The calendar will tell you that Super Bowl XLVII will kick off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in 18 days.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl ranked 13th and the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ranked 16th in attendance among the 2012-13 bowl games.
Even without a local rooting interest, New Orleans still loves its college football.
Wednesday is the 79th renewal of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, and five days later, Notre Dame and Alabama will meet for the national championship.
The New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal was voted the No. 3 sports story of 2012 in a vote conducted by The Associated Press.
The athletic director at Marquette University expressed his displeasure over the process that landed Tulane in the Big East Conference in a radio interview Tuesday night.
The seven non-football playing members of the Big East Conference met Monday in New York to consider breaking away from the league, according to Mark Blaudschun of the blog ajerseyguy.com.
Tim Siegel, one of the top youth tennis players to ever come out of the New Orleans area, has announced his retirement as men's tennis coach at Texas Tech University, effective at the end of the spring 2013 season.
History will be made Saturday night in the world of college football. For the first time ever, a freshman will win the Heisman Trophy - quarterback Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M.
Ramp workers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had a strange way of welcoming the New Orleans Saints to town Wednesday night.
When Eli Manning threw his third touchdown pass of the game Sunday night in the New York Giants' 38-10 victory over the Green Bay Packers, it was a milestone moment in many ways.