Retired athletes excited about chance to inspire young people in N.O.

By Ro Brown Contributing Writer If you are a basketball fan you are familiar with names like Oscar Robertson, Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Dave Cowens

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The Olympics in retrospect N.O.’s own Audrey Patterson Tyler set the London Olympics on fire

By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Fanny Blankers-Koen was fast! So fast, that the sprinter from the Netherlands was the star of the 1948 Summer Olympic

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Super Bowl to kick off return to pre-Katrina tourism
By Chris Villere and Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writers Eight months from now, New Orleanians will be hoping and praying for the Saints to have home field advantage in the Super Bowl XLVII. ...
Roland Martin debacle: Race is always hiding under the carpet
By Rev. Barbara Reynolds Columnist Eliot Spitzer, the disgraced governor of New York, spent thousands of dollars committing adultery with prostitutes on company time. He resigned, apologized for his scandalous behavior ...
New Orleans Saints honor journalist Peter ‘Champ’ Clark
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Two-time Xavier University of personal loans in mcminnville tn Louisiana graduate Peter W. “Champ” Clark is one of 10 New Orleans sports journalists and publicists honored ...
Boxers, even former opponents, mourn Smokin’ Joe Frazier
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) — Several boxing greats expressed their bereavement following the death of Smokin’ Joe Frazier including the former heavyweight ...
PGA exhibit honors pioneer Black golfers
(Special to the NNPA from the CrossRoads News) — History buffs and golf aficionados can delve into the history of African-American golf at “Celebrating African-American Golf Pioneers,” an exhibit at ...
Major League Baseball steps up to the bat for Wesley Barrow and Pontchartrain Park
By Pierce W. Huff Contributing Writer Standing in the weed and ant-bed infested infield at Wesley Barrow Stadium, Major League Baseball and the City of New Orleans breathed life into recreational baseball ...
MLB Urban Youth Academy in Ponchartrain Park closer to becoming a reality
On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council approved an agreement announced on June 16, 2011 between Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Foundation to build and ...

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