Ryan Glasspeigel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.

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MLB
Ryan Glasspiegel

This Hank Aaron Clip With David Letterman Is Fantastic

Hank Aaron, one of the most beloved professional athletes of the 20th Century, died Friday at the age of 86. On top of retiring as MLB’s home run king (a distinction many still grant to him because of how Barry Bonds passed him), Aaron had a sense of humor that was magnetic. Watch this clip

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Media News
Ryan Glasspiegel

American Trust in Media at All-Time Low

The Edelman Trust Barometer has been in publication for 21 years. According to Axios, this year’s results indicate that trust in the media is at an all-time low. Edelman shared their results with Axios, and the numbers are staggering: On the statement that “Journalists and reporters are purposely trying to mislead people by saying things

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Politics
Ryan Glasspiegel

Tennessee Republicans Threaten to Withhold School Funding in Districts Without In-Person Classes

A potentially volatile situation is brewing in the Tennessee legislature, where Republicans are threatening to pull school funding for districts that do not offer in-person classes for at least 70 days for kindergarten through eighth grade. As the Tennessean notes, Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson and House Majority Leader William Lamberth have filed a bill

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NCAAF
Ryan Glasspiegel

Phil Fulmer Gets a Golden Parachute from Tennessee

Tennessee athletic director Phil Fulmer is retiring now that the program has discovered recruiting violations that allegedly occurred under former head coach Jeremy Pruitt. According to Dan Patrick, Vols assistants gave recruits McDonald’s bags stuffed with cash. While the university fired Pruitt for cause in an attempt to avoid his $12 million buyout — though

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Media News
Ryan Glasspiegel

NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Ratings Breakdown

The second round of the NFL playoffs is in the books, so it’s a good time to look at the TV viewership compared to last season. Here are the numbers (this year’s are via Showbuzz Daily, last year’s are via Sports Media Watch): You always want to see a positive percent change rather than a

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Politics
Ryan Glasspiegel

Joe Biden Sworn in As 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America today. In his inaugural speech, he preached a message of unity. “Folks this is a time of testing,” he said. “We face an attack on our democracy and on truth. A raging virus. Growing inequity. The sting of systemic racism.

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Golf
Ryan Glasspiegel

Deion Sanders Urged Donald Trump to Pardon Lil’ Wayne

Donald Trump released a statement detailing dozens of pardons in his final full day as president of the United States on Tuesday. One thing that stood out in the sports/entertainment world was that Deion Sanders — the NFL legend and current coach of Jackson State football — lobbied for the rapper Lil’ Wayne (real name

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