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. And our weekly Internet TV show, “Gold and Black LIVE,” is at 2 p.m. Fridays at and

Call us at 800-876-4678 for more information.

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

1. Is the digital edition of Gold and Black Expressthe 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.

2. Do I need any special software or browsers to view the pages?

No. You only need to have JavaScript turned on. However, since all browsers come preconfigured with this setting on by default, simply make no changes and you will be ready to view Gold and Black Express.

3. Will the site work if I have a Mac computer or tablet?


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

Call us toll free at 800-876-4678 or e-mail us at And you can always contact publisher Alan Karpick direct by phone at 765-237-5078 or e-mail at

5. Can I view Gold and Black  Express on more than one computer?

Yes. However, you must remember to log out of the first computer in order to log in again on the second. If you fail to do so, you will be denied access. Your subscription entitles you to only one login. But you may log in from any computer and you must follow this procedure to do so.