What inspired you to be an NFL agent? The need for holistic advocacy. I have always loved the game and grew up around football–when the people I care about began to get recruited by colleges and take the next step in their careers, I saw a real need for representation and advocacy that considers the entirety of the person and not just the athlete and/or … Continue reading Emily Staker on pursing her passion as an NFL agent and attorney.
Is there any connection between being physically active and creating content for yoursports media outlet? I believe in general there is a strong connection with being a trainer and how I go about interviews and storytelling in sports media. Both require connections and trust to get vulnerability. If you want to share someone’s story and interview them, that all starts with building a foundation of … Continue reading Keep up with Alyssia Graves! Her journey as a podcast host, and working in sports media.
What was your first job in sports media? My first job in sports media was a freelance digital reporter position with Sports Illustrated’s FanNation. I was hosting/editing videos for their Broncos and Raiders websites to start off, then I added written coverage of USC football/basketball along with videos and going to the games in LA. Then from there I added Colts, Eagles, Giants and occasionally … Continue reading Arizona Football reporter, Kim Becker is setting the standard in sports media
What inspired you to start Gridiron Rush? From a young age, college football captured my heart. It is my first love and my greatest passion. My love and passion for the game inspired me to start Gridiron Rush. It has been almost three years since I started my blog and I can’t wait to see where it is headed in the near future. Which Four … Continue reading College Football Preview with Rebecca Mardikian’s Gridiron Rush
1. What inspired The Porch Podcast? The Porch Podcast was inspired by myself and my former teammate needing to find an outlet away from our day-to-day lives to speak about sports, entertainment and everything else that we love. 2. Best guest you have had on your podcast? It’s hard to say who’s been the “best” guest. Every guest has been amazing and have shared their … Continue reading Darnell Smith Q&A
Tom Izzo is already a historical figure in the college basketball world. Today, he just added to his incredible resume. The Big Ten is arguably the best conference right in college basketball and has a ton of depth, but Tom Izzo somehow keeps his team in the upper echelon year in and year out. Today, Izzo matched Bob Knight’s record for the most wins by … Continue reading Izzo Makes History
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Michigan vs Iowa Seeing some different faces in the Big Ten Championship game is somewhat refreshing this year. Both Michigan and Iowa have stellar defenses so it will be fun to see which team really steps up to the challenge. If I had to guess, it would be Iowa’s defense that really has to put on a show in this game. Michigan has an offense … Continue reading Championship Weekend
1. Cardinals (5-0) 2. Bucs (4-1) 3. Bills (4-1) 4. Packers (4-1) 5. Ravens (4-1) 6. Rams (4-1) 7. Chargers (4-1) 8. Cowboys (4-1) 9. Browns (3-2) 10. Chiefs (2-3) Continue reading NFL Week 5 Power Rankings
Hot take, Wilson may not play for the Seahawks past this season. Let’s take a look at Sundays slate. Continue reading NFL Sunday Best Bets (Week 5)