Getting Defensive--Is Georgia Better Than LSU?

Thursday, 01 December 2011 14:36 Written by

lsu_tigersGeorgia linebacker Jarvis Jones said the Bulldogs' defense is just as good as LSU's, "if not better."

 Georgia linebacker Jones was asked a simple question at a teleconference call with the media earlier this week. The SEC's leader in quarterback sacks with 13.5, "We're not cocky at all," replied the sophomore. "We're just going to play. We do our job and get after it on the field. We like having fun. Everybody praises LSU's defense, but our defense is just as good as theirs, if not better."

New Orleans Saints v. Detroit Lions: Stafford, Payton, Brees Media Mix
Thursday, 01 December 2011 14:13 Written by

lionsDetroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and QB Drew Brees had much to say about the upcoming game and their respective competition.

Sen. Landrieu, Gov. Jindal Icy Relationship Has Its Benefits
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 23:52 Written by

 jindal-jeff The principle that the greater good is best achieved when all parties set aside petty differences and personal agendas often is, in real life, over-rated. Louisiana government, for instance, has been getting along quite well for years without its top political leaders getting along.

Weiner, Cain And More: Which Political Party Has More Family Values?
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 14:58 Written by

voteThe Herman Cain and other recent incidents have turned on its head, the way this nation views matters of politics and sex..

While the allegations against Republican Cain and even Democratic party congressman Anthony Weiner are still “hot”, many on the political right and left are throwing blame across the respective aisles claiming one party has less family values than the other.

There have been scandals galore since the days that Democrat Gary Hart’s campaign plummeted after first denying and then getting caught engaging in monkey business.

Louisiana Business: Sasol, Jindal, BGR, Smoke Free Kids
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 14:03 Written by


Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal said a Sasol Ltd. decision to explore building a $3.5 billion to $4.5 billion ethylene production site in Louisiana further cements the state's reputation as one of the world's best locations for natural gas-related investments.

The South African energy and chemicals company announced it will move forward with a feasibility study for building a world-scale ethylene cracker and derivatives complex. The study will focus on building the project near Sasol's existing Lake Charles Chemical Complex in Westlake, La. Sasol's board of directors approved the study Nov. 25, and the company publicly disclosed its plans today.

New Orleans Business Council Donates To Fight Crime
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 14:18 Written by

gun-shadowA influential New Orleans area business group continues its efforts to get down to business regarding crime.

The Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region today announced that it will donate $50,000 to the New OrleansCrime Coalition for an intensive training and intervention effort in community policing that will target five violent areas in the city. The announcement was made by Gregory Rusovich, chairman of the Business Council, and Michael Cowan, chair of the New Orleans Crime Coalition, at a press conference at the Eighth District Police Station in the French Quarter. 

Georgia-Bound LSU’s Mathieu Hits Top Five For Walter Camp Award
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 13:19 Written by

mathieuGeorgia doesn't have a defensive player like the Tigers' Tyrann Mathieu, the LSU cornerback-safety who has been named as one of five finalists for the prestigious Walter Camp National Player of the Year Award, the organization announced on Wednesday.    Georgia plays the Tigers next in the SEC championship game.

Mathieu is the only defensive player on the list of finalists. He’s joined by three quarterbacks - Robert Griffin III (Baylor), Case Keenum (Houston) and Andrew Luck (Stanford) – along with Alabama running back Trent Richardson.  

Saints CB Jabari Greer Gives NFC Player of Week Brees High Marks As Player, Person
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 11:57 Written by

brees-packOn Wednesday, Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Saints' 49-24 victory over the Giants on Monday Night Football.

Brees completed 24 of 38 passes for 363 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another. The weekly honor marks the 12th time that Brees has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Herman Cain Latest: Not Deterred, White Story Still Completely False
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 18:26 Written by

cainDespite the statement today that Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain would be reassessing his election campaign after another shocking allegation related to women in the past by Ginger White, Cain appears for now to be taking the road of fighting rather than quitting.  In the statement, Cain said he is "not deterred" and the  "this woman's story is completely false".  However, he did not specifically isay he was absolutely staying in the race or not going to quit or withdraw from the race which could raise questions.

Nonetheless, here the statement from Cain and his campaign, sent via email Tuesday evening.  Tell us what you think, below:

New Orleans School Superintendent Responds To Roach, Rat Claims
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 17:48 Written by

rodentThe New Orleans Parish  School Superintendent Darryl Kilbert has issued a statement concerning food safety and quality in relationship to a television news report by WDSU.


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