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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will return

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will return to the starting lineup Sunday to face the New Orleans Saints.Mariota, who is officially listed as probable, has missed the Titans' past two games with a sprained medial collateral...

Kyle Korver paces Hawks to victory

NEW ORLEANS - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, hitting...in a row, 121-115 over the winless New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.Anthony Davis...with 43 points, but injury-decimated New Orleans dropped to 0-5 under new coach Alvin...

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.