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State Fair SHowdown 2019

By Darrell Devaul
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Darrell Devaul
PoweringU; Senior Editor
10/21/2019

This year was a good year for the State Fair of Texas. The State Fair of Texas is the largest state fair in the United States. The State Fair has the traditional rides and good food, and lastly the centerpiece is around the annual College Football games such as OU VS Texas and Grambling State VS Prairie View University. The State Fair Showdown game between Southern and Texas Southern University, was started by Lone Star Sports in 2018. This was a combined effort with the City of Dallas. The game is held the last weekend of the State Fair. Southern University enters the games with a 3-3 record in the SWAC West Conference to battle against t...

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Make Premium Cocktails at Home

By Darrell Devaul
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Get your favorite cocktails on demand with Bartesian Premium Cocktails CES 2019 :

New Product Review By Darrell Devaul:PoweringU

I had an opportunity to try out this product at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Technology is evolving by leaps and bounds. This is a new product that will be doing that. Here is a product that will change your lifestyle, keep money in your pocket and you can become your very own bartender at home.

Bartesian is a cocktail maker machine, which can help you to make premium cocktails on-demand at home. With the availability of Bartesian, making delicious cocktails is not difficult anymore. You can create delicious cocktails by yourself with ease because all the required things...

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Presented By Lone Star Sports

By Darrell Devaul: PoweringU : Senior Editor

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The inauguration of the 2018 State Fair Football Showdown was between Texas Southern University and Southern University. This sporting event that took 4 years to happen ended in an upset for Texas Southern University as they were defeated 21-7 by Southern University.

The long awaited battle took place Saturday, October 20th, 2018 . The weather was great considering the rain and although attendance was down a bit from previous football showdowns, Southern University’s alumni supported the winning team with a great turn out.

With a little less crowd support for Texas Southern, they still weathered the storm of def...

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By Darrell Devaul. PoweringU Senior Editor

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The Octagon Sports Marketing Symposium was a day and a half gathering of some of the greatest minds in sports marketing looking for insight and networking. Studies, discussions, and talks wound their way through October 30 and 31, covering everything from creativity, strategic sponsorship, and experiential marketing, focusing on the symposium theme: “Fan Forward: How to Win Fans in the Next Generation of Brand Sponsorship”.

Now that the symposium has come to an end, here is a recap of the two day event, as well as my top rated speaking events.

The events topic for day one were Coming to North America: How will Global Events Drive Sports ...

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Having fun with Dirty Laundry

By Darrell Devaul

By Darrell Devaul

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Product Review

Kids and Cleaning up their room does not go together. No one knows it better than parents that how hard it gets to make the kids clean up the room. They will start playing with the stuff or show the items that they have found while cleaning the room. You will notice that they will end up wasting a lot of time and creating more mess that you will have to clean afterward.

There is a new product that is changing the way kids are cleaning up and having fun at the same time. The Dirty Dunk Collection is here. The Dirty Dunk laundry, Hamper gives you the opportunity to clean up your dirty room and have fun at the same time.

Dirty Dunk Collection

With the Dirty Dunk ...

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Chandon Sullivan is the Cornerback of the Georgia State University Football. The 21 years old player is ready to take the high road with his multiple school records that he earned in his 4 years career. In school, he played in more 49 record games and thrice the all-conference team selected him because of his passion for the game. He has also known as the leader when it comes to career interpretation.


It comes as no surprise that the Georgia native is the first player in Georgia State University football history to attend the Senior Bowl. What inspires you. I talked about my company PoweringU. PoweringU Motto is #Find Your Why”. I asked him What makes him strong and successful. His s...

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By Darrell Devaul: Senior Editor: PoweringU

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Everyone has a special dream that they want to come true. However, most of the people do not have the skills or the power to make their dreams come true. As a result, they start to expect the same thing from their kids. Over the past few years, it has been noticed that most of the parents are trying to live through their kids by making them achieve the goals they were not able to. You might be wondering that how this happens, here let us share a famous example with you.

Lavar Ball Controversy Recently, it has been reported that the LiAngelo with two of his friends were found shoplifting in China. Due to the incident they were not only punished...

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By; Darrell Devaul : Senior Editor : PoweringU

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Whether you believe it or not it is a fact that in this rapidly advancing world, social media is here stay. As the number of individuals using social media sites is rapidly growing there is a chance that soon such sites will become the most utilized platform on the internet.

It might be exciting to have a social life where you share everything with your friends but over the past few years, it has been noticed that social media is not very beneficial for the players. It has been bashing the image of athletes. So to help out the future generation here we have a few tips that they need to consider.

Trolling Trolling is most common these days and the ...

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By Darrell Devaul: Senior Editor


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CES has become one of the world famous events. It can be regarded as the gathering of the people that want innovations in the sports business and thus, can do anything for it. This is the reason that the executives from the leading business organizations, the sports investors as well as the celebrities attended the sports business innovation every year.\


The event goes on for continuous three days and much leadership related big decisions are made. Apart from that, all the brands are activated that are driven by technology. This means that it is the perfect celebration for all those innovative minds that want to introduce some kind of new technology not into s...

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Breaking Down the Top 100 Most Engaging Posts of 2015: MLB



In Major League Baseball, the discrepancy between Facebook and Instagram in the top 100 posts is less so than the NFL. Facebook still holds the most posts with 53 and, on average, has more popular posts with an average ranking among the top 100 of 39 as opposed to Instagram’s average ranking of 64.



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In using the MVPindex software this is what, I found.



David Ortiz, the current number 2 MLB player on MVPindex, is the big winner on our top 100 list from 2015. Big Papi has 34 entries on our list, 8 more than current MVPindex number one Mike Trout of the Angels. While Ortiz has the 5th most followers of any MLB player on Instag...

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