‘Bama fans hoping their school would make its third straight trip to the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., were disappointed Sunday when The Tide accepted a Sugar Bowl bid.
Old habits die hard. Cheer up…an argument can be made that New Orleans is a little bit better than Shreveport. Here’s a few of the reasons the Big Easy is better than the Big Sheezy:
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Simpson's Dukes of Hazzard was filmed in New Orleans.
Simpson's Blonde Ambition was filmed in Shreveport.
Super Bowl champions, Eli and Peyton Manning, are from New Orleans.
Super Douchebags, John David and Josh Booty, are from Shreveport.
The biggest non-sports related event in New Orleans is Mardi Gras.
The biggest non-sports related event in Shreveport is the Louisiana State Fair.
New Orleans has a professional football team.
Shreveport has a professional women's football team.
One more thing:
Sugar Bowl in the Super Dome: Awesome
Independence Bowl: Not Awesome