New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gives his take on what it’s like to be the city’s No. 1 sports fan:
I take it very personally. This city rallies around our boys every Sunday. I know they’re working hard, but the Who Dat Nation wants to see some Ws.
I make as many as I can. When I’m in the Dome, I’m always sporting black and gold.
A good one. When I showed up for a game, I came to win. Naturally, I’m a competitive person.
I like to stay as active as I can. Whenever I can fit something into the schedule, I’ll do it. I still enjoy getting on the tennis court. And running of course is a passion. Last year I ran the half marathon in Chicago and the Rock n Roll Marathon here in New Orleans. My biggest accomplishment though was crossing the finish line in the New York Marathon.
Like most New Orleanians, I have an unconditional love for the Saints.
Hands down, my favorite athlete is Drew Brees. But you know I’m in and I’ve got love for the Hornets, too. I’m definitely excited about their upcoming season and their future in New Orleans.
Drew Brees. I really respect the guy as a leader on and off the field. And who wouldn’t want to have a Super Bowl title and the NFL single-season passing record under their belt?
Hopefully, soon. They’re undefeated this year. This might be the Blue Jays’ year.
Yes, I have no doubt Super Bowl XLVII will be a home game for the Saints this year.
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