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NCAA hands down charges to Kansas

One of the most storied college basketball programs in the country received notice of allegations Monday from the NCAA. The allegations, levied against the University of Kansas, include a responsibility charge against Hall of Fame coach Bill Self. The notice also includes three Level 1 violations regarding recruiting and a lack of institutional...

Why is Endeavor Going Public?

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Endeavor, otherwise known as WME (William Morris Endeavor), Endeavor Content, and the owners of Miss Universe and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is pursuing an initial public offering (IPO) through the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The IPO and company value is set to create a market capitalization of $8 billion for Endeavor, a stunning...

What a Marrone! Jalen Ramsey Demands Trade

By: S.K. Patrick For the past year, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey has been at odds with the organization and head coach Doug Marrone. The situation reached its boiling point over the weekend when the two were seen yelling at each during their game against Houston. Following the fiery exchange,...

Who Is Mason Rudolph?

For the first time in 15 years, the Steelers’ quarterback position is in flux as Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season. Now, the starting job is at the feet of second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph. Selected in the third round of last year's draft, Rudolph made his debut going 12 of 19 passes...

Why are Streamers Limiting How We Consume Content?

Showtime releases many of its shows on its platform once per week.  Amazon releases its originals once per week, while it licensed television content is released all at once.  Netflix almost exclusively releases all of its shows at one time.  Hulu has a similar release policy.  Disney+ will likely follow Netflix in terms of its release policy.  Apple+ will implement a combination...

Louisville Tops the Hilltoppers

After defeating Eastern Kentucky University, the Louisville Cardinals beat the second of three in-state rivals this year after trouncing the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Saturday 38-21. In front of a crowd of 22,665 at Nissan Stadium, the 2018 rivalry was renewed. Dating back to 1922 with the Louisville Cardinals having an overall 20-12 record,...

In the Cards: Louisville ends ten-game losing streak with EKU defeat

After a promising showing against the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, the Louisville Cardinals took to the field Saturday to defeat an in-state, Eastern Kentucky Colonels team 42-0. Louisville’s ten-game losing streak ended under new head coach Scott Satterfield. The win, his first at Louisville, marks the first Cards shutout since a Florida...

Eat Zeke! Cowboys Sign Ezekiel Elliott

Well, the wait is finally over. Just under one week before the NFL regular season starts, the Dallas Cowboys and Zeke Elliott have agreed to a massive six-year, $90 million extension. In total, Elliott will be paid $103 million over eight years, with $50 million guaranteed. Per year, he’ll make $15 million. The...

Power of Podcast

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A podcaster calling on the power of podcasting may be like the pot calling the kettle black, however the power and influence of podcasts today is evident.  Recently, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) entered into a production and distribution deal with Endeavor, specifically their Audio Division that will feature superstar wrestlers on various podcasts.   Bill Simmons’ The Ringer Partners (formerly with Grantland) is...

Colt Chillin’: With Luck out, who’ll replace him?

In one of the most stunning moves in recent NFL memory, 29-year-old Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck officially announced his retirement from the league. Luck, who was the number one pick overall and one of the highest-paid NFL players, says he is, "mentally worn down" from numerous injuries that kept him out of...