LAFAYETTE - This year's Mardi Gras celebration may have been larger than years past, but New Orleans police say it was more peaceful than usual.
They credit the Saints historic Super Bowl victory to the decrease in violence.
With a furious kick on the final lap Wednesday, Shani Davis stuck
his skate across the line and won his second straight gold medal in
1,000-meter Olympic speedskating.
Four years ago at Turin, he became the first African-American
athlete to win an