Round one of the NFL Draft will conclude on Thursday by about 10:30 pm. In 2010, the first round consumed three hours and 28 minutes. The second and third rounds too four hours and six minutes in 2010. The draft will conclude at about 6 pm on Saturday, April 30th with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 though 7 took seven hours and eight minutes in 2010.
The steep, green rolling hills located between Venice (Venezia) and the Dolomites (Alps) is home to a New, CLASSIFIED DOCG Region (2010) known solely for its PROSECCO wines, made from the GLERA grape, Prosecco’s historic regional name.
The NFL Draft can take some wacky turns.
The NFL will conduct its annual draft, beginning on Thursday, and there will be the usual cheers and catcalls from the Who Dat Nation members. Tourists will walk by 50th and 6th in New York City without even knowing the NFL has taken out a three-day lease on Radio City Music Hall for the annual event, guaranteed to make some of the franchises look smart, but most of them look dumb.
Louisiana’s “Birther” law is getting recognition, especially since governor Bobby Jindal said he would likely sign the legislation should it pass the legislature.
For weeks, the Birther issue has received more attention as Donald Trump has trumpeted the issue on the presidential campaign trail.
By George, it’s John Georges.
The multi-millionaire businessman from New Orleans has decided to put his money where is heart is—trying to serve his community as an elected official.
SI.com's Peter King has the Saints picking Adrian Clayborn, defensive end, Iowa, in the NFL Draft with their 24th selection. Write King: "A very strong proviso here. Watch out for Alabama running back Mark Ingram. I think Clayborn is the player Sean Payton loves the most at 24. But he looks at this running backs crop including undrafted free agents Chris Ivory and Pierre Thomas and knows he can get a good back later. He also realizes it's now or never to get a defensive end who's got a chance to be a pass rush force. New Orleans likes Anthony Castonzo, too , but he'll be off the board at this point."...
House Speaker Jim Tucker today announced that the plan for redistricting the state House of Representatives is being submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and a federal district court in Washington, DC for pre-clearance. Under the Voting Rights Act, Louisiana's redistricting plan must be precleared by either the U.S. Attorney General or a federal court in Washington, DC before it can go into effect.
The spotlight is on soft-spoken and popular Louisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker to help the state get through what might be the most difficult legislative sessions in decades. The session begins next week.