The Tulane Hullabaloo

A world without sports: How coronavirus has impacted athletics globally

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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. ...

What it’s like to be a fan during March Madness

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

Approximately 70 million fans fill out and submit March Madness brackets every year. Fans race for their phones to check the latest scores to see how their brackets are doing. On a given day, there are numerous matchups to watch.  Games happen all throughout the day, giving fans an excuse to stay glued to their tele...

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...

Why ultimate frisbee should be NCAA sanctioned

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Charles Lieberman, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Sitting on a Southwest flight headed to Santa Barbara for a tournament with 27 other teammates, I can’t help but wonder why ultimate frisbee has not been legitimized as a sport by the NCAA yet (as well as the general public).  Tulane Men’s Ultimate, considered a club sport on campus, pract...

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Since its inception in 1906, the role of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has been to maintain the integrity of intercollegiate athletics through the creation and enforcement of competition and eligibility rules. Today, the NCAA regulates the athletic departments of 1,117 college...

A Quick Huddle: Cross Country Edition

A Quick Huddle: Cross Country Edition

Olivia Henderson, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018

This week, The Hullabaloo continues its American Athletic Conference column with a spotlight on cross country. So, without further ado, let’s lace up our shoes and get to work. But first, to briefly explain scoring in cross country, the first five people on each team to finish are calculated into th...

From the Basement: UNC Investigation

From the Basement: UNC Investigation

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

October 18, 2017

The NCAA concluded its investigation of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football and basketball teams this past Friday. Well, maybe "concluded" isn't the right word. After a seven-year investigation, with two decades of evidence on its side, fighting against a defense described b...

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

"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...

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017

"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...

From the Basement: NFL should reconsider draft eligibility

From the Basement: NFL should reconsider draft eligibility

Shea Dobson, Contributing Reporter

April 17, 2017

Marcus Lattimore was one of the most decorated high school football players in South Carolina history. Hailed as a rising star when he enrolled at South Carolina, many analysts expected him to be one of the best running back prospects in more than a decade. In his first collegiate season, he dominated...

From the Basement: March Madness in danger of being overrun with advertisements

From the Basement: March Madness in danger of being overrun with advertisements

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Advertising and athletics go hand in hand, especially during championship games, but the ubiquitous nature of ads in college athletics, particularly basketball, has the potential to grow into an even larger beast. On Monday, America waved goodbye to March Madness as North Carolina defeated Gonzaga...

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

Collegiate athletics are supposed to be a way for young adults to compete at a higher level and grow as people while still focusing on their studies. This has never been the case. The NCAA gains from the success of players that generate the most revenue, but the educational compensation for players...