November 26, 2012 11:30 PM
No doubt there are a lot of tickets and hotel rooms already being reserved for the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl in less than a month. And you can't forget anticipation of the official bowl game gear, soon to be hitting store shelves.
Just two days after the big... more »
August 22, 2012 9:30 AM
The Tee-Cotton Bowl will take place at the Ville Platte Civic Center on August 25, 2012. The family fun day begins at 10am and last until; the money raise will benefit Ville Platte and Sacred Heart High school football teams.
For more info call: 337-831-0214
or email: FAJE1976@YAHOO.COM... more »
January 17, 2012 1:05 AM
Fans from both LSU & Alabama are disgusted at a video that's surfaced online, showing the apparent sexual assault of an LSU fan by an Alabama fan. The video was shot in a Bourbon Street fast-food restaurant, reportedly after the BCS Championship game. It shows an Alabama fan exposing his... more »
December 19, 2011 2:10 AM
The Cajuns welcomed home Sunday afternoon as champions and KATC was the only TV station there as they returned home.
Die hard Cajun fans packed the UL Athletic Complex in Lafayette with banners and pom-poms to welcome home the 2011 R & L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Champions.
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December 17, 2011 1:40 PM
KATC is EVERYWHERE today with team coverage of all the Bowl Game activities from Acadiana to the Big Easy!
Be sure to tune into our Cajuns Countdown to Kickoff show LIVE from New Orleans tonight at 6:15 for our 45 minute show.
Remember if you're in New Orleans... more »
December 13, 2011 2:47 PM
The UL Ragin' Cajuns football team began their journey to the biggest game in decades.
New Orleans bowl bound, the team loaded onto buses at Cox Communications Athletics Complex at 1 P.M. today. Fan lined the street to cheer on the team.
There are only about 100 tickets... more »
December 12, 2011 2:28 PM
Saturday is graduation for the students at the University of Louisiana - Lafayette. For some, however, it is also the day they will play in the biggest game in decades for UL. Graduating seniors on the Ragin' Cajuns football team will have a special graduation day in New Orleans. On... more »
November 21, 2011 11:17 PM
It's official, UL will play in this year's New Orleans Bowl on December 17th. The formal invitation was given to the Ragin' Cajuns at a pep rally Monday night.
Just as soon as the announcement was made fans were already making plans to attend the New Orleans Bowl, by... more »
February 7, 2011 12:03 AM
While some hit up the bars and restaurants this Super Bowl Sunday, many chose to stay at home and order in. Pizza was a popular choice, and as KATC'S Chris Welty reports it was great for business.
Phones were ringing off the hook at local pizza joints hours before... more »
January 20, 2011 9:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has granted a trial delay for a longtime New Orleans political operative who is gravely ill with cancer. Mose Jefferson, brother of former Congressman William Jefferson, is charged with conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal government grant money earmarked... more »
January 7, 2011 3:47 PM
KATC is at the Cotton Bowl tonight where LSU faces off against Texas A&M. The Tigers won 10 of their 12 games this season while the Aggies enter the game having won nine of 12 this season. The last time these schools met in football was 1995. KATC's own Travis... more »
December 27, 2010 12:24 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - The defending Super Bowl champs have been looking up at the Atlanta Falcons for more than two months. About time for the New Orleans Saints to send a message. "We've got an opportunity late in the year to maybe re-establish the balance of power," Saints fullback Heath... more »
December 1, 2010 6:44 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints fans on Wednesday can start getting state-issued license plates commemorating the NFL team's Super Bowl victory. Michelle Rayburn, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Motor Vehicles, told The Times-Picayune that 4,400 special license tags have been stamped out so far by... more »
October 12, 2010 11:08 AM
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - The Pasadena City Council on Monday approved a $152 million renovation plan for the 88-year-old Rose Bowl stadium. The council also approved 30-year lease extensions with UCLA and the Tournament of Roses to continue playing at the bowl.
Construction will run in three phases beginning... more »
September 21, 2010 10:16 AM
A Hattiesburg, MS doctor is the envy of the Who Dat nation today. Christopher S. Lynn won the Saints Super Bowl XLIV Championship ring raffle during Monday's Saints-49ers game. Tickets were two dollars, $1.4 million was raised. The Hattiesburg neurologist also gets an expense paid trip to a home game... more »
August 9, 2010 9:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama welcomes the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints to the White House on Monday. The Saints will hold a football clinic with Washington-area children before the event with Obama. After their White House meeting, the Saints players will visit wounded troops and their families... more »
June 8, 2010 2:53 PM
FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints used a visit to Plaquemines Parish to raise residents' spirits and announce an effort to raise funds as well. Quarterback Drew Brees told the crowd that the team will receive their Super Bowl rings soon, and some fan will get one... more »
February 26, 2010 7:25 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he'll auction off for charity the New Orleans Saints flag he displayed outside his office for losing a Super Bowl bet. Daniels displayed the flag outside his Statehouse office for a week after losing the bet to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on... more »
February 17, 2010 12:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is flying a New Orleans Saints flag outside his Statehouse office after losing a friendly Super Bowl wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Daniels' office says in a statement that the flag went on display Tuesday in the Statehouse atrium, where it will... more »
February 8, 2010 12:08 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen Co. says the Super Bowl got its highest overnight ratings in 23 years. It means, when final figures are released later Monday, there's a strong likelihood the game will be the most-watched Super Bowl ever. Last year's game between Pittsburgh and Arizona has that... more »
February 1, 2010 5:47 PM
Officials in Broussard are showing their support for the home team Sunday. Bars there are normally closed on Sunday, but they will be open eight hours for the game. The hours for these businesses are from 2-30 to 10-30.
January 29, 2010 2:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin appears to be betting the loot left over from the Saints championship game on the Super Bowl. Nagin bet Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak that the Saints would beat the Minnesota Vikings. His wager included CDs, pralines, mix for the square... more »
January 27, 2010 8:44 PM
Standing outside any building on Camp Shelby, Ms., it was obvious that local passers-by did not need to watch the NFC Division championship game to know the Saints scored, as “Who Dat” echoed throughout the installation from thousands of deploying Saints fans with the Louisiana National Guard’s 256th Infantry... more »
January 27, 2010 1:27 PM
HOUMA, La. (AP) - The krewes of Hyacinthians and Titans will roll an hour earlier so Houma residents can catch the Carnival parades and make it home in time for the Super Bowl. Hyacinthians will kick off at 11 a.m. Feb. 7, 90 minutes earlier than scheduled, followed immediately by... more »
January 26, 2010 8:27 PM
MIAMI (AP) - Delta Air Lines is adding flights to and from Indianapolis and New Orleans to help carry the crush of fans heading to Florida for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. The world's biggest airline will add another flight on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 from Indianapolis to Atlanta,... more »
January 25, 2010 8:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was evident in the sounds of busy cash registers and in the smiles of construction workers in a neighborhood where Hurricane Katrina's scars linger: the Saints' journey to the Super Bowl has added bounce to this city's long, hard recovery and added a new reason... more »
January 25, 2010 7:21 PM
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Sean Payton still hadn't gone home yet when the New Orleans Saints returned to work on the morning after the biggest win in franchise history. Payton says he and his family decided to stay in a downtown hotel on Sunday night while the Saints celebrated a... more »
January 1, 2010 1:10 PM
We caught up with Saints WR Devery Henderson to talk about the great season he's had a saint.
He also talks about his former team the LSU Tigers.
He gives his thoughts on the season as well as how he thinks the Tigers will do against Penn State.
December 17, 2009 6:56 PM
Five Jennings Jr High cheerleaders get the cahnce to perfrom in the CapitalOne Bowl.
They had no idea when they made the team in June, they would be playing for the LSU Tigers.
But when they found out their favorite team would be in the bowl game, it... more »
December 6, 2009 9:10 PM
BATON ROUGE – The 13 th -ranked LSU football team will usher in the New Year in Orlando as the Tigers will face Penn State in the Capital One Bowl, officials from the bowl game announced on Sunday.
The Capital One Bowl will be held on... more »
November 27, 2009 2:46 PM
CYBERSPACE (AP) - Maybe you were too busy stuffing yourself with turkey to hear the news - they have announced who is going to play in the year's Super Bowl. It's not a team - it's a band. The NFL says The Who will be the halftime entertainment at the... more »
November 12, 2009 8:57 AM
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Metairie's Krewe of Rhea has canceled its 2010 Carnival parade on Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday. Rhea captain Anna Marie Soto told The Times-Picayune Wednesday that krewe members felt turnout would be low, whether the 8-0 New Orleans Saints are in the game or not. They... more »