We here at YES are all for the change, especially in light of our previous list of Least Relevant Nicknames including the Hornets, but we decided to do some exhaustive research (read: spend half the day surfing Wikipedia) to see if the future Bayou Birds could’ve had a better nickname. What we found is that in terms of stateliness, Pelicans is probably as good as it gets … but there are a lot of other pro sports teams that could have it much, much worse.
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