| Coaching Changes|| Nick Saban is being paged at the Austin airport (link) - TigerintheNO on 12/10/13 at 1:55 pm|
[link=(http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000296259/article/nick-saban-paged-in-prank-at-austin-texas-airport)]That's down right funny prank[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| Baylor slips to Cotton Bowl - TigerintheNO on 11/25/13 at 10:46 am|
When I look at any bowl projections, whether they have LSU in the Outback, Cotton, or Cap1, they all have Baylor in the Cotton Bowl. That's ashame.
To get Baylor in the Cotton Bowl they are projecting that Ok State beats OU, and Baylor beats Texas. If not Texas would be in the Cotton. So why sho...
| More Sports Board|| Baylor jumps to #3 in the AP poll - TigerintheNO on 11/17/13 at 11:55 am|
Texas, Miami,& UGA fall out of the poll, while USC Duke, & Ole Miss are in....
| Political Talk|| 80,000 Louisianas' have lost their insurance - TigerintheNO on 11/4/13 at 8:58 pm|
[quote]Jim Donelon said the Department of Insurance collected the information from health insurance providers last week in response to numerous requests for an estimate.
The figure could account for close to half of the 165,000 people in Louisiana who hold individual health insurance plans that t...
| More Sports Board|| LHSAA confirms investigation into Destrehan football upated w/penalties - TigerintheNO on 10/29/13 at 5:20 pm|
[quote]"It is the understanding of SLHS that several of the coaches of the Destrehan football team have admitted to accessing the account and using the information to game plan against SLHS," the news release stated. "The Lafourche Parish School Board administration and the administration at South L...
| More Sports Board|| Cowboys are $31 million over the cap for next season - TigerintheNO on 10/20/13 at 11:28 am|
[quote]The Dallas Cowboys are projected to be at least a league-leading $31 million over the salary cap next season.
The Cowboys will face what one NFL executive called "a train wreck" in terms of their salary-cap issues.
Dallas' messy salary-cap situation got even messier this week when t...
| More Sports Board|| Dodgers offered Kershaw a lifetime contract,$300 million, said No - TigerintheNO on 10/19/13 at 5:35 pm|
[quote]The Los Angeles Dodgers offered what was essentially a lifetime contract to pitcher Clayton Kershaw earlier this season, for a deal in the range of $300 million -- "an A-Rod deal," according to one source with knowledge of the scope and structure.
The two sides were unable to finish nego...
| Political Talk|| US to cut off aid to Egypt - TigerintheNO on 10/8/13 at 7:14 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/08/us/egypt-aid/index.html)]U.S. to halt Egypt aid after coup, turmoil[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| SuperBowl LII will be in Minny, Indy, or New Orleans - TigerintheNO on 10/8/13 at 4:08 pm|
The NFL has trimmed the list to 3 cities for SuperBowl in '18. Dallas, Tampa, & Miami were cut.
per local news...
| Tiger Rant|| Tyler Russell will start Saturday link - TigerintheNO on 10/2/13 at 1:49 pm|
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen confirmed that senior quarterback Tyler Russell will start for the Bulldogs when they host LSU Saturday in Starkville. Russell has been out since a season-opening 21-3 loss to Oklahoma State.
| Political Talk|| Louisiana exchanges in Day 1 of Obamacare - TigerintheNO on 10/2/13 at 1:35 pm|
[quote]Louisiana’s leading health insurance company reports that [b]not one person has yet successfully enrolled in a new health care plan offered through the Affordable Care Act[/b].[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Judge grants new trials for police in Danziger Bridge shootings - TigerintheNO on 9/17/13 at 4:29 pm|
cites DOJ misconduct
[quote]Citing the "grotesque" misconduct of federal prosecutors, a judge on Tuesday granted a new trial for five former New Orleans Police Department officers convicted in the deadly shootings at the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent cover-up.
| More Sports Board|| Bonds conviction upheld - TigerintheNO on 9/13/13 at 11:55 am|
Bonds now faces 30-days' home confinement as well as two years of probation, 250 hours of community service and a $4,000 fine.
| Political Talk|| Judge threatens imprisonment&/or suspension of LSU Board of Supervisors - TigerintheNO on 9/9/13 at 3:51 pm|
[quote]A district judge in Baton Rouge ordered the LSU Board of Supervisors on Monday to turn over records related to the university's presidential search, or face consequences that could include stopping all further court proceedings, suspending the board of supervisors, or imprisonment.
| More Sports Board|| In the 14 NFL games played so far, 13 different TE have scored TDs - TigerintheNO on 9/9/13 at 12:06 am|
Thomas,Whitten,Davis, & Cook with multiple scores
Graham, Winslow, Bennett, Cameron, Allen, Finley, Meyers, Fauria, Gonzalez....
| Tiger Rant|| Rashard Robinson gets good news from NCAA - TigerintheNO on 8/25/13 at 12:06 pm|
[quote]According to a high-ranking source at LSU, the classes have been accepted. This was the major holdup keeping Robinson in his hometown of Pompano Beach, Fla. instead of participating in LSU practices with his future teammates.[/quote]
[quote]"I should be there sometime this week," Robinso...
| Political Talk|| MSNBC- To boldly watch what no one else is watching now - TigerintheNO on 8/24/13 at 3:08 pm|
Interesting piece by James Varney in tomorrow's paper
| More Sports Board|| NFL team gross & net revenue for last season - TigerintheNO on 8/16/13 at 8:41 am|
[quote]A new Forbes report indicates just how profitable the NFL has become. According to the study the average NFL team is worth $1.17 billion, and the most valuable team, the Dallas Cowboys, are worth an astounding $2.3 billion.
In that respect, it may be surprising to hear that not every NFL f...
| More Sports Board|| I guess nothing is straight in San Francisco - TigerintheNO on 7/25/13 at 1:45 pm|
how didn't anyone notice the batter's box
| O-T Lounge|| This is what your face looks like when you try & rob a undercover cop - TigerintheNO on 7/22/13 at 7:12 pm|
The guy (left) & his girlfriend (center) came up with a plan to pose as a prostitute and then rob the John. But in this case the John was an undercover Gretna cop.
| Political Talk|| Many healthcare groups drop U.S. Medicare cost pilot program - TigerintheNO on 7/16/13 at 7:18 pm|
[quote]About 20 percent of healthcare systems in a Medicare pilot program aimed at holding the line on costs by shifting incentives away from costly procedures have decided to withdraw from the program after failing to produce savings, the government said on Tuesday.
The withdrawals involve seve...
| Political Talk|| Orleans Parish Student Enrollment - TigerintheNO on 7/13/13 at 1:34 pm|
Scheduling/Staffing/Funding must be a nightmare in this type of system.
[quote]In the new system, New Orleans has no default neighborhood schools. Every child must specifically choose and sign up for a school - and may transfer every year if they want.
In June, the Recovery School District s...
| Political Talk|| Landrieu planning to move City Hall to Charity - TigerintheNO on 7/3/13 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]The city's Property Management Department on June 25 requested $300 million - an undefined combination of state capital outlay funds, FEMA hazard mitigation grants and city bonds - to pay for the move to 1610 Tulane Avenue.[/quote]
[quote]The request didn't specify a timeline for renovatin...
| More Sports Board|| What's happening in Denver with the Nuggets - TigerintheNO on 6/15/13 at 2:02 pm|
I really don't know much about the situation, anyone that's a Nugget fan what is going on up there? Who is calling the shots now?
They fire the NBA coach of the Year
The GM, the reigning NBA Executive of the Year, leaves for Toronto.
Andre Iguodala is expected to opt out of his contract for...
| Political Talk|| Detroit's recovery plan= 10cents on the dollar - TigerintheNO on 6/14/13 at 1:57 pm|
Not sure if this should be on this board or the money board. The Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr has released his new plan for the city
[quote]-On health care, 99.6% of the fund is at risk to take major cuts. Orr’s office is proposing a substitute program largely reliant on Obamacare.
| Political Talk|| successful case of democracy - TigerintheNO on 6/13/13 at 3:57 am|
The Crescent City Connection toll booths will be demolished Wednesday night (June 12), more than a month after voters overwhelmingly rejected a 20-year continuation of the tolls. Transportation officials said the work will begin at 10 p.m.
For those that aren't familiar
| Money Talk|| Overdraft fees of $225 - TigerintheNO on 6/11/13 at 6:03 pm|
Just saw on the evening news that the average bank customer had $225 in overdraft fees last year. That complete amazed me. What % of customers had zero overdrafts last year?
| More Sports Board|| Future NCAA Bowl Game- international style - TigerintheNO on 6/11/13 at 3:23 pm|
[quote]With a NCAA moratorium on creating new bowl games ending after this season and smaller conferences finding themselves increasingly left out of discussions with the power leagues, the “Group of Five” is looking across the country – and world – for some new bowl locales.
According to Brett ...
| Political Talk|| When social security runs out- blame the baby boomers - TigerintheNO on 6/7/13 at 1:28 pm|
[quote]Because I can't depend on retirees today to take some responsibility for the problems with Social Security, I have to save more for my retirement in another 25 years.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| who hasn't Ohio State's President blasted this year? - TigerintheNO on 5/30/13 at 4:15 pm|
I realize that some of it is Germans, but the article ran today, with his other comments.
[quote]Gee took a swipe at Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, one of the most powerful leaders in college athletics, when he answered a question about preserving Ohio State’s financial interests in light of ...