Author: Chris Price

Business Trip

  Wow! What a start to the 2019 season that was on Monday night. After losing the lead with less than a minute left on a two-pay, 75 yard drive, quarterback Drew Brees was able to put the Saints in…

Best Ever?

  Who Dat? Who Dat? Who Dat say they gonna beat them Saints? That’s the question many have as the New Orleans Saints enter the 2019 season. For the past two seasons, the Black & Gold have been one of…

Joy & Pain

  Shock. That’s the only way to describe it. As football fans around the country were settled in on Saturday to watch the kickoff of the 2019 college football season and the third week of the NFL’s preseason, news broke…

Let’s Geaux!

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday Sports Column at BizNewOrleans.com. Saints football is finally…

Fixer Upper

  New Orleans is a major league sports city, and the state and its professional teams have agreed on a $450 million investment in ensuring their venues remain among the best in the world. On Thursday, the State Bond Commission…

Brady’s Brilliance

  Americans love the story of the underdog overcoming adversity and rising to success. A little over two decades ago, professional football fans looked the coming of a player who most anticipated would be among, if not, the greatest quarterbacks…

Big Money

  The kickoff of the NFL’s 2019 season is a little more than a month away, but on Wednesday New Orleans Saints’ Michael Thomas made the biggest catch of his young career when he signed a five-year, $96.25 million contract…

Passing the Torch

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday Sports Column at BizNewOrleans.com. …

Flex Payment

  The New Orleans Saints have their sights set on returning to the NFL’s championship game and are focused on the steps it takes to get there – focus on each game, qualify for the postseason, win the division, get…

All Eyes on Three

  The New Orleans Saints begin final preparations for the 2019 season this week with the start of training camp. After seeing the team bounced from the divisional round of the playoffs in 2017 and the NFC Championship in 2018…

Fix This

  New Orleanians won’t admit that their anxiety levels are skyrocketing - we’re cool like that - but the truth is growing concern is apparent. Mother Nature is loaded for bear. Southeast Louisiana is facing a double-barreled weather situation this…

Four-Star Sunday

  With three international soccer tournament finals, Sunday may feel like nirvana for soccer fans. Within hours, the FIFA Women’s Soccer World Cup, South American Copa America, and North American Gold Cup finals will all be played. Over the past…

Game Face

Baseball’s two most famous ballparks are also its oldest. Boston’s Fenway Park, which saw its first pitch in 1912, and Chicago’s Wrigley Field, which opened two years later, are beloved. While both have seen the addition of modern amenities in…

Love & Money

      While one of New Orleans biggest’ biggest sports stars is looking to leave, another got a huge pay day for staying. Since January, there has been drama surrounding New Orleans Pelicans’ center/forward Anthony Davis’ desire to leave…

Taking Flight

  The New Orleans Pelicans 2018-19 season began with a lot of promise and ended in near disaster. After reaching the second round of the NBA Playoffs the previous season, the team’s year swung on team superstar Anthony Davis’ midseason…

The Difficulty of Pay to Play

  There is a growing argument across the nation that college athletes should be compensated for their play. The issue was raised again earlier this college basketball season when Duke University’s Zion Williamson, the expected top overall draft pick in…

Foul Ball

  Wichita, Kansas made the pitch, and New Orleans’ Triple-A baseball franchise swung for the fences. They’re going, going, but not quite gone yet. The Baby Cakes will begin their final season in the Big Easy this month. It’s the…