The Atlanta Falcons clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, but not the division title or the No. 1 NFC seed, and the wild-card race remains unsettled. The Saints can lock up a postseason berth with a win in either of their two remaining games. However, winning the division or the NFC first seed appears to be a very difficult task due to the New Orleans Saints loss on Sunday to the Baltimore Ravens.
Summary: Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens send New Orleans Saints licking its wounds as the world Champions head into NFL-leading Atlanta Falcons match.
Ray Rice ran through poor tackling as the Ravens snapped the Saints' six-game win streak as the defending Super Bowl champs fell to the Ravens 30-24 on Sunday at M.T. Bank Stadium at Baltimore.
The Baltimore Ravens might have upended the New Orleans Saints conference champion hopes and perhaps even its playoff aspirations and the big win can be credited to a little fellow, Ray Rice.
Louisiana US Senator Mary Landrieu voted to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell and was one of the 65 members of the U.S. Senate to vote to repeal the policy.. The vote went 65 to 31 with 57 members of the Senate Democratics voting in favor of the repeal along with eight Republicans. The issue has been labeled as what to do about "gays in the military".
The Louisiana GOP is now the majority party in the Louisiana House of Representatives.
Rep. Noble Ellington, who early this year ran and lost an election to be Speaker Pro Tem is now a Republican, switching from the ranks of the Democratic Party.
Only one day after former city technology officer, Anthony Jones, pleaded guilty to federal charges,tech contractor Mark St. Pierre was charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office with 10 additional counts for allegedly bribing Jones.
The AP has named New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees as its AP Male Athlete of the Year.
The Saints quarterback was voted the 2010 Male Athlete of the Year, chosen by members of The Associated Press.
Summary: Ever since the BP drilling moratorium, uncertainty has been the rule for Louisiana and for the oil industry which is causing business problems for businesses and for the state’s and US economy.