Lewis: Post-negotiation snapshot provides extra meaning to Anthony Davis’ record-breaking contract extension

Twitter photo -- From left, agent Thad Foucher, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps pose for a photo after they finalized Davis' five-year, $145 million contract extension, the largest deal in NBA history, to remain in New Orleans.

At first glance, the picture above Anthony Davis’ “NOLA, I’m here to stay!” tweet announcing his agreement to a five-year contract extension with the Pelicans isn’t that extraordinary — just four smiling men in a restaurant. And then it hits you. Along with AD, those men — Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps, new coach Alvin Gentry… Continue reading →

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Fourth of July fireworks: Zephyrs 7, Cubs 0

Former LSU shortstop Austin Nola went 4-for-5 and drove in two runs in his first home game with the Zephyrs, and Jose Urena pitched a complete game as New Orleans won the series opener before a Fourth of July crowd of 9,942 at… Continue reading →


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Sunday’s broadcast highlights

Today’s broadcast highlights TV COLLEGE SPORTS All Day, LSU’s day, SEC MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m., Angels at Rangers, FSNO 6:30 p.m., All-Star selection, ESPN 7 p.m., Giants at Nationals, ESPN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m., Akron at Richmond, CST BASKETBALL 6:30 a.m.,… Continue reading →