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NBA and MLB players will compete in empty arenas without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bella Baff, Sports Editor

5 days ago

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. With Major League Baseball having begun its 2020 season less than a week ago and already embroiled in controversy, and the National Basketball Associa...

Zion makes NBA debut as Pelicans look to make playoff push

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Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

The midpoint of the 2019-2020 NBA season has passed and the New Orleans Pelicans have a dismal 18-29 record. The Pelicans are currently 4.5 games behind the Western Conference eighth seed Memphis Grizzlies.  Around the league, the Los Angeles Lakers have a 3.5 game lead for first place in the Wes...

We (Peli)can do this! Nola’s NBA team set to come back under new leadership

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Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2019

After finishing the 2018-2019 season with an underwhelming 33-49 record and landing in a mediocre 13th place of the 15 teams in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans hope to turn things around in their 2019-20 season.  Despite high expectations for the 2018-19 season, the Pelicans were plagued by inj...

NBA Update: the Finals, free agents, LeBron, oh my!

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018

Following a postseason for the ages, the 2017-18 NBA season concluded this past summer in an absolute Finals mismatch. In this series, the perennial Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors once again completely dismantled the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers in a sweep of utter dominan...

Cavs’ Tristan Thompson’s Kardashian saga: two perspectives

Bella Baff and Cullen Fagan

April 26, 2018

There is perhaps nothing more heart-wrenching than witnessing the decline of one's favorite athlete: to watch a once vibrant and promising star become a mere shell of what he or she once was. Fortunately, this decay is typically a gradual process that occurs expectedly in the twilight years of a play...