Times-Picayune managing editor Peter Kovacs and political columnist Stephanie Grace talk about how the trial of former New Orleans City Councilwoman Renee Gill Pratt marks the end of a long chapter of federal cases against the William Jefferson family political machine.
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Snyder owns Six Flags and used to employ Saints DC Gregg Williams
NFL Free Agency 2011 Full of Potential Surprises
Whenever someone talks about NFL free agency, they talk about who will sign Vincent Jackson, who will take a chance on Randy Moss or who will look to snag DeAngelo Williams.
But hardly anyone ever addresses the potential surprises, the under-the-radar guys who could wind up being just as important—or more instrumental—to a team's success than some of the huge names out there.
Football is obviously a team sport, and sometimes the smaller moves pay bigger dividends.
Here are 15 sleeper free agents who offer the most value.
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Payton is serving as guest Super Bowl analyst this week in Dallas
JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi lawmakers have agreed to create a state license plate to commemorate the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl championship season. File photoThis design for Mississippi's Saints Super Bowl license tag is the same as Louisiana's except for...
Event takes place Feb. 23-March 1.
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