Author: Chris Price

A Different Goal Line

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…

Longevity Leader

  The NFL’s two oldest quarterbacks, Tom Brady, who will be 43 when the 2020 season kicks off, and Drew Brees, 41, have been in a horse race the past few seasons attempting to secure several career records before their…

Return to Action

  It’s been just two months since the NBA abruptly postponed its season after players tested positive for COVID-19 and leagues around the world followed their lead, but it seems like eons ago that a live game was played. Sure,…

Marquis Matchups

  For the second time in as many weeks, the NFL has provided sports fans with hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In late April, the Draft allowed fans a moment of normalcy, as teams added young talent to their rosters.…

Career Crossroads

  On Saturday afternoon, my phone started blowing up with similar text messages from family and friends. Jameis Winston? Jameis Winston? Jameis Winston? They all seemed to ask the same question, why did the New Orleans Saints sign the castoff…

Sports Sees Losses Across the Board

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…

Draft Recap

  Like sunshine after a devastating storm, the 2020 NFL Draft provided hope that a return to normalcy is on the horizon after COVID-19. Fans tuned in in record numbers as TV viewership peaked at a record 19.6 million, a…

Sideline Noise

  “Don’t eat the cheese.” That’s been New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton’s advice to his team, meaning don’t get an overinflated sense of yourself based on what others are saying. Nothing is given. Victories happen on the field,…

NFL Denies Drew, Again

  It sure does seem like the NFL has something against Drew Brees. The New Orleans Saints quarterback holds the league’s career records for touchdown passes, passing yards, completed passes, and completion percentage. Sitting atop the history books, it seems…

Crawfish Season

  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, sports have been pushed to the margins, but New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton seemed to drop headline news Tuesday in an appearance on ESPN's “Get Up” morning show. After talking…

Basketball’s Big Bounce

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.   FORBES has released…

Brady Makes It Personal

  In a week dominated by news of the Covid-19, the beginning of the NFL’s new year broke through disaster coverage to remind us of life beyond the virus. Drew Brees re-signed with the New Orleans Saints, Teddy Bridgewater left…

One For The Road

  "Love you #WhoDatNation. Let's make another run at it!" With an Instagram post 10 days ago, Drew Brees announced his intention to return to the New Orleans Saints for the 2020 season. With that, the Saints’ future – at…

Time to Take Flight

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…

All In

WOW! The New Orleans Pelicans dominated the Chicago Bulls last night, but before we get into the nitty-gritty of the game, let’s talk about the highlight of the night. If you haven’t seen Jaxson Hayes’ incredible single-motion rebound and dunk,…

Is Mahomes’ Magic Enough?

Super Bowl LIV will kick off Sunday evening, and professional football fans are looking forward to what is expected to be an evenly matched game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Kansas City Chiefs and National Football Conference (NFC)…

Brees’ Last Handoff

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…

SWISH!

  Chants of “M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!” echoed among the rafters of the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night as New Orleans Pelicans’ 19-year old, rookie superstar Zion Williamson made his long-awaited NBA debut nearly half way into the 2019-2020 season. The…

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…