Sneaks This Week: March 4th Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 cents: Why Jordans aren’t selling out Jordan brand has been on a market shaping tear since 1984. The cultural influence that a simple pair of sneakers has created is simply incredible. A pair of mint condition “black cement” Jordan threes from their original 1987 release are equivalent in value to a…

Bracketology

By Harris Hicks It’s almost here, basketball fans! The anticipated Selection Sunday is now just ten days away! This week, it was made apparent that the SEC is no longer a joke at basketball. They have two teams sitting in the top ten in RPI including a red hot Gator team in the top five….

A Watchers Guide To The 88th Academy Awards

By Justice Skinner The Oscars are finally upon us! It has been a crazy year defined by a gorilla named Harambe, a guy named Daniel’s white vans, and the future of the free world passing into the hands of Donald Trump. But despite the hysteria of the outside noise, the realm of cinema has had…

Throwing Heat In Heaven: The Story Of Jose Fernandez

By Brandon Liguori When the Florida Marlins drafted Jose Fernandez in the first round of the MLB draft back in 2011, the organization believed that he was the ultimate answer for a pitching staff with a lot of holes. His much anticipated debut came two years later, on April seventh, 2013, against the New York…

Sneaks This Week: February 25th Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 Cents: A rant and some advice from an insomniac who had no sneaker topics to write about this week. It is late night on Monday and Peyton Gallaher is engulfed by homework, general college leg work, and heaps of editing. He toils away, sitting at a desk while whittling at the…

Bracketology

By Harris Hicks There are only two weeks left until the start of the NCAA Tournament and the annual debates about who’s in and who’s out are beginning to heat up. From top to bottom, the NCAA Tournament field is a complete mess. There are no clear favorites and no team has separated themselves from…

Breaking Down Boogie To Bourbon Street

By Harrison Larner “Kings send Cousins to Pelicans in 5 player trade.” I sighed and went back to sleep. Inside my head, I was so mad at Dell Demps for trading Anthony Davis in exchange for a guy who is pretty similar to him in Demarcus Cousins. About thirty minutes later, I decided to look…

Kickers Are People Too

By Harrison Larner Recently one of my friends asked me, “If you are a four-star kicking prospect as a sophomore, doesn’t that mean you could be a scholarship kicker at any school you want?” If only it was that simple. Another one of my friends, a former soccer teammate, asked me, “If you can kick…

The Divided States of America

The United States 2016 Presidential election will go down in history as one of the most controversial, crazy, and tumultuous elections of all time. Both party’s nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, had very low public approval ratings, and most Americans were wondering how those two were able to even win their primaries. In the…

Sneaks This Week: February 11th Edition

2 cents: The “Just Don” is the greatest sneaker collaboration of all time   Don Crawley grew up on the South Side of Chicago witnessing Michael Jordan’s greatness first hand. Watching those dominant Bull’s teams of the 90s, a seed was planted in the mind of you Don as it was with so many others…

Super Bowl LI Preview

by Evan Oscherwitz How They Got Here: The Atlanta Falcons surprised the football world this year by winning the NFC thanks to a high-powered offensive attack led by NFL MVP quarterback Matt Ryan, wide receiver Julio Jones, and a prolific backfield tandem of Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman. Coming into the season, more people had…

Sneaks This Week: February 3rd Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 CENTS: Is the future of the sneaker industry in the hands of musicians? Ballers want to be rappers and rappers want to be ballers. Sports and music; two interconnected cultural aspects of life. Both music and sports are archaic in heritage, but are integral in determining what is considered relevant in…