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Mr. Cub, Mr. Sunshine, the Legend

Mr. Cub, Mr. Sunshine, the Legend

Danielle Katz

February 5, 2015

n Jan. 23, 2015, the world said goodbye to the legendary Ernie banks. At the age of 22, Banks began his first of 19 season in the MLB with the Chicago Cubs in September of 1953 and finished in 1971. He also played 11 seasons as a National League All-Star, and made his first appearance in an All-Star Ga...

NHL Mumps outbreak

NHL Mumps outbreak

Danielle Katz

December 18, 2014

n the past few months, 13 NHL players and two referees have been diagnosed with mumps. Mumps is a disease that causes a fever, body aches, malaise, and in about half of the cases recorded, parotitis which is swelling of the salivary glands. Most children get vaccines to protect them against mumps no...

Fantasy Masters: Week 15

Fantasy Masters: Week 15

Charlie Vavrick

December 14, 2014

Miami Dolphins (7-6) @ New England Patriots (10-3) Sunday 12 PM CST   Tyler’s Pick: New England Patriots   Why: New England is on top of the AFC and Miami is the last team that poses a challenge for them. They should be motivated against a division rival that made an incredible comeback...

The Latest in Netflix

The Latest in Netflix

Sarah Henderson

December 12, 2014

arlier last week, Netflix made its monthly addition of various new television shows and movies to their website. Seasons and episodes from currently running, popular television series were added, as well as recently released and highly rated movies. Typical of the release of unwatched and exciting op...

“Canon Purge,” and New Star Wars Comics

“Canon Purge,” and New Star Wars Comics

Eric Weideman

December 12, 2014

f you follow Star Wars, or Marvel Comics for that matter, you have probably heard about the recent Star Wars "canon purge," where Lucasfilm announced in April that all Star Wars material other than the Star Wars films, and TV shows, would be erased from continuity. This means all Star Wars books, co...

Fun Figures: Penguin

Fun Figures: Penguin

Taylor O'Donnell

December 2, 2014

Here's how to make a clay penguin for the holidays! [metaslider id=12036]

It’s time for Johnny football

It’s time for Johnny football

Adam Reckamp

December 2, 2014

ack at the beginning of the NFL season, some three months ago, Johnny Manziel was still playing like an inexperienced college quarterback and lost a quarterback competition to career backup Brian Hoyer. Then the unthinkable happened, Brian Hoyer played out of his mind and led the Browns to a 6-3 record at...

Celebration gone wrong

Celebration gone wrong

Danielle Katz

November 18, 2014

hen you think of the word celebration, you usually think of happy things like confetti, parties, and friends. Celebrations usually do not have bad outcomes, however for the Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston it did. Late in the fourth quarter of the Bears versus Patriots game, Houston made hi...

All You Need for Winter

All You Need for Winter

Camille Paddock

November 18, 2014

he snow is starting to fall, the temperatures have dramatically dropped, and that means one thing: Winter is coming. The most common thing on anyone’s mind is about staying warm, but what if you could do just that and be stylish at the same time? Layering We all know how cold the winter months ca...

Five predictions for the upcoming NBA season

Five predictions for the upcoming NBA season

Adam Reckamp

October 28, 2014

ith the 2014-2015 NBA season tipping off tonight, here are five bold predictions for the upcoming season. 1.  Spurs will repeat as champions I’m just going to get my one obvious prediction out of the way. The Spurs won the NBA finals last season with the largest margin of victory in NBA Fina...

Fantasy Masters: Week 8

Fantasy Masters: Week 8

Tyler Watkins

October 23, 2014

San Diego Chargers (5-2) @ Denver Broncos (5-1) Thursday 8:25 PM CST   Tyler’s Pick: Chargers   Why: San Diego is going to be out for revenge after losing last week. Philip Rivers is a legitimate MVP candidate and should shred the Denver secondary. The Chargers have a vastly improved...

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