football http://wwno.org en New Orleans Loses Bid To Host Super Bowl http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-loses-bid-host-super-bowl <p>New Orleans government and civic leaders were disappointed to learn that the city won't be able to highlight its 300th anniversary in 2018 by hosting the Super Bowl.</p><p><br />NFL owners voted Tuesday to award the big game to Minneapolis.</p><p><br />Mark Romig, president of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, said he was proud of the city's presentation. He said it's hard to compete against a city that is building a new stadium — as Minneapolis is.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 21:39:04 +0000 Associated Press 61074 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 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 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 Saints Vs. Seahawks — Injury Report http://wwno.org/post/saints-vs-seahawks-injury-report <p>The New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks have released their Friday injury reports — the last update before final gametime decisions.</p><p><strong>New Orleans&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Status Report:</span></strong></p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:21:34 +0000 Jason Saul 51799 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Vs. Seattle: How The Football Foes Measure Up Off The Field http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-vs-seattle-how-football-foes-measure-field <p>The New Orleans Saints will face off against the Seattle Seahawks this Saturday, but the matchup isn't just on the football field.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:29:56 +0000 Jason Saul & Martha Kang & Ed Ronco 51743 at http://wwno.org Saints Win Playoff Game On The Road, In The Cold, And Now Look To Seattle http://wwno.org/post/saints-win-playoff-game-road-cold-and-now-look-seattle <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 New Orleans Saints won their first road playoff game this past Saturday, beating the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24, thanks to a field goal by kicker Shayne Graham with just three seconds to play.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 02:50:49 +0000 Jason Saul 51452 at http://wwno.org Saints Beat Philadelphia Eagles In Wild Card Thriller, 26-24 http://wwno.org/post/saints-beat-philadelphia-eagles-wild-card-thriller-26-24 <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 New Orleans Saints overcame a sloppy first-half performance, bitter cold and a litany of injuries to beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 26-24.</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 10:37:31 +0000 Jason Saul 51431 at http://wwno.org Saints Continue Dome-Field Dominance, Secure Playoff Spot http://wwno.org/post/saints-continue-dome-field-dominance-secure-playoff-spot <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 New Orleans Saints beat Tampa Bay on Sunday night, taking the sixth seed in the NFC playoffs, and will face the Philadelphia&nbsp;Eagles this Saturday at 7:10 p.m. on WDSU.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 04:18:09 +0000 Jason Saul 51039 at http://wwno.org Sodden Saints Give Up Last-Minute Touchdown; Lose To Carolina 17-13 http://wwno.org/post/sodden-saints-give-last-minute-touchdown-lose-carolina-17-13 <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-2ea4f89a-1ce1-3a4f-c8b7-5a5f9a120d10"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The New Orleans Saints lost yet another road game Sunday afternoon — this time to the Carolina Panthers.</span></span></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:41:21 +0000 Jason Saul 50602 at http://wwno.org