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The Louisiana Weekly
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Otis ‘Coach Wash’ Washington passes away at 80
06/03/2019 11:58am

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Legendary St. Augustine High School football coach Otis Washington passed away at the age of 80 on Friday, May 24.Continue Reading

Five African-American NFL head coaches are fired
01/07/2019 11:51am

By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer NNPA Newswire Five of the NFLs seven African American head coaches were fired on December 31. Arizona CardinalsContinue Reading

GSU to host 2019 and 2020 NAIA Championships
12/10/2018 11:19am

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer NNPA Newswire The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics NAIA has announced that Grambling State University will host theContinue Reading

First Black player in the NHL is the third inducted into sport’s hall of fame
11/26/2018 11:28am

BlackmansStreet.Today William Eldon Willie OBree, the first African-Canadian man to play in the National Hockey League, was inducted November 12 into the Hockey HallContinue Reading

Dillard University inducts athletes into new Sports Hall of Fame
01/29/2018 12:53pm

By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Ariel Mitchell arrived on the Dillard campus as a freshman in fall 2008, three years after Hurricane Katrina decimated theContinue Reading

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Areas of Vicksburg, Mississippi hit hard by possible tornado
05/29/2019 6:14pm

A strong line of storms moved through central Mississippi Saturday evening, spawning possible tornadoes.

Remembering Nancy Parker
08/17/2019 11:00pm

Friends and community react to beloved anchors death

President Trump calls out Antifa as Portland, Oregon, braces for dueling protests
08/17/2019 10:46pm

The president said major consideration is being given to designating Antifa an organization of domestic terror.

Special brunch helps young men dress up
08/17/2019 10:39pm

Sharp Men New Orleans puts on a brunch to benefit boys in juvenile detention centers.

Hot with daily rain chances
08/17/2019 9:47pm

Each day will see toasty temperatures with highs in the low 90s and a chance for rain.


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Liverpool Holds on for Win Against Southampton Despite Adrian Howler
08/17/2019 2:24pm

By John Sinnott, CNN CNN Goalkeeper Adrians Liverpool career is proving quite a roller coaster. The Spanish shot-stopper only joined the club on August 5 to provide cover for Alisson Becker, but was immediately thrown in at the deep end after the Brazilian keeper sustained a calf injury in Liverpools opening day Premier League victory over Norwich. In his second game for the Reds, Adrian proved to be hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super

US Open 2019: Naoni Osaka Frets Over Knee Injury
08/17/2019 2:21pm

CNN With the US Open just days away, Naomi Osaka is fretting over a knee injury after she was forced to retire from the Cincinnati Masters on Friday. Osaka, who is the first player from Japan to win a major and climb to the No. 1 ranking, quit in the third set of her quarterfinal match against American Sofia Kenin. It sucks, especially since I didnt want to get injured this close to the Open, US Open champion Osaka told

Without Lionel Messi, Barcelona Stunned by Athletic Bilbao in La Liga Opener
08/17/2019 2:17pm

By John Sinnott, CNN CNN Missing Lionel Messi, La Liga champion Barcelona stumbled to a 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Friday as the Spanish league season got underway in thrilling fashion. Messi sustained a calf injury during pre-season and without the Argentine, Barca looked distinctly ordinary as substitute Aritz Adurizs stunning acrobatic volley in the games closing minutes sealed Bilbaos surprise win. The competition has put us in our place, Barca defender Gerard Pique told reporters. We were not

Cormier set to defend UFC heavyweight title Saturday
08/16/2019 5:39pm

Lafayettes Daniel Cormier will have a rematch with Stipe Miocic to headline UFC 241 with his belt on the line.

Tipping point: LSU’s Fulton named to preseason first team SEC by league coaches
08/15/2019 2:40pm

Hes only played 10 games in his college career, but the SECs 14 head coaches have seen enough. LSU and Rummel high school cornerback Kristian Fulton was named to the leagues first team, in the preseason voting released by the Southeastern Conference Thursday. Joining Fulton on the first team were center Lloyd Cushenberry, safety Grant Delpit, and defensive end Rashard Lawrence. Fulton started 10 games, intercepting one pass, and defending 10 others. He is rated as the number 3 defensive


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Alasan Berita Basket Terbaru cukup banyak di Louisiana USA
07/23/2019 12:44am

Basket merupakan salah satu jenis olahraga yang paling populer di Amerika Serikat. Bagaimana tidak Pasalnya negara ini telah memiliki National Basketball Association yang menjadi salah satu ajang basket bergengsi di Amerika. Sehingga pembicaraan mengenai olahraga basket selalu menarik untuk diangkat ke media. Salah satu media yang selalu mengangkat berita mengenai olahraga basket adalah di Louisiana

Berita Apa Saja yang Dikeluarkan oleh Media Berita Olahraga Lousiana USA
05/13/2019 11:45pm

Saat ini kehidupan tidak bisa dipisahkan dari media berita. Informasi telah menjadi salah satu kebutuhan pokok bagi masyarakat. Maka dari itu keberadaan media menjadi sangat penting. Media menyediakan informasi yang dibutuhkan masyarakat. Media berita pun terbagi ke dalam beberapa seperti media cetak, elektronik, dan juga online. Berbagai macam media tersebut juga menampilkan macam-macam berita. Salah

Salah Satu Media Berita Olahraga Terbaik di USA Louisiana
05/12/2019 11:00pm

Louisiana merupakan negara bagian dari Amerika Serikat. Lokasinya adai di sebelah tenggara USA. Selama ini Louisiana dikenal dengan kebudayaannya yang kental. Pengaruh kebudayaan yang kental datang dari Perancis, Spanyol, dan Afrika. Ketiga negara tersebut membuat Louisiana menjadi negara bagian yang multikultural dan multibahasa. Inilah mengapa bahasa Perancis juga turut digunakan di Louisiana, selain bahasa Inggris.

Prospek dan Keuntungan dari Media Berita di USA Louisiana
05/11/2019 10:00pm

Saat ini, informasi menjadi salah satu hal yang tidak dapat dipisahkan dari masyarakat. Informasi menjadi salah satu kebutuhan masyarakat yang tidak bisa dipisahkan lagi. Maka dari itu saat ini banyak sekali bermunculan media berita. Media berita pun terbagi menjadi media cetak, elektronik, hingga online. Semuanya menyediakan informasi yang dibutuhkan oleh masyarakat. Selain itu, media informasi

Pacuan Kuda dan Hubungannya dengan Media Olahraga
05/10/2019 9:30pm

Pacuan kuda merupakan salah satu jenis olahraga yang telah ada sejak ratusan tahun yang lalu. Dalam olahraga ini, joki pacuan kuda harus membawa kuda untuk sampai ke garis finish. Maka dari itu dibutuhkan kerja sama yang pas antara joki dan kuda. Olahraga pacuan kuda selama ini identik dengan perjudian. Karena memang dalam arena pacuan kuda

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Breaux show canceled for 2017
11/09/2017 9:50am

Breaux show canceled for 2017 Steve Geller November 9, 2017 functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowSeanPaytonannounced today that cornerDelvin Breauxwill remain on injured reserve for theremainder of this season. He suffered a setback during practice last week while recovering from a stress fracture of his left fibula.You want your players healthy, Payton said. The rehabs going well hes worked hard and diligent. You know, its still not 100 percent, but it is going well on all the indications we have. When we do the scans and the testing, it shows its healing properly.The 27 year old got hurt in trainingcamp after being limited to just 6 games a year ago. Breaux is in the third yearof his three-year and will become a restricted free agent in 2018. Tags: Delvin Breaux fibula Saints Sean Payton injured reserve Comments

McAllister: Marshon Lattimore impresses in 2nd joint practice with Chargers
08/16/2019 5:50pm

McAllister: Marshon Lattimore impresses in 2nd joint practice with Chargers Steve Geller August 16, 2019 Amos Morale III functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe Saints were on the practice fields in California again today as they wrapped up a second joint practice with the Los Angeles Chargers.WWL analyst Deuce McAllister said todays workout had more of an OTA feel to it as portions of the practice were done without full pads.The Saints all-time leading rusher did say that the practices were competitive and gave a slight edge to the Chargers in Fridays workout as they were able to create turnovers. He added that Saints receivers needed to do a better job of securing passes on those particular reps.But that didnt mean that the New Orleans receiving core hasnt had a good week in the Sunshine State.McAllister specifically said he thought the Saints receivers as a whole were impressive against the Chargers.He pointed out receivers Cyril Grayson and Simmie Cobbs as players with strong efforts Friday as well as tight end Dan Arnold. McAllister also said Saints defensive backs have made nice plays in the joint workouts as well.He said cornerback Eli Apple had some nice reps along with PJ Williams and the Saints top cornerback Marshon Lattimore.I think we take him for granted sometimes, McAllister told Sports Talks Bobby Hebert and Deuce McAllister. Marshon Lattimore had two really nice coverages one where he really should have almost got an interception. He was late breaking on the ball but he still was able to know it down and one on a deep route they tried him and he basically had perfect coverage.The Saints are back in action Sunday afternoon as the face the Chargers in a preseason matchup at 3 p.m. Categories: Sports NFL Saints Tags: Saints Comments

Pads come off early day 2 of Saints / Chargers joint practices
08/16/2019 4:30pm

Pads come off early day 2 of Saints / Chargers joint practices Steve Geller August 16, 2019 Steve Geller functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowNot only are Saints players getting a break from the heat in New Orleans they also enjoyed a much lighter workout than yesterday on day 22 of training camp. About halfway into the 2nd joint practice with the Chargers, both teams took off their shoulder pads and went the rest of the way in shells & shorts. Seven Saints were not present for the workout:LB Alex AnzaloneTE Josh HillTE Aliz MackOL Ethan GreenidgeDL Geneo GrissomDB Saquan HamptonCB / RS Marcus SherelsFor a 2nd straight day fullback Michael Burton was in attendance, but he was not dressed and did not participate.Pre practice chat between coach and Brees pic.twitter.com/obqdeFoStd Steve Geller SteveGellerWWL August 16, 2019 Kamara and Thomas a full goBoth Saints offensive studs Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas were at practice on Thursday, but worked off to the side with trainers and not in team drills. Kamara had missed the previous two workouts in Metairie before the team flew out West and Thomas left Mondays session a little early. The dynamic duo returned to team drills today signaling they are healthy and ready to roll.Cyril Grayson still fighting for a roster spotThe former LSU track star has speed on his side, but you need more than that to make it in the NFL. Towards the end of practice, in the 2 minute drill, he made a touchdown grab when quarterback Taysom Hill hit him on a skinny post. Coach Payton said after practice that Grayson needs to show more consistency though. The 25 year old has a few more weeks to refine his technique and tighten up on some of the details of being a wide receiver.Starters to see more time SundayAgainst the Vikings in preseason game 1, the first-teamers of the Saints didnt see much action. Coach Payton says that the plan is for them to get more playing time this week. Were going to pay our ones a little bit longer into this game, like we typically do. Youre wanting to see some of the mistakes cleaned up from a week ago.Does that mean we will see Drew Brees under center The 40 year old hasnt taken a single snap in the 2nd contest of the preseason the past 2 years. Brees went 5 of 8 passing for 29 yards and an interception against the Houston Texans back in 2016.Up close with the Saints d-line pic.twitter.com/BOrkzDkZ9X Steve Geller SteveGellerWWL August 16, 2019 Categories: Sports NFL Local News Saints Tags: NFL New Orleans Saints Michael Thomas alvin kamara Sean Payton Drew Brees Comments

3 big reasons Saints unlikely to trade for Jadeveon Clowney
08/15/2019 7:21pm

USA TODAY Sports 3 reasons Saints unlikely to trade for Jadeveon Clowney Money, money, and. . .DavenportAugust 15, 2019 Seth Dunlap functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe Jadeveon Clowney Trade Hype Machine is at runaway speed currently. Nearly every NFL team has, in some way, been linkedto rumors about how they can acquire the sixth-year defensive end from the Houston Texans. The Saints have been one of those teams and, if social media is any indication, fans are hoping the former South Carolina star lands in New Orleans.While Clowney would undoubtedly upgrade the Saints pass rush -- his nine sacks last season would be good enough for second on the team -- there are a few reasons why its highly unlikely hell wind up in a Black & Gold uniform. Lets quickly throw a little cold water on these trade rumors:1. Clowneys $16 mil salary is prohibitive, so is his franchise tagSure, Mickey Loomis is a master of salary cap manipulation. The Saints general manager seems to always find a way to sign the players he and Sean Payton want on their team. But Clowneys $16 million cap hitfor 2019 would put the Saints roughly $9.5 million over the cap. Thats a manageable number in March, but fairly prohibitive just a few weeks before the regular season. The Texans also used the franchise tag on Clowney, meaning other teams wouldnt be eligible to sign him to a long-term contract until this offseason. If hes not reporting to camp in Houston, do you think hed report in New Orleans just because the Saints promise him a deal this offseason Plus, would the Saints really feel comfortable renting a nine-sack player theyd have to bid against the rest of the NFL to keep next springNow, they could unload some salary in a return deal for Clowney but, remember, it takes two to tango. Would the Texans agree to swap Clowney for, say, Andrus Peat Peat is making $9.6 million and would neatly clear just enough cap space for Clowney on the roster. But, speaking of Peat. . .2. A Clowney-for-Peat trade is almost assuredly wont happenNot straight up, anyways. First, Peat isnt a player anywhere near Clowneys caliber. Pro Football Focus graded Peat at a 39.2 last season, among the worst starting guards in the NFL. Peat has some built in excuses, including multiple injuries around him, and being forced to play left tackle for large stretches in Terron Armsteads absence. But it would be a surprise if the Texans were ready to deal away a potential double-digit sack machine for a guard who would be adowngradeover the guys currently on their roster. Former Saints lineman Senio Kelemete is the projected starter at left guard and graded out at a 55.6 by PFF. Zach Fulton is the Texans probable starter at right guard and graded out at a 52.6. No, those arent stellar grades, but they are markedly better than Peats. Notwithstanding trying to prevent a riot by the Texans fan base should they trade a Pro Bowl caliber pass rusher for a potential back-up offensive lineman, the Houston front office will almost assuredly receive better offers than a Clowney-for-Peat swap. The Saints would likely have to sweeten the pot a bit for them to bite.3.Do the Saints want to limit Marcus Davenports snaps againThe Saints paid a premium price to draft Marcus Davenport in the 2018 draft. At some point theyre going to need to find out if he was worth the investment. He certainly looked like he was for the first half of last season, when he accumulated 4.5 sacks and was highly effective in limited snaps. Aright foot injury derailed his development, and Davenport was non-effective when he returned later in the season. With Alex Okafor, last years starter ahead of Davenport, no longer on the roster, the team is expecting big things from Davenport in year two. Would the Saints really want to limit Davenports snaps again, and possibly slow down his development Its a bit rare anymorewhenany first round pickisnt a year-one starter for their team. Its even more rare when that player isnt starting by his second season. If New Orleans does pull the trigger on a Clowney trade, then consider that a pretty huge indictment on Davenports development, andwhat theyre seeing from Davenport during training camp and preseason.---To be clear, its not that I think the Saintswonttrade for Jadeveon Clowney. There are just multiple hurdles they have to navigate to get there. But if they dont think Marcus Davenport is ready to a big role in this defense by year two, then why did they use two first and one fifth round pick to select him in last years draft Theres been no indication any member of the coaching staff or front office has been disappointed by Davenports progress this offseason, so it would come as a surprise if they sent a loud-and-clear message that he wasnt ready for a prominent role on this defense.But hey, a Clowney-Davenport-Cam Jordan trio doesnt sound so bad. Categories: Sports NFL Football Saints Tags: jadeveon clowney Marcus Davenport Cam Jordan Saints New Orleans Saints Sean Payton Mickey Loomis Houston Texans Texans franchise tag NFL preseason Training camp Comments

Zach & Deuce: Hendrickson, Lutz stand out at Saints-Chargers joint practice.
08/15/2019 6:40pm

Steve Geller - WWL Radio Zach & Deuce: Hendrickson, Lutz stand out at Saints-Chargers joint practice. August 15, 2019 Sports Talk with Bobby Hebert & Kristian Garic functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe Saints first joint-practice against the Los Angeles Chargers in Costa Mesa, Calif., is in the books, and according to Zach Strief and Deuce McAllister of the Saints Radio Network, the Black and Gold were more than up to the task of competing against a top AFC contender.Overall the Saints held their own, and if youre really being honest, the Saints probably won some of those periods, McAllister said. It was really good competition.McAllister also singled out Saints kicker Wil Lutz, saying he looked a great deal better than the Chargers Michael Badgley.The height he was able to get on the ball, I think sometimes you take that for granted. It was a noticeable difference, McAllister said.Strief and McAllister were also impressed by third-year defensive end Trey Hendrickson.A lot of people feel like this is the year he needs to make a jump, Strief said.This has to be the year. The talent is there, McAllister added. Whether he was on the left side or the right side, he was able to get consistent pressure. He was just living in the backfield.Strief and McAllister made these observations and more as part of a Facebook video immediately after practice. You can view that video here.Both Strief and McAllister also joined WWLs Sports Talk on Thursday afternoon. You can hear those interviews by clicking the podcast link. Well bring you Saints-Chargers in preseason game 2 on Sunday at 3pm on WWL.functiond, s, id var js, fjs d.getElementsByTagNames0 if d.getElementByIdid return js d.createElements js.id id js.src //connect.facebook.net/enUS/sdk.jsxfbml1&versionv2.3 fjs.parentNode.insertBeforejs, fjsdocument, script, facebook-jssdk Zach & Deuce: Hendrickson, Lutz stand out at Saints-Chargers joint practice. Categories: Saints Tags: Saints Chargers Zach Strief Deuce McAllister Training camp Comments


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UL football players 'encouraged' to donate to athletic fund
08/16/2019 6:20pm

The donation is not mandatory, although this week coach Billy Napier said contributing a minimum $50 to become a member of the association was a team rule.

5 takeaways from Saints-Chargers Thursday practice
08/15/2019 6:39pm

Sports Director Doug Mouton had the following observations about the Saints-Chargers workout in Los Angeles.

Fish & Game: Flossing for Salmon
08/15/2019 6:32pm

Call it Cajun ingenuity

Financing for $450 million Superdome renovation approved
08/15/2019 6:12pm

The commission approved the financing without opposition

Big crowd waiting to welcome Eastbank girls softball team after Little League World Series
08/15/2019 5:23pm

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