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All is not well on the New Orleans front

Saints euphoria is meaningful, but Katrina's effect can still be felt at struggling UNO

Originally Published: February 10, 2010
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

NEW ORLEANS -- The catharsis came at approximately 8:30 p.m. CT, as Tracy Porter zipped into the end zone to all but seal the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl victory.

For a full two weeks, this city had been on a pigskin bender. Along St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District, homeowners draped Saints' black and gold alongside the purple, green and gold Mardi Gras bunting on their stately homes. Downtown, the church bells at Saint Louis Cathedral rang out "When the Saints Go Marching ...

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