Tommy Tucker

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 11, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Sage advice… never talk politics or religion at the dinner table. I think we need to add one…CLIMATE CHANGE. I don’t know exactly when science and politics began to compete with each other, but as it relates to climate change, they most definitely are. Science and politics can rarely, if ever,...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 29, 2019 - 10:26 am
Could the NFL find the solution to the Nola No Call by looking to our neighbors to the north? The Canadian Football League, after some of its own controversies, started allowing limited replay for defensive pass interference calls. Coaches can challenge a pass interference called on one of their...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
“How can you mend a broken heart? How can you stop the rain from falling down? How can you mend this broken man? How can the loser ever win?” – Bee Gees “HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART” You’d think the Bee Gees had foreseen the events that unfolded with our Saints Sunday in the Superdome. How...
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January 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints 26-23 loss in overtime to the Los Angeles Rams will forever be remembered for a penalty that was not called. Before discussing that no-call, however, WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier addressed another area that hurt the Saints, red zone performance. “I give...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 16, 2019 - 11:04 am
When did you know? When did you know when you passed physics? When did you know that you played hooky and didn’t get caught? When did you know he or she was THE one? When did you know whether you were going to have a boy or a girl? When did you know when you’d found the PERFECT house in the PERFECT...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 15, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The New Orleans Police Department has a new leader. Chief Michael Harrison is leaving to take the top job in Baltimore, and Mayor LaToya Cantrell has selected Shaun Ferguson to be the new NOPD chief. Ferguson, a New Orleans native, has been on the force for 21 years; and Cantrell described him as “...
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January 14, 2019 - 11:15 am
By: Jordan Fiegel “You got to fight your way through adversity. Nothing’s ever easy.” That’s what WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier had to say after the New Orleans Saints 20-14 thriller over the Philadelphia Eagles. “Games have a lot of twists and turns to them,” he continued. “In this postseason,...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 07, 2019 - 1:56 pm
First it was the "Immaculate Reception." Then it was the “Hail Mary." Who could ever forget the “Minneapolis Miracle"? And now the “Double Doink” becomes part of the football lexicon. What are the odds? An NFL kicker hitting the upright of the goal post SIX TIMES during the season, FOUR TIMES in...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:58 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints leaned on their defense in a 12-9 win over the Carolina Panthers. The Saints held the Panthers to just 247 total yards, the second lowest output of the season for Carolina. “It’s a total team sport,” WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier said. “You got to have it...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
December 07, 2018 - 2:54 pm
There were a lot of things said and a lot of images seen this week. The nation mourned the loss of what some historians believe was the greatest one term president in the history of the republic. Those are rather strong words. They go along with the strong feelings I had as it relates to the death...
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