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A History of Bromance: Jimmy Butler and Mark Wahlberg

Jimmy Butler’s rise from homeless teenager to NBA All-Star has been a made-for-the-big-screen tale based on hard work and skill. It’s no wonder he was signed by Jordan, increased his brand value, and became a household name.  Jimmy Butler’s friendship with Mark Wahlberg isn’t quite as easy to explain.   With Entourage hitting theaters this weekend […]

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Butler may be a Bull now, he will always be a Warrior though.

Jimmy Butler’s playoff heroics for Chicago

It’s a slow time of the year right now for Marquette basketball, so sometimes throwing up a few highlights of a former player is what passes for content. It may not be terribly informing, but my goodness, was it fun to watch, particularly if you were a Bulls fan.  Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, a […]

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Negative trends for FOX Sports 1, Big East in 2015

There were plenty of theories about what caused the poor Big East ratings on FOX Sports 1 in 2014. Among the most prominent were: No one knows where to find the channel. It takes time to build a loyal base. The product wasn’t great. The results for 2015 are in, and the prognosis isn’t any […]

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Steve Taylor to transfer from Marquette

In a rather shocking Tweet, Marquette announced Steve Taylor would be transferring from the program. #mubb's Steve Taylor Jr. leaving program & will transfer. Appeared in 90 career games for MU in 3 yrs. — MarquetteMBB (@MarquetteMBB) March 18, 2015 Taylor will be a senior next season, and will have to sit out a […]

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Revenue, profit up for Marquette in 2013-’14

Forbes listed Marquette as the 15th most valuable NCAA team in it’s most recent rankings today. The data was based on the 2013-’14 filings to the U.S. Department of Education, which are available to the public here. Having seen that, I wanted to delve a little further into the data, as this was the first time […]

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