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Saints Bounty Program

Report: Titans Looking To Hire Suspended Coach

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gregg Williams may be a step closer to returning to the NFL after being suspended indefinitely for his role in the Saints' bo...

'It's Not Golf'

AP | BRETT MARTEL and HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

-- Former New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testified that he tried to shut down the team's bounty system when the NFL began investiga...

Vilma vs. Goodell Isn't Over Yet

Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

The battle between Jonathan Vilma and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't over yet, according to the linebacker's lawyer. The New Orleans Saints' sta...

Here We Go Again

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — All four players punished in the NFL's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation...

A Look at What's Hot and Not in the World of Sports

Kelli Gail | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Taking a look at the top 10 of what's hot or not in today's world of sports.

Goodell Writes Bounty Letter To NFL Fans

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has written an open letter to fans explaining the NFL's strict policy against bounty systems such as the on...

NFLPA Calls Out Goodell In Bounty Lawsuit

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the bounty inv...

WATCH: Drew Brees, Professional Cab Driver

Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports

Drew Brees has been pretty busy this offseason. The star quarterback has been embroiled in sporadically public negotiations with the New Orleans Saint...

Fujita: NFL Has 'Very Little Regard For The Truth'

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, a union leader with a record of criticizing the NFL's player-safety record, sees elements of a "...

Ex-Saints Player Refutes NFL's Bounty Evidence

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 06.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Former New Orleans defensive end Anthony Hargrove says it's not his voice saying "Give me the money" in a video used by the NFL as evidenc...

Bounty System -- What Did You Expect?

Chris Carey | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports
Chris Carey

You know the old saying, "There was a fight and a hockey game broke out!" If we really wanted to eliminate violence in sports, we would do it. Fines, suspension, expulsion would end it.

Junior Seau: Another Concussion-Related Death in the NFL?

Kelly Moore | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports
Kelly Moore

I knew Junior Seau from our days at USC when I worked as a student intern in the football office. I hadn't talked to him in years, but we share many friends and memories from what most of us consider to be some of the best years of our lives.

How Did NFL Players React To Bounty Suspensions?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

The NFL suspended four players on Wednesday for their roles in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, most notably Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, ...

NFL Bounty Penalties

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

-- Penalties issued by the NFL to those involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty program: Team...

Vilma Learns Of Suspension From Sportscenter

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

Jonathan Vilma was one of four players suspended by the NFL for his involvement in a bounty program operated by the New Orleans Saints under former de...

NFL Comes Down Hard On Players For Saints' Bounty Program

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.02.2012 | Sports

Hoping to close the book on bounties, the NFL suspended New Orleans Saints defensive captain Jonathan Vilma without pay for all of next season Wednesd...

Do NFL Cheaters Deserve Asterisks For Super Bowl Wins?

Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

By Terry McCormick, National Football Post In an nutshell, it sounds as if Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is a firm believer in the old adage...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.13.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Saints name Assistant Coach Joe Vitt the interim head coach filling in for the suspended Sean Payton. Vitt himself will be serving a six-game suspension for his role in the club's bounty system. So there will be an interim to the interim.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

This one didn't make the Masters telecast. A 40-year-old Masters "patron" was arrested for trying to steal sand from one of the sand traps. Police said he was drinking heavily at the time, and failed to get any sand into his cup.

Saints Fans Are Being Unfairly Punished by the NFL

Brian Frederick | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Whether or not Payton deserves his year long suspension, Saints fans have every right to be upset. I'm talking about the tax money they've paid over the last decade just to keep the team in town.

Filmmaker Defends Release Of Incriminationg Saints Audio

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- A documentary filmmaker says he had the right to release a recording of then-Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams exhorting his ...

SHOCK: Incriminating Audio Of Ex-Saints Coach's Pregame Speech

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.05.2012 | Sports

Hours before members of the New Orleans Saints' coaching staff and front office were scheduled to have their appeals heard by the NFL regarding the te...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Kentucky was the class of the tournament and now they're champions. So all the kids will now head to the pros and John Calipari will restock with "one and done" kids. Hey, thems the rules, and Calipari is working it to perfection.

Saints Coach To Appeal Bounty Suspension

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Saints coach Sean Payton is appealing his season-long suspension from the NFL for his role in New Orleans' bounty system. And he's...

NFL Coaches Talk Bounties

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

PALM BEACH, Fla. — NFL coaches plan to go right at the league's most sensitive subject – bounties – when they get together with play...