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Saints serious about fixing tackling woes

METAIRIE, La. -- By Wednesday, the New Orleans Saints' defensive backs made it clear they were tired of hearing about and talking about their tackling woes in Sunday’s 37-34 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. As The Times-Picayune chronicled,...Show More Summary

Ryan Anderson cleared to begin contact work

Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune with an update on a key Pelican: New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson announced on his Twitter account Wednesday that he has been medically cleared to begin contact work. It comes eight months after Anderson suffered a season-ending neck injury on Jan. 3 when he collided with Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace [...]

Nicky Da B, New Orleans Bounce Artist and Rapper Dead at 24

2 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Nickesse Toney, a NOLA bounce artist and rapper who went by the name Nicky Da B, is dead at the age of 24. Details on the cause are still scarce, but his manager told The Times-Picayune that he did of a “short illness.”

RIP: Nicky Da B, New Orleans bounce musician

From The Times-Picayune : Nicky da B, the young New Orleans bounce performer best known for his Diplo-produced 2012 track “Express Yourself,” passed away after a brief illness Tuesday (Sept. 2) his manager confirmed. He was 24. BornShow More Summary

R.I.P. Nicky Da B

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

New Orleans bounce artist Nicky Da B (born Nickesse Toney) passed away on Tuesday, according to The Times-Picayune. The 24-year-old was probably best known for his feature on Diplo’s song “Express Yourself.” He also released an album in 2012 called Don’t Forget About Da B. His management shared this statement via Pitchfork: “It is with [...]

WVUE’s New AM Anchor Reveals Unique Start to His Career

Greg Adaline made his debut on New Orleans FOX affiliate WVUE yesterday morning. That alone might be interesting enough for a single post, but The Times-Picayune reports Adaline started his career by beating out hundreds of contestants...Show More Summary

New Orleans Nine Years After Katrina

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

Ted Jackson of the Times-Picayune selected photographs from the archives taken during and after hurricane Katrina in 2005, some of which he took himself. He found the same locations and re-shot them nine years after the hurricane that devastated the city. Show More Summary

Drew Brees back in action for the Saints Sunday

The Saints returned home to practice Sunday, and they had their most important player back on the field. Via Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, quarterback Drew Brees was back to full participation, his first work in team drills since a left oblique strain that has kept him out of the first two preseason…

Drew Brees is back in pads, but still not practicing fully

When a player is as central to a team’s fortunes as Drew Brees is to the Saints, his daily practice attire is worth noting. According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints quarterback was back in full pads for this morning’s practice. Brees has been out of practice since Aug. 1 with…

Dead, Wounded In New Orleans: 5 Dead, 11 Injured In 6 Separate Incidents

There are a number of dead and wounded in New Orleans after a particularly violent weekend. Six shootings throughout the city led to five deaths and injuries to 11 others, including two small children. According to The Times-Picayune, the first shooting that kicked off the dead and wounded in New Orleans on this string of

Matt Derenbecker, who played basketball at LSU, Dayton and New Orleans, found dead in friend’s pool

Matt Derenbecker, who played basketball at University of New Orleans, Dayton and Louisiana State, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday, the Times-Picayune reports. Derenbecker’s father John Derenbecker confirmed the news. “We’re just trying to remember the good right now,” the elder Derenbecker told the Times-Picayune. While the cause of death is still unknown […]

Pierre Thomas falling behind Mark Ingram, Khiry Robinson

In the competition for carries in New Orleans, Pierre Thomas is falling behind Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson. Thomas was the team’s leading rusher last year, with 147 carries for 549 yards, but the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Ingram and Robinson have moved ahead of Thomas, who took a pay cut to remain in…

Saints owner Tom Benson taken to West Virginia hospital

The Saints players love practicing in the cool mountains of West Virginia, but their boss is having some problems with it. According to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints owner Tom Benson had to be taken off the field in an ambulance this morning. The 87-year-old Benson was taken to a local hospital…

Drew Brees sits out scrimmage with strained oblique

Saints quarterback Drew Brees might be able to play until he’s 45, but he wasn’t able to scrimmage Saturday. According to Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Brees was held out of the scrimmage because of a strained left oblique. Saints coach Sean Payton doesn’t normally say much if at all about injuries, but acknowledged…

Morning Report for August 2, 2014

During the football season, the New Orleans Times-Picayune will print Saturday and Monday home-delivered bonus editions. ( | Is this a digital initivative retreat or rebound? ( Letting readers upload digital content is seen as a trend that’s “unstoppable and full of risks.” ( Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan is … Read More

PFT Live 07/31: Larry Holder, Sean Payton

Mike Florio chats with Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune about the Saints off season, their expectations this season, and Drew Brees‘ statement about playing until he’s 45.          

Most know him as Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson (or “Isaac Walterson”) is a New Orleans native and a onetime colleague of Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss.

Whitney Vann Leaving WBRZ

Whitney Vann, the morning anchor at WBRZ, is leaving the Baton Rouge ABC affiliate. The New Orleans Times-Picayune has details: Vann said she holds the title as the longest-running anchor of a news program in Baton Rouge. She has appeared on “2une In” for 17 years. Show More Summary

Louisiana GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy announces his 17-year old daughter is pregnant

Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who is running in his state's top-tier race for U.S. Senate, announced Thursday that his 17-year old daughter is pregnant. In a statement provided to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Cassidy said: "Earlier this year, Laura and I learned we will become grandparents this summer. Show More Summary

Weekend Anchor Rachel Wulff Leaving WDSU

WDSU weekend anchor Rachel Wulff has opted not to renew her contract with the New Orleans NBC affiliate, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: She said Friday (June 27) that she was leaving WDSU on good terms, and cited the station’s...Show More Summary

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