The Tulane Hullabaloo

A Quick Huddle: AAC impacted by COVID-19

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Owen Scher, Associate Sports Editor

13 hours ago

Only three weeks into the season, the American Athletic Conference has gone through the type of drama expected with a COVID-19-affected year. Several significant pandemic-related events have already occurred in the AAC. Memphis’ season halted After a season-opening 37-24 victory against Arkansa...

Sixteen-team postseason looks to shake up MLB

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Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

13 hours ago

After postponing its typical 162-game schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MLB concluded its shortened 60-game regular season last weekend and baseball’s postseason is set to begin this week. This MLB postseason will be unlike anything we have ever seen before. Instead of a traditional wild-card round...

Pac-12 votes to play fall season; All NCAA teams bowl eligible

The Tulane Green Wave Football team will undoubtedly be affected by the Big Ten's decision to start play this fall.

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

5 days ago

Following the Big Ten Conference’s Sept. 16 decision to play college football in the fall, the Pac-12 Conference has also turned the tide and will play football this fall. The 12-team Pac-12 Conference voted to have a seven-game season that will kick off on Nov. 6 and end on Dec. 18 with the Pac-...

Big Ten season reinstatement has far-reaching impact on college football

The Tulane Green Wave Football team will undoubtedly be affected by the Big Ten's decision to start play this fall.

Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

On Sept. 16, the Big Ten Conference, one of the top conferences in college athletics, reversed course and made the decision to play college football this fall. The conference’s teams could kick off their season on Oct. 23 and will play eight regular season games with each team playing in an addition...

Tulane football starts 2020 campaign with thriller in Alabama

The Tulane Green Wave football team won its first game of the 2020 season 27-24 against South Alabama.

Owen Scher, Associate Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

College sports and game-induced anxiety returned this past weekend for Green Wave supporters. The Green Wave football team opened its 2020 campaign with an incredibly tight victory over University of South Alabama, winning 27-24 in what marks the first Tulane road-opener victory since 1998. For the maj...

Saints spoil Brady’s Buccaneer debut

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-23 in its season opener.

Jake Blancher, Associate Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

After enduring a third-straight heartbreaking playoff loss last season, ending with a deja vu no-call for potential pass interference, the New Orleans Saints won their season opener 34-23 this past Sunday. The epic season opener featured a battle between two of the greatest quarterbacks of all time: Drew Brees and Tom Brady. ...

Tulane Football enters 2020 season seeking third consecutive bowl game

Tulane Football enters 2020 season seeking third consecutive bowl game

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2020

The Tulane Green Wave football team will kick-off its 2020-21 season against University of South Alabama on Sept. 12. Tulane is coming off of a 7-6 season that began with an impressive 5-1 record. The team finished 1-5 in their final six games, however. The Green Wave capped off the season defeating University...

FTB: Why Tom Brady joining the Bucs won’t be as good as people think

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

In one of the most high-profile free agency signings in the history of sports, Tom Brady agreed to a fully guaranteed two-year deal worth $50 million with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brady will leave behind a 20-year legacy in New England in which he came in as a sixth-round draft pick and left with ...

The same old story: Great season, but heartbreaking end for the Saints

Saints' wide receiver Michael Thomas enjoys career-best season in 2019.

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

The New Orleans Saints had another winning season to be proud of. The Saints earned a 13-3 record in the regular season as well as the NFC south championship. The team came into the season as the clear-cut favorite to win the south, which it did for the third year in a row.  Quarterback Drew Brees continued...

Early signs from 2020 recruiting class indicate a bright future for Tulane Football

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Michael Weiss, Contributing Reporter

February 5, 2020

With the 2019 Green Wave Football season behind us, it’s time to look forward to the future. The Wave finished the season strong, securing its sixth bowl win ever and its first bowl victories in consecutive years in program history. In the team’s presentation of the Armed Forces Bowl Troph...

Saints’ alleged involvement in church abuse coverup undermines trust

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

While reeling from yet another early playoff exit, Saints fans and members of the New Orleans community were given far more serious bad news in late January. The lawyers representing a group of men filing a sexual assault claim against the Archdiocese of New Orleans made some heavy accusations against ...

Back-to-back bowl wins puts dynasty on Coach Fritz’s mind

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January 16, 2020

With a decisive 30-13 win against Southern Mississippi in which the Green Wave came back from being down 13 at the beginning of the first quarter, head coach Willie Fritz’s team built on last year’s success to secure back-to-back bowl victories for the first time in program history. The win o...