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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 26, 2019 - 8:47 am
“It’s not what you achieve in life; it’s what you overcome.” That quote is attributed to “Pudge” a.k.a. Major League Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk. He could have been talking about Carl Arredondo. I first met Carl at a Zephyr’s game when my daughter was 2. Soon after announcing his retirement I...
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Kristian Garic
February 18, 2019 - 3:21 pm
We’re weeks removed from the end of the NFL season, and time has passed from New Orleans No Call game that frankly still agitates me. None the less the Saints face a few questions in the off-season with free agency kicking off next month and draft in April; not to mention their own free agents...
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Kristian Garic
February 18, 2019 - 1:58 pm
LSU baseball is off to a 3-0 start after beating ULM, Army, and Air Force over the weekend. The Tigers had to engineer two late inning comeback wins in order run the table. Here are my grades for the team following opening weekend. Pitching : LSU boasts a talented, deep but inexperienced pitching...
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Scoot
February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
President Trump is not currently building the wall, in spite of his insistence that he is. The compromise deal that is currently being hammered out in Congress will not provide funding for over 200 miles of wall, but it will provide for 55 miles of a fence. The President’s claim that wall...
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Kristian Garic
January 31, 2019 - 11:33 am
During NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s Super Bowl State of the League press conference yesterday, he said, "Listen, we understand the frustration of the fans. I’ve talked to Coach Payton. The team, the players, we understand the frustration they feel right now, and we certainly want to address...
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Kristian Garic
January 30, 2019 - 12:28 pm
For the first time since the post-game press conference following the Saints loss in the NFC championship game, infamously known as the “No Call in Nola,” Sean Payton spoke publicly about the game and the Saints 2018 season. As you can imagine Payton took his own approach to coping with a...
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Newell Normand
January 30, 2019 - 6:46 am
Among all their other problems, New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board is struggling to pay its bills. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES about what's going on with an operation in crisis: Last year, New Orleans spent an exorbitant amount of money dealing with emergency repairs and to ensure...
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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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January 29, 2019 - 8:06 am
By: Jordan Fiegel Los Angeles Rams DB Nickell Robey-Coleman, the player at the center of the no-call in the NFC Championship, isn’t mincing his words when it comes to the against the Saints. In an interview with Bleacher Report , Robey-Coleman had some strong words. “We outplayed them. We out-...
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Kristian Garic
January 28, 2019 - 8:57 am
Saints Quarterback Drew Brees made his first public statement today, one week removed from the "No-call in Nola." Brees praised the connection from the team to the Who Dat Nation and vowed to use the disappointment of the loss to the Rams as motivation moving forward. The future Hall of Fame...
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