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Gayle Benson Promotes Business Development, Tourism in Europe

NEW ORLEANS — Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is in the midst of a 10-day trip to Germany and Italy, where she recently...

Chevron Announces Super Bowl LIX Volunteer Sponsorship

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Super Bowl LIX Host Committee, led by the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and the New...

Sports Exec Kiki Baker Barnes to Speak at UNO Commencement

NEW ORLEANS — From the University of New Orleans:  College sports executive and University of New Orleans alumna Kiki Baker Barnes will serve as the...

Deadline Extended for Super Bowl Supplier Diversity Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee and NFL announced a one-week extension for businesses to apply for the...

Evaluating NFL Talent is Tricky this Time of Year

We’re in the thick of the NFL offseason, and hope is, mostly, ubiquitous among the league’s 32 franchises. With free agency open and the...

Keesler Federal Credit Union Partners with Saints and Pelicans

BILOXI, Miss. — Keesler Federal Credit Union has signed on to become the official credit union of the New Orleans Saints and the New...

March 31 Deadline to Apply for Super Bowl LIX Supplier Diversity Program

NEW ORLEANS — The deadline for qualified businesses to apply for the Super Bowl LIX Supplier Diversity Program is Sunday, March 31.  The Super Bowl...

Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Announces New Board Members

NEW ORLEANS – The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation has announced the addition of Anna Sumas and Endya Delpit to its board of the...

Covington Company 4D Life Introduces Sports Drinks

ABITA SPRINGS, La. — On March 22, the Covington-based company 4D Life will release its first line of sports drinks. The first two flavors...

Healthy New Orleans Pelicans Add to Spring Festival Season

It generally takes the Saints and Carnival seasons to pass before the attention of local sports fans turns to the New Orleans Pelicans. For...

Week in Review, Feb. 19-23: Super Bowl Countdown, Legislature’s Crime Session

NEW ORLEANS — When New Orleans hosts its record-tying 11th Super Bowl on Feb. 9, 2025, it will be roughly 50 years after the...

Super Bowl 2025 Will Showcase $450M Superdome Renovation

NEW ORLEANS — When New Orleans hosts its record-tying 11th Super Bowl on Feb. 9, 2025, it will be roughly 50 years after the Caesars...

Goodell Hands Off Super Bowl Hosting Duties to New Orleans Officials

LAS VEGAS – New Orleans is officially “on the clock” as preparations officially get underway to host Super Bowl LIX on Feb. 9, 2025. During...

Baton Rouge Sporting Goods Company Announces Rebrand and Relaunch

BATON ROUGE – SweetSpot, a Baton Rouge-based backyard sports equipment brand, has announced a rebrand and relaunch designed to increase its footprint. Previously known...

Big Ten, SEC Forming Joint Advisory Group

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Ten and Southeastern Conference are formally trying to find solutions to the issues facing college sports. The two wealthiest...

Drew Brees Cuts Ribbon on Smalls Sliders in Metairie

NEW ORLEANS — On Feb. 1, Drew Brees cut the ribbon on the first Metairie location of Smalls Sliders, a cheeseburger restaurant founded by...

Winning Season

The 2023 NFL season will reach its zenith this month with Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, but don’t expect many...

Smalls Sliders Owned by Drew Brees to Open Feb. 1 on Veterans

METAIRIE, La. — On Feb. 1, Smalls Sliders will celebrate the grand opening of a new location at 4580 Veterans Memorial Boulevard. The quick-service...

Crescent City Classic Charity Initiative Announces Fundraising Goal

NEW ORLEANS  – On Jan. 24, fundraisers announced a goal of raising $1 million for local nonprofits at this year’s Crescent City Classic 10K...

Indoor Soccer Facility Opens in Kenner Gymnasium

KENNER, La. — On Jan. 22, the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and the City of Kenner celebrated the grand opening of NOLA...

Crescent City Classic Welcomes LCMC Health as New Title Sponsor

NEW ORLEANS – LCMC Health will become the new title sponsor of the Crescent City Classic annual 10k race. The  sponsorship deal also will...

Where do the Saints go after the 2023 season?

Just five months ago, NFL commentators and prognosticators thought this was the year the New Orleans Saints would return to the upper echelon of...

Smoothie King Extends Naming Rights Agreement for Pelicans’ Arena

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans and Smoothie King have agreed to renew their arena naming rights contract, the club announced Tuesday. The...

NOLA Pickle Fest to Return Aug. 8-11, 2024

NEW ORLEANS – On Dec. 20, Brittany and Drew Brees announced that the NOLA Pickle Fest presented by b1BANK will return Aug. 8-11, 2024...

Benson Donation to Fund New 9th Ward School

NEW ORLEANS — On Dec. 20, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson, announced a “transformational” gift to the Good Shepherd School, a...

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