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Kriste Lewis Decided to Try Out for the New Orleans Saintsations – at Age 40!

It all started with some casual party chatter.<p>Kriste Lewis was celebrating her 40th birthday with her husband and friends last October when she …

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Drew Brees: Feel like I'm 25

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. -- Allegedly, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees turned 35 years old earlier this year. But he's not buying …

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NFL Teams May Try to Acquire Saints TE Jimmy Graham, but He's Not Worth the Cost

The New Orleans Saints recently utilized the franchise tag on tight end Jimmy Graham. This means any team that wants him needs to write a fat check and relinquish two first-round picks. That is the NFL equivalent of losing a body part.<p>But Graham still could leave without an issue.<p>Around the league, …

NFL Power Rankings: Payton has Saints rolling; Chiefs still stunning

The Saints are stacked on offense and the defense ain't bad, but the return of Sean Payton is what really makes them a contender again. Elsewhere, …

'Go-to Speed Back' Saints Should Target to Replace Darren Sproles in NFL Draft

The New Orleans Saints could use a running back for passing downs, but it isn't their primary need.<p>Can they steal an under-the-radar prospect on the third day of the NFL draft?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL draft expert Matt Miller identify which sleeper RB the Saints should target in …

Home Run Threat WR on Top of New Orleans Saints Ultimate NFL Draft Big Board

The New Orleans Saints have the 27th overall selection in the 2014 NFL draft.<p>Who are the top five players that the Saints will be targeting with their first pick? Which prospect is on top of their wish list?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and NOLA.com's Larry Holder discuss the Saints' Ultimate Big Board in …

New Orleans Saints' Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

The New Orleans Saints made a bold move in the first round of Thursday’s NFL draft. They exchanged their first-round pick (No. 27 overall) and third round pick (No. 91 overall) with the Arizona Cardinals to gain the 20th overall pick.<p>With the 20th pick they took Oregon State do-it-all man Brandin …

New Orleans Saints Day 2 Big Board 2014: Top 5 Available NFL Draft Prospects

The first round of the 2014 NFL draft is in the books and the New Orleans Saints selected wide receiver Brandin Cooks with the 20th overall pick.<p>Based on availability, who are the top five players the Saints should be looking to take going forward?<p>Watch as B/R's Matt Miller and Adam Lefkoe break …

Saints 2014 NFL Draft: Impact Meter for New Orleans' Rookie Class

The New Orleans Saints had six picks in the 2014 NFL draft, taking wide receiver Brandin Cooks in the first round. What kind of impact will Cooks have on the Saints in 2014? Will he become an immediate impact starter?<p>Check out Matt Miller and Adam Lefkoe break down the 2014 New Orleans Saints draft …

Saints' top plays: Gleason's blocked punt

This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history. In the next two days, we’ll feature two plays that helped …

Saints sign Weaver, release Givens

The New Orleans Saints signed offensive tackle Jason Weaver and released receiver Chris Givens. Weaver (6-foot-5, 305 pounds) is a second-year pro …

Saints' Cooks on fast track to rookie of year

New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson was trying to be a voice of reason when describing the potential of rookie receiver Brandin Cooks.<p>Watson …

Snoop Dogg: 'I smoked weed in the White House bathroom'

Snoop Dogg has claimed that he smoked weed in a bathroom at the White House.<p>The US rapper made the declaration while speaking to guest Jimmy Kimmel …

Texas Gov. Perry shocks some with comments on marijuana

Says that states should be able to set own policies on abortion, gay marriage and marijuana legalization.<p>AUSTIN — The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users?<p>Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch conservative, riled the Lone Star state Thursday when he told an audience at the …

Could Legalization of Marijuana Be in Texas's Future?

Marijuana's potentially life-saving properties are causing an influx of Texans into Colorado. Take the Loew family, for instance. Amber and Paul Loew …

Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting wife

DENVER (AP) — A Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the …

How legalized pot would change America

When Washington State needed advice on how to set up a market for legal marijuana, they called UCLA professor Mark Kleiman. Here, Kleiman discusses the future of legalized pot with Ezra Klein.<p><i>The interview has been edited for length and clarity.</i><p><b>Mark Kleiman:</b> Continued prohibition is probably the …

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Why America’s fired up about hemp

The once-maligned cannabis plant could herald an agricultural revolution, author Doug Fine tells Salon<p>Hemp: It's not just for health food smoothies and hippie clothing. The unintended victim of the United States' prohibition on cannabis -- it got swept up in the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 and is now …

State Senate panel advances medical marijuana regulations

SACRAMENTO -- Medical marijuana dispensaries in California would have to get state Public Health Department licenses, and doctors who recommend pot would face new standards for examining patients under legislation supported Monday by a state Senate panel.<p>The measure, supported by members of the …

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Retired Supreme Court justice says marijuana should be legalized

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana.<p>The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue.<p>Stevens also says that there isn't much distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages. He …

Safety concerns about legal marijuana edibles

Two recent deaths and increased emergency room visits in Colorado have highlighted concerns about the safety of legal marijuana edibles.<p>Dr. George Sam Wang of Children's Hospital Colorado says part of the problem is that the effects of edible marijuana begin more slowly than smokeable pot, though …

What a Marijuana ETF Would Look Like (Updated)

The changes taking place around marijuana for medical use and for recreational use are the biggest in almost everyone’s lifetime. There are quite …

Could Cooked Meat Hold A Risk Factor For Dementia And Diabetes?

If the results hold up, they could point the way toward new treatments.<p>Cooking meat may be a risk factor for dementia and diabetes, according to new research. When meat is heated, it can produce advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which form when protein or fat reacts with sugar. The research …

FDA Moves Forward With Marijuana-Based Drug To Fight Childhood Epilepsy

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation for a cannabis-based drug developed to treat childhood-onset epilepsy, GW Pharmaceuticals announced last week.<p>Although not full FDA approval -- its maker still must demonstrate the efficacy of the drug in clinical trials -- the …

Study: Inhaled Cannabis Relieves Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease

<b>Tel Aviv, Israel:</b> Inhaling whole-plant cannabis provides symptomatic relief in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), according to observational …

Israel embraces the miracle of marijuana — and acts as the US government’s most reliable dealer

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