The Film That Gives ‘Rocky’ a Run For Its Money

It is often said that nothing trumps a classic. 1976's Rocky is considered a classic by viewers and critics alike. Similar fighting movies have...

Pay for Play: A Look Inside E-Sports

When you hear the word sport, what comes to mind? Fields. Goal posts. Nets. Physicality. Athleticism. Now, a rapidly-growing phenomenon called e-sports is challenging...

What is the Key to the Jaguars’ Success?

Sitting atop the AFC South is something new for the team in Jacksonville. And it has been a long time coming for Jaguars fans....

Throwback Album of The Week: Illmatic (1994)

When it comes to individual years in Hip-Hop, 1994 is arguably the most important of all because of its potency. By then, the Gangsta...
Adam Thielen and more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8

Under-the-Radar Stars: Adam Thielen

Looking at this year's leaders in receiving yards, you'll see many of the usual suspects. Antonio Brown. De'Andre Hopkins. Julio Jones. But there is...

Godzilla & Remembering a Friend

We sat around Mike's basement, some on sofas while others sprawled out on the floor. We were high school freshmen. Once football season was...
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Why is Jidenna’s “Bambi” Not a #1 Hit?

While watching HBO’s Ballers one Sunday night, I noticed a song playing in the background.  I don’t normally pay close attention to the soundtrack...

Point Break is the Perfect Action Film

Bank-robbing surfers dressed as ex-presidents in suits?  A former college football star turned undercover FBI agent?  Sky diving without parachutes?  Patrick Swayze?  Gary Busey? ...

Buddy Holly Could Have Been Bigger Than Elvis

February 3rd, 1959. A small plane takes off around 1 o'clock in the morning. Light snow falls in the cold winter wind. A man...

El Torito: One of Baseball’s Polarizing Stars

It is a windy, rainy night in May. Eighteen thousand or so fans barely fill half the stadium. The hitter finds himself in a...