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Analysis from Saints’ first practice of training camp

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNISSaints running back Khiry Robinson looks for room as safety Kenny Vaccaro and outside linebacker Junior Galette defend during the Saints' first practice of training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Advocate sportswriters Scott Rabalais, Ramon Antonio Vargas and Nick Underhill go over the highlights from the opening practice of the Saints’ training camp. … Continue reading →

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Brees loves cool training camp temperatures

New Orleans Saints quarterbacks Drew Brees (9) Luke McCown (4) and Ryan Griffin (7) talk during training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.,  Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

Last year the Saints had their training camp at the team facility in Metairie under hot, humid conditions that really took a lot out of players. The temperature was 64 degrees when the team had its first practice on Friday. Quarterback Drew Brees loved the temperature difference. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

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Analysis from Saints’ first practice of training camp

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNISSaints running back Khiry Robinson looks for room as safety Kenny Vaccaro and outside linebacker Junior Galette defend during the Saints' first practice of training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Advocate sportswriters Scott Rabalais, Ramon Antonio Vargas and Nick Underhill go over the highlights from the opening practice of the Saints’ training camp. … Continue reading →

Miles talks about Bolden transfer, waiting on Mills' legal process

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU football head coach Les Miles speaks at the Louisiana High School Coaches Association Coaches Clinic, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.

LSU football coach Les Miles, speaking to reporters at the Louisiana High School Coaches Association clinic, said quarterback Rob Bolden plans to transfer because he's going to pursue playing quarterback at a school closer to his home in Michigan. A report has Bolden transferring to Eastern Michigan. Miles says cornerback Jalen Mills, who was hit with a felony … Continue reading →

Rabalais: Putting a bow on LSU’s sports year

Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU running back Jeremy Hill runs for a touchdown against Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey, left, and defensive back John Lowdermilk last season in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida. Hill brought plenty of distractions to the TIgers, but also will be difficult to replace on the field.

How should we remember LSU’s 2013-14 athletic year? There were great highs and bitter lows, but looking back there is a definite “Meh” factor to the whole year. There are at least two sides to every story, and that was true for just about every achievement or disappointment LSU athletics and athletes had this past year. … Continue reading →

Video: Zephyrs' Marisnick eager for another promotion to Miami

Miami Marlins outfielder Jake Marisnick (AP)

Zephyrs outfielder Jake Marisnick, who was interviewed by Advocate contributor Darrell Williams, has bounced up and down from New Orleans to the Major League Miami Marlins in the past last year. Back with New Orleans, Marisnick is eager to play his way into another stint with the Marlins, only this time he wants to stay with the team … Continue reading →