Author: Chris Price

Victory for LSU!

  Congratulations, LSU Tigers! You are college football’s national champions. It was a magical season that fans will talk about for generations. This squad – that seemingly came out of nowhere – is being called the greatest college football team…

Joe Cool

  On Monday night, all eyes will be on New Orleans for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship, and the majority will, likely, be pulling for the Tigers. The LSU Tigers that is. There are a number of reasons…

Uncomfortably Numb

  For three straight seasons, the New Orleans Saints have been Super Bowl contenders, but have been sorely disappointed in the postseason. On Sunday, their season ended on the last play of the game, just like the previous two years.…

First & Four to Go

  There was a time in New Orleans when the Saints hosting a Wild Card game in the NFL Playoffs would have felt like a Godsend. That’s not the case anymore, as the Saints became just the third team in…

In the Biz: Iron Lion Zion

A false start is more often associated with the gridiron of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome than the court of the Smoothie King Center, but the term is applicable for the beginning of the New Orleans Pelicans’ 2019-20 season. Basketball hopes have…

Refocus

“Worry about your frickin’ meat,” was New Orleans Saints heads coach Sean Payton’s reply to a Whole Foods butcher last Sunday when asked about…

The Louisiana Double

Hopefully you’ve got your holiday shopping done or can shelf it for a weekend, because football should be at the top of the agenda this weekend with the LSU Tigers squaring off against the Georgia Bulldogs for the SEC Championship…

When a Loss is a Gift

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…

Ruminating on Rankings

  It’s been a helluva season for the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers. The Black & Gold is 8-2 and is in position to win the NFC South on Thanksgiving. They’ve had to do it with their starting quarterback,…

Superdome Renovations a Geaux

  Like most Saints fans, I love the Superdome. So I was thrilled this week that after years of discussion, the latest round of renovations to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will kick-off in early 2020. I’m not old enough to have…

Number 9 Dream

  DBU. WRU. LSU has answered to both of these monikers in recent years, and has even made a case for producing some of the nation’s best collegiate running backs. But with talent at the skilled positions, for years, the…

No. 9 Dream

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Command Performance

  When New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees injured a thumb ligament in his throwing hand early in the second game of the season that would require him to be sidelined for up to eight weeks, the Who Dat? Nation…

Saluting Sean Payton

  Er’rybody on the Touchdown Teddy train now. As renowned New Orleans trumpeter Kermit Ruffins says, “All Aboard.” It’s been quite a turnaround of affection for Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Four weeks ago, when he was forced into action against…

Let ‘em Have It

  He was instrumental in, arguably, the greatest play in New Orleans Saints history and, possibly, the NFL’s championship game – especially when how the onside kick to start the second half of Super Bowl XLIV shifted momentum to his…

Pelicans Soaring

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…

Ready for Battle

  What a difference a week makes. In the last seven days, Saints fans have gone from seemingly losing their religion to finding the bedrock of their faith. Before last Sunday’s 33-27 victory, on the road over the Seattle Seahawks,…

Faith

  It’s troubling. It’s not what we expected. But too many are betraying the cool factor that is the birthright of New Orleanians. Put simply, Saints fans, you’re being very un-Dude. There’s been a lot of sniping from the Black…

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. …