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NBA Reporter Craig Sager Passes Away At Age 65

Today, in the late afternoon, legendary NBA reporter Craig Sager passed away after a long bout with acute myeloid leukemia. Sager was 65 years old. President of Turner Sports David Levy, Sager’s employer for decades, addressed his passing in a public statement. “Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to all of us,” said Levy. “There will never be another Craig Sager. His incredible talent, tireless work ethic and com

Official Trailer Released For ‘Dunkirk,’ Featuring Tom Hardy And Harry Styles

Wednesday, an official trailer was released for Christopher Nolan’s 2017 film, Dunkirk. The trailer for Dunkirk, which is still experiencing an internet buzz, comes about four months after an official teaser for the film was released by Warner Bros. Christopher Nolan does not make small, subtle projects. With one look at the trailer, it is apparent that Dunkirk will follow Nolan’s filmography of high-budget, high-action films. Nolan, whose films have grossed over $4.2 billion worldwide, accordi

Childish Gambino ‘Awaken, My Love!’ Album Review [Opinion]

Earlier this week on December 2, Donald Glover released his third studio album, Awaken, My Love!, under his rap name, Childish Gambino. Awaken, My Love! is an eleven-track, 48-minute album with two singles, “Me and Your Mama” and “Redbone.” Gambino marketed Awaken My Love! with a three-day concert at Joshua Tree dubbed Pharos. Gambino also released a Pharos app where users could buy tickets and find out details about the upcoming concert. As reported by Complex, Gambino recently updated the Pha

How Will Donald Trump’s Presidency Change The Film And Television Industry?

For better or worse, Donald Trump will be the President of the United States for at least the next four years. The effects of Trump’s term will be seen in almost every institution across our country and across the globe per The Atlantic. One overlooked portion of society that will be changed by Trump’s presidency is the film and television industry. Without predicting the success or failures that may occur during Trump’s presidency, the current social climate for many in the United States is al

Trump’s Plans For Global Warming Regulations

One of President-elect Trump’s first moves regarding global warming regulations has been selecting Myron Ebell to lead the administration transition for the Environmental Protection Agency, reported by the Pacific Standard. An election which focused more on theatrics than actual human issues failed to give the subject of global warming much attention at all. For environmentalists, the few conversations President-elect Trump has had about global warming are cause for concern. President-elect Tr

2016 NBA Draft Preview: With Insight From ESPN's Fran Fraschilla

With the NBA Draft Combine beginning today and running until May 16, it is finally appropriate to speculate about the NBA Draft. Unlike last year where Karl-Anthony Towns was the consensus first pick leading into the draft, Duke’s Brandon Ingram has closed the gap on LSU’s Ben Simmons for the top pick with strong ACC and National Tournament play. The Philadelphia 76ers have the best chance of acquiring either Ingram or Simmons at number one. “Simmons is a once every five to 10 years type of dr

New York Knicks: What If NY Didn’t Draft Kristaps Porzingis?

Jun 25, 2015; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Kristaps Porzingis is escorted onto the stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number four overall pick to the New York Knicks in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports New York Knicks: What Every Starter Has To Prove by Maxwell Ogden As a lifelong New York Knicks fan, I am now a devout servant to God-Zingis. Kristaps Porzingis was drafted at No. 4 overall by the Knic

The Weeknd Releases New Album ‘Starboy’

Earlier today the Weeknd released his new album Starboy to multiple streaming services. Starboy, the Weeknd’s third studio album, lists 18 tracks with features from Daft Punk, Future, Kendrick Lamar and Lana Del Rey. Similar to Frank Ocean and Kanye West, the Weeknd released a visual accompaniment to his album. A twelve-minute short film titled “MANIA” was released earlier this week. Like several of the Weeknd’s past videos, “MANIA” is a gory tale, one that features sleek cars, mountainous scen

‘Red Oaks’ Season 2 Added To Amazon Prime

The second season of the 1980’s coming-of-age tale Red Oaks was recently added in its entirety to Amazon Prime.With days getting shorter and weather getting colder, Red Oaks Season 2 is a perfect series to binge on a dreary day. Red Oaks shares the same time period as one of 2016’s most successful shows, Netflix’s Stranger Things. Like Stranger Things, Red Oaks is a nostalgic series featuring ’80s style, music and pop-culture references. While both shows share the same time period, the similari

Derrick Rose Found Not Liable In Rape Trial

Derrick Rose was found not liable in a civil trial that accused him and two friends, Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, of rape. A federal jury of six women and two men came to Rose’s not liable ruling after only thee hours of deliberation on Wednesday. Rose, who was acquired by the Knicks this summer, was accused of breaking into an ex-girlfriend’s apartment along with two friends and having sex with the woman, who will remain nameless, while she was incapable of consent. The woman claimed she c

A Cut Above

Look good, play good. This old adage has been brought to life by a local barber and the RIT Men’s Hockey Team. RIT enters this season as the favorite to win the Atlantic Hockey Conference Championship, a win would be their third AHC title in a row. A familiar face will be present at almost all of RIT’s home games this year. Anthony “Hammy Cuts” Marasco, a barber from Rochester sits near the ice at each RIT home game to support his friends and admire his work. Marasco lists almost all of Tiger

NBA’s Most Improved Players

With almost a fourth of the 2016-17 NBA season gone, several players are surprising the league by performing at higher levels than previously expected. Whether improvements are due to a change of scenery, a different role, or more refined skills, these players are exceeding expectations and making an early run at the NBA’s Most Improved Player. Fresh off one of the biggest defensive plays in NBA history, Love is continuing to ride the high from stopping Stephen Curry in game 7 of the NBA Finals

Post Malone Releases New Ablum, ‘Stoney’

Friday marked the release of Post Malone’s first studio album, Stoney. Post’s debut album includes 18 songs and features from Justin Bieber, Kehlani, Quavo, and 2 Chainz. Born Austin Richard Post, the 21-year-old rapper first became interested in music as a teenager, in the form of guitar. Post moved from Syracuse, New York to Dallas, Texas when he was 10 years old. While living in Texas, the future rapper became familiar with country music and was inspired by Johnny Cash and Hank Williams. A t

‘Atlanta’ By Donald Glover Continues To Succeed

FX’s new hit show Atlanta, created by Donald Glover, continues to succeed following its seventh episode on Tuesday night. In the unfortunate event that you’re not familiar with Atlanta, here is your chance to catch up. Atlanta is the latest in a stable of truly unique FX shows. In an era where there is more television programming than ever before thanks to hundreds of cable networks and streaming services, FX has embraced bizarre, creative shows that stick out from the pack. Like fellow FX crea

J.Cole Releases New Album, ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

4 Your Eyez Only, J. Cole’s fourth studio album, was released earlier today. 4 Your Eyez Only is Cole’s first album since 2014 Forest Hills Drive, which if you haven’t heard, went platinum with no features. 4 Your Eyez Only was preceded by a 40-minute documentary titled Eyez, which was released on Tidal in early December. Eyez gave viewers a glimpse of what Cole has been up to since 2014 Forest Hills Drive, as well as behind the scenes footage of Cole in the recording studio. The songs “Everyb

Kid Cudi Releases New Album, ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin”

Late Thursday night, Kid Cudi released his sixth studio album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’. As reported by HypeBeast, This 19-track LP includes production from Dot da Genius, Plain Pat and Mike WiLL Made-It, with features from Andrè 3000, Travis Scott, Pharrell Williams, and Willow Smith. Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ comes at the end of what was a very interesting 2016 for Cudi. Musically, Cudi entered 2016 on a low point, having just released his least successful album to date. Cudi’s fifth

In Memory: Sean Taylor

Nine years ago today, Washington Redskins Pro Bowl safety Sean Taylor died from complications resulting from a gun shot to the leg by an armed intruder in his Florida home. At only 24-years-old, Taylor was emerging as one of the NFL’s top players at the time of his murder. Taylor’s death came not only as a tragedy to those around the NFL but to the entire city of Miami, where Taylor was considered royalty. The southern Florida city that built Taylor eventually tore him down. Born in Miami duri

Empire Of The Sun Release New Album ‘Two Vines’

Empire of the Sun released their new album, Two Vines, earlier today. Two Vines features 11 tracks, co-production from Peter Mayes, and contributions from Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, Wendy Melvoin of The Revolution, and former David Bowie collaborators Henry Hey and Tim Lefebvre. Two Vines comes as Empire of the Sun’s third studio album, preceded by Walking on a Dream and Ice on the Dune. Singles “Walking on a Dream” and “We are the People” from Walking on a Dream helped the Australian

Early Season NBA MVP Predictions

With most teams about 15 games into the season, statistical trends can now be recognized as pattern rather than anomalies. That being said, the race for NBA MVP is now becoming more clear, with five players leading the way. Entering this season, the Thunder replaced Kevin Durant with Victor Oladipo and Serge Ibaka with Domantas Sabonis, despite that, Oklahoma City is treading water at 10-8, thanks to Russell Westbrook. Without much scoring around him, defenses have been able to concentrate all

Kristaps Porzingis Shines In Second Season

Kristaps Porzingis enters today’s matinee game against the Atlanta Hawks in the midst of a sensational second season. Building off the success of his rookie campaign, Porzingis has managed to give Knicks fans hope in what has otherwise been a depressing start to the 2016-17 season. Despite bringing in a new head coach in Jeff Hornacek and adding veterans Courtney Lee, Brandon Jennings, Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose, the Knicks are currently in 10th place in the Eastern Conference with a 5-7 reco
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