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Tweet Now that the New Orleans franchise formerly known as the Hornets has officially been named the Pelicans (I know, it made us laugh, too) the only thing left to speculate about how they would tie a pelican into their logo. Well wonder no more, as here are official images of the logo design, courtesy [...]
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Now that the NBA team in New Orleans also is called the Pelicans, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a minor league baseball team, is contemplating a re-branding.
RIP: The New Orleans Hornets (1988-2013) Okay, they were actually the Charlotte Hornets until 2002, but you get the picture. On Thursday, the New Orleans franchise officially announced that the team will change its name to the New Orleans Pelicans for the start of the 2013-2014 season. They also unveiled (prematurely) the new team colors and a new logo. The pelican, is the state...
With the official announcement that the New Orleans Hornets will become the New Orleans Pelicans expected to take place on Thursday, Jan. 24, SportsLogos.net recently published two images of what could be the new logo of the franchise.
Obviously, any leaked information of this nature should be taken with a grain of salt, but according to the article, the tip apparently came from...
Hugo the Hornet versus the New Orleans Pelican. Suffice to say the Pelican stays.
Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the New Orleans Hornets will announce a name change to the “Pelicans” on Thursday in a press conference. The team will be changing their name, logo, colors, and will be evicting Hugo the Hornet sooner rather than later (it’s okay he’s used to that by now).
It’s official, the New Orleans Hornets will be known as the New Orleans Pelicans next season. The official unveiling of the new logo and colors happened today. Red, blue and gold are the color scheme and a menacing – cut me some slack, I’m trying to buy into the notion that them selecting the new moniker is cool – Pelican.
I still don’t like it. But, all is not lost for...
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The New Orleans Hornets are supposed to officially become The New Orleans Pelicans today, and this could possibly be the new team logo that has leaked.
After checking on Twitter, it seems most people don’t understand the historical significance of The Pelicans. For those of you who may not know, the New Orleans Pelicans were a minor league baseball team in New Orleans...
January 24th 2013 will forever mark the death of the New Orleans Hornets. Somewhere at this very moment a single tear is rolling down Muggsy Bogues face.
Introducing the (The very angry looking) New Orleans Pelicans.
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The New Orleans Hornets will be changing their franchise name to the New Orleans Pelicans beginning next season. Louisiana is the Pelican State. The brown pelican is the state bird and appears on the state flag and seal, and official state painting. “Establishing the New Orleans Pelicans is a process of building a basketball…
People familiar with the decision say the New Orleans Hornets have decided to change their name to the Pelicans next season.
The people spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the Hornets have not announced the decision. One person says the proposed name change and color scheme of blue, gold and red is scheduled to be announced Thursday.
“Lennay Kekua” and “Diedrich Knickerbocker” would have gotten along famously.
In the early 19th century, author Washington Irving generated publicity for his first major book by posting missing persons announcements around New York for Knickerbocker, a Dutch journalist visiting Manhattan. According to Irving, Knickerbocker left his hotel one day and never returned. Fearing...
The New Orleans Hornets are no longer. New Orleans owner Tom Benson and management announced today the official logo that will be taking over the team starting next season.
Here’s the logo and press release from Hornets official site:
A name that will represent the culture and resolve of the Gulf Coast region while also symbolizing Louisiana’s most pressing initiative of coastal...
Check out San Antonio Spurs guard-forward Manu Ginobili’s nasty assist between the legs of a New Orleans Hornets defender Wednesday night. Ginobili’s pass hit DeJaun Blair in motion for an easy layup.