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Outdoor sporting culture finds home in New Orleans

Outdoor sporting culture finds home in New Orleans

Bess Turner, Sports Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

New Orleans is a thriving metropolis, bursting at the seams with food, music and culture. One integral part of that culture is sports, be it the Pelicans, the Saints, the Tigers or the Green Wave. But New Orleans has also started to cultivate a community of outdoor sports. There are a surprising number...

Lazedrick Thompson brings Tulane experience to Cardinals minicamp

Lazedrick Thompson brings Tulane experience to Cardinals minicamp

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year when the NFL Draft approaches, 253 players will hear their names called and see the fruits of their labor finally pay off before their eyes.For the thousands of NFL hopefuls who don’t hear their name called, it’s business as usual.Among these undrafted hopefuls is former Tulane...

From the Basement: Student-athletes deserve cut of NCAA earnings

From the Basement: Student-athletes deserve cut of NCAA earnings

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

"Student participation in intercollegiate athletics is an avocation, and student-athletes should be protected from exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises." This quote was taken directly from Article 2.9 of the Constitution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, better known as the NCAA.According to Merriam-Webste...

Rookie season shows strengths of Gozzo twins

Rookie season shows strengths of Gozzo twins

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Playing collegiate sports is a rare enough experience in itself. Playing with a twin brother on the same field at the same time is an experience that few can share.For freshmen shortstop Sal Gozzo and catcher Paul Gozzo, that strange circumstance is their reality."It is definitely special...

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, Showcase, Sports

"Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL classes are POINTLESS," Cardale Jones, former third-string Ohio State quarterback, tweeted in 2012.Jones is not alone in his belief, and the NCAA has faced criticism for years over a lack of emphasis on athletes' acad...

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Football, Sports

Beyond the Red Sox and Yankees, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, or Batman and Superman, Tulane and LSU's rivalry runs deeper and fiercer than any other. Tuesday night, the Tulane and LSU baseball teams faced off for the fourth time in two years.The Wave not only won the game and swept the series...

Baseball shut-out for first time this season in loss to ULL

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Unable to score a run for the first time all season, Tulane baseball (18-19, 7-2 American Athletic Conference) was bested 1-0 by Louisiana-Lafayette (22-14-1, 10-4 Sun Belt Conference) the evening of Tuesday, April 19.The Ragin' Cajuns run came in the first inning, after four straight walks. Following...

Wave sweeps Huskies in weekend series, take sole control of AAC

Wave sweeps Huskies in weekend series, take sole control of AAC

Kevin Qualman and Josh Axelrod
April 20, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

With its 18-19, 7-2 American Athletic Conference record, underdog Tulane took down AAC champ UConn. In an early weekend series, the Wave swept UConn (21-14, 6-3 AAC).Heading into the series, UConn had not lost a game in conference play and sat atop the conference standings. After the sweep, the...

Do it live: Spring practices prepare football for consistency in 2017

Do it live: Spring practices prepare football for consistency in 2017

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the words of football legend John Madden, "Usually the team that scores the most points wins the game." Tulane football, however, is not often the team scoring the most points.With the spring football game on Saturday at Benson Field at Yulman Stadium, the Green Wave will try to show the strides...

#WaveCrushWednesday: Brandon Issa

#WaveCrushWednesday: Brandon Issa

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

This week’s #WaveCrushWednesday is Brandon Issa, a redshirt sophomore pitcher for the Green Wave. Issa, originally from Old Tappan, New Jersey, is studying public relations and has been playing baseball all his life. In his most recent appearance on Tuesday at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, Issa started...

Trans athlete Chris Mosier breaks barriers

Trans athlete Chris Mosier breaks barriers

Rebecca Neuman-Hammond and Kayla Harry
April 19, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

Assigned female at birth, Chris Mosier said he knew at a young age that that was not right."My mom would say, 'You can't wear your hat backwards, people are going to think you're a little boy.' And I said, 'Well, I don't see the problem with that.'"When told that little girls do not skateboard,...

From the Basement: Title IX devolves into ineffectiveness

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

With the intention of providing equal opportunity to all athletes regardless of sex, Title IX proved beneficial in 1972. More than 40 years later, the law is faltering. Through the cutting of programs, fabrication of rosters and unattainable standards, the relevance and supposed benefits of th...

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