After going winless in the preseason, the Pelicans opened the season with a blazing 131-112 victory over Southwest Division opponent the Houston Rockets, a team that finished last season one win shy of defeating the Golden State Warriors for a trip to the NBA finals.
Mark Ingram showed few signs of rust in the New Orleans Saints’ 43-19 win over the Washington Redskins in week five. The 2009 Heisman Trophy winner returned from a four-game suspension and promptly reasserted himself in head coach Sean Payton’s offense. Ingram scampered for 53 yards on 16 carries while finding the end zone twice. […]
The Golden State Warriors shocked the world when they added to their basketball monopoly this offseason by signing All-Star Center DeMarcus Cousins to a one-year $5.3 million dollar deal, despite having a $40 million two-year deal previously on the table from the New Orleans Pelicans. The West is wild. Shortly after, the world would come […]
Dree Brees may have become the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yards, but it is connection to New Orleans that stands out.
Just when most “Who Dat” fans thought that they’d probably seen everything that’s transpired in the 52-year history of the New Orleans Saints, last night was a moment for them that only comes along perhaps once in a lifetime. For the announced crowd of 73,028 fans at the Mercedes Benz Superdome plus the millions of […]
The New Orleans Saints will be seeking a fourth straight win this coming Monday Night when they host their visiting long-time NFC rivals the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in a nationally-televised contest on ESPN Monday Night Football. Kickoff is at 7:15 p.m. Central time, and the game will be televised locally in the […]
The 2018 NFL Season is a quarter of the way over thus far for the New Orleans Saints, and although it’s still too early to predict who will make the Playoffs at the moment; it appears that the Black and Gold might end up facing some different teams this year than they did last year, […]
The cultural impact of the New Orleans Saints NFL franchise transcends racial divides and illustrates the relationship between modern-day professional sports and the American city, unlike that of any other in the United States. How do I know this? That’s because besides being a sports writer, I’m also a 51-year-old New Orleans native; so essentially, […]
By Barry Hirstius – Contributing Writer Coming into the 2018 NFL Regular Season, the New Orleans Saints had one major goal in mind: which was to get off to a “good start” during the early part their schedule, while missing the services of #1 RB Mark Ingram; who was suspended by the League for the […]
By Barry Hirstius – Contributing Writer While there may be a lot of similarities from one year to the next, the events of each particular NFL season usually have their own distinctive results and subsequent storylines. For the New Orleans Saints so far just 3 games into their 2018 season, there have been some […]