Monthly archives: December, 2017

Why Can’t the American Media Cover the Protests in Iran?

As widespread anti-regime protests in Iran continue on into their third day, American news audiences are starting to wonder why the US media has devoted so little coverage to such dramatic—and possibly history-making—events. Ordinary people are taking their lives in their hands to voice their outrage at the crimes of an obscurantist regime that has …

Mark Richt avoids ejection after grabbing official

After jumping out to a 14-3 lead in the FedEx Orange Bowl, No. 10 Miami saw its lead evaporate in the second quarter as No. 6 Wisconsin scored 21 unanswered points to take a 24-14 halftime lead. During the Badgers’ third touchdown drive of the quarter, Miami head coach Mark Richt was furious, as he …

Report | Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job

The Oakland Raiders are planning on offering Jon Gruden to become the team’s next head coach, according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN. The ESPN report states that the Raiders could even offer Gruden ownership stake in the team as a means to entice him to accept the role. It appears it’s not merely …

Saquon Barkley’s Fiesta Bowl performance a fine parting gift

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Penn State junior running back Saquon Barkley was non-committal before the Fiesta Bowl when discussing his future. “It’s hard because it’s right in front of you,” he said Thursday at the Camelback Inn in Scottsdale. “I’m human. I have taken time to think about it. I talked to [coach James] Franklin about …

Questionable Orange Bowl reviews fire up JJ Watt

The first half of the FedEx Orange Bowl between No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 10 Miami featured two close calls that required the use of replay, with one ruling being made in favor of the Hurricanes and the other for the Badgers. Both ultimately led to Houston Texans defensive end and Wisconsin alum J.J. Watt …

Bischoff | 5 things we learned scouting the Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memphis Tigers (10-3) vs Iowa State Cyclones (8-5) Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium – Memphis, TN 12/30/2017 Iowa State Cyclones (21) – Memphis Tigers (20) The Iowa State Cyclones made a lot of noise in the regular season, upsetting two top-five teams in a three-week span in October. They knocked off then No. 3 …

Photo Of The Day By Gosha L

Photo By Gosha L Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Bryce Canyon National Park” by Gosha L. Location: Utah. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to …

The 10 best games of 2017

2016 brought us amazing titles and new hardware like the PlayStation 4 Pro, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation VR, but 2017, somehow, was even better. Indie titles like Cuphead proved creativity is alive and well, while titles we expected to be good, like Destiny 2, somehow still managed to exceed expectations. Sprinkle in the most powerful …

Job hoppers, you’re (probably) playing a losing game

Employees at big tech companies tend to frequently switch jobs, a recent Business Insider article noted. People working for Uber stick around just over a year. Employees at Airbnb, Twitter, Snap, and Apple stay almost two years on average. To me, these results reconfirm that job hopping in tech is a thing. In some ways, …