Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Alabama Has 5 Underclassmen Entering The Draft

Alabama has 5 underclassmen entering the draft

The University of Alabama is celebrating yet another NCAA football National Championship. Year after year, the Crimson Tide rack up double-digit wins and championships, send players to the NFL and retool. Nothing’s different this season. Recently, the Tide announced it would be saying goodbye to five underclassmen, who will be joining certain seniors in hoping to be drafted to play at the next level.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Crawford Still Ready for Her Super Bowl Close Up After a Quarter Century

Crawford still ready for her Super Bowl close up after a quarter century

When Cindy Crawford appeared in a Pepsi ad back in 1992, she was already a popular model well on her way to becoming a household name. The commercial was a big win for Pepsi, instantly becoming an iconic advertisement, one that is always included in “best Super Bowl commercials” retrospectives along with Budweiser’s Clydesdales.

Monday, January 08, 2018

Arizona Coach Ousted

Arizona coach ousted

The Rich Rodriguez era is over in Arizona, as the coach was ousted after a disappointing season and amid allegations of running a “hostile workplace.” According to a report in the Arizona Daily Star, the “hostile workplace” allegation was made by a “former employee” and that lawsuit is forthcoming. That report went on to say the investigation included following up on allegations of sexual harassment from this employee. While the subsequent investigation did not find enough evidence to fire the coach, the university did express concerns over the “direction” of the program. Then fired Rodriguez anyway.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Step-up Marketing in 2018

Your brand may be on top of marketing, but even if you are, you probably can sharpen a few of your tools. Here are some suggestions for 2018. Just a little extra effort in these could pay off big.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Shopping Season Giving Certain Retailers a Big Boost

Shopping season giving certain retailers a big boost

As December is coming to a close, retailers are making a list – of sales – and checking them twice. Black Friday has become a month-long endeavor these days, and retail businesses desperately needed to keep those tills chiming through the New Year. For many, their holiday hopes have been answered.

Smart toys a concern for parents this holiday

Smart technology is amazing. These days, it’s also a security risk. While people have learned to be careful at ATMs and with their computers, many parents don’t even think about what might be happening inside the latest popular electronic toys. This holiday season, though, the FBI put out a warning that your children might be unwrapping hackers with their presents this year.

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Times Has a New Publisher

The Times has a new publisher

Most people knew it was coming, and now it’s happened. Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. has stepped away from the venerable New York Times, passing control over to his son, Arthur “A.G.” Gregg Sulzberger.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Baker Mayfield is Associated Press player of the year

Unless you are completely out of the loop on college football, you already know Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is having a pretty good year. The Heisman front-runner is headed into the NCAA playoff riding a wave of on-the-field success and off-the-field accolades. In the most recent attaboy for Mayfield, he has been named the Associated Press college football Player of the Year.