Author: Chris Price

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…

Gold Mettle

  No rest for the weary — work starts now on the Saints’ 2019-20 season. Entering his 13th season as head coach of the New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton finds himself in a position he’s been in before – leading…

Pick Six

  When the College Football Playoff was introduced five years ago, it was supposed to quiet the controversy of deciding the annual national champion. Unfortunately, it hasn’t. While the two best teams made the final, it’s arguable that the nation’s…

Not All Fun & Games

  In its 30-year history, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (GNOSF) has brought hundreds of events to the city and turned a $40 million public investment into an estimated economic impact of over $3 billion. A nonprofit organization that…

From On Field to On Air

  AP Photo From the field to the microphone — sports columnist Chris Price talks with former New Orleans Saints captain Zack Strief on his new gig as WWL’s play-by-play announcer. As New Orleans Saints captain Zach Strief completed his…