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Power Rankings: Marquette Sports Journalists

While stuck on a train in some severe weather last week, I saw that Jen Lada, a Marquette alum, was moving from CSN Chicago to ESPN. Not Marquette basketball news, per se, but interesting nonetheless. That got me thinking, though, at just what a powerhouse Marquette was in the sports journalism field, relative to its […]

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How do FOX Sports’ cutbacks affect MU, Big East?

Every time I post or Tweet negative news about FOX Sports 1, I get a decent amount of pushback from Marquette fans and Big East fans in general. The gist of most complaints is that it’s still early and I’m just scaring the kids. No need to rock the boat. While FS1 is still in its […]

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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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NCAA Free Agent Tracker: 5/7/1

Paint Touches will be keeping the Marquette faithful updated with the Free Agent Tracker, a continuously updated report on all the immediately eligible transfers with the resume to possibly deserve a call from Coach Wojo.

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