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Black History Month in the Big Easy

black history month

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

February is nationally recognized as Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans.  New Orleans is a city rich in both Black culture and sports culture, so for Black History Month The Hullabaloo wanted to celebrate the intersection between these cult...

8-2 Saints look to finish season strong

Saints

Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Following their 2018-19 regular season that ended with a 13-3 record, the New Orleans Saints are having another phenomenal season through week 11 in spite of injury and two losses.  The Saints’ kicked off their season against the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. After trailin...

Balls, bribery, bombshells: 5 insane sports scandals

Daisy Rymer | Sports Layout Editor

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

Sports professionals are frequently viewed as more divine than human, making it all the more difficult for fans when players and coaches of their favorite teams wind up involved in a front-page scandal. Over the decades, these infamous events in the world of athletics have ranged from heartbreaking ...

From the Basement: Athletic Industrial Complex continues to plague America

From the Basement: Athletic Industrial Complex continues to plague America

Hannah May Powers, Staff Writer

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. Though covert, the athletic industrial complex, a term used to describe how sports are intertwined...

Not-So-Super Bowl: Saints out of playoffs after controversial call

Daisy Rymer | Sports Layout Editor

Grant Barnes, Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

This past weekend’s American Football Conference and National Football Conference Championships set the stage for Super Bowl 53 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. In a mere two weeks, we will see the Los Angeles Rams face off against the New England Patriots for a chance to hoist the coveted Lombardi Trophy....

Bandwagon Bootcamp: Becoming a Saints Fan

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 16, 2019

Despite the chilly air, the energy in New Orleans is blood-pumping and electric. Mardi Gras is right around the corner; more pressingly, the New Orleans Saints are just one win away from traveling to Atlanta for the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Some students have their own, albeit less dynamic, home team lo...

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Who sneaks in to the NFC? -      The Chicago Bears currently have the lead over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North, but Chicago will take on the Rams in week 14 before traveling to Minnesota in week 17 for what may be the NFC North championship game. The Vikings will take the division and the No. 3 seed in...

NFL Picks: Week 8

NFL Picks: Week 8

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Marquee Games: Packers (+9.5) @ Rams and Saints (+1) @ Vikings Contenders and pretenders making deals as trade deadline approaches   After unloading former Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack in the preseason, Jon Gruden and the Raiders continued to purge top-end talent: Amari Cooper was dealt to the Cowboys in exchange for a first round pick. With three first-rou...

From The Basement: A “Saintsational” Change to NFL Cheerleading

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Cullen Fagan, Social Media Editor

September 13, 2018

Last spring, I wrote about the scandal enveloping the New Orleans Saints in regards to their abysmal treatment of their cheerleaders. Recently, the Saintsations were in the headlines again, but this time for an entirely different reason. Last month, the Saints made history when Jesse Hernandez t...

From the Basement: Gender discrimination allegations plague face of New Orleans Saints

From the Basement: Gender discrimination allegations plague face of New Orleans Saints

Cullen Fagan, Sports Associate Editor

April 18, 2018

Last month, headlines broke over the Saints' firing of cheerleader Bailey Davis and her subsequent complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Davis was fired after posting a picture to her private Instagram in a bodysuit, an action that her superiors claimed violated the policy p...