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Fleur-De-Links: Saturday, April 9

Is Reggie closing his eyes to wish for a better draft hat?  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Madden Bowl XVII)
Is Reggie closing his eyes to wish for a better draft hat? (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Madden Bowl XVII)
Getty Images for Madden Bowl XVI

Here's your Saturday Session of tweets, links, and videos.  For your video enjoyment, check out Reggie Bush getting a golf lesson and the Onion's take on a sports fan's rights as the Supreme Court has ruled. The Twitter update gets you current on the latest comings and goings of your favorite tweeters from the Saints sports world, while you can dig into the links to read the Saints/NFC South news, some draft reports, and the kerfluffle on the lockout.

Get it while it's hot!

And hey! Drew Brees will be in New Jersey on Sunday (check out his tweet) - any CSCers from up there going to see him?


reggie_bush Reggie Bush My man @RickieFowlerPGA is doing his thing right now at Augusta National! Leggo! Shout out Team Red Bull!
miketripletttp Mike Triplett National Football Post reports CB Jimmy Smith will visit with Saints this weekend. ... As usual, they're studying a variety of positions. (HansDat note: um, really, Mike? What does that mean, exactly?)
HeathEvans Heath Evans Just landed in South FL. I'm starving! Keep your "real men don't buy girls" sign pics coming! Who's gonna win the $1000?#STIFFCOMPETITION
usama_young28 Usama Young Been gone for a while y'all... We got some catchin up to do. Hope everyone's having a good morning
MalcolmJenkins Malcolm Jenkins Bout to head back to NOLA ...can't wait, its been too long!!
reggie_bush Reggie Bush Rise and Grind peeps! 
usama_young28 Usama Young Oh yea, thanks for the calls, txts, prayers, all that.... My fam and I appreciate the love
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown Good Morning twitter world about to enjoy bfast and then take Tony to baseball practice. What's ur plans for the day? Anything interesting?
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown Oh yeah going to play poker tonight with some buddies in Hawthorne woods. Any seen the poker table on the cruises called "poker tek"?
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown I want one of those tables... Lol
j_bushrod7475 Jermon Bushrod Good spring ball practice this AM.. #Towson... #gettingbetter at sumthin everyday #coachflow lol #lockouttweet
jgoody76 jonathan goodwin My oldest chap going for his yellow belt in about 30 min. Time to see if he has learned anything.
JonVilma51 Jonathan Vilma I'll be at dillards 2day at the lakeside mall from 2-330. Stop by and say wats up!
drewbrees Drew Brees Will be at autograph show on Sun, April 10 at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Go to for info
ltorrence24 Leigh Torrence Jr Help @heathevans & @dnafoundation end child sex slavery. Twitpic your best "Real Men Don't Buy Girls" sign 2 @heathevansby Sun & win $1k
usama_young28 Usama Young Of course the 3rd! Lol RT @NateHaber: What's your favorite segment of the NFL Draft... Round 1, rounds 2 and 3, or rounds 4 through 7?
j_bushrod7475 Jermon Bushrod Just leaving a meet and greet with new men's basketball coach in Presidents suite @TowsonU press box at Johnny Unitas stadium#gettingbetter
j_bushrod7475 Jermon Bushrod Now headin to Bowie to see my Sis @aKaramel_Kiss play softball..#dowork!!
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown @ @j_bushrod7475 that's what we are gonna have to get going this year a poker tournament. And I will win
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown Wish I was watching the Orange and Blue game but I'm really having a good time at Tonys practice. So that's a good trade off
alexbrown96 Alex James Brown Wow! What an honor... RT @onlygators: @alexbrown96
dmcallister26 deuce mcallister You can't know where u are going in life if u dnt know where u been.#History


Saints/NFC South

Saints Welcome Sacred Heart Field Day |
Staff report

Hitting the NFC South hot spots - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y's NFC South Mailbag.

Reviewing film of the NFC South chat - NFC South Blog |
Time for a quick look at some highlights from Friday's NFC South chat. Includes link to complete transcript.


Lockout/AntiTrust Lawsuit Blues

Little optimism on chance of new NFL talks |
Mark Maske - But there is little optimism that the two sides will resume negotiations because neither wants to accept the other’s conditions.

Mediated Talks Between N.F.L. and Its Players Discussed |
Judy Battista - During a conference call with Judge Susan Richard Nelson on Friday, lawyers for both sides talked about the option of resuming negotiations.

Details scarce on NFL lockout conference call -
(AP) - Attorneys for NFL players and the league held a conference call Friday to discuss mediation with the federal judge currently deciding whether to lift the lockout.

NFL owners have quick response to remarks made by judge |
James Varney - Question remains whether antitrust or labor laws will provide framework for new cba.

Lawyers for NFL, players talk mediation with judge |
(AP) DeMaurice Smith added as lawyer for players' side.


NFL Draft: What's On Tap? (I need a cold one)

Where are the first-round running backs? |
First-round running backs are scarce, but that might not be a bad thing, John Clayton writes.

Panthers set to narrow candidates for No. 1 pick, Rivera says | news services - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is giving little indication how his team will use the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NFL draft.

You Called It: Cam Newton - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y's new feature...You have spoken loud and clear in the inaugural edition of "Call It."


V-Roll Roll Call

Video: Supreme Court Ruling Gives Fans The Right To Act Like Total A**holes At Games |
In an 8-1 decision, the Court found that buying a ticket is license to boo, swear and throw beer at whomever fans please at a sporting event, on the grounds that anyone who doesn't like it can stay home, and those tickets pay for the players' salaries, so who are they to complain?