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April 1, 2015 7:52 PM Who is Kyle Wilson? A look at the New Orleans Saints' new cornerback

When the New York Jets selected Kyle Wilson with the 29th overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, they thought they were getting one of the top corners in the nation. Three picks later, when the New Orleans Saints added Patrick Robinson, they likely thought the same thing. Neither player was a bust -- both are still in pro football five years later -- but nor did they reach 14

April 1, 2015 6:08 PM Saints give Evans 1-year contract extension, sign Wilson

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract extension with veteran right guard Jahri Evans and have signed cornerback Kyle Wilson to a one-year contract. General manager Mickey Loomis, who announced the moves on Wednesday, did not disclose financial terms. Evans' extension means his contract now runs through the 2017 season 11

April 1, 2015 4:18 PM Saints extend Evans, sign Wilson

Evans' deal likely will lower his salary-cap hit for this season as he carried an $11 million salary-cap charge for the Saints, who were down to just $850,000 in salary-cap space as of Tuesday. Evans will now be under contract with the Saints through 2017. Evans, 31, had been considered as a possible candidate for one of the Saints' salary-saving measures 11

March 31, 2015 8:23 PM First Nighter: "Don Carlo" at the Met is Grand Opera, "Soldier X" Marches Well at HERE

You don't hear the term "grand opera" much anymore. That's if you hear it at all. But it's going to be revived right now in regards to the opening night performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Don Carlo at the Metropolitan Opera House. Thanks to a confluence of actually controllable--within reason--circumstances, what was presented at the first night is grand 20

March 31, 2015 8:21 PM Winston: Bucs should pick me No. 1

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- When asked why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should make him the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Jameis Winston didn't hesitate. That comment came after Winston's pro day workout in front of a large group of NFL coaches, scouts and general managers at Florida State's indoor practice facility. Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin and the Saints' 17

March 31, 2015 6:57 PM 2015 NFL Draft: Jameis Winston seals No. 1 pick with strong pro day

In front of a packed house that included representatives from all 32 NFL teams and TV crews from two different networks, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston all but sealed his position as the No. 1 overall pick of the 2015 draft with a solid pro day workout. After doing all of the timed drills at the NFL combine, Winston elected to just throw Tuesday 17

March 31, 2015 5:52 PM Inside the 'Holy Mountain': Exploring the Unseen World of Mount Athos

Mount Athos, in northern Greece, is a place steeped in a truly unique history. The tree-swathed slopes of the “Holy Mountain,” as it is commonly called, encompass 127 miles on the coast of the Aegean Sea. Mount Athos, which operates as an autonomous region within Greece itself, contains 20 separate active Greek Orthodox monasteries, and has functioned 19

March 31, 2015 5:15 PM Alabama Judge Says Raising Money To Be Elected Is 'Tawdry'

This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. We're used to lots of political ads on TV in election season, but more and more these days, we're also seeing ads for judicial candidates. UNIDENTIFIED MAN: She put thousands of criminals in jail. Her house was firebombed, but Judge Sue Bell Cobb only grew stronger, more determined. GROSS: In some states, judges are appointed 134

March 31, 2015 4:40 PM New Allegations Against FLDS Church: Former Police Chief Says He Feared Church Leaders

A former police chief who served the twin towns that the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints dominates is coming forward for the first time, claiming he lived in fear that Warren Jeffs and other church leaders would take his family away if he didn’t do their bidding. “This community has always been a theocracy,” Helaman Barlow told ABC News' “Nightline 22

March 31, 2015 3:59 PM On FAs, the draft and NFL discipline

This week's Patriots mailbag has a mix of topics that range from the NFL draft to free-agent possibilities that might be viewed as good value, as well as the lingering NFL investigation into underinflated footballs as it relates to two recent league rulings against the Falcons and Browns. With the calendar turning from March to April, the focus on the draft 21