In stadiums and arenas across the country, players take the court or field and dazzle the crowds with their physical feats. However, another player is grabbing a bigger and bigger share of the spotlight at these venues: technology. Modern-day venues, both new construction and redesigns, are being tricked out with impressive Wi-Fi, video systems and more. These venues represent how technology is tr
By John Egan on Mar 05, 2015
The Kentucky Wildcats (24-0) kept their perfect season alive with a 71-69 win over the Louisiana State University Tigers Tuesday in Baton Rouge, holding on for the victory thanks to a missed 3-pointer by LSU guard Keith Hornsby. The Wildcats will try to make it 25-0 when they host the South Carolina Gamecocks Saturday afternoon. The only NCAA Division I men’s basketball team to attain perfection s
By Darren Richardson on Feb 11, 2015
Another Super Bowl Sunday, packed with winners and losers, has come and gone. But the winning crowd includes more than just the New England Patriots, and the Seattle Seahawks have plenty of company when it comes to losers. As the month of February continues, gamblers across the country are either rocking to the thrill of victory or reeling from the agony of defeat. In addition to the $100 million
By Darren Richardson on Feb 02, 2015
Imagine being an average, law-abiding citizen doing your civic duty and then being told my a judge that you are not allowed to watch the Super Bowl. Better yet, you're a juror on a trial in Boston, and your beloved Patriots are in the big game. Alas, the judge forbade it. No Super Bowl for you. That is what nearly played out for the jurors of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, but thankfully for th
By Greg Fortier on Jan 31, 2015
Super Bowl XLIX is shaping up to be one of the greatest Super Bowls in NFL history. The Seattle Seahawks and their dominant defense will take on the New England Patriots and all their cheating storylines coming into Sunday's battle in Arizona. In honor of this year's Super Bowl, I teamed up with the rapper Boy Pierce, whose NBA on NBC rap went viral recently. Listen in to our CBS Super Bowl rap wi
By Jake Brown on Jan 31, 2015
This plays out very much as you'd expect, and it's endlessly entertaining. Here are a few highlights: 3:20 Lynch "finishes" Gronk and walks out, too squeamish for the fatality. 4:00 Lynch reveals his love for Mario Kart -- Toad, in particular. 5:15 An uppercut to the groin leaves all three men reeling. 5:50 Another fatality shocks the guys to their core. 8:25 Gronk pays an homage to Lynch's recent
By Greg Fortier on Jan 31, 2015
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By Barry Eitel on Mar 31, 2015
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Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
I am a freelance writer with special interest in politics, economy, business, marketing, science and technology. I hold an MBA (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Ibadan with 20 years experience in start-up business and marketing management.
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Darren, also known as "Punditty," was managing editor of The American Pundit political writing contest in 2012-2013.
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