In Defense of the New Orleans Pelicans

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that the New Orleans Hornets will change their name to the Pelicans for the 2013-14 NBA season. The team has not confirmed the report, meaning that this is likely a trial balloon to see how well the name catches on in the public. Based on early ...

Kentucky, Louisville Fans Fight At Dialysis Clinic

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Back when I covered Indiana basketball in college, I only received hate mail from two opposing fanbases: Louisville and Kentucky. The fact that both had fans reading the columns from the student newspaper of a team they played once a year says everything about the maniacal devotion they have to ...

Superdome Sets Guinness Record For Biggest Halloween Party

Monday, November 1st, 2010

During Sunday night's New Orleans Saints-Pittsburgh Steelers game, an adjudicator from Guinness World Records recorded 17,777 fans in the stands wearing costumes. That number set the record for the largest gathering of Halloween celebrators on record. Frankly, I'm a little disappointed in New Orleans fans. Seriously, in a 70,000 seat stadium ...