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  1. Power aside, New Orleans was Super

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- On the morning after one of the most exciting finishes in Super Bowl history, I'm hearing some concern from local fans that the big game won't be coming back to the Big Easy. I think that's a pessimistic attitude and it's also not l...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  2. Warren Sapp headed to Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Warren Sapp is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Tampa Bay defensive tackle was selected in his first year of eligibility. He becomes just the second player to spend the bulk of his career with the Bucs to make the...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  3. Cam Newton endorses Shula promotion

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- The recent promotion of Mike Shula from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator by the Carolina Panthers got its most important endorsement Friday. "I don't think there was a better person that could come in and take over," qua...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  4. Arthur Blank: Nothing to L.A. rumors

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he firmly believes the future of the Falcons is in Atlanta, and reports that he had been contacted by Los Angeles officials are inaccurate. "We're committed to Atlanta, the city, the region and the st...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  5. Goodell: Saints fans innocent

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- The lightest moment of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's Friday news conference might have come when he was asked about the welcome he is receiving in a city where he's Public Enemy No. 1. "I couldn't feel more welcome here," Goodell...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  6. Cam Netwon: 'Year of the Ray-ven'

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made his Super Bowl prediction Friday with a witty tribute to one of the game's elder statesman. "I think it's the year of the Raven," Newton said. "When I say Raven, I'm putting the Y after ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  7. Sapp's play all that matters for HOF

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- When I walk into the room to vote for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013 on Saturday morning, I won't be lugging any of Warren Sapp's baggage. We'll see if other voters can do the same. Sapp is a polarizing figure, even i...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  8. 'Cajun Cannon' picks the 49ers

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- I caught up with former New Orleans and Atlanta quarterback (and local radio host) Bobby Hebert during the San Francisco portion of Super Bowl media day. I talked to him about matters involving a couple of projects that will run lat...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  9. James Carville: New Orleans is a culture

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Super Bowl host committee chairman James Carville just delivered perhaps the best quote I've ever heard about New Orleans. "The truth of the matter is we don't have to create anything in New Orleans," Carville said in a host committ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  10. Center Goodwin almost stayed with Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Although he's about to play in the Super Bowl, San Francisco 49ers center Jonathan Goodwin sounded like a guy with some mixed emotions about returning to a city where he spent five years of his career. Goodwin left the Saints in 201...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  11. Live from New Orleans

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Super Bowl week is upon us and that's going to put New Orleans in the world's spotlight. I have absolutely no doubt New Orleans will pull it off in spectacular fashion. I've been to Super Bowls in a bunch of different cities and I'v...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  12. In the end, the same old Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA - There was Arthur Blank hugging Mike Smith and offering condolences. There was Smith hugging Thomas Dimitroff and not saying much of anything. There were grown men, namely Tony Gonzalez and Todd McClure, breaking into tears. Even Roddy Wh...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 28, Falcons 24

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome: What it means: For the second time in three seasons, the Falcons went 13-3 and earned the No. 1 seed in the NFC but could...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  14. Halftime: Falcons 24, 49ers 14

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Sunday's NFC Championship Game is shaping up a lot like last week's divisional round game between the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks. At halftime, the Falcons hold a 24-14 lead. That may seem like good news for Atlanta fans. Bu...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  15. Abraham, Babineaux active for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA - Although listed as questionable Atlanta defensive end John Abraham and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux are expected to start Sunday's NFC Championship Game against San Francisco. Both are on the active roster. The inactives for th...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  16. Live from the Georgia Dome

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- I'm in the Georgia Dome, where things are quiet for the moment. The gates aren't open to fans yet and the only players I see on the field loosening up are Atlanta kicker Matt Bryant and punter Matt Bosher. But the atmosphere is going...

    Blog | January 20, 2013