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Jun23, 2018

Jameis Winston Faces 3-Game Suspension For Groping Uber Driver

The news of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston started brewing last night after the report surfaced by an ESPN radio commentator in Tallahassee. Back in November, an Uber driver, known as “Kate”, accused Winston of groping her while they…
Jun12, 2018

Delaware and New Jersey Legalize Sports Betting

Last Tuesday, Delaware became the first state outside of Nevada to offer sports betting. On this historic day, $322,135 of bets were placed, including a $10 bet on the Philadelphia Phillies by Delaware Gov. John Carney (Phillies won 6-1). This…
Jun08, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo resigns

Trust the Process, Sixers After an investigation about owning and running multiple anonymous Twitter accounts, 76ers president Bryan Colangelo announced his resignation on Thursday. The Ringer opened the investigation over the president after seeing multiple accounts such as Eric jr…
Jun08, 2018

Julian Edelman Faces a 4-game Suspension for Performance-Enhancing Substances

NFL sources announced on Thursday that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been issued a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. Edelman was quick to appeal. This is the first-time Edelman has tested positive for league banned…
Jun06, 2018

A reboot of the XFL is underway and will have a zero-tolerance policy National Anthem protests

The XFL, a professional American football league that only survived one season back in 2001, now has a scheduled reboot. Originally the league was run by the NBC and the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE). Vince McMahon, WWE’s…
May22, 2018

ESPN is capitalizing on popularity of the NBA

ESPN’s growth of NBA content is a slam dunk ESPN, the self-titled worldwide leader in sports, has added more NBA content than any other sport. First, in “Detail,” Kobe Bryant targets and analyzes various players in the current NBA playoffs.…
May17, 2018

Trending games “Fortnite” and “PUBG” are helping the gaming industry grow

If you’re ever around a friend who games even occasionally, chances are they’ve mentioned either “PUBG” or “Fortnite.” These games have taken the world by storm within the past eight months, with celebrities and athletes like Drake, Travis Scott, JuJu…
May16, 2018

Carolina Panthers bought by hedge fund founder for $2.2 billion

The Carolina Panthers are officially the most expensive franchise NFL team in history. After being purchased for $2.2 billion by David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, they have eclipsed the Buffalo Bills as the NFL team with…
Jul15, 2017

FanDuel and DraftKings Call Off Merger Plans Under Regulatory Pressure

FanDuel and DraftKings have made a joint decision to abandon efforts toward a merger that faced heavy opposition from federal antitrust regulators, Alex Schiffer of The Washington Post reports. The deal, which the companies agreed to pursue in November, would…
Jul10, 2017

Record $1.7 Million for Charity Speedrunning

During the seventh Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) Speedrunning marathon event, the charity was able to raise nearly $1.78 million from just over 30,000 people. This year’s charity donation reaches a new record high from last year, continuing an ever-growing…
Jul05, 2017

Tencent Market Cap $17.5B Drop

Tencent Holdings’ lost $17.5 billion of its market cap after a newspaper review described one of its products and harmful to teenagers. Tencent Holdings is the operator of China’s dominant social network, and is also known for being the publisher…
Jun26, 2017

Nintendo and Sony Switch in Market Cap

The Nintendo Switch has aided Nintendo’ s market capitalization surpass Sony’s company worth on the stock market. Nikkei reports Nintendo’s market cap reached 5.44 trillion yen on Friday, which is $48.9 billion, while Sony’s market cap as of Friday was $48.5…
Mar08, 2017

Nintendo Switch Will Leave a Bad Taste in Your Mouth

Nintendo’s gaming cartridges for the Switch will leave gamers with a bitter taste in their mouths. Literally. The company has reportedly added “the most-bitter chemical compound known to humanity,” to its cartridges for the Nintendo Switch. The chemical, denatonium benzoate,…
Feb01, 2017

Raiders Lose Casino Billionaire Investor for Las Vegas Stadium

After months of speculation, Sheldon Adelson confirmed he was backing out of the Raiders' stadium deal in Los Vegas, Nevada. The casino billionaire announced on Monday in a statement that he "will no longer be involved in any facet of…
Jan13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Now on Preorder

Nintendo fans are now able to preorder the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch has been described as a device that will not only allow you to game at home but on the go as well. Those who preorder are guaranteed to…
Dec11, 2015

The app to Boost Your Stories is Here!

There is no bigger turn off for anyone than telling a funny story whereupon a person utters the degrading phrase: ”Yeah, probably should’ve been there.” Well, those days are over! If you have never had one of your stories fall…
Sep21, 2015

Serena Williams Slams in Every Way

Sports Illustrated states that Serena Williams has one of the most sustained careers in the history of athletics. Williams who is not shy in the athletic world she is just as equal to the fashion world.  Not only is she…
Jun30, 2015

Jessica Cox Turns Pilot and Martial Artist Even Without Arms

Sometimes simply reading an inspirational story has the ability to uplift our moods and have a positive effect on our outlook of the day. One such story is about a woman named Jessica Cox. Jessica Cox is a 32 year-old…
Jun12, 2015

Video Game Hall of Fame Has Its First Exhibits

For gamer-nerds all over the world, the videogame hall of fame is truly a special kind of haven. In New York, the Strong Museum in Rochester was already the place of the National Toy Hall of Fame. As of now,…
Apr16, 2015

“Guitar Hero” is ready to give gamers a new experience

It is hard to imaging after almost ten years, how the popular video game series, “Guitar Hero” could possibly reinvent themselves, and develop new ideas for a platform that has essentially seen a long stream of repetitiveness. However, Activision has…
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