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Brow Breaks Records & the Internet


On Sunday (2.21) night, Anthony Davis branded his name into the NBA record books. The Pelican posted and pulled down 20 rebounds. Ina addition to topping the franchise scoring list, he became only the third player in the last 50 years post 55 points and 20 rebounds in a single game. Such gaudy stats elicited analysis from media beyond the sporting world.


Full Throttle


If it seems like more people are visiting New Orleans, that’s probably because they are—at least by air. Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) announced an all-time record high in total passenger numbers in 2015.


A Different Ballgame: Richmond, Scalise Ready to Face Off on Diamond


While most of Louisiana is focused on this weekend’s super-regional matchup between Louisiana State University (LSU) and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette (ULL), a couple of Boot natives will be focused on a different ball game. On Thursday (6.11), Representatives Steve Scalise and Cedric Richmond will square off in the annual congressional baseball game.


Big Easy Globetrotter Breaks Hook Shot Record (Video)


NOLA sports fans are focused on the All-Star exploits of the Brow, but another local basketball star is also breaking records. Harlem Globetrotter Big Easy Lofton just broke the Guiness World Record for the farthest basketball hook shot at 61 feet 4 inches.


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New Orleans Record Raid Heads to the Marigny



“I have many babies,” Hunter King said between sips of his signature Dr. Pepper.  “This is a big baby.”


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