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Which athlete should you model your pregame fit after?

Russel Westbrook demonstrating why he is known as the NBA star with the wildest wardrobe.

Bella Baff and Ezra Weber

3 days ago

Pause. Look in the mirror. It’s time for an outfit check. What are you rockin’? When you woke up this morning, which outfit, which pair of shoes made you say, “Damn! That’s it”?  You’re walking down Broadway or McAlister on the way to class. You’ve probably got something in your ear hypin...

Athlete boycott halts sports in response to Jacob Blake shooting

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2020

Last week, professional sports in the U.S. stopped for the second time this year due to an athlete boycott. The first time, it was the COVID-19 pandemic that halted most sports globally. This pandemic, perhaps the most unifying event recorded in human history, necessitated limited interaction between...

Sports industry Tulane alumni discuss ‘new normal’ of professional sports

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

Bella Baff, Sports Editor

July 29, 2020

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...

NBA hosts H-O-R-S-E competition

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2020

  Because of the postponement of the 2019-20 NBA season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA decided to host a nationally televised H-O-R-S-E shooting competition featuring star athletes while fans wait at home for sports to return.  The competition featured a number of both current and...

A world without sports: How coronavirus has impacted athletics globally

Hanson Dai | Art Director

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, sporting events around the world have either been canceled, suspended or postponed. This includes postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan — a move announced by International Olympic Committee Chairman Dick Pound. The games were set to take place between July 24 and Aug. 9. ...

The legendary impact of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant in the 2012 Pre-Olympic exhibition game.

Abe Seldowitz, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant is a legend in the sports world. His impact was felt not only in the United States, but globally. Bryant was able to build a brand for himself that spanned across the world, especially even in China, where his signature shoe line and apparel are very popular. Bryant had an illustrious career for one of ...

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Senior forward Samir Sehic declared for the NBA Draft on March 20.

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

With both the NBA and NFL drafts approaching quickly, several Tulane athletes are hoping to hear their names called on June 20 and April 25, respectively. Donnie Lewis Jr. Senior cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. is considered to have the highest chance of being drafted by an NFL team. Lewis was selected to the all-AAC second team for his stellar per...

Anthony Davis puts pelicans under pressure with trade request

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Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

The New Orleans Pelicans woke up Monday morning to devastating, yet inevitable news — Anthony Davis has officially requested a trade. Though upsetting, this turn of events is not surprising, as Davis has the option to opt out of his contract after next season. In December, a source close to D...

Crescent City Pelicans revamp, reboot for another successful season

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

Following yet another drama-filled summer, the NBA season is revving up once again, with the New Orleans Pelicans making their debut last Wednesday in a 131-112 blowout win over the Houston Rockets. The Pels are currently undefeated after battering the Sacramento Kings 149-129 on Friday, a victory which broke the t...

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...

From the Basement: LABron James’ Decision 3.0

From the Basement: LABron James' Decision 3.0

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

Last summer, following the brutal four-game decimation that was the 2018 NBA Finals, professional basketball fans waited in eager anticipation for early July, when superstar forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers would select his free agency destination. Finally, on the afternoon of July 1,...

High Tide: Green Wave finds success in NFL, MLB, NBA Drafts

High Tide: Green Wave finds success in NFL, MLB, NBA Drafts

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

August 29, 2018

The dreadfully hot summer of 2018 proved to be, in fact, quite delightful for Tulane Athletics, as a whopping six former members of Green Wave teams were drafted into professional leagues. These six standout athletes were selected into three of the most prestigious leagues of competition in the nation: t...