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Latest Mardi Gras Items
Coach John Harbaugh addressed the gathering in War Memorial Plaza, thanking the public for their support and saying that the fans "are truly champions." He led the crowd in a call-and-response chant, saying, "What's our name?" The fans screamed "Ravens!"
Baltimore celebrated with its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday, with thousands of fans in purple lining the streets and packing the team's stadium for a celebration.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made light of the reception he's gotten in New Orleans, where he is unpopular with Saints fans because of the bounty scandal.
New Orleans is bracing for record crowds as the biggest sporting event of the year, the NFL Super Bowl, collides with Mardi Gras season in what many locals are calling "Super Gras."
Actor Gary Sinise and New Orleans musicians Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and Harry Connick Jr. will lead the parade of the Krewe of Orpheus on the evening of Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday, and perform at the glitzy ball that follows.
Jill Kelley's climb to the top of Tampa's social ladder may be as spectacular as her fall from it.
Pop star Kelly Clarkson will ride as celebrity grand marshal when the Krewe of Endymion parade rolls on the Saturday before Mardi Gras in 2013.
Inside funky Gaspar's Grotto, where a shot and a beer cost $2 and lusty pirate statues rule the roost, members of the Maryland delegation to the Republican National Convention were doing lunchtime battle — and winning — with heaping plates of Cuban sandwiches and steaming bowls of paella.
Tyrann Mathieu was a game-changer for LSU last season. The definition of a ball hawk, the Honey Badger turned games in the Tigers' favor with an uncanny ability to make big plays when they were needed most.