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The 'Let's show a little love for James Jones' quiz

On Wednesday, an NBA player who has been to the last seven Finals retired, and you probably didn't even notice.James Jones, LeBron's teammate since 2010, hung 'em up after 14 years in the Association to become VP of Basketball Operations for the Phoenix Suns. Chosen by Indiana with the 49th pick of the 2003 Draft, Jones might just be the most accomplished 13th man in league history...
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Making an NFL GM change in the summer has its benefits

Perhaps it’s not something bound to be remembered by most fans, the 2017 NFL offseason has been notable for the way teams have shaken up their front office late in the roster building process. Since the NFL Draft, three teams have made a change at general manager: the Buffalo Bills dismissed Doug Whaley, the Kansas City Chiefs said goodbye to John Dorsey, and just this week the...
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The 'Yoan Moncada era starts now' quiz

The MLB trade deadline is still just about two weeks away, but that hasn't stopped teams from pulling off a number of significant deals over the last seven days. Jose Quintana went from the South Side to the North Side of Chicago, while the Nationals were able to find some much needed relief. And on Tuesday, the trend continued as two close-but-not-quite-blockbuster deals went down...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles need to unwind past deals if they are going to rebuild

There is only one question to ask when discussing the Baltimore Orioles in 2017: what the hell happened here?Just a few months ago, the O’s looked as if their breakout of 2016 had just been the start of something much bigger. Armed with one of the game’s most potent lineups, built around a premiere star in Manny Machado, the defending American League home run champ in Mark Trumbo...
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BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: Sam Hinkie is calling the shots

This year, the NBA opened a new hotline where players can call to voice their opinions about officiating, argue about flagrant fouls and, if you’re Draymond Green, explain how your leg naturally juts out in a kicking motion. Not to be outdone, the BIG3 has also created a hotline for its players.Yardbarker has obtained a transcript of the week of calls from the BIG3 office, which...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'No one is betterer than Roger Federer' quiz

Over the weekend, Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon singles championship and his 19th major overall, both records on the men's side. If there was any debate prior, there really isn't much to argue about now: Roger Federer is the greatest men's tennis player of all-time. Some are even making the argument the Federer is the top athlete ever, regardless of sport. Whether or not...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Youth in baseball is cyclical' quiz

2017 has been the year of Aaron Judge, and rightfully so. He has simply overshadowed all of his peers (as 6'7'' folks are wont to do) both on the field and off of it. But over in the National League, the Dodgers have a world-beating rookie as well, who just happens to be three years younger than Judge.  Simply put, Cody Bellinger has been a revelation for the Dodgers. He's currently...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The unexpected rise of the Connecticut Sun

The WNBA announced its All-Star Game starters recently, with quite a few future Hall of Famers due to run the court in Seattle later this month. As in any other exhibition game for a league, there is usually a player or two who represent a team that has shocked the world a bit, and this year’s game is no exception thanks to the Connecticut Sun.The doormat of the Eastern Conference...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Getaway Day: Class is back in session

With the All-Star Game and its festivities behind us, the pennant chase is back underway. Everything changes in this part of the year and in the brief return back to action over the weekend, we have already seen some trends emerge ahead of the trade deadline, from Jose Quintana's dominant debut in his new cross-town address in Chicago to Cody Bellinger and the Dodgers continuing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Safeties in numbers' quiz

Summertime is the calm before the storm as far as the NFL season is concerned, but over the last few years a new tradition has taken hold during this time: getting publicly upset over arbitrary ranking lists.The NFL Network has been putting out it's annual Top 100 list for seven years now, and like clockwork, you absolutely count on at least one NFL player taking the list makers...
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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The 'Let's show a little love for James Jones' quiz

Making an NFL GM change in the summer has its benefits

The 'Yoan Moncada era starts now' quiz

The Orioles need to unwind past deals if they are going to rebuild

BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: Sam Hinkie is calling the shots

The 'No one is betterer than Roger Federer' quiz

The 'Youth in baseball is cyclical' quiz

The unexpected rise of the Connecticut Sun

Getaway Day: Class is back in session

The 'Safeties in numbers' quiz

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