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Tom Benson says he feels fine, is still working

Saints owner Tom Benson refuted claims that there’s anything wrong with him, the night after his former heirs filed papers hoping for a court-ordered psychological check. Via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Benson stopped for a brief television interview at last night’s NBA Pelicans game, and told Jen Hale of FOX Sports that there’s nothing wrong…

Benson’s former heirs want him to undergo psychological tests

The bizarre family feud that has clouded the future of the Saints has taken another strange turn, which for this story is saying something. According to Andy Grimm of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the daugher and grandchildren of Saints owner Tom Benson have asked a judge to order a psychological evaluation of the 87-year-old. The…

Saints Execs Claim Tom Benson Is Still An Active Owner

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Saints team president Dennis Lauscha and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke with the New Orleans Times-Picayune yesterday, and claimed that team owner Tom Benson is not a mentally feeble puppet being manipulated by his wife, as has been claimed in a lawsuit filed by Benson's recently jilted heirs. Read more...

New Orleans Artist Pays Tribute to Black Leaders in Abandoned Housing Project

Portrait of Huey P. Newton by Brandan Odums, part of Project Be (Photo by Doug MacCash / | The Times-Picayune) New Orleans resident and artist Brandan Odum paints murals of inspirational Black leaders in an abandoned Housing Projec t as part of Project Be.- - Al Jazeera America

Juan Kincaid to Join WVUE

The New Orleans Times-Picayune called it last week: Juan Kincaid is joining WVUE as sports director. Kincaid left New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL last week. He takes the place of Fred Hickman, who left the New Orleans FOX affiliate last...Show More Summary

Scalise Tried To Kill Bill Apologizing For Slavery

Congressman Steve Scalise, voted against a resolution apologizing for slavery when he was a Louisiana state legislator. A 1996 article from the New Orleans Times-Picayune says that Scalise later backed a watered-down version that expressed “regret” for slavery. But the article identifies him as one of two lawmakers who tried to kill the original resolution, [...]

Meet Two Of The Louisiana Plaintiffs

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From the New Orleans Times-Picayune: On a recent trip to the roller derby, Nicholas Van Sickels and Andrew Bond were laden with 30 pounds of toddler and 20 pounds of gear. Their provisions for the two-hour outing are familiar to Louisiana...Show More Summary

Rob Ryan to Return to Saints: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The honeymoon phase with the New Orleans Saints and Rob Ryan is over. His tenure, though, is not. Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that Ryan would stay on as defensive coordinator for the 2015 season on Wednesday,...Show More Summary

Newspaper Asks Readers If They Think It’s Icky That Breastfeeding Moms Have Legal Rights

Should people be allowed to use their legal rights if you find those rights annoying or icky? This is - not exactly in those words - the premise of a poll posed by the New Orleans Times-Picayune, which asked its readership to discuss their feelings about the matter of public breastfeeding. Show More Summary

New Orleans Woman Loses Husband and Son to Gun Violence Nearly 10 Years After Youngest Son Was Shot to Death

The unimaginable happened to 65-year-old Leslie Lange just 12 hours into the new year, and nearly 10 years after she lost her youngest son to gun violence in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans. According to the Times-Picayune,Show More Summary

David Duke Threatens to Release Names of Politicians With Whom He Has Ties

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is doing some frantic damage control after it emerged on Sunday that he spoke at a white supremacist conference hosted by the infamous David Duke. The New Orleans Times-Picayune has an interview with Scalise: Steve Scalise: 'I Detest Any Kind of Hate Group'. Louisiana Rep....

LSU’s Les Miles says he hasn’t been contacted by Michigan, but don’t expect speculation to end

LSU Coach Les Miles was asked about the opening at Michigan on Monday after reports surfaced last week that the Ann Arbor school had contacted him. Here’s what he said, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Or, more accurately, didn’t say: In a post-practice session with reporters, Miles declined to be quoted directly but made it […]

Dave Chappelle Says He Was Choked by a Police Officer in New Orleans

At a stand-up set in New Orleans last night witnessed by journalists from the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Dave Chappelle told the crowd he'd been choked by a police officer while working in the city decades earlier. Chappelle was riffing on the death of Eric Garner when he mentioned that he too... More »

Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges, could get life in prison

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper could face life in prison after being charged Friday in a grand jury indictment on charges stemming from rape allegations in New Orleans. According to Ken Daley of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sharper was indicted on two counts of aggravated rape from a September 2013 incident, and another charge of simple…

Suspended Saints WR Joe Morgan says “I’ll be back”

The Saints haven’t said much about suspending wide receiver Joe Morgan, and he didn’t say much either. But Morgan told a New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter “I’ll be back,” Monday, while making an appearance for the team. The fact they sent him out to sign autographs and meet fans at a community appearance is probably a…

PFT Live 10/24: Jeff Duncan, PFT Planet

Mike Florio and Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune previews Sunday night’s matchup between the Packers and Saints. Mike also answers viewer questions about the NFL in London, Tom Brady’s future in New England, and the Ravens’ chances of making the playoffs.  

PFT Live: Can Saints offense overcome shaky defense?

Jeff Duncan from New Orleans Times-Picayune joins PFT Live to urge Saints fans to temper their anger at the team’s 2-4 start because of their narrow margin of defeat and deciphers if Drew Brees and the offense can carry the defense that has looked shaky at times the rest of the way.

PFT Live: Saints talk with Jeff Duncan, PFT Planet calls and tweets

The Saints will host the Packers on Sunday Night Football in a game that the 2-4 Saints could really use if they are going to return to the playoffs this season. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune will join Mike Florio on Friday’s edition of PFT Live to preview the contest. They’ll discuss what…

Who dat? In New Orleans, The Times-Picayune is making print a little more regular

It’s probably not a happy morning in New Orleans. Despite leading 23-10 with less than four minutes left, a defensive breakdown and an incredibly poorly timed interception left the hometown Saints (my boss’ favorite team) with a stunning loss to the Detroit Lions (my favorite team). But New Orleanians can at least commiserate with what...

Layoffs Follow Account Loss at Peter Mayer

Yesterday, the New Orleans Times-Picayune updated readers on the status of hometown agency Peter Mayer Advertising: the shop had to lay off 40 employees after losing the CenturyLink account. No one at the agency would confirm the loss,...Show More Summary

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