#The Louisiana Superdome

On This Day…

On September 15, 1978, boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Leon Spinks at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time in his career, the first fighter ever to do so. Following his victory, Ali retired from boxing, only to make a brief comeback two years later. Ali, who once claimed he could “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” left the sport permanently in 1981.
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Hall of Famer Chris Webber Credits an Unlikely Mentor at Induction Ceremony

It took longer than some might have expected for Chris Webber to reach the Basketball Hall of Fame. He retired in 2008 after a final cameo as an NBA player with the Golden State Warriors and waited almost a decade to get the call after reaching eligibility. Webber had an outstanding two-year stint at the University of Michigan before being wiped out of the record books.
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Game Notes: Patriots defense holds Miami to under 100 yards rushing

Two Alabama QBs start against each other for first time since 1983. Four Patriots players begin their second stint with the team. Nick Folk extends streak to 29 straight field goals. Damien Harris has fourth 100-yard game. PATRIOTS HAVE NOW GONE 87 STRAIGHT GAMES SCORING IN THE FIRST HALF. The...
Tri-County Times

Looking back at this week in history: Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 (copy)

1940: Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings are discovered by four teenagers who stumbled upon the ancient artwork after following their dog down a narrow entrance into a cavern. The 15,000- to 17,000-year-old paintings, consisting mostly of animal representations, are among the finest examples of art from the Upper Paleolithic period.
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Caesars and Genius Sports Sign Important Data Deal

Casino giant Caesars Entertainment continues its attempt to separate itself from the sports betting provider pack with the Tuesday announcement of a deal with top-end data provider Genius Sports for access to their entire data portfolio, starting with the NFL. “Genius Sports data feeds will support the Caesars trading and...
Daily Texas News

San Antonio tried to steal the New Orleans Saints after Hurricane Katrina

In San Antonio, 2005 will be remembered as the year the Spurs won another NBA championship and made homes to thousands of hurricane evacuees in Alamo City. But in the eyes of many football fans, it’s also the year San Antonio tried to steal the New Orleans Saints when the Big Easy recovered from Hurricane Katrina.

Former Giants, Patriots wide receiver dead at 47

Former NFL wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion David Patten died on Thursday reportedly as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was 47. According to ESPN, Sam Gordon, who had Patten as a client in his management firm, confirmed Patten’s death to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, saying he died in South Carolina. No other details were immediately available.

David Patten, 3-Time Super Bowl Champ With Patriots, Dies at 47

David Patten, who won three Super Bowl rings with the New England Patriots, died late Thursday from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. David Patten was only 47. The Richland County coroner confirmed his death Friday morning. Patten was home in South Carolina when the accident happened. The coroner said Patten was riding his motorcycle when he crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a sedan.

Alabama Football will witness a once-in-a-lifetime event that hasn’t happened since 1983.

Alabama Football will witness a once-in-a-lifetime event that hasn’t happened since 1983. Alabama Crimson Tide supporters are about to witness something they haven’t seen since legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant retired, thanks to mediocre play by a former renowned Auburn quarterback in the NFL. And that’s two former Crimson Tide...

Mac Jones, Tua Tagovailoa set to make Alabama history not seen in 38 years

The NFL season opener between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins is set to do something that a pair of Alabama quarterbacks haven’t done since 1983. Mac Jones, who was named the starter for the Patriots on Tuesday, will square off against Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins in New England on Sept. 12.

Moments in Time – September 1, 2021

On Sept. 17, 1796, President George Washington prepares a final draft of his farewell address. Two days later, his words appeared in Claypoole’s American Daily Advertiser, officially notifying the American public that he would voluntarily step down as the nation’s first president. Rarely in the history of Western civilization has a national leader voluntarily relinquished his title.

After 38 years, another all-Alabama QB game at hand in NFL

The New England Patriots’ release of quarterback Cam Newton on Tuesday cleared the way for something to happen in the NFL that hasn’t taken place since Nov. 21, 1983. That’s the date of the most recent game in which two Alabama alumni squared off as the opposing starting quarterbacks. The...
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Saints working 500 miles from home after displaced by Ida

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Displaced by Hurricane Ida, the New Orleans Saints went back to work Monday about 500 miles away in the stadium of another NFL team. Coach Sean Payton stood on the star logo in the middle of the home field of the Dallas Cowboys as the Saints stretched out for their first practice since before the.