Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson's estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter ...

Bulls go down in flames; is Thibodeau next?

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

With their backs up against the wall against the Cavaliers on Thursday night, the Bulls looked like the fat and/or skinny kid in dodgeball. Despite Cleveland missing two of its top three players -- one of them for the entire series -- Chicago proved to be a much easier out ...

Bensons play Game of Thrones, New Orleans-style

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The following story is to be filed in the remarkably thin manila folder marked "Be Glad You Weren't Raised By Rich People." The palace intrigue is thick in New Orleans this week as accusations and lawsuits are flying between factions of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's family -- i.e. his ...

The New Orleans Pelicans mascot is truly terrifying

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

We at Rumors and Rants were in the minority that thought the New Orleans Hornets name change to Pelicans this offseason was awesome. A Pelican is actually something that can be found in the state of Louisiana — most notably on the flag — and harkens back to a time ...

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 ...