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File-This Oct. 29, 2017, file photo shows Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) being taken off the field on a cart, after injuring his leg in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. After eight surgeries and nearly losing his left leg, Miller still refuses to rule out a return to the football field. In his first visit to Halas Hall since his Oct. 29 injury, Miller on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, expressed thanks for the support he received from the Bears, teammates and fans after vascular surgery to repair a torn artery resulting from a knee injury. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller expressed uncertainty over his future upon returning Monday to Halas Hall after a series of serious knee surgeries. What Miller did know was he's been through a nightmare that nearly resulted in the amputation of his left leg. It was a...
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December 11, 2017 - 8:12 am
(AP) — Right when it looked as if rising star Ben Simmons might lift the 76ers to an unlikely road victory, a guy that used to have Simmons’ job in Philadelphia took over in the clutch and rescued the Pelicans. Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, when he scored 19 of his 34...
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Baltimore Ravens running back Javorius Allen (37) scores during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
December 10, 2017 - 11:14 pm
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers are AFC North champions after a wild 39-38 victory over the division rival Baltimore Ravens. Pittsburgh blew an early two-touchdown lead and trailed by 11 points going into the fourth quarter before...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris watches a baseball game between the Tigers and the Chicago White Sox in Detroit. Former Tigers teammates Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 10, 2017 - 7:10 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings. Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown. The big-game pitcher...
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Prep Football Championships from the Superdome
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Seth Dunlap
December 09, 2017 - 10:57 am
The high school football state championships continue today from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and WWL Radio will bring you all three games live with full play by play coverage. The Division I title game starts at 11:30 a.m. with our pregame coverage and features a clash of two state powers. The...
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December 07, 2017 - 9:09 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- A Buffalo Bills fan who ran naked across the field during a blowout loss last month and earned praise from other fans for rushing better than the team's players has pleaded guilty to exposure. Tristan Lambright admitted the violation in Orchard Park Town Court on Thursday...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, at United Nations headquarters. The U.S. Olympic Committee still plans on bringing teams to the Pyeongchang Games in February despite U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley casting doubt on U.S. participation. In an interview Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, with Fox News Channel, Haley was asked if it's an open question about whether the U.S. team will compete at the Olympics in South Korea, given the tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
December 07, 2017 - 1:29 pm
The Latest on the Olympic games in Pyeongchang (all times local): 2:30 p.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the U.S. "looks forward to participating" in the Winter Olympics in South Korea. She tweeted that update minutes after saying at a briefing that no official decision had been...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
There is a possibility of snowfall in the New Orleans area. That alone is enough to get people talking, but a few Saints fans have been pointing out on social media that the last time measurable snow fell in New Orleans, the Saints went on to win the Super Bowl. Last time Snow happened in Southern...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:37 am
(WWL.com) The 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic begins today and runs through Saturday at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Nine state champions will be crowned over the next three days and Association Executive Director Eddie Bonine says they anticipate several close games. "The matchups look...
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