1. Saints Run the Ball to Victory: Hell Reports Snow Flurries

    Pierre Thomas lobbied to Sean Payton all week to let him prove that he can run the ball effectively. Apparently his words did not go without notice...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 5 years ago 357 reads 2 comments

  2. NBA: New Orleans Hornets' Spurt Keyed By West

    After starting the season 3-0 and averaging over 105 points per game, the New Orleans Hornets suffered a November swoon and dropped five of their next seven games to fall to 5-5...

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  3. New Orleans Saints Frustrate Fans To No End

    Disappointing. Tantalizing. Agonizing. Frustrating. Words can only begin to describe the emotions Saints' fans have experienced the past two seasons. Only a decades-long Saints' fan can completely understand the torture...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 380 reads 7 comments

  4. LSU Tigers: The State of the Program

    "The sky is falling!!!" This quote from Chicken Little sums up many of the comments regarding LSU football that I have heard this season from many fans and observers. I have sat back and listened to many who say that Les Miles should be fired...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 578 reads 11 comments

  5. Saints-Bucs: Four Keys to a New Orleans Victory

    With their impressive showing on Monday Night Football, the 6-5 Saints and their fans still hold on to slim hopes of a playoff berth. Sunday's game against the Buccaneers is crucial to their playoff chances...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  6. Bengals or Lions: Which is More Likely To Go 0-16?

    Things are starting to get back to normal in the NFL. The Colts won a game at home, the Raiders have an interim head puppet, er...coach, and the Bengals and Lions are winless...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 601 reads 5 comments

  7. NFL Magic Eight Ball: Will Desperate 2-3 Teams Win in Week Five?

    The Chargers, Saints, Eagles, Jaguars, and Packers all were picked by many to make it to the playoffs this season. All three lost in Week Five and are sitting at 2-3. They are behind teams such as the Falcons, Jets, and Cardinals...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 347 reads 1 comments

  8. New Orleans Saints' MNF Loss Shows Why Some Players Will Never Be Starters

    There are many reasons why the Saints lost to the Vikings on MNF in Week Five. I could talk about the penalties (11 for 102 yards). I could mention the four turnovers on offense and none on defense...

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  9. NFL Week Five: Predictions and Quick Hits on Every Game

    Tennessee (4-0) at Baltimore (2-1) Both of these teams have gotten off to impressive starts. The Titans have the best point differential average in the NFL (+14 per game). Defensively, these may be the two best teams in the league...

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  10. NFL Quarter-Season MVP: A Saintly Pick

    It’s absolutely too early to start MVP talk. I’m going to start it anyway. From what I can tell after nearly four weeks of NFL action, New Orleans Saints quarterback ...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  11. SEC Versus PAC-10 Debaters: Shut Up

    If this past week's college football action proved anything, it's that anyone can beat anyone. Oh, and the people who constantly bicker and sling mud over which conference is the best need to shut up—at least for now...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 446 reads 1 comments

  12. NFL Week 4 Predictions: Redskins and Cowboys meet in key NFC East battle

    I finally got on track with a good week after going 11-5. One of my losses was an overtime game (Tampa @ Chicago) and another was the New England's loss to Miami, a total shocker. This week there are only 13 games as bye weeks begin...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  13. BCS Crisis Alert: Will 2008 Be 2004 All Over Again?

    The BCS system was designed to place the best two teams into the national title game. There is yelling from the rooftops nearly every season about how certain teams got screwed out ...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 279 reads 5 comments

  14. Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda... Saints lose another close one.

    Win the time of possession? Check. 33 minutes to 27 minutes. Win the turnover battle? Check. +1 turnover margin. Score over 30 points? Check. They scored 32...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 112 reads 1 comments

  15. SEC! SEC! SEC! Top Teams Flex Muscles on the Road

    Last week, the Big 12 celebrated a banner day with an impressive showing from top to bottom. This week, four of the top teams in the SEC scored big victories. Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and LSU all won in impressive fashion on the road...

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  16. NFL Picks: Chargers, Vikings, Seahawks, and Jaguars looking for first win

    As some of you may have read in a previous article, my picks have been awful. After starting the season, 9-7, I slipped to 8-7 during the hurricane-shortened week. Here’s hoping to a better week...

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  17. College Football Game Of The Week: LSU-Auburn

    With the competition among the SEC teams as fierce as it is, it is never too early to mark a game as a crucial one. This is especially true when it comes to LSU-Auburn...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 517 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL: 10 Things I Learned After Two Weeks

    After just one-eighth of the NFL regular season, some trends are beginning to develop. While some things seem like they never change, there are also some surprises and some disappointments. Here are 10 things that I have learned about this young season..

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 652 reads 2 comments

  19. New Orleans Saints' Eight Lessons Learned from the Loss to the Redskins

    The Saints fell to 1-1 on the season with a loss to the Washington Redskins. While a loss is never a good thing, there are always lessons to be learned. 1. Drew Brees can't do it all by himself...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 610 reads 2 comments

  20. Big XII Domination, sub-par SEC and Is the PAC-10 still USC and Everybody Else?

    Ohio State-USC. September 13, 2008. This date was circled on calendars throughout college football. This was billed by many to be the game of the year, especially in the non-conference schedule...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 850 reads 4 comments

  21. Saints-Redskins Preview: Position-By-Position Comparisons

    Week 1 for the New Orleans Saints could not have gone much better as they opened the season with a divisional win in front of their home faithful. The defense was surprisingly good as they got productions from familiar faces and newcomers alike...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 170 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Week Two Predictions: Which Backup QBs Will Lead Teams to Victory?

    Thanks to a sweep of the Monday nighters, I managed to pull out a 9-7 mark in Week One. It's not what I expected or hoped for, but I guess it's not so bad, considering it was the first week of the season...

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  23. Could Colston's Injury Be a Blessing In Disguise?

    Around 10:30 Wednesday morning, I received a text message while I was at work from one of my best friends. One of our strongest bonds as friends is our love for sports, especially for the LSU Tigers and New Orleans professional teams...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  24. Raiders-Broncos: Lane Kiffin Disgusted in Loss to Denver

    With Brandon Marshall serving a one-game suspension, Jay Cutler was forced to the find another go-to receiver—at least for one night. It looks as if he found his new favorite target...

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  25. Football Critic: Evaluating the New Orleans Saints' Week One Performance

    The Saints started the 2008 season on the right foot. Unlike last year's opening week abomination against the Colts, in which they got outworked in every way, the Saints outperformed the Bucs in many areas this year...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 6 years ago 151 reads 1 comments