Brad Pitt throws Matthew McConaughey a beer from balcony to balcony

Brad Pitt throws Matthew McConaughey a beer from balcony to balcony

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 (UPI) --Brad Pitt was filmed in New Orleans throwing a beer balcony-to-balcony to his hotel neighbor Matthew McConaughey over the weekend.
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CSPI objects to soft drink linked to Olympic success

CSPI objects to soft drink linked to Olympic success

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A Washington food advocacy groups questions Coca-Cola's TV ad suggesting Olympic skier Ted Ligety's success is due to his consumption of it soft drink.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
By United Press International

NFL: Seattle 23, New Orleans 15

SEATTLE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Marshawn Lynch ran for 140 yards with a pair of touchdowns Saturday and the Seattle Seahawks got past New Orleans 23-15 in an NFC divisional round game.

NFL: New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Shayne Graham kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game Saturday, sending New Orleans over Philadelphia 26-24 in an NFC wild card game.

NFL playoffs kick off Saturday with weather playing a key role

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The NFL playoffs begin Saturday with the playing of the first two of the 11 games that will eventually determine the winner of the 48th Super Bowl.

NFL: New Orleans 42, Tampa Bay 17

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score Sunday, helping New Orleans clinch a playoff spot with a 42-17 rout of Tampa Bay.

NFL: Denver 34, Oakland 14

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning set the NFL single-season passing record with 266 yards Sunday and AFC West champion Denver Broncos rolled to a 34-14 win over Oakland.

Manning, Brady selected to Pro Bowl roster

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the only players in NFL history to throw for 50 touchdowns in one season, were named to the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl Friday.

NFL: Carolina 17, New Orleans 13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Cam Newton hit Domenik Hixon on a go-ahead touchdown pass with 23 seconds left Sunday, giving Carolina a 17-13 win over New Orleans and a playoff berth.
Peyton Manning is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year

Peyton Manning is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Quarterback Peyton Manning, on a record-setting pace with the Denver Broncos, has been named the 2013 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.

NFL: St. Louis 27, New Orleans 16

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Zac Stacy rambled for 132 yards with a score and Kellen Clemens had two TD tosses Sunday in the St. Louis Rams' 27-16 victory over New Orleans.

NFL: New Orleans 31, Carolina 13

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes Sunday and the New Orleans Saints got back on the winning track with a 31-13 defeat of division rival Carolina.
NFL: Seattle 34, New Orleans 7

NFL: Seattle 34, New Orleans 7

SEATTLE, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Russell Wilson hurled three touchdown passes en route to 310 passing yards Monday and Seattle improved to 11-1 with a 34-7 thrashing of New Orleans.

NFL: New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13

ATLANTA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Drew Brees moved into fifth place on the NFL's all-time passing list with 278 yards Thursday and New Orleans handed Atlanta a fifth straight loss, 17-13.
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Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints starting quarterback Drew Brees, top, and backups Chase Daniel, left bottom, and Mark Brunell ride a float in a parade through downtown New Orleans February 9, 2010, to celebrate the Saints' Super Bowl victory. Many of the city's Carnival organizations loaned the victory parade one of its signature floats. UPI/A.J. Sisco

Drew Christopher Brees (pronounced /ˈbriːs/; born January 15, 1979) is a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Brees has been selected to the Pro Bowl five times in his career – with the Chargers in 2004 and the Saints in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He was named the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2008, and the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV. He was also selected by voters to appear on the cover of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 11. Sports Illustrated named him as its 2010 Sportsman of the Year.

Brees was selected as Texas High School 5A Most Valuable Offensive Player in 1996 and led the Westlake High School football team to 16-0 record and state championship. As a high school football player, Brees completed 314 of 490 passes (64.1 percent) for 5,461 yards with 50 touchdowns including, in his senior season, 211 of 333 passes (63.4 percent) for 3,528 yards with 31 touchdowns. Westlake went 28-0-1 when Brees started for two seasons and beat Abilene Cooper High School 55-15 in the 1996 title game.

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