About Mark Travis, Founder

Mark Travis, Founder , is a 20-year old sportswriter that is currently attending Oklahoma State University as a Sports Media/Sports Management double major. He started But The Game Is On in 2008 as an outlet for his praise of Michael Crabtree and has built it into a network. He also writes columns for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and has been credentialed by major organizations like the NBA, NFL, MLB, Nike and Team USA Basketball.



Author Archives: Mark Travis, Founder

The Rising Sun

April 11th, 2014 | by Mark Travis, Founder

Goran Dragic is having an MVP-caliber season. He’s shattered his career high in PER, posting a 21.78 rating as of


The Death Of College Basketball

February 11th, 2014 | by Mark Travis, Founder

When I met with Marcus Smart this summer so that I could begin working on a longform feature about his


Cowboys Prepping For Winter

November 29th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

Not even 15 seconds into yesterday’s Thanksgiving matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the undermanned Oakland Raiders, it seemed like


A Second Chance

November 28th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

At the end of the third quarter of last night’s game between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors, the


Back Again

November 21st, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

When you put your heart and soul into something, pouring out your blood, sweat and tears while working towards a


Where’s Omer Going?

November 15th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

Just as I sat down to write an article about how the Dwight Howard-Omer Asik duo had been extremely ineffective


A Hollywood Ending

October 30th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

For the most part, this game was much closer than you would expect for a matchup between one of the


Welcome Back, NBA

October 29th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

With the 2013-14 NBA season kicking off tonight, it’s time to take a look at some of the major storylines


Dallas Mavericks Preview

October 27th, 2013 | by Mark Travis, Founder

Point Guards Can someone check to see if the Mavericks hired David Kahn as a consultant this off-season? After letting



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