Falcons playing it safe at safety – ESPN (blog)

Falcons playing it safe at safetyESPN (blog)However, Delmas has yet to take a visit to Atlanta after reportedly visiting both Pittsburgh and New Orleans. Knee concerns may have something to…

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper surrenders to police in Los Angeles rape case – Fox News

Fox NewsFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper turned himself into Los Angeles police late Thursday, after being charged in an arrest warrant in New Orleans alleging he and another man raped…

Dragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans – Reuters

ReutersDragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans. PHOENIX — It was a night of firsts for Phoenix guard Goran Dragic: His first 40-point night in the NBA and the…

Orleans DA asks judge to hold Darren Sharper co-defendant, saying he is a … – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneOrleans Parish prosecutors asked a judge Friday to hold Darren Sharper co-defendant Erik Nunez without bail until a later hearing because they claimed he is a flight risk due…

Mardi Gras deals/events – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Mardi Gras deals/eventsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)1 after 3 p.m. for Booze, Beers & Beads, The party features live New Orleans style brass music from Atlanta’s The Seed & Feed Marching…

Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper surrenders in Los Angeles – Las Vegas Sun

Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper surrenders in Los AngelesLas Vegas SunLOS ANGELES — Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has turned himself in to Los Angeles police after being named in a…

Darren Sharper surrenders to police – ESPN

ESPNFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper has surrendered to police for the alleged rapes of two women in New Orleans last year. NBC News reported that Sharper voluntarily turned himself into…

Ex-NFL star arrested in Los Angeles on New Orleans rape warrant – Reuters

ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former football star Darren Sharper, wanted by New Orleans police as a suspect in two rapes, was arrested on Thursday in Los Angeles, where he pleaded…

Ex-NFL Star Sharper Surrenders to Police on Rape Charges – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comFormer New Orleans Saints star and NFL Network commentator Darren Sharper voluntarily surrendered to police late Thursday after they issued an arrest warrant for the alleged rapes of two women…

Former NFL star Darren Sharper faces more rape charges – CNN

CNN(CNN) — New Orleans police have issued arrest warrants for former NFL star Darren Sharper and another man in connection with the alleged rapes of two women. Sharper, 38, and…

New Orleans arrest warrant issued for Darren Sharper – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer NFL star Darren Sharper is now suspected of raping nine women in five states after authorities in New Orleans on Thursday said they issued arrest warrants for Sharper…

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions … – Baltimore Sun

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions …Baltimore SunBy the time the Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII last year in New Orleans,…

Davis confident he will fit with Clippers – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)NEW ORLEANS — A few hours after signing his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, Glen “Big Baby” Davis was still not officially a Clipper. After originally thinking he…

Darren Sharper cops not guilty plea in Los Angeles, ex-NFL safety also … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA Los Angeles prosecutor labeled Darren Sharper a “danger to women in our community” and argued for a $10 million bail during the former NFL safety’s arraignment…

Mike Mayock: Playing draft matchmaker for 19 NFL teams – NFL.com

NFL.comWhile Rich Eisen is on a quest to break 6 seconds in the 40, it appears his NFL Network colleague is pacing for a three-hour conference call with reporters next…

Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 – SI.com

SI.comIt’s always the height of conceit to churn out a mock draft before the NFL scouting combine has unfolded, with free agency still to come and weeks and weeks of…

2014 NBA trade deadline decisions – Eastern Conference – GMA News

GMA NewsWhile the NBA put on one of its showcase events last weekend with the All-Star festivities in New Orleans, another key date on the league’s calendar looms less than…

Coming to North Oakland: Monster Pho – East Bay Express

East Bay ExpressWith the recent openings of Hog’s Apothecary and the new super-sized Blue Bottle coffee shop, plus a New Orleans-inspired wi-fi cafe and an outpost of Trueburger on the…

Karl Malone: ‘You can truly build a great team around’ Anthony Davis – The Courier-Journal

The Courier-JournalNBA legend Karl Malone wasn’t so sold on Anthony Davis as the NBA draft’s No. 1 overall pick when the New Orleans Pelicans selected the University of Kentucky freshman…

Nike to sell Marty McFly’s Power Laces from Back to the Future 2 in 2015 – Daily Mail

Daily MailBack to the Future becomes a reality (well, sort of…): Nike to sell Marty McFly’s self-tying Power Laces in 2015. Designer Tinker Hatfield announced the plans at an event…

Old guys go, new look comes to NBA All-Star game – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldEast Team’s LeBron James, of the Miami Heat, throws a pair of Mardi Gras beads to the crowd during NBA All-Star game basketball practice in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb.…

Signs of change in the NBA – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — It felt like the opening scene in “The Godfather,” with people requesting audiences with Don Corleone during his daughter’s wedding. Kevin Durant made his way toward an…

All-Star Game yet another stage of NBA’s ongoing role in New Orleans recovery – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comNEW ORLEANS — It’s not very often that a city hosts the NBA All-Star twice in a span of six years. In fact, when the game tips off Sunday night…

Watch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball – TheHDRoom

TheHDRoomWatch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball The 2014 NBA All-Star Game tips off tonight at the Smoothie King Center from New Orleans, Louisiana at a…

Defending 3-point champion Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerDefending 3-point champion Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated in first round. ALL_STAR_KYRIE.JPG. Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson (left) and Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving practice shooting during All-Star Weekend festivities…

Andre Drummond has huge Rising Stars game – The Seattle Times

Andre Drummond has huge Rising Stars gameThe Seattle TimesAndre Drummond collected 30 points and a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber…

Why every 2014 NBA All-Star deserves his spot – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe 2014 NBA All-Star Game will feature 24 elite-level, very unique players. USA TODAY Sports’ Sean Highkin has found one statistic that sums up a key part of why…

Los Angeles DA: Darren Sharper charged with drugging, raping two women – WWL

WWLProsecutors are asking that bail for former Saints defensive back Darren Sharper be raised to $10 million based on the facts of two alleged rapes in Los Angeles, as well…

Report: James Harden replaces Kobe Bryant as NBA All-Star Game starter – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Lakers superstar, Bryant, will miss the game due to the knee injury that has kept him out of action since Dec. 17. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is coaching…

Wizard World Comic Con Weekend – WGNO

WGNOComic Con If you see scores of people downtown, decked out in elaborate costumes, there’s a reason for it. This weekend marks the fourth Comic Con being held in New…

Lillard Competing in 3 All-Star Saturday Events – ABC News

ABC NewsPortland’s Damian Lillard will become the first player to compete in three events during All-Star Saturday night in New Orleans, including a slam dunk contest that features three All-Stars…

Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks: Super Bowl 2014 position breakdown – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneSeattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) during the NFC divisional playoff game between the…

New Orleans Comic Con 2014 beams down on Friday – The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Comic Con 2014 beams down on FridayThe Times-PicayuneComic Con 2012 New Orleans, stranded on a desert asteroid with who? Which of the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” crew…

Nets’ Joe Johnson surprised by NBA All-Star selection – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt doesn’t sound as if the Nets’ Joe Johnson was expecting to be selected an All-Star. When the reserves were announced on Thursday evening, he was sleeping.…

Preview: Big surprises are in store for Las Vegas cheftestant Shirley Chung on … – Las Vegas Sun

Preview: Big surprises are in store for Las Vegas cheftestant Shirley Chung on …Las Vegas SunWhen our Las Vegas cheftestant Shirley Chung won last week’s episode of Bravo’s “Top Chef”…