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V.25 No.7 | 2/18/2016


The Daily Word in Lawsuits, Kanye West and Saturday Night Live

By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Feb 15 2016 3:30 PM ]
The Daily Word

Peyton Manning is facing some harsh allegations.

I bet Donald Trump was that kid who got picked last by all his classmates growing up. I mean, what else would explain his ridiculous actions?

But how does one get themselves $53M in debt?

Saturday Night Live has added 10 more years to my life with the most accurate and hilarious skit.

Whole Foods is my real American Dream.

Lady Gaga pays tribute to legendary prince David Bowie.

Life has never been more clear and I owe it all to this life hack that has changed my life for the greater good.

V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015

The Daily Word on gentrification, New Horizons, and Dan Webster

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Nov 4 2015 11:49 AM ]
The Daily Word

A compilation of the many articles written about local fallen APD officer Dan Webster.

The widow of Robin Williams reveals new information about his pre-mortem state.

A free place to live and get paid to play video games is coming to ABQ, to the excitement of many.

NASA's deep space probe New Horizons has passed Pluto and is steering toward our future.

Rub gentrification into the faces of the impoverished.

Donald Trump's new book is, as expected, full of fluff and stuff.

Tarantino faces the backlash from his newest movie with an honest expression of feelings.

A new app puts modern medicine at new doctors fingertips.

V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013


The Daily Word in Guns & Ammo, Typhoon Haiyan and Stupid Vacations

By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 8 2013 10:12 AM ]
The Daily Word

Strongest. Storm. Ever.

Measles and mumps are getting the band back together.

Guns & Ammo magazine fired their editor for writing a pro-gun control editorial.

When will Star Wars: Episode VII come out?

It’s harder to sit through a full-movie GIF than a full movie.

Traveling is lame.

This app makes your pet talk. “I’m calling PACA!”

Irritatingly skittish meerkats are frightened by scraping noises.

Mexico City’s punk scene explained.

Imagine the life of an aging superhero.

When’s the best time to drink coffee?

Desperately seeking comrade.

Homeland Security is interested in an APD officer.

Meet the muckers of Solid Waste.

First it was train whistles. Now it’s the beeping batting cage.

Happy birthday Tara Reid. We got you a Sharknado.

V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012
UNM coach Steve Alford cuts down the net after the Lobos win the MWC tournament.
Photo by Sam Morris for the Las Vegas Sun


Hangover Sports Roundup

Lobos win conference tournament and get the No. 5 seed, March Madness apps

By Justin Goodrum [ Mon Mar 12 2012 12:08 PM ]

Lobo Basketball

After this weekend, it’s understandable why the Lobos are on cloud nine. They beat their conference archrivals UNLV and San Diego State en route to a Mountain West Conference Tournament Championship. UNM was also awarded a fifth seed in the NCAA Tournament.

And after winning a share of the regular season title, the Lobos must feel they've accomplished most of their goals they set in the preseason. But if they want to achieve the ultimate goal of advancing to the Sweet 16, they must battle an enemy that almost ruined their season: complacency.

The team was full of swagger and confidence after they beat San Diego State and UNLV in the regular season and were ranked in the Top 25. But then they let their guard down and lost two consecutive road games. Since that time, the Lobos are on a five-game winning streak and seem to have a renewed focus on defense.

Long Beach State has played one of the toughest schedules in the nation and will face the Lobos in the second round in Portland, Ore. If they advance, a potential match up against the Big East champion, Louisville, awaits.

March Madness apps

For most people, it’s almost impossible to sit on the couch and watch the entire tournament. However, that doesn't mean you have to miss out on all the action. Here are a few mobile applications that will ensure you never miss any possession or buzzer beater:

The NCAA has their official March Madness Live mobile app for iOS and Android that should satisfy any basketball junkie. Fans will be able to fill out a bracket, get live updates on their favorite teams and even watch every game for a one-time fee of $3.99. So far usability has been pretty seamless, so hopefully it delivers at game time.

ESPN also has its Bracket Bound mobile app which offers in-depth opinions and analysis on the tournament. It’s available for for iOS and Android and offers up-to-date Twitter feeds of ESPN personalities, video analysis and the ability to follow your team’s progress in the big dance. The only negative is the app still lists the projected field of the tournament and hides the real bracket in the top corner of the application. Despite the drawback, the app is free and offers users the ability to win $100,000 for the winner of the Tournament Challenge.

With these two apps, there's zero excuse why you shouldn't be the smartest fan in the room.

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