Kings of Leon and Getting Cheap Heat

Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill may not enjoy professional wrestling -- that seems abundantly clear from a tweet he fired off Sunday evening. https://twitter.com/youngfollowill/status/861382517219373057 The irony is twofold: Firstly, Kings of Leon sounds like the kind of the 2000s rock band that would provide the opening theme music for RAW. Secondly, Followill unintentionally mastered…

NEC Social Media Day Shows Possibilities in Digital Sports

Northeast Conference director of communications and social media, Ralph Ventre, refers to the burgeoning frontier of online platforms as "the great equalizer." "It allows a league like the Northeast Conference to get its message out just as effectively as the SEC would," Ventre said. Thursday's NEC Social Media Day -- which begins at 11 a.m.…

Bovada Heisman Odds: Latvia’s Chief Export

Bovada released updated Heisman odds Thursday. These will not impact the illustrious CFB Huddle Heisman Top 10 projection, but they might save the struggling Latvian economy. Despite what some sports media outlets are likely to tell you about these Heisman odds, which have LSU running back Leonard Fournette at a 9/2 favorite, they are not…

Remembering Who’s Now, The Summer of ESPN Discontent

Who's Now: two words that send a chill up the spine of many a sports fan. Summertime brings with it a lull in the sports calendar, but the 24/7 sports #content machine does not relent with the conclusion of the NBA Finals. As the flagship of the sports media fleet, ESPN has attempted various gimmicks…

An Ode to Verne Lundquist

Verne Lundquist will no longer be the voice of SEC football, CBS Sports public relations announced Tuesday. The man affectionately dubbed "Uncle Verne" deserved an announcement ahead of the season, because he deserves his final campaign to be a victory lap. Verne Lundquist steps down from SEC ON CBS following 2016 season. Brad Nessler to…