As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
If you’re hoping to fly down to the Gulf Coast this week, you may want to start considering alternate travel plans.
The Senate wants to grill the NFL about bounties. And the NBA, NHL, NCAA and Major League Baseball are invited, too.
Kobe Bryant scored 33 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers won their fourth straight game and second straight in overtime, 107-101 over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
An attorney for Nicolas Cage says the actor won’t face criminal charges stemming from his April 16 arrest in New Orleans.
After three straight trips to the NBA finals, there are few playoff predicaments the Los Angeles Lakers haven’t already escaped.
Lakers forward Derrick Caracter was arrested in New Orleans Sunday, accused of public drunkenness and shoving a pregnant cashier at an IHOP.
Hornets coach Monty Williams says he put in calls to NBA headquarters to ask why game officials were allowing Lakers’ big men to stand in the paint under the New Orleans basket for more than 3 seconds and aggressively bump defenders out of the way.
Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested after he got drunk in the city’s French Quarter and argued in the street with his wife over whether a house they were in front of was theirs, police said Saturday.
Chris Paul says the postseason is when elite players shine and that he hopes to do just that when the Hornets take on the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs.
A 5-year-old boy abducted by his parents in Carson in 2009 after he was removed from their care has been found in New Orleans.
Pau Gasol had a season-high 34 points to go with 10 rebounds, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets 101-95 on Saturday night.