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Pelicans hire Stan Van Gundy to coach young, exciting roster

new era
November 11, 2020

On June 15, 2019, Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that shook the NBA world. The New Orleans Pelicans had traded superstar Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for a deal that included...

FTB: Differences between men’s, women’s lacrosse are unnecessary

FTB: Differences between men’s, women’s lacrosse are unnecessary
September 25, 2019

Most of the commonly-played sports that people know and love are divided by gender, but few diverge as strangely as men’s and women’s lacrosse.  Men’s lacrosse, for example, allows full contact...

FTB: Athlete conspiracy theories irresponsibly sway public opinion

FTB: Athlete conspiracy theories irresponsibly sway public opinion
April 24, 2019

It’s no secret that many NBA athletes have eccentric personalities. NBA champion Metta World Peace, for example, admitted to drinking Hennessy during halftime. Just last week, Russell Westbrook who was...

From the Basement: Athletic Industrial Complex continues to plague America

From the Basement: Athletic Industrial Complex continues to plague America
March 20, 2019

Between the adrenaline, victories and sense of comradery, being a fan of sports can be hugely rewarding. Beneath the fanfare, however, exists a system rife with problems: the athletic industrial complex....

From the Basement: When athleticism overshadows allegations

From the Basement: When athleticism overshadows allegations
February 27, 2019

Soccer may not be my first love, but it has been the one to affect my life the most. No matter the teams on the pitch, I have found that a universal love of the sport binds fans of the game. At times,...

From the basement: Farewell to football

Sophomore Justin Walton cherishes his time on the Tulane football team
February 20, 2019

At 5:30 a.m., before the sun has even broken across the horizon, there is almost nothing I would rather do than remain tucked under the security of a warm blanket, my head, like a rock, planted firmly...

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave
November 29, 2018

With the upcoming onslaught of bowl games, America is yet again reminded of the role of capitalism in sports. Really, what post-season would be complete without the deliciously named Cheez-It Bowl, the...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement - the tailgating takedown
November 7, 2018

One would think that tailgating of all things would be pretty difficult to screw up. If the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defined tailgating, it would likely be something along the lines of: “groups of...

From the Basement: Catfishing in the world of sports

From the Basement: Catfishing in the world of sports
September 26, 2018

As the football season began in New Orleans, a lot of buzz surrounded linebacker Manti Te’o. He signed with the Saints last year as a backup for AJ Klein and has seemingly surpassed Klein as a prospect....

From the Basement: “Not like other girls”

From the Basement: “Not like other girls”
September 26, 2018

In my experience as a woman who likes sports, I have found three typical responses from men to my mentioning of any type of knowledge pertaining to the field. This is not to say that every guy responds...

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers
April 25, 2018

The NBA Playoffs have been quite entertaining thus far for both hardcore and casual fans alike, with only one series ending in a four-game sweep. The victor of this matchup was the city's very own New...

From the Basement: Tulane baseball in for wildly inconsistent season

From the Basement: Tulane baseball in for wildly inconsistent season
March 14, 2018

Tulane baseball has historically been quite competitive. Since the 2010 campaign, the team has completed an impressive six winning seasons. In 2005, the team made it to the second round in the College...

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