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Exec: Hornets saying 'No deals for Paul'

The New Orleans Hornets prepared for their highly anticipated sitdown with star guard Chris Paulby turning away the latest flurry of trade calls from other teams, according to NBA front-office sources.Sources told ESPN.com that teams inquiring about Paul's availability in recent days --…

Chris Paul Is Staying Put With New Orleans -- Or Is He?

Chris Paul apparently will be staying with the New Orleans Hornets after all.  Just days after Paul was reportedly plotting his exit from the Big Easy, the team released a statement implying that things are just peachy between the Hornets and their franchise point…

Truth & Rumors: Paul 'wants out' before next season

Dell Demps is rather appropriately in the Hornets nest. [All Demps has to do] is persuade Chris Paul to stay in New Orleans -- an uphill battle that begins now. When Paul was quoted a few weeks ago as saying he'd be open…

Hornets president: No infighting between owners

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans Hornets team president Hugh Weber said Tuesday that the slow pace of the club's planned ownership change has no bearing on the franchise's ability to make key changes aimed at building a winner around star guard Chris…

Sources: Hornets to hire Demps as GM

The New Orleans Hornets have fought off the Phoenix Suns to hire San Antonio's Dell Demps as their next general manager. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Demps and the Hornets reached an agreement Tuesday night on a deal that will install the Spurs' vice…

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…

USC plans to return Reggie Bush's Heisman Trophy

It appears USC is officially divorcing itself from Saints RBReggie Bush, the former tailback who won a Heisman Trophy for the Trojans but brought discredit upon the program, culminating with severe NCAA sanctions...Read More

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…

Read between the lines: Favre will return

As Brett Favre stood at the podium in the Louisiana Superdome late on the evening of Jan. 24, he refused to make any promises about returning for a 20th NFL season.The Vikings had just suffered a 31-28 overtime loss to…

Chris Paul on His Way Out of New Orleans?

Can the NBA handle another "big 3" of superstars?After a disappointing 37-45 record last season, the New Orleans Hornets management told Paul that they would attempt to upgrade over the summer by signing free agents. However, this has not happened, as they have failed…

Early scouting report: New Orleans Saints

The Sun will take a look at all 13 of the Ravens' 2010 opponents. Today's early scouting report is on the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, the Ravens’ opponent in Week 15:Read More