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  1. Panthers' Trai Turner learned 'life lessons' growing up in New Or...

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Trai Turner was 12 when Hurricane Katrina struck his hometown of New Orleans in 2005. He didn't realize the magnitude of it until a week or so later when he asked his mother when they were going home. Her response: "I don't know...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. Hurricane Katrina, Peer Pressure and Energy Conservation

    National Bureau of Economic ResearchTitle:"The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns"Authors: What they found: Why it matters:Key quote: Data they used: Title:"How Does...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  3. Football journey: Lance Dunbar

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    IRVING, Texas -- Lance Dunbar's journey to the NFL has been the result of perseverance. We're talking about a guy who left his hometown of New Orleans after his sophomore season because of Hurricane Katrina and spent his last two years at Haltom High...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  4. Saints' top plays: Porter's Super pick

    Mike Triplett

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history. The others are Steve Gleason's blocked punt on the night the Superdome reopened following Hurricane Katrina and the "Ambush" onside kick to start the second h...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  5. Saints' top plays: 'Ambush' onside kick

    Mike Triplett

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history. The others are Steve Gleason's blocked punt on the night the Superdome reopened following Hurricane Katrina and cornerback Tracy Porter's game-clinching inter...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  6. Katrina altered Alex Santos' career path

    John Keim

    Hurricane Katrina forced detours for scouts and executives throughout the South. It messed up travel plans, kept them from going to certain place, and left them headed for one place in particular: Vanderbilt University. It became a hub, of sorts, for...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  7. RTC: Katrina brought Lewis to Houston

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... Kendrick Lewis wasn't sure his family had gotten out of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, but he watched television from Houston, where he had relocated with his uncle, constantly hoping ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  8. Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's troubled reign appro...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Ramona Shelburne describes four days inside the Clippers organization during the Donald Sterling scandal.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  9. D.J. Augustin, Chicago Bulls a perfect match

    Jon Greenberg

    Former lottery pick D.J. Augustin has rejuvenated his career with a Chicago Bulls team desperate for a playmaker.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  10. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for an afternoon drive through some odds and ends around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Gary Shelton writes that quarterback Josh Freeman just isn't as good as the Buccaneers need him to be, but is better than a lot of his detractors b...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. Today in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    Twenty-eight years ago today, Tom Benson reached an agreement to purchase the New Orleans Saints from John W. Mecom Jr. The move was approved by other NFL owners three days later. Benson's tenure wasn't always smooth as the team didn't have much s...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. Brees among most influential athletes

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is bigger than Aaron Rodgers and LeBron James. That's according to a new list of the 10 most influential athletes in America, according to Forbes. Brees, who plays in one of the NFL's smallest markets, came in...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  13. Video: Eddie Lacy, Home And Away

    TideNation

    Jeffri Chadiha profiles former Alabama star Eddie Lacy as he heads toward the NFL draft. Lacy's family was driven from home by Hurricane Katrina....

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  14. Steve Gleason to announce Saints' pick

    Pat Yasinskas

    The last year or so hasn't been filled with a lot of great news for the New Orleans Saints. But here's something that's extremely positive. Former New Orleans defensive back and special-teams ace Steve Gleason will make the announcement when the S...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  15. NOLA stronger than ever after Katrina

    Gary Laney

    NEW ORLEANS -- When Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans in 2005, it looked like a game-changer, maybe even a game-ender, for the city's storied high school football history. Many of the city's schools never re-opened. Others came back as ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  16. In some ways, Sean Payton is starting over

    Pat Yasinskas

    Those who sat with and listened to Sean Payton speak to the media at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona on Wednesday said the coach of the New Orleans Saints had a new look and a new sound. They said he appeared more fit (probably a result of a fi...

    Blog | March 21, 2013