Morning Uristocrat: Michael Vicks new contract, Kevin Durant’s 59 Points, Miami troubles, Student Loans, iTunes Match and more…


Eagles, Vick Agree On Six-Year Deal
Quarterback Michael Vick will make Philadelphia his home beyond the 2011 season. On Monday night, the Eagles announced that they have agreed to terms on a new six-year deal with their franchise quarterback. There will be a press conference on Tuesday which you can watch on Eagles Live! beginning at 12:30 PM.
Read More: PhiladelphiaEagles.com

NBA stars pack the house for exhibition
With the NBA mired in a bitter labor dispute, some of the league’s biggest stars descended on Morgan State University in Baltimore to play an exhibition game Tuesday night.Kevin Durant, representing the Washington D.C.-based Goodman League, scored a game-high 59 points, but his team lost 149-141 to Carmelo Anthony’s Baltimore-based Melo League squad, which included Anthony, LeBron James and Chris Paul.
Read more: ESPN

Jacory Harris 1 of 8 Canes reprimanded
Quarterback Jacory Harris and 11 other Miami players who accepted extra benefits from former booster Nevin Shapiro will be allowed by the NCAA to play again, the first sanctions in a scandal that continues to overshadow the Hurricanes. Of those, eight will miss at least one game, and all 12 must pay restitution.
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Stultifying Student Loans hamper economic recovery
Student loan debt has increased more than 5 fold in the last 10 years, and shows no sign of abating. Not only is there a necessity to find alternative, inexpensively means of delivering instruction, but also assessing and certifying skills in ways other than degrees, classes, and certificates from higher education institutions. Uristocrat Note: Visit the site to see a lot of interesting infographics on Student Loans in the US today
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WATCH: This Is How iTunes Match Will Work (And No, It’s Not A “Streaming” Service)
There are some excellent videos floating around today from Insanely Great Mac showing off the developer beta of iTunes Match. The beta, which was released last night, scans the tracks in your iTunes library and lets you download them to any iDevice or computer tied to your iTunes account. There’s no need to sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your computer.The service will cost $25 per year to use once it goes live to the public.
Read more: BusinessInsider