Saints Training Camp 2014

Colston quietly accepts elder statesman role with Saints

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) runs the ball with New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) defending the play during NFL football training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. --- Marques Colston is in a strange position. He just turned 31 a little more than three weeks ago, which qualifies him as a young man in all other walks of life, but here, standing on the podium aside one of the practice fields at The Greenbrier, he is peppered with questions… Continue reading →

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Driving Grand Isle

The Advocate’s outdoors sportswriter Joe Macaluso and photo editor John Ballance were in Grand Isle for the annual Tarpon Rodeo. While there, they took a driving tour of… Continue reading →




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B.R. area among tops for construction jobs

The Baton Rouge area had the fourth-largest gain in construction jobs in the country over the past year, an increase of 13 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported. The Baton Rouge-metro area added 5,900 construction jobs. That was behind the… Continue reading →