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Week 2

I Got You: NFL Week 2 Investment

It only takes 52.4% winners to break even in sports investing at the standard 11 to 10 odds (that’s 11 wins and 10 losses, which is 52.4%). That is, 52.4% is the cutoff for earning profits. A noticeable return is made at 55% (5 wins and 4 losses). Our goal...

privilege

A Working Understanding of Privilege

Police in Texas arrested 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed of Irving for building a clock. Ahmed has a keen interest in robotics and engineering, and put the device together on Sunday. He took it to school the next day, was pulled out of class, interviewed by police officers, and taken in handcuffs...

Week 1

I Got You: Week 1 Fantasy Recap

We’re in 8 leagues. These are our thoughts week to week. Fantasy Record 1-7   Quarterbacks I ended up with Rodgers, Jameis and Romo. The “worst” performance was Jameis and he got 18 points making him a starter in 16 team leagues. We’re confident in our quarterbacks.   Running Backs...

slim jesus

Drill Time: Why Slim Jesus Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

In a phone interview with Complex, we learn Slim Jesus is an 18 year old rapper from Hamilton, Ohio. Apparently, he’s only been seriously rapping for the last couple of months, but has been making music for a few years now. He makes drill music now because that’s what he...

Jack'N For Beats

The Breeze: What Is Jack’N For Beats?

KTB discusses the Jack’N for beats rap battle competition with Jack Daniels representative, A&R veteran AJ Ahmed and 2015 Competition winner Jadon Woodard.     AJ Ahmed A.J. Ahmed is A&R and Judge for Jackn4beats/Atlantic Records. He’s the Brand Manager for DJ Envy, and a former A&R for Violator Management....

St. Paul's

KTB Political Roundtable: St. Paul’s and Trump

This week’s KTB Political Roundtable discusses the prep school rape trial verdict and of course, everyone’s guy Donald Trump. We sneak some Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren in as well.     St. Paul’s Former St. Paul’s School student Owen Labrie was acquitted of raping a 15-year-old girl in a...

pick 8

I Got You: Fantasy Football 2015 – Round 1, Pick 8

  We use a 12 team snake draft in the Yahoo Fantasy Football format.   Round 1, Pick 8 Gronk. He’s the guy and Garropolo looks better.   Round 2, Pick 17 Matt Forte will run and receive at his usual clip. John Fox is emphasizing the run for the...

michael vick

Hating Michael Vick Is Hating Yourself

  The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Michael Vick. Online petitions, Facebook pages, and even a rally ensued to prevent the Steelers from signing him, in other words, effectively making a living.   America Key goals of our criminal justice system include preventing crime; protecting the public; supporting victims of crime, their...

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When White People Weren’t White

  America would be a grand land if only every Irishman would kill a Negro, and then be hanged for it. I find this sentiment generally approved. – William Freeman (1881) The largest mass lynching in U.S. history took place in New Orleans in 1891 — and it wasn’t African-Americans...

Pick 12

I Got You: Fantasy Football 2015 – Round 1, Pick 12

  We use a 12 team snake draft in the Yahoo Fantasy Football format.   Round 1, Pick 12 No Gronk available. Odell Beckham Jr. was the highest rated player left, and I always go upside.   Round 2, Pick 13 C.J. Anderson was the obvious pick here. I am...