Murray looks on from the sideline during the combine. courtesy AZ Central

Murray skips drills at NFL combine

NFL expert Lindsey Prather covers how the 2019 Heisman winner’s lack of participation raises a debate about the limitations of professional football’s combine. The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine kicked off on Feb. 26 and lasted until March 4, providing some tangible numbers to judge the talent heading into April’s NFL Draft. A couple of storylines […]

India Launches Preemptive Strikes into Pakistan India’s military began launching cross-border strikes into Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday, Feb. 26. This comes after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised a strong response after 40 were killed in a suicide bombing on Feb. 14 by terrorists of the group Jaish-e Mohammed. Modi claimed that the strikes destroyed […]

Robert Kraft could face repercussions from the league and the law courtesy NBC News

NFL owner charged with soliciting prostitute

Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, was caught on tape in midJanuary allegedly attempting to pay for sex. The New England Patriots are grabbing headlines once again, only this time for all the wrong reasons. Owner Robert Kraft was arrested Feb. 22 and charged on Feb. 25 with soliciting a prostitute at […]

White House officials may have attempted to share nuclear weapon technology with Saudi Arabia On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings announced that he was opening an investigation into the reports that senior White House officials pushed for a policy of sharing U.S. nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia. Those officials advocated […]

Joe Haden tackles Rob Gronkowski. courtesy Sporting News

Season review: 2018 NFL rules favor offense

Football expert Lindsey Prather discusses how last season’s new rules instigated a record-breaking offensive show in professional football. The 2018 NFL season was one for the record books; there was a resurgence of mind-numbingly potent offenses and notable breakout performances, such as MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs. Unfortunately, despite all of […]

Journalist arrested in the Philippines Last Thursday, Feb. 14, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, who runs the newsite Rappler, was released on bail after being jailed on Wednesday on charges of cyber-libel. Ressa co-founded Rappler in 2012 after spending much of her career at CNN. In 2018, she was named one of Time Magazine’s People of […]

U.S. pulls out of Reagan-Gorbachev disarmament deal The United States pulled out of a 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia last Friday, Feb. 1 with the White House claiming that Moscow had violated the deal and deployed missiles that were banned in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Moscow denied any such breaches of the […]

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Gucci owner owes $1.6 billion in taxes The French-owned luxury goods group Kering disclosed that it is now facing a 1.4 billion euro back taxes claim by the Italian government. A subsidiary of Kering based in Sweden has been under investigation for some time on tax evasion elsewhere, but this more recent claim focuses on […]

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NFL considers reforms after blown call

Professional football expert Lindsey Prather discusses the consequences and possible rule changes to follow the egregious missed penalty in the NFC Championship. The NFL is currently dealing with yet another controversy regarding its officiating. The NFC championship had another miracle end their season in the playoffs. Only this time it wasn’t a miraculous play from […]