Sports roundup: Saints embrace chance to defy NFL ‘kickoff’ trend … Colts owner says Manning will be out ‘awhile’ … ‘Monday Night Football’ renews ESPN deal


    History isn't in their favor: No one has to remind Sean Payton about the dangers of Thursday night NFL openers. The New Orleans coach is well aware that since defending Super Bowl champs began hosting…

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