Sports http://wwno.org en Where To Watch The 2014 World Cup In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:56:22 +0000 Jesse Hardman 62336 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #4: Churra's Brazilian Grill http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-4-churras-brazilian-grill-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our </span><a href="http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans" style="line-height: 1.5;">local World Cup coverage</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> continues with a trip to </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Churras-Brazilian-Grill/244835715621267" style="line-height: 1.5;">Churra's Brazilian Grill</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a restaurant and grocery in Kenner. In addition to offering authentic Brazilian cuisine, </span>Churra's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is presenting all 2014 World Cup games on three screens, giving the community a place to cheer on their favorites in the tournament.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:20:51 +0000 Joe Shriner 63158 at http://wwno.org Pelicans Will Open NBA Summer League http://wwno.org/post/pelicans-will-open-nba-summer-league <p>The New Orleans Pelicans will open the 2014 NBA Summer League, matched up against the Development League Select team on July 11.</p><p>The Pelicans will then play the L.A.&nbsp;Lakers&nbsp;on Sunday, July 13, and the San Antonio Spurs at 3:30 p.m. on July 14.</p><p>The 11-day Summer League will take place on the campus of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. The annual event features many of the top young prospects just entering the league, or D-League stars looking for their big break into the NBA.</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 20:30:49 +0000 Jason Saul 62550 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Saints 2014 Regular Season Schedule Released http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-saints-2014-regular-season-schedule-released <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Orleans Saints will kick off their 2014 season in the Georgia Dome against the Atlanta Falcons.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.neworleanssaints.com/schedule/season-schedule.html" target="_blank">The schedule</a>, released by the <span style="line-height: 1.5;">NFL late Wednesday evening, has the Saints competing in five primetime games this year, the first in week four at Dallas against the Cowboys. They'll also face the Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers and a Monday Night Football Game versus the Baltimore Ravens.</span></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:23:09 +0000 Jason Saul 59242 at http://wwno.org Injury-Plagued Pelicans Close Out Season With 105-100 Win Over Houston Rockets http://wwno.org/post/injury-plagued-pelicans-close-out-season-105-100-win-over-houston-rockets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Orleans Pelicans closed out the season Wednesday night with a 105-100 win over the the playoff-bound Houston Rockets in front of a raucous home crowd.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he end of the season couldn’t have come soon enough.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This inaugural season of the rebranded New Orleans Pelicans will be remembered — but more for the team’s many hiccups than the very real successes of New Orleans’ here-to-stay NBA franchise.</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:25:54 +0000 Jason Saul 58696 at http://wwno.org Saints Preseason Schedule Announced http://wwno.org/post/saints-preseason-schedule-announced <p>The New Orleans Saints preseason schedule was announced Wednesday afternoon.</p><p>The Saints will begin the preseason in St. Louis versus the Rams, then travel home to face the Tennessee Titans. Those dates are still to be announced.</p><p>The preseason opener against the Rams will feature a familiar face at defensive coordinator on the St. Louis sideline: former Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams. Williams was a central figure in the bounty scandal that sidelined key New Orleans players and coaches during the 2012 season.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:58:20 +0000 Jason Saul 58113 at http://wwno.org NBA All-Star Game Photos — Friday http://wwno.org/post/nba-all-star-game-photos-friday <p></p><p>The 2014 NBA All-Star Game has taken over New Orleans this weekend, with parties and pop-up stores throughout the French Quarter and the CBD.</p><p></p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:12:40 +0000 Jason Saul 54153 at http://wwno.org Pelicans Mascot 'Breaks Beak', Will Undergo Surgery http://wwno.org/post/pelicans-mascot-breaks-beak-will-undergo-surgery <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6154d042-1e30-5bd8-d433-3486701c944d"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Pierre the Pelican, eponymous mascot of the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team, suffered a broken beak during a pickup basketball game with other mascots and will undergo "surgery" later today, the team announced this afternoon in a press release.</span></span></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:47:22 +0000 Jason Saul 53927 at http://wwno.org Injury-Plagued Pelicans Hang On To Snap Home Losing Streak, Beat Magic 100-92 http://wwno.org/post/injury-plagued-pelicans-hang-snap-home-losing-streak-beat-magic-100-92 <p dir="ltr" style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The sliding New Orleans Pelicans staved off a seventh straight home loss Sunday evening, outlasting the woeful Orlando Magic 100-92.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 03:18:31 +0000 Jason Saul 52811 at http://wwno.org Recapping The 2013 New Orleans Saints, And Looking Ahead http://wwno.org/post/recapping-2013-new-orleans-saints-and-looking-ahead <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-17e8ea9c-972a-408b-7f74-232254765b78"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The New Orleans Saints finished their season with a 12-6 record, including their first playoff win in the cold, on the road. WWNO’s Jason Saul sat down with <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate" target="_blank">Ramon Antonio Vargas</a>, Saints beat writer for the New Orleans Advocate, for a recap of the season, and for a look at what’s next.</span></span></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:35:20 +0000 Jason Saul & Ramon Antonio Vargas 52156 at http://wwno.org