I'm a 24-year-old who just graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's degree in broadcast Journalism. I'm a grad assistant at ISU now pursuing my Masters in Sport Management. I aspire to be a sports reporter, so If you're in the position to hire... I'm your guy! I love the Bears, the Bulls, the Blackhawks and the Cubs. I like playing video games, and I love hip-hop music, specifically '90's rap. I blog on the side.
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My beloved Chicago Cubs made it back to the NLCS for the first time since 2003 (we all know what happened then). The problem for me was the timing of game one. I broadcast all of Illinois State’s volleyball games as a part of my graduate assistantship, and the Redbirds were playing Southern Illinois at the very same time the Cubs and Mets were playing at Citi Field in New York.
This year’s NBA Finals are just what America wanted, or at least what NBA fans wanted. It’s the best player vs. the best team; the home town hero, turned pariah, turned home town hero again; the baby-faced assassin/MVP who propelled his team to the Finals; LeBron vs. Curry; Good vs. Evil.
The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavs were playing a crucial game five on Tuesday night. The Bulls came out strong in the first quarter. The Cavs dominated in the second period. After the third quarter the Cavs led the Bulls 80-71.
Then the fourth quarter happened.
At first glance, it looked like Taj Gibson made a punk move and kicked the Cavs token scrappy-bad-try hard-energy guy Matthew Dellavedova, but upon replay the whole world saw what really happened. Continue reading →
Thursday night mark the start of the NHL for the rest of the league. That means the Blackhawks got their Stanley Cup campaign underway on the road against the Dallas Stars. Of course the awful Thursday Night Football game was on (last night wasn’t so awful though). Last night featured the Indianapolis Colts and the Houston Texans. Oh, and Kobe Bryant played his second preseason game and continued to look great. Continue reading →
A remix to Childish Gambino’s hit single 3005was released to the internet and SoundCloud today. Titled 3005 Pt. 2, it is similar to the first with remastered beats and “chipmunked” back-up-vocals. Childish does more singing than rapping in this mellow song. Enjoy. Continue reading →
Dr. Dre has made a fortune off of his popular noise-cancelling headphones Beats By Dre (Dre made a cool $620 million this past year). If you have watched NFL games the past two years you should have noticed commercials with NFL players like Colin Kaepernick and Richard Sherman wearing the slick headphones. Pretty much every player listening to music before and after games has picked Beats by Dre as their headphones of choice.
Let’s travel back to 1994 when the rap game was at its finest. Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie aka Big Papa, released his debut album Ready To Die and the lead single was Juicy. The song a was hit back then and it’s still popular today as it can still be heard on the airwaves. “It was all a dream…”