Sports

Football Overdrive

  Last week was fun with the smattering of games — some big, a lot of them small — but now the season is in full speed mode with the NFL’s debut of its 100 season of professional football. Football…

Practice Season

  I couldn’t help myself and just had to get to the Superdome to watch the New Orleans Saints kick off their (pre)season versus the Minnesota Vikings. While it was fun to see the Black and Gold running out onto…

Saints vs. Vikings - Pregame and Traffic Advisory

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – PREGAME AT CHAMPIONS SQUARE Get your game face on and join us in Champions Square, club XLIV, and Opening Act before the Saints kick-off in the Dome! It’s free and open to the public three…

Camp Days

Training camp, the cannon shot that screams football, has returned and America responded accordingly. This time of year, we immediately start dreaming of Super Bowls and talk up the new guys who are going to put us over the top…

Trippin on Zion

  We were rolling through the southeast when the buzz in New Orleans was mounting for the NBA Draft. New Orleans was about to get its new king, Zion Williamson. The young man from Duke is hailed as being a…

Pelicans Open Zion Williamson Era On Draft Night

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The Pelicans have officially begun the Zion Williamson era — just days after agreeing to trade away their last No. 1 overall draft choice. Based on the celebrating crowd jammed into a downtown promenade on…

Tiger Time

  We have March Madness in basketball and over the past few years have created a playoff in football. The arrival of June brings us the other tournament of the big three sports – the NCAA regionals. The tournament takes…

Tourney Time

It’s that time of year again where we realize just how quickly the college baseball season goes by. For some teams like LSU, they’ve already punched their ticket to the NCAA regionals. Other teams, like Tulane, will have to win…

Unofficial Business

  The winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby lost the Kentucky Derby by 1¾ lengths. Look how goofy that sentence seems. “It doesn’t make any sense at all,” one would say. You can’t have a horse win the Kentucky Derby…

Different Directions

A lot of casual baseball fans don’t realize that the college baseball season starts way before the Major League season. My good friend Bill told me that he wanted to come check out a baseball game with me and was…

Fret Not (Or Do)

In the year 2019 it seems like we always have something to worry about. Whether it’s the latest political disaster or other horrific news the threats seem to be pretty fast and furious. Of course, a major part of this is…