Author: Mark Patrick Spencer

Green Wave Hoops

Tulane’s women await the big, bad UConn Huskies, men’s team tailspin continues.

Changing Wave

Lee, Veal and Breaux opt to not return to the Green Wave football team in 2016

Resolutions for Louisiana’s Top Teams

Well, we made it. Welcome to 2016 – the future is here again. So, it’s that time to get serious, and dig deep, and be a better you! And have fun with that, New Orleans. Yours truly will be over…

Questioning the Saints

New Orleans is looking for answers as the Saints end their home-slate at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. There has been little to consistently cheer for in an anxiety-filled season that has left the Saints faithful questioning the future of the ball…

Future Wave

Tulane’s AD, Troy Dannen, makes a splash by selecting Willie Fritz to coach the Green Wave football club.

Capitol Offense

Saints fire Rob Ryan in last-ditch, Hail Mary attempt to save season.

All Saints Day

Drew Brees gives a present to New Orleans on the Saints’ birthday

True Believers

Brees’ 400th touchdown pass leads Saints to thrilling overtime victory

Tailgating Bubbles Over

As with all tailgates, one has to go over the checklist to make sure the pre-game ritual goes off without a hitch - Hamburgers, Coolers, Grill, Veuve Clicquot, Hot dogs. Wait, what? No, Saints fans –though you have already seen…


Football is so addictive. Make no mistake about it; football is the nation’s pastime. Yes, a long time ago, baseball ruled the collective psyche, but it has faded into the background, just like horse racing and boxing before it. But…

New Orleans boxing and Big Fred

The Internet is a beautiful thing sometimes. We use it as a toy, and sometimes as a weapon. We use it for research, and also to binge watch “Peaky Blinders.” It’s fascinating in it’s ability to draw us in. When…

And They’re Off!

A gentleman’s (and ladies’) guide to doing the Kentucky Derby in New Orleans