Mark Slessinger grew up in Indiana, but New Orleans is the place he has fallen in love with.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017
Former Landry-Walker football star Keytaon Thompson and LSU sprinter Aleia Hobbs will be recognized as New Orleans' top amateur athletes, headlining the honors handed out at the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame banquet Aug. 5 in the Mercede…
Thursday, July 13, 2017
When the New Orleans Jesters take the field for their playoff soccer match Friday night, they will do so in memory of Leon Castagne, a 17-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot in May shortly after graduating from De La Salle High School.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017
UNO baseball coach Blake Dean said his Privateers are more talented than last year's team, which turned in a program-altering season. But Dean wishes this year's edition had the unity, toughness and fight of last year's squad.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Getting to the NJCAA JUCO World Series has become an annual pilgrimage of late for Delgado CC.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Just a few short years ago, Chase Rushing was just a New Orleans Jesters fan, making his way to Pan-Am Stadium to watch some of his favorite players on the pitch for the city's National Premier Soccer League Team.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The Zurich Classic of New Orleans added another top 10 golfer to its growing field Friday with the commitment of Jordan Spieth, the 2015 Masters champion who's currently ranked fifth in the world.
Saturday, April 08, 2017
Josh LaJaunie didn’t want to buy another suit.
Monday, April 03, 2017
The UNO baseball team’s dramatic comeback from a six-run deficit to beat Tulane at Maestri Field last year added life to a rivalry that had become stale.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Scratching and pecking for runs is out of character for the UNO baseball team, but small-ball tactics produced an 8-6 win over Abilene Christian in a Southland Conference matchup Friday night at Maestri Field.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
When Dillard and Loyola begin play Wednesday in the NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Missouri, both teams will face tall challenges.
Monday, March 13, 2017
DAYTON, Ohio — Southland Conference Player of the Year Erik Thomas didn't have his "A" game Saturday in the tournament championship game in Katy, Texas, but it didn’t matter.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Southeastern Louisiana’s committee approach to pitching stymied UNO’s once-potent offense again Sunday, leaving Privateers coach Blake Dean searching for a cure to his team’s offensive "plague."
KATY, Texas — After waiting 21 years between NCAA tournament berths, why not wait an extra five minutes? And then why not wait a little longer through a replay review that forced an extra inbounds pass before the real dancing could begin?
Saturday, March 11, 2017
KATY, TEXAS — If almost no one saw the UNO men’s basketball team's breakthrough season coming, Sam Houston State coach Jason Hooten wonders how many people had their eyes open.
Friday, March 10, 2017
KATY, Texas — Sam Houston State kept attempting dunks in the pregame warmup for its Southland Conference tournament semifinal against UNO as if to prove it still had plenty of energy for its third game in three days.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Friday, March 03, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – When Carlos Henderson chose Louisiana Tech over power-conference programs like Arizona State, Illinois and Utah, where his brother, Charles, played, he was taking something of a risk.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Loyola women's basketball team is seeking its third consecutive Southern States Athletic Conference tournament championship. But coach Kellie Kennedy said there's something special about this year's team. For one, the Wolf Pack won the confere…
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
LAFAYETTE — Simone Fields scored 24 points, and Troi Swain added 18 to lead the Louisiana-Lafayette women to an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday at the Cajundome.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Regis Prograis didn't really have to utter a word Thursday to let anyone know just how much he loves New Orleans.
Sunday, February 05, 2017
HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots' fifth NFL championship in the first Super Bowl overtime.
More than 20,000 people participated in the annual event, which featured a 26.2-mile marathon, a 13.1-mile half-marathon and a 10K race.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Nelson Stewart and his wife Emily sat in the stands and watched as Odell Beckham Jr. took a lap around the field after the NFC's practice in preparation for Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Friday, January 27, 2017
The last time Dillard played Xavier in its Convocation Center, the Bleu Devils beat the Gold Rush to win the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference tournament — and post their first victory at Xavier since 1991.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Friday, December 30, 2016
There’s a side to Baker Mayfield — beyond the string of accolades, not to mention this season's 71 percent passing completion and 38 touchdowns — that doesn’t often catch the eye of fans, teammate Dede Westbrook said.
Friday, December 16, 2016
It all came back to Jay Hopson on Wednesday when his Southern Miss football team arrived for Saturday's New Orleans Bowl.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has experienced it first hand — an underdog team coming into the Allstate Sugar Bowl and pulling off the shocker because the favorite was perhaps a little unmotivated.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Bayou Classic football game saw its attendance continue to grow this year, with more than 67,800 fans turning out for the annual match-up between Southern University and Grambling State University, nearly reaching pre-Katrina levels.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016
For the city of New Orleans, this news was as special as Michael Jordan’s jumper in 1982, as surprising to most as Chris Webber’s timeout in 1993.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
In the past two seasons, the Loyola women's basketball team has finished second in the Southern States Athletic Conference, only to win the conference tournament.
In coach Mike Newell's first season, Dillard surprised the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference by winning the postseason tournament and then scoring a win in the NAIA tournament.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Images from the 5th annual Saints Kickoff Run in Champions Square in New Orleans, La., Saturday September 10, 2016. This year, the run was held the day before the opening of the season and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Saints.