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Will John Calipari Ever Leave for the NBA After Shooting Down Pelicans Rumors?

It might be time to believe John Calipari. The annual "Calipari is interested in an NBA job" moment took place on Tuesday when John Reid of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported Calipari had made it known to New Orleans Pelicans officials that he was interested in coaching the team. Show More Summary

Colorado Woman Beats Accused Child Molester To Death With A Baseball Bat, Gets 38 Years

A Denver woman who beat a man to death with a baseball bat, believing he had molested her four-year-old daughter despite zero evidence, was sentenced Friday to 38 years in prison, The New Orleans Times-Picayune is reporting. 32-year-old...Show More Summary

Louisiana: New Orleans Voters Approve Library Tax

From Times-Picayune: New Orleans’ libraries can look forward to a cash infusion after voters agreed Saturday (May 2) to raise property taxes to support the ailing public system. Voters were asked to consider providing the library system with as much as $8.2 million a year starting in January, in addition to the current 3.14-mill, $8.7 million annual […]

‘Despicable bigot': Louisiana Republicans clash over ‘religious freedom’ bill criticized by IBM

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A Republican official in Baton Rouge, Louisiana lashed out at a fellow GOP member in the state legislature over a “religious freedom” bill that has drawn criticism from tech giant IBM, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. City council member John Delgado (pictured above) called...

Former WDSU Anchor Dies at 87

Former WDSU anchor and reporter William “Bill” Slatter died Sunday. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports Slatter worked at the New Orleans NBC affiliate in the 1950s and 60s before he left for Germany to serve as managing editor of radio news for the Armed Forces Network in Germany. Show More Summary

Saints bring defensive end Corey Wootton in for a visit

The Saints continue to try to add to a defense which sorely needs it, and have brought in a pass-rush prospect. Via Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints are hosting free agent defensive end Corey Wootton today. He was with the Vikings last year, where he posted 1.0 sack, after recording 11.0 in his first four…

LOUISIANA: New Orleans Tourism Bureau Comes Out Against RFRA Bill

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The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau has issued a statement denouncing the pending RFRA bill in Louisiana. Via the Times-Picayune: "The adoption of certain types of overreaching, problematic and divisive legislation in Louisiana...Show More Summary

Durst Indicted, Not Going to California Anytime Soon

Robert Durst won't be going to California anytime soon. His extradition to Los Angeles is on what the Times-Picayune calls "indefinite hold" following his indictment in New Orleans today on two gun charges. He's being held without bond. The millionaire real estate heir was arrested March 14 in New Orleans...

Jindal Backs ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill in Louisiana

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) announced he will support a controversial religious freedom bill filed by a Louisiana legislator, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. “The Louisiana legislation is not exactly the same as the laws introduced in Indiana and Arkansas, [...]

Sharper goes to court in Louisiana on Monday

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper returns to New Orleans on Monday under circumstances far different than any he faced during his football career. As explained by Andy Grimm of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sharper will appear in court on Monday afternoon in conjunction with the global resolution of his multiple rape cases. The global plea agreement, covering…

Cops Nab Heir Depicted in HBO's The Jinx

In something of a made-for-TV ending, cops in New Orleans arrested cross-dressing real estate heir Robert Durst last night on a warrant from the Los Angeles Police Department, reports the Times-Picayune. Durst is the suspect in three killings, including the 2003 murder and dismemberment of neighbor Morris Black in Texas,...

Celebrate Pi Day with the ultimate Banana Cream Pie recipe

Editor’s Note: In honor of Pi Day — which falls on Saturday (March 14, get it?) — we searched for the most mouth-watering pie recipe on the internet. We found one on, the website for New OrleansTimes-Picayune newspaper. … Continue reading ? The post Celebrate Pi Day with the ultimate Banana Cream Pie recipe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Junior Galette, Saints Agree to Restructure Contract: Latest Details, Comments

The New Orleans Saints and Junior Galette agreed to a restructuring of the linebacker's current contract. According to Evan Woodbery of The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, the team is freeing up $10 million in cap space with the move. NFL...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis is ridiculously talented

Anthony Davis is ridiculously talented Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune reporting on Pelicans star Anthony Davis, who is an amazingly high-level basketball talent: Right now, just a few days shy of his 22nd birthday, Davis’ skill set represents arguably the perfect package of basketball ability, certainly as complete as the NBA has seen in its nearly 70 year history. His [...]

Report: Saints restructure Marques Colston's contract

The New Orleans Saints took another step toward getting under the salary cap Friday by restructuring the contract of wide receiver Marques Colston, according to a report by the Times-Picayune. The Saints were about $15 million over the cap. Show More Summary

Report: Saints re-sign outside linebacker Parys Haralson

The Saints are bringing back one of their potential unrestricted free agents. The club has re-signed outside linebacker Parys Haralson, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported Thursday. The 31-year-old Haralson played all 16 games (12 starts) for New Orleans in 2014, racking up 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks. Haralson (6-0, 255) played his…

Ryan Anderson Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Elbow and Return

A right elbow strain is currently keeping New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson sidelined. According to the Times-Picayune's John Reid, Anderson, who missed just one game in the team's first 51, will now miss his second consecutive...Show More Summary

Peyton Manning Training For Return In 2015 Football Season

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is preparing to play in the 2015 NFL season and is working with fitness trainer Mackie Shilstone in New Orleans, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported yesterday. In addition to workNew Orleans...Show More Summary

Insider Buzz: Broncos Undecided on Peyton Manning Return, Could Fail Physical

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is practicing with the intent of playing in 2015, according to The New Orleans Times-Picayune's Jeff Duncan. What does Manning's future hold in Denver? Could Manning fail his physical? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discuss Manning's future in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Peyton Manning reportedly back in training with eye on NFL return

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It is still uncertain whether Peyton Manning will return to the NFL, but Monday brought another indication that the quarterback intends to play an 18th season. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that Manning was back in his hometown and preparing to work with renowned trainer Mackie Shilstone, in an effort to prepare for the rigors […]

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