Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Jim Hanzo
October 27, 2017 - 8:32 am
It should be raucous in the Mercedes Benz Superdome this Sunday when the Saints square off against the Chicago Bears at noon. We asked folks downtown if they think the Saints can make it 5 wins in a row. Most are feeling good about their team. "Chicago ought to be a fairly easy game for them, I...
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The Republic-USA TODAY Sports
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 24, 2017 - 7:31 am
"The King of Country" tops the list of performers for the annual Bayou Country Superfest. "It's a great honor for Bayou Country Superfest to present George Strait in his only festival appearance next year. It's a rare opportunity to see 'The King of Country' perform," Fest Producer/Director Quint...
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USA TODAY
September 27, 2017 - 8:48 am
(WWL.com) Yet another lawmaker has voiced her disapproval of multiple Saints players refusing to stand for the national anthem. Denham Springs Representative Valarie Hodges wants to examine the team’s agreement with Louisiana that contains state subsidies. She’s called for a discussion to take...
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Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
September 08, 2017 - 2:20 pm
(WWL.com) -- North America is bidding against Morocco to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup and New Orleans wants to get in on the action. Jay Cicero, CEO of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, says the Crescent City has already hosted 10 Super Bowls, six men’s Final Fours and the World Cup would...
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Saints 2017 schedule
Associated Press
Chris Miller
August 30, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Despite reports that tomorrow night's pre-season contest between the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens could be canceled, a Saints officials says via Twitter that they will play. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the teams at least discussed the possibility of calling it off: There are now...
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Chris Miller
August 29, 2017 - 7:35 pm
LSU officials today laid out details for tickets for this Saturday's college football kickoff versus BYU. The game was moved from Houston's NRG Stadium to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after Hurricane Harvey flooded the Houston area. Here is the information the school announced today: LSU ANNOUNCES...
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August 27, 2017 - 7:29 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor Catastrophic flooding in Houston — and the threat of more rain to come as Hurricane Harvey continues to lash Texas — will “almost certainly” force LSU’s season opener against BYU to be moved out of NRG Stadium, LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said...
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August 27, 2017 - 12:17 pm
WWL.com Reporting It looks as if another LSU game may be impacted by weather. The Tigers are scheduled to play BYU next Saturday at NRG Stadium in Houston. But Tropical Storm Harvey could change that. The National Hurricane Center says it’s possible Harvey can dump 50 inches of rain in Texas. LSU...
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Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Miller
July 12, 2017 - 11:23 am
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson turned 90 years old today. Wishing a very happy 90th birthday to our owner, Mr. Benson! pic.twitter.com/cIv2ZqzKqs — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) July 12, 2017 Born in New Orleans in 1927, Benson put his business education to work in San Antonio,...
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David Blake
June 30, 2017 - 3:59 pm
The city of New Orleans is filling up rapidly for Essence Fest and Fourth of July festivities. The vendors are lining the streets of the CBD, and it's getting crowded downtown. Diana Ross and John Legend headline tonight in the Superdome and things are looking good. ''We're running a higher...
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