•  

Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

One Month In, Silver Setting A Precedent

By | Mar 5, 2014

It’s only been just more than a month since Adam Silver took the reins from David Stern as NBA commissioner, but the 51-year old is already making his mark and showing receptiveness to more structural changes than the league has seen in years.

Oscars 2014: Morality and the Movies

By | Mar 4, 2014

Last night’s Academy Awards went off almost completely surprise-free, with only two upsets among the 24 awards: Spike Jonze’ win for Original Screeplay for Her over the completely shut-out American Hustle and “Mr.

The (Possible) Dingell Dynasty.

By | Mar 3, 2014

Married to the “Dean” of Congress, Deborah Dingell is looking for her turn in the political light. 

Crazy thing is happening in China, and I don’t even know what it is…

By | Mar 3, 2014

A horrendous act of crime was committed in Kunming, a city in Southwestern China.  

I’m Giddy Just Thinking About “The Basketball Tournament”

By | Mar 1, 2014

So this is incredibly cool.
On Friday, Grantland’s Zach Lowe reported the details of a forthcoming national basketball tournament open to all United States residents over the age of 18 and not an active NBA or NCAA player. 

Uganda celebrates “World Day of Social Justice” by signing anti-gay bill

By | Mar 1, 2014

Since 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nation has proclaimed 20 February as “World Day of Social Justice.” This is a day member states of the UN are invited to devote the day to promoting awareness for social justice.

Progress and Regress 4

By | Mar 1, 2014

For the fourth time, your weekly break-down of pop culture stories that mattered.

Why More Moves to the MLS Only Help Soccer in the States

By | Feb 28, 2014

Though the weather might indicate otherwise, we’re just about a week away from soccer season again here in the United States. 

Sochi a Missed Opportunity

By | Feb 28, 2014

The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia ended Sunday (Feb 23), much to the relief of networks that aren’t NBC, and to the chagrin of people who were finally, slowly, falling in love with the idea of seeing a different permutation of skiing every night.

Oy With the Princesses Already

By | Feb 27, 2014

Unless you haven’t been out in public or on the Internet for at least three months (in which case, thank you for choosing my blog as your triumphant return to cyberspace), you know that Disney’s Frozen is something of a cultural phenomenon.

Butter, Bacon and Basketball: The NBA Goes Paleozoic

By | Feb 25, 2014

It seems that during every Olympics the media acquires a brief fascination with the diets of the participants. 

Virginity testing.

By The Ithacan | Feb 24, 2014

Alright, so this post isn’t particularly related to the United States, but I think that it’s completely worth talking about.