The New Orleans Hornets National Basketball Association team will announce tomorrow that it is changing its name to the Pelicans and its colors to blue, gold and red, Yahoo! reported on Twitter, citing a person it didn’t identify.
Two financial deals that kept the National Football League playing in the Superdome, allowing New Orleans to host a 10th Super Bowl, were expensive for taxpayers and enriched Saints owner Tom Benson, said former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco.
The National Basketball Association has filed trademark applications covering five potential nicknames for its New Orleans team now known as the Hornets, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website.
If you’re wondering how Florida Gulf Coast University became the first 15th seed in the history of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament to advance to the Sweet 16, look no further than the ur-text of the school’s economics department: “Atlas Shrugged.”