Tulane News Stand

Welcome to the "Tulane News Stand," a listing with links to stories from around the country on the Green Wave brought to you by CapitalOne.

September 15, 2015

Find out what grades I gave Tulane after its 35-20 win against Southeastern
Tulane football needed this game. The Green Wave righted the ship on Saturday night with a 35-20 victory against FCS opponent Southeastern.

Lee leads Tulane to 35-20 win over SE Louisiana
Washington Post
Tanner Lee threw for 238 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 35-20 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.

Tulane scores first win at Yulman Stadium in Southeastern 35-20 victory
Uptown Messenger
Yulman Stadium made some noise for the Tulane Green Wave in their well-deserved 35-20 victory over the Southeastern Lions. Tulane's defense was tight, and quarterback Tanner Lee secured touchdowns through big plays.

September 12, 2014

The Descendants: Growing up Marley on the football field, Jamaican hillside
Sports Illustrated
One day Marley would like to pass along his rapidly growing international coffee business to his eldest son, Nico, 19, a sophomore linebacker and business major at Tulane who is standing nearby.

Tulane has tweaks in store for second game at Yulman Stadium
The Advocate
Tulane announced that fewer than 1,000 tickets remain for its 7 p.m. Saturday kickoff against Southeastern Louisiana, meaning Tulane is preparing for another near-capacity crowd.

The Cheat Sheet: What Tulane fans need to know about Southeastern
Look no further than who is taking snaps. Bryan Bennett, an Oregon transfer, leads the team in rushing (163 yards) and passing (535 yards).

September 10, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium fills for first time
The Advocate
VIDEO: Tulane's new football stadium filled for the first time recently, and The New Orleans Advocate has time-lapse video of the event.

Tulane unwraps Yulman Stadium for season opener
Crescent City Jewish News
Dickson believes the new stadium will have the benefit of exposing Tulane and its campus to a great many more students, faculty and outsiders than it would were the university still utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for its football games.

September 9, 2014

Just off campus, neighborhood house parties celebrate Tulane spirit
Uptown Messenger
On-street parking may have been tough to find, but traffic was relatively light, and many neighbors were thrilled to revive the front-yard parties associated with memories of the old Sugar Bowl stadium.

Fans' spirits still high despite Tulane defeat in Yulman Stadium debut
The excitement was incredible at Tulane University, where football finally returned to campus.

September 8, 2014

High demand for Tulane football tickets could lead to Yulman expansion, AD Rick Dickson says
Roughly 1,500 tickets remain for the entire season at the new 30,000-seat Yulman Stadium, Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson said Thursday in advance of the sold-out home opener Saturday against Georgia Tech.

Yulman stadium atmosphere compensates for Tulane's on-field loss to Georgia Tech
Uptown Messenger
Tulane may have lost against Georgia Tech 21-38, but the home game experience of Uptown tailgating, pregame festivities, and on-field energy all contributed to vibrant inauguration for Yulman Stadium.

Fans' spirits still high despite Tulane defeat in Yulman Stadium debut
The excitement was incredible at Tulane University, where football finally returned to campus.

Yulman Stadium is a winner even on a day when the Green Wave was not
The official opening of Yulman Stadium, Tulane's new $73 million on-campus facility, this weekend harkened a new era for Green Wave football, its loyal fans and the school's eclectic student body

Richard Yulman issues 'Yulman Challenge' at dedication of new Tulane football stadium
Richard Yulman had a challenge up his sleeve during the dedication of the stadium that bears his family's name Friday afternoon.

Tulane fans came out strong for their debut home game
Nonetheless, the university and its students and alumni still won with a great day of tailgating back on hallowed ground.

Yulman Stadium kickoff party is a touchdown for Tulane University
With olive green and light blue illuminating the building's exterior and the glamorous crowd walking in -- making it akin to a big Hollywood movie premiere -- Mardi Gras World was the place to be on Friday evening

Tulane fans came out strong for their debut home game
Nonetheless, the university and its students and alumni still won with a great day of tailgating back on hallowed ground.

American Athletic Conference chief Mike Aresco calls Tulane a program on rise
The commissioner, clad with a green tie to support Tulane, said the opening of the newly constructed Yulman facility opened a big spotlight on the program.

September 5, 2014

Tulane Set To Host First Football Game On Campus In Nearly 40 Years
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Tulane University is preparing to host a football game on its Uptown campus.

Tulane Stadium unveils new stadium traffic plan
Tulane University's Yulman Stadium officially opens its bleachers to Green Wave fans this weekend. It is the first time since the 1970s that football aficionados will watch a home game on campus.

New stadium changes Tulane football culture
VIDEO: New stadium changes Tulane football culture

Businesses get ready for Tulane football
Thirty-five years after the last point was scored in Tulane stadium, football returns to campus as Yulman Stadium hosts its first game Saturday. FOX 8 talked with business owners in the area to see how they are getting ready for the return of football fans.

Tulane to sting Georgia Tech in New Orleans
FOX News
Tulane also was 7-6 in 2013, but that record came off the heels of back-to-back two-win seasons.

Where fans can park, tailgate, and more to know about the first game at Yulman Stadium
Tulane will play the first football game in the 30,000-seat Yulman Stadium on Saturday at Georgia Tech. Here is some of what fans should know for the full game-day experience.

Tulane players seek home-field advantage at new football stadium
The first practice last week at the new Tulane football stadium was a celebration as much as it was a workout. Players excitedly bounded onto the field as music blared and the large end-zone video screen flashed the Green Wave logo.

September 4, 2014

Tulane Green Wave Strengths and Tendencies
SB Nation
The Tulane Green Wave present an interesting opponent for the Jackets. They are a program with some real momentum, a new stadium, and increased support from the administration.

Tulane preps for home opener
VIDEO: Tulane preps for home opener

44 photos capture 53 years of Tulane Stadium memories for #throwbackthursday
When Tulane University football fans cross Willow Street on Saturday as they head to the first game in Yulman Stadium, they will walk on hallowed ground: the former site of Tulane Stadium.

Tulane football players tell you what they like best about Yulman Stadium: video montage
While most attending Saturday's Tulane-Georgia Tech football game in Yulman Stadium will be laying eyes within the new construction for the first time, the Green Wave players already feel at home in the 30,000-capacity confines.

September 3, 2014

Tulane students get first glimpse of Yulman Stadium
They were offered free food as well as T shirts, they learned cheers and they were able to pick up game tickets during the event.

Tulane University opens Yulman Stadium
The Gambit
A "Countdown to Yulman Stadium" digital timer on the Tulane University athletics website (www.tulanegreenwave.com) ticks down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until kickoff of the very first game at the new $73 million football arena on Tulane's Uptown campus

August 29, 2014

Tulane to receive occupancy certificate for new football stadium this week, athletic director says
NOLA.com Obtaining the certificate would signify the 30,000-seat stadium as officially cleared to host its first game Sept. 6 against Georgia Tech.

Paralyzed former Tulane player Devon Walker makes first trip to the stadium where he was injured
Yahoo! Sports
Former Tulane football player Devon Walker will make his first appearance at Tulsa's H.A. Chapman Stadium since suffering an injury two years ago that left him paralyzed from the neck down.

August 28, 2014

An NFL scout's-eye view of Tulane's opener at Tulsa
Coming off an outstanding bowl run last year and armed with a new conference and stadium, these are exciting times for the Tulane football program.

John E. Hoover: A tragic play, a triumphant return; TU faces Tulane tonight
Tulsa World
Devon Walker is back in Tulsa, back where football and tragedy met in a head-on collision, back where he was rescued, allowed to live on, his body broken but his spirit renewed.

Green Wave facing increased expectations
Chicago Tribune
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson, starting his third season, is making believers out of folks in New Orleans after coaching the Green Wave to its first bowl since 2002 last season.

Devon Walker to meet EMS in Tulsa who saved his life
Thursday night, he'll face his biggest challenge to date. Not another surgery or another difficult therapy session -- Walker will meet the men and women who saved his life two years ago.

Tulane looks to new faces to carry load
The Advocate
A wry smile creeps across the face of Tulane wide receiver Justyn Shackleford when he's asked about unveiling the 2014 version of the Green Wave offense.

Tulane's new stadium opens with family activities, tailgating
The Advocate
Tulane University will unveil its new, 30,000-seat stadium with a bang, fireworks included.

Lewis: Two years after injury, Devon Walker still loves game
The Advocate
But despite nearly dying on the field and being paralyzed from the neck down with two broken vertebrae, Walker hasn't soured on life, or even football.

August 25, 2014

On the move: Tulane safety Darion Monroe will play nickel corner is some situations
The Advocate
Darion Monroe learned to never be too comfortable. Tulane's starting safety for the past two seasons always knew his role could change, even if the adjustment had nothing to do with him.

Sam Scofield stands tall for Tulane
The Advocate
In his rare down time during Tulane's grueling preseason camp, safety Sam Scofield has been able to relive his first seminal athletic achievement.

Will Tulane make a second straight bowl? Jeff Duncan predicts the 2014 season
Jeff Duncan: One man's prediction for how the Tulane Green Wave will fare this season:

Tulane positional series: Is there any replacing Cairo Santos?
Most of the positional battles in Tulane's fall camp were settled in during the three-week practice span. But a few positions aren't defined and place kicker is one of them.

Ten things Tulane's fall practices tell us about the 2014 squad
CAMP CONCLUSIONS--10 things fall football camp showed us about the 2014 Tulane football team

TU Sports: Devon Walker to attend Tulane game
Tulsa World
Former Tulane football player Devon Walker will return Thursday to the University of Tulsa's H.A. Chapman Stadium, the site of the injury two years ago that left him paralyzed from the neck down.

Tulane's Devon Walker to return to site of injury at Tulsa for game Thursday, newspaper reports
Paralyzed former Tulane football player Devon Walker will attend the Green Wave game Thursday at Tulsa, site of the injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down in a game nearly two years ago. The game is Tulane's first at Tulsa since the injury.

Former Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa shines against Dallas Cowboys
Former Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa had quite the performance in the Miami Dolphins 25-20 victory.

Tulane positional series: Sam Scofield racks up tackles, plays off Darion Monroe
Senior Sam Scofield has operated largely in obscurity in his time at Tulane despite starting 17 times and playing in 33 games in his Tulane career at safety.

August 19, 2014

Tulane redshirt freshman Tanner Lee is expected to lengthen the field and bolster the offense
The 6-foot-4, 220-pound redshirt freshman displayed no nervous feet peppering the turf or tennis-match head swerving in a mad panic for a target.

Well-traveled Tulane football team looks forward to holding practices at new home stadium
There are days when Tulane receiver Justyn Shackleford would like to run extra routes after practice. But he can't. He would risk missing the bus if he did.

August 12, 2014

Yulman Stadium set to open in September
VIDEO: Yulman Stadium set to open in September

Commissioner Mike Aresco high on future of AAC, Tulane
The Advocate
Power tools clanged and churned in the background of Yulman Stadium as American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco was introduced to the New Orleans media for the first time.

TULANE CAMP REPORT: Lorenzo Doss returns to practice
The Advocate
Tulane welcomed their star cornerback, Lorenzo Doss, back to the practice field Monday after he missed the previous week of camp with a "minor" knee injury.

Tulane names Tanner Lee as its starting quarterback
The Advocate
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson confirmed Monday what he hinted at after Saturday's scrimmage: redshirt freshman Tanner Lee is his No. 1 quarterback.

Tulane fall camp positional series: Center -- Nathan Shienle brings his brains, brawn, and hair to the job
You wouldn't want to play Trivial Pursuit with Tulane center Nathan Shienle. Especially if a science question came up. The redshirt sophomore is a physics major with long hair and a bushy beard, not to mention a lean-ish 6-foot-5, 300-pound frame.

Tulane's defense gets some players back and shines at Monday's practice
Following Saturday's Tulane football scrimmage where the offense rolled up close to 500 yards on the Green Wave defense, the defense made a statement on Monday.

Tanner Lee wins Tulane QB job over Nick Montana
Tulane has named redshirt freshman Tanner Lee its starting quarterback, and senior Nick Montana, Joe's youngest son, who started 11 games last season, now is the third-stringer.

August 11, 2014

Tulane football offense gets moving in scrimmage Saturday
Tanner Lee opened the Tulane football scrimmage Saturday by completing four of his first five passes to four different receivers. The running backs took things from there.

Tulane freshman quarterback Tanner Lee in command for starting role after impressive scrimmage
Tulane redshirt freshman quarterback Tanner Lee can be penciled into the lead for the starting role when the season starts Aug. 28 at Tulsa. Lee impressed coach Curtis Johnson enough during a scrimmage Saturday for him to make the statement.

Ryan Griffin looks like New Orleans Saints' quarterback of the future | Jeff Duncan
On Friday night at the Edward Jones Dome, the former Tulane standout enjoyed one of the best performances by a Saints quarterback not wearing No. 9.

Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant, kicker Cairo Santos shine in NFL preseason debuts
Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant caught three passes for the Washington Redskins, and former Tulane kicker Cairo Santos made a field goal and two extra points for the Kansas City Chiefs, in their NFL preseason debuts Thursday night.

August 7, 2014

Wednesday Tulane fall football camp notebook: Heat becomes a factor, Devon Walker appears, and players rise
The Green Wave moved outdoors to Newman High, and some players watched the end of practice from ice tubs or finished early because of heat issues.

August 1, 2014

Tulane football players get 'Happy' with Eyewitness Morning News crew
After unveiling their brand new team uniforms and talking about all of the changes Tulane football will see this upcoming season, some of the Tulane University football players danced and got down with members of the Eyewitness Morning News to the hit song "Happy" during Thursday's show.

Tulane football prepares for big changes, new season, unveils new uniforms
Big changes are happening Uptown as Tulane University counts down to the opening of its brand new Yulman Stadium, back on campus for the first time in 40 years.

Tulane University President Michael Fitts tours Yulman Stadium
As Michael Fitts walked out on the brand new, state of the art turf at Yulman Stadium Thursday, one of two giant scoreboards flashed the message "Welcome President Fitts."

July 31, 2014

Photos: Tulane Officially Unveils Revamped Logo, New Football Helmets
This year brings many new things for Tulane football. The team enters the American Athletic Conference, opens a new, much needed on-campus stadium, and now they've revamped their logo, and have new helmets to go with it.

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson calls the American a 'power conference' and relishes the challenge of playing 'the best'
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson met with the media Tuesday at the American Athletic Conference Media Day in Providence, Rhode Island. Here are some highlights from what he said; follow NOLA.com for more coverage.

July 29, 2014

Clambake kicks off AAC gathering for Wave
The Advocate
Before they dug into the renowned seaside clambake that launched the American Athletic Conference's Media Days on Monday, the players were reminded how a few years back one of their prominent peers consumed so much lobster -- It's called a clambake

July 18, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium construction, game day plans shaping up
For the past 39 years, Tulane's Uptown campus had the predictable look on Saturday home football days: the same as any other weekend day. There were few hints around campus that the Green Wave was even in season.

July 17, 2014

Tulane cornerback Lorezno Doss shows off new Tulane football uniforms on Twitter
The Tulane football team will do more than just play in a new stadium and in a new conference this fall. It also will have new uniforms.

July 16, 2014

Tulane University Football Making Waves for 2014 Season
The Tulane Green Wave football program selected the UBU Sports® synthetic turf system to be installed on Benson Field inside the recently built, 30,000 seat, Yulman Stadium.

July 15, 2014

Green Wave adds Mississippi State to schedule
The Advocate
The first Saturday of December is going to be a busy one at Tulane.

July 14, 2014

Tulane QB Tanner Lee fresh off Manning Passing Academy weekend, psyched for fall camp
Lee got a chance to mingle with the storied Manning family this weekend when he crashed the family's passing academy camp to throw some routes.

July 7, 2014

See Tulane co-defensive coordinator Lionel Washington featured on Louisiana Hall of Fame ceremony on TV
Tulane's Lionel Washington, a former Wave football player and current co-defensive coordinator, was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame last month

Legally blind Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub is out to be more than just a feel-good story
The Advocate
Aaron Golub prefers to talk about other topics than his limited sight, but he is not blind to the visibility he has received because of it.

July 2, 2014

AAC Makeup Changes, Effective Today
As of July 1, the American Athletic Conference has expanded. Commissioner Mike Aresco issued a statement welcoming East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa as new conference members.

Tulane is swiftly approaching its entrance date to the American Athletic Conference -- July 1st.

Conference realignment returns to the spotlight this week
The Advocate
Meet your new neighbors, schools of the American Athletic Conference. The footprint of the former Big East now covers nine states, from Connecticut to Texas, with Tulane in the mix to add some Louisiana flavor.

Tulane to enter a bigger-money world when it joins the American Athletic Conference July 1
As the Green Wave braces for its entry into the American Athletic Conference on July 1, all the numbers aren't clear but one thing is luminous: it's a bigger business.

June 17, 2014

Lionel Washington's NFL longevity leads to Hall of Fame
The Town Talk.com
Following a standout career at Lutcher and Tulane that led to a 15-year NFL career, Lionel Washington is headed to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

June 16, 2014

Novato's Davis forged close bond with his paralyzed Tulane teammate
Marin Independent Journal
One of the greatest days for Novato's Jacob Davis came when he graduated from Tulane University a year ago. You get the sense from talking with Davis that even more special is the day last month his best friend Devon Walker graduated from Tulane.

June 13, 2014

Lewis: David Pierce's hiring shows Tulane still takes baseball seriously
The Advocate
The hiring of Sam Houston State coach David Pierce to take over the program run for the previous 21 seasons by Rick Jones, which was formalized Thursday with his introduction to local media and fans, was further proof that, as the school goes into the American Athletic Conference in less than a month, there is a new attitude on Ben Weiner Drive.

New Tulane baseball coach David Pierce is an initial hit for Green Wave
Pierce, who was introduced to the media in a Turchin Stadium press conference and later mingled with fans at Uptown's Bruno's Tavern, is the guy the Olive and Blue faithful hope will lead the program on a redemptive path.

June 12, 2014

Colleagues praise new Tulane baseball coach David Pierce
The Advocate
If the testimonials of the people who have competed against, worked with or watched Pierce are even close to accurate, Tulane hit a grand slam with its latest hire.

June 5, 2014

Game-By-Game Predictions for Tulane's 2014 Season
Tulane was desperate for a leader; someone that could come in and immediately change the culture and make the Green Wave competitive again. Curtis Johnson was that man.

Rick Jones will be tough act to follow at very different Tulane
Successful coaches in major college sports - and Jones was certainly one of those - are often appreciated a lot more years after they are gone.

June 4, 2014

Tulane women's golfer Emily Penttila grabs spot in U.S. Women's Open
Tulane sophomore Emily Penttila earned a spot in the U.S. Women's Open at a sectional qualifier in Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla., with a 36-hole score of 3-under-par 141 on Friday.

Paralyzed Tulane player Devon Walker now advising for College Football Assistance Fund
Yahoo! Sports
Former Tulane defensive back Devon Walker has been named to the advisory committee of the College Football Assistance Fund.

June 3, 2014

Rant Sports College Football Rankings: No. 82 Tulane Green Wave
The Tulane Green Wave look to build on a successful 2013 season as they make the transition from Conference USA to the more competitive American Athletic Conference.

Tulane women's golfer Emily Penttila grabs spot in U.S. Women's Open
Tulane sophomore Emily Penttila earned a spot in the U.S. Women's Open at a sectional qualifier in Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla.

Interim coach Jake Gautreau, Illinois State's Mark Kingston to interview for Tulane baseball coaching job
The Advocate
Tulane's first baseball coaching search in more than 20 years is starting to take shape.

June 2, 2014

AAC commits to full cost of attendance for athletes
The Advocate
ot wanting to get left behind, the American Athletic Conference, including incoming member Tulane, on Friday committed itself to following the lead of the so-called Power Five conferences in their proposed NCAA governance changes, including supplying the full cost of attendance for athletes.

2014 College Football Rankings: #99 Tulane
Athlon Sports
Tulane had one of the best defenses in school history, ranking 22rd nationally in yards allowed (352.1 ypg), sixth in yards per carry allowed (3.2) and tied for second in turnovers forced (35).

With Mike Neu and Derrick Strozier, Saints' Tulane ties are running deeper
The Advocate
Two years ago, Saints quarterbacks coach Mike Neu and undrafted free agent running back Derrick Strozier were toiling away for a Tulane team that finished 2-10.

May 27, 2014

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones retires
The Advocate
Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones is leaving with the most wins of any coach in school history, but that fact would be much less significant without four of those victories in particular.

High School Football Star Is Legally Blind, To Attend Tulane
Good Morning American, ABC
Aaron Golub talks about overcoming incredible odds to get on the field.

Blind Football Player Makes Top College Team, Proves 'There's Nothing You Can't Accomplish'
Huffington Post
The 17-year-old Newton, Mass., high schooler has been blind since birth, unable to see out of his right eye and has only a small amount of vision in his left. Despite this, Golub just achieved a lifelong dream: He has been offered a preferred walk-on spot to play football at Tulane University, a Division 1 program.

What impact did retiring Tulane coach Rick Jones have on baseball in New Orleans and Louisiana?
If Jones did anything during his 21-year tenure that ended Friday with the announcement of his retirement, it was raise the level of expectation not only for the Uptown-based school, but other schools through Louisiana.

Rick Jones' tireless work ethic helped build Tulane baseball into a power
And I don't think I've ever had as much fun or heard as many great stories as I did covering Tulane baseball that season. It was Rick Jones' first season at the school.

Video: Bogusevic says Jones built Tulane baseball into something special
The Advocate
Zephyrs left fielder Brian Bogusevic, a key player on Tulane's College World Series team, talks about the pending retirement of his former coach Rick Jones.

May 23, 2014

Emily Penttila leads Tulane up the leaderboard at NCAA Women's Golf Championships
Tulsa World
The Green Wave swept across the Tulsa Country Club golf course Thursday morning, and it meant business.

Paralyzed Tulane Star Devon Walker on Signing With the New Orleans Saints
ABC News
The paralyzed Tulane University football standout who was surprised after his college graduation by being signed with the New Orleans Saints says he made it through his career-ending football injury by realizing he was an inspiration for others.

May 22, 2014

Blind football player will live his dream this fall, play for Tulane
Fox Sports
Golub plays long snapper for the Newton South High School football team and is legally blind, with zero vision in his left eye and very little in his right.

Tulane Set to Make Blind Long Snapper Aaron Golub a Preferred Walk-on
Bleacher Report
Long snappers are often overlooked when football fans survey the field for positions of vital importance, but don't expect Aaron Golub to go unnoticed when he arrives at Tulane University later this year.

Tulane to give blind long snapper a walk-on shot
NBC Sports
Unbelievably, there's yet another heartwarming story connected to the game of college football to post about, and, just as it was a couple of days ago, Tulane again plays a starring role in it.

Tulane football welcomes legally blind deep snapper to 2014 roster
he Tulane athletic department confirmed several reports that legally blind deep snapper Aaron Golub of Newton, Mass., will walk on to the Green Wave football team this fall.

Tulane's Hunter Hope said he's 'honored' by C-USA All-Freshmen team selection
Hunter Hope made his biggest statement this spring with his bat. The Tulane freshman third baseman from Jupiter, Florida, is stingy with words but not with hits. He finished the spring with the Green Wave's highest batting average at .269.

May 20, 2014

Blind student gets a chance to play football at Tulane after starting as a long snapper for his high school team for two years
Aaron Golub is the long snapper for Newton High School outside of Boston and his skills on the field will be leading him to New Orleans this fall when he heads to college after being awarded a preferred walk on spot for the team.

Tulane's Derrick Strozier turns New Orleans Saints tryout into a free agent contract
Former Tulane defensive back Derrick Strozier became the latest Green Wave player to ink an NFL rookie free agent deal as the native of Edgewater, Fla., signed with the New Orleans Saints on Monday as announced by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Saints sign former Tulane player Strozier as RB; final unsigned draft pick agrees to terms
The Advocate
After playing cornerback at Tulane in 2013, Derrick Strozier took a chance when he asked the Saints to give him a tryout at running back during the team's three-day rookie minicamp that ended Sunday.

Tulane football: Julius Warmsley signs with Texans
The Advocate
Julius Warmsley made the most of his shot at the NFL. The former Tulane and St. Michael standout signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans on Monday after the team's rookie camp

Tulane women's golf team feels comfortable at NCAA Championship venue
The Tulane women's golf team has the luxury of knowing what to expect when it comes to the NCAA Championship and in more ways than one

Devon Walker's Dream Comes True
Pro Player Insiders
Walker showed so much strength with accepting that his career was now over, but Saturday was one of his emotional moments that he will remember for the rest of his life.

Hats off to Saints for signing Devon Walker
Fox8 Live
Walker is a game-changer who probably has displayed as much if not more courage than any football player I can think of. He inspired his teammates and coaches at Tulane, and the Green Wave's opponents as well. He has lifted the spirits of others in his position outside of the game. All of that while being confined to a wheelchair.

May 19, 2014

Saints sign paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker
Fox Sports
There were many memorable moments during this year's NFL Draft, but the New Orleans Saints might have the best story of the offseason.

Former Tulane player signs contract
ABC News
The New Orleans Saints surprised Walker by signing him to an official contract on Saturday afternoon -- just hours before Walker realized another dream by graduating from college.

Saints sign paralyzed safety Devon Walker on day of graduation
CBS News
Now, the Saints are poised to welcome Walker into their professional football family.

Saints sign Tulane's Walker to honorary contract
Washington Post
As Sean Payton spoke to a crowd of reporters after a rookie camp practice Saturday, he looked to his left and motioned for someone to join him. In rolled paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker, operating a motorized wheelchair with his mouth and smiling with his eyes.

Another goal achieved: Devon Walker signs with the Saints
The Advocate
"I don't know when Mickey's making him sign the contract," said Payton, setting up his own punch line. "I'd make sure to look it over, though."

Many possibilities remain for paralyzed former Tulane football player Devon Walker
As Devon Walker accepted his Tulane diploma this weekend and even signed a one-day contract with the New Orleans Saints, his future has opened in a way he never imagined.

Tulane women's golf team's experience a big advantage heading into NCAA Championship
When Tulane's women's golf team tees it up for the NCAA National Championship beginning Tuesday in Tulsa, Okla., the head coach, Lorne Don, may be more nervous than his players. For four of the five Green Wave golfers, this is nothing new.

Tulane baseball team finishes 2014 season with walk-off win against FIU
Tulane finished its regular season with a walk-off victory against FIU, the second in two days and the seventh on the season. Tulane won 3-2 on Friday in the ninth.

May 16, 2014

Former Tulane safety Devon Walker presses on from his spinal cord injury to graduate this Saturday
On Saturday, Devon Walker will do exactly what he set out to do when he stepped on Tulane's campus five years ago. The former Tulane safety will graduate with a degree in cell and molecular biology.

Glazers: A driving force behind the Green Wave sports
The Advocate
It's impossible to walk the grounds of Tulane University and avoid the impact of Jill and Avie Glazer.

May 15, 2014

Stephen Alemais, Tulane close out season full of growing pains
The Advocate
He was part of a Tulane recruiting class that Perfect Game rated No. 23 nationally.

Tulane baseball team playing for pride this weekend vs. Florida International in season finale series
The three-game series--which begins with Thursday's 6:30 p.m. game in Turchin Stadium and concludes with Saturday's 1 p.m. season finale

May 14, 2014

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson cautiously optimistic about joining AAC
The Advocate
Asked if his goal was to get to six wins last year at Tulane's preseason media day, football coach Curtis Johnson said he wanted and expected more than six.

May 13, 2014

Tulane RB Orleans Darkwa signs instead with Miami Monday
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa's NFL future took a twist Monday when the Miami Dolphins called and offered him an undrafted free agent contract. Darkwa thought he was headed to the Tennessee Titans minicamp but agreed to the Miami contract instead.

Tight ends could help Redskins compensate for lack of size at wide receiver
Washington Post
The team took 6-foot wide receiver Ryan Grant out of Tulane, as coaches were impressed with his versatility and ball skills, and they rated him as a better player than some of the larger receivers left on the board.

May 12, 2014

College Football Countdown | No. 109: Tulane
USA Today
Tulane's enough moment, according to third-year coach Curtis Johnson, came in last September's 41-39 loss to South Alabama.

Redskins draft: Jay Gruden on his team's selections
Washington Post
We're surprised that Grant was there. We had a little bit higher of a grade on him, obviously, and he was sitting there and we took him. We were impressed with him at the combine interview

NFL Draft: Washington adds WR Ryan Grant in fifth round
Washington Post
The Redskins used the 142nd pick of the draft to select wide receiver Ryan Grant out of Tulane.

Tulane draft summary: Green Wave has best showing since 2009
The Tulane football program came out of the 2014 NFL draft with its best showing since 2009.

Tulane women's golf earns berth to NCAA Championship, finishing seventh at East Regional
The Tulane women's golf team earned a spot in the NCAA Championship on Saturday by finishing seventh in the NCAA East Regional at Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla.

Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant ecstatic with being picked in fifth round by Washington Redskins in 2014 NFL draft
"When my phone rang he asked me what area code it was," Grant said. "I said it was Virginia. I answer the phone and it was (Washington Redskins head coach) Jay Gruden on the phone. He was like, 'Ryan Grant, it's Jay Gruden from the Redskins.' How do you feel about being a Redskin?"

May 8, 2014

Tulane's Ryan Grant riding high into the 2014 NFL draft
Ryan Grant should be the first Tulane player to hear his name get called in the 2014 NFL draft.

Tulane women's golfers happy to return to regionals
The Advocate
With a dominant performance at the Conference USA Championship, the Tulane women's golf team recaptured the feeling it had in an historic 2012-13 season.

Tulane football's newest staffer -- Wayne Cordova -- is a seamless addition to the program
The latest piece to Tulane football's recruiting system could not be more seamless. Wayne Cordova is a product of the area he will now scout and recruit.

Tulane golfer Gemma Dryburgh makes Curtis Cup team
Tulane golfer Gemma Dryburgh added one of the highest accolades to her golf resume today as she was one of eight players selected to the 2014 Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) Curtis Cup Team.

May 7, 2014

Tulane shortstop Stephen Alemais and Garrett Deschamp both took responsibility for the miscue afterwards but both came up big three batters later to end the game.

What are the 2014 NFL draft prospects for Tulane's Ryan Grant and Cairo Santos?
But there are a host of prospects who should get a chance in the NFL next season. Roughly 10 players with Tulane connections are draft hopefuls and potential undrafted free agents

May 5, 2014

After becoming paralyzed, Devon Walker shows will, grit in fight of life
Sports Illustrated
Walker's toes won't wiggle. Not today. He'll keep thinking, though, keep willing. He has to.

Tyler Mapes pitches Tulane to 3-0 win to seal Southern Miss series victory
Tyler Mapes has been the Tulane baseball player with the cape this spring. Though only one year out of having Tommy John surgery, the redshirt senior has been the ace.

May 2, 2014

Tulane women's golf team ramps up game at the perfect time
It seemed when the weather started warming up in early April, so did the Tulane women's golf team.

New Orleans Saints 2014 NFL draft outlook | special teams
The Saints could sign an undrafted free agent to compete as a camp body, perhaps Tulane product Cairo Santos

Tulane baseball upbeat after recent wins as it preps for Southern Miss
The mood lifted for the Green Wave after winning two out of three games against Wichita State last weekend and then defeating Nicholls State 8-1 Tuesday.

May 1, 2014

Alemais, Massey propel Tulane to 8-1 win over Nicholls State
Tulane interim coach Jake Gautreau called Tuesday night the most complete game of Tulane's season.

Tulane women's golf team dominates All-Conference USA squad
As it did the Conference USA Tournament, the Tulane women's golf team dominated the all-league team. Green Wave sophomore Emily Penttila and Tulane coach Lorne Don were honored as the C-USA Player of the Year and Coach of the Year on the squad, released Wednesday.

April 25, 2014

Tulane baseball team dips out of league play to face Wichita State at home this weekend
Sometimes a break from conference play can allow a baseball team to exhale.

Fletcher Mackel's Saints Mock Draft Version 4.0
Santos has been my guy with this pick from day one and I'm sticking with him. I'd love to see Cairo compete with veteran Shayne Graham.

Former Tulane player feeling at home during Zurich Classic
Hurricane Katrina got in the way and then it wasn't long before Tulane disbanded its golf program in wake of Katrina.

April 24, 2014

Terry will bowl for Tulane
Bowler Dayne Terry of Coarsegold has signed a letter of intent to attend NCAA D-1 Tulane University in New Orleans in the fall as a member of the university's Green Wave bowling team.

The big 2014 Tulane football preview: The future is suddenly bright
SB Nation
A new stadium, a 2013 bowl bid, and some solid recruiting have given Tulane fans more hope for the future than at any recent time.

April 17, 2014

Jake Rogers' emergence could help Tulane pull out of funk
Rogers already is outstanding defensively, having thrown out 21 of 41 base stealers this season, by far the most of any Conference USA catcher.

Tulane looks to move out of the bottom of the C-USA standings this weekend in Charlotte
The Green Wave sits 11th out of 13 teams in C-USA and has just four more league series left to try to finish among the top eight teams.

WWL-TV to air 'Tulane Coach's Show'
"This is a great partnership of two locally proud institutions", said WWL-TV General Manager Tod Smith.

Tulane has a new helmet for 2014
Tulane is now trending upward, and it'll be doing so in 2014 while sporting some new lids. Coach Curtis Johnson tweeted this Thursday morning.

April 16, 2014

Hunter Hope's walk-off heroics propel Tulane to 3-2 win over McNeese State
Tulane freshman third baseman Hunter Hope put the exclamation point on the chilly April night at Turchin Stadium when he smacked a walk-off hit to left field to drive in pinch runner Grant Brown and hand the Green Wave a 3-2 win.

April 15, 2014

Tulane notebook: Football adds three to staff
The Advocate
The Tulane football directory is growing. The Green Wave added positions to its coaching staff this offseason, including two directors of player personnel.

Top storylines to watch in the AAC
Orlando Sentinel
Tulane, meanwhile, underwent a miraculous turnaround as the Green Wave went from two-win apiece in 2011 and 2012 to seven-wins in 2013.

AAC Blog: Previewing 2014 Tulane Green Wave Football
Best College Sports News Network
The Green Wave come into the American facing a pretty tough schedule, but their season will be highlighted by a brand new on-campus football stadium.

April 14, 2014

Tulane's improved offense not good enough to beat Rice on Sunday
Tulane found its bats and burst with offense on Sunday for the first time since March 14.

April 11, 2014

New Stadium, New Conference Should Equal More Wins For Tulane Football
Sports Rants
Having an on-campus stadium provides a number of benefits to fans, current players and future recruits that will lead to more consistent success for the program.

April 9, 2014

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones talks about his lifelong passion
Almost as soon as Rick Jones could stand as a toddler, he reached for baseballs. The Bennett, North Carolina, native was never lured by fishing holes, hanging around town with friends, hunting, or stamp collecting for that matter.

April 7, 2014

Crews work to complete construction on Tulane's Yulman Stadium
"You go away and recruit for a week, and there's more progress, so this is just phenomenal," Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson said."

Tulane's Yulman Stadium now 65% complete
Fox8 New Orleans
VIDEO News update

Lewis: Yulman Stadium's likely a gamble, but a good one
The Advocate
A dust storm, followed by rain showers, followed by bright sunshine. "Well, folks wanted us to provide the outdoor football experience," Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson said Friday as all of the above occurred during a media tour of Yulman Stadium, the school's new football home. "So here it is."

In Yulman Stadium, Tulane strives for unique home, `taste of New Orleans'
The Advocate
t may not be ready for prime time yet, but Tulane is more than happy to show off Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's new football home is 65 percent complete.

Media gets a glimpse of Yulman Stadium's interior and an update on construction and ticket sales Friday
Dust from the Yulman Stadium construction site swirled as a storm built in the New Orleans area, but Tulane University still got to show off its newest athletic venue to a cluster of media on Friday.

Tulane Football Stadium Construction "On Schedule"
This weekend will mark five months and counting to the opening of Yulman Stadium, Tulane's new on-campus football home.

April 2, 2014

Tulane athletic department releases football season ticket prices for Yulman Stadium
Tulane Athletics announced today the public launch of season tickets for the 2014 football season, the Green Wave's inaugural season at the new Yulman Stadium and as a member of the American Athletic Conference (AAC).

Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson says Ed Conroy and men's basketball program on right track
As the structures outside of his office have taken shape, so, too, have the programs housed in the new venues. The men's basketball program, in particular, is on course, Dickson said

April 1, 2014

Full complement of Yulman Stadium ticket options to go on sale Tuesday at Tulane
The Advocate
After years of planning and months of unveiling bits and pieces, Tulane fans finally will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for seats nearly anywhere in Yulman Stadium starting Tuesday morning.

March 26, 2014

Youth is power in Tulane's 3-2 upset win over No. 3/4 LSU
The "green" Green Wave team - struggling to keep its head above .500 the past few weeks - stood up to No. 3/4 LSU, went 11 innings deep and delivered a surprising blow.

Richard Carthon's walk-off RBI single propels Tulane to 3-2 victory against LSU in 11 innings
Tulane sophomore left fielder Richard Carthon couldn't have picked a better time for his first hit of the game Tuesday against No. 3/4 LSU.

March 18, 2014

Former Tulane player Matt Riser brings his Southeastern Louisiana club Uptown to take on Green Wave baseball Tuesday night
When the first pitch zips across the Turchin Stadium plate Tuesday evening, both head coaches will be a little bleary-eyed.

March 13, 2014

Tulane comes back to beat North Texas 66-61
Washington Post
Freshman Jonathan Stark scored 21 points as Tulane rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat North Texas 66-61 in the second round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.

March 6, 2014

Tulane's Lisa Stockton talks about the importance their double-bye will be in the Conference USA tournament | Video

March 5, 2014

Tulane baseball flips script on Sunday, delivers walk-off win against Sacred Heart
As parades rolled around Uptown and locals celebrated this Mardi Gras season Sunday, the Tulane baseball team gave fans something to cheer inside Turchin Stadium against Sacred Heart.

February 28, 2014

Lewis: `Spring' practice? At Tulane, it's already over
The Advocate
February, even with only 28 days, neatly accommodated the Green Wave's first-in-the-nation-to-start, first-to-finish workouts.

February 27, 2014

Tulane women's basketball holds off Tulsa's late push to win, 65-61
Coach Lisa Stockton knows the 20-win plateau very well, and she can add a fifth straight season and 13th overall of guiding her Tulane team to that mark.

February 26, 2014

From long range, Tulane's Jay Hook leaves foes shook
The Advocate
Jay Hook broke his shooting hand at the beginning of November. As March approaches, he is on the verge of breaking records.

Tulane men's basketball team eyeing Conference USA Tournament placement in Wednesday's home game vs. Florida Atlantic
Tulane is coming off a 68-56 victory over UTSA - a win on Saturday that helped the Green Wave right the ship after a hard loss to UTEP earlier in the week.

February 25, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium expected to be complete for next season
Tulane students and fans will have an entirely new experience when a brand new stadium is complete. Yulman Stadium will hold 30,000 people. It's taking shape on the north end of the campus. Construction crews are nearly finished building stands and seating areas.

Tulane's Yulman Stadium on schedule for Sept. 6 opener
Tulane's Yulman Stadium is on schedule to be ready for the Green Wave's home opener Sept. 6 against Georgia Tech, a game set to be the first on-campus since the days in the old Tulane Stadium, a school official said.

Cancer is no match for Tulane redshirt freshman DE Luke Jackson
Tulane defensive end Luke Jackson didn't react to his diagnosis of testicular cancer in November the way many people would.

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says Tulane connection is important: notebook
The relationship between the New Orleans Saints and the Tulane football program has been give and take. But thanks to Green Wave coach Curtis Johnson, that relationship seems stronger than ever.

Mickey Loomis talks up Saints-Tulane pipeline
The Advocate
There's clearly a pipeline of talent established between New Orleans' NFL franchise and its most prominent university

February 24, 2014

Tulane women's golf team ready to prove they belong among nation's elite
When the Tulane women's golf team opened the spring season Feb. 9 in Orlando, Fla., expectations were high for a good finish in the tournament.

February 18, 2014

Tulane PK Cairo Santos and WR Ryan Grant land coveted NFL Combine invitation
Santos, who won last season's Lou Groza Award, received an invitation shortly after Christmas to the NFL Combine that will be held Feb 22nd - 25th in Indianapolis, Indiana. He will join approximately 300 other invitation-only athletes to show off their skills to the League's scouts, coaches, and personnel.

Tulane OL Nathan Shienle transitioning to full-time center this spring
One thing is certain for Tulane's four quarterbacks as they prepare for the 2014 football season. A new man is snapping the ball to them.

February 17, 2014

Tulane's youth comes through big on opening weekend; Wave sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Jones replaced power hitters with speedy base runners with reputations for bunting, stealing and making timely hits, trying to the adjust to the deadened college ball and the changes to the NCAA rules that have stymied offense. He added big arms and savvy defenders. In all, 19 newcomers.

Tulane football holds only open spring practice Saturday; fans see positions changes and new faces
Tulane fans got a glimpse of what the future holds for Green Wave football as the squad worked in its only open spring practice on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium.

UAB can't keep pace with hot-shooting Tulane team in home loss (photos, video)
Tulane topped that mark at halftime Saturday, shooting 70 percent in the first half and hitting 8-of-12 3-pointers.

February 14, 2014

Tulane freshman shortstop Stephen Alemais brings Spanish flair to Green Wave
All many know about Tulane's freshman phenom shortstop is that Stephen Alemais is a smooth defender from the Bronx, ranked the second-best recruit at his position by Perfect Game.

February 13, 2014

Tulane junior guard Jay Hook goes from reserve to "hero" in one year
Jay Hook has become the Tulane men's basketball hero in the past two games. He has scored the winning points in to push the Green Wave to victory in the two consecutive contests.

February 12, 2014

Tulane women's basketball takes on first-time foe Florida Atlantic while in striking distance in Conference USA
The Tulane women's basketball team's past two games have something else in common besides a victory.

February 11, 2014

Tulane secondary 'flying' through three 2014 spring practices | Notebook
The No Fly Zone is back at Tulane. The Green Wave has only completed three spring football practices, but junior cornerback Lorenzo Doss - whose seven interceptions led Tulane in 2013 - and junior safety Darion Monroe are ready to wreak havoc again after two stellar seasons at Tulane.

The walk-on: Senior guard Max Keenan's story from the bench
The Hullabaloo
Senior guard Max Keenan stands toward the end of the bench energizing his teammates with his signature towel wave during most basketball games.

February 10, 2014

Tulane baseball exhibits future and past in alumni baseball game on Saturday
Turchin Stadium filled on Saturday a week before the season officially kicks off with Arkansas Pine Bluff. Middle-aged guys in blue jeans filed into the Uptown venue, clutching baseball gloves.

Tulane men's basketball pulls more weekend heroics to beat Marshall on Jay Hook's 3-pointer, 68-65
Win number 150 on Friday night for Tulane coach Ed Conroy had its own dramatic finish, and his 151st career victory Sunday was no different thanks to the same player with less than two seconds left - junior guard Jay Hook.

New Tulane quarterbacks coach Aaron Price gets toes wet Friday at spring practice
On Friday, the Tulane football staff added the AP to the EP on offense. Aaron Price, brother of Eric Price, will be the next Green Wave quarterbacks coach and was at some of Friday's first spring practice,

Tulane opens spring football with some depth issues, but a 'great' first day
The Green Wave kicked off its month-long spring campaign Friday in a closed workout at the New Orleans Saints practice facility.

February 7, 2014

Tulane baseball's pitching staff is finally getting healthier
Tulane faced as much adversity as ever last baseball season when several pitchers missed significant time with injuries.

Weighing effects of new Tulane president Fitts on Green Wave Athletics
For Tulane Athletics, he is the great unknown. Incoming school President Michael A. Fitts has a sterling reputation an academician and fundraiser.

T-Bob: Now is the time to jump on Tulane bandwagon
Per capita, Louisiana produces more professional athletes than any state in our blessed union. Tulane Football Head Coach Curtis Johnson seems aware of this fact and has taken advantage of it with his 2014 recruiting class.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones discusses the challenges his young players must focus on | Video
The Tulane baseball team welcomes 16 freshmen this season. Coach Rick Jones spoke at Media Day about two particular challenges to which young players must adapt.

February 5, 2014

Tulane basketball notebook: new players learning the ropes, team trying to rebound from Southern Miss loss
The Tulane men's basketball team played one of the toughest teams in Conference USA on Saturday - and on the road at that - and the result wasn't pretty. The Green Wave suffered a 78-47 loss in Hattiesburg.

Incoming Tulane President Vows To Back Athletic Programs
The incoming president of Tulane University is a big believer in the school's athletic programs. Tuesday afternoon, the school introduced Michael Fitts as its 15th president.

January 30, 2014

Tulane has plenty of options to fill pitching voids
The Advocate
Nearly a week into preseason practice, Green Wave coach Rick Jones is keeping his options open. And he has plenty of them.

January 27, 2014

Tulane baseball team looks strong in Saturday intrasquad scrimmage
A day after getting chased inside because of cold, sleet conditions in New Orleans, the Tulane baseball team took to Turchin Stadium for a sunny, though still chilly, Saturday afternoon intrasquad scrimmage Saturday afternoon.

Tulane football's 2014 season opener against Southeastern Louisiana rescheduled to Sept. 13
The first two weeks of Tulane's 2014 football schedule have been altered due to construction on the university's on-campus football stadium--Yulman Stadium.

The Tulane-Georgia Tech series is back on, according to Tulane
Tulane University and Georgia Tech are pleased to announce that their previously scheduled football game will be played Sept.6 in New Orleans.

January 23, 2014

Adversity nothing new for Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant at Senior Bowl
Adversity is nothing new to Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant. So, during a week designed to get him some exposure, he started off flying even lower on the radar.

January 22, 2014

Tulane players Cairo Santos and Chris Davenport shine in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl over the weekend
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos applied the finishing touches on his stellar collegiate career on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl - an All-Star game held in Carson, California at the StubHub Center.

Senior Bowl 2014: Louisianans making a name for themselves
Grant is Tulane's first representative since Jeremy Williams in 2010, he knows he's representing himself and the progress of his university "It can definitely put Tulane on the map since Jeremy Williams and Matt Forte but it's really good for the program so I'm hoping to do some good things out here."

January 21, 2014

Senior Bowl 2014: Tulane WR Ryan Grant
There's lots of local flavor at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama including Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant, the Green Wave's leading pass catcher all year long.

January 14, 2014

Tulane women's basketball player Leslie Vorpahl nabs second Conference USA Freshman of the Week honor
Tulane freshman Leslie Vorpahl was named Conference USA's Freshman Player of the Week this week, making it the second time this season she has nabbed the honor.

Tulane basketball notebook: Both men and women's teams coming off C-USA wins will host home games this week
The Tulane men's basketball team (9-8, 1-1 in Conference USA) logged its first league win of the season with Saturday's 73-62 victory over North Texas at the Super Pit. The squad opened its C-USA season with a 97-71 loss at Tulsa.

Tulane's Jonathan Stark secures Conference USA's Freshman of the Week for third time this season
Tulane point guard Jonathan Stark earned his third Conference USA Freshman of the Week honor after scoring 17.0 points a game last week.

January 9, 2014

Tulane freshman Jonathan Stark gives big boost to men's basketball team as it heads to Tulsa
If you didn't hear about Jonathan Stark before this fall, you aren't alone. Stark came out of the gates on fire, averaging 16.7 points in the non-conference season.

January 8, 2014

Tulane PK Cairo Santos and WR Ryan Grant land coveted NFL Combine invitation
Santos, who won last season's Lou Groza Award, received an invitation shortly after Christmas to the NFL Combine that will be held Feb 22nd - 25th in Indianapolis, Indiana.

January 6, 2014

Tulane men's basketball team is finding its identity after concluding pre-conference play
Tulane guard Lou Dabney is breathing a little easier in the first week of January than he did the first week of November.

January 2, 2014

Tulane women's basketball uses a late surge to beat Indiana State, 51-45
One day after posting their most lopsided win of the year, the Green Wave found themselves in a slugfest, but once again came up with big plays when they were needed as the Tulane University women's basketball team defeated Indiana State, 51-45, in the championship game of the 18th Annual Tulane/DoubleTree Classic on Sunday afternoon in Devlin Fieldhouse.

Tulane men's basketball faces its final non-conference test Thursday against Hofstra
In the final non-conference game of the season and the opening contest of the 2014 calendar year, the Tulane men's basketball team hosts Hofstra at 1 p.m. CT on Thursday in Devlin Fieldhouse

December 20, 2013

Tulane, UL-Lafayette have a lot on the line in R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl carries more importance for Tulane and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette than perhaps most other bowls do for their participants.

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is no stranger to bowl games even if his program is
This might be the first bowl game for Tulane football in 11 years and is its 11th in school history.

Lewis: Famous name or not, Nick Montana is a leader for Tulane
The Advocate
No, there has never been a time when Nick Montana wished his name were, say, Nick Wyoming.

Tulane LB Nico Marley is proving that size doesn't matter
If you haven't seen Nico Marley play football, treat yourself and check him out in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday.

December 19, 2013

Tulane senior receiver Ryan Grant ready to finish out college with a bang in NO Bowl
And Grant was the best of the bunch, leading the Green Wave in all four games. But Coach Curtis Johnson said that the unit has made dramatic strides in bowl preparation.

UL-Lafayette players say they expect much tougher battle against Tulane than in 2012
But Cajuns center Andre Huval, who played in last year's contest, said this is a completely different Tulane squad from a year ago. Yeah, many of the names on the back of the jersey are the same. But they're much better than in 2012.

December 17, 2013

A ray of hope: Once paralyzed photographer draws inspiration from Devon Walker
Brian Lukas was assigned to accompany Juan Kincaid on a non-Super Bowl story of Devon Walker. The story was a moving experience for Juan and Brian, but especially for Brian, who had fought some of the same battles Walker was going through now.

Two Louisiana teams take over 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans bowl
For the first time in its 13 year history, this Saturday's New Orleans Bowl is hosting two Louisiana teams, and that's just one thing the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation is looking ahead to this week.

Tulane kicks off New Orleans Bowl week
As the Tulane Green Wave arrived at their team hotel Monday afternoon, a local brass band got the party started for this week's New Orleans Bowl against the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Tulane's football team will call the Hilton Riverside home prior to the New Orleans Bowl
Gold beads and brass music welcomed the Tulane football team, as they "arrived" at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel Monday afternoon for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Green Wave relocates to Hilton for bowl week
The Advocate
On a trip they have repeated frequently this year, Tulane football coaches and players boarded buses on campus Monday afternoon and headed for Poydras Street. Only this time, the ride ended with a six-member brass band playing and attendants draping beads around their necks.

December 16, 2013

Tulane's Scott Cowen shares his presidential perspective
The Advocate
We knew when we hired CJ he was going to be successful. But quite honestly, it's coming faster than we thought.

Bowl games expected to lure more tourists to New Orleans
The Green Wave is headed for its first bowl game in over a decade. Nearly 50,000 fans, students and alumnae are expected to fill the Superdome in a week.

December 13, 2013

Tulane's Devon Walker ready to receive Disney Spirit award Thursday
The No. 18 is everywhere around the Tulane football program. It is on the players' helmets. It is on the white shirt they wear as they warm up for games. It is on the jersey that has been hung in the Green Wave locker room for games this season.

December 12, 2013

Tulane football team goes elbow deep in game prep for University of Louisiana Lafayette
The Tulane football team spent last week resting up its starters and getting the younger players some practice snaps.

Tulane QB Nick Montana is on the mend again, but should be a go for the New Orleans Bowl
"I just got hit right on the same spot but it feels good now," Montana said. "I got the time off, so my arm feels good. I'm rested. I'm ready to go."

December 11, 2013

Tulane turning a corner in Year 2 under Curtis Johnson
The Advocate
After notching a 7-5 record this season, clinching the Green Wave's first winning season since 2002, Tulane's administration made a statement to Johnson and the rest of the college football world by giving him and his entire coaching staff an undisclosed raise and extending Johnson's contract through the 2020 season.

Four Tulane football players are named All-C-USA first team
Defensive back Lorenzo Doss, defensive lineman Julius Warmsley, and kicker Cairo Santos have been to the All-Conference USA first team, the league announced Tuesday.

Tulane lands the most football players (four) on Conference USA's First Team in more than a decade
Tulane senior defensive tackle Julius Warmsley said he drew an estimated 10 or more double teams a game from opposing defenses.

December 10, 2013

Staunch run defense still buoys Tulane
The Advocate
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson greeted Rice's 41-24 rout of Marshall in the Conference USA Championship Game on Saturday with a mixture of respect and regret.

December 9, 2013

Tulane snaps losing streak by defeating Jackson State 70-65
Tulane junior guard Jay Hook broke a school record by making eight 3-pointers as the Green Wave ended a five-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, defeating Jackson State 70-65 at Devlin Fieldhouse.

He won't win coach of the year, but Curtis Johnson has done a remarkable job in just his second season at Tulane. The New Orleans native took over a program that hadn't had a winning season since 2002, and now it is headed to only its fourth bowl game in the past 30 years.

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson to make more than $1 million and gets increases for assistants in contract extension
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson has made no bones that his top priority in any contract extension talks would be increasing his assistants' salaries. Johnson got his wish and a big bump in his own compensation, as well.

Tulane's Curtis Johnson agrees to contract extension through 2020: Updated
It took Curtis Johnson two years to get Tulane to its first bowl appearance since 2002. It took the school just under a week to lock him up through the 2020 season.

December 6, 2013

Tulane is going bowling again, after a decade long drought
Tom Brady won his first Superbowl, Brazil won the WorldCup, and the Euro was put into circulation. All three of these events happened in the same year (2002) as when the Tulane Green Wave Football Team last made an appearance in a bowl game.

December 5, 2013

Tulane working on 2014 football scheduling possibilities to accommodate Yulman Stadium construction timetable
The maneuvering has begun to try to ensure the first home game on Tulane football's schedule is played on campus next season.

Tulane seniors Derrick Strozier and Orleans Darkwa feeling the love of campus after school accepts bowl berth
Derrick Strozier walked into the Tulane business school on Wednesday and was bombarded by cheers.

December 4, 2013

Dome-field advantage for the Green Wave's bowl?
The Tulane Green Wave will play at least one more football game at the Superdome before moving to the new Yulman Stadium on the school's Uptown campus next fall.

Tulane accepts bid to New Orleans Bowl
The New Orleans Bowl will definitely have a Louisiana flavor to it this year.

Quick update: Tulane AD Rick Dickson talks about Yulman possibly being ready early and what it will take to keep Curtis Johnson at Tulane
Tulane announced its acceptance of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl berth on Tuesday, but athletic director Rick Dickson also talked to reporters about some pressing issues about the football program.

With Tulane and ULL, New Orleans Bowl has Louisiana flavor
The (7-5) Tulane Green Wave accepted the invitation on Tuesday to play in the game. The team will match up against the (8-3) University of Louisiana-Lafayette on Tulane's home turf in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. 21.

Tulane football team accepts R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl berth
The bid marks the first bowl appearance since 2002 when the Green Wave competed in the Hawaii Bowl and won 36-28.

December 2, 2013

Life Outside the Lines: Devon Walker talks about painful triumphs, new goals
This past year has been filled with many painful triumphs for former Tulane football player Devon Walker.

Tulane player to receive Disney Spirit
St. Augustine Record
Tulane senior Devon Walker will be presented with the award during the College Football Awards show at Walt Disney World Resort Dec. 12.

Report card on Tulane football after 17-13 Rice loss
On some level, it didn't matter if the Tulane football team won on Saturday in the regular season finale at Rice.

Tulane's offense drags in a 17-13 regular-season finale loss at Rice; Wave still will go a bowl
For as many hurdles as the Tulane football program has cleared this season, it could not vault itself into a Conference USA Championship game.

November 22, 2013

Much on the line for Tulane football as it faces UTEP on Saturday in home Superdome finale
As Tulane faces UTEP in Saturday's Conference USA game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Green Wave will conclude its final regular season of playing at the venue. The team has played 219 times in the facility and called it "home" for games since 1975.

Three keys for Tulane football vs. UTEP: Clean up the mistakes, pass big and stop the run
The entire emphasis of the program in the past two weeks has been cleaning up all the mistakes from two weeks ago and executing what it does best.

Tulane women's basketball is shooting to give coach Lisa Stockton her 400th win at Tulane
Nearly three years ago, Lisa Stockton earned her 400th career win as a college basketball coach when Tulane beat Southeastern.

November 18, 2013

Tulane gets hot late and rallies from 19-point deficit to defeat Loyola of Chicago Saturday
The Tulane men's basketball team looked like it would incur its first loss of the season on Saturday vs. Loyola of Chicago in Devlin Fieldhouse.

November 15, 2013>

Tulane in the New Orleans Bowl? It could happen
The Advocate
Tulane became bowl-eligible in October after a 10-year string of losing records. The Green Wave could make more history later this season by participating in the first all-Louisiana bowl game and the first to match teams from the same state since 2007.

Tulane volleyball to raise funds for paralyzed safety Devon Walker
Yahoo! Sports
The Tulane volleyball team, which is having one of its best seasons ever, is using Friday's match against in-state rival Louisiana Tech to honor former Green Wave football player Devon Walker.

Tulane men's basketball team gears up for Saturday's home game vs. Loyola of Chicago
Tulane fans might not have recognized New Jersey Institute of Technology on the road map of notable college basketball opponents, but Saturday's foe might draw more attention.

November 11, 2013

Late field goal drops Tulane
UTSA kicker Sean Ianno connected on a game-winning, 34-yard field with 14-seconds remaining to give the Roadrunners a 10-7 victory over Tulane in front of 24,606 at the Alamodome.

Tulane WR Ryan Grant receives Senior Bowl invite
According to multiple sources, the first member of Conference USA to get an invite to this year's Senior Bowl is wide receiver Ryan Grant from Tulane.

Tulane women's basketball routs UNO in season opener
Bayou Buzz
The Tulane women's basketball team started its new season by missing its first nine shots from the floor against city foe UNO. But ultimately, Tulane led for all but 2 minutes behind double-doubles from three players.

November 8, 2013

Tulane men's basketball opens season with rash of youth and a new leader
Asked who is leading this new-look Tulane men's basketball team into the 2013-14 season, baby-faced freshman guard Jonathan Stark didn't hesitate. "I would have to say Lou is the leader on the team."

It's one step at a time for Ed Conroy's new-look Tulane basketball team
The Advocate
It's 2 a.m. on Monday morning, and Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy can't stop watching center Tomas Bruha's feet.

Lisa Stockton begins 20th year at helm of Tulane women's basketball: Season Preview
But fast forward to 2013, and she's won 396 games as the all-time winningest women's basketball coach in Tulane and Conference USA history.

Tulane, UNO women's basketball squads to meet in season opener Friday
Tulane and UNO's women's basketball teams open the season against each other Friday night at Tulane. The Green Wave is coming off a 24-9 season in which it finished second in Conference USA.

Tulane quarterback Devin Powell takes care of mother when he's not winning football games
A quarterback battle raged since the moment transfer Nick Montana arrived on Tulane's campus. But incumbent passer Devin Powell carried a perpetual air of unaffectedness.

November 7, 2013

Tulane's Johnson, UTSA's Coker share long friendship, respect
The Advocate
When Curtis Johnson ran into Larry Coker at Conference USA Media Day in August, the two long-time colleagues had a chance to rekindle an old friendship.

Tulane's Curtis Johnson eager to bounce back at UTSA
Fox 8
Tulane's four-game win streak came to a crashing halt Saturday with a 34-17 loss to Florida Atlantic but coach Curtis Johnson is encouraging his team to bounce back this week at UT-San Antonio.

Tulane's Johnson to keep rotating quarterbacks
The Advocate
Tulane's ongoing quarterback rotation has been a point of intrigue for more than a month, but now the line of questioning carries more significance.

November 4, 2013

Coach's Corner: Tulane's Curtis Johnson
USA Today
Today, under the direction of second-year coach Curtis Johnson, Tulane is looking at the program's most successful season in 15 years.

FAU beats Tulane, days after Pelini resignation
After a most bizarre week for Florida Atlantic, the Owls rallied around their new coach and each other.

2014 Tulane baseball schedule features 32 home games; 15 games against team coming off NCAA regional showings
The 2014 Tulane baseball program will travel to both coasts, and quite a few places in between, as they released their schedule on Wednesday, highlighted by 32 home games at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, and 55 games overall.

November 1, 2013

Tulane hopes to build on its four-game win streak vs. trouble-laden FAU
This game week started out for Tulane as an exercise in how well the Green Wave can process the success of obtaining bowl eligibility for the first time since 2002.

Devon Walker is recovering from a broken neck, but still driving a young Tulane secondary to perfection
No one is more proud of what this Tulane secondary is achieving than one guy on the sideline. Devon Walker can't lift his arms in celebration each time Tulane makes an interception. There have been 15 such occasions this season.

October 31, 2013

'Devon's Den' dedicated for paralyzed Tulane player
FoxSports Southwest
Tulane University and many other supporters have helped create "Devon's Den," the construction of an additional bedroom and bathroom at his home. It was dedicated during a ceremony last Friday before the Tulane vs. Tulsa game.

Tulane juggling playing time for two talented quarterbacks
Devin Powell has helped lead the Wave to two victories in a row while Nick Montana has been nursing a shoulder injury.

Tulane's new football stadium is good news for New Orleans
Soon, it'll also be home to Tulane's new football stadium. It was quite a sight driving a little north past the old Tulane stadium site and seeing the new stadium coming out of the ground.

October 30, 2013

Tulane S Sam Scofield picks up national award: Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week
Tulane safety Sam Scofield added two more weekly honors to his resume on Tuesday as the junior safety was named the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA)/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week and was also selected as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Defensive Player of the Week.

Tulane football learning to handle success
Curtis Johnson has only been the head coach since 2012, but the bowl talk has arrived after the wave beat Tulsa this past Saturday "Like I told them this morning, now they've got even more girlfriends than last week, they've got more family members, they've got more everything."

Plenty of reasons for Tulane rise up the college football ladder
It's a new neighborhood for Tulane. The Green Wave resides in the land of winning football. Eight games into the season, Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is being asked (by me) which bowl would his team would like to play at the end of the season.

Bob Marley's grandson Nico is making his music on the field for upstart Tulane
Yahoo! Sports
The coolest name, though, is Marley. Nico Marley, freshman linebacker, is the grandson of one of the greatest musicians who ever lived.

The Teams That Make College Football
Wall Street Journal
College football is a game of patience, and Duke wasn't the only team that reaped its reward Saturday. Buffalo and Tulane also won their sixth games, meaning these three teams with five combined bowl appearances since 1990 are bowl-eligible before Texas, Florida and SouthernCalifornia.

October 29, 2013

BYU's up-tempo transformation; Tulane's turnaround
Huffington Post
Don't call him Curtis or Coach Johnson. Tulane coach Curtis Johnson prefers C.J. And considering how well the Green Wave have been playing in their second season under the New Orleans native and former Saints assistant, his is a name worth knowing.

Bowl Wave, Tulane fans are pumped about a potential bowl bid
In case you hadn't heard, the Tulane Green Wave are eligible to go to a post-season bowl game for the first time since 2002. They notched that achievement with a 14-7 victory Saturday over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

October 28, 2013

Powell throws 2 TDs and Tulane's defense records 3 INTs to beat Tulsa 14-7
Washington Post
Devin Powell threw two touchdowns and the Tulane's defense held Tulsa scoreless in the second half on its way to a 14-7 win on Saturday.

Tulane downs Tulsa, becomes bowl-eligible for first time in 11 years
It's been 11 years, but Tulane can finally say, "Hey we're bowl eligible." Thanks to a stifling Wave defense, that forced four turnovers, Tulane triumphed 14-7 over Tulsa.

Can Tulane continue its winning ways on the road?
The good times keep on rolling for Tulane in its charmed season. Now the Green Wave hits the road for three of its final four regular-season games, with the finale against fellow C-USA-unbeaten Rice.

Tulane football report card from 14-7 Tulsa victory: bowl crazy A
For the first time since 2002, your team is bowl eligible. And it is October.

Tulane football notches its first bowl-eligible season since 2002 with Tulsa victory
Second-year Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson left the Mercedes-Benz Superdome field on Saturday covered in Gatorade, others' tears, and sweat.

One 2013 highlight film: Revenge of the NCAA doormats
USA Today
Tulane (6-2) became bowl eligible for the first time since 2002

October 25, 2013

Tulane Football is Winning and with Grit
Saturday afternoon, Tulane football can take a major step forward. If the Green Wave defeats Tulsa, Tulane is bowl eligible for the first time since 2002.

Time to ride the Wave
Houma Today
One win. That is all the Tulane University football team needs to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2002, and it has five more chances to get it this season.

October 24, 2013

Tulane football team "not eating the cheese"
Seven games into Tulane's season and all the talk on campus is about bowls, or a possible conference title in the future but the Wave hasn't registered a winning season in 11 years.

Tulsa beat writer Bill Haisten answers five questions about the Golden Hurricane
Tulane and Tulsa square off Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the Green Wave goes for its sixth win of the season. If Tulane wins, it becomes bowl eligible for the first time since 2002.

Rick Dickson Talks Tulane Athletics
Athletics Director at Tulane University, Rick Dickson, joined the Tim Brando Show to discuss Green Wave athletics.

Griffin happy to be a part of Saints active roster
Griffin, the former Tulane quarterback, was bumped to the Saints' active roster Tuesday and a day later, kind of, sort of, nearly talked about the move.

Tulane football rises behind kicker, coach and transfer
USA Today
Though the season is only at its midpoint, the turnaround is already remarkable for a program that was 2-10 in 2012. But second-year coach Curtis Johnson -- known simply as "CJ" around the program -- has brought in an accomplished staff and new energy that is striking the right chords.

October 21, 2013

Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson has put his spell on the Green Wave program
As Tulane football's 5-2 start makes its first blips on the national media radar, the scrutiny begins on just how Curtis Johnson has transformed a two-win 2012 team into a bowl contender in less than two years.

Nick Montana chases his dream
Down on the floor of the Superdome, with time ticking down, quarterback Montana coolly led his team down the field, ripping off first down after first down, making plays with his arm and his feet. When the game-winning field goal was good, Montana lifted his arms in triumph.

C-USA quarterbacks use open date to get healthy
Tulane quarterback Nick Montana was attempting to bounce back from a separated shoulder. Montana didn't play on Oct. 12 when Tulane battled for a 36-33 home victory in triple overtime against East Carolina.

A year makes a huge difference for Tulane football
What a difference a year makes for the Tulane Green Wave football team, 2 wins last year, but now, the team is 5-2 for the season, one win away from being bowl eligible.

From tragedy to triumph, Cairo Santos is kicking Tulane to new heights
The first time Cairo Santos kicked a football, he had to be instructed on the basics. Three steps back. Two steps to the side. Head down, eyes on the ball.

October 17, 2013

Sophomores ready to make impact at Tulane
The Advocate
Kajon Mack and Louis Dabney may only be sophomores, but to this year's Tulane basketball team, the year of experience earns them an automatic leadership distinction.

Tulane's baseball team is riding a wave of speed and recovering pitching this fall
Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones never thought 90 feet and a doctor's office would become the focus of his program's success. But two weeks into fall baseball, the outlook for his 2014 squad looks promising, thanks to some speedy baserunning additions and the improving health of his pitching staff.

October 16, 2013

Offsides with Fletcher Mackel: Midseason BCS Bowl predictions
Personally, I'd love to see Tulane go to the Military Bowl in the Washington, D.C. area and play an ACC team like Pitt, Boston College or Georgia Tech, but the Wave and the Cajuns in the NOLA Bowl is as close to a done deal as it gets.

Tulane QB Nick Montana is recovering nicely, should be ready for Tulsa game Oct. 26
Grant was out on the practice field working with quarterback Nick Montana before showing for the informal media session in the atrium of the Wilson Center.

Midseason report: College football's best teams, players, games
Top Five Surprise Teams. 1. Tulane (5-2). Tulane has already matched its highest win total since 2004. With five games left in the regular season, the Green Wave are in the mix for not only a postseason berth but also the Conference USA championship.

October 15, 2013

Forde-Yard Dash: Black QBs are busting up stereotypes in college football, too
Yahoo! Sports
Conference USA coach of the midyear: Curtis Johnson (15), Tulane. When you're 5-2 here, they should make you king of Mardi Gras.

October 14, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the Tulane Green Wave.
Second-year coach Curtis Johnson's team announced its presence on the Conference USA stage in a big way Saturday, defeating East Division leader East Carolina 36-33 in a triple-overtime classic.

So many storylines from Tulane-East Carolina thriller
A four-hour, three-overtime marathon Saturday afternoon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome produced enough storylines to fill a massive binder, not the least of which is Tulane heads into a bye week at 5-2 overall and 3-0 in Conference USA.

Tulane football defies expectations in 36-33 triple overtime victory against East Carolina
The Green Wave walked into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday without its starting quarterback Nick Montana (who is injured) against one of the toughest opponents in Conference USA

October 11, 2013

Tulane faces a 'measuring stick' Saturday vs. East Carolina
On the eve of perhaps the biggest Conference USA game on Tulane's schedule, there are plenty of mind games going on. Perhaps that's because the Tulane football staff is familiar with Saturday's opposing coach, East Carolina's Ruffin McNeill.

October 9, 2013

The Greatest Weekend of Football in Louisiana History
Canal Street Chronicles
You couldn't have scripted it any better for football fans in south Louisiana this past weekend, which may just very well be remembered as the greatest weekend of football we have ever seen.

Tulane football has its own version of the Honey Badger: Jordan Batiste
Jordan Batiste doesn't have his Mohawk hair do anymore, but the Tulane defensive back bears a strong resemblance to former LSU legend "The Honey Badger"

October 7, 2013

Tulane scored its most significant victory of the season on Saturday against North Texas and not just because of snapping the homecoming curse.

Montana family generously donates items for Tulane's Helluva Hullabaloo athletic fundraiser
They have donated Joe Montana's helmet from "The Catch" - Montanan's winning touchdown pass to Dwight Clark on Jan 10, 1982 in the NFC Championship game between the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers.

Monday Tailgate: Surprising winning teams that can keep it up
USA Today
A program that hasn't reached the postseason since 2002 is just two wins away from bowl eligibility.

October 4, 2013 Tulane football program in spotlight this week as it goes for first homecoming win in seven years
Around campus, preparations are underway for the Helluva Hullabaloo Auction, an annual athletic department fundraiser that raised $800,000 for the athletic fund last year, and homecoming.

Tulane football's Yulman Stadium season ticket information
Yulman Stadium is under construction right now, but the university is nearly done with the fundraising for $70 million-plus project and is already letting fans reserve season tickets for next fall.

September 30, 2013

Tulane special teams makes big plays this week
Tulane turned last week's special teams circus into a parade of big plays on Saturday in the Green Wave's 31-14 victory at University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Tulane football rebounds with resounding 31-14 victory at University of Louisiana at Monroe
Tulane (3-2, 1-0 in Conference USA) recovered two fumbles on ULM punt returns, returned another fumble for a touchdown, started fast on defense, gained 267 rushing yards and allowed only one sack of Montana.

Tulane report card: 31-14 win over ULM bodes well for bowl hopes
Tulane's football team left Monroe Saturday night with viable bowl aspirations. Yes, the 31-14 victory at University of Louisiana at Monroe was that significant.

Tulane men's basketball team is longer, taller, and more versatile, Coach Ed Conroy says
As the Tulane men's basketball team opens up the 2013 season with its first official practice Friday afternoon, more than half of its roster are freshmen.

September 27, 2013

Tulane football team ready to get to University of Louisiana-Monroe and its quarterback Kolton Browning
The Green Wave (2-2, 1-0 in Conference USA) faces a much more like opponent this week at University of Louisiana-Monroe. The Warhawks -- Tulane's third consecutive road foe-- aren't as big and aren't as potent as Syracuse was

Tulane men's basketball begins official practice on Friday at noon in the Hertz Center
There is a lot of work to do with the 2013-14 Tulane men's basketball team -- and that work starts Friday at noon when the squad opens up official practices.

September 25, 2013

Jeremy Peeples interview plus Scofield & Darkwa could miss ULM game
Both teams come into Saturday's game at 2-2, but Johnson is thinking less about a scouting report on the Warhawks and more about getting better play from his club.

Tulane Stadium and Helluva Hullabaloo Auction
VIDEO of Rick Dickson Interview on the morning show

September 19, 2013

Tulane's Curtis Johnson makes Football Scoop's Top 10 "exceeding expectations list"
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is three weeks into his second fall campaign and has already matched last season's win total. The 2-1 Green Wave travel to Syracuse this Saturday to try to give the program three wins.

Tulane back-up place kicker Steven Broccoli hopes to imitate Cairo Santos if needed
The first thing Tulane walk-on place kicker Steven Broccoli said after Wednesday's Tulane football practice was that he had not been interviewed before.

September 18, 2013

Tulane football has to adjust at place kicker
Johnson said they worked Broccoli in a closed practice Tuesday afternoon and it went well. "I thought he was good," Johnson said. "He was perfect in practice today. He did well."

Video: Tulane's Davenport Asks the Questions
Tulane's Chris Davenport is 6-foot-4, 334-pound defensive tackle with a personality every bit as large. The graduate student from Mansfield, who transferred from LSU, completed his degree in sport administration with a minor in journalism at LSU. If the NFL doesn't work out for Davenport, one of his options would be to pursue a career in broadcasting.

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Report card on Tulane football after 24-15 road victory: defense shines, sloppy night, good win
The good news about Tulane's 24-15 Conference USA victory at Louisiana Tech on Thursday is the fight of the defense and the resiliency of the team overall on a night where execution wasn't perfect.

September 13, 2013

Tulane rallies for 24-15 win at Louisiana Tech
Nick Montana threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns to help Tulane rally for a 24-15 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night.

Tulane's defense thrives and the offense survives a bumpy night in a 24-15 victory over LA Tech
Tulane won its first road game in almost two years and atoned for last week's loss with a 24-15 Conference USA-opening victory. It improved to 8-0 vs. the Bulldogs (1-2, 0-1 in C-USA) all-time. The Green Wave last won away from home 49-10 against UAB on Sept. 17, 2011.

September 12, 2013

Nico Marley starting at linebacker for Tulane as a freshman
When it comes to name recognition, Tulane players take a back seat to no one. First, Joe Montana's son starts at quarterback. You want an even bigger name? Bob Marley's grandson is a starter at linebacker.

Tulane hopes for a turnaround at Louisiana Tech Thursday
Johnson has no choice but to push his team back into action and keep the mindset in front, not behind. "You've got to forget about that one because this game is already here," Johnson said

Bob Marley's Grandson Nico Is Playing Linebacker for the Tulane Football Team This Season
Complex Sports
That's because they have not one but two names that you will recognize on their roster. The first is Nick Montana. He is the starting quarterback for Tulane and the son of NFL legend Joe Montana. But believe it or not, the second player might be even more noteworthy. That player? Nico Marley.

Tulane: Frustration becomes motivation
The Advocate
Tulane defensive tackle Julius Warmsley saw exactly what he expected when he watched the film to check on halftime adjustments during Saturday's 41-39 defeat to South Alabama.

September 11, 2013

Back At School, Injured Player Fights On After Fateful Tackle
When Devon Walker returned to the Tulane University campus last week, he was greeted with kisses in the hallways. Students and faculty applauded him.

Tulane's Curtis Johnson revs up defense with lineup changes and attitude adjustments
The stage was set on Saturday for history and a defining moment in the turnaround job second-year Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is trying to implement on the program

September 10, 2013

New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson makes a visit to Tulane football practice on Monday
The Tulane football team got a special visit on Monday after practice in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The dom of the Dome - Tom Benson, the New Orleans Saints owner -- strolled in with his wife Gayle and addressed the Green Wave players.

September 9, 2013

Tulane family won't ever forget Devon Walker's injury: a year later
One play, one collision, one moment. It happened in a heartbeat on Sept. 8, 2012. One second Tulane safety Devon Walker was pursing a tackle in the Tulane-Tulsa football game, the next he was was motionless. Walker has personality in adversity
It started with a labored shrug of his shoulders. Progress continued when he wiggled one of his big toes, a physical feat more meaningful than any bone-rattling tackle he ever made on the football field. Then -- after much grunting and straining -- he partially extended his left leg.

b>September 6, 2013

Curtis Johnson's trick to help Tulane's players see better: Thursday notebook
he Tulane football players got introduced to a new kind of ball in Thursday's practice at Turchin Stadium on campus. Green Wave coach Curtis Johnson incorporated soccer balls into football practice

Tulane's on-campus football stadium has walls and a steel silhouette
Banging, thumping, clattering, and mechanized and motorized noises have sounded all spring and summer from the construction site of Tulane's new on-campus football stadium project.

Ex-player inspires Tulane
The Advocate
Just one year ago, Devon Walker needed his community to help keep him alive. Now, Walker is the one uplifting the community around him.

September 5, 2013

Tulane new women's golf coach Lorne Don inherits impressive squad
It was a pretty easy push for Lorne Don to become the Tulane women's golf coach. Coming from Michigan State where he was an assistant, there was the considerably warmer weather that figured significantly into the equation. There was the lure of New Orleans, the food and golf courses on which a team can practice year-round.

Tulane kicker Cairo Santos one of two Conference USA players up for CLASS award
Tulane senior K Cairo Santos and UTSA senior QB Eric Soza represent Conference USA among the 30 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) student-athletes selected as candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award.

August 30, 2013

Top five offensive players Tulane will face in 2013
Tulane's football program is hoping for a fresh start this season, and the Green Wave has plenty of fresh talent to face among its 12 opponents. Four new conference opponents are in the schedule, bringing new challenges Tulane's way.

Nick Montana enjoys solid debut as Tulane QB
The Nick Montana era of Tulane football began on Thursday night with little pomp and even less circumstance.

Tulane defense shines in season opener
The Tulane defense shined in the season opener Thursday night, coming up with four pass interceptions and two fumble recoveries in a 34-7 rout over Jackson State in the season opener for both schools.

Tulane makes a statement in its 34-7 victory against Jackson State
The hard-luck Tulane football team needed a strong statement game to open the 2013 season and coach Curtis Johnson's second campaign as head coach. And it needed to do that with more than its fly new dark gray uniforms with green numbers.

Tulane rushes past Jackson State in opener
The Advocate
If 2013 is supposed to provide a change in fortune for Tulane football, Thursday night provided a good preview.

Joe Montana's son starts his first college football game
USA Today
There's a new Montana under center. Nick Montana, son of Joe, started his first collegiate game for Tulane, in a home game against Jackson State played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Strong finish is key to Tulane's bowl hopes in 2013a
One man's fearless prediction for how the Tulane Green Wave will fare this season

August 29, 2013

Surprise starters lead Tulane into season opener
The Advocate
When the Green Wave opens against Jackson State at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Uzdavinis will protect quarterback Nick Montana's blind side at left tackle, and Robinson will start at defensive end.

Three keys for Tulane football vs. Jackson State
Though the quarterback battle took up a majority of the fans' attention this offseason, the retooling of the offensive line was the focus of the coaching staff. "We must run the football," Coach Curtis Johnson said.

August 28, 2013

Tulane seeks turnaround in Curtis' second year
Eight returning starters on both sides of the ball, a lighter schedule and some key transfers have raised hopes for a rare bowl appearance.

Tulane names Montana starting quarterback
The Advocate
If there was any suspense left in Tulane's quarterback competition, it disappeared Tuesday. As expected, Green Wave coach Curtis Johnson formally announced Nick Montana will start for Tulane when it opens the season against Jackson State at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

August 27, 2013

Tulane quarterback Nick Montana acts like just an ordinary Joe
Nick Montana is often sought out but not hard to locate at a Tulane football practice. The 6-foot-3 platinum blonde quarterback ambled up to a patch of teammates last week, leaned in to share a moment as he pulled off his shoulder pads, and then flashed a thousand-watt sheepish grin - something that in and of itself seems to define this Montana.

Tulane baseball team secures all planned arrivals on day one of class, including Lex Kaplan
Jones was able to keep his 12-man signing class intact despite the fact a few of the incoming players were made late professional baseball offers.

Dat Dog raises money for injured Tulane safety Devon Walker
Dat Dog's motto is "put a smile on your face." Devon Walker had one on his as he entered the popular eatery on Freret Street in New Orleans Monday.

August 26, 2013

After decade of futility, Tulane football again becoming relevant
n addition to the army of players, coaches and trainers who usually participate in the daily workouts, reporters and NFL scouts have found their way to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to check out the Green Wave.

Around the Nation: Players, Teams and Story Lines to Watch
New York Times
Santos won the Lou Groza Award as the country's top place-kicker last season after he converted all 21 of his field-goal attempts. Santos, a senior, was 11 of 11 from 40 yards or more and 2 of 2 from 50 yards or more.

Tulane football position analysis: Special teams
In the days leading up to Tulane's Aug. 29 season opener vs. Jackson State in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune has run position analyses breaking down each group on the team. Punter and kicker are the last installments in the series.

August 21, 2013

Backs, D-line give Tulane hope
The Advocate
The season opener is closing in on Tulane coach Curtis Johnson. Before he can lead the Green Wave into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Aug. 29 against Jackson State, a litany of personnel decisions awaits him. Tuesday's Tulane football report: QBs 'separating' but competition still ongoing
There is some separation going on in the battle for starting Tulane quarterback in the final week of fall camp. On Tuesday, transfer Nick Montana took his second swing in open practices at the two-minute drill. He had 80 yards to move his unit downfield and only one timeout.

August 20, 2013

Tulane hopes new recruits including QB Montana bring more wins in Curtis' second season
Washington Post
Eight returning starters on both sides of the ball, a lighter schedule and some key transfers have raised hopes for a rare bowl appearance. The most prominent addition is junior quarterback Nick Montana, the son of NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana.

WVUE-TV: Hickman with Tulane coach Curtis Johnson
Fox 8 Sports reporter Fred Hickman interviews Tulane Head Football Coach Curtis Johnson about the 2013 season.

NCAA football preview - Tulane Green Wave
Fresno Bee
The Green Wave have the top NFL prospect in the conference highlighting their offensive group.

August 16, 2013

Tulane emphasizing run game
The Advocate
Senior offensive guard Rio Mares still shakes his head when he recalls the way Tulane struggled to run the ball last year.

Tulane football position analysis: Centers
This is the fifth in our Tulane football camp positional series. We are breaking down each position on the team, taking a look at the depth and strengths and weaknesses. Today we concentrate on the centers.

August 13, 2013

Monday's Tulane fall football camp report: Montana declared front runner at QB
For the first time since Tulane fall football camp started, Green Wave coach Curtis Johnson gave some definitive evaluation to the media on the quarterback battle. After Monday's Superdome workout, Johnson critiqued transfer Nick Montana's two-minute drill but emphasized he has overall been the best passer in camp.

August 12, 2013

Nick Montana, the son of NFL legendary quarterback Joe Montana, appears to have found a home at Tulane
In two Green Wave scrimmages last week, Montana completed 11 of 15 passes for 132 yards.

Tulane to Host Washington in Men's Hoops
Tulane will welcome the University of Washington to Devlin Fieldhouse for a non-conference men's basketball game on Dec. 17.

August 9, 2013

Tulane's Tanner Lee makes early impression
The Advocate
Tulane freshman quarterback Tanner Lee did not start at Jesuit High School until his senior year. For that, the Green Wave is very thankful. Lee surged last season, throwing 25 touchdown passes with only two interceptions while leading the Blue Jays to the second round of the Class 5A state playoffs.

August 8, 2013

Tulane fall football camp's Wednesday report: Defense dominates on full pad day
The Tulane football players got a little more familiar with each other in Wednesday's fall camp workout at Newman. The team had their first full pad contact practice and the defense relished the contact.

August 6, 2013

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson looking to win more than six games in 2013: Media Day Coverage
"That's one thing last year I didn't think I was prepared for - the constant change. It was constant change," Head Coach Curtis Johnson said. "Now, I think I'm more prepared. I think our team will be able to adjust to almost anything.

Stronger defense, lighter schedule boost Tulane's hopes
The Advocate
"As ultra-competitive as I am, I'll probably be disappointed with (just) six wins," Johnson said Monday at Media Day. "We better get more than six this year. We've added some pieces to the puzzle, and hopefully by the end of the year, we'll have this thing completed and we'll be holding up a (Conference USA) trophy."

Former Tulane pitcher David Napoli makes All-Star team
Just a few months after graduation, former Tulane southpaw David Napoli was named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game. He is now an Auburn Doubleday.

August 5, 2013

Tulane football practice goes much more smoothly in day two
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson seemed relieved and upbeat when he arrived at the Wilson Center about lunchtime on Sunday. The Green Wave looked much sharper at practice on Sunday at the New Orleans Saints indoor facility, he said.

August 2, 2013

Tulane football reports to fall camp on Friday, new faces and lectures ahead
Orleans Darkwa remembers walking into the Wilson Center on Tulane's Uptown campus as a freshman for report day. The rookie out of Nashville, Tenn., couldn't wait to get on the field and prove himself - hoping to secure the top tailback spot in fall football camp.

New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback Ryan Griffin making transition from Tulane to NFL
Saints quarterback Ryan Griffin didn't leave the team's practice field until he signed every last ball, hat or picture someone shoved in front of him

Former Tulane QB stands out in day six of camp
WWLTV.com Sports Writer Bradley Handwerger and Eyewitness Sports Reporter Bryan Salmond on QB Ryan Griffin, who put on a show at training camp

July 31, 2013

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson recalled by Larry Coker as a "tough" assistant
Former Miami head football coach Larry Coker remembers Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson as a tough-nosed wide receivers coach when the duo coached together at Miami for nearly 10 years. Coker led the Hurricanes to a national championship season in 2001 with Johnson serving as one of his assistant coaches.

July 30, 2013

Commissioner: The American's Schools 'Expect' To Be Part of Division IV
"Whatever the highest level of Division I is in the future, we expect to be part of it," Aresco said in his opening comments of The American's football media day in Newport, R.I. "And if a fourth division materializes, and of course we do not know whether that will happen, there are many issues attached to it that obviously have to be vetted. The American Athletic Conference belongs in it. Not because we say we do, but because the empirical indices say we do.

Tulsa's football team discusses how Devon Walker's injury affected it
Sept. 8, 2012 is a day the Tulane football team won't forget. But the Green Wave players aren't the only athletes that can't wash that day from their minds.

July 25, 2013

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson talks about position changes, additions, and improvements
Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson likes fluidity. It doesn't bother him that his depth chart contains nearly as many "or"s as set starters.

Who's who? Still-changing C-USA has 6 new members, losing 3 more that will be replaced
Washington Post
Southern Miss and Tulane are the only schools remaining from when the league debuted with six teams in 1996. The Green Wave leave after this season.

Tulane kicker Cairo Santos was the smallest player in the C-USA Media room but the biggest winner
Cairo Santos blended in perfectly at Conference USA Media Day on Wednesday in the DFW Marriott North Convention Center. Maybe as perfectly as his 21-for-21 2012 field goal campaign.

Green Wave surveying final season with C-USA
The Advocate
There is a new stadium, new conference, more experience and guarded optimism for Tulane football in 2013 and in '14 with various changes.

July 22, 2013

Former Tulane safety Devon Walker still rehabilitating, but expected to be a part of the program this fall
One thing is sure about this 2013 Tulane football season: Devon Walker will be a part of it. Though all the fine details haven't been penned out regarding his exact role, the safety who broke his neck in a game last season, will help the team.

July 19, 2013

Tulane pitching staff recovering, experiences change
The Tulane pitching staff continues to morph going into the 2014 season as Alex Massey and Tyler Mapes continue to recover but the staff is filling several holes.

Duo following in famous fathers' footsteps
Some young men grow up with pressure to measure up to their fathers. And then there are the sons of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks. Nick Montana and D.J. Williams are familiar with this situation.

Tulane senior receiver Ryan Grant talks about Tulane's predicted finish and quarterback chemistry: video
ulane senior receiver Ryan Grant, fresh off his appointment to the Biletnikoff Award watchlist and preseason Conference USA team, talks about expectations for the season, a crop of new quarterbacks, and his growing leadership skills.

Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa says he was surprised by Doak Walker Award watch list selection
"It's definitely a blessing to be recognized with some of the top running backs in the NCAA especially having the disappointing season I had," Darkwa said.

July 18, 2013

Tulane senior receiver Ryan Grant says throw it his way this season
Former Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin gave this piece of sage advice to incoming passer Tanner Lee: "When the pocket crumbles and you run out of options, throw the ball Ryan Grant's way."

July 16, 2013

Former Tulane star Micah Owings expected to pull familiar double duty with Milwaukee Brewers organization, report says
In the meantime, Owings has shifted to another organization where he is expected to pitch and play in the outfield, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported over the weekend. Owings played as a position player and pitcher for Tulane in the mid-2000's. "He's going to do do both," assistant general manager Gord Ash told the Journal Sentinel. "He's going to be Brooks Kieschnick (popular former Brewers hitter/pitcher) reincarnate."

July 15, 2013

New Tulane head women's swimming and diving coach Katie Robinson has hired two new coaches for her staff. Former Penn State All-American Chris Devine has been hired as the program's new diving coach, which could make that program relevant in a hurry. As an athlete, he was a 6-time U.S. National Team diver and a three-time National Championship and the 1994 Big Ten Diver of the year.

Nick Montana knows how to deal with pressure of being a Hall of Famer's son
Nick Montana is in his first season as quarterback at Tulane, but in the words of Denver Broncos quarterback and four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning, the 21-year-old's football wisdom is already vast.

July 11, 2013

Tulane's Tony Rizzotti signs with Padres
The Advocate
Green Wave ace Tony Rizzotti signed with the San Diego Padres for a reported $175,000, foregoing an opportunity to pitch his junior season at Tulane. He was a 25th-round selection in June's draft and received compensation far beyond Major League Baseball's slotted recommendations in the round.

July 10, 2013

Lou Groza Award watch list headlined by '12 winner Cairo Santos
The 2013 watch list includes last year's winner, Tulane kicker Cairo Santos. As a junior in 2012, Santos converted every field goal he attempted and beat out Florida State's Dustin Hopkins and Florida's Caleb Sturgis for the award.

July 5, 2013

Devon's Den: Tulane AD leads charge for paralyzed player's accessible accommodations
Tulsa World
Every day Rick Dickson, regardless of his schedule, finds time to visit or think about Devon Walker.

Dorm Report: An 'American' beginning
The conference's website, theamerican.org, is up and running and most of its member schools have already started the viral campaign to boost the league's recognition. That is an important part of this first year for the conference, especially in terms of football.

July 1, 2013

NCAA's top kicker helps out in Greenville
Lou Groza Award-winner Cairo Santos is in Greenville this weekend to help young football players improve in special teams.

June 28, 2013

Losing seasons haven't hurt Tulane's recruiting efforts
This will be a big year for the Tulane football coaching staff. The schedule of opponents lends itself to a big improvement in the won/loss record and Johnson is convinced - if that happens - he can really begin to reel in some of the area's best players.

Read more: http://wgno.com/2013/06/27/losing-seasons-hasnt-hurt-tulanes-recruiting-efforts/#ixzz2XWr05w6R June 27, 2013

Tulane freshmen acclimating to college life this summer -- and expectations for 2013 football campaign
Tanner Lee is only about four miles from his former school. A few miles south down Carrollton Ave. and a twist due east from Jesuit High School, Lee is on Tulane's campus along with a crop of incoming freshmen.

June 26, 2013

Giving to the Tulane baseball program spawned Milton Retif to give even more
It's funny to Milton Retif now, but he had no idea what he was getting into back in 1966 when he was asked to help save the Tulane baseball program at the behest of Earl "Bubba" Porche.

Tulane's new football stadium making progress
FoxSports Southwest
Residents of Uptown New Orleans and students at Tulane University are about to start seeing tangible signs of the next chapter in Green Wave history. Construction at Tulane's first on-campus football stadium in four decades is running right on schedule, and fans will soon see concrete evidence of the new Yulman Stadium.

Tulane men's basketball coach Ed Conroy is excited about the huge changes in his program
Three years later, Conroy's quarters are sleeker and his family is settled in its Uptown home. The Hertz Center has been built and Conroy's office window overlooks the construction of another facility - the on-campus football stadium construction that has kicked up another set of dust outside his doors.

June 19, 2013

Hometown Heroes: New draftees sign; Ranaudo and Browning shine in minors
Pitcher David Napoli and shortstop Brennan Middleton of Tulane have both signed professionally after going in the Major League Baseball Draft recently

Construction at Tulane's new stadium running on schedule
Tulane Executive Vice President Yvette Jones says crews this week will finish the job of pile driving for the new Yulman Stadium and move to the next step.

June 18, 2013

Live updates from Friday's Tulane Football Camp
Football and basketball camps at Tulane are on the schedule for this weekend. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune's James Smith and Kelly Morris will be covering the football camp Friday.

June 12, 2013

Devon Walker staying upbeat through arduous rehabilitation, armed with love and encouragement
Devon Walker smiled from ear to ear Tuesday when he rode his wheelchair into the Crystal Palace Ballroom in Harvey. The former Tulane safety excitedly greeted the New Orleans Saints players and coaches and the 300 female football fans at the inaugural First Down Divas clinic that raised money for the Devon Walker Fund.

June 11, 2013

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson and New Orleans Saints to host women's football clinic Tuesday for Devon Walker Fund
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson and the New Orleans Saints will raise money for former Green Wave safety Devon Walker on Tuesday at an inaugural football clinic for women.

David Berger-Avenger Field dedication recalls memories of slain 1972 Olympian
Fred Berger remembers the shocking, horrific death of his older brother David like yesterday. Fred and younger sister Barbara had just watched David, a Tulane graduate then just 28 years old, fulfill his lifelong dream of competing in Olympic weightlifting while representing Israel at the 1972 Games in Munich.

June 10, 2013

Chicago running back Matt Forte gives back to local youths
Twenty years ago, a small boy got his football start on the youth playgrounds of Slidell, La. In the summer of 2013, Matt Forte has progressed from the small fields of the Slidell Youth Football Association to now preparing for his sixth NFL season with the Chicago Bears. But on Saturday, Forte gave back to the community that raised him through his second annual youth football camp at the same fields he played on as a child in Slidell.

June 5, 2013

Five things to watch: NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Tulane pole-vaulter Merritt Van Meter. The sophomore is now the only athlete out of Tulane to qualify for the NCAA meet after tying for first in the pole vault at the NCAA East Regional meet with a mark of 4.10 meters. May 31, 2013

Former Tulane QB Griffin happy to get chance with Saints
Ryan Griffin won't venture to guess what the New Orleans Saints have planned for him. But one thing Griffin, the former Tulane quarterback, can say is that he knows he's in a good situation.

Big East commissioner expects stability after massive realignment
Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco held a teleconference with media across the country on Thursday morning to unveil its new star logo for the league which will be known as the American Athletic Conference on July 1, or The American, for short.

May 29, 2013

Saints UDFA: is Ryan Griffin the QB of the future?
WhoDatDish.com, SI.com
Let's take a closer look at one of most intriguing prospects of the New Orleans Saints: Ryan Griffin. Westlake Village, California is his hometown where he was born on November 17, 1989.

May 28, 2013

College football countdown | No. 109: Tulane
USA Today
It's safe to be excited about the future of Tulane football. Here are three reasons for optimism: One is the coach, Curtis Johnson, the former Miami (Fla.) and New Orleans Saints assistant with the inroads and recruiting touch to eventually bolster Tulane's roster with the sort of talent needed to win not merely once but consistently.

May 24, 2013

Tulane bullpen catcher Tyler Chamberlain-Simon crunching for a big future in Major League Baseball -- just not playing
Chamberlain-Simon is foregoing his final season of eligibility to take a job with STATS, LLC, the primary feeder of statistical information to organizations like CBS Sports among other entities. He will work "simple" baseball stat charts, he said.

May 23, 2013

Devon Walker shows strength in face of paralysis
Yahoo! Sports Devon Walker doesn't remember the pain. He remembers the hit, the numbness and the strange feeling that his arms and legs were floating high in the air.

New television deal a hit among The American coaches
Orlando Sentinel
Judging from the reaction of many of the coaches in attendance at the American Athletic Conference spring meetings this week at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, league officials hit one out of the park when it came to the conference's new television deal. The league formerly known as the Big East recently signed a seven-year television rights deal with ESPN and CBS.

May 22, 2013

Interview with Preston Claiborne
YES Network
Yankees Pitcher Preston Claiborne talks with Meredith Marakovits about his life, his family and his time so far with the Yankees.

Tulane seniors look to break regional ice
The Advocate
Garrett Cannizaro grew up on Tulane baseball as a national power and perennial NCAA regional team. He even went to the College World Series in 2001 when his older brother, Andy, helped guide the Green Wave to Omaha with what remains a school-record 118 hits.

May 21, 2013

Tulane baseball needs a big week at the C-USA Tournament
Tulane - as well as several other Conference USA teams - enter the league tournament at Rice's Reckling Park with hopes of copy-catting what UAB pulled off last season. The Blazers won the conference's automatic berth by going from seventh-seed long shot to tourney victor last season.

May 17, 2013

Tulane crushes UAB by largest victory margin this season, 15-3
Something was different in Tulane's clubhouse after the Green Wave slammed UAB at Turchin Stadium Thursday. Players were more energetic when they poured on the runs and didn't stop. As Coach Rick Jones said, Tulane (28-25, 11-11) found the offensive groove it had searched for all season in its fifth straight game with double-digit hits.

Tulane's Stephen Martin, an African American pioneer in college sports, was an inspiration to those around him
There was one way Stephen Martin got through the backlash of being the first African American to play varsity sports in the Southeastern Conference in 1966. Martin, a former Tulane baseball player who died on Tuesday, insulated himself from angry fans yelling racial slurs at him during games.

May 16, 2013

Tulane hits final regular season series vs. UAB with confidence
But the players are feeling good, and strangely, not tense as they play host UAB (20-33, 5-16 in C-USA) for a three-game set that begins on Thursday.

Andrew Garner heats up as Tulane hits homestretch
The Advocate
The tear Andrew Garner has been on in the last three weeks, though, would be newsworthy for any team in any era. Garner, a junior who was batting .191 in late April, has raised that average more than 100 points by going 29-for-49 (.592) in his last 11 games.

Tulane women's golf team moves up to 14th in Golfstat.com rankings
The Tulane women's golf team jumped six places in the latest Golfstat.com rankings Tuesday, moving from 20th to 14th. The Green Wave finished second in last week's NCAA East Regional in Auburn, Ala., to second-ranked Alabama.

Tulane community mourns death of SEC pioneer Stephen Martin
Tulane legend and integration pioneer Stephen Martin died on Tuesday of an undisclosed illness. Martin was the first black athlete to play varsity sports in the SEC conference. He played varsity baseball for the Green Wave in 1966, paving the way for other black athletes in the South and at Tulane

May 14, 2013

Tulane's Andrew Garner adds second weekly award to his coffers on Monday
The same day that Tulane junior Andrew Garner won Conference USA's Hitter of the Week, the junior from Lake Jackson, Texas, was named the Louisiana Sports Writer Association's Hitter of the Week.

May 13, 2013

Tulane women's golf team grabs berth in NCAA Championships
NOLA.com The Tulane women's golf team is headed for the NCAA Championships for the third time in five years. The 20th-ranked Green Wave shot a 4-under-par score of 284 on Saturday to finish as the runner-up of the event to Alabama at Auburn, Ala.

Tulane's Andrew Garner hits for the cycle and Green Wave clinches series vs. UCF with victory Saturday
NOLA.com Tulane's Andrew Garner hits for the cycle and Green Wave clinches series vs. UCF with victory Saturday

May 10, 2013

Tulane high on life, leaderboard at regionals
This week at the Auburn University Club, it's all about earning a berth into the NCAA Championship. Tulane has accomplished the feat three times in program history.

May 9, 2013

Lasting Legacy Of 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Impacts New Orleans Community
The impact of the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four on the New Orleans community will be felt for years to come thanks to numerous legacy programs that the NCAA and New Orleans Local Organizing Committee implemented in the Crescent City, with additional help from Tulane serving as the host institution.

May 8, 2013

Tulane baseball nips Nicholls State, 8-7, behind five double plays
The Green Wave added a one-run game to the win column Tuesday night, though, edging Nicholls State 8-7 at Turchin Stadium

Tulane women's golf team ready for NCAA East Regional bright lights
The stage on which the 20th-ranked Tulane women's golf team is about to get on is crowded with good teams and a bright spotlight. With three freshmen, a sophomore and a senior on the roster, it'd be understandable if the Green Wave would be a little overwhelmed by it.

May 6, 2013

Tulane channels some emotion and scores a 6-3 victory against Houston on Saturday
The blood got pumping for the Tulane baseball team in Friday's night's loss to Houston. It just took a day to see the result.

May 3, 2013

Tulane third baseman Garrett Cannizaro improves at the plate recently, hoping for the best vs. Houston this weekend
The Tulane third baseman entered his senior season after being drafted twice - once out of high school and once after his junior year--and with the expectation that this would be the year he helped push a senior-laden Green Wave club into its first regional since 2008.

May 2, 2013

Tulane baseball squeaks out a quick 3-1 victory against UNO
In the teams' fourth meeting this season, Tulane leaned heavily on its pitching staff and had limited offense. But it was enough for the Green Wave Wednesday as it won 3-1 in front of an announced crowd of 1,941.

May 1, 2013

Jeff Cummings made most of short time at Tulane
For his accomplishments in college basketball in Louisiana, Cummings has been elected to the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame. He will be inducted during the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches' 39th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 4, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Baton Rouge.

April 30, 2013

Sean Payton, Tulane's Curtis Johnson both excited about quarterback Ryan Griffin's potential with New Orleans Saints
Saints coach Sean Payton said he actually expected Griffin to be drafted by another team. But if he went undrafted, the Saints had targeted him as a guy they wanted to sign for a developmental role. And that's a role the Saints and Payton have always taken seriously.

April 29, 2013

Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin says going to the New Orleans Saints is a great fit
NOLA.com Ryan Griffin's home in Westlake Village, Calif., was soaked in champagne and stuffed with friends, family and former high school coaches on Saturday at dinner time on the West Coast.

Tulane sweats out a long day for two wins and a C-USA series win vs. Marshall Saturday
Tulane had a long day in West Virginia but came away with a Conference USA series victory against Marshall. April 26, 2013

Tulane QB Ryan Griffin playing it cool, hoping for good NFL draft news
Ryan Griffin is approaching this weekend the way he always handles a high-stress, nerve-wracking life moment. As the NFL draft rolls on, Griffin is calmly surveying and going on with life until something this weekend changes it.

Tulane's defensive-minded catcher Cameron Burns will be leaned on heavily against Marshall
Tulane freshman Cameron Burns looks like he's about 12 years old. But the youthful appearing catcher could not have a more grown-up job at this point in the Green Wave's baseball season. Video Included April 25, 2013

Tulane nearly gets signature win at LSU, but falls 4-3 in Baton Rouge
For five innings, redshirt sophomore right-hander LeBlanc was having a career outing. As quickly as LSU hopefuls entered the batter's box, LeBlanc was sending them trotting back to the dugout.

April 24, 2013

Tulane closer Ian Gibaut named to National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List
Tulane baseball closer Ian Gibaut was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List - awarded to the nation's top collegiate baseball reliever - announced the organization on Tuesday

April 22, 2013

Tulane multi-sport athlete Richard Carthon talks sports diversity
Tulane's Richard Carthon is a DB on the football team and a LF on the baseball team. He is one of four football players playing spring sports. His thoughts on the athletic class in this video April 19, 2013

Tulane benefits from faulty UNO fielding, return of Reeves for 3-2 win
The Green Wave got a vital shot in the arm, however, from the appearance of starting pitcher Andrew Reeves. Reeves hadn't appeared in a game since last season thanks to a forearm injury. He returned to pitch three encouraging innings in the Green Wave's 3-2 victory against the Privateers on Wednesday in front of 2,160

Tulane's on-campus football stadium on schedule for fall 2014 opening
It's a little unsightly, but boy is it a glorious mess for Green Wave fans who have yearned for an on-campus football stadium since the old Tulane Stadium was demolished in 1980. There is no question, construction of what will be called Yulman Stadium is under way

April 17, 2013

Tulane baseball vs. UNO preview capsule
Tulane is coming off a 5-2 win at University of Louisiana Monroe on Tuesday. UNO is coming off a 3-2 victory against Georgia State on Sunday. The Privateers won the last meeting between the two teams.

April 15, 2013

Injured Tulane football player Devon Walker makes first public appearance
His devastating football injury shocked the nation. Seven months later, Devon Walker made his first public appearance. The Tulane football player was paralyzed in September. Thurdsay night, he was greeted with a standing ovation inside Tulane's McAlister Auditorium.

April 12, 2013

Tulane's David Napoli makes rapid improvement, >that spreads to the team in the East Carolina series
When senior left-handed pitcher David Napoli takes the mound on Sunday to start against East Carolina on the tail-end of Tulane's three-game set against Conference USA foe East Carolina, there are a few things to count on.

April 10, 2013

Tulane tests out new helmet designs
Things are changing at Tulane. The school is preparing for a move to the Big East in 2014, but before it does that, it's getting some fresh helmets to join the uniform craze that's been sweeping the country

April 9, 2013

Tulane RHP Alex Facundus undergoes surgery on arm Monday; out for season
The Tulane baseball team has played most or all of the season without pitchers Alex Facundus, Alex Massey and Andrew Reeves. But Green Wave Coach Rick Jones said on Monday that he expects none of them back this season after setbacks in their rehabilitations from various arm injuries

Women's national championship preview with Tulane's Lisa Stockton
Tulane women's basketball coach Lisa Stockton talked with sports reporter Rachel Whittaker on Monday to offer her insight on Tuesday's national championship game between Connecticut and Louisville at 7:30 p.m.

April 2, 2013

Former Voice of the Green Wave, Bruce Miller, dies at age 81; remembered fondly by Tulane community
The top memory of Bruce Miller for many Tulane sports fans is hearing the way he called the Dec. 1, 1973 Green Wave football game against LSU.

Tulane's Rick Jones maintaining faith in his team at 15-15
New Orleans, La. - The college baseball season is at the midway point and with a record of 15-15, 3-3 in Conference USA, the Tulane Green Wave are in unfamiliar territory.

March 28, 2013

Tulane's baseball team eager to get on track with C-USA series at Rice
Times-Picayune Tulane's Andrew Garner is considering growing out his beard again. The team's Friday ace Tony Rizzotti is thinking about buying the hitters dinner.

March 26, 2013

Tulane's Porras, LSU's Sagstrom tie for second in LSU Tiger Golf Classic
Tulane's Maribel Lopez Porras and LSU's Madelene Sagstrom tied for second place and the 25th-ranked Lady Green Wave placed second as a team in the LSU Tiger Golf Classic at the University Club in Baton Rouge on Sunday. Porras and Sagstrom both were 5-over-par 221 in the 54-hole tournament.

LSU, Tulane turn to Parkview pitchers
The Advocate LSU and Tulane both plan to hand the baseball to a former Parkview Baptist pitcher for their game Tuesday night at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans.

Tulane and LSU collide for the first time in 2013, with two Parkview Baptist alums in the spotlight
No. 2-ranked LSU heads down I-10 to face Tulane at 6:30 p.m. at Turchin Stadium, the start of a four-game road trip for the Tigers and four-game grind unlike any other this season for the Wave.

March 25, 2013

Tulane makes up for Saturday's poor performance with a series-clinching 3-2 win against Memphis Sunday
Consider the Tulane fan base officially motion sick. The Green Wave baseball team has taken its faithful on a heck of a roller coaster ride in the past week and that topsy-turvy feeling didn't stop on Sunday in front of Turchin Stadium's 2,022.

March 21, 2013

Tulane men's basketball beats South Alabama, 84-73, for CIT win
Tulane's first postseason game in 13 years was one they'll like to look back on. The Green Wave never trailed Wednesday night in eliminating South Alabama from the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, 84-73, at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Tulane women's basketball begins third straight WNIT on Thursday against Sam Houston State
Tulane coach Lisa Stockton wore something special to the Green Wave's practice Wednesday, the day before its WNIT opener against Sam Houston State.

March 20, 2013

Tulane men's basketball team gets a crack at postseason success against South Alabama on Wednesday in CIT first round
Kendall Timmons' five-year stint on the Tulane men's basketball team almost had an inglorious finish.

Tulane's future conference, armed with ESPN television deal, will be renamed by May
The Big East conference's new name won't be decided for another month or two, but Tulane's future conference has signed a new television deal with ESPN through the 2019-20 school year. Both parties expressed satisfaction with the agreement, saying it will pave the way for advancement in the conference.

March 19, 2013

Tulane hoping to build on two-game win streak against UNO on Tuesday
Every midweek game looms like a monster for the Tulane baseball team (12-10). And it isn't just because the NCAA selection committee hasn't picked the Green Wave for a regional field in the past four years. The Green Wave opens up Conference USA play this weekend by hosting Memphis and the hitting has been sporadic at best.

Tulane women's basketball earns WNIT berth, will host Sam Houston State on Thursday
Lisa Stockton confidently asserted after her Tulane team's first-round exit at the Conference USA tournament last week that the Green Wave could still have a shot at the postseason. She was right.

March 18, 2013

Tulane offense comes alive Sunday for 8-3 victory vs. UTSA to clinch series
But the luck of the Irish was with Cannizaro and the beleaguered Tulane hitters on St Patrick's Day Sunday, however. Cannizaro cranked his first career grand slam squarely over the left field wall to help the Green Wave to an 8-3 victory on Sunday against UTSA to clinch the series at 2-1.

Tulane men's basketball elicits first postseason basketball berth since 2000
Tulane men's basketball team will be playing in the postseason for the first time since 2000 after its 19-14 campaign. The Green Wave announced its acceptance of a CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) bid on Friday afternoon. Tulane's 19 wins are the most in 13 seasons.

March 14, 2013

Tulane women's basketball embarks on Conference USA tournament in Tulsa
Senior guard Olivia Grayson thinks fondly of her freshman season at Tulane, and with good reason. It ended with a victory in the Conference USA tournament in Tulsa, Okla.

Tulane men's basketball team wins thrilling C-USA Tourney opener
The Tulane men's basketball team did something on Wednesday night it hasn't done in four years - extend its season. The Green Wave defeated Marshall, 66-64, Wednesday night in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Green Wave has not won a C-USA tourney game since 2009.

March 13, 2013

Tulane hoping for some March madness to strike in first round of Conference USA Tournament on Wednesday
On the eve of the Conference USA men's basketball tournament, inspiration is everywhere. It is in Josh Davis' backyard, as a matter of fact. The Tulane junior forward, who was named to the All C-USA first team on Monday, saw a friend from his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina, punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

Tulane women like chances in C-USA tournament
The Advocate
When Tulane topped off its 2010 Conference USA regular-season women's basketball championship by winning the league tournament and advancing to the NCAA tournament, then-freshman guard Olivia Grayson figured this was the way it would be for the rest of her college career.

March 11,2013

Tulane freshman Tim Yandel's game-winning hit propels Tulane past High Point, 11-10
Tulane and High Point combined to score 11 runs in the Friday and Saturday games of their weekend series at Turchin Stadium. Sunday's game couldn't have been more different.

Tulane baseball players shave their heads for pediatric cancer research
After pulling off a whirlwind 11-10 victory Sunday against High Point, some members of the Tulane baseball team have a lot less hair. Players shaved their heads after the game to increase awareness for pediatric cancer, raising more than $10,000 in the process.

Tulane junior Josh Davis makes first-team All Conference USA
Tulane junior forward Josh Davis earned a spot on the Conference USA First-Team, which was announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Sophomore point guard Ricky Tarrant was honored as well, making the league's second team.
March 5, 2013

Tulane baseball shuts out Northwestern State, 3-0
What a difference six days makes. The Tulane baseball team's previous home game Feb. 27 against UNO snapped a four-game losing streak.

Tulane women's golf team jumps into Top 25 this week
Times-Picayune The Tulane women's golf team jumped seven spots in the Golfweek.com rankings this week to 24th after last week's fourth place finish in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship. Four Green Wave golfers are now among the top 125 in the nation.

March 4, 2013

Tulane quarterback Nick Montana scores two touchdowns in Saturday's spring game
Long after the Tulane spring game ended on Saturday at Tad Gormley, there was still a swarm of fans around Nick Montana. He seemed confused by the fuss, but flashed an easy smile throughout, laughed, and signed footballs, T-Shirts and chatted.

Tulane women's basketball sends seniors out on a high note by beating Southern Miss 80-69
The Tulane women's basketball team led by 12 points in the waning minutes on Senior Day against Southern Miss, and Coach Lisa Stockton turned to the Devlin Fieldhouse crowd behind her and raised her arms to pump up the fans even more.
March 1, 2013

Tulane baseball down four pitchers early in the season
Just eight games into Tulane's 2013 season, coach Rick Jones has injury concerns on his hands. The team is missing four pitchers, most recently senior right-hander Tyler Mapes, who Jones said may be done for the season because of an arm injury he suffered Tuesday against Nicholls State.

Feb. 28, 2013

Tulane's Devin Powell doesn't get all the attention, but he is in the quarterback battle this spring too
Times-Picayune Every day after spring practice, Tulane quarterbacks Coach Mike Neu has a quarterback competition. He includes himself, too, for he was a former passer. He, Nick Montana, Devin Powell and Jordy Joseph all try to hit the cross bar of the uprights with a long pass, all launching from the same point.

Lewis: Tulane men's basketball sets sights on postseason
The Advocate
"Tulane basketball" and "postseason tournament." Now those are two phrases which haven't been used in the same sentence in a while -- 13 years to be exact. But for the first time since Perry Clark's final team made the NIT in 2000, the Green Wave is at least in the conversation.

Tulane baseball holds off UNO in close duel, 5-3
Times-Picayune Tulane would have taken a win just about any way it could get one Wednesday afternoon against city rival UNO. Things looked grim early for Tulane, as UNO scored three runs in the second inning off Tulane starter Daniel Rankin.

Feb. 27, 2013

Tulane finishes fourth in Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf tournament
A fourth-place finish in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship would have looked pretty good to Tulane women's coach Andrew Pratt before the tournament started. But not after.

Green Wave effort for football improvement a work in progress this spring
One of the greatest spring practices in the history of Tulane football might be taking place right now. But you and I would never know it. The Green Wave is practicing at the Saints facility in Metairie where practices have been closed to the media and the public. That will change Saturday, when the Green Wave will host a scrimmage outside at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Feb. 26, 2013

Tulane grabs first round lead of Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf tournament
Led by freshman Emily Penttila, the Tulane women's golf team took the first round lead of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship at English Turn on Sunday.

Tulane players practiced harder on Monday when New Orleans Saints receiver Marques Colston watched some of their spring practice
The Tulane program has perhaps the best setup in all of college football for spring practices. With construction ripping up its old practice field on campus, the team is spending most of its allocated spring workouts at the New Orleans Saints practice facility on Airline Dr. in Metairie. Last Monday, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton wandered in to watch some Green Wave practice. This Monday, Saints receiver Marques Colston got a peek.

Feb. 25, 2013

Tulane men's basketball defeats Rice 89-64 on the road Saturday night
The Tulane men's basketball team's 89-64 victory over Rice on the road Saturday gave the Green Wave program it's most wins in a season since 1999-2000.

Tulane grabs first round lead of Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf tournament
Led by freshman Emily Penttila, the Tulane women's golf team took the first round lead of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship at English Turn on Sunday.

Feb. 20, 2013

UNO Women's Tennis Pays Visit to Crosstown Rival Tulane
The New Orleans women's tennis team will face a stern test as it seeks its second win in a row, visiting No. 57 Tulane on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. dual at City Park.

2013 NCAA spring football: Tulane looks for second-year leap
USA Today
That gives Tulane eight seasons in a row with eight or more losses. When is this trend going to change? Sooner rather than later, perhaps. Bear with me.

Tulane Green Wave rallies to 5-3 win over Southeastern Louisiana in home opener
It wasn't quite the beginning Tulane right-hander Tyler Mapes had in mind Tuesday when the Green Wave went down against Southeastern Louisiana by two runs in the top of the first inning. But then Mapes, who surrendered two hits in the first, settled down, threw strikes, trusted his defense and eventually the Green Waves bats came to life in a 5-3 home-opening win over the Lions at Turchin Stadium.

Feb. 19, 2013

Tulane baseball faces familiar foe in first midweek game: Southeastern Louisiana
Tulane Coach Rick Jones and his baseball club have a good news, bad news scenario heading into their first midweek contest against regional foe Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday.

Former pitcher Micah Owings trying to become a full-time position player
Washington Post
The work is what Micah Owings missed most. Being a pitcher meant a structured, protective routine, a limit to how much baseball he could play. Being a hitter means all the batting practice he wants, extra groundballs after workouts, staying late to catch more flyballs. "That's what I'm looking forward to," Owings said. "Getting after it and working."

Tulane quarterback Nick Montana 'accurate' at Monday's spring football practice; star guests on hand to watch
Nick Montana, Tulane's newest quarterback, had some extra incentive to perform well in Monday's spring football practice. As if the quarterback battle between him and Devin Powell wasn't enough. Mom, dad, and Mr. Payton were watching. Nick's father, Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, his mother Jennifer and even New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton came to watch some practice in the Saints practice facility on Airline Drive.

Feb. 18, 2013

Tulane's Jordan Sullen returns to the program and an intense depth-chart competition
While his teammates were busy playing football over the past year, senior Jordan Sullen couldn't have been further from the field. In other words, Sullen could not have been further from what he loves.

Tulane crowned winner of baseball tournament in Texas
Tulane was declared the winner Texas State baseball tournament Sunday evening, after going 2-1 in games over the weekend at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas.

Robert Turchin, philanthropist, dies at 90
Big News Network
Robert L. Turchin, the namesake of a Tulane University baseball stadium and business library, died peacefully at the age of 90, his family said.

Feb. 15, 2013

Tulane opens its season with high hopes for a post-season bid
There is a quiet confidence about this 2013 Tulane baseball team. The club, though infused with fresh talent that will be used in this weekend's starting lineup, has some swagger.

Tulane women's hoops capitalizes on Rice turnovers to win, 61-45
Rice snagged nine more rebounds than Tulane in their Valentine's Day showdown in New Orleans, but Tulane capitalized on 20 Rice turnovers and racked up 16 fastbreak points en route its second win against the Owls this season.

Feb. 14, 2013

Tulane rises early for spring practice
The Advocate
Good thing for Tulane's Julius Warmsley that he's an early riser. Because if you want to play football for the Green Wave, you have to be.

Tulane quarterback battle begins with the first day of spring practice
The open of the Tulane spring football campaign is basically code for one phrase this season: quarterback battle.

Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf event will feature impressive field
The Tulane women's golf team got off to a good start in spring season Tuesday by finishing second in the UCF Challenge at Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.

Feb. 13, 2013

Tulane carries a two-game winning streak heading into Southern Miss game Wednesday
Tulane went from a two-game slide to a two-game winning streak after defeating Houston on the road, 88-85, on Saturday.

Tell us: Who is Tulane's all-time best running back?
Tulane's spring football practice starts today, so we'll continue our look at some of the school's all-time greats. Tulane's rich football history doesn't just include standout quarterbacks.

Tulane football will begin spring campaign Feb. 13 at New Orleans Saints practice facility
he Tulane football team will begin its second spring season under coach Curtis Johnson when the Green Wave takes the field on Wednesday, Feb. 13 for the first of 15 practices.

Tulane brings new higher tempo offense to Southern Miss for Wednesday's game
The Tulane men's basketball players were weaving through Mardi Gras crowds on Tuesday morning in making their way to the Hertz Center for a final practice before heading to Hattiesburg for Wednesday's big game.

Feb. 8, 2013

Tulane women's basketball knocks off C-USA foe UTEP, 56-49
Olivia Grayson affirmed why Tulane women's basketball coach Lisa Stockton loves to put the ball in her hands with the game on the line. She pulled her team through in the clutch against one of Conference USA's best teams.

Feb. 7, 2013

Tulane's offense revs up in 91-75 C-USA victory against Marshall
With the confetti of National Signing Day still essentially flittering in the Uptown air and Mardi Gras parades rolling down its streets, the Tulane men's basketball team decided to join the party.

Feb. 6, 2013

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones highlights 2013 club on Baseball Media Day on Tuesday
Ten days away from the season opener, Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones talked about the potential of his 2013 club and how he has adjusted the program to gain better RPI footing come NCAA regional selection time.

Feb. 5, 2013

Texas vs the Nation provides chance for college players to impress scouts
Allen High School's glitzy new $60 million stadium is home to a college senior all-star game this week. "Oh my gosh, this is unreal," said Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin. "I can't believe it. I took pictures and sent to my brothers and sisters. We thought our high school was pretty big and pretty cool, but this is unbelievable."

Tulane pole vaulter Merritt Van Meter breaks school record in New Mexico Collegiate Classic
Tulane sophomore pole vaulter Merritt Van Meter broke the school record for the second time this season by clearing 4.05 meters (13' 3½") during the second day of the New Mexico Collegiate Classic on Saturday.

Feb. 4, 2013

With life changed forever, Devon Walker talks about his future
By now, you probably know the story of Tulane University football player Devon Walker. On Sept. 8, 2012, his life was at a crossroads.

Lead Super Bowl 2013 official Jerome Boger connected to Tulane
The lead official in Super Bowl 2013 - Jerome Boger - has some Tulane connections. His son, Tra Boger, is a former standout Tulane defensive player.

Tulane president, Big East commish trade emails about long-term vision
CBS Sports
Cowen emailed Genshaft and Aresco on Dec. 30 and asked that Genshaft might consider adding the "New" Big East's core values -- "who we are" as a conference -- on the agenda for a Jan. 11 meeting of Big East presidents and athletic directors in Dallas. Without a clear vision, Cowen wrote, he worried about the long-term implications.

The mummies that attended three Super Bowls in New Orleans
Yahoo! Sports
In preparation for Super Bowl XLVII, the Baltimore Ravens practiced on the baseball field at Tulane University this week, and the NFL installed black netting up around the field so the team could keep its game plan secret. There is, after all, nothing like a Super Bowl surprise.

Feb. 1, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 will leave Tulane football fans pondering the possibilities
What if Jim Harbaugh had become the head football coach at Tulane? Don't laugh. It's not so far-fetched. In fact, it almost happened. Today Green Wave athletic director Rick Dickson can only shake his head at the big one that got away back in 2005.

Ravens notebook: Team shifts to Saints' practice facility
"The people at Tulane -- it has really been incredible what they've done there," coach John Harbaugh said. "They're building a new stadium -- an on-campus, 30,000-seat stadium. It's going to be first-class; it's going to be beautiful. The people are so nice, so professional. Everything has been great at Tulane. The facility is under construction right now, so that's a little bit tough."

Jan. 31, 2013

Super Bowls at Tulane Stadium lacked glitz, glamour of modern game but were still special
Jerry Romig is slight man hunched over now with age - 83 years to be exact. His voice is still strong but not as booming it was when it danced over the speakers at Tulane Stadium.

Ellerbe, Pitta work as Ravens practice in heavy winds at Tulane baseball diamond
Washington Post
The Ravens practiced for nearly 2 hours on a makeshift 80-yard field stretching across the outfield at Tulane's Greer Field baseball stadium.

Jan. 29, 2013

ESPN's 'Mike and Mike in the Morning' launches weeklong Super Bowl 2013 stand in New Orleans
Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic began their weeklong Super Bowl 2013 stand broadcasting "Mike and Mike in the Morning" from New Orleans with a visit from locals James Carville and Mary Matalin.

Jan. 28, 2013

Tulane Stadium left mark on New Orleans
It's quaint, narrow, this stretch of Willow Street, lined with colorful houses and dotted with puddles. A stray cat will scamper across if you wait long enough. The pavement buckles in spots, sinks in others, just as all roads in New Orleans are wont to do.

Jan. 25, 2013

Tulane baseball begins practice on Friday at Turchin Stadium
The team will have a little less than three weeks to prepare for their first game of the 2013 campaign. Practices will regularly take place at 2:15 p.m. at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium before the season begins

Jan. 24, 2013

Tulane will remain in the West Division in the reconfigured C-USA
Tulane has one more year left in Conference USA and it looks like it will remain in the West Division despite new teams entering this fall and others departing according to fbschedules.com.

Tulane's baseball venue -- Turchin Stadium -- will be Baltimore's practice field
About this time of year, the ping of aluminum bats can be heard from Tulane's Turchin Stadium as baseball season nears its open. But the whack-whack of shoulder pads? It's the smacks of Super Bowl.

Jan. 23, 2013

Tulane sees two new schools join C-USA: Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic
For weeks speculation raged that Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic would join Tulane in Conference USA. It's now official.

Jan. 22, 2013

Tulane's Josh Davis wins Conference USA Player of the Week honor
It wasn't a big surprise to see Conference USA honor Tulane forward Josh Davis with league Player of the Week on Monday. The 6-foot-8 junior out of Raleigh, North Carolina nearly achieved a triple-double.

Tulane stymies Memphis in women's basketball, 72-62
Missing its leading scorer and allowing a 13-2 run didn't prohibit the Tulane women's basketball team from pulling off its third straight Conference USA win Sunday at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Tulane fights off Tulsa and a former area prep star for its first C-USA win
Tulane had its share of local "swill" and thrill on Saturday against Tulsa in the Devlin Fieldhouse. The Green Wave weathered a hairy final minute of Saturday's Conference USA game against Tulsa in front of 2,147 for a 75-72 victory

Jan. 18, 2013

Tulane women's basketball holds off Rice, 69-65
Tulane remained unbeaten away from home Thursday night with a 69-65 Conference USA victory against Rice.

Jan. 17, 2013

Tulane DB Ryan Travis to play in Raycom All-Star game Saturday
Tulane defensive back Ryan Travis will be one of several