It is a Nike font (Ithaca).
The font is called "New York" or "New Yorker"....
New Roman Times
New York Times Roman is usually considered the standard font.
Times New Roman Font 11 or 12
Times New Roman 12 pt font
The font used by the New Orleans Hornets for their logo is not known. Rockwell condensed in bold is a font that is similar to the font used by the New Orleans Hornets, who are now known as the New Orleans Pelicans.
Looks like Trajan Pro to me. it's actually a font created by James Montalbano from Terminal Design. terminaldesign.com Not sure what it's called but at least that's a start.
Times New Roman is usually the acceptable font for homework.
You use any font that you want. Typically though it is one that looks about the same as Times New Romans, which is the default font on many programs and computers.