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The most controversial NFL suspensions

The NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season on Thursday for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. The news comes after Rice got into an altercation with then-fiancée Janay Palmer at an Atlantic City hotel in February. Rice allegedly struck Palmer unconscious while in a casino elevator, as video later surfaced...
Via NESN.com
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Best, worst in-season trades for each team from last 20 years

The big midseason trade can have a vast array of effects on a team, but there are obviously two extreme scenarios – a World Championship on one hand, and a complete disaster on the other. But really, most trades fall somewhere in the middle. We decided it would be a good idea, just a week and a half before the deadline, to revisit each team’s biggest triumph and biggest misstep...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

12 managers who are on the hot seat

In the last few of months the landscape of Major League Baseball’s managerial dead pool has changed. As recently as a few months ago people were wondering if Mike Scioscia was done, as his high-priced Los Angeles Angels languished around .500. Then like the other Los Angeles team did last year, the Angels have caught fire and are on the verge of catching the Oakland A’s...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

Just as the NFL’s unofficial summer vacation wraps up, we want to keep things macro for one final big-picture look at the NFL history books with a completely subjective summary of what we feel are the 25 most memorable plays in football history. A few rules. First, we’re restricting this to the Super Bowl era. Why? Because we’re using the word “memorable” as literally as...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 NHL players who will bounce back in 2014-15

The 2013-14 season was a rough one for a lot of NHL players. Injuries and lengthy slumps caused a number of players to fall well short of lofty expectations. The 2014-15 season brings a new opportunity for these players to once again find their footing and shake off the failures from the previous campaign. Here are 10 players who will bounce back in 2014-15. Steven Stamkos – Tampa...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Most confrontational sports interviews of all-time

There comes a time in even the best of relationships when passion and some anger boils over. If this can happen between loved ones, imagine when a player or a coach decides that he is done with putting up with the media. And then imagine when this decision comes in the middle of said player or coach being interviewed by a media personality.  The results range from comedy of epic...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

With the 2014 MLB trade deadline fast approaching, we figured it made sense to put all the trades on one page for those of you who don’t have the time to scour multiple pages in order to find the information you want.  This page will be constantly updated between now and the real trade deadline towards the end of August. Also make sure to check out the analysis of each of the...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest busts in WWE history

Hype isn’t always a good thing for a new WWE wrestler. Sometimes too much hype can create unattainable expectations from fans. The cream doesn’t always rise to the top in these instances as these 10 busts can attest to.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Introducing the KSK scale of NFL sadness

Via Waiting For Next Year College football has its polls. Other sites have their power rankings. But at KSK, we like when people suffer; it brings them down to our level. So, on the eve of the opening of training camps, we’re introducing our new KSK Scale of Sadness, tracking – or, rather, wallowing with – the saddest teams and fan bases in the league through camp, preseason...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College football's most improved teams

Every college football season brings a surprise or two each fall. And if you need evidence of that statement, take a look at the two teams that...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best MLB prospects by projected WAR

Recently, in these pages, Marc Hulet released his midseason top-25 prospect list — designed, that particular post, to sort out the best prospects in baseball according to overall future potential. What follows is a different thing than that — designed to identify not baseball’s top prospects, but rather the rookie-eligible players* who are most ready […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Wrestlers dressed like total dorks

Via Twitter Last week, an old photo of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson started making the rounds and it had us all howling with laughter. After all, there’s nothing funnier than old fashion styles rocked by famous people, because it’s just about the only thing we can make fun of them for, at least until they eventually get into trouble with the IRS or an ex leaks all of their sordid...
Via With Leather
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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Most controversial NFL suspensions

Best, worst in-season trades for each team

12 managers who are on the hot seat

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

10 NHL players looking to bounce back in 2014-15

Most confrontational sports interviews

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

The biggest busts in WWE history

Introducing the scale of NFL sadness

College football's most improved teams

Best MLB prospects by projected WAR

Gallery: Wrestlers dressed like dorks

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