Legend has it that the slaves who once labored in the fields of the LeBeau Plantation never entirely left. Cruelly mistreated, some to their death, their restless spirits wandered through their master's sprawling mansion, taking revenge upon its occupants. One by one, the LeBeau family was driven ma ... More >>
Update: The Times-Picayune in New Orleans has just reported that Kidd Kradick died of cardiac disease -- information they collected from the preliminary autopsy results of the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office. The investigation into his death is ongoing, but the coroner's office reports no abnormal ... More >>
If you need evidence that food nerds don't know sports, take a look at the intro to this video for short rib nachos. Painful, right? But ask yourself: What would a Sunday game be without a good tailgate? Who turns on a big game at home and doesn't at least offer some Buffalo chicken dip? While some ... More >>
Sean Payton is cooling his heels at his home in Westlake while he takes an NFL-mandated break from coaching the New Orleans Saints, but as Deadspin notes, he's not banned from all football. In an interview last week, Payton, suspended for the year for his role in the NFL's latest morality play, tol ... More >>
Roger Emrich: New 'Boys VoiceWhile the Cowboys cut familiar faces in an attempt to reshape their team on the field, the organization has also decided to give its stadium an audio makeover. Out as Cowboys Stadium public address announcer is Jody Dean, to be replaced by local award-wi ... More >>
There are two stories in The Times-Picayune this morning about New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton's move back to the DFW -- or, more specifically, the 525 acres of "protected enclave" known as Vaquero nestled within Westlake. One looks at how Saints fans are taking the news of Payton's ret ... More >>
David Simons new HBO series uses fiction to honor The Crescent Citys surreal, heart-breaking reality
On February 11, I wrote a piece for the paper version of Unfair Park in which I said officials in New Orleans shared blame for the levee failures during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Specifically, I wrote, "The locals had pushed and pulled for a century to get the federal government to help them build ... More >>
I seem to recall that a few years ago, we wrote something unflattering about Chris Burney, who's second from right. Wonder what that was... Did you know Chris Burney, guitarist for Bowling for Soup, is in the new intro to Monday Night Football? (This assumes, of course, you know who Bowling for Soup ... More >>
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Jerry Jones didn't hire a black head coach. Does that make him a racist?
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