The authority on Purdue Boilmakers sports and recruiting

About Gold and Black

Gold and Black is a multi-platform media company that covers Purdue athletics like no one else. Gold and Black Illustrated subscriptions include 50 issues a year, with extensive coverage of  football and men’s basketball and recruiting. An annual subscription  50 issues of Gold and Black Express, a digital interactive magazine that publishes weekly during the sports seasons. Express is delivered to your inbox  on Mondays during basketball and Mondays and Thursdays during football season.

John Purdue Club members receive Gold and Black Express as part of their membership. For more information about the John Purdue Club call 1-800-213-2239 or visit the website at

Aside from Express, Gold and Black operates the website, a nearly minute-by-minute accounting of Purdue sports, with breaking news on football and basketball commitments, game previews and coverage, features, analysis and the message board Knucklehead Central, a meeting place for the most ardent Purdue fans to share their opinions.

And never miss out on Gold and Black Radio, which is at 10 a.m. Mondays all year and at 11 a.m. Fridays during the football season, at, or subscribe by searching “Gold and Black Radio” on iTunes. We also have regular editions of “Gold and Black Radio Express” featuring “Gold and Black Memories and short podcasts from our staff. And our weekly Internet TV show, “Gold and Black LIVE,” is at 2 p.m. Fridays at and

Call us at 765-237-5002 for more information.

Here are some common questions and answers about Gold and Black:

1. Is the digital edition of Gold and Black Express the same as

No. The editorial content and approach is different. Our goal is to make the breaking news, real-time version with daily recruiting updates, news items, recruit videos, press conference coverage and more. Gold and Black Express  is a weekly updated sent to your e-mail box. analysis, columns, Q&As, historical stories and much more.

4. What do I do if I have a problem with the site?

You can e-mail us at And you can always contact publisher Alan Karpick direct by phone at 765-237-5078 or e-mail at