If you've ever seen the unholy terror that is their mascot, then you know the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans are used to a certain amount of embarrassment. But they weren't content to settle for just an ugly bird. The team sold the naming rights to the New Orleans Arena this week ... to Smoothie King.
With Pope Benedict the XVI stepping down later this month, the whole world is wondering who the next successor to St. Peter will be. In fact, some people are even ready to lay bets on it in Las Vegas. (Oh what, don't tell me you're shocked.) So, of course, someone had the idea of combining the hunt for the next pope with good ol' March Madness. The result? The Pope Bracket.
The New Orleans Hornets NBA basketball team are changing their nickname, Yahoo sports is reporting.
Yesterday, Yahoo reported that the Hornets would change their name to the Pelicans as soon as the 2013-2014 season.
Last night, the New Orleans Hornets were in the cat bird seat having the #1 pick in the NBA Draft. It was a very important pick because the Hornets need to fill the void of Chris Paul who left the squad to play for the Los Angeles Clippers.The Hornets had a less than stellar season last year and are looking to improve their team.
So why not take the number one player in the country? Well that is