07:30 Sportscast August 23, 2014

The NFL has fined Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham $30,000 for his two celebratory goalpost dunks in last Friday night’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Graham was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after each of his two touchdown receptions. The NFL put the rule in place during the offseason citing the possibility of game delays. Graham knocked the goalposts and crossbar out of alignment after one of his dunks last season and it took almost 30 minutes to correct. The Tight end said after the Titans game that he wasn’t going to dunk the goalpost anymore.

We should see Saints Quarterback Dree Brews back tonight as the Black and Gold take on the Indiaiapolisy Colts. The QB was injured from a strainged left oblique but he’s recovered in time to play in one of their most anticipated games of the preseason. He hasn’t been practicing much with the team. Kickoff tonight is at 7 on CBS.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe kicks off against Wake Forest at home on Thursday and prior to that game the school says Duck Commander CEO Willie Robertson will serve as the ceremonial guest for the coin toss. In addition to Robertson’s appearance, a Duck Dynasty episode will be filmed and fans at the game will likely en up making an appearance in that show.

The state trooper in South Carolina who arrested former LSU standout and current Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic sopt last June has been fired. Montgomery was pulled over for speeding and the cop’s dashboard camera caught him threatening to taze the football player. Highway officials say the trooper’s comments to Montgomery during the arrest were inappropriate according to a release.

McNeese State completes preseason camp with a scrimmage this morning in Cowboy Stadium. It’s open to the public and free of charge. The Pokes first game is September sixth at 22nd ranked Nebraska.