Brees and the Saints finished 11-5 last season and made it to the Divisional Round of the postseason, where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. All five of the Saints' losses came on the road, but they exorcised their demons as the visitor by defeating Philadelphia in the opening round of the playoffs.
The fact that we look to Roger Goodell and the NFL to take the lead on any number of social issues should say more about us as a society than the commissioner or the league he lords over.
The Memphis Grizzlies have named Bob Donewald Jr. as the new head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy.
Saying he got the Ray Rice suspension wrong, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has instituted harsher penalties for players and league personnel over domestic violence offenses.
The Dallas Cowboys have signed running back Phillip Tanner.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday.
Philadelphia Phillies president and CEO David Montgomery is taking a medical leave of absence while he continues to recover from jaw cancer surgery, the team announced Thursday.
The New York Mets have placed right-handed pitcher Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 24 due to a herniated disk in his neck.
Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 24 of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.
The New England Revolution have signed United States international midfielder Jermaine Jones as a Designated Player after a blind draw conducted by Major League Soccer.
United States men's national team goalkeeper Tim Howard announced on Thursday he will take an extended hiatus from international competition.
The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that they have signed veteran guard Shannon Brown.
Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe?
After missing the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, Tony Stewart is expected to return to competition this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
NASCAR released the 2015 schedules for all three of its national touring series on Tuesday.
The Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date is one of many changes NASCAR has made to its 2015 schedule for the Sprint Cup Series.