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Sources: Trust to take Bush’s Heisman

The Heisman Trophy Trust is expected to strip former University of Southern California star running back Reggie Bush of college football’s top honor by the end of September, sources told Yahoo! Sports.Bush would become the first player in the 75-year…

Saints trolling for a veteran running back

The New Orleans Saints are going to consider free-agent possibilities as they deal with the loss of running back Lynell Hamilton(notes) for the season. He went down Wednesday with a torn ACL.Hamilton was in line to replace the departed Mike Bell(notes) as the club’s short-yardage back.…

At long last, Saints will add Patrick Ramsey to mix

The suspense was removed long ago, but the New Orleans Saints are expected to sign Patrick Ramsey(notes)later this week as a potential veteran backup to Drew Brees(notes).  Restrictions on free-agent signings for the champion Saints will be lifted on Thursday, reports Jason La Canfora…

Suns, Hornets want to hire Demps as GM

The New Orleans Hornets and Phoenix Suns are both aggressively trying to hire San Antonio Spurs executive Dell Demps as general manager and have submitted proposals to lure him, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.Demps, the Spurs’ vice president of basketball operations, met with Suns owner Robert…

Saints strike deal with Sean Canfield

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a four-year deal with seventh-round rookie quarterback Sean Canfield(notes), according to a league source.Terms weren't disclosed. Canfield received the standard base salaries of $320,000, $405,000, $490,000 and $575,000 as well as slotted signing bonus and…