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MSNBC's Trymaine Lee Returns To New Orleans For Katrina-Anniversary Coverage

Trymaine Lee, who covered Hurricane Katrina and its failed-levee aftermath for the Times-Picayune before moving on to posts at The New York Times and Huffington Post, will be MSNBC's correspondent here for the anniversary weekend. His reports are expected to begin Thursday (Aug. Show More Summary

New Orleans Pelicans Rumors: Bryce DeJean-Jones Agrees To Three-Year Contract, Norris Cole Next To Sign?

The New Orleans Pelicans have spent most of the summer with just three guards on their roster but that has recently changed. The Times-Picayune reported that the Pelicans have signed undrafted rookie free agent Bryce Dejean-Jones to a three-year partially guaranteed contract. Show More Summary

Pelicans sign Bryce Dejean-Jones

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team has signed free agent rookie guard Bryce Dejean-Jones. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, “his signing officially brings the Pelicans to 13 guaranteed contracts while New Orleans’ pursuit of point guard Norris Cole is still ongoing.” Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 209, was a member of the Pelicans summer league team in [...]

Saints cut veteran tight end Alex Smith after short stay

The Saints apparently saw enough of tight end Alex Smith in a little over a week. According to Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have released the veteran tight end, who was signed nine days ago when they needed a replacement for injured rookie Jack Tabb. Smith has bounced around the league, and only…

Newspaper and museum combine forces to recreate WWII photo

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Lynn Jauchler Martin was eight years old when Japan surrendered during World War II. To celebrate the victory, she and her family joined a parade in New Orleans. Oscar J. Valeton Sr., a staff photographer from The Times-Picayune, captured...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood execs suspect arson after suspicious fire at site of new facility in New Orleans

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Fire investigators are taking a hard look at suspicious fire at an under-construction Planned Parenthood facility in New Orleans that will be the first in the state to offer abortions, reports the Times-Picayune. According to authorities, firefighters responded to a burning car within the gates of...

Orson Charles suspended one game for 2014 road rage incident

It’s unclear whether tight end Orson Charles will make the opening-day roster with the Saints. If he does, he won’t be playing in Week One. Via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the NFL has suspended Charles one game for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy. The suspension arises from a March 2014 incident, in which Charles pointed a…

The Saints cut a player 10 months after giving him a $41 million contract, and the aftermath is getting ugly

Less than a year after signing a four-year, $41.5 million contract extension with the New Orleans Saints, linebacker Junior Galette was cut from the team on Friday. According to a story by Katherine Terrell in the Times-Picayune, the...Show More Summary

Keenan Lewis on Junior Galette: Give him a chance

In a story about the Saints’ decision to release linebacker Junior Galette, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that Galette had a poor relationship with his teammates that took a turn for the worse after Galette signed a long-term deal with the team last year. One unnamed Saint said “the real Junior came out”…

Seth Curry playing great at summer league

Playing well at summer league can definitely get a player invited to an NBA training camp, or even signed for the season. Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune reporting on Stephen Curry’s brother Seth, who has stepped up here in Las Vegas: The fourth-seeded Pelicans are also pushing to remain unbeaten for the first time as they will take [...]

ICYMI: One New Orleans Kid Tries To Graduate

ICYMI: Danielle Dreilinger's five-part series on education in New Orleans for the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Part 1: A New Orleans senior struggles to graduate Part 2: Expelled from Sci Academy, Sean starts over Part 3: Stuck at ‘horrible’...Show More Summary

Lil Wayne Announces Lil Weezyana Fest Featuring Hot Boys Reunion

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Lil Wayne just announced his Lil Weezyana Fest, which will hit New Orleans’ Champions Square on 8/28. And, as the Times-Picayune reports, the first confirmed artist on the lineup is Weezy’s late ’90s supergroup the Hot Boys, also featuring Juvenile, Turk, and Cash Money producer Mannie Fresh filling in for fourth member B.G., who was […]

Curbed NOLA: $1.25M Gets You a Charming Victorian in New Orleans

While the listing for this grand Victorian in Uptown doesn't have many pictures, you can check out this 2013 home tour The Times-Picayune did when its former owners, lawyer Herb Larson and musician Julianne Nice, lived there. You'll see...

Exonerated La. Man Who Spent 29 Years on Death Row Dies of Lung Cancer

Glenn Ford, an exonerated convict who spent almost 30 years in solitary confinement for a murder he did not commit, died early Monday in New Orleans at the age of 65, the Times-Picayune reports.

Video Appears to Show Junior Galette Striking Woman with Belt in 2013 Fight

New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette is facing more problems due to his off-field conduct. According to a report from Larry Holder of the Times-Picayune, video has been released that shows Galette hitting a woman twice with a...Show More Summary

Report: Video shows assault committed by Junior Galette

In 2013, a video was uploaded to YouTube depicting a man throwing punches and swinging a belt during a brawl on a beach, hitting at least one man and one woman. Today, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that the man shown assaulting people is Saints linebacker Junior Galette. Galette was already facing an NFL investigation…

Will Pelicans, Norris Cole stick together?

Cole has value, but unclear if his future is in New Orleans Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune reporting on the Pelicans and guard Norris Cole: Cole established his value as a backup point guard in the old Pelicans’ system, and based on the projected product that new coach Alvin Gentry is expected to unleash, Cole could even be considered [...]

Darren Sharper Pleads Guilty To Rape Charges Involving 3 Women

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to three separate rape charges on Monday, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. In Louisiana State court, Sharper pleaded guilty to two counts of forcible rape for drugging and sexually assaulting two women and one count of simple rape. Show More Summary

Pelicans may want Jeff Van Gundy as head coach

Will Jeff Van Gundy return to coaching? For now, there’s no reason to actually expect a Jeff Van Gundy NBA coaching return. But it seems like a possibility. Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune reporting: Jeff Van Gundy declined to acknowledge on the “Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday if he has been contacted by the New Orleans Pelicans for their [...]

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

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