Is it too late to ask Santa for one of these?

By By Carl Dubois / Special to the American Press

For many people, Christmas can't come until after Darlene Love belts this one out, as she did again last night to continue a long-running tradition:

The Advertiser has the background here.

You can read about it here. has an appreciation here.

And really, the New Orleans Bowl is missing out on a marketing bonanza if it doesn't make a version of this helmet available to the public. Terrance Broadway, that's one heck of a trophy you earned there, young man.