Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...America and worldwide associate New Orleans with such luminaries as Ellen DeGeneres...Nov. 9 at age 77, although in New Orleans, the 1998 inductee into the Rock...pop superstar Elvis Costello and New Orleans native Toussaint from Hollywood...

Cam Newton's hot start helps unbeaten Panthers top Titans

...next Sunday.Newton said he thought it could be a "trap game" against the Titans, who were coming off a win over New Orleans."The stakes were high and they're going to get higher each and every week," he said. "We know we're going...

Five million political calculations

...choosing not to deport 5 million illegal aliens.The 2-1 ruling this week by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is a welcome, and increasingly rare, statement of constitutional principle. Not even the president of the United States...

Celtics turn back Hawks

...rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 15 points and 11 assists and the Raptors pulled away in the second half for a win over New Orleans. BULLS 102, HORNETS 97In Chicago, Jimmy Butler had 27 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 13 rebounds and the...

Jazz nip Hawks to end their slide

...Anthony had 29 points and 13 rebounds, and the Knicks beat New Orleans.Langston Galloway scored 15 points and fellow reserve...points.Anthony Davis had 36 points and 11 rebounds for New Orleans, and Ryan Anderson scored 16 points.

Panthers are playing with a target on them

...well enough to win, most certainly. They beat a good New Orleans team that was coming off a couple wins as well, so they...matched their win total for all of last season by beating New Orleans 34-28 in overtime in rookie Marcus Mariota's first...

Hawks knock off Pelicans after slow start

...night to beat the injury depleted New Orleans Pelicans 106-98, who led much...and 16 rebounds.Eric Gordon led New Orleans with 26 points.The loss to Minnesota...daunting deficit in this one. Still, New Orleans raced out to a surprising double-digit...

Well-read: Classics to re-read

...the classic.The Awakening by Kate ChopinThe story of Edna Pontellier finding her place in turn-of-the-century New Orleans may be difficult to relate to for young readers. Edna's a young mother of two, which is typically not as interesting...

Kevin Durant hurt in Thunder victory

...forward Jarnell Stokes. PELICANS 120, MAVERICKS 105In New Orleans, Anthony Davis scored 17 points before leaving at halftime with a bruised right hip, and New Orleans (1-6) beat Dallas for its first victory of the season...

Cowboys continue to lose ground without Tony Romo

...visits Miami next week, when Romo can come back.Two of the losses have been on opposing touchdowns to start overtime (New Orleans and the Eagles), another thanks to a go-ahead kickoff return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter (New York Giants...