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Final Project Brainstorm

I am still unsure of what I would like to do for my final project. I have been trying to observe things around campus and Duluth looking for a need my website could fill. 424 more words

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How We're Different

Most websites in the general interest area of mine fall into either category that I cover — sports or music. I not only cover both, which some of the other sites do, but I often intertwine the two in ways others do not. 159 more words


'Spider-Man: Homecoming' And 'Baby Driver' Aren't Great Films And That's OK

Because they are great movies.

It seems today theaters are reserved for a very finite number of genres.

There’s the thought provoking young adult tear jerker, the epic ( 952 more words


Frank Deford's final public words

Almost fifteen years ago, I attended a public lecture by Frank Deford, who applied his winding wit and signature vocal timbre to the athletic matters of the day: drugs, collegiate sports, and, of course, soccer culture, his great nemesis. 725 more words


Dear ESPN: find Harris Wittels’ wrestling figures

Bill Simmons hosted Aziz Ansari on his podcast on May 11 ahead of Ansari’s second season of the masterful Master of None (more on that season soon). 540 more words


Oral Histories are All the Rage and Need to Stop

I blame Bill Simmons and Grantland for many things including the current trend of smug, middle-aged, white men from New England telling everyone with whom they cross paths that their opinion is the most real and relevant.  344 more words


Twitter roasted Bill Simmons after he took a shot at one of his former writers

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons both baffled and ticked off the Internet with one simple tweet on Tuesday:

Jonah – we don't work together anymore, you can't just take my trade value idea/format and write it for another website.

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