrs game in Metairie. The Zs are the Triple-A team for the Miami Marlins. And just like the Saints -- albeit on a less severe...
Joe Vitt went directly from the football field at Towson State to his first job in the NFL as the strength coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1979. A little more than 30 years later, Vitt finds himself in the middle of one of the biggest stories in the...
Tags: Sports, Towson Tigers, Mike Martz, Mike McCormack, Sean Payton
Other than a sunburned nose and bald spot – my dear, sweet, late mother always lectured me about sunscreen and a hat – I’m not sure how much I gained from Virginia Tech’s second open scrimmage of the spring practice season...
WGNO SportsThe NFL announced Monday that Commissioner Roger Goodell would not reduce the punishments for Saints Coaches Sean Payton and Joe Vitt or Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis. The decision came after Goodell spent about six hours speaking with the...
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