It's a bird, it's a plane no, it's actually a bird. An angry one at that. The New Orleans Pelicans made their new name official and unveiled new primary and alternate logos.

Sports' Marc J. Spears, the organization is going to officially unveil a major mascot change on Thursday, as the team is set to become the New Orleans Pelicans: Hornets to announce new nickname of Pelicans, new logo tomorrow,source told Y! Sports.

During a packed news conference Thursday at the New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Hornets owner Tom Benson announced that he is changing the name of his franchise to the Pelicans and the new logos and colors, which are blue, red and gold, were

In a festive news conference Thursday afternoon at the New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Hornets owner Tom Benson announced that his team will be renamed the New Orleans Pelicans, effective next season, after they were

In the early 19th century, author Washington Irving generated publicity for his first major book by posting missing persons announcements around New York for Knickerbocker, a Dutch journalist visiting Manhattan. According to Irving, Knickerbocker left