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Fans won't be allowed inside the Superdome for either the season opener, or the following home game on Sept. 27.
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The City of New Orleans will not allow tailgating on public property during the season-opening Saints game this Sunday.

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In an interview on CNN Thursday night, Wolf Blitzer asked Mayor LaToya Cantrell the question on many American and Louisianian minds: "NFL football? What about that?"

The NFL, The USFL & The Making Of The Saints

Feb 21, 2020
The Historic New Orleans Collection

The United States Football League was big news in the 1980s, but few realize the league was conceived right here in New Orleans in the 1960s. Local businessman Dave Dixon threatened to create this new league as a means to leverage the NFL into awarding the city a pro football franchise. In this edition of NOLA Life Stories, Dave’s son, Shea, looks back on this early history of the USFL.

 

Saints Owner Gayle Benson Addresses Clergy Abuse

Feb 11, 2020
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Gayle Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints, made a public statement Monday about her relationship with the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

The Voice Of The Saints: Jim Henderson's Oral History

Sep 20, 2019
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Most diehard Saints fans have their own list of unforgettable moments associated with the team, whether it’s the first game after Katrina, or the Saints’ Super Bowl win back in 2010. Jim Henderson’s voice fills the background of countless Saints memories. He was the Saints’ announcer for decades. In this edition of NOLA Life Stories, Mr. Henderson shares his own unforgettable moments from his career, including the day he got to call a winning Super Bowl.

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