06:45 Sportscast November 2, 2015

Kicker Kai Forbath’s 50-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Saints to a 52-49 win over the New York Giants yesterday. Quarterback Drew Brees threw for a career high 511 yards and tied an NFL record for most touchdown passes in a game with 7. Head coach Sean Payton appreciated his team’s effort…

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The Saints have now won three in a row and are 4-4 for the season. The Black & Gold will host the 1-7 Tennessee Titans Sunday.

The Kansas City Royals scored two in the ninth to tie it up and five in the twelfth to beat the New York Mets 7-2 last night and win the 2015 World Series four games to one. This is the Royals’ first world title since defeating the cross state St. Louis Cardinals in the 1985 World Series. The Royals and Mets will next play in April as they open the 2016 season against each other.

UL-Lafayette rallied to defeat ULM in a Sun Belt matchup Saturday 30-24. The Warhawks led by 15 at the half but the second half was all Ragin Cajuns as they outscored ULM 21-0. Quarterback Brooks Haack led the Cajuns by passing for one touchdown and rushing for another. Warhawks QB Garrett Smith threw for 265 yards and three touchdowns in the loss. The Warhawks fall to 1-7 on the season and will travel to Troy Saturday. UL-Lafayette improves to 3-4 and will next face Georgia Southern on the road.

In the Southland Conference: McNeese State remains undefeated after squeaking past Abilene Christian 15-13. The Cowboys will host Sam Houston State Saturday. Southeastern Louisiana fell to Central Arkansas 21-16. The Lions fall to 4-4 on the season and will play Incarnate Word Saturday in Hammond. And it was Northwestern State over Nicholls 37-21. Next up for the Demons is Abilene Christian while Nicholls will host Central Arkansas.

And Alcorn State blasted Southern 48-7. The Jags are now 4-4 and will take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff Saturday afternoon.